• Lesson Plans, Textbooks and Supplemental Resources
    (GC=Google Classroom Compatible)
                                                                                                                                       

    • All Subject Areas       

    • ELA 

    • Math 

    • Civics, Media Literacy, Diversity, History

    • STEM    

    • Digital Citizenship, Safety and Cyberbullying

       


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    All Subject Areas:

    ELA Focus

    • ReadWorks: K-12 lessons, leveled articles and teaching reading resources for the classroom

    • ReadWriteThink: K-12 reading and writing focused lessons and resources

    • Open Up Resources: K-12, ELA and Math free curricula

    • LearnZillion: K-12 math and ELA videos and activities

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    • Interactive ELA Sites
    • Kialo:  a discussion platform for 7-12 grade students around political and social topics.  Students participate in discussions and debates while offering evidence to support their positions. Join active discussions or start your own. 

    • ReadWorks Paired Texts: (K-12) two articles paired based on a common topic, theme, or literary element. Texts come with question sets and audio.

       

    Math Focus

    Civics, Diversity, Media Literacy, History Focus

    • Library of Congress: 6-12 lessons 

    • iCivics: 6-12 Lesson plans and resources for civics learning

    • Facing History and Ourselves: 6-12 resources teaching difficult ethical choices both past and present

    • Teaching Tolerance: K-12 lessons/resources around diversity, identity, justice and action. Leveled, perspective texts
       
    • Digital Civics Toolkit: 9-12 modules (can be adapted for younger students) that explore various civic opportunities and dilemmas focusing on: community issues, investigation, dialogue, voice and action
       
    • KQED: 6-12 lessons encouraging critical thinking relevant to current events. Free digital media PD

    • NewseumED: Free lessons and resources related to Media Literacy and our First Amendment Freedoms

    • Zinn Education Project: 6-12 lessons and resources to teach a more inclusive version of U.S. history

    • Michigan Open Book Project:  free, K-12 digital social studies, economics and history texts diversity

    • What's going on in this picture?: Images stripped of their captions from the New York Times

    • Historical photos from LIFE

    • The Learning Network: Resources from the New York Times for teaching social studies

    • Interactive Social Studies Sites

    • Virtual Learning: free 6-12 videos, resources and activities based around the Civil Right's Movement

    • Kialo:  a discussion platform for 7-12 grade students around political and social topics.  Students participate in discussions and debates while offering evidence to support their positions. Join active discussions or start your own. 

     

    STEM Focusrobot

    • STEM Resources: 6-12 STEM lessons with an emphasis on written reflections

    • BioInteractive: 9-12 multimedia resources (animations, videos, virtual labs, etc.) connecting Biology with the real-world

    • ArtsEdge: K-12 lessons and materials that integrate the Arts across content areas

    • CK12: (GC) STEM resources, lessons, homework helpers, simulations

    • MiTechKids: K-5 lessons/resources for integrating technology

    • 21 Things: grades 5-9 student lessons centered around technoloyg topics (digital citizenship, programs for collaborating...)
    • Teachers Try Science: grades 5-12 lessons and strategies to engage students in STEM

    Digital Citizenship, Safety and Cyberbullying