New York State Teachers' Page
Gateway to 21st Century Skills  

"The Gateway expands educators' capability to access Internet-based lesson plans, instructional units and other educational materials in all forms and formats. "   Formerly called the Gateway to Educational Materials, and developed under sponsorship by the U.S. Department of Education, the Gateway is now administered by JES & Co.

 Discovery Education
The Discovery Channel's web site for teachers, students, parents, and administrators includes lesson plans, teaching tools,  homework help, clip art, a puzzlemaker, brainbooster activities, Science Fair Central, and more.
Lesson Corner   Many features are available free, but a reasonably-priced membership gives you added benefits.  Try the Math Worksheet Generator and the Puzzle Maker .
Scholastic Book Expert Online  Search this extensive catalog of titles which lists genres, interest and reading levels, lexile score, word count, and SRC! recommendation and points for each book, along with a note of any potentially sensitive content.  
Yahoo Directory K-12 Lesson Plans
Link to web sites offering lesson plans.
Yahoo Education and Teaching
Link to web sites for educators at all levels, and to resources for student teachers, substitutes, and for info on assessment, evaluation, certification, and more.
ThinkFinity Free education resources, brought to the web by the Verizon Foundation.
Teaching Tolerance   Teaching kits offer support for lessons on civil rights, anti-bullying, and accepting others who are different from you.
Family Education Network
Free resources include printables, newsletters, activities. Members access more options.
a to z teacher stuff
A to Z Teacher Stuff includes lesson plans, printable activities, articles, discussion forums for teachers, and a store featuring downloadable eBooks.
Class trips in NYS   This list of field trip ideas in New York State is provided by NYSUT.
Harcourt Trade Publishers Free educational materials here.
Cool Freebie Links Find freebies of all types here; check the teacher section for educational items.
Chat with other teachers, read job listings, get the latest "buzz."
Lesson Planet
Fee-based service to teachers.  This link provided as a service to those who subscribe.

updated 2 Oct. 2012