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A list of Great Research Tools Every Teacher should be Using

1- iSeek Education

iSeek Education is a targeted search engine for students, teachers, administrators, and caregivers. It allows its users to safely search hundreds of thousands of trusted resources .

2- Federal Resources for Educational Excellence

FREE provides teaching and learning resources from the federal government. It has more than 1.500 federally supported teaching and learning resources.

3- Education Resources Information Center

This is an online digital library of education research and information. It provides ready access to education literature to support the use of educational research and information and to improve practice in learning , teaching, and research.

4- Instagrok

Instagrok allows users to learn about any topic by exploring a wide range of connections between facts and concepts.

5- iPL2

This is a great learning environment that merges collections of resources from Internet public library and the librarians internet index.

6- Kids Click

This is a cool search engine designed specifically for kids. It is owned and run by the school of library and information at Kent State University.

7- The Virtual Learning Resources Center

This website indexes thousands of the best academic information websites, selected by teachers and library professionals worldwide to provide students and teachers with current and valid information for school and university academic projects.


Scirus is the most comprehensive scientific research tool on the web. It provides more than 460 million scientific items and allows researchers to search for journal contents, scientists homepages, courseware, and many more.

9- SweetSearch

SweetSearch is a search engine for students. It helps them find outstanding information faster and also enable them to determine the most relevant results from a list of credible resources.

10- Infomine

This is a great scholarly internet resource that allows students and teachers to search for content pertaining to different academic areas.