Lesson Plan Ideas and More

Common Core Curriculum Maps K-12 Maps for Language Arts

PDE Standards Aligned System (SAS)
http://www.pdesas.org/ Materials and Resources, search by topic - find resources that are aligned to the PA state standards
http://www.pdesas.org/Assessment/Keystone Keystone Exams

http://www.prepdog.com/ Grades 2-8 Standardized Test Prep

Select a Topic to find valuable links that have been tested in the classroom

Check for Plagiarism
cffquakers/Create_a_Book_Movie _ Comics|Create a Book / Movie / Comics
Create Games and Other Online Activities
Current Events
Google Earth
Go Paperless
Information Retrieval
Interactive Whiteboards / Promethean Boards
Lesson Ideas
Online Books/Novels
Presentation Websites
Technology For the Teacher
Translate Text to Speech
Video Search
Virtual Field Trips

Surveys/ Quizzes (free)
http://www.advancedsurvey.com/ Advanced Survey - Create an account and create online surveys for your classroom
http://www.surveymonkey.com/ Survey Monkey - Free online survey software and questionnaire tool - basic plan is free
http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/XQ6JHT7 Survey Monkey sample - 9th grade Survey on School Performance
http://www.quizsnack.com/ QuizSnack - Online survey software, web poll, and questionnaire tool

Teaching Strategies
http://www.wpi.edu/Academics/ATC/Collaboratory/Idea/boards.html Improving the Use of Discussion Boards
http://www.wpi.edu/Academics/ATC/Collaboratory/Idea/boardbenefits.html Benefits of Using Discussion Boards in Your Class

http://www.pdesas.org/Main/Instruction PA Department of Education Standards Aligned System - videos showing effective instructional strategies
http://www.netc.org/focus/ Integrating Technology Into Research-Based Strategies
http://www.aea267.k12.ia.us/cia/index.php?page=teaching_strategies "Here you'll find scores of teaching strategies that help students take more responsibility for their own learning and enhance the process of teaching for learning."
http://www.cat.ilstu.edu/additional/tips/newActive.php Examples of in-class Active Learning activities
**http://www.internettutorials.net/choose.asp** your basic guide to the Internet - find a variety of tools to use for specific searching needs

http://creatingeportfolios.wikispaces.com/ tips for getting started
http://sites.google.com/site/eportfolioapps/ creating ePortfolios with GoogleApps
http://livebinders.com/ organize your resources inan online binder
http://www.adobe.com/education/instruction/teach/acrobat-curriculum.html Adobe Acrobat 9 - ePortfolio PDFs

Collage Makers
http://www.shapecollage.com/online/ create collages online
http://www.photovisi.com/ create easy photo collages

http://www.vocabahead.com/ SAT Vocabulary Building for ACT,SAT and GRE Preparation - videos, word lists, quizzes, flash cards
http://prezi.com/akhhuszarduc/paper-slide-videos/?utm_source=share&utm_campaign=shareprezi&utm_medium=email See how one teachers has students create Paper Slide Videos to develop a meaningful understanding of vocabulary words
http://animoto.com/play/Vu4rUtweybZpXvN3QBDQUQ?utm_content=main_link Sample Animoto video to reinforce vocabulary

For Promethean users - download the flipchart called "Hot Seat" for a classroom activity http://www.prometheanplanet.com/en/Resources/Item/27202/hot-seat

Google Apps for Education http://www.google.com/a/help/intl/en/edu/privacy.html
Acrhive copy of March 24, 2011 Webinar explaining how Google Docs are being used in schools http://vclass.cciu.org/recordings.html