Resources and Useful Links

The East Ramapo Teachers Association         ERTA :

East  Ramapo Central School District           
New York State Teachers' Centers      
The New York State Education Department   

A comprehensive website that delivers free online resources . It includes top-quality , standards-based K-12 lesson plans; student materials; interactive tools; connections to educational Web sites; researched-based models and courses and much more. gives teachers, instructors and parents the tools they need to increase student performance today and create the life long learners of tomorrow.
Thinkfinity New York contains lessons plans aligned with the New York State Learning Standards.
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Thinkfinity partner, National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL), has launched a new website where the wonders of learning never cease. The site is Wonderopolis.

Wonderopolis as a place where parents can seek and nurture a brighter world for their children through the power of discovery, creativity and imagination. 

Visit Wonderopolis™ each day for the Wonder of the Day, ® a simple activity for parents to share and explore the magic of everyday life with children.

For your information and convenience . . . the link to the training videos from West Virginia is:

The Teaching Channel - Inspired teaching, Inspiring Classrooms - The T
eaching Channel is a video showcase -- on the Internet and TV -- of inspiring and effective teaching practices in America's schools. The Teaching Channel website offers a growing library of short videos to inspire K-12 teaching. These video lessons - in English language arts, math, science, and history/social sciences - include lesson objectives, questions to consider, homework ideas, and more.

Free registration provides access to:

Click here for link to The Teaching Channel: 

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