Staff Resources

Staff Resources

edWeb Resources for Online Learning and Collaboration:
A collection of free webinars for teachers related to online learning and collaboration.

Best Student-Collaboration Tools:
These tools mix productivity and creativity, getting students to share and collaborate on projects, give and take feedback, annotate, brainstorm, make media, or just hang out. Curated my Common Sense Media 

The Student-Centered Classroom: Communicating What Matters opens in new window:
An Edutopia article exploring students' ownership of the classroom and communication practices.

Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL):
An organization supporting PK-12 educators in incorporating SEL into the classroom learning experience.

Common Sense Media Educator Toolkit: Social & Emotional Learning
A helpful resource, including articles, discussion guides, edtech toolkits, family resources, and lesson plans.

Flocabulary: Social & Emotional Learning:
A collection of videos, resources, and lesson plans related to social and emotional learning. Topics range from elementary to high school.

Wide Open Schools
A free and open collection of the best online learning experiences and
activities for kids curated by the editors at Common Sense Media.

Skype a Scientist 
Want to talk to a scientist? You've come to the right place.

A Guide to Equity and Antiracism for Educators

PBL Project Based Learning: Essential Project Design Elements. 
A research informed model for measuring, calibrating, and improving your practice.

High Quality Project Based Learning Framework

Single Point Rubric:
 Instead of filling out a grid of performance criteria, only one point is
expressed for each criterion.

OurStory is a tool for kids, parents, educators, and librarians
to discover diverse books. 

3 ways teachers can integrate SEL into online learning. 

National School Library Standards crosswalk with ISTE Standards
for Students and Educators

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

OER Interactive Content
Openly licensed educational resources to help you design interactive digital content. 

Library of Congress
Primary source sets

The Right Question Institute:

RQI makes it possible for all people to learn to ask better questions and
participate more effectively in key decisions. 

Make Just One Change:
A copy of this book is in our print collection!

A step-by-step strategy for teaching students how to formulate,
work with, and use their own questions. 

Teach 100:
Ranks and Scores hundred of education blogs.

Free Technology for Teachers:
The purpose of this site is to share information about free resources
that teachers can use in their classrooms.