Professional Resources for
English/Language Arts Teachers
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The Best Advice I Ever Received
Veteran teachers share experiences that have guided them through their careers.
Bulletin Board Ideas
Looking for some good bulletin board ideas? Try this page!
Create and print certificates. Customize from a variety of templates.
Create certificates to recognize accomplishments large and small. Print from your printer, free.
Concept to Classroom
This series of online professional development workshops is available free and may be available for credit. Workshops include Inquiry-Based Learning, Teaching to Academic Standards, WebQuests, and others.
Connecting with Story
This article advocates using read-alouds to introduce new concepts in different subjects. It includes a bibliography.
Find lesson plans, share your best work, and join an online community of educators.
This clever site helps teachers think through the assessments they establish for their students. (This summary doesn't do it justice -- give it a try.)
Discipline and Classroom Management
A collection of sites on this challenging aspect of teaching.
A wealth of lesson plans and Webquests, including drama, journalism, language, and literature.
EdSITEment brings together many outstanding sites related to the humanities.
Education America Network
Looking for a job in education? Looking for a teacher? Try this resource!
Follow the links at the top to a variety of resources for teachers, parents, and students.
Tips, tools, reviews: a variety of useful resources.
Lesson plans, curriculum and technology tips, and a wide variety of other resources.
This collection of links is broken down by grade level and subject. It's easy to navigate and loads quickly. Canadian teachers especially may find this site helpful.
The Educators Network
I'm happy to recommend a site with a kindred philosophy: "Our goal is to make life a little bit easier for ALL hard working educators."