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Daily Schedule A
Daily Schedule B
Tackling Text Think-Aloud
Diverse Text Set Assignment
Lesson Plan Task
Lesson Plan Support
Theory Into Practice Poster
CCSS Content Standards
Critically Evaluating Online Information
Digital Reading Scaffolds
English Language Learners
Foreign Language Teachers
Extended Antic. Guide
Found Poem Texts
Getting Their Attention
Textbook Analysis Summaries
Videos of Instruction
448 Conference 2015
Articles for Conference Proposals
Dr. Beach Resources
Ipads in Classrooms
Multimedia Project Tools
Web 2.0 Tools
Diverse Text Sets
448 Archives 1
448 Archives 2
448 Slides 2012
448 Conference 2013
448 Conference 2014
Taiwan 2008 Visit
Internet Highlights: A growing list of resources to learn more about the Internet and Our Schools
WHAT ARE SOME INTRODUCTORY RESOURCES FOR ME AS A NEW TEACHER?
(from Teacher Magazine at Education Week) - Authors of this blog take on the latest news, ideas, and resources for teacher leaders. Coverage runs the gamut from the inspirational to the infuriating, from practical classroom tips to raging policy debates, and from "new you can use" to "news of the weird". Simply read the posts or comment/reflect on them to keep up with great teaching practices.
Annenberg Media Learner.org Teacher Professional Development Videos
(across all disciplines) - a must see!
Webcast's for Educators: High Yield Strategies to Improve Student Learning
. Over 40 video segments illustrating effective practices in teaching literacy and math from Canada.
- A great set of teaching videos of excellent teachers at Teaching Channel. Lots of companion resources to each video too that covers whatever the teacher is teaching in the lesson.
is chock full of educational resources, chat opportunities, lesson plans, teaching jobs, and other active online collaborations.
Free Technology for Teachers
by Richard Byrne includes ebook tutorials, lesson plans, and much more!
Solving the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Education Crisis
- Learn how to attract students to the STEM disciplines with this collection of stories, keynote sessions, and other resources.
English Language Learner Instruction in Middle and High School
- Watch videos, read important reports, and learn strategies for addressing learning needs of diverse students in your content-area
Building Reading Proficiency at the Secondary Level: A Guide to Resources
(published by SEDL).
Seeing Curriculum Through A Child's Eyes
: Mission School Videos
School Spring: The Employment Source for Educators?
View job openings, post your resume, find job fairs, and much more.
Ron Clark Academy
Ron Clarks' Essential 55
(you can download the 55 rules here)
Focus on Reading Instruction
Teaching Content is Teaching Reading
: Daniel Willingham's take on things...
: Strategies for teaching reading in the middle years
: All about adolescent literacy for parents and educators of kids in grades 4-12.
Subject-Specific Blogs for Teachers
Ten Simple Strategies for Re-Engaging Students
(a blog post by a high school English teacher)
Teaching Science and Math
(authored by David Wetzel, George Mason University)
HOW DOES THE INTERNET INFLUENCE OUR STUDENTS AND OUR TEACHING?
Having Our Say
: Video companion to Middle School Student Perspectives on School Technologies and Academic Engagement
PBS and Frontline: Growing Up Online
(aired Jan. 22, 2008)
PBS and Frontline: Digital Nation and Life on the Final Frontier
(aired Feb. 2, 2010)
Is Technology Wiring Teens to Have Better Brains
(PBS: Jan 5, 2011)
Changing Education Paradigms
(Animated YouTubeVideo by Sir Ken Robinson)
Is Google Making Us Stupid?
(Atlantic Magazine, August, 2008)
Milton Chen from Edutopia features the Digital General Project:
Multimedia Portraits of Digital Youth and Implications for Schools and Learning
Unleashing Technology to Personalize Learning:
A video series from the U.S. Department of Education (October, 2010) (1) No more PD Excuses; (2) Cyberbullying: A Call to Action; (3) Behind Shiny Tools; (4) Balancing Academic Rigor and Student Interest; (5) Opening Minds on Social Networking; (6) Demystifying Online Learning; (7) Closing Keynote Address
Social Networking Goes to School
Related Resources on Motivation:
Education Week's Motivation Matters
What Makes A 21st Century Education?
A series of videos from inspirational educators and researchers, sponsored by the Mobile Learning Institute.
Change Agent (Interview with Will Richardson, 2010) Schools need to revolutionize teaching and learning to keep pace with societal changes.
Richardson 2010 Technology Change Agent.pdf
Push Pop Press
transforms the EBook Reading Experience
Other Assorted Ideas:
How about connecting your curriculum to issues of Homeland Security
Potentials for High School Students Reading and Responding to Literature
Students Get Extra PUSH with real world experience:
The PUSH teachers follow the gifted model: give them experience, teach them the skills, then let them create
Education Weeks' Jan 2010 article about
Focus on Instruction Turns Around Chicago Schools
with program called "Focused Instruction Process" (FIP) that's
aimed at boosting achievement by promoting teachers' professional development, parental engagement, constant improvement and shared leadership. Developed by the nonprofit Strategic Learning Initiatives, the flexible program has teachers providing more focused lessons and reteaching when regular assessments show that students are struggling to master skills
Finally, an interesting way to combine the format of anticipation guides with pre, during, and post reading activities in ways that link to prior knowledge supports at each phase of reading can viewed at the
Electronic Anticipation Guide for My Side of the Mountain
Tips for Reading Math Textbooks:
How to read a math textbook
Reading a Mathematics Book
How to Read a Math Book (including word problems
Math Study Skills
Promoting Reading Strategies for Developmental Math Texts>>
A few other tips for reading math textbooks: Active reading strategies for reading word problems
and Strategies for Reading Math Textbooks
Booklists to explore
The Horn Book
- content area trade books for young adults
Literacy in the Content Areas
(downloadable pdf) - picture books that address classroom subjects in middle and high school
G is for Googol: A Math Alphabet book
(preview table of contents and pages online)
Reading Aloud to Teens Gains Favor Among Teachers
(Education Week, Jan. 4, 2010) - includes comments from the general public and a link to the
English Companion Ning
with comments from 300 teachers about Why We Read Aloud
JUST COOL SITES FOR LEARNING/COMPOSING
- video and/or print tutorials created by just about anyone on just about any topic! This is a true knowledge creation community!
Fuel Your Creativity
: an online source for creative ideas
help on how to format text
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