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I'm a Teacher With a mother, Carole Underwood, who taught for twenty-five years and two sisters (Stephanie Shelton and Shanna Means) who currently teach, two-time Academy of Country Music Entertainer of the Year Carrie Underwood knows who the real American idols are. “Teaching was something that ran in my family," says Carrie. "I have always admired my mother and sisters for making a difference in the lives of so many.” Behind Every Famous Person is a Fabulous Teacher. TeachersCount offers services that are tailored to the teaching profession, including up-to-date information about teaching awards and competitions, conference listings and a variety of unique programs designed to aid teachers both inside and outside the classroom. TeachersCount also wants to help current teachers find answers to commonly asked questions, including: "Where can I find a teaching job?"

Lesson Plans | PBS NewsHour Extra Extra News for Students and Teacher Resources 7–12 Grade Level Lesson Plans Extra Extra Daily Videos Videos Student Voices Lesson Plans Lesson plan: Brown v. Board of Education and the story of Prince Edward County Schools Use this lesson plan to learn more about the life of Linda Brown and the impact of the Brown v. Board of Education case in the U.S. today. Extra: News for Students The PBS NewsHour PBS NewsHour – Headlines Submit Your Student Voice Your story idea, essay or poem NewsHour Extra will not use contact information for any purpose other than our own records.

50 Excellent Online Professional Development Resources for Teachers Posted on Tuesday June 19, 2012 by Staff Writers Teachers may spend their days imparting knowledge to others, but that doesn’t mean they should stop learning themselves. Whether they choose to take classes, read books, or just talk with their colleagues, professional development offers a chance to become a better and wiser teacher. There’s no better time than summer vacation to dive into professional development opportunities, and luckily, there are numerous resources out there on the web, making finding, sharing, and accessing great tools for development easier than ever. Essential Resources Courses and Workshops Field Specific Looking for professional development materials that are specific to the area in which you teach? Skill Building Groups and Organizations These groups and organizations offer a number of professional development resources for teachers.National Education Association: The NEA is a great place to look for professional development resources. Social

The Generation Project | Generate Ideas. Empower Education. Find OER | Open Professionals Education Network CC licensed (BY) Flickr photo shared by David Amsler modified by Paul Stacey Reusing existing Open Educational Resources (OER) can save significant time and effort. The OPEN partners recommend TAACCCT grantees invest up-front time finding OER to reuse rather than starting development of new educational resources right away. A significant benefit of OER is that they provide source material to build your development efforts around. No need to invest development effort in creating something that already exists. OER come in a wide variety of types. The page below will help you find openly licensed media elements to use within your courses. OER also exist as distinctly education content such as full courses, workshops, textbooks, tests and assessments. The page below will help you find openly licensed education content you can use in whole or in part. It is unlikely that you will find OER that perfectly fit your needs. Open Educational Resources are distributed across the Internet. 1. 2. 3.

The 13 MUST Know Professional Development Websites for Teachers 1- Education World This is a great website that offers all the resources you need to grow professionally. It has different sections with each one full of PDFs, books, articles an many more . 2- Discovery Education There is no way that you did not hear about this awesome website. Discovery Education provides high quality, dynamic, digital content to everyone be it a teacher, an administrator,student or even parents. 3- Staff Develop This is another great resource for professional development.It provides articles, books, workshops, and many resources links. 4- Ed Week Ed Week is a also one of the leading websites in education. 5- Educators Professional Development The title says it all. 6- Read Write Think This has a separate section dedicated to professional development resources . check it out , it is really great. 7- Teacher Vision Teacher Vision provides a wide range of professional development resources for educators such as articles, lesson plans, links and many more. 8- Teachers Domain

The National Strategies Intelligent YouTube Channels Below, we have gathered together some of the most intelligent video collections on YouTube. A great place to find culturally enriching video... General Universities Spotlighted Collections YouTube EDUYouTube got a lot more intelligent when it launched YouTube EDU, a section of the site that centralizes all of its educational/academic content. Other University Collections