Teacher Resources - Lesson Ideas and Resources
ALEX - Alabama Learning Exchange
Alabama's new educational web portal where teachers and administrators can find courses of study, lesson plans, and web resources aligned to Alabama Course of Study content standards.

Survey Methods Software
We use for our online survey projects. Online Survey Software is a comprehensive survey creation, deployment, and analysis tool. Click here,, to obtain more information for your educational institution or and non-profit organization.

Teachers Net
Teachers Net is an excellent source of lesson plans and clip art. There is also chatrooms and blogs for you to interact with your professional peers from across the country. There are also helpful articles from people like Harry Wong that will help you to grow as a professional.

Kathy Schrock's Guide For Educators
Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators is a categorized list of sites useful for enhancing curriculum and professional growth. It is updated often to include the best sites for teaching and learning.

Student Resources - Reading and Research
Alabama Virtual Library
The Alabama Virtual Library is a group of online databases that contain magazine articles, journal articles, newspaper articles as well as online print versions of books. The Alabama Virtual Library is an excellent source of research information for students.

Panther Media Center Online Catalogue

You can access the Panther Media Center Online Catalogue to check the availability of a book for research or reading needs from your home computer. Please remember that this catalogue contains ONLY the books that are housed in the Panther Media Center.

Once the webpage loads, click on "Smiths Station High School".

Student Resources - Test Preparation and Subject Area/Homework Help
Homework Alabama

This is an online service that offers free homework help to students, Grades 4th - 12th and College Intro levels, from subject specialists. There is also free tutoring in Math, Science, Social Studies, and English. Available EVERYDAY from 3pm until Midnight {central}.