Links ~ Teaching and Learning
Classroom Methods and Strategies
Teaching and Learning Methods and Strategies
Textmapping ~ http://www.textmapping.org ~ A great strategy for increasing reading comprehension!
Complex Instruction ~ http://www.stanford.edu/group/pci/index.html ~ Collaborative groups with specific goals.
Mosaic of Thought ~ http://readinglady.com/mailman/listinfo/mosaic_readinglady.com ~ Join a discussion group or get ideas from the toolbox.
Multiage Resources ~ http://www.chimacum.wednet.edu/multiage/ ~ all kinds of information about multiage programs and classrooms, including ideas from teachers.
The Guide on the Side ~ http://www.iearn-canada.org/guideontheside.html ~ Resources for Project-Based Learning.
Ted Panitz's Website ~ http://www.capecod.net/~tpanitz/ ~ all about collaborative and cooperative learning
Constructivism ~ http://carbon.cudenver.edu/~mryder/itc_data/constructivism.html ~ A great place to go to learn all about constructivist teaching and learning!
The Responsive Classroom ~ http://www.responsiveclassroom.org/
Standards Based Learning ~ http://www.oswego.org/standardsb/standards_01.htm
The Project Approach ~ http://www.project-approach.com/ ~ Using the project approach in early childhood and elementary classrooms.
Math Journals ~ http://sewwhat4ucorp.com/teacherresources.htm ~ short explanation of how to use math journals and a variety of prompts for copying.
Lesson Plans and Lesson Resources
GEM: The Gateway to Educational Materials ~ http://www.thegateway.org/ ~ member-contributed lessons for all curriculum areas.
marcopolo ~ http://www.marcopolo-education.org/home.aspx ~ standards-based Internet content; links to lessons using the Internet for all curriculum areas.
Read-Write-Think ~ http://www.readwritethink.org/ ~ A well-organized site full of teacher-written lesson plans you can use in your own classroom, from IRA, NCTE, and MarcoPolo.
Illuminations ~ http://illuminations.nctm.org/ ~ complete lesson plans from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, covering all NCTM standards and all grades K-12.
Science NetLinks ~ http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/ ~ lessons, tools and other resources from the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
EdSITEment ~ http://edsitement.neh.gov/ ~ "The best of the Humanities on the Web"; includes lesson plans and information for art and culture, literature and language arts, foreign language, history and social studies.
ArtsEdge ~ http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/ ~ art lessons and more from the Kennedy Center.
Student Art Lessons ~ http://www.geocities.com/theartkids/artlessons.html ~ Ideas for classroom art projects categorized by grade level and theme.
How To Read a Painting ~ http://www.kcsd.k12.pa.us/~projects/critic/index.html ~ lessons for art appreciation
Xpeditions ~ http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/ ~ lesson plans, activities, and maps from National Geographic.
End of School Activities-Angela's site ~ http://mspowell.00freehost.com/otherwebpages/yearsend.html
End of School Year Suggestions ~ http://www.teachingheart.net/endoftheyearpage.html
Children of Incarcerated Parents ~ http://www.eceteacher.org/CIP/index.html ~ Now that they are more than 3% of the child population, a lot of us work with young children who have a parent in prison, sometimes without even knowing the child's carrying such a heavy burden. You can find food for thought on this issue on Sydney Gurewitz Clemens' webpage.
Education World ~ http://www.education-world.com/
Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators ~ http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/ ~ Lots of resources for teachers; lesson plans, teaching tools, and more.
Teachers.Net ~ http://www.teachers.net/ ~ Resources for teachers -- articles, message boards, chat areas, supplies, videos, lessons--check it out!
Laura Candler ~ http://www.lauracandler.com/ ~ a variety of resources for literacy and beyond, including rubrics.
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