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Resources for teachers, including: local/state, lesson plans & printables, technology tools, games, professional development, and sites by discipline.
 
Local/State Resources:
Madrid TLC Iowa Dept of Ed Common Core
Heartland AEA Iowa Teaching Standards P21 Common Core Toolkit
HEART Database  
 
Lesson Plans/Printables (K-12):
 
Classroom Tech Tools:
discussion/response
 Jeopardy Labs  Socrative*
assessments
communication/response
Spiral Clip*
interactive video
use w/ interactive boards
 KwikSurveys
online flashcards  
Edmodo*
discussion/response
interactive video
PBS Quiz Maker
 Edublogs*  Playposit*
interactive video 
Talk & Comment*
video response
discussion/response
test generator 
review games
discussion/response 
assessments
Quizizz*
collaboration/discussion
iorad*
tutorial generator
Quizlet*
online flashcards
video/dialogue  
  *Available through the Chrome Store as an app or extension
 
Educational Games:
BrainPop  ProProfs
brain games, puzzle generator
STEM
Science at Home
Challenge: Robots! Sheppard Software
Games with Words
 GeoGuessr
interactive fiction
physics, chemistry, medicine, etc.
Open Ed 
 
 
By Discipline:
Art
 
 
Family & Consumer Science
 
Language Arts: 
Reader's Theater
Knowing Poe
plagiarism checker
advertising
lesson plans on audio recordings
book reviews/recommendations
Mark Twain's Mississippi
lesson plans
Big Myth 
historical advertisements
 ReadWriteThink
Chicago Shakespeare Theater Rewordify 
reading passages
 Scholastic:  Book WizardInvite an AuthorMyth Machine
games, lesson plans, printables, etc.
Skype in the Classroom
Shakespeare
grammar practice 
Reader's Theater
grammar checker
grammer, plagiarism checker
Reader's Theater
nonfiction/authors 
PBS: Student Reporting Lab
Inklewriter
write interactive stories 
plagiarism checker
Vocabulary Spelling City 
Iowa Center for the Book
authors, contests, etc.
   
 
Math:
tutorials/games
tutorials
algebra in the real world
Graphing Stories 
tutorials
lessons/activities
lessons/games
SolveMe Puzzles
 Illustrative Mathematics
lesson plans
lesson plans
 
Science:
lessons/activities
design challenges
Physclips 
Adventures in Energy
engineering/STEM
Anatomy Arcade
activities
lessons/tools
Amazing Space
lessons/activities
activities
 ARKive: Education
lesson plans on audio recordings
 SciStarter
BBC: Earth
Smithsonian: Earth from Space
BioEd Online National Geographic: Education
lessons/activities
ocean/marine
National Science Digital Library
videos/resources
light/refraction
lessons, activities
tutorials/games
games, activities, videos 
climate literacy
interactive
citizen science, for use with Zooniverse
   
 
Social Studies:
lessons, videos
iWitness National Women's History Museum
lessons, resources
Landmark Cases of the U.S. Supreme Court Newsela
Digital Public Library Leventhal Map Center Newseum
primary sources, activities
Library of Congress: Teachers Our Documents
lessons, activities, etc.
lesson plans on audio recordings
Smithsonian: Learning Lab, History Explorer
Facing History & Ourselves 
role-playing; grades 5-8
Stock Market Game
History's Heroes? 
historical advertisements
 TeachArchives.org
History Matters National Archives TeachingHistory
iCivics National Constitution Center Tween Tribune 
 Iowa Pathways
Iowa history
National Geographic: Mapmaker Interactive