Essential Education Web SitesVisit to check out newly posted academic and behavioral intervention strategies, download publications on effective teaching practices, and use tools that streamline classroom assessment and intervention. Jim Wright, a school psychologist and school administrator from Central New York, created the site.Reference for handling over 117 misbehaviors at school and home. On this site you will be able to determine a specific behavior, realize the effects of the behavior, read suggested actions for changing the behavior, and uncover some common errors in managing the child which may perpetuate or intensify the problem.
ISTE, a nonprofit membership organization, provides leadership and service to improve teaching, learning, and school leadership by advancing the effective use of technology in PK–12 and teacher education.Choose EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES for links to online classes, podcasts, and articles on topics such as assessment, curriculum, tech integration, project based learning, Web 2.0 as well as links to subject specific resources.Choose NETS for National Educational Technology Standards for students, teachers and administrators.Resource for addressing and teaching appropriate technology behavior through the 9 themes of Digital Citizenship.Click the ‘resources’ tab on top, thenMultiple Activities for technology users for specific lessons.Lists and examples of a variety of different types of questions and questioning tools which will help teachers formulate essential questions and differentiate instructionFind information on lesson planning, technology integration, and current school issues. Provides many real and fun articles to read about education today. Has many ideas for teachers who like to vary their yearly lesson routine with a learning game of the week and Friday fun ideas. Seems to go along with the school year since currently there is much information on making your back to school routine not so routine.Resource guide for teachers, administrators, counselors and just about anyone involved with educating children. You can find articles, links to quality sites and specific lessons and ideas to help with teaching.Stay informed on current educational issues and expectations.Stay informed on current educational issues and expectations in New York State.Also see EngageNY for information about Common Core standardsThis is a comprehensive site dedicated to the implementation of a data-based approach to instructional improvement. Included are the steps to success in an easily understood question and answer format. This Web tool was created and is maintained through collaboration between Edvantia and the CCSSO State Collaborative on Assessment and Student Standards.Toolkit98 is designed to assist classroom teachers to become better assessors of student learning. Included at the bottom of the page are samples of formative assessments in several subject areas.
Diverse and innovative media resources available from The George Lucas Educational Foundation designed to connect and inspire positive change in all areas of education.An in-depth and interactive resource, Edutopia.org offers practical, hands-on advice, real-world examples, lively contributions from practitioners, and invaluable tips and tools. Through an extensive offering of documentaries, Edutopia video is a catalyst for innovation by helping educators and parents, as well as business and community leaders, see and understand pioneering best practices.The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) has developed this comprehensive site to help facilitate and support the development, replication, scalability, and sustainability of RTI to improve educational outcomes for all students. Efforts focus on offering the strategies and tools needed for school-wide reform, accurate identification of students with learning disabilities, and parent involvement in the RTI process.Visit to get a quick synopsis of formative assessments, including examples and resources.NAESP provides the professional support system and the critical information that you need 24/7! Website is open to non-members for some research.
Principal magazine and seven other newsletters offer you the latest news on education's hot issues, plus practical ways to improve your school.
Communicator newsletter offers advice on community relations, updates from Capitol Hill, and public relations tips and information.
A quarterly e-newsletter designed to help teachers and principals discuss the teaching and learning going on in their schools. The newsletter includes Web sites for further exploration, print resources, and tips on what to do about classroom management.This quarterly e-newsletter offers current research information on important topics. Membership requirement is needed for some resources.NASSP provides members with the professional research-based and peer-tested resources, and practical tools and materials they need to serve as visionary school leaders. Principal Leadership magazine focuses on school leaders' real needs, offering them practical, hands-on strategies for improving their schools in a constantly evolving educational environment. Principal's Research Review identifies and summarizes the most relevant research on a topic of interest to principals and draws implications for the principal's work. A Legal Memorandum, a quarterly publication, provides in-depth information on prominent topics in education law.Membership requirement is needed for some resources.
The National Staff Development Council (NSDC) is the largest non-profit professional association committed to ensuring success for all students through staff development and school improvement.NSDC publications provide the bridge between what is known about high-quality staff development and how you can put those ideas into practice. The full text of all NSDC publications is available to NSDC members. Follow the links from this page to get to tables of contents to link to individual articles. Once members are logged in, they will have access to any article link. Non-members can purchase individual articles or newsletter issues through the NSDC Bookstore. A very limited selection of articles is available to the public.
The Responsive Classroom is an approach to elementary teaching that emphasizes social, emotional, and academic growth in a strong and safe school community. Access monthly newsletters and teacher tips. This is the resource used by Dr. Weidler for teacher information and support.