Educator Resources

RefSeek's guide to the 25 best sites for free teacher resources. All listed sites offer lessons, classroom activities, and printouts for free though most require account registration.

  • Discovery Education
    Lesson plans, student activities, and video clips for teachers. - Grade: K-12
  • Ed Helper
    Teacher resources organized by subject matter and grade. - Grade: K-9
  • EdShelf
    Socially-curated directory of education websites, mobile apps, and desktop programs. - Grade: K-12
  • EDSITEment
    Information on the humanities for parents, students, and teachers. - Grade: K-12
  • Education World
    Offers lesson plans, educator profiles, daily columns, and more. - Grade: K-12
  • Edutopia
    Parenting tips and advice as well as educational activities and ideas. - Grade: K-12
  • Family Education
    Advice for parents and educators plus lots of printables. - Grade: K-12
  • HippoCampus
    Multimedia lessons and course materials to assist students in self-study.
  • Kahoot
    Free game-based classroom learning platform that make.
  • Learning A-Z (Subscription)
    Source for a broad selection of professional online curriculum materials. - Grade: K-6
  • Open Educational Resources
    Network where teachers and professors can access and share course materials.
  • OpenLearn
    Free access to Open University course materials.
  • Quizlet
    Well designed site where students can create and share flash card sets. - Grade: K-6
  • ReadWrite Think
    Lesson plans, student interactives, and professional development resources. - Grade: K-12
  • Scholastic For Teachers
    Lesson plans, student activities, and video clips for teachers. - Grade: K-12
  • Socrative
    Assess students with activities or real time questions for insight into student understanding - Grade: K-12, Classroom Management
  • Super Teacher Worksheets
    Printable worksheets and activities for teachers, parents, tutors, and homeschool families. - Grade: K-6
  • PBS Learning Media
    High quality classroom materials for preK-12 education. - Grade: K-12
  • Teachers TV
    Engaging, professional videos and practical resources for educator development.
    Social tools, lesson plans, and advice column for teachers.
  • Teachers First
    Collection of lessons, units, and web resources in a user-friendly and ad-free format.
  • Teacher Vision
    Classroom-ready lesson plans, printables, and resources. - Grade: K-12
  • TED Ed
    Build a lesson around any TED-Ed Original, TED Talk or YouTube video. - Grade: K-12
  • Teachnology
    Online resources for educators including worksheets, lesson plans, rubrics, and more. - Grade: K-12
  • Thirteen Ed Online
    Lesson plans, classroom activities, multimedia, and links to curriculum-based sites.

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