TEACHER TOOLBOX

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TOOLS AND RESOURCES

CREATING A CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE CLASSROOM

Discover strategies, activities, and resources educators can use to create a Culturally

Responsive learning 

environment

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CULTIVATING SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL SKILLS

Explore strategies, activities, and resources educators can use to cultivate students' social and emotional skills.

ONLINE TEACHING TOOLS

Watch these episodes to discover strategies, activities, and tips educators can use in their online learning environment.

BLENDED LEARNING

Fun and creative activities to do at home for children in need of meaningful engagement.

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TEACHING RACIAL

EQUITY

Identify effective ways to have meaningful conversations with peers and students on race and equity.

GET SET UP FOR LITERACY SUCCESS

Use top 3 free resources to enhance your student's literacy skills.

Actively Learn
Actively Learn works seamlessly with Google Classroom and provides thousands of engaging texts, videos, and simulations across ELA, Social Studies, and the Sciences paired with thoughtful instruction that challenge students and foster deep learning and critical thinking.

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FREE K-12 ENGAGING RESOURCES

Use top 3 free resources to enhance your student's literacy skills.

Understood.org
Supports youth with learning differences, their families and their educators with articles, videos and other resources.  Empowering educators with tools and resources to help all students thrive.  See helping families for additional tools and resources.
Also listen to In It: A Podcast on Raising Kids Who Learn and Think Differently

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Tools to Develop Your Online Classroom Environment

Video conferencing: 

Communicate with students, get as close as you can to feeling like you’re face-to-face!

Google Hangouts Meet - Here's a tutorial that shows you how to use Meet and other tools to best suit your instructional needs.

Zoom - Watch this tutorial to start scheduling meetings and set up your classes.

Screencasting: 

Screencast-O-Matic. Walk your students through how to navigate new tools by creating a video of your own screen.

Course builder: 

PBS LearningMedia Lesson Builder - PBS LearningMedia is free online library of trusted, quality, curated resources also allows teachers to create interactive lessons and assign to students. It can be integrated with Google Classroom.

This list from Common Sense Education shares 35 resources that allow teachers to create, curate and deliver content to students. Though originally created with the “flipped classroom” in mind, these resources can also be useful for fully online learning.

FlipGrid - Watch this tutorial to learn how to get started using FlipGrid to assign video or audio assignments to your students.

High Quality Free Online Content

It’s time to find online content resources that align to