Instructional Resources

4Teachers - Great database of online resources (Rubistar, Project Poster, NoteStar, and more) - Teacher Toolkit    

Atomic Learning - Tutorials to learn everything technology

Awesome Library - database of 19,000 web resources

Awesome Stories - database of stories and information 

Behavior Doctor - Intervention strategies for teachers

Beyond Books - source of educational information that parallels state and national standards

Black History - Links to great resources for Black History Month 

Brainy Betty - Free clipart and Powerpoint templates  

Busy Teachers' Web Site - Lesson plans indexed by subject

Cable in the Classroom - Time Warner's guide to educational resources on TV and the web

ClassScape - Online Assessments           

Clip Art Sites on the Internet

Computer Competency Resources - Practice for 8th Grade Computer Competency tests

Connect With Kids - Dealing With Adolescent Issues

Cool Science for Curious Kids - Activities and resources 

Copyright Laws from Cyberbee    

Curriculum Pathways - Free K-12 resources

Cyberbee - Curriculum ideas, research tools, treasure hunts, web projects and more   

Differentiated Instruction Resources - behavior recognition and suggestions for modifications    

DiscoverySchool - downloadable worksheets, resources, and clip art for teachers

DOCS - Daily Oral Computer Skills from Gaston County    

eBistro - Online technology training for CEU credits - FREE

e-Books - links to websites that have free resources      

Education World - "The Educator's Best Friend"

Eduhound - great clipart and activity site - Annette Lambe's resource page for teachers, students, and parents

Elections 2008

Filamentality - Template for creating Internet webquests, samplers, and scavenger hunts      

Food Pyramid - The US Department of Agriculture's new Food Pyramid recommendations - Download over 720 free Powerpoint templates  

Freeplay Music - Free music for student and staff projects  

FunBrain - Select from activities or enter the QuizLab - Student email
- Use your GPS device to hunt for hidden treasure

Google - Search Engine

Google Apps for NCS - Mail, calendar, storage and much more - Teacher scholarship info as well as comprehensive lessons and teacher guide

Intervention Central - Intervention strategies for teachers

Kaleidoscope - The Techknowpark Kiosk and the Juke Box - Resources and Lesson Plans that integrate technology from NCDPI   

Kathy Schrock's Guide - an overview of everything instructional 

Kid's Gardening - Resources and activities for the outdoors  

Language Arts Sites for Students    

LearnNC - Resources for NC teachers

LearnNC Classes Online - free for NC educators beginning in mid-July

Marco Polo - Internet content for the classroom

Math Sites for Students    

Microsoft Office Tutorials - tutorials for using Word, Access, Excel, FrontPage, and PowerPoint

Music Sites for Students    

National Boards Information - Information for teachers seeking National Board certification

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives - Great online Math manipulatives for all areas

NCCAT - North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teachers   

NC Model Teacher Education Consortium - new teachers  

NCDPI - NC's state department of education for educators, students, and parents

NC-SIS - official DPI site for help with PowerSchool

NC WiseOwl - Database of periodicals and other reference materials  

NetTrekker - database of links to curriculum based web sites - trial use only

North Carolina Teacher Academy - Professional Development for teachers 

NoteStar - Internet utility for creating research papers     

OLOGY - Museum of Natural History's site about all the "Ologies" in science

ORBIT - Online Retirement Benefits from NC Department of State Treasurer       

PBS information from NCDPI and PBIS Government websites   

Plagiarism Guide - DPI resource

PowerSchool -
administrative module of student information system

- online learning modules for PowerSchool, PowerTeacher and Schoolnet

PowerTeacher - 
teacher attendance and grading module of student information system

The Professional Zone - part of NC WiseOwl, reources for busy teachers

Project Poster - Students create web pages as online projects    

QUIA - Instructor Zone Login    

Reading is FUNdamental - Activities and resources for educators - excellent activity and lesson plan resource for teachers and students

Rubistar - Create a rubric online to use for student projects and activities - Activities, lesson plans, and strategies    

Science Sites for Students    

Social Studies Sites for Students    

State Health Plan - Health Care Choices for Staff     

Teacher Website - Great teacher website in Troy, MI

Teach-nology - lesson plans, worksheets, reviewed web sites, rubrics, etc. - search a database of lesson plans or submit one of yours

Teachers First - Great database of lesson plans and activities for the busy teacher - printable maps(states, regions, continents, etc.) and lesson plans

Teaching - Classroom activities about diversity and tolerance

Tech Directions -

Tech Tutorials
- tutorials for various software programs 

Work Orders - submit work orders online for computer related equipment

Yahoo - Search Engine