Planning & Instructional Resources

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Curriculum & Standards

NC Standard Course of Study 
This web page serves as a curriculum terminal from which you can travel to specific goals and objectives based on discipline and grade level

NC Wise Owl
Range of online resources for teachers, students, and parents

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Instructional Strategies

6 Structures and Supports for the Inquiry-Based Classroom 

7 Ways To Integrate Technology For Successful Project-Based Learning 

25 Critical Thinking Strategies for the Modern Learner 

50 Incredibly Useful Links For Learning & Teaching The English Language

Collaborative Learning 

Concept to Classroom 
Self-paced workshops on a variety of instructional strategies

Five Great 'Teacher Tips' Sites on the Web 

Graphic Organizers 

Graphic Organizer Templates 

Literature-Based Instruction

The Power of Questioning 

Scaffolding in Education 

The Use of Scaffolds for Teaching Higher-Level Cognitive Strategies 

Word Walls 

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Lesson Planning

10 Steps to Better Lesson Plans 

Annenberg Learner Multimedia Resources 
Plans & resources for all grade levels and subjects.

Improving Your Test Questions 


PBS Learning Media
Free standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more for teachers.

Six Common Mistakes in Writing Lesson Plans 

Lesson plans for all grade levels and subject areas

Top Websites for Teachers to Find Lesson Plans 

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