Helpful Links

     
     
  • www.discoveryeducation.com
    This site includes hundreds of videos to use in your classroom (formerly known as United Streaming) along with lesson plans, quizzes and professional development webniars. Our district pays for this service. You need to get the discovery education code specific to your school site in order to register.
  • Need a rubric? This site contains ready-made templates in many subject areas, including Fine Arts. A new analysis program allows teachers to locate areas of class strengths and/or remediation. http://rubistar.4teachers.org/
  • The Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). If you need information regarding credentialing and test requirements in the state of California this is the place. http://www.ctc.ca.gov
  • Why reinvent the wheel? This site contains forms, forms, and more forms for everyday classroom use. Each one can be used as is, or modified to fit your needs. http://www.teachertools.org/
  • This is a terrific reference site for teachers and students! Spark notes contains summaries, descriptions and sample questions covering all academic areas. http://sparknotes.com/
  • The Cal-State Fullerton Special Education Division Website links to several web pages that will supply you with information on everything from Tier I and II requirements to SpEd Organization Links. http://hdcs.fullerton.edu/sped/home.html
  • The Cal-State Fullerton Special Education Division Website links to several web pages that will supply you with information on everything from Tier I and II requirements to SpEd Organization Links. http://hdcs.fullerton.edu/sped/home.html
  • Everything you've always wanted to know about teaching Middle School. http://www.middleweb.com/

 

  • We all need help with classroom discipline from time-to-time. This site gives a comprehensive overview of the 'whys' behind student behavior. Specific discipline 'types' are also explored with ready to use suggestions for remediating unwanted classroom behavior http://www.disciplinehelp.com/
  • Need a rubric? This site contains ready-made templates in many subject areas, including Fine Arts. A new analysis program allows teachers to locate areas of class strengths and/or remediation. http://rubistar.4teachers.org/
  • This site consists of ready-to-use math remediation worksheets. Teachers may opt to download these pages, or have students complete the assignments at the computer. http://aplusmath.com/
  • This site contains activities, ideas, and games for K-8 math and language. There is info for parents, teachers, or kids can get on the site themselves and have FUN with academics!! Quizzes, grade book help is also provided. http://www.funbrain.com/
  • "Tapped In" is the online workplace of an international community of education professionals. K-12 teachers and librarians, professional development staff, teacher education faculty and students, and researchers engage in professional development programs and informal collaborative activities with colleagues. http://www.tappedin.org/
  • Fun website with inspirational, humorous and helpful ideas and tips for the new and veteran teachers. The site includes survival kits, order page, message boards and newsletter archives. Long term planning and report card help is also included. http://www.inspiringteachers.com/
  • Excellent site from Kagan Professional Development. Kagan supplies a multitude of strategies and techniques for cooperative learning in the classroom, K-12. Ordering information, message boards also on website.. http://www.kaganonline.com/
  • Power Teaching rests upon the principle that teachers at every level share the same difficulties: students lack motivation, background knowledge and fundamental problem solving skills. From kindergarten to college, teachers face students who have difficulty with reading and writing. Nonetheless, our students respond to challenges, enjoy well-designed learning games, and can make, in the professional setting, astonishing educational progress. http://www.powerteachers.com/
  • By 6th grade, an alarming number of girls lose interest in math, science, &technology, which means they won't qualify for most future jobs. That's why parents and teachers have to keep their interest alive in every way we can. "It's her future. Do the math." http://www.girlsgotech.org/
  • This site provides a wealth of information including listings of all state approved educational software that aligns with/addresses specific content standards. Updated regularly with most recent titles http://www.clrn.org/
  • Created specifically for California teachers using Houghton Mifflin Reading series. Features Leveled Spelling Lists, Reading Scene (on-line book club for kids),Teacher Views, Wacky Web Tales, Activity Search, Link Library, Graphic Organizers, and much more. Sign up on website to receive quarterly newsletter. http://www.eduplace.com/state/california