Staff Development Information
ManualsDue Process Manual - updated 2014Chapter 4 - Individualized Education PlanChapter 6 - Behavior and DisciplineChapter 7 - Parent Involvement and Due Process RightsChapter 9 - Transportation
Perspective - This site is sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Education. Here teachers can link your students' test results with targeted teaching strategies and learning resources. Teachers can explore a wide range of online learning activities designed to enrich and improve your students' education and further their own professional development.Reading1. Reading Rockets - Offers strategies, lessons, and activities designed to help young children learn to read.2. Read Naturally - Offers instructions, research and resources to improve reading fluency.3. Earobics - Provides an overview of the Earobics program along with research and strategies for implementing Earobics into the classroom.4. Starfall - Reading instruction, including phonics.5. Sadlier-Oxford - Reading instruction, including phonics.6. Teach-nology - Bingo card maker.7. Cando's Helper Page - Site for children, parents and teachers looking for content and practice activities in the primary reading area.8. Mrs. Perkins - Good for informal assessments/checklists for young children.Writing1. Everyday Spelling - Great writing prompt ideas.2. HotChalk Lesson Plans Page - over 4,000 free lesson plans.3. Santee School District -4. Growing Hands-on Kids - Great resource for handwriting.6. Sites for Teachers - more lesson plans for language artsSight Words1. Fry's Instant Word List - contains 1,000 words which students need the most to develop a powerful sight vocabulary.2. Fry's High Frequency Words - high frequency checklists and practice.Math1. Math Fact Cafe - provides the best math worksheets for elementary grades. The site requires no login and is free. Create and access worksheets for math facts, flashcards, time...2. Wild on Math - Students can practice math facts electronically.3. Math Magician Games - Has math games for training addition, multiplication, division and subtraction at different levels.4. AAA Math - features a comprehensive set of interactive arithmetic lessons. Unlimited practice is available on each topic which allows thorough mastery of concepts.5. Math Playground - THIS ONE HAS GREAT MATH GAMES - Action packed math site for elementary and middle school students featuring math games.6. Math Fun Facts - ANOTHER GREAT ONE - Mathematics ideas, puzzles, and fun facts that will change the way you think about math.Graphic Organizers1. Eduscapes/Teacher Tap - For reading comprehension and writing.