Middle Grade Standards
SAS Standards Aligned System for PA
The Standards Aligned System (SAS), developed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, is a comprehensive, researched-based resource to improve student achievement. SAS identifies six elements that impact student achievement: Standards, Assessments, Curriculum Framework, Instruction, Materials & Resources, and Safe and Supportive Schools. Schools and educators across Pennsylvania are supported in their efforts to implement SAS by the development of a state-of-the-art portal. (Create FREE Login)
PA Core Standards Implementation
Pennsylvania’s Core Standards in English Language Arts and Mathematics are robust and relevant to the real world and reflect the knowledge and skills our young people need to succeed in life after high school, in both post-secondary education and a globally competitive workforce. These resources offer an opportunity to gain a clear understanding of the standards and the implications for instruction.
Films on Demand A collection of thousands of streaming videos on a variety of topics.
Education in Video Streaming videos, developed specifically for training and developing teachers, currently 118 titles.
Annenberg Media Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum
PBS Learning Media A free digital media service for educational use from public broadcasting and its partners, including NOVA, Nature and Frontline.
PBS Learning Media
A free digital media service for educational use from public broadcasting and its partners, including NOVA, Nature and Frontline.
Education Source contains the largest and most complete collection of full-text education journals providing scholarly research and information to meet the needs of education students, professionals, and policy makers. It covers all levels of education — from early childhood to higher education — as well as all educational specialties.
Full-text documents for a variety of source types including journal articles, books, conference papers, curriculum guides, policy papers and more. In addition, it provides an education-specific thesaurus that includes controlled vocabulary to help users find what they need.
Middle Search Plus
Full text popular middle school magazines, biographies and historical essays. In addition, it includes primary source documents, reference books and a vast image collection. Magazines are assigned Lexile reading level indicators.
Teacher Reference Center
Indexing and abstracts for the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines. Includes full-text for many of the publications.