This website has excellent resources including classroom resources, professional development resources, videos and parent and after school resources, which are organized in categories for easy navigation.
This free online resources provides activities for teaching and learning with the New York Times. It includes lesson plans, quizzes, visual literacy discussions, vocabulary, activity sheets, critical thinking questions, contests and much more.
This online resource has an assessment that is available both online and to print. It can also be graded automatically. These assessments provide feedback in a detailed mastery chart, which is linked to individual lesson plans, videos and resources for students that are aligned to the learning standards.
Reading Rockets is a national multimedia project that offers a wealth of research-based reading strategies, lessons, and activities designed to help young children learn how to read and read better. The Reading Rockets resources assist parents, teachers, and other educators in helping struggling readers build fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension skills.
The comprehensive resource provides videos, quizzes, study tools and lesson plans. These resources are available for grades K-12. The resources are aligned to state standards and are differentiated to meet the varied needs of all learners.
This website provides engaging lessons that begin with a mystery that hooks the students. This is followed with an unforgettable story told with stunning images and videos and punctuated with opportunities for discussion. Every lesson concludes with simple hands-on activities designed to use supplies you already have (or are easy to get), plans and videos for Science lessons that are aligned to the NGSS Science standards.
This digital resource offer free access to historic front pages, videos and artifacts in the Newseum collection as well as lesson plans and interactive learning tools. This is a great tool for incorporating primary sources into the curriculum.
This amazing resource engages students in historical inquiry and teaches students how to investigate historical questions by employing reading strategies such as sourcing, contextualizing, corroborating, and close reading.
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