Team Meeting: Thursday 12/6/12
http://engageny.org/resource/test-guides-for-english-language-arts-and-mathematics

 
The Arts
Assesments
Computers
& Technology
DOE E-MAIL
Lesson Plans
Literacy
Math
MISC
Resources

Multimedia
Professional
Development

Phitness &
Health
Science
Social
Studies

SmartBoard
Interactives

English
Language
Learners

Foreign
Language

 Performance
Based Task
Common Core
Standards
Using Databases  


Literacy

English Language Arts -Academics
http://schools.nyc.gov/Academics/EnglishLanguageArts/default.htm
Standards and Resources for teachers.

New York State ELA
http://www.emsc.nysed.gov/ciai/ela/home.html

Learning Beyond the Classroom
http://www.readwritethink.org/beyondtheclassroom/summer/

Language Arts activities for the summer months
http://www.readwritethink.org/beyondtheclassroom/summer/

NYC Teach Learn
http://www.nycenet.edu/Offices/TeachLearn/OfficeCurriculumProfessionalDevelopment/default.htm
The Office of Curriculum and Professional Development oversees curricular and professional development initiatives at the citywide level.

Leveling Your Classroom Library
http://registration.beavton.k12.or.us/lbdb/
A database for leveling your classroom library

Me Read? No Way! A practical guide to improving boys literacy skills
http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/document/brochure/meread/meread.pdf

Meet the Authors: Podcasts and Videos
http://www.readingrockets.org/podcasts/authors

Lit2Go
http://etc.usf.edu/lit2go/
Free classical literature and audio books to go...

Scottsboro and To Kill a Mockingbird  
http://pittsburghs.ks.libguides.com/scottsboro
Resources on Scottsboro and To Kill a Mockingbird

NYPL: Teach and Learn
NY Public Library's web resources for excellent teaching

NC Common Core Instructional Support Tools
http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/acre/standards/common-core-tools/

Text Structures for Different Types of Writing
In this handy guide, you’ll find a quick overview of the three types of writing (Argumentative, Informational, Narrative) in the Common Core State Standards, and the five text structures: compare/contrast, cause/effect, problem/solution, sequence, and description.
Text Complexity and Close Readings
The English Language Arts portion of the standards call for a coordinated effort of literacy instruction in English, science, history/social sciences, and technical subjects.
NPR's Youth Radio
NPR's "Youth Radio" is a really nice option if you are looking for some short audio pieces for listening practice, or simply to diversify some text within your units.
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Math

Math -Academic
http://schools.nyc.gov/Academics/Mathematics/default.htm
Standards & Lessons for Math teachers

Shopping Math
http://www.dositey.com/Development/Programs/ShoppingMoneyMath/master1.swf?config_no=2
Students get a certain coin amounts and have to spend the exact amount shown.

Mathematics Pre-Algebra ©2003
http://www.pre-algebra.com/
Glecoe/McGraw Hill shows extra worked-out problems for one of their texts.  Even if students are not using this particular textbook, they can still use the extra examples to understand how the math problems are worked out.

Math.com World of Math Online
http://www.math.com/students/homework.html
Not 100% clear about what was taught in class?  This website offers math help on various topics.

Teaching Today
http://teachingtoday.glencoe.com/videos
Videos and how-to articles from Glencoe Publishers

NC Common Core Instructional Support Tools

Inside Mathematics
Resources for math teachers, including information about incorporating the Common Core Standards into your room.

Math Live!
Interactive Math lessons.

 

Science

Science - Academics
http://schools.nyc.gov/Academics/Science/default.htm
Standars and Resources for Science teachers.

Teaching Boxes
http://www.teachingboxes.org/
Helps teachers create earth science activities that focus on gathering data and analyzing scientific evidence.

Edheads
http://www.edheads.org/
Various games related to science: simple machines, weather and a virtual knee surgery

Bronx Zoo Professional Development Programs
http://bronxzoo.com/bz-education/teacherinformation

 Nasa Images
http://nasaimages.org/index.html

Science Interactives
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/science/index.htm

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Social Studies

Social Studies -Academics
NY Public Library's web resources for excellent teaching

Smithsonian Education
Includes lesson plans on all topics, and is searchable by common core standards.

New York Heritage
http://www.newyorkheritage.org/
Connects more than 160 digital collections from around the state, contributed by libraries, archives, museums and other cultural institutions.

American Memory
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html

Ellis Island
http://www.nps.gov/elis

Our Documents
http://www.ourdocuments.gov/
“To help us think, talk and teach about the rights and responsibilities of citizens in our democracy, we invite you to explore 100 milestone documents of American history.”

Teaching with Documents Lesson Plan
http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/ftrials.htm
From the Website:  “This section contains reproducible copies of primary documents from the holdings of the National Archives of the United States, teaching activities correlated to the National History Standards and National Standards for Civics and Government, and cross-curricular connections.”

