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Teacher Resources

 

Professional links
Region 1 Employee Self Service:   Pay stubs, Tax information, year to date totals.  You will need your employee number and a password to access.

 

Education Minnesota Online:  The homepage for the State Teachers organization.

Eric Data Base Search   Educational Research tool as well as lesson plans for all levels and content.

Minnesota Department of Children, Families and Learning  Lots of interesting information

Minnesota Teacher Retirement Association  The address for all of your retirement questions 

National Education Association   Your direct link to the National Education Association

US Department of Education   Direct link to Department of Education

ONLINE TEACHING IDEAS 

Smart Board Activities to Support Differentiated Learning Styles Across the Curriculum



White board resources:

Engaging Learners the SMARTboard Way A website with hundreds of ideas for using a whiteboard in the classroom.

Speaking of Electronic Whiteboards A discussion covering how to use and choose a whiteboard for your classroom.

Interactive Whiteboards Many links to every aspect of the whiteboard

Whiteboard Comparison A pdf that compares the whiteboard technology.

A second Whiteboard Comparison A very detailed webpage on the different whiteboard products.

Inclusive sites: all subject areas

 

Blue Web'n Learning Sites Library  - A searchable library of Blue Ribbon web sites categorized 
by grade level, content areas, and type. Subscribe to Blue Webn' Update and get weekly e-mail notification and reviews of noteworthy educational websites. This site is maintained by Pacific Bell Education First Fellows at San Diego State University Dept. of Educational Technology.   

Education World (tm) Where Educators Go To Learn

FREE:Federal Resources for Educational Excellence    FREE makes it easy for teachers, parents, students, & others to find teaching & learning resources from more than 40 federal organizations.

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators and Kathy Schrock's best web links are found at DiscoverySchool.com.  Excellent guide to teaching using the internet.

Scholastic.com Home Page- Teacher resources include classroom activities, reproducibles and ready-to-use strategies.

Teacher's First  Web resources, sorted by subject and grade level, Web tutorials, Discussion groups, Professional resources, Hot topics

Thinkfinity (formerly Marco Polo)  Wonderful websites to use in your teaching

Virtual Fieldtrips:  A site that takes you on an internet tour of a subject.  For example, if you look at the dinosaur fieldtrip, you will find numeroust webpages with dinosaurs as their topics.  You will also have support materials for the "trip." ... Grades k-12

Teacher Tools

 

Puzzlemaker; - Create puzzles and games -- word searches, crossword puzzles, scrambled word tiles,and mazes, and more!

References from the Differentiated Learning Workshop    On-line surveys for multiple intelligences, resources and sample lessons

Teaching Methods  A site sponsored by McGraw Hill which points you to educational links.

TIES  The home page for TIES which includes lots of ideas for teaching... all Minnesota based.

Specific curriculum links

Access Excellence  Resource for high school Biology education

Children's Literature - Resources for Teachers

CLWG: Children's LiteratureWeb Guide

Geometry Center  A mathematics research and education center at the University of Minnesota

History Wired: A Few of our Favorite Things   Exciting new page from the Smithsonian History Museum!

Minnesota Educational Resources:  Excellent index to all webpages having anything to do with the state of Minnesota

SCORE: CyberGuides TOC - CyberGuides are supplementary units of instruction based on core works of literature, designed to teach K-12 students to use the World WideWeb effectively. 

Teaching with Historic Places (TwHP) uses properties listed in the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places to enliven history, social studies, geography, civics, and other subjects. TwHP has created a variety of products and activities that help teachers bring historic places into the classroom.

  

 Professional links

Education Minnesota Online:  The homepage for the State Teachers organization.

Eric Data Base Search   Educational Research tool as well as lesson plans for all levels and content.

Minnesota Department of Children, Families and Learning  Lots of interesting information

Minnesota Teacher Retirement Association  The address for all of your retirement questions 
National Education Association   Your direct link to the National Education Association

US Department of Education   Direct link to Department of Education