Faculty Resources

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ARETE is an innovation hub that provides space and freedom for groups from different fields and persuasions to create, collaborate on, and share knowledge, skills and practices. Because of the recent pandemic, Arete created an online portal for all their programs that can be accessed for free to the public. Teachers can freely use the asynchronous programs as a teaching tool for their classes.  To access, please click : https://arete.ateneo.edu/connect

RESOURCES AND TOOLS

Make learning inclusive, personalized, and student-centered by blending remote and physical classrooms.

A complementary research database for teachers, Teacher Reference Center (TRC) provides indexing and abstracts for more than 230 peer-reviewed journals.

A to Z Teacher Stuff is a teacher-created site designed to help teachers find online resources more quickly and easily. Find lesson plans, thematic units, teacher tips, discussion forums for teachers, downloadable teaching materials, printable worksheets, emergent reader books, themes, and more.

25 Best Website for Teachers


Description: Check out our favorite sites for simplifying lesson planning, keeping the classroom running smoothly, engaging students, and involving families in learning. Be sure to bookmark them!


Teacher Vision


Description: With the help of certified and current classroom teachers, TeacherVision creates and vets classroom resources that are accurate, timely, and reflect what teachers need to best support their students.


Google Teaching Resources


Explore resources and tools created by Google to inspire creativity, encourage hands-on learning, and equip your students with digital skills.


Apple Teaching Resources


Bookmark this page to get the latest resources designed by Apple to inspire creativity in the classroom. Check out lesson ideas, find out how to use Apple technology and curricula, and join the conversation with fellow teachers.


Adolescent Literacy


AdLit.org is a national multimedia project offering information and resources to the parents and educators of struggling adolescent readers and writers.


CK12


CK-12 has free resources for students, parents, teachers, schools, and districts. CK-12 offers a wide variety of STEM content allowing students to “learn it their way” and teachers to “teach it their way.”


Edshelf


Find the right educational tools for your needs. A socially-curated discovery engine of websites, mobile apps, desktop programs, and electronic products for teaching and learning.


EDSITEment


EDSITEment is a partnership between the National Endowment for the Humanities and the National Trust for the Humanities. EDSITEment offers free resources for teachers, students, and parents searching for high-quality K-12 humanities education materials in the subject areas of history and social studies, literature and language arts, foreign languages, arts, and culture.


Education World


Education World is a complete online resource that teachers, administrators, and school staff can visit each day to find high-quality and in-depth original content.


Edulastic


Launched in June 2014, Edulastic is a platform for personalized formative assessment for K-12 students, teachers and school districts. Edulastic was created by Snapwiz, a venture-backed education technology company with offices in Fremont, CA and Bangalore that provides a highly interactive, cloud-based learning environment for publishers. In its short time, thousands of educators have used Edulastic to get deeper insights into their students’ understanding.


Edutopia


Edutopia is dedicated to transforming K-12 education so that all students can acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to thrive in their studies, careers, and adult lives. Founded by innovative and award-winning filmmaker George Lucas in 1991, Edutopia takes a strategic approach to improving K-12 education through two distinct areas of focus: Edutopia and Lucas Education Research.


National Geographic: Resource Library


National Geographic is proud to offer a wide assortment of professional learning opportunities for educators engaging with students from pre-K to post-secondary. Their programs and resources range from in-the-field projects to digital resources to online networks to grant opportunities and courses.


OER Commons


OER Commons is a public digital library of open educational resources. Explore, create, and collaborate with educators around the world to improve curriculum.


PBS Education


PBS Education believes that the greatest teachers ignite a love of learning and a sense of possibility that motivates students to reach their full potential.


ReadWriteThink


Collections feature curated sets of lesson plans, teaching materials, and professional learning resources on topics frequently taught in classrooms. to provide educators, parents, and afterschool professionals with access to the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instruction by offering the very best in free materials.


PhET


Founded in 2002 by Nobel Laureate Carl Wieman, the PhET Interactive Simulations project at the University of Colorado Boulder creates free interactive math and science simulations. PhET sims are based on extensive education research and engage students through an intuitive, game-like environment where students learn through exploration and discovery.


Smithsonian Science Education Center (SSEC)


The only organization at the Smithsonian Institution that is solely dedicated to formal K-12 Education. The SSEC was established in 1985 as the National Science Resources Center (NSRC) under the sponsorship of two prestigious institutions: the Smithsonian Institution and the National Academy of Sciences. In 2012, our name changed to the Smithsonian Science Education Center to reflect our mission: transforming K-12 Education Through Science™ in collaboration with communities across the globe.


TeachersFirst 


TeachersFirst is a rich collection of lessons, units, and web resources designed to save teachers time by delivering just what they need in a practical, user-friendly, and ad-free format. Busy teachers, parents, and students can find resources using our robust search tools.


