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Office of Clinical Practice - Resources

The following is a list of websites with valuable resources for the pre-service and in-service teacher. Please feel free to email us suggestions for other websites you have considered particularly helpful in your study to become a teacher or your practice as a teacher.

Professional Associations

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

The leading professional organization for early childhood educators; also offers resources for parents and child advocates.

International Reading Association

A professional membership organization that promotes high levels of literacy for all children and people by improving the quality of reading instruction.

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Works to ensure a quality mathematics education for all students; offers online mathematics resources for teachers, students, and families.

Council for Exceptional Children

The largest international professional organization dedicated to improving educational outcomes for individuals with exceptionalities, students with disabilities, and/or the gifted.

National Council for Social Studies

A professional organization that engages and supports educators in strengthening and advocating social studies.

National Science Teachers Association

A professional organization that promotes excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all.

School of Education Resources

Learning and Technology Resource Center

The School of Education's central resource for certification test preparation and academic support.  Offers free prep courses for the LAST, ATS-W, and CST.  Administers and grades the SEAT.

Technology Resources

This Web site contains technology resources for the childhood classroom.  It includes recommended search engines, Internet resource sites, classroom tools, software, and instructional resources.

New York Public Library Resources

New York Public Library Early Childhood Resource and Information Center

A great resource for parents, caregivers, and early childhood educators.  Contains a large collection of books, videos, and other materials on child development, parenting, and early education, and a well-equipped family room.  Offers a regular schedule of free workshops.

New York State and City Resources

The Gateway to Educational Materials

Search the instructional materials of 140 federal, state, university, non-profit, and commercial organizations for lessons, units, and other free educational materials. Easy to use. 

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence

Focuses on teaching and learning resources developed with support from 35 federal organizations such as the Library of Congress, National Science Foundation and National Gallery of Art. Each day a new resource is featured on the FREE home page.

Office of Teaching

Updated information about changes in certification regulations.

Websites For Homework Help

Kids.gov Provided by the Federal Citizen Information Center of the U.S. General Services Administration.  Offers quick access to numerous facts and government sites.

Homeworkspot.com Free and easy to use homework information portal that includes numerous resources for most subject areas and grade levels.

LibrarySpot.com Free virtual library resource center for educators, students, parents, etc.

StudyBuddy.com Formerly known as Ask Jeeves For Kids, this fast, kid-friendly site for kids enables them to search online for homework help and research for school projects.  Websites are "G-Rated" and written for children.

www.nlvm.usu.edu - This is a NSF supported project that contains a library of interactive, web-based virtual tutorials for K-12 math instruction.

www.NationalGeographic.com/homework - This easy-to-use site enables one to find information on various animals, historic figures, maps, lesson plans and more.