Information for Teachers

 

Web Tools

Trackstar http://trackstar.4teachers.org/trackstar/;jsessionid=2227226FA2421A263ED537736F2456A 
This site helps you make annotated website lists where you can embed questions/lessons for your students.

SchoolNotes http://new.schoolnotes.com/ This is a free webstie where you can post assignments and correspond with your students and their parents.

Timeline http://www.xtimeline.com/explore.aspx  This site lets you creat your own timeline or use timelines from the site.

State Information

   http://www.michigan.gov/mde
Information from the Department of Education

 Lesson Plan Resources

 http://www.education-world.com/
This site includes resources for teachers including a search engine for education Web sites only and original content including lesson plans and articles.

Discovery Education http://school.discoveryeducation.com/lessonplans/   Lesson plans for K-12

Best Practices

Big6  http://www.big6.com/  The Big6 is an inforamtion and technology literatcy model that you can use to help your kids become critical thinkers.  This process can be used with any inquiry lesson.