Resources For Teachers

Compiled by Sherah Carr, Ph.D.
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Learning Theories Course Resources


American Psychological Association (APA)

APA 6th Edition Handout from Medicine Hat College

Citation Machine - Easy way to create a reference list!

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
Section on APA format for references

Teacher Advocacy Resources


Links to curriculum and content mapping resources

Cheer Cards
Print and cut out 32 cheer cards to affirm great student work each day in fun and unique ways.

Free Fonts - especially see kids fonts
Create clever classroom materials using these cool type styles. 


Internet for Classrooms - incredible set of resources, reviews, skill practice games online, reproducibles and more

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators
Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators is a classified list of sites on the Internet found to be useful for enhancing the curriculum and teacher professional growth. It is updated daily.

Teachers Bridge
The BRIDGE is a way for educators across the state of Georgia to share ideas and materials. Educators can not only connect to each other through those shared resources, but also through online chat and forum communities.

Teaching is a Work of Heart by Colleen Gallagher
This site has teaching ideas, printables, inspiration, links, lessons, units, and activity sheets.  Nice resource!

Locate all the Georgia Performance Standards (GPS)


Bound Book Journal Video -

Brick Wall for activating, brainstorming or a "graffiti" word wall

EdHelper Graphic Organizers  - free printables

Eduscapes - Learning Resources: Graphic Organizers

Admission/Entrance Slip

Five Flap Review Foldable - Five flap review foldable

Freelogy – Graphic organizers -

Hidden Panel Foldable
Hidden Panel Foldable Organizer Template

Inspiration – ideas for using graphic organizers by grade level and content areas

Main Idea Pyramid Foldable - Main idea pyramid foldable template

Math Foldables from Dinah Zike -

Mindmeister - graphic organizer creator - Register before using

North Central Regional Educational Laboratory – Graphic Organizer examples & strategies

Periodic Table of Visualization Methods - VERY COOL!

Pocket Purse - Directions for making a small purse to hold math facts or other review - also shows mathematical attributes of pocket

Pocket Vocabulary Review Template- template for making a pocket - designed by Sherah Carr - File in Adobe Acrobat format

Recipes4Success - graphic organizer maker under the tools section -

Rubric for Graphic Organizers - Inspiration Diagrams

Teach-nology – Graphic organizer worksheets-

Text-to-Mind Map - Online concept mapping tool - very easy!

The Graphic Organizer – sample graphic organizers, research, lesson strategies

Tools for Reading and Writing - most for middle and secondary

Vocabulary Graphic Organizers - awesome set of organizers

Write Design Online – Explains and gives examples of five types of organizers


Content Area Literacy Strategies from Santa Rosa Schools

Image Chef - cool word mosaics -

Monster Frames for Monster Words, Phrases or Sentences

Starfall - Learn-to-read website for young children -

Tennessee Academic Vocabulary Project

Vocabulary strategies from Just Read Now  

Vocabulary collaborative pair review games - Acrobat Reader file

Vocabulary trading card generator -

Word Wall Strategies from Saskatoon Public Schools

Word Wall Resource Page

Word map from

Word map from

Click here for additional reading and writing resources. - create awesome word clouds


Links for Parent and Community Resources and Community Resources

Full-Text Education Journals Online Sponsored by Lesley College
A listing of either print publications that offer selected articles full-text on their World Wide Web Home Page, or electronic journals that exist only online.


Pete's PowerPoint Station - PowerPoint presentations on summarizing

Question and Answer Wheel File
Click here to download Microsoft Word file with Q & A Wheel

Question & Answer Fortune Teller  Acrobat Reader .pdf file


Rubistar - A free tool to help teachers make quality rubrics.

Kathy Schrock's Rubric and Assessment Resources


Inspiring Teachers
This site hosts the Beginning Teacher's Toolbox.  Monthly features include articles, inspirational pieces, humor and practical tips.

Teachers Guide to the U.S. Department of Education
A site with a wide variety of teacher resources including lesson plans, publications, grants and NCLB information.

Teacher Dictionary -

Educational Terms -

Ideas for things to do with students between lessons or activities or when you need a state change!

The Teacher's Guide to Children's Songs and Rhymes
This site has the lyrics and some of the music to a variety of songs and poems for children.  Great resource!

Management Topics
Presentation on Procedures & Transitions by Susan Douglas & Mallory Friedman

Resources for EDUC722
EDUC722 Class WikiSpaces