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Handout from Nov. 1, 2008

Online Resources for Educators

Links
Search Engines
http://www.google.com/   The classic GOOGLE (review)
http://www.kidsclick.org/    Search engine for kids and a list of safe links (review)
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Teacher Tools
http://school.discoveryeducation.com/schrockguide/  Kathy Schrock's Guide to the Internet for Teachers - very useful (review)
http://www.pbs.org/teachers/  resources and connections for teachers at all grade levels and subjects
http://www.teacherplanet.com/   Puzzles ("Teacher Tools"), lesson plans and much more (review)
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/  Click SITE MAP for a list of all resources (review)
http://www.educationworld.com/   Countless links to lesson planning, professional development, administration, technology integration, schools issues  (review)
http://www.centeroninstruction.org/  LOTS of information on research-based teaching - all subjects
http://www.lessonplanspage.com  Lots of lesson plans to choose from (review)
http://www.sitesforteachers.com/  Over 1000 sites for teachers, arranged by popularity, so sometimes hard to use. (review)
http://www.izzit.org/events/index.php  Daily news articles with discussion questions (review)
http://www.amby.com/educate/soc-stud.html  Social Studies resources (review)
http://www.teachervision.fen.com/  A nice teacher site with lots of resources (review)
http://www.ettc.net/resources/index.html Daily/weekly lesson plan templates and other resources to download and customize (search by subject matter) (review)
http://www.techtrain.org/teacher_tools.htm  free teacher tools of all kinds (review)
http://msteacher.org/  NSDL Middle School Portal - links to free science and math resources (review)
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Literacy/Writing
http://www.literacy.uconn.edu/compre.htm  Improving comprehension through vocabulary development  (review)
http://easycbm.com/info/reading_assessments.php  Free progress monitoring system for reading (review)
http://www.teach-nology.com/teachers/subject_matter/literature/writing/  Links to sites that help with writing (review)
http://www.aprendelo.com.mx/rec/a-complete-guide-to-grammar-writing.html  Links to many grammar and general writing handbooks and resources
http://www.eslpartyland.com/articles/esl-grammar-links.html   Links to many resources for grammar development and practice, especially useful for students whose first language is not English
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Assessment
http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/rubrics.shtml  Examples of all kinds of rubrics from preschool through university
http://www.uwstout.edu/soe/profdev/assess.shtml   List of assessment links for teachers
http://www.surveymonkey.com   Make your own online surveys, have your students take them, and the data will be sent to you!
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Parent/Teacher
http://www.professorgarfield.org/parents_teachers/links/fluency_links.html   Site for instructional materials, research on topics such as fluency (review)
http://www.teachervision.fen.com/education-and-parents/resource/3730.html  Materials and ideas for teacher-parent collaboration
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Collaboration
http://www.ericdigests.org/1994/teacher.htm  Article on the benefits of teacher collaboration  (review)
http://teachnet.edb.utexas.edu/~lynda_abbott/teacher2teacher.html  Lists sites for teacher-teacher exchanges and collaboration  (review)
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Educational Activities/Games Online
http://www.funbrain.com/  Organized by subject area and age/grade level (review)
http://www.math.com/  Math practice, math games (review)
http://resources.kaboose.com/games/read2.html  Kaboose online reading games
http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/  TONS of interactive math activities (some require Java)
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Special Education
http://www.csudh.edu/fisher/sped.htm  Lots of links related to special needs students (review)
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Behavior/Classroom Management
http://www.behavioradvisor.com   Thousands of tips on managing student behavior, step-by-step directions for standard interventions (review)
http://drwilliampmartin.tripod.com/classm.html   List of classroom management resources (review)
http://www.ezdiscipline.com/index.html  Commercial discipline reporting software, 30-day trial available (review)
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Grants for Educators
http://www.teacherscount.org/teacher/grants.shtml  Links to organizations that provide grants for teachers (review)
http://www.grantsalert.com/gsft.cfm  Another list of organizations that provide education grants (review)
http://www.teachersnetwork.org/grants/  Even more sources for grants (review)
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Technology Information/Integration
http://www.portical.org/  Technology site for school leaders (including teachers), lots of links to help with tech planning and tech integration (review)
http://its.leesummit.k12.mo.us/  Tons of links to assist teachers in using technology  (review)
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/integ_tech_lessons.htm  Tech Integration lesson plans
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Project-Based Learning
http://pbl-online.org/  Many links to information about project-based learning (review)
http://eduscapes.com/tap/topic43.htm  Links to more about project-based learning (review)
http://www.webquest.org/index.php  Home of WebQuests, which are are considered a type of project/problem-based inquiry  (review)
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Counseling
http://www.schoolcounselor.com  Information for school counselors (training, resources, lessons plans, guidance standards, group activities) (review)
http://smhp.psych.ucla.edu/qf/grpcounseling.htm Links to documents, resources, agencies  (review)
http://www.twu.edu/o-sl/counseling/SH032.html   Counseling issues including depression, gender, date rape and more  (review)
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