The links below are borrowed from and the following criteria were considered when choosing each site:

-It has been recently updated
-It contains the author’s name or organization
-It is not purely commercial
-It is “member friendly”
-It has been reviewed by NJEA
Awesome Library – Nice collection of special education lesson planning links.

A to Z Teacher Stuff – Browse lesson plans to find what you need for themes and thematic units.

Teaching Degree – Suggestions for sites where you can find hundreds of original lesson plans, all written by educators.

Education World – This website offers numerous lesson plans on various topics.

Educator’s Reference Desk – The Educator’s Reference Desk builds on over a quarter century of experience providing high-quality resources and services to the education community. The Educator’s Reference Desk brings provides 2,000+ lesson plans, 3,000+ links to online education information, and 200+ question archive responses. – Over 2,500 free lessons! To find lesson plans that match your criteria, begin by selecting a subject or search for specific topics. Lesson topics include Math, Science, Music, Language Arts, Computers & Internet, Social Studies, Art, PE & Health, and Multi-disciplinary.

McREL Educator Resources- Links to selected lesson plans and other resources that are helpful for curriculum planning, including activities developed at McREL for specific benchmarks within the Compendium. Each subject area is organized by topic.

PBS TeacherSource- This free Web site for preK-12 teachers is offered by the Public Broadcasting Service. You?ll find over 3,500 free lesson plans, activity ideas, discussion guides and other curriculum resources, all tied to your favorite PBS television programs (though it should be noted that many resources do not require access to a video or television to use the curriculum materials).

Teachers Network - This site contains several bulletin boards, each with a specific focus, where teachers share ideas. The site contains a great deal of information in some areas and can be slow going in some parts. The section on classroom projects is quite extensive (500) and has a searchable database for locating information on specific projects. - Teachnet.Com provides educators with lesson plans, how-to projects, online conference boards, interactive mailing lists and a weekly email newsletter. Teachnet is currently listed as one of the Yahoo! Most Popular websites in the category Education/Teaching. The ?Sharing? section of the website includes bulletin boards and no cost e-mail services.

Teacher Vision - Search for lesson plans by topic or theme. The Teachers.Net Lesson Bank is your opportunity to share your most precious asset – your teaching ideas and lesson plans! Now your genius and creativity can be used to touch lives around the world, and to help teachers reach students in ways they had never imagined before! On this website you can search and browse lessons, and submit and request lessons.