K-12 Education Services


ASCD (www.ascd.org) A non-profit resource for teachers, administrators, school boards, parents and students 

Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (www.aace.orgwas founded in 1981 and is an international, not-for-profit, educational organization with the mission of advancing Information Technology in Education and E-Learning research, development, learning, and its practical application. AACE serves the profession with international conferences, high quality publications, leading-edge Digital Library, Career Center, and other opportunities for professional growth

Benetech (www.Benetech.com) Free open source tools for content providers

California Career Briefs (www.cacareerbriefs.com) Site for Junior College teachers

Cnet (www.cnet.comProvides technology information, tools, and advice that helps consumers decide what to buy and how to get the most out of tech

Consulting Services for Education (www.cs4ed.com) CS4Ed works with publishers, technology companies, educational non–profits and higher education institutions as they negotiate the rapidly changing education marketplace. Our senior staff has expertise in developing for start–ups, established companies, and educational institutions

Core Knowledge (www.coreknowledge.org) Core Knowledge Foundation is dedicated to educational excellence and equity for all children by offering detailed help and materials to schools, teachers and parents. They believe that every person deserves equal access to the common knowledge base while recognizing the differing traditions. They believe that offering universal access to this shared knowledge is a primary duty of schooling, critical to literacy, and to the closing of the achievement gap between ethnic and racial groups. In all of its publishing, support and advocacy work, the Core Knowledge Foundation’s work is not driven by ideology, but logically by science, history, and research and for the sake of academic excellence, greater equity, and higher literacy, elementary and middle schools need to teach a coherent, cumulative, and content-specific core curriculum.

Curriki (www.curriki.com) A non-profit K-12 global community for teachers, students, and parents to create, share, and find free personalized learning resources and curriculum

Discovery Education (www.discoveryeducation.com) A for-profit division of Discovery Communications which offers streaming educational video material into schools

Edutopia (www.edutopia.org) A free service dedicated to improving the K-12 learning process through innovative, replicable, and evidence-based strategies

Follett Learning (www.follettlearning.com) provides curriculum alignment with technology services including CCSS implementation, student information tracking and logistical support

Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop (www.joanganzcooneycenter.orgis an independent research and innovation lab that focuses on the challenges of educating children in a rapidly changing media landscape. They conduct original research on emerging education technologies and collaborate with educators and media producers to put this research into action. Games and Learning:  They explore and support the potential that digital games may hold for learning through research, design and policy initiatives including the National STEM Video Game Challenge, the Games and Learning Publishing Council and the Gut Sense Action Video Game

K-12 Academics (www.k12academics.comhas over 100+ national and international education directories and 450,000+ pages of educational content for educators, administrators, parents and students. Online since 2004, we are one of the most respected, recognized and trafficked education sites in the United States

Khan Academy (www.khanacademy.org) A non-profit provider of  free, open education resources (OER) for anyone looking for a world-class education    

LearnZillion (www.learnzillion.com)  offers a free and growing set of Math and English Language resources for grades 2-12 that have been developed by expert teachers directly from the Common Core State Standards             

MIT OpenCourceWare (www.ocw.mit.edu) A community of over 250 universities and organizations that provide the  worldwide sharing and use of free, open, high-quality education materials

MITx – edX (www.edx.org/school/mitx/allcourses) A free, non-profit open-source, higher education online platform which offers interactive online classes and MOOCs (massive open online courses)

Moodle (www.moodle.org) A  free learning platform designed to provide educators, administrators and learners with a single robust, secure and integrated system to create personalized learning environments

National Center on Time & Learning (www.timeandlearning.org/?q=about-us) The National Center on Time & Learning (NCTL) is dedicated to expanding learning time to improve student achievement and enable a well-rounded education. Through research, public policy and technical assistance, they support national, state and local initiatives that add significantly more school time for academic and enrichment opportunities to help children meet the demands of the 21st century

Progressive Education Network (www.progressiveeducationnetwork.com) PEN promotes the ideals of progressive education including education must prepare students for active participation in a democratic society; education must focus on students’ social, emotional, academic, cognitive and physical development; education must nurture and support students’ natural curiosity and innate desire to learn by fostering internal motivation in students; education must be responsive to the developmental needs of students and foster respectful relationships between teachers and students; education must encourage the active participation of students in their learning, which arises from previous experience; and progressive educators must play an active role in guiding the educational vision of our society

Softchalk (www.softchalk.com) Offers live introductory and short course webinars, video tutorials, and comprehensive user, installation and Learning Management Systems integration guides

Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) (www.siia.net) is the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry. SIIA provides global services in government relations, business development, corporate education and intellectual property protection to the leading companies that are setting the pace for the digital age

STARTL (www.startl.orgis a new social enterprise dedicated to supporting the innovation of effective, affordable, and accessible learning technologies and products

Study Island (www.studyisland.comFor-profit provider of standards-based instruction, practice, testing and other tools for K-12 students

Teachers 4 Social Justice (www.t4sj.org) Teachers 4 Social Justice is a grassroots non-profit teacher support and development organization in San Francisco which is a project of the Community Initiative Fund. Their mission is to provide opportunities for self-transformation, leadership, and community building to educators in order to affect meaningful change in the classroom, school, community and society. T4SJ organizes teachers and community-based educators and implements programs and projects that develop empowering learning environments, more equitable access to resources and power, and realizing a just and caring culture.