CCS 135 TEacher Resources


The purpose of this site is to provide resources to support faculty and staff in a hybrid, remote, or in-person instructional setting. This is a collection of digital tools, strategies, and organization tips from various contributors, including Centralia City Schools teachers.

Teaching with Technology Resources (free online whiteboard tool for teachers and classrooms) (utilize premade or create interactive lessons for synchronous or asynchronous learning) (create editable PDFs) (utilize premade or create interactive lessons)

Virtual Meeting Resources

Zoom Response Paddles

Tips & Tricks: Teachers Educating on Zoom

Getting Started with Zoom (training from the beginning of the year)

Adjusting Settings for Zoom Recordings (allows recording without other students' images in video)

Meeting Participant Reports in Zoom (taking attendance)

Sharing a Recorded Zoom Session

Adding Music to Zoom Sessions

Adding Rotating Slides to Start a Zoom (allows slides to play while everyone waits for the session to begin)

Content-Area Resources

Ready to Use Social Media-Inspired Templates (for student projects, reports, etc.)

Epic (digital library)

Dogo News (kids news articles--ELA, science, social studies) & Student News Report Template

English Language Learner Resources

ESL Kids Games (site with speaking activities and "games" to play when working with ELL students)

Just for Fun

Inspirograph (Remember's the online version)

Online Soundboards (Document with a list of sound effect libraries for online and in-person classes)

Tools for Adaptations/Accessibility

Talk and Comment Chrome Extension (allows teachers to record text and paste a "play" button)

Professional Development Resources

Skyward: Quick Hits for Teachers-Dashboards & Widgets (How to customize your dashboard)

Skyward: Gradebook Display (How to customize your gradebook display, including order in which students appear)

Other Resources