Networks for Teachers By Teachers

Here are some examples of teacher-to-teacher networks that have been created.

Joining a group, or starting your own, will help reduce the sometimes frustrating isolation of being bound to one classroom all day without stimulating professional interaction and give you access to high-quality resources as needs arise.

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Bread Loaf Rural Teacher Network

The Bread Loaf Rural Teacher Network is a national organization of teachers sponsored by Middlebury College's Bread Loaf School of English and is dedicated to foster fundamental improvement in the quality and educational and career development opportunities for all school-age youth, and to increase access to these opportunities for young people in low-income rural communities.  learn more

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Geography Alliance Network

Geography Alliance Network, sponsored by National Geographic, has built a national network of K-12 teachers, college geographers, and others dedicated to improving geography education. Operating as grassroots organizations, the network promotes geography education at local, state, and national levels.  learn more

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Teachers Helping Teachers

Teachers Helping Teachers, unlike the other networks above, includes all school subjects, sometimes just with links to other repositories. Resources for lower elementary school students are provided.  learn more

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The Internet Scout Project

Internet Scout Project is maintained by the National Science Foundation and includes lists of relevant conferences and innovative uses of the Internet, in addition to discussion of key issues and a wide range of resources. Important notices are often cross-posted. Subscribers might post inquiries about best practices, technical difficulties, searching for sites for particular curriculum…  learn more