New York Historical Society: Education
https://www.nyhistory.org/web/default.php?section=education
Programs, teachers workshops, and exhibit information for schools.

Think Women's History
http://www.thinkport.org/classroom/feature/thinkwomenshistory.tp
Lesson Plans, Student Activities, & Videos

The Food Timeline
http://www.foodtimeline.org/

Constitution Day
http://www.archives.gov/education/lessons/constitution-workshop/index.html

Constitution Day
http://constitutioncenter.org/ConstitutionDay/Resource_List.aspx?type=1

Social Studies Interactives
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/social/index.htm

A Nation of Immigrants: Curriculum

DocsTeach
http://docsteach.org/
"Bring History to life for your students."
September 11th: Personal Stories of Transformation
 
New York State Archives: Web Resources

Freedom Riders
Full Version of the Freedom Riders with additional classroom materials.

Scottsboro and To Kill a Mockingbird  
http://pittsburghs.ks.libguides.com/scottsboro
Resources on Scottsboro and To Kill a Mockingbir

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Foreign Language

Wolrd Language -Academics
http://schools.nyc.gov/Academics/WorldLanguages/default.htm
Standards & Resources

Spanish Language Lesson Plans
http://www.teach-nology.com/teachers/lesson_plans/languages/spanish/



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The Arts

Arts - Academic
http://schools.nyc.gov/Academics/Arts/default.htm
Standards and resources for teachers.

Artpad
http://artpad.art.com/artpad/painter/
This is just for fun. Draw or paint on a blank canvas. The site will record the steps you took and will play it back for you. You can also share your masterpiece with others.

Artcyclopedia
http://www.artcyclopedia.com/
Library Media Connection (10/2003) says:  “Artcyclopedia is a free fine art search engine site dedicated to providing works of fine art from hundreds of art museums and image archives around the world to online users.  The site is basically an index to paintings, sculptures, and other great works.”

Action Painting on SmartBoard
A Scholastic lesson plan that includes the SmartBoard when learning about Jackson Pollack.

Drama Lesson Plans
http://www.teach-nology.com/teachers/lesson_plans/arts/drama/

Music Lesson Plans
http://www.teach-nology.com/subjects/music/

Metropolitan Opera
Resources to incorporate Opera into the classroom

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Computers & Technology

SortFix
http://sortfix.com/
Graphically facilitates search and demonstrates thinking about search refinement.  A behind-the- scenes algorithm scans results to identify and present significant keywords.  --Joyce Valenza

Microsoft Help and How To
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/help/FX100485361033.aspx?pid=CL100605171033
Step-by-step tutorials for all MS products.

Teachnology
http://www.teach-nology.com/
We provide free and easy to use resources for teachers dedicated to improving the education of today's generation of students.

Office of Instructional Technology
http://www.oit.nycenet.edu/home/index.php

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English Langauge Learners

DOE-Email

Lesson Plans

NYLearns
http://nylearns.org/
Lesson plans and ideas searchable ny NY State Standards

Thinkfinity
http://www.thinkfinity.org/home.aspx
Comprehensive online resources for literacy

Teacher First Resource Listing
http://www.teachersfirst.com/getsource.cfm?id=9052

Daily Lesson Plans
http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/lessons/

Washington Post NIE Lesson Plan
http://washpost.com/nielessonplans.nsf/bydate

Lesson Plan Library
http://school.discovery.com/lessonplans/

Educator’s Reference Desk
http://www.eduref.org/Virtual/Lessons/

Microsoft Lesson Plans
http://www.microsoft.com/education/lessonplans.mspx

Find a Lesson Plan
http://teacher.scholastic.com/lessonplans/
Scholastic lets you search for lesson plans by grade and topic.

Teach-Nology
http://www.teach-nology.com/
Lessons, Rubrics, Planning ideas


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Professional Development

A free site that provides Common Core-aligned video lessons for Math and ELA grades 3-9.

Teaching Channel
Hundreds of videos on various teaching techniques and how you can use them in your own classroom.

Teacher Development Toolkit
DOE Resources, videos on how to engage students, plan effective lessons, etc.
 
NYC DOE Professional Development
http://pd.nycoit.org
Catalog and registration system for NYC DOE

Making Every Moment Count: Maximizing Quality Instructional Time
http://www.reading.org/downloads

Putting the Pieces Together
http://gets.gc.k12.va.us/VSTE/2008/

Linworth Webinars
http://www.linworth.com/lmc/?page=new_hot_stuff

Literacy Assistance Center
http://lacnyc.org/profdev/CourseCatalog2.pdf

PBS Professional Developmen
Resources and PD for educators

PD handouts from Chris Quigley

Classroom Tech Tips-ipadsin the classrooms
A blog that talks about incorporating ipads (and technology) into the classroom.


