Saturday, August 23, 2014

Useful Links!


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ARTSEDGE: The Kennedy Center
The National Arts and Education Network supports arts in the curriculum and advocates creative use of technology for K-12 education.
EconEdLink National Council on Economic Education
Classroom tested, Internet-based economic lesson materials for K-12 teachers and their students.
EDSITEment
A partnership among the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Council of the Great City Schools, MarcoPolo Foundation and the National Trust for the Humanities with subject content for literature, language arts, world languages, art and culture, history, and social studies.
Getting Started with Google Calendar

Quick and easy guide to setting up and using Google calendar.

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators
Curriculum content from Discovery Education; lesson plans; classroom activities; grants for educators
Learning Page: Free Teaching Resources
Lesson plans, downloads, activities, worksheets, books, and much more for teachers.
Mempowered! Empowering Your Memory & Mind
Aimed primarily for K-12 teachers, this Website offers links to many sites for lesson plans, curriculum ideas, and students activiteis.
Microsoft Office 2007 Converter
Open, edit, and save documents, workbooks, and presentations in the file formats new to Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007.
National Council of Teachers of mathematics (NCTM) Illuminations
Illuminations is a respository of lesson plans, online activities, and connections to the NCTM Standards.
National Geographic Xpeditions
Geography for the classroom
Norfolk Public Schools' Website for Teachers
Borrow great links from another school district that is nationally recognized and globally competitive!
PBS for Kids
Great site for students to have fun while they are learning!
PBS Teachers
Great information for teachers!
Pic Resize
Easily crop, resize, and edit your images online for free.
ReadWriteThink
A partnership between the International Reading Association (IRA), the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), and the MarcoPolo Education Foundation, to provide educators and students with access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction through free, Internet-based content.
Sites for Teachers
Hundreds of educational Web sites rated by popularity.
SMART Board Ideas from Scholastic
The SMART Exchange website is the #1 destination for the best SMART Board interactive whiteboard classroom-ready resources. With over 60,000 resources, you'll find the lesson content, images, or inspiration you need to add interactivity into your instruction. You can search all resources, developed by fellow teachers and education publishers by keyword, subject, grade, educational standards correlation, and country of origin.
SMART Exchange
Find lesson plans for your SMART board and connect with other teachers
Smithsonian Education
The Smithsonian Center for Education and Museum Studies offers sections for teachers, families, and students.
SoftSchools.com
Free math worksheets, free math games, grammar quizzes, and free phonics worksheets and games. Worksheets and games are organized by grades and topics. Printable math and phonics worksheets are auto generated.
TeacherVision
Lesson plans, printables, and more
The New York Times Learning Network
Connections for students, teachers, and parents. Grades 3-12
Thinkfinity
Standards-based Internet content and professional development for K-12 educators and students.
Time Savers for Teachers
Time Savers for Teachers specializes in report card comments/end of the year remarks, printable classroom forms, worksheets, spelling activities, practical teacher tools, and downloadable teacher resources that improve classroom management, saving teachers valuable time.