Sites to make your life easier
Interesting sites I've found for teachers to explore with their
Terrific Teacher Tidbits
NYC educators and national experts are developing Common Core-
aligned tasks embedded in a unit of study to support schools ...
Common Core: NYC DOE Tasks, Units & Student Work
Find lesson plans by grade level and trait.
6+1 Traits Writing Lesson Plans
"Our common core standards checklists are just what you need to
help you keep track of the standards taught in your classroom.
Use these to make sure you are addressing all that you need
to teach throughout the course of the school year. Keep track of
when you have introduced, retaught and assessed each indicator.
The most important parts of the common core are the
anchor standards that carry through from kindergarten to high
school. These have been included with each language arts
checklist so that you don’t lose sight of your essential goals
for teaching and learning."
Common Core Checklists K-6
We make it easy to find research-based practices.
Our mission is to translate research-based practices into
practical tools to improve classroom instruction.
Doing What Works
Nonfiction authors for your classroom. Amazing selection of books
and resources as well as authors your can bring to the classroom via
INK Think Tank
Art lessons/projects: multicultural,
On-line learning resources especially for social studies
Library of Congress
Teacher resources, problem of the week, etc.
Math Forum @ Drexel
The site sells manipulatives, but also has free activities that
might be useful.
Math Manipulatives and Games for Teaching and Learning
National Geographic Education
Open Education Resources: Free-to-use teaching and learning content
from around the world including common core aligned resources.
Free Online Plagiarism Checker and Duplicate Content Finder
Interesting list of 'Teacher Tool' links; also check out companion
page 'The Really Useful List of fill-in-the-blank web tools for
teachers and students' (link at top of Really Best... page)
The Really Best list of classroom management resources
Resources on using the Big6 Research Strategy.
Research Strategies & the Big6
Resources for Catholic Educators
Using music to promote learning across the curriculum.
Songs for teaching
Professional Development Resources for Teachers, loads
of informaton including information on 'Locating and Evaluating Web
The resource for education technology leaders
Technology & Learning
Helps instructors organize and annotate Web sites (URLs)
for use in lessons. The resource list remains visible allowing the
user to easily stay on track.