Teacher Resources

Assessment Resources

Flubaroo integrated with Google Docs, this is an amazing grading tool!

Kathy Schrock’s Assessment and Rubric Information complex learning rubric banks

How To Cite Internet Sources

Plagairsm FAQ to help you and your students understand copyright

Quadbase question banking made easy

Rubistar a great rubric bank/generator site. You can manipulate the elements and ratings that are presented

Rubric Machine supplied by Landmarks for Schools, The Landmark Project

Rubric Maker a bank/generator by Tech4Learning

Rubrics for Assessment 2.0, gaming, multimedia rubrics here

Use Google Docs Self-Grading As An Exit Ticket self explanatory. If you’re using Docs, you’ll see the value in taking it one step further.

Video Production Rubrics follow the links to find the best rubric for your student projects

SRS / Clickers Assessment Resources

Promoting Deep Learning Using Clickers pdf provided by Derek Bruff to promote high level thinking

A fast and effective way to assess learning a video on YouTube by SMARTClassrooms

GoSoapBox-classroom response system

Socrative–create assessments on the fly and view the student surveys immediately. Follow their blog for tips on using SRS’s

Curriculum Resources

10 Marks create assignments for your students in specialized areas of the math curriculum

Microsoft Mathematics V 4.0 downloadable, computer & whiteboard-friendly math program

11 Language Art Resources from Free Technology for Teachers

11 Social Studies Resources from Free Technology for Teachers  

Bringing History Home this site offers lesson plans and applicable web resources for grades K-5

Curriki providing free and open resources to teachers who need them most

Financial Literacy resources and lesson plans from Edutopia

GooruLearning math and science collections of videos, lessons, textbooks and more, all in one place and free

Guide to Grammar & Writing great resource!

Larry Ferlazzo’s online resources from his book Helping Students Motivate Themselves has all types of practical online resources

Open Education Sites Offer Free Content for All brought to you from MindShift

Sadlier-Oxford use the free student resources to supplement your math, writing and vocabulary curriculum

Seterra a free map quiz game for Windows users

SpellingCity create an account for your school and use your curriculum’s vocabulary for interactive learning

Top 10 for Note Taking from Tech & Learning Advisor Blog

Ed Tech Learning

10 Tech Skills Every Student Should Have from Tech & Learning

All About Creative Commons and Copyright for Educators this live binder resource is invaluable for instruction

Cult of Pedagogy an amazing educator offering resources and thoughtful discussion, plus podcasts

Digital Writing Workshop companion site to the book with all the resources available instantly

eduTecher YouTube profile that offers informational videos about various trends in ed tech

Free Technology for Teachers free resources and lesson plans for teaching with technology

ISTE / NETS International Society for Technology in Education. Find the global standards for educators and students here

MindShift How We Will Learn, a ed tech resource predicting technology trends

Orienting for Success use this online open orientation course to learn Moodle

Next Visa For Learning an online library for learners everywhere. Vista for Learning posts educational videos online, too!

RSS in Plain English sponsored by Common Craft

St. Paul School Teacher Resources additional links and information in 4 areas of technology integration

Teachers First providing classroom and professional resources, this new site lists beta 2.0 tools

Top 10 Sites for Self Help in Technology from Tech & Learning Advisor Blog

What’s the Best Technology for Flipped Classrooms? be sure to scroll down to the graphic model for info

Online Classrooms/Networks

CanvasK12 LMS for online classrooms

Classroom 2.0 the social network for those interested in Web 2.0 and Social Media in education.

Edmodo online classroom environment that ‘s easy to set up and maintain

iEARN International Education and Resource Network for collaborative learning

ISTE 2012 Conference Ning interact with other educators prior to this summer’s event

Global SchoolNet home to Doors to Diplomacy and International CyberFair

Global Virtual Classroom offering a collaborative website contest and cultural exchanges for classrooms around the world

Teacher 2.0 your personal and professional growth network

The Future of Education Charting the Course of Teaching and Learning in a Networked World

Wiki Space by Wiki Tree


How to Do Research created by KYVL with a complete library to teach students the elements of researching

Creative Commons Kiwi overview video explaining Creative Commons licensing

Get More Out of Google how to streamline searching using Google

Google Launches New Search Engine Education Site with Lesson Plans–see what they offer, go straight to the site


10 Awesome Free Tools and also resources for research and design in this blog

Canva enables anyone to become a designer

easel.ly great tool and simple to use!


11 Web-based and Polling Survey Tools–from Free Technology for Teachers

Resource/Information/Organization Tools

20 Ways to Get Ideas for Writing Blog Posts–from The Innovative Educator

Android 4 SchoolsApps and Devices for Schools 

Bring New Life to PowerPoint–free tools & resources with templates

Common Craft Videos learn more through video

Dropbox simplify your life with this file-sharing tool

Evernote a free resource that allows you to capture information via your computer or mobile for sharing

Graphic Organizers free & printable; there’s even one that looks like a Facebook profile

HelloSlide take your slideshow presentation online with a recorded audio narrative

Livebinders create a file cabinet “drawer” that holds the files about the topic

Mahara an open source ePortfolio platform that integrates smoothly with Moodle

mysimpleshow create learning slideshows with audio and graphics for students; teach students this tool for assessment of their own learning

Newsy–news videos from multiple perspectives about today’s topics

PrimoPDF–download this free pdf converter in just 3 clicks

ReadWriteThink–terrific lesson plan site with interactive tools to apply to your curriculum. An outstanding resource!

Ript–Organize your thoughts, tasks, inspirations, ambitions and so much more

SchoolTube For Teachers–a huge variety of creative ways to use SchoolTube (or any video site) to engage students

Slide Share–upload and share PowerPoint presentations online

Web2PDF Online Widget–add PDF creation to your website or blog

Zamzar–locate a video and use Zamzar to convert that video to a downloadable file


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