Educational and Professional Resources for Educators

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Alabama Learning Exchange

"ALEX, a project of the Alabama Department of Education, is designed to index and share many types of educational materials and information through a time-saving, one-stop resource for educators, parents, and students."

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You For Youth

"The site will help you connect and share resources with your colleagues, provide professional development and technical assistance opportunities, and offer tools for improving your program practices."

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Southwest Educational Development Laboratory

"SEDL is a nonprofit education research, development, and dissemination organization. Our services include cutting-edge professional development, turnaround consulting services, research and evaluation services, and research-based products."

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Click2Science

"Click2Science is an interactive, professional development site for trainers, coaches, site directors and frontline staff/volunteers working in out-of-school time STEM programs, serving children and youth."

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Foundations

"Foundations, Inc. is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization committed to improving educational experiences for America's children and youth — throughout the day, everywhere they learn."

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Khan Academy

"Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more."

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GCF Learn Free

"For more than a decade, the GCFLearnFree.org program has helped millions around the world learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the 21st century. From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, GCFLearnFree.org offers 125 tutorials, including more than 1,100 lessons, videos, and interactives, completely free."

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OpenEd

"OpenEd is the largest K-12 educational resource library, offering over a million assessments, homework assignments, videos, games and lesson plans for every Common Core Math, Language Arts, Literacy and Next Generation Science standard."

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Alison

"ALISON is a global social enterprise dedicated to providing free certified education and workplace training skills to any individual, anywhere, anytime, on any subject over the web."

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STEMfinity

"STEMfinity, a worldwide leader in STEM education, offers hands-on resources targeted to PreK-16 students learning STEM, Robotics, 3D Printing, Drone Technology, Rocketry and beyond."

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Parent Toolkit

"This toolkit will help you navigate your child’s journey from pre-kindergarten through high school. It is designed to help you track and support progress at each stage."

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Alabama Public Television

"Alabama Public Television is committed to enrich the lives of Alabama citizens by providing essential educational services with the highest quality direct instructional content through digital streaming."

Disclaimer: As a service to our programs statewide, reference to various resources and tools are provided via our website. However, please be advised - selection and utilization of all related materials and/or information are at the discretion of each localized program. In accordance with Alabama Code of Ethics legislation, the Alabama Afterschool Community Network (ALACN), the Truman Pierce Institute of Auburn University, and the Alabama State Department of Education do not endorse nor recommend the use of a particular proprietary product or material above any other. The use or mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations does not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of ALACN nor imply our endorsement. 

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