Teacher Resources

General Teacher Info

Coordinated School Health - AED, Epi-Pen, & Bloodborne Pathogens videos

Siesta- Enter your Sub info Online!

PowerTeacher - for Teachers

PowerSchool

FirstClass Webmail

Technology HelpDesk

Elmo Setup Instructions

Library Catalog

EasyIEP - for Special Ed teachers

Research Skills Guide

TELL Tennessee 2013 MHHSE Results

Non-Negotiables

Textbook Request Form

Textbook Catalog

Surplus Textbook Form

 

Forms & Procedures

Announcement Request Form

Collection Log Procedures

Fees, Fines, & Lost Books Form

Hall Pass Sign-out/Sign-in Sheet

Instructional Supply Requisition

Maintenance Request Form

Student Count Sheet (for 1st 10 days of school)

 

Using Data to Improve Instruction

First TN Value Added Portal - Links to TVAAS data, Battelle for Kids, Common Core Standards, East TN RVAS, First to the Top Resources, and more!

CODE login

Direct Link to TVAAS

Educator's Reference Complete from TEL - Search full-text articles from professional journals including Phi Delta Kappan, Adolescence, Education Week, Instructor, Journal of Instructional Psychology, The Reading Teacher, Techniques, Technology & Learning, Science, and more! Or Browse Publications to view articles from the most current issue of indexed publications. Many articles included also available through ERIC

NIET Best Practices

What Works Clearinghouse - Research-based strategies from the Institute of Education Sciences

 

Teacher Evaluation Resources

TEAM-TN Overview

TEAM Teacher Evaluation Rubrics & Observation forms

TN Compass

 

 

Common Core Resources

TN DOE Curriculum Standards

Common Core Standards

Achieving the Common Core

TN Core - Resources regarding implementation of Common Core Standards in Tennessee

TN Core Writing Assessment Info

PARCC Assessment

 

Cross-Curricular Resources

AdLIT - Advancing Adolescent Literacy Instruction Together - from the Ohio Resource center for Mathematics, Science, and Reading - webcasts, video clips, and explanations and examples of reading strategies across content areas

AdLit.org - All About Adolescent Literacy - Classroom Strategies for Reading Comprehension, research, information about working with families, and book & author information (not the same as the link above!)

Annenberg Learner - Teacher Professional Development video workshops and resources across the curriculum.

CTE Online - Free model curriculum and standards for CTE courses. Academic teachers can look here for opportunities for cross-discipline integration.

FREE - Federal Resources for Educational Excellence - Teaching resources and lesson plans from Ed.gov - includes animations, primary sources, photos, videos organized by subject

HippoCampus - Multimedia lessons and course materials for Algebra, Algebra in Spanish, American Government, Biology, Calculus, Calculus in Spanish, Environmental Science, Physics, Pscyhology, Religion, Statistics, & US History

Instructional Strategies - Guide from SREB & High Schools That Work

IXL.com - Interactive resources for Math & Language Arts

Khan Academy - Free instructional videos and practice exercises. Highly recommended. Videos play through YouTube.

Literacy Across the Curriculum - Guide from SREB & High Schools That Work

National Numeracy Network - Teaching Resources dealing with measurement and statistical models, quantitative writing, teaching quantitative reasoning with the news, teaching with data, teaching with models, and using spreadsheets across the curriculum

Open Courseware Portal - FREE educational content from major colleges & universities as well as open-source publishers, videos, textbooks, etc.

PBS LearningMedia - free access to digital media for the classroom and professional development from PBS and the History Channel, search for resources by grade level, subject, and topic 

ReadTheory - Free online reading practice quizzes for all levels

SAS Curriculum Pathways - Interactive activities, web lessons, web inquiry activities, projects, classroom activities, and links to web resources correlated to TN state standards - contact Mrs. Wheatley for login info

Teachers Pay Teachers - Marketplace for teacher materials that includes over 9,000 free teacher-created lesson plans, worksheets, Smartboard files, PowerPoint files, and more, as well as other low-cost materials

TED Talks - Videos of industry leaders and visionaries regarding technology, entertainment, design, business, science, and global issues

TN Electronic Learning Center - Podcasts from the TN Department of Education

Verizon Thinkfinity - Cross-curricular, multimedia resources for teachers, students, and parents. Includes lesson plans correlated to national subject standards, educational game, videos, and links to web resources from Verizon's educational partners.

 

Project-Based Learning & Authentic Assessments

Using Real World Projects to Help Students Meet High Standards in Education and the Workplace - publication from SREB & High Schools That Work

BIE PBL Experts & Newbies Blog - Ask questions & get ideas!

 

Buck Institute Project-Based Learning for the 21st Century- Use Project Search on right of page to find projects by subject and grade level. Also includes lots of information about challenges and benefits of project-based learning and links to other online project libraries

Edutopia Resources for PBL

Envision School Projects Exchange - Library of PBL ideas

National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science - Peer-reviewed collection of cases, search by subject, level, type, and topic.

PBL Tech Blog - tech resources for students to create project deliverables

Stanford dschool (Institute of Design) Methods - design process thinking