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Des Plaines Memory

An online collection of photographs, postcards, letters and more all detailing Des Plaines' rich history. A great tool for doing historical and genealogical research.

Explora Educator’s Edition

Lesson plans, curriculum standards, student tools and valuable sites for teachers.

Teachables from Scholastic

Printables, lessons, mini-books & more. Teaching resources for every subject K-8. Search by grade level, subject, state standards, theme and/or genre. Includes classroom management tools and clip art.

Teacher Reference Center

Indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.