SOUND180 ONLINE TEACHER RESOURCES 

REACH & TEACH BEYOND YOURSELF 

Hey Educators! This page of SOUND180 approved resources continues to provide educators with a variety useful resources for additional subjects that address both Professional Growth and Lessons/Activities. 

Want more? Become a member and get ELA, Math, Social Studies, and Science resources for grades K-12! Remember, your feedback is key! Let us know your thoughts as you explore these great resources! 

Lesson Planning 

BetterLesson is a free website that offers teachers Common Core-aligned math, science, ELA, and blended learning lessons. 
TES Teach with Blendspace makes it easy to plan, build, and deliver a lesson by integrating content from YouTube, TES resources, your own files, and other digital media. 
LearnZillion is a website that provides teachers with a library of interactive math and language arts lessons, videos, quizzes, and assignments for students. 
Lesson Writer is an adjustable lesson creation site offers tools for teaching literacy across the curriculum 
Educreations, a free app, and online tool, aims to democratize learning by facilitating the recording and sharing of interactive lessons 
Curriki is a K-12 global community for educators, parents and students to curriculum and resources. 
Kiddom is the easiest way to plan, assess, and analyze learning. With Kiddom, teachers use one collaborative learning platform for assessment, curriculum, communication, and analytics. 
Instructional Strategies is a list of 49 instructional strategies or approaches, an explanation of each strategy/approach, along with related strategies/approaches where applicable. 

Technology 

The International Technology and Engineering Educators Association is an organization devoted to improving technology education and engineering through the use of technology, innovation, design, and engineering experiences at the K-12 school levels. 
Tech Advocacy's (ITEEA) overall advocacy goal is to support an infrastructure in K-16 education that ensures that all students are prepared to work and live in a global technological world. 
Google for Education is enabling innovative solutions to learning’s biggest barriers. With our suite of devices, apps, and resources, you can easily bring the power of technology to your classroom. 
Apple Teacher  is a free professional learning program designed to support and celebrate educators using Apple products for teaching and learning. 
The Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE) certification validates that educators have the global educator technology literacy competencies needed to provide a rich, custom learning experience for students. 
Nearpod is an interactive classroom tool for teachers to engage students with interactive lessons. 
Go Formative creates formative assignments, assessments and homework that  automatically display student work as-it-happens and keep track of student growth to standards. 
Blendspace Teachers can create digital lessons in 5 minutes Interactive lessons, projects, presentations and more. 

STE(A)M 

STE(A)M is the academic disciplines of science, technology, engineering (ARTS) and mathematics. Click for a few useful websites! 

National Education Association STEM resources 
24 Apps, Games, and Websites for STEAM Classrooms 
25 STEAM links that include Useful Resources and Information 

ESL/ESOL/ELL 

ESL/ESOL/ELL is a program designed to help students who are looking to learn English as their second, third, or in some cases, fourth language. 

National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition 
UsingEnglish.com 

Special Education 

Special education is the practice of educating students with special educational needs in a way that addresses their individual differences and needs. 

National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET) 
NASET Resources 

Classroom Management 

Classroom Management refers to the wide variety of skills and techniques that teachers use to keep students organized, orderly, focused, attentive, on task, and academically productive during a class. 

NEA Resources for classroom management 
Edutopia Classroom Management provides strategies for building positive, compassionate classroom communities that engage learners, and find and exchange tips for coping with disruptive behaviors and managing distraction. 
American Psychological Association Classroom Management 
Education World Classroom Management Resources 
Trauma Infused Practices A Guide to Working with Traumatized Children assists teachers and other educators understanding and working with children and youth whose lives have been affected by trauma. 
Social Emotional Learning Resources is about the process through which children and adults acquire and effectively apply the knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary to understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions. 

Culturally Responsive Teaching 

Culturally Responsive Teaching is a pedagogy that recognizes the importance of including students' cultural references in all aspects of learning. 

Culturally Responsive Teaching Matters is  a document by equity alliance the key features of a culturally responsive environment. 
Webinars-TeachingTolerance.org offers free on-demand webinars with helpful guidance and great ideas from the Teaching Tolerance community. 
Kentucky District Culturally Responsive Resources provides educators with articles, lesson plans/activities, and videos to support teachers.