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    Thinkfinity content providers are as follows:

    * ArtsEdge, a program of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, provides art education resources.
    * EconEdLink, developed by the Council for Economic Education, offers economic and personal finance lesson materials for K-12 teachers and students.
    * EdSitement, from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Trust for the Humanities, includes information in the subject areas of literature and language arts, foreign languages, art and culture, and history and social studies.
    * Illuminations, created by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), provides resources for teaching mathematics.
    * Literacy Network, a program of the National Center for Family Literacy and ProLiteracy, offers resources for literacy instruction and lifelong learning for adults and family literacy programs.
    * ReadWriteThink, from the International Reading Association (IRA) and the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), includes resources for reading and language arts instruction.
    * Science NetLinks, developed by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), provides standards-based science resources including downloadable 60-second science updates.
    * Smithsonian's History Explorer, created by the National Museum of American History, features resources and artifacts from the museum's collections.
    * Xpeditions, from National Geographic, offers geography resources including printable maps and an interactive atlas.

    Professional Development

    Thinkfinity provides a number of professional development opportunities. Many Virginia educators have become Thinkfinity field trainers through online training classes and have become certified trainers.

    Resources

    A special Educator section highlights the newest available resources.

    Correlations between the Virginia Standards of Learning (SOL) and Thinkfinity resources are available in the following Excel spreadsheets
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