Free Educational Resources for Alabama Teachers and Students

Alabama offers its teachers and students many free online resources that can easily be integrated into teaching and learning. Explore the sites below and be prepared to smile. :)

Alabama Learning Exchange: ALEX, a project of the Alabama Department of Education, brings together many types of educational materials and information into a time-saving, one-stop resource for teachers and administrators.

APTPlus:APTPlus provides multimedia resources for educators and students. APTPlus provides online courses as well.

Alabama Virtual Library: The Alabama Virtual Library provides all students, teachers, and citizens of the State of Alabama with online access to essential information resources. These online databases offer encyclopedia, magazine, journal, and newspaper articles, as well as other resources for research.

Encyclopedia of Alabama-EOA is a reliable resource covering Alabama's history, culture, geography, and natural environment. Like a traditional encyclopedia, it contains authoritative content based on sound scholarship. Workshop Activities

Thinkfinity: This free, comprehensive digital learning platform offers a wealth of discipline-specific, standards-based educational resources including lesson plans, interactive activities and other online resources.

HippoCampus:Locate multimedia lessons and course materials; find hlep with topics presented in popular textbooks

SAS Curriculum Pathways Learner-centered tools, lessons, and resources; audio, visual, and interactive components

Technology Course of Study

STIPD: STIPD allows staff to register for profressional development opportunities and to track their complete professional development history.

Intet Teach Affiliate Resources

Free Teaching Tools and Resources for Teachers
Visual Ranking Tool
Seeing Reason Tool
Showing Evidence Tool

Assessing Projects -Locate student-centered assessments or create your own
Help GuideJust-in-time instructions for several software applications

Other Resources

Information Literacy: Building Blocks of Research OverviewCheck out the student skills and outcomes that are involved in the building blocks; consider how to incorporate them in your classroom.