Partners' Resources

How To Use Online Video to Flip the Classroom

National Board For Professional Teaching Standards Conference

Blooms Taxonomy

How Blended Learning Can Improve Teaching

The Teacher’s Guides To Technology And Learning

Excellent list of guides for teachers 2014


Excellent resource for all teachers in grades K-12.  It is a way to share resources and to find excellent teacher created/teacher vetted resources in all subject areas. 

Part 2--Flipped Classroom--How to Do It

Part 1-Flipped Classroom--How to Do It

Good resource and instructions for how to flip your class.  \\\"Flip\\\" means changing  from teacher lectures in class) to a hands on and discussion model.

PBS Resources for Teachers

PBS has a rich list of resources for teachers.  There are amazing lessons for all grades K12.  Check out the list in the Content Text below.

NY Times Student Journalism Resources

Here are resources from the New York Times Student Journalism Week. Below are four other posts along with a past collection of journalism teaching resources and recent lesson plans for teaching journalism in 7-12.

Using News Models for Authentic Writing

Three Benefits of Newspaper Programs

The Value of School Newspapers

A Guide to Rights and Responsibilities

Teaching Topics:

Teaching and Learning About Journalism

10 Ways to Develop Expository Writing Skills With The New York Times

10 Ways to Promote Writing for an Authentic Audience

Great Ways to Teach Any Day’s Times

Other Features:

Daily News Quiz

Student Opinion

6 Q’s About the News

Student Challenges and Contests

More Lesson Plans:

Going Into Detail: Developing Proofreading Skills

Putting Personality on Paper: Writing About People Using Times Models

Opinion Through the Ages: Exploring 40 Years of New York Times Op-Eds

Journalists at Risk: Considering the Perils and Value of War Reporting

Beyond Question: Learning the Art of the Interview

The Events in Libya: Using Reporting and Multimedia to Understand News

Short and Sweet: Deconstructing and Crafting Brief Arts Reviews

On Coming Out: Exploring the Stories of Gay Teens

Summer 2011: Tracking Topics in the News

Schools of Thought: Localizing National Education Stories

State’s Secrets: Teaching About WikiLeaks

The Ethics of the War Logs: Debating the Pros and Cons of WikiLeaks

Predicting the Vote: Analyzing Election Data

The Impact of Images: Considering the Place of Photojournalism Today

Is This Headline Clear? Learning About Ambiguity and Clarity From Headlines

Digital Wish

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Creative Commons

Creative Commons is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to making it easier for people to share and build upon the work of others, consistent with the rules of copyright. They have provided us with a few of their materials, visit their site for more.
What is Creative Commons?
Finding CC Licensed Materials
Quick Reference for Finding CC Licensed Materials
How to Attribute CC Materials
The Creative Commons Search Portal
Creative Commons Flyer

Electronic Frontier Foundation

EFF is the leading civil liberties group defending rights in the digital world. Their curriculum "Teaching Copyright" is a fantastic 5 part lesson plan that clearly and creatively teaches students about copyright law and its role in todays society.

Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media is dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology.
Common Sense Media Privacy Lesson Plan


This site is a great tool for teaching media credibility to your students and provides a way for them to practice their skills at evaluating the news. You can sign up for classroom accounts, and view the progress that your students make in learning about credibility and factuality in the news. It is also used in the Articles module.

New York Times Learning Blog

This is a fantastic site-it has lesson plans and teacher guides that use articles from daily New York Times articles. A great way to use 21st Century skills and help your students stay up to date with current events.

Google for Educators

Google provides an extensive library of tools and activities for your classroom. There are teacher guides on how to incorporate their tools into your teaching, and lesson plans for implementing in your class right away. In addition there are posters for your classroom and links to the teacher community for discussion with your peers regarding using digital tools in the classroom.