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General Resources

Administrator and Student Directions Directions for Administrators and Students
MCA Student Tutorials Tutorials that are shown up to 1 week before testing
Student Samplers Samplers for Students
Pearson Next MCA Testing Site Login to Pearson Next MCA Testing
Westwood Information Google Site  
Ed Tech Who Do I Contact? Staff Roles and Responsibilities
SMARTboard Resources  
Google Calendar  
Education World Find lesson plans, ways to develop professionally, technology integration ideas and other information about school issues.
Wordle Create cool "word clouds" from text
The Teacher's Guide Find lesson plans and more
History Teacher Find resources for teaching history
VisuWords Look up words to find their meanings and associations with other words and concepts
Treasures ConnectEd McGraw-Hill  
Treasures Leveled Reader Database  
Language Arts Wiki  
Nancy Kean Look for books that will help you teach different genres or topics

Audio/Video/Presentation Resources - some websites may be blocked in-district

Animoto Photo presentations
Big Huge Labs Create and print personalized motivational posters, calendars, movie posters, magazine covers, badges, mosaics, and collages
Blabberize Using photos for messages
Blogs - Blogger
Online conversation
Concrete Poetry Draw or choose a picture and add a poem to it
Glogster Online digital posters
Google Maps/Earth To create literature tours
Jeopardy Labs Online Jeopardy game creator
Make Believe Comix Make your own comic strip
Mixbook Photobook creator
Pocket Mod Book that prints and folds into a mini-book
Prezi Online presentations in poster-board format
Realewriter For creating picture books with real pictures
Storybird Use donated artwork to create a story around
Tagxedo or Wordle Word clouds
Time Glider Timeline software
Voicethread Voice, video, photo discussion forums

Intervention Resources

Intervention Central Intervention Central provides teachers, schools and districts with free resources to help struggling learners and implement Response to Intervention.
International Reading Association Find articles, lesson plans and other resources from other literacy professionals.
Promising Practices Network The PNN website is a unique resource that offers credible, research-based information on what works to improve the lives of children and families.
Intervention Techniques Here's a place where you can find effective teaching techniques. Students studying special educaiton at the University of Virginia and East Tennessee State University have read and summarized scores of research articles about teaching techniques for exceptional learners.
Literacy Information and Communication System Find and use evidence-based research to make decisions about reading instruction.
Education Oasis Find printables, lesson plans, graphic organizations and other resources to help you teach.