Teachers and Homeschool Resources

Education & PD Resources

Explora Educators Edition

Find more than 2100 full text scholarly journals and over 1,700 peer-reviewed, full-text journals. Collection provides focus on education by provide full text for over 500 high-quality education journals.

Explora Educators Edition also provides access to lesson plans, students tools, curriculum standards and links to sites valuable for teachers.

Thematic Units and Lesson Plans

Digital Information Literacy Rubric

Digital Literacy describes a process whereby students and library patrons conduct research using online databases to find answers to their personal or academic questions by evaluating the quality of the resources found. When it comes to information literacy, it is clear that technology and the research process go hand-in-hand.

Explora Resources for Educators

This guide provides lesson plans and other resources for educators using Explora.

Science Reference Center - Educator Resources

This guide provides lesson plans and other resources for educators using Science Reference Center.

Other Sites

Annenberg Media

Annenberg Media provides access to professional development materials for educators. The resources are free, and include video-on-demand, live streaming video events, and other materials available for purchase. The site also provides access to the Annenberg Channel, a free satellite channel for schools, libraries, colleges, universities, and other public access channels.

Khan Academy

Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization created in 2006 provides access to short video lectures, practice exercises and tools for educators. All resources are available for free. Content is mainly available in English but is also available in other languages.

Missouri Digital Heritage

An archive of information about the history of Missouri and local communities including educational resources like classroom curricula.