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TeacherWeb - Websites for Teachers, Schools, and Districts. Printable Graphic Organizers for Teachers, Grades K-12. Teaching Racism & Discrimination in America The issues of racism, prejudice, and discrimination have plagued the United States since it was founded, and racially motivated killings still occur with frequency today.

Printable Graphic Organizers for Teachers, Grades K-12

Help your students understand the historical contexts of racism—with references on slavery, immigration, and the civil rights movement—to frame your conversation on modern instances of prejudice. Poptropica Teaching GuidesPoptropica is one of the Internet's most popular sites for kids—and now it's available as an app for the iPad! It's not just a place to play games; each of the islands featured on the site provides a learning opportunity. Check out our teaching guides to four of Poptropica's islands: 24 Carrot Island, Time Tangled Island, Mystery Train Island, and Mythology Island. Teaching with Comics: Galactic Hot Dogs Reach reluctant readers and English-language learners with comics! Videos Interested in using different types of media in your classroom? 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.

About Us

The Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) program, sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) at the U.S. Department of Education, has significantly advanced the quality and reliability of available evidence through its focus on producing and disseminating high quality, rigorous research. The ten Regional Educational Laboratories (RELs) serve the education needs of designated regions, using applied research, development, dissemination, and training and technical assistance, to bring the latest and best research and proven practices into school improvement efforts.

The current priority... . . . building capacity to use data and research for education improvement. Graphic Organizers. Freeology - Free School Stuff. AT&T Knowledge Network Explorer. Frequently Asked QuestionsWhat about that crazy name?

AT&T Knowledge Network Explorer

Filamentality combines the "filaments of the web" with your "mentality" allowing you to create a variety of formats that meet your personal or learner needs. 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. 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. The Lorax. 2. 3. 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.

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. 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. Office of Special EducationThis resource from the University of Virginia offers lots of links to valuable information and resources for parents, teachers, and administrators.

Assistive Technology

You'll find a page here containing sites on developing accessible Web sites. 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. Things that go together: peanut butter and jellypopcorn & moviesJedi & Lightsabers (my geek is coming out)SMART Boards & Special Education Maybe this last one isn't much of a stretch for you, I know it isn't for me.

So what reasons would I suggest a SMART Board be in every special education classroom. 1. It's big! Students with special needs frequently respond well to visuals. 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

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.