Best Practices

Best Practices and Resources for Teaching and Learning


Activities Integrating Math and Science

Algebra I

Algebra I quizzes, reviews, tests

Algebra II

Algebra II quizzes, reviews, tests

Ask a Scientist

Ask questions to real scientists for answers

Balanced Curriculum Documents

Balanced Curriculum for Elementary and Middle Schools

Bloom's Taxonomy

Revised Bloom's Taxonomy Activities/Information

Brain Based Learning

Brain Based Information

Brain Compatible Learning

Brain Compatible Teaching and Learning Practices

Brain Pop

Activities/Lessons/Topics K-12 (Math, Science, Social Studies, English, Health, Technology). Video Clips with each topic.

Citation Machine


Generate Citations in Various Formats (RESEARCH)

Classroom Instruction That Works (pdf)


Marzano, Pickering, and Pollack

Classroom Instruction 
that Works
(summary pdf)

Marzano, Pickering, and Pollack

Classroom Management #1

Techniques to Manage Classrooms

Classroom Management #2

Techniques to Manage Classrooms

Classroom Management Link 3

Techniques to Mange Classrooms

College Foundation of North Carolina

Careers, Planning and Preparing for College Grades 6-12

Differentiated Instruction

Resources related to a reaching different students on their level

Differentiated Learning

Resource for Differentiation Strategies

Differentiating Instruction and Brain Research

Brain Research and Differentiation Information

Drive to Fitness

A resources for parents, students, teachers and the community

Earth Science

Earth Science quizzes, reviews, tests

Eat Smart, Move More

Health resource for Students, Teachers, and Parents

ECU Center for Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education

Online Professional Development Modules and Other Opportunities

Education Glossary and Reference

Key terms for educators and best practices

Elementary and Middle School Energizers

Energizers for all classroom teachers K-8


North Carolina Information

Encyclopedia Britannica Online

Online Resource


This website that makes teaching resources from federal agencies easy to find

Fun BRAIN Activities

Math Reading Reinforcement for grades K-8


Geometry quizzes, reviews, tests

Graphic Organizers

Graphic Organizers to Download

High School Hub

A free online interactive learning center for high school students.

I Know That

Online, Interactive practice for K-6

Internet Public Library

Online Library

Kids Voting

Democracy Lessons for Students


Resources for Teachers and Students

Lesson Plans

Lesson Plans for all Grade Levels

Library of Congress

National Information Hub

Math/Science Teacher Resources

K-12 Science/Math Teacher Resources

More Blooms Taxonomy Resources

More Revised Blooms Taxonomy Activities/Information

More Graphic Organizers

Graphic Organizers to Download


Multiplication Practice

My Wonderful World

New National Geographic Geography site...

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

National Board Certification Information

National Humanities Center

For Teachers of American History and Literature

NC Kid Science

Grades 3-5 Science

NC Public Schools en Española

Department of Public Instruction in Spanish

NC Public Schools Link

Curriculum Information

NC State Library

Online State of NC Library

NC Teacher Academy

Professional Learning Opportunities for Teachers and Administrators

NC Wise Owl

Educational Web Resources K-12

North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teachers

Professional Learning Opportunities for Teachers and Administrators

North Carolina Public Schools' Student Page

Student tools from DPI

P.E. Central

A premier website for Health and Physical Education

PAIDEIA Active Learning

Information about Paideia