Although the school year starts at different times across the country, one thing is guaranteed: free resources for teachers are at the top of the must-have list.

Free resources for teachers are important no matter the monetary value of the resource. A federal survey released earlier this year and based on data from the 2015-2016 school year shows that 94 percent of public school teachers report spending their own money on classroom supplies.

Related content: Make “Welcome Back to School” videos work for you is a popular website where educators regularly post their project and teaching wish lists, and #ClearTheLists, started by a Texas teacher, aims to help connect teachers with those who want to purchase school supplies for classes in need, noting that most teachers spend almost $500 just to set up their classrooms for the new school year.

Check out the following free resources for teachers, and pass it along if you have a fellow educator who might benefit from one or all of the resources offered here.

Laura Ascione
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Laura Ascione

Laura Ascione is the Managing Editor, Content Services at eSchool Media. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland's prestigious Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Find Laura on Twitter: @eSN_Laura