Links

Here are some links that should be useful as resources for best practice. Please let me know if there are links you think I should add or if there is a way to organize them that would make it easier to use.

  Description Category
Rick Wormeli Rick Wormeli author of Fair isnt Always Equal speaks about assessment, grading, and homework. Instruction, Assessment
Grant Wiggins Understanding by Design, Authentic Assessment, Assessment, curriculum design
Edutopia Focus is on strategies for comprehensive assessment, project based learning, social emotional development, teacher development, technology integration, and integrated studies. These strategies — and the educators who implement them — are empowering students to think critically, access and analyze information, creatively problem solve, work collaboratively, and communicate with clarity and impact. Instruction, general resources
Education world  A resource that includes original content, including lesson plans, practical information for educators, information on how to integrate technology in the classroom, and articles written by education experts; web site reviews, special features and columns Instruction, general resources
Teachthought TeachThought is primarily interested in exploring new learning models, including blended learning, project-based learning, self-directed learning, and the role of play in learning while also supporting existing K-20 educators as they seek to improve their own craft in practice today.  
Web 2.0 Teaching Tools Well organized, easy to use exhaustive resources for collaboration, communication, critical thinking, assessment, and on, and on… Technology
Intervention Central Intervention Central provides teachers, schools and districts with free resources to help struggling learners and implement Response to Intervention and attain the Common Core State Standards. RtI
Jim Burke Jim Burke is a great resource for secondary ELA and literacy instruction. Instruction, ELA, Literacy
Carol Ann Thomlinson Differentiation information on You Tube Instruction, Differentiation
Doug Reeves    
PBIS.org PBIS resources for starting or maintaining in your school Character Ed.
National Center for research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing   Assessment
Assessment Training Institute   Assessment
All Things PLC Per the site description: “This site is a collaborative, objective resource for educators and administrators who are committed to enhancing student achievement. We invite you to share your knowledge, ask questions, and get expert insight into the issues teachers face each day in the classroom.”

 

Instruction, PLC
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