TeAchnology


For over a decade, TeAchnology has been providing free and easy to use resources for teachers dedicated to improving the education of today's generation of students. TeAch-nology - The Art and Science of Teaching with Technology - represents a vision of teaching in a world driven by technology.


TED-Ed


Browse hundreds of TED-Ed Animations and TED Talks - designed to spark the curiosity of your learners. Users will also find thousands of other video-based lessons organized by the subjects you teach.


COLLABORATION


ClassDojo


ClassDojo is a school communication platform that teachers, students, and families use every day to build close-knit communities by sharing what’s being learned in the classroom home through photos, videos, and messages.


Flipgrid


Flipgrid is a simple, free, and accessible video discussion experience for learners and families. Start a discussion and engage your community...together!


Kahoot


Kahoot! is a global learning platform company that wants to empower everyone, including children, students, and employees, to unlock their full learning potential.


Quizizz


The 100% engagement platform. Find and create free gamified quizzes and interactive lessons to engage any learner.


Socrative


Since 2010, Socrative has delivered formative assessment tools to teachers around the world. Socrative’s mission has always been to connect teachers with students as learning happens, by providing fun and effective tools to gauge student understanding in real time. This enables teachers to modify their instruction to drive student learning most effectively. Socrative currently has nearly 3 million users worldwide and is available in 14 languages.


Brainscape


Brainscape helps you push yourself. Learning from failures is the very mechanism by which the human brain develops. Brainscape was created to help you identify & quantify your mistakes as quickly as possible, so that you can turn them into your greatest strengths. No pain, no gain.


Quizlet


At Quizlet, we believe that anyone can learn anything. All it takes is a tenacious spirit, the right guidance, and the tools to see it through. It’s our job to give every student the tools and confidence to succeed, no matter what their motivation, or what they’re striving to achieve.


Selected and Suitable EdTech Tools for Grade 11 - 12 


SUBJECT: MATH


Querium’s StepWise Virtual Tutor


Querium’s A.I. engine makes STEM learning smarter by using patent-pending, artificial intelligence technology to improve students’ problem solving skills with step-by-step feedback. Students solve STEM problems by submitting each step for evaluation.


ASSISTments


ASSISTments is a group of educators, learning scientists, and software engineers dedicated to improving student learning through responsive online technology that is teacher-paced and evidence-based. ASSISTments is a free public service operated jointly by Worcester Polytechnic Institute and the ASSISTments Foundation.


SUBJECT: SCIENCE


ChemVLab+


ChemVLab+ activities are aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards and use authentic scenarios to help students learn to reason like chemists. The ChemVLab+ project helps students develop skills and knowledge through scenario-based activities that use simulations and provide immediate feedback. Using Carnegie Mellon's Open Learning Initiative platform enables teachers to use dashboards to see where students have reached mastery or where they are struggling.


Happy Atoms 


Happy Atoms is a tangible, interactive learning tool that combines a digital app with a physical modeling set. Schell Games wanted to create a better way for students to learn atomic modeling and other fundamental lessons in chemistry. The digital component uses augmented reality for students to see how they react with the molecules they create in everyday life. Schell Games needed a way to create a physical set as well, so it partnered up with Thames & Kosmos to make Happy Atoms a reality.


Target: Middle School (10+) but still useful for Chemistry Subjects


SUBJECT: FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION


EdMod


A collaboration hub for special populations teams. Education Modified makes it easy for educators to collaborate around the unique needs of every student — all in one place. EdMod is the only research-based solution that supports teachers, improves student outcomes and engages all stakeholders. EdMod is a single point of communication & data-sharing around the individual needs of students. 


Future Quest Island 


Future Quest Island (FQI) is an accessible game-based college and career readiness tool for all middle school youth that aligns 21st century technology skills with college and career readiness goals to promote self-awareness, self-knowledge, self-advocacy, and organization for middle school youth with disabilities. FQI is aimed at middle school general and special education teachers as well as technology professionals, counselors, administrators, and transition professionals who are interested in advancing engagement and transition plans of youth with and without disabilities in middle school in college and career activities. 


Wizer


Build beautiful, engaging online worksheets. 


Create Worksheets

Add video, audio, images and a variety of question types, all wrapped in a beautiful, engaging & easy to use app.


Assign to Students

1-click to share with students via Google Classroom or any learning management system.


Assess Answers

Save time with automatic checking & grading, or review one by one to give more personal feedback.


Share & Discover

Browse the Wizer collection of FREE digital learning resources created by our community of teachers.



TUTORIAL VIDEOS

Turnitin

Microsoft Products

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PHOTO AND VIDEO EDITING

4 Ways to Beat Plagiarism Data Privacy Act of 2012

LIBRARIAN RESOURCES

The Library Corporation (TLC) Library Solution Links and Videos:

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