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Professional Development Resources

This site will house a number of professional development resources. Please click on the subpages to find additional documents to support your classroom. If you need assistance, please contact an administrator or Jo Lein at jo.lein@teachformamerica.org.

There are a few websites that will be helpful for you:

Engage New York

http://engageny.org/

Resoureces Available: Ready made assessments and lessons that align with common core. HIGHLY recommended to all math teachers K-8th grade. 

 

TPS Curriculum and Instruction

http://www.tulsaschools.org/1_Administration/03_STAFF_MEMBERS/_DEPARTMENTS/curriculum_instruction/INDEX.asp

Log on: teach

Password: tulsa

Resources Available: Common assessments for many of the test subjects, curriculum maps, and lesson resources. 

 

TFANET

http://www.tfanet.org/net/portal/tfanet/login/

Log on: jo.mabee@gmail.com

Password: Teacher

Resources Available: Assessments, lesson plans, investment resources, career advice, problem solving boards - you name it!

 

Teaching As Leadership

http://teachingasleadership.org

Resources Available: Videos, examples, a breakdown of strategies, etc.

 

ELA Teachers: The "Spreadsheet of Wonder"

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AkWkJsmLm0vJdHZReUQ2bWwxZi1kWjJuN2tUMFFaRnc#gid=16

Resources Available: Access to text overviews and actual texts to improve student comprehension and analysis of text. You may also need the TFAnet log on above.

 

Exemplars

http://www.powayusd.com/teacher_resources/rubrics.shtml

Resources Available: Writing and problem solving exemplars for K through HS.