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General Online Resources
Teacher’s First — TeachersFirst is a rich collection of lessons, units, and web resources designed to save teachers time by delivering just what they need in a practical, user-friendly, and ad-free format. Busy teachers, parents, and students can find resources using robust search tools. (TDEC Webinar)
Sophia.com — Sophia offers free tools for teachers to enhance learning beyond the traditional school day! Create your own multi-media tutorials or choose from a library of over 28,000 lessons. Create private classrooms with a groups feature and track student progress throughout the year. Sophia offers free professional development (CEU’s) endorsed by Capella University and created in collaboration with their School of Education faculty. Become Flipped Classroom Certified! (TDEC Webinar)
Teaching Channel — A video showcase hosted on the Internet and TV full of inspiring and effective teaching practices in America’s schools.
iLearn Technology — An edublog about integrating technology into the classroom.
Bibme — A fully automatic bibliography maker that auto-fills. It’s the easiest way to build a works cited page – and it’s FREE! Use the “Citation Guide” to look up the formatting guidelines and rules for all the source types supported for the MLA, APA, Chicago, and Turabian style guides. Use BibMe not only as a helpful tool but as a hands-on learning resource, as well!
SimpleK12 – Award winning webinars from real teachers and expert educational consultants and a community full of like-minded educators. The webinars are short and to the point – full of practical, actionable advice you can apply to your classroom the very next day. Content is available via Adventist Learning Community for NAD SDA Educators at no cost.
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Early Childhood Resources Online
Be Like Jesus Companion – is a free resource for early childhood educators that provides engaging activities and lessons, Bible stories, stories about our Seventh-day Adventist pioneers, and ways to connect with families all designed to introduce young children to Christ, teach them about our faith, and instill character traits that will help them be more like Jesus!
Preschool Express is a free on-line educational activity resource for parents, teachers and grandparents of toddler (1-3) and preschool (3-5) children.
Starfall A free website to teach children to read with phonics. For preschool, kindergarten, and first grade. Exciting phonics games and online interactive books.
Raising Our Kids Activities for the Early Childhood
Adventist Family Ministries (Religious Organization)
Child Care Aware of America (Non-Profit Organization)
Sparkle Box offers high quality printable primary teaching resources to download and use instantly.
Elementary Online Resources
Math Videos on YouTube Video resources created by Adventist educator, Michael C. Armstrong.
Sumdog’s math games are always free to play, either at home or at school. They cover over 120 numeracy skills, split into 10 levels.
Cool Math 4 Kids – This fully interactive site and allows the user to sharpen basic math skills, play games and explore new math concepts.
Free Reading – A free reading intervention site geared towards students grades K-3 complete with literacy activities and lessons/ideas links. Includes teaching tools such as picture cards and a word list generator. Share your own teaching ideas or get some from other experienced teachers.
Secondary Resources Online
Algebra Lab – AlgebraLAB was originally conceived as a math curriculum designed to reinforce the topics and skills needed by students enrolled in physical science courses to be successful. Over the past two years, content addressing almost 40 topics in Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, and Reading with over 185 skills has been developed.
Free Secondary Math Resources – Explore the list of secondary math resources vetted by Dr. Michael England, professor at Southwestern Adventist University.
Online Writing Lab The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material provided as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide find information to assist with many writing projects. Teachers and trainers may use this material for in-class and out-of-class instruction.
Annenburg Learner – Annenberg Learner’s multimedia resources help teachers increase their expertise in their fields and assist them in improving their teaching methods. Many programs are also intended for students in the classroom and viewers at home.