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Enjoy these free, web-based resources! Your DPISD librarians have worked hard to curate this list, but, as always, please be sure to review and familiarize yourself with them prior to using with your students. 
 
If you have any suggestions for resources that should be added here, please let me know and I am more than happy to do so!
Common Sense Media
Trusted reviews of movies, television, books, games, apps and websites, plus digital citizenship lessons and resources.
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About Us | Edutopia
Online tools for K-12 educators to help with curriculum, lesson planning, integrating technology, monitoring student progress and more!
 
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PBS learning
Free lesson planning and multimedia resources across the curriculum.
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 Sail On
"Subject Area Interactive Lessons Online" is a collaborative effort of 9 local districts featuring interactive lesson support.
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read write think
Classroom resources and professional development from the International Reading Association and the NCTE.
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story online
Books read-aloud by Hollywood actors!
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goodreads
Great site for readers, book recommendations and book reviews!
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commonlit
2,000 high-quality free reading passages for grades 3-12, complemented by aligned interim assessments, growth-oriented data, and expert-led teacher development.”
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google arts and culture
Google virtual tours of National parks.
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History
Handbook of Texas Online. A comprehensive resource from the Texas State Historical Association.
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Houston Zoo
The Houston Zoo has been doing live Keeper Talks via their Facebook page and posting them on their YouTube channel!
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Khan Academy
Learning support in math, sciences and humanities with over 4,500 videos and skills practice.
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mystery science
Open-and-go lessons that inspire kids to love science - no login needed.
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Kids Zone
Games, quizzes and interactive skill-building for math, probability, graphing, and more.
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code

Learn how to code from home.

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Plans & Pricing | Generation Genius Science Videos & Lessons

Generation Genius is a great science resource for teachers. Packed with lesson plans, standard-based learning videos, activities, quizzes and more!

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