Resources for PA TeachersTEACHER RESOURCESGet your professional personnel ID number and check continuing education progress.Check here to see your current certifications and a list of the Praxis tests that you have passed.This is a gateway to hundreds of resources from the Federal government, arranged by subject area.Some great sites to check out.
Pennsylvania Academic StandardsClick here to find the links to all 12 curricular standards documents in both Word and PDF.From PDE, includes information about the state"s Classrooms for the Future, Pennsylvania Inspired Leadership, and Keystones projects, as well as Learning Nexus, a search tool that provides curriculum-centered content aligned to the state"s academic standards and assessment anchors. It also provides academic performance information for each school in the Commonwealth.At this link, find a page listing numerous resources for the PSSA such as the Assessment Handbooks, the Item and Scoring Samplers, Eligible Content, and data sites such as eMetrics and the Grow Network.Through a partnership between the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the National Center for the Profession of Teaching, free online Act 48 professional education courses are now available to all Pennsylvania full-time certified public school educators via the state-funded website.A curriculum framework website, with models aligned to the state standards, in various content areas.Find links to most professional education organizations.Choose from these web sites that assist in creating various rubrics and checklists.Find links to tutorials, lessons integrating technology, and more.
Top 25 Web Sites for Teaching and LearningFrom ALA/AASL, the "Top 25" Web sites foster the qualities of innovation, creativity, active participation, and collaboration.Search a topic across all the US government educational web sites from ERIC to the Eisenhower Clearing House.PowerPoints and handouts from 107 workshop sessions held across the country last summer. Materials cover subjects such as reading, math, history, art and foreign language as well as topics like differentiating instruction and teaching students with limited English proficiency.Excellent PowerPoint from AIU and WPSLA training.
WEBQUEST RESOURCESThis is the main resource from the creator of the WebQuest activity. Find templates, handouts, and best of all links to hundreds of WebQuests.A matrix of reviewed webquests by Tom March, another early leader in the field of online learning.From a consortium of 26 schools in WisconsinThis site is devoted to helping teachers use the internet in the classroom. There are a lot of things here from webquest tips to collections of links to online tutorials.Links to lots of webquests, tutorials, articles, and so on.TeachersFirst is a rich collection of lessons and web resources for K-12 classroom teachers and their students. Materials are arranged by subject area and grade level, making it easy to locate lesson plans and associated web resources quickly.Use these links to do the evaluation exercise for staff development.
Last Modified on February 11, 2011