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Printable Graphic Organizers for Teachers, Grades K-12

We have a growing collection of videos, with related activities, for holidays and events, including: Thanksgiving, slavery & the Civil War, American History, U.S. Teaching Resources, Children's Book Recommendations, and Student Activities. About Us. The Regional Educational Laboratory Program (REL): About Us As our nation addresses the challenge of improving academic achievement for all students, the role of evidence in shaping practice and policy becomes even more critical.

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Graphic Organizers. Freeology - Free School Stuff. AT&T Knowledge Network Explorer. Lesson Plans for K-12 Teachers. Special Education Forms. Top 10 Intellectual Rappers. Music Despite being in the mainstream consciousness for over twenty years now, Hip-Hop is still largely thought to consist solely of idiotic, crude and often pointlessly violent lyrics that debase and malign the English language.

Top 10 Intellectual Rappers

Although to be fair, that is still the majority of the Hip-Hop music being shoved down our throats by the big music labels and radio. However, there is an increasingly large presence of extremely intelligent Hip-Hop pushing the genre’s boundaries and transforming rap into academically and artistically viable poetry. NOTE: Judging intelligence is an extremely subjective matter and will always spark debate, however I did abide by some criteria when making my selections. Andre 3000 From OutKast. Mental_floss Blog & The Quick 10: Stories Behind 10 Dr. Seuss Stories. On this day in 1991, the world lost a classic writer and artist "“ Dr. Seuss (AKA Theodor Geisel). I know the _floss has done stories on Dr. Seuss before, so I thought we'd go a little bit different route today "“ the stories behind his stories. 1. 10 Myths About Immigration. Printer-friendly version Myths about immigration and immigrants are common.

10 Myths About Immigration

Here are a few of the most frequently heard misconceptions along with information to help you and your students separate fact from fear. When students make statements that are mistaken or inaccurate, one response is to simply ask, “How do you know that’s true?” Whatever the answer—even if it’s “That’s what my parents say”—probe a little more to get at the source. Ask, “Where do you think they got that information?” Most immigrants are here illegally.With so much controversy around the issue of undocumented immigrants, it’s easy to overlook the fact that most of the foreign-born living in the United States have followed the rules and have permission to be here.

It's just as easy to enter the country legally today as it was when my ancestors arrived.Ask students when their ancestors immigrated and if they know what the entry requirements were at the time. To fill the void, employers often hire immigrant workers. Ingredients. A Project of the American Anthropological Association. SMARTBoards in Special Education Classrooms. Advantages of SMARTBoards in Special Education Classrooms SMARTBoards support inclusive classrooms by offering students many ways to learn information, express ideas, and demonstrate understanding.

SMARTBoards in Special Education Classrooms

The SMARTBoard also allows teachers to address different learning styles - visual, auditory and kinesthetic. This technology engages all types of students and facilitates differentiated instruction. Lesson plans for students and educators. Common Core Implementation Kit enables the creation of a Common Core State Standards aligned lesson plan with a few easy clicks.

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Common Core operates from within Word 2013 and provides daily learning targets for Common Core State Standards, along with instructional notes, student friendly “I Can” statements, vocabulary lists, differentiation ideas, activity ideas, assessment ideas, common student misconceptions, and links to open educational resources aligned to the standards. Save time planning lessons and locating resources for your students The Common Core Implementation Kit is a free tool that makes it easy for teachers to create Language Arts and Math lesson plans aligned to the Common Core State Standards all from within Microsoft Word 2013.

Common Core consists of a series of course-specific Microsoft Word templates that access Common Core information through a Microsoft Office Task Pane that is displayed next to the lesson plan document. System requirements. Assistive Technology. Autism Store, PECS, Autism Books, Autism Video, ABLLS, Autistic Resources. Thousands of Free Lesson Plans and Educational Resources for Teachers. Curriculumbits : Free Online Interactive Whiteboard Teaching Resources for all Subject Areas. On Special Education. Assistive Technology for Special-Education Students. Special Education and Disability Rights Blog. Special Education Today. Smartboards & Special Education. The Best of the Web, For Kids. Assistive Technologies for Special Education.

9 insightful videos about using SMART Boards in the Classroom. The 2nd post in a series focused on learning about Interactive Whiteboards in the Classroom.

9 insightful videos about using SMART Boards in the Classroom

Last week we kicked off this series by learning the basics about what an interactive whiteboard is, and researched which brands are the most popular today. After discovering that the SMART Board brand from Smart Technologies controls more of the marketplace than all of the other brands combined, we then started looking into the different types of SMART Boards and their features and functionality. Today we move that effort forward by providing a number of videos that help us better understand how these devices work and what we can do with them in the classroom. I combed through the many videos about SMART Boards available on YouTube, viewed dozens of them, and selected and organized the videos below to provide a good overview of how these systems can be used in the classroom, and how they are set up and configured. I’ve grouped these videos into a two categories. Next? Home. Flash card quizzes to make your brain happy!

Teachers: Teaching resources from the BBC. Idea Partnership. Interactive Whiteboard. Special Education Law Blog. Advocacy, Education & Empowerment. MT_AssistiveTechGuide_378K. Classroom resources.