Tools for Instruction


Bibme is the fully automatic bibliography maker that auto fills. It’s the easiest way to build a works cited page, and it’s free.

Certificate Maker

Certificate Maker makes printing out award certificates easy. Just download, fill out & print. 100% Free. No registration required.

Classtools is a treasure trove of teaching resource templates, available free of charge. Create free games, quizzes, activities and diagrams in seconds.

Common Core Curriculum Maps

The Common Core Curriculum Mapping Project provides educators with high-quality, low-cost curriculum tools based on the Common Core State Standards. These 76 detailed curriculum Maps and sample lesson plans are designed to help K-12 educators create the kind of “well-developed, content-rich curriculum” called for in the Common Core State Standards. The Common Core Curriculum Mapping Project also offers a list of digital resources and tools for creating, collaborating, researching, and sharing. This is not intended to be a comprehensive list, as the technologies are constantly evolving. Consider it a beginning!

Graphic Organizers

Find loads of graphic organizers at, Where their goal is to provide the finest quality paper-based teaching materials to teachers and parents. They aim to make all of their worksheet modules useful, valuable and effective in everyday classroom and homeschooling situations. 

Library of Congress for Kids and Families

The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with millions of books, recordings, photographs, maps and manuscripts in its collections. The Library's mission is to support the Congress in fulfilling its constitutional duties and to further the progress of knowledge and creativity for the benefit of the American people.

Library of Congress for Teachers

The Library of Congress offers classroom materials and professional development to help teachers effectively use primary sources from the Library's vast digital collections in their teaching. Find Library of Congress lesson plans and more that meet Common Core standards, state content standards, and the standards of national organizations.

Rubrics at RubiStar

RubiStar is a free tool to help teachers create quality rubrics. Registered users can save and edit rubrics online. You can access them from home, school or on the road. Registration and use of this tool is free. 

Tools for Teachers

Find quiz generators, worksheets & flashcards, games & puzzles, plus many more tools for teachers at this comprehensive website.


Vocaroo is a new service for sending voice messages across the interwebs.