Monthly Teacher Resources
Here are the 7 teacher resources that make the day in school teacher's life a great deal easier:
1. Graphic Organizers
Helping students remember and organize their work into a digestible format is a tall order. Graphic organizers really get the job done. Here is one of our favorite places online from graphic organizers:
www.monthlyteacher.com/graphicorgs/ and www.monthlyteacher.com/wlgraphorgs/
2. Rubric Makers
Rubrics are an integral part to today's daily assessment. It is great to be able to customize them and make them specific to your situation. This tool does a great job of it:
If you need something with more zip, their membership has a tool that does everything with rubrics:
3. Word Clouds
Making word clouds is fun for students and really shows them if they overuse words when writing. Wordle is a great tool to make these in seconds.
4. Math Worksheets
If you teach math, having an endless supply of high quality printable resources is a must! This site recently launched one of the biggest offerings ever for Kindergarten through High School students at no cost. All the resources are aligned to the core curriculum:
Here is a really cool resource that reviews the top 10 math skills by grade level:
5. Common Core Curriculum Standards
Needless to say, we find ourselves reviewing the common core standards every day. Over the last year, this site has become the background of every teacher's computer. The standards are very well put together.
6. Lesson Plans Center
As teachers we are constantly writing lessons for all types of activities
and concepts. Always in search of new ideas! This is by far our
favorite place for lesson plans. They have templates, planning tools,
and a huge volume of great ideas for all grades and subjects.
7. English Language Arts Worksheets
You will find so many great printables at this site; you won't know where to start. The have a huge array of materials available. We often find ourselves on their site for hours.
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