Teacher Resource Websites

The Common Core State Standards provide a consistent, clear understanding of what students are expected to learn, so teachers and parents know what they need to do to help them. The standards are designed to be robust and relevant to the real world, reflecting the knowledge and skills that our young people need for success in college and careers. With American students fully prepared for the future, our communities will be best positioned to compete successfully in the global economy.

The K-5 Student Center Activities (SCA) and K-3 Instructional Routines search tool provides teacher's access to the 522 individual SCA and the instructional routines from Empowering Teachers. Use this search tool to find and print specific instructional routines or student center activities and their accompanying activity masters by grade level, reading component (PA, P, F, V, C).

The regular easyCBM progress monitoring assessment system (this website) is available for free, for teachers to use world-wide. EasyCBM was designed by researchers at the University of Oregon as an integral part of an RTI (Response to Intervention) model. The math assessments available on easyCBM are based on the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Curriculum Focal Point Standards in Mathematics. In each grade, K - 8, you'll find a total of 30 progress monitoring measures: 10 aligned to each of the 3 main Focal Point standards for each grade level. The reading assessments available on the system are based on the 'Big Five' constructs of reading reported in the 2000 National Reading Panel report.

ReadWriteThink provides educators with access to the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instruction by offering the very best in free materials.

Wiki-Teacher is a forum for teachers to share their collective intelligence through lesson plans, unit plans, demonstration videos, unwrapped standards, and more…The lesson plans, unit plans, centers, textbook supplements, demonstration videos, and other resources found on Wiki-Teacher are created and shared by educators…for free. Resources contributed to the site are reviewed by content experts and peer-rated by all of the members of Wiki-Teacher.

You can search for book titles based on authors, topics, or titles of books. Just type what you want to search for and click Go. You can also level books in your classroom library.

A wide array of quality resources for K–12 classroom instruction and teacher professional development.