Sites & Newsletters
ASCD Smart Brief – @ http://www.ascd.org/Default.aspx
ASCD Worldwide Edition Smart Brief –@ http://www.ascd.org/Default.aspx
Edutopia – http://www.edutopia.org/ – Brain based learning, blended topics, mobile learning, student engagement, and more!
Education Week –
EdWeek Update – @ http://www.edweek.org
Middle Web –
Middle Web Smart Brief – @ http://www.middleweb.com/
We Are Teachers –
This Week – @ http://www.weareteachers.com/
Metaphors & Analogies: Power Tools for Teaching Any Subject by Rick Wormeli
Strategies That Work: Teaching Comprehension for Understanding and Engagement by Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis
Teach Like a Pirate by Dave Burgess
The First Six Weeks of School (Strategies for Teachers) by Paula Denton and Roxanne Kriete
Association of American Educators- http://www.aaeteachers.org/ – the largest national, non-union, professional educators’ organization, advancing the profession by offering a modern approach to teacher representation and educational advocacy, as well as promoting professionalism, collaboration and excellence without a partisan agenda.
Association for Middle Level Education – http://www.amle.org/ – A wonderful resource for educators who work with adolescents. Fabulous annual conference!
Learning and the Brain – http://www.learningandthebrain.com/ – Connecting Educators to Neuroscientists and Researchers – Amazing resources for educators of adolecents! Fascinating conferences!
- Uno cards
- wind-up toys
- timers of every shape and size
- index cards
- pizza boxes
- dry-erase boards
- carpet samples
- rubber coasters
- magic wands
- Barrel of Monkeys
- sticky notes
- bean bag animals