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A List of 16 Websites Every Teacher should Know about

A List of 16 Websites Every Teacher should Know about
1- Teachers Network Teachers Network provides lesson plans, classroom specials, teacher designed activities for different subjects and many other resources. 2- Smithsonian Education Smithsonian Education offers a wide variety of free resources for teachers, students and parents. 3- Education World This is another great website for teachers. 4- Discovery Education Discovery Education offers a broad range of free classroom resources that complement and extend learning beyond the bell 5- The Gateway This is one of the oldest publicly accessible U.S repositories of education resources on the web. 6- EdHelper EdHelper provides teachers with free printables, graphic organizers, worksheets, lesson plans, games and many other activities. 7- Thinkfinity Thinkfinity is a free online professional learning community that provides access to over 50.000 educators and experts in curriculum enhancement, along with thousands of award-winning digital resources for k-12 8- PBS Teachers 9- Teachers.net 10- 42explore

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102 of the Most Inspiring Storytelling Quotes of All Time - Type A Communications February 2, 2016 Stories have been shared in every culture for millions of years – starting with rudimentary drawings by people who lived in caves – as a means of entertainment, education, cultural preservation and instilling moral values. The ancient art of storytelling has made its way to the boardroom, but some people – including marketers – still wonder if it’s that big of a deal.

25 Best Websites for Teachers 1. Best for Young Readers: The Stacks At The Stacks, students can post book reviews, get reading recommendations, play games based on the latest series, watch "Meet the Author" videos, and more. It's like Facebook for reading and it's safe for school, too. 2. Best for Finding Books: Book Wizard 32 Innovative (Free!) Online Educational Tools to Try in 2015 Want to be a better student? There are literally thousands of apps for that. Not to mention a wide array of other online learning tools. They’re not all changing education — but a few innovative ones are. Among the wide-ranging apps, sites, learning management systems, flashcard creators, and content archives, there are a few dozen that promise to make an impact on how students learn this year. Noodle’s team of education experts investigated the vast array of online learning tools to create this list of the 32 best, most innovative online tools that we think will change the education space in 2015.

4 Great Educational Web Tools Are Now Available for iPad October 20, 20141- EDpuzzle EDpuzzle is an easy and effective way to deliver videos in the classroom. Video is no longer a passive experience, with EDpuzzle video comes to life with audio-notes and questions. An interactive an unique experience for your students.

20 Must-use Education Technology Tools  Educators may feel sometimes like they’re on an island with little help in sight. But as technology teaching resources go, it may encourage you to learn that there are a number of online solutions available to help promote education from teaching reading basics to organizing classroom activities and encouraging civic involvement. Here are 20 of the most promising new apps, websites and online education technology tools or services every teacher should be using to help improve classroom learning: Collaborize Classroom — A free online collaborative platform designed to complement classroom instruction with additional activities, assignments and discussions that can be accessed online. Cool Math — A collection of games that are designed to be safe to use in the classroom, covering a variety of math subjects as well as reading, science and geography. DoSomething.org — With a new call-to-action every week, DoSomething.org encourages teens to band together and work for positive social change.

Keeping Your Library Collection Smelling F.R.E.S.H! Yesterday I had the opportunity to work with a fun group of librarians in the northern part of my state who had some questions about weeding. Specifically, they were concerned about getting rid of old materials when their collections are already small and there's no money to replace the discards with shiny new replacements. I understand this concern, but when it comes to weeding, I err on the side of less being more.

Fountas & Pinnell Benchmark Assessment System - 2nd Edition The Fountas & Pinnell Benchmark Assessment System (BAS) seamlessly links assessment to instruction along The Continuum of Literacy Learning. This comprehensive system for one-on-one assessment reliably and systematically matches students' instructional and independent reading abilities to the F&P Text Level Gradient™. "As we work with teachers and students, we continually refine our assessment and instructional systems to provide the most current, efficient measurement tools and teaching supports for improved decision making and data reporting on behalf of students. With the Second Edition, we have made key changes based on widespread use of the BAS. Based on the feedback of many teachers and administrators, we have made changes in the Assessment Guide that will provide stronger support for professional development and support teachers in using the BAS with efficiency.

Top 10 Educational Technology Resources for the Classroom by Holly Poulos Engage students in your classroom with our Top 10 favorite interactive educational technology resources. These websites will help you create new and captivating lesson plans for your curriculum. LessonCast is a website where experienced teachers submit—via PowerPoint, document, pictures, or web cam—a "lesson idea or management strategy in 2 minutes 30 seconds or less." Tools to Help You Integrate Gamification in Your Students Learning September, 2014Teaching to early learners means teaching fundamentals in a supportive and engaging way. It is no surprise that many learning tools for young students include some element of gamification. Here are a few that teachers recommend. Matific Want hundreds of FREE math activities for grades K-6? Look here!

Standards in action Seal of Alignment > Discover resources to help implement the standards in your classroom or get ISTE’s stamp of approval for your educational product or service. Project ReimaginED > Align your lessons to the Common Core and ISTE Standards with help from standards experts in our new social learning community. Global reach > Learn how the ISTE Standards influence education around the world.

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