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Assessments and Standards
Clerc Center's NCLB web page provides information and resources for the Clerc Center Community. These resources include standards, benchmarks, and grade level indicators for all grades in all subject areas, as well as a searchable database of assessments and lesson plans. There are also links on the page for instructional materials and resources and teacher-to-teacher professional development.
IMS provides a searchable database of lesson plans and assessments at all grade levels that are linked to Ohio's academic content standards and benchmarks.
RubiStar is a free tool to help the teacher who wants to use rubrics but does not have the time to develop them from scratch. Categories: Reading, Writing, Oral Projects, Multimedia, Math, Art, Work Skills, Products, Science and Music
Teaching and Learning Resources
abcteach is an user-friendly educational site that provides quality printable materials for immediate use by teachers, education majors, and parents.
The Educator's Reference Desk provides access to resource collection (3000+ resources on a variety of educational issues. This collection includes Internet sites, educational organizations, and electronic discussion groups.), lesson plans (2000+ unique lesson plans which were written and submitted by teachers from all over the United States), and question archive (200+ responses to popular questions on the practice, theory, and research of education. These responses may include citations from the ERIC database, Internet sites, discussion groups, and/or print resource information).
Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators is a categorized list of sites useful for enhancing curriculum and professional growth. It is updated often to include the best sites for teaching and learning. provides free ESL/EFL resources for teachers of young learners. All of the resources are designed to be versatile and useful in many K-6 classrooms. There are free flashcards, worksheetsĂ‚ and handouts to match, free phonics cards, free ESL games, an international project exchange library, printable certificates, printable stickersĂ‚ and activities all ready for printing.
ReadWriteThink, established in April of 2002, is a partnership between the International Reading Association (IRA), the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), and the Verizon Foundation. ReadWriteThink provides educators and students with access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction through free, Internet-based content.
Teachers.Net features over 4000 lesson plans and classroom ideas submitted by teachers just like you. Lesson plans are organized and easy to browse by category, grade level, or search by keyword.
TeacherVision strives to be every teacher's trusted source of instructional resources. The uniquely powerful mix of content is drawn from trusted educational associations and the world's best children's publishers, including the Council for Exceptional Children, Educators for Social Responsibility, Houghton Mifflin Company, the National Association for Music Education, Penguin Group, Simon & Schuster, Inc., and the vast resources available within the Pearson family. Resources include a vast online library of lesson plans, graphic organizers, printables, email newsletters, quizzes, and printable books to help teachers enhance student learning, meet local and national educational goals, and manage their teaching lives and classrooms with ease.
The Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute is an educational partnership between Yale University and the New Haven Public Schools designed to strengthen teaching and learning in local schools and, by example, in schools across the country. Resources include Published Essays and Public Testimony about the concept, operation, and results of the Institute and Curricular Resources produced by New Haven teachers participating in Institute seminars at Yale.
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