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Resources for Educators

Research centers at Stanford Graduate School of Education develop a variety of free resources to support the work of PK–12 educators and teacher educators. Explore the resources listed here and visit our research center sites to learn more about their work.

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Evaluating online information | Grades 6–12
Civic Online Reasoning curriculum

Ready-to-use lessons, assessments, and videos to support the teaching of critical evaluation skills for online information. Appropriate for all subject areas.

World history | U.S. history | Grades 6–12
Beyond the Bubble history assessments

Beyond the Bubble unlocks the vast digital archive of the Library of Congress in over 100 easy-to-use assessments that measure students’ historical thinking.

World history | U.S. history | Grades 6–12
Reading Like a Historian curriculum

History lessons that teach critical reading strategies and engage students around a central historical question using primary sources. Designed for group work. Available in Spanish.


Math | Pre-K
Early math family engagement

Resources for parents, educators, and all who work alongside families with young children to support playful math learning through games, storybook reading, cooking, and daily routines. Available in Spanish.

Math | Teacher ed | Pre-K
Early math resources for teacher educators

Research-based materials designed for early childhood teacher educators to support prospective and practicing teachers to promote young children’s mathematical learning

Math | Grades K–12
Youcubed mathematical tasks
Center: youcubed

Open, visual, creative math tasks that integrate brain science and are designed to engage and inspire students. 


Science | K-12
Stanford NGSS Assessment Project

Research and reports, model assessments, and resources for professional development all focused on ways that high-quality performance assessment can support the implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards.

Science | Grade 6
Learning Through Performance curriculum

A curriculum of project-based learning, aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards and designed to incorporate embedded performance assessments. Includes orientation to group work. 

Science | Grades 6–8
Stanford NGSS Integrated Curriculum

A Next Generation Science Standards-designed, project-based science curriculum aligned with the California Integrated model in which earth and space science, life science, and physical science and/or engineering are integrated in each unit. 

Multilingual learners

All content areas | Teacher ed | All levels
Professional development essentials for educators of multilingual learners

Six essential considerations for professional development providers when designing plans to support and develop educators of multilingual learners.

All content areas | Teacher ed | All levels
English learner library of resources

An online curriculum designed to prepare teachers to work with students from culturally diverse backgrounds, supporting language development through standards-based, content area learning. For teachers and teacher educators.

All content areas | Teacher ed | All levels
English Together—Supporting Immigrant Learners

GSE faculty emerita Guadalupe Valdés has designed a free course that prepares and supports volunteers to “coach” parents of Latinx English language learners in workplace English. The goal of the English Together organization is to create rich connections between “coaches” and immigrant workers.

Student well-being and engagement

Well being | Learner engagement | School change | PK–12
Challenge Success resource bank

Hundreds of resources to promote student well-being and engagement with learning, including tools, strategies, tip sheets, webinars, and research white papers.

All content areas | All levels
Formative assessment in remote learning

Two recorded webinars on strengthening formative assessment practices in remote learning environments to support language and content development and social emotional learning. 

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