Educational Resources

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General Resources

Michael Gorman’s Presentation Resources

Reading passages across the curriculum

PicLit Creative Writing Prompts
Lots of resources for all age groups and subject areas. Access to free videos.
Online line exhibits and great free teaching materials

Khan Academy (short video lessons)
Short video lessons on a wide variety of topics, heavy in math and science. Great for review or enrichment.
A great resource for guided math and project based learning ideas linking your curriculum with real world situations and applications of math skills and concepts.
Students can use historical and contemporary primary-source documents, maps, editorial cartoons, and more to develop critical thinking, creativity, innovation and collaboration skills as well as media and technology literacy.
Connects current events with curricula and provides background information, news reports, research, videos, and other resources to help K-12 teachers infuse global issues across content areas.
Collaborative resource that connects classes around the world
Showcases writing of middle and high school students
Listen and learn from peace corps volunteers

Global education resources

Econ Illinois Resources from NIU

Assessment Resources

Assessment Resource Sheet – January 2015
Rubistar – Rubric Generation Site

ELA Resources

K-4 ELA Curriculum Maps

Math Resources

Common Core Standards for Math
National Digital Science Lab
Inside Mathematics (CCSS Materials)
Illustrative Mathematics (CCSS Materials and Sample Lessons)
Math Common Core Coalition
NCTM’s Common Core Blog
National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM)
Progressions Documents for the Math Common Core Standards – U of Arizona
Live Binders – Common Core Standards for Math Beta
13 Amazing Digital Resources for Math

Science Resources

Lawrence Hall of Science
Delta Science Teacher Resources
Per Square Mile (Science Blog)
Connecticut State Differentiation Resources

Social Studies Integration Resources

K2 Sentence Checklist + Large Version
Charlotte Danielson rubric example from Teachscape
Charlotte Danielson rubric from National Council on Teacher Quality – Wichita sample


Flipped Classroom Presentation
North Boone Weather Station
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