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Random Name Generator

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This tool will randomly draw names from your class list. Supports group of up to 100.
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Great way to save and share all your great websites!

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Lets turn the mindset of war into a mindset of peace.

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Directed Reading Thinking Activity (DRTA)

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The Directed Reading Thinking Activity (DRTA) is a comprehension strategy that guides students in asking questions about a text, making predictions, and then reading to confirm or refute their predictions. The DRTA process encourages students to be active and thoughtful readers, enhancing their comprehension.
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Everything you need to know about DRTA in one place! Videos, examples and more!

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Teaching Syllables Can Mask Meaningful Morphemes

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To help beginning readers grasp the difference between written and spoken language, start with the meaning of the words rather than their syllabic breakdown.
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wonderful addition from Edutopia

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Joan Ganz Cooney Center - About Us

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The Joan Ganz Cooney Center is an independent research and innovation lab that focuses on educating children in a rapidly changing media landscape.
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Rewordify.com: Understand what you read

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Rewordify.com helps you understand more of what you read, faster. It translates hard English into easier English.
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Thanks to Ellen Citino for sharing this site with me!

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11 Tips on Teaching Common Core Critical Vocabulary

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Teaching vocabulary within the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) is an essential component of standards-based curriculum alignment. Making the critical words second nature to our students will enhan
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LearnZillion

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LearnZillion puts teacher power at your fingertips. Featuring 2,000+ high quality lessons by top teachers - all aligned with the Common Core State Standards.
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Another place to look for high-quality teacher-produced lesson plans that align to the CCSS is LearnZillion, a learning platform that combines video lessons, assessments, and progress reporting -- i

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Common Core Big Idea 4: Map Backward From Intended Results

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Editor's note: This is the fourth post in a five-part series which takes a look at five big ideas for implementation of the Common Core State Standards, authored by Jay McTighe and Grant Wiggins
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Smithsonian Education - Lesson Plans - Language Arts

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The central education website of the Smithsonian Institution. Educational information, activities and resources for educators, families, and students. Educational materials emphasize inquiry based learning with primary sources and museum collections.
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Reading Rockets

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Offers effective teaching strategies, activities, lessons, lesson plans, worksheets, exercises, skills, tests, assessments for reading comprehension, language arts, literacy, fluency, phonics and phonemic awareness for children, especially those...
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Connecting your Classroom to the Future

If you find a link that is not working, please let me know the title and I will fix it! Thank you!
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Kathy Shrock has great teacher resources!

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Resources for Understanding the Common Core State Standards

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Feeling overwhelmed by the sheer volume of dense information out there about the Common Core State Standards (CCSS)? You're not alone. Here's Edutopia's guide to resources that will help you make sense of it all.
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Videos, Common Core Resources And Lesson Plans For Teachers: Teaching Channel

Videos, Common Core Resources And Lesson Plans For Teachers: Teaching Channel | For Teachers.... | Scoop.it
For Common Core resources, teacher videos, strategies and lesson plans, go to Teaching Channel. Find great ideas and strategies in classroom teaching videos covering Math, Science, English, History and more.
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You Tube may not always be appropriate for sharing with your students, but you can't go wrong with the teaching channel!

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Why We Need to Keep iPads Out of the Classroom

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People think tech will magically solve education's problems—they're wrong
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Great read! I love technology but this is so true!

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Digital Literacies | Reading Today Online

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Great resources from the International Literacy Association

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Why Teachers Matter

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When I was growing up, I didn't enjoy school very much. I liked English class, and shop. (Those were the days when we had shop . . .) But when it came to math and science, I didn't do that well. The
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engVid · Learn English for Free

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Learn English for free with hundreds of video lessons by experienced native-speaker teachers. English Grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, IELTS, TOEFL, writing, and more.
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Great site for ELLS - free!!!!

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Common Core State Standards - Resources - Share My Lesson

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Ready to start thinking about classroom implementation? Share My Lesson is a fantastic free platform where teachers can exchange lesson plans and ideas, developed by the American Federation of Teachersand TES Connect. Their Common Core State Standards information center is a hub for lesson plans and advice. 

 
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At-Home Literacy Activities for PreK-6 Children

Children can learn and improve their reading and writing skills when parents make literacy a focus in the home and together, become engaged in family literacy practices.
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Homepage - ReadWriteThink

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Providing educators and students access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction.
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The Florida Center for Reading Research

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The Florida Center for Reading Research was established in January, 2002. It is jointly administered at Florida State University by the Learning Systems Institute and the
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How to Create Student Digital Portfolios Using Evernote

A basic screen cast of how to create and share digital portfolios using Evernote. What you will learn is how your students can create these digital portfolios in Evernote and share them with you.

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Free Timeline Maker for Teachers

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A timeline maker or timeline template is a powerful teaching tools.
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Melinda Prague's comment, March 4, 2013 5:30 PM
Shared with me ...looks interesting!