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Online Instructional Resources
“User-friendly educational site that provides quality printable materials for immediate use by teachers, education majors, and parents.”
For educators and students. “Original content, including lesson plans, practical information for educators, information on how to integrate technology in the classroom, and articles written by education experts.”
“Contains a deep archive of continually updated best practices, from classroom tips to recommendations for districtwide change.” Created by the George Lucas Foundation.
Read Write Think
Works to "provide educators and students with access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction through free, Internet-based content.”
Videos, discussion questions, quizzes, etc. that can be used in classrooms. You can also create customized lesson plans around a TEDTalk.
Teaching News & Media Literacy
The News Literacy Project
A national program that aims to equip middle school and high school students with the tools to be smart, active consumers of news and information and engaged, informed citizens.
Project Look Sharp
"[A] media literacy initiative of Ithaca College that develops and provides lesson plans, media materials, training, and support for the effective integration of media literacy with critical thinking into classroom curricula at all education levels, including integration with the new common core standards."
Center for News Literacy: Curriculum Toolbox
Provides free resources for both educators and citizens for teaching news literacy (Stony Brook University School of Journalism).