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Convenient Course Content

This list of locations to access course content digitally will help teachers of varied subjects to locate information for their students efficiently.




CK-12 Foundation provides a library of free online textbooks, videos, exercises, flashcards, and real world applications for over 5000 concepts from arithmetic to history. (Predominantly math and science with a sprinkling of English, engineering and US history.)

Primary Source Sets

Sets of primary sources on baseball, Jamestown, Jim Crow laws, the Civil War, immigration, Spanish exploration, and the Dust Bowl from the Library of Congress including photos, maps, manuscripts, audio files, films, sheet music, and cartoons. Go to their main site for other options. (Especially useful for history classes and possibly social sciences and language arts applications.)

OER Commons

We are a dynamic digital content hub offering a suite of OER (open educational resources) supports. From roadmaps to training to tools, we'll get the right OER to your students. Be sure to click the topic/subject area of your choice and then "view more" to see the subjects broken out. (Great for just about every subject.)

Digital Library for Earth System Education

DLESE offers a variety of resources shared by earth science and environmental science educators across the country.


No other digital reading platform gives you the power to track and measure mastery of Common Core Literacy Standards across all subjects including Science, History, and Math. Simply connect your questions to any Common Core State Literacy Standard and immediately get data each night that measures student growth and mastery over time.


Open Educational Resources - Free Learning Resources for the World.
Just go to the search bar and look for some of your upcoming curricular topics. Lots of content and all openly shared by other educators. Perhaps you have some to share too. (All subjects can find great resources here.)

National Archives

Primary Source Resources for Teachers of various subjects but especially useful for history and social sciences.

HEAL Collection for Health Sciences

Eccles Health Sciences Library HEAL collection The Eccles Health Sciences Library is located at the University of Utah

Discovery Education

Discovery education has content specific resources (video, text, images, simulations, animations, audio clips, etc.) for use in a variety of classrooms. This paid service may be used by teachers and students as part of the educational setting. Please see Carol Roth if you need an account for yourself or your students.

Internet Archive

This online library of archived texts, video, audio, websites and software will take you back in time. Research and access a diverse set of materials. Also take a look at the link for Open Library in the top menu bar for access to online and eBooks. (Useful for many types of classes.)


This paid service allows teachers and students to find subject specific resources at the appropriate grade or reading level. Students should already be in the system with their school username and password. Teachers many use the generic log-in provided by Central York School District or create their own. Email Carol Roth if you need help with your log in.