Teaching involves the constant accumulation of resources. This pages offer a running list of resources that are meaningful to me. Perhaps they'll be of some use to you too . . .
IXL. A comprehensive website that offers skills-based practice aligned with common core and state standards. Knock yourself out!
The Buck Institute for Learning. This organization is "dedicated to improving 21st Century teaching and learning throughout the world by creating and disseminating products, practices, and knowledge for effective Project Based Learning (PBL)." Check out their amazing resources!
Can Emotional Intelligence Be Taught? This New York Times article offers an intriguing introduction to social-emotional learning and various curriculums that aim to teach it.
Ken Robinson: How Schools Kill Creativity. If you haven’t seen Sir Ken’s 2006 TED talk, then you’re in for a treat. As 2014 begins, It is the most highly viewed TED talk of all time. His other TED talks from 2010 and 2013 are also extremely moving And if you just can't get enough, check out this RSA animate video based on a lecture by Sir Ken.
John Hunter: Teaching with the World Peace Game. In this inspiring TED talk, John Hunter explains his World Peace Game, a simulation in which his 4th grade students have an opportunity to solve the world's problems. An incredible, inspiring teacher.
Creating Innovators: A Lecture by Tony Wagner. In this lecture hosted by THINK Global School, author Tony Wagner highlights the key principles in his ground-breaking books, The Global Achievement Gap and Creating Innovators.