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General Instructional Links

Annenberg Media 
http://www.learner.org/
Teacher resources and teacher professional development programming across the curriculum. Annenberg Media's multimedia resources help teachers increase their expertise in their fields and assist them in improving their teaching methods. Many programs are also intended for students in the classroom and viewers at home. All Annenberg Media videos exemplify excellent teaching.

"Concepts to Classrooms" FREE Workshops
http://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2class/index.html
The site features a series of FREE, self-paced workshops covering a wide variety of hot topics in education. Some of the workshops are based in theory, some are based in methodology - but all of the workshops include plenty of tips and strategies for making classrooms work.

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE)
http://www.free.ed.gov/index.cfm

The Center: For Comprehensive School Reform and Improvement
http://www.centerforcsri.org/index.php?option=com_frontpage&Itemid=1
The purpose of The Center is to assist schools and school districts contemplating or engaged in school reform and improvement. We provide them with reliable information about research-based strategies and assistance in using that information to make positive changes. The Center’s mission is to help schools organize, plan, implement, and sustain improvement

Pics4Learning
http://www.pics4learning.com/
Pics4Learning is a copyright-friendly image library for teachers and students. The Pics4Learning collection consists of thousands of images that have been donated by students, teachers, and amateur photographers.

Readability Formulas
http://www.readabilityformulas.com/
These formulas analyze your words and sentences and pinpoint the reading and grade-level of your documents.  Great for parent information!

Education Week
http://www.edweek.org/ew/index.html

National Center on Response to Intervention
http://www.rti4success.org
RTI is an essential method of integrating instructional and assessment components into an effective prevention system. When educators systematically monitor students’ academic and behavioral progress to make data-based instructional decisions, educators teach more effectively and their students’ achievement increases considerably.

Buck Institute for Education
http://www.bie.org/index.php
The Buck Institute for Education (BIE) is a non profit research and development organization working to make schools and classrooms more effective through the use of problem and project based learning. BIE creates curriculum and training materials, provides professional development, and conducts and disseminates research.

Learn NC
http://www.learnnc.org/
LEARN NC gives you what you need for K–12 teaching and learning, when and where you need it — lesson plans and teaching strategies, classroom text & multimedia, and online courses for teachers and students.

Tools for Educators
http://www.toolsforeducators.com/
FREE worksheets, worksheet templates, printables wizard and on-line teaching materials makers with mages from Tools for Educators.com    . Use these free worksheets to print, game makers, and programs for teachers to make and print  teaching resources with pictures or classroom materials for kids.

Clip Chart:  A Simple Discipline Strategy for Promoting Positive Behavior
http://www.newmanagement.com/ebooks/pdf/clip_chart_ebook.pdf


Printable Paper
http://www.printablepaper.net/
Hundreds of papers you can download and print for free. We've got graph paper, lined paper, financial paper, music paper, and more!