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Finding the Best Programs, Websites and Books and Materials
Report Card
Planning for Instruction: SOL's, curriculums, etc.

ALA Best books lists, past and present

Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children

NCSS National Council for the Social Studies: Notable Books

NCTM National Council for Teachers of Mathematics: Elementary Resources

NSTA - National Science Teacher's Association: Outstanding Science Trade Books

Notable Trade Books in the Field of Social Studies from NCSS

CBC - Children's Book Council

Outstanding Science Tradebooks for Children from NSTA

Sites for Teachers -more than you can read in a lifetime, but great stuff!

Cyberbee -links, plans, how-to's for teachers

WVPT - programs and scheduling

ALA's 750 Great Websites for Teachers, Students, Parents, and Librarians

Snaith Primary School
British elementary school with great links

The Webquest Page

Webquests for Learning

Websites for Teachers

Zoom School


Professional Development

Albemarle County TSIP Guide and Information - schedules and requirements for technology certification

Division of Teacher Education & Licensure - DOE

Opportunities Catalog Online

2004 CAI Homepage



Report Card Log-In

Pals Login


Tools for Teachers:


(password required)

TrackStar : create a webquest or just a set of links for students to access from the TrackStar site.

Every graphic organizer format you can think of! From Enchanted Learning
(members only ask Genevieve for password)

Rubistar: rubric maker for your project-based learning activities

Kathy Schrock's Links to Many Rubrics and Rubric Information

More rubric makers, including a general purpose one.

Project-Based-Learning Checklist Generator

Web Worksheet Wizard: easily make web pages for your students.

Puzzle Maker

Bingo Card Generator

Read, Write, Think
lots of great interactives!

Interactive Science Games
Great for Smart Board!

Resources for Teaching the VA SOL's
includes curriculum frameworks, enhanced scope & sequence as well as test blueprints and much more!

Released SOL Test Items

Albemarle County Curriculum Guides

Virginia Pathways

Jefferson Lab's online test practice

Commonwealth of Knowledge : lesson plans and resources for VA SOLs 

Connections Database: connect books to the SOLs!


For Librarians

Albemarle County Schools Library Media Curriculum and Handbook

Spectrum Catalogs Across the Division (only through the WAN)

Internet School Library Media Center - great guide to all areas of media management

A collection of copyright links

A great cataloging aid: Sunlink

L.I.O.N. Librarians Information Online Network

School Library Journal


Working with Technology

Media, Research & Technology Curriculum (MRT) - scope and sequence.

Albemarle County Office of Technology

ISTE -International Society for Technology in Education

Internet 4 Classrooms great resources including links and downloads