Lesson Plans & Worksheets for School Teachers | Lesson Planet
“For over a decade, Lesson Planet has been providing a convenient way to discover and share innovative lesson plans. The Lesson Planet solution helps teachers find lesson resources, correlate them to standards, and organize their curriculum. Lesson Planet’s tools offer teachers a time-efficient way to inspire their teaching with fresh ideas. “
I Resolve to Read – The Book Whisperer – Education Week Teacher
Sixth-grade language arts teacher Donalyn Miller joins other teachers and education bloggers who are including reading goals and challenges as part of their New Year’s resolutions. Miller, who asks her students to reflect on the reading they did last year, encourages educators to participate and share goals of their own and their students for reading in 2012.
SMART Board on-line training videos.
Created by Russell Stannard for Teacher Training videos.com
24 short videos with screencasts demonstrating the use of SMART Notebook tools.
MDE – Michigan Notable Books
“The Library of Michigan has announced the list of the 2012 Michigan Notable Books – 20 books highlighting Michigan people, places and events. The list highlights exceptional “Michigan books” published in 2011 that bring attention to Michigan authors and topics.” Includes links to previous years’ lists.
Detroit News in Education
Weekly features include Cartoons for the Classroom, Front Page Talking Points, Geography in the News Quiz, Audio Webcasts, Interactive New Quiz, Topical News Videos and Discussion Prompts, Use the News lessons, Words in the News Vocabulary Quiz.
AFT – A Union of Professionals – American Educator – Issues Index
American Educator is the research publication of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT). Many articles are publicly available, though some may have “members only” access.
Reading Research & Reports | Reading Rockets
“Reading Rockets has gathered some of the most important research and reports here in one place….Whenever possible, we’ve provided a link to a free, online version of the research article, study, or book. In other cases, you’ll find a link to a publisher, journal, or online bookstore where you can purchase the resource. You may also want to check with your university or public library, which often have access to online databases and journals where research articles and reports can be found.”
SmartZone – Home
Tutorials, screencasts, resources and links for using interactive white boards (SmartBoard).
BalancEdTech – home
“Welcome to the BalancEdTech wiki! We believe educators must be knowledgeable and comfortable with curriculum, pedagogy, and technology in order to “teach”. Our blog posts, articles, presentations, workshops, and consulting focus on helping educators weave curriculum, pedagogy, and technology into engaging and rigorous learning. We also believe people learn best by doing AND reflecting, both of which are integral to our workshops.”