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MISC Resources

Bloom's Digital Taxonomy Wheel and Knowledge Dimension

Free Clipart
http://www.free-graphics.com/

MS Free ClipArt
http://dgl.microsoft.com/

Free Templates for MS Word Products
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/templates/default.aspx

PHOTOGRAPHS TO SPARK YOUR STUDENTS IMAGINATION
Visit the new Rogovin Photography Teacher's Guide
http://miltonrogovin.com/education

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Assessment Tools

ARIS
https://www.arisnyc.org/aris

Acuity
http://mcgraw.nycenet.edu/index.jsp

the log in script:        is your doe e-mail
the password id:     your six digit file number

example: Login:   jkelly12
              Password: 888888

 or
http://schools.nyc.gov/Beta/Home.htm
Click on the appropriate link (are you at home or at a DOE computer?) and enter the username or password as stated above.

Scantron
http://edperformance.com/
Click on "Staff Members"
Site ID: (Please ask Carrie Fullard)
the log in script:        is your doe e-mail
the password id:     your six digit file number

example: Login:   jkelly12
              Password: 888888

Teacher Data Sample
TeacherDataReportSAMPLE.pdf

PE & Health

Phitness & Health -Acadmics
http://schools.nyc.gov/Academics/FitnessandHealth/default.htm
Standards & Resources for health and PE teachers.

Mayo Clinic
http://www.mayoclinic.com

Kathy Schrock's PE Lesson Plans
http://school.discoveryeducation.com/schrockguide/health/fitness.html

President's Council on Physical Fitness
http://www.fitness.gov/

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Multimedia

Discovery Education
http://discoveryeducation.com/
See Ms. Keller for the passcode.

Teacher Tube
http://teachertube.com/
Provides an online community for sharing instructional videos.

WatchKnow
http://www.watchknow.com/
Imagine hundreds of thousands of great short videos, and other media, explaining every topic taught to school kids. Imagine them rated and sorted into a giant Directory, making them simple to find. WatchKnow--as in, "You watch, you know"--is a non-profit online community devoted to this goal.

School Tube
http://www.schooltube.com/
SchoolTube provides students and educators a safe, world class, and FREE media sharing website that is nationally endorsed by premier education associations.

Teacher's Domain
http://www.teachersdomain.org/
Teachers’ Domain is an online library of more than 1,000 free media resources from the best in public television.

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SmartBoard Interactives


Performance Based Task Landing Page
Unit outlines for all performance based tasks. Math & ELA.

Common Core Standards

Engage NY
Common Core Website for NY State

Can Animals Think
The 6th Grade readings are gathered here for your ease. (with the exception of any readings that are not available online.)

The Omnivore's Dilemma
The 7th Grade readings are gathered here for your ease (with the exception of any readings that are not available online.)

Forensic Anthropology
The 8th Grade readings are gathered here for your ease (with the exception of any readings that are not available online.)
Information Fluency Continuum

Information Fluency Continuum Benchmark Skills and Assessments

Common Core Aligned Performance Based Task (May 2012)
The outline of the task and the readings for 6th, 7th and 8th Grade

Grade 8 Literacy _ Performance Based Task (May 2012)
A more detailed outline of the latest Performance Based Task

http://schools.nyc.gov/NR/rdonlyres/8822E7D5-CF7A-40B3-BE58-791F6E52E27E/0/NYCDOEG8LiteracyTCRWP_Final.pdf
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Common Core Standards & Resources
Common Core Standards

Engage NY
Common Core Website for NY State

Common Core Curriculum Maps

NC Common Core Instructional Support Tools
http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/acre/standards/common-core-tools/

Text Structures for Different Types of Writing
In this handy guide, you’ll find a quick overview of the three types of writing (Argumentative, Informational, Narrative) in the Common Core State Standards, and the five text structures: compare/contrast, cause/effect, problem/solution, sequence, and description.
Text Complexity and Close Readings
The English Language Arts portion of the standards call for a coordinated effort of literacy instruction in English, science, history/social sciences, and technical subjects.
Common Core Resources for Teachers
A collection of teachers who are trying to plan lessons aligned with the common core standards.

Scoop It! Help With the Common Core Standards
Curated by NYC School Librarian Patricia Sarles, these are a collection of links that will help classroom teachers tackle the common core standards.

Scoop It! Text Complexity
Curated by NYC School Librarian Patricia Sarles, these are a collection of links that will help classroom teachers tackle "what is text complexity" and how you can measure text complexity.

Common Core Sample Questions
Gale Schools Lesson Plans 
Lesson plans that align with databases we subscribe to. 

Proquest: Training and Support 
How to videos and tutorials to better use the databases. 

Educator Tools: Proquest 
Lesson plans and other tools to better use Proquest databases (SIRS Researcher). 

Grolier Databases 
Lesson Plans that align with the databases. 

World Book Training Guide 
How to better use the databases and links to additional resources. 

Ebsco Support & training 
Training and support on how to better use the Ebsco Databases. 

Ebsco: Teacher/Librarian Success Tools 
Sample Lesson Plans to better use the Ebsco databases
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How to do an advanced search in Student Resource Center Jr.

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