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Digital Audio Books

Resources for Teachers

Student/Teacher Assignment Alert

Submit our online Assignment Alert Form to let the library know about upcoming assignment/project needs.

Library Visits

We love having groups visit the Portage Public Library. Please fill out the Library Visit Form at least 2 weeks in advance of your visit.  And download a library card application form to distribute to your students.


New BadgerLink resource announced

ECB.org is excited to offer Digital Science Online, free of cost to all Wisconsin educators via BadgerLink.

Digital Science Online is a new collection of standards-based visual teaching tools for the elementary and middle school science classroom and includes:

A link to the site is at http://tinyurl.com/c2f3ucr (shortened url). For any questions, please contact BadgerLink Technical Support at http://dpi.wi.gov/rll/bl_sup.asp.

Other links through BadgerLink

Teaching Books    TeachingBooks.net's database of instructional materials will enliven your K–12 reading and library activities.

Badgerlink for Students    Students can research numerous topics.

Litfinder  Literature resource site for students and teachers

Wisconsin Media Lab   Videos on various educational topics



Teacher Web Sites

Best Websites for Teaching & Learning

Top 20 Web Sites No Teacher Should Start the School Year Without

Sites that will help teachers start the school year.  A lot of techie stuff.

Scholastic's Teachers

Icebreakers, plans, and units for the K-5 grade levels.

Educator's Pages

Free teacher web sites- EducatorPages.com is a free service for teachers which allows you to build a web site in minutes.  100% free!

The Teacher's Corner

Teacher resources and lesson plans.

Library Sparks

Engaging activities for every reader

Sites for Teachers

Hundreds of educational websites ranked by popularity.

Five tools for the world's best teacher

Great Sites for Middle School

History Web Sites

One of the best history web sites.

Best on the Web for Teachers

Lesson plans, timesavers, and more. Top rated web sites.

Resources for Learning

From the American Museum of Natural History

Historical Thinking Matters

A website focused on key topics in U.S. history, that is designed to teach students how to critically read primary sources and how to critique and construct historical narratives.

Teacher Planet

Themes, lesson plan ideas, templates, subject ideas, rubric templates, etc.

Top of the Class

Top of the Class was created for teachers to share their ideas and talents with each other via their classroom websites.

Internet Public Library 2 Special Pages

Elementary Teacher Resources

Top 200 Sites for Teachers & Students

Joyce Valenza's Top 25 sites for teaching and learning




Science Teacher Website Directory

Education Oasis


Resources for Math Teachers

Teacher Resource Websites on Pinterest

Scholastic:  Bulletin Board Ideas


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