Planning & Instructional Resources

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Curriculum & Standards

NC Standard Course of Study
https://www.dpi.nc.gov/districts-schools/classroom-resources/academic-standards/standard-course-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
http://www.ncwiseowl.org/
Range of online resources for teachers, students, and parents

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Instructional Strategies

6 Structures and Supports for the Inquiry-Based Classroom
https://www.discoveryeducation.com/details/6-structures-supports-inquiry-based-classroom/ 

7 Ways To Integrate Technology For Successful Project-Based Learning
https://elearningindustry.com/7-ways-integrate-technology-successful-project-based-learning 

25 Critical Thinking Strategies for the Modern Learner
https://www.teachthought.com/learning/25-critical-thinking-strategies-for-the-modern-learner/ 

50 Incredibly Useful Links For Learning & Teaching The English Language
https://www.teachthought.com/pedagogy/teaching-the-english-language/

Collaborative Learning
https://teaching.cornell.edu/teaching-resources/engaging-students/collaborative-learning 

Concept to Classroom
https://www.thirteen.org/edonline/concept2class/month7/ 
Self-paced workshops on a variety of instructional strategies

Five Great 'Teacher Tips' Sites on the Web
https://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/curr156.shtml 

Graphic Organizers
https://www.eduplace.com/graphicorganizer/ 

Graphic Organizer Templates
https://www.edrawsoft.com/share-graphic-organizer.php 

Literature-Based Instruction
https://www.lessonsense.com/tips/literature-based-instruction/

The Power of Questioning
https://www.exploratorium.edu/ifi/resources/classroom/connect/cheong.html 

Scaffolding in Education
https://www.educationcorner.com/scaffolding-education-guide.html 

The Use of Scaffolds for Teaching Higher-Level Cognitive Strategies
https://www.ascd.org/ASCD/pdf/journals/ed_lead/el_199204_rosenshine.pdf 

Word Walls
https://www.readingrockets.org/content/pdfs/World_Walls_-_A_Support_for_Literacy_in_Secondary_School_Classrooms.pdf 

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Lesson Planning

10 Steps to Better Lesson Plans
https://www.accap.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/04.05-10-Steps-to-Better-Lesson-Plans.pdf 

Annenberg Learner Multimedia Resources
https://www.learner.org/classroom-resources/ 
Plans & resources for all grade levels and subjects.

Improving Your Test Questions
https://citl.illinois.edu/citl-101/measurement-evaluation/exam-scoring/improving-your-test-questions#true 

LessonPlanz
https://lessonplanz.com/ 

PBS Learning Media
https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/
Free standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more for teachers.

Six Common Mistakes in Writing Lesson Plans
https://www.adprima.com/mistakes.htm 

Teachers.Net
https://teachers.net/lessons/ 
Lesson plans for all grade levels and subject areas

Top Websites for Teachers to Find Lesson Plans
https://www.commonsense.org/education/top-picks/top-websites-for-teachers-to-find-lesson-plans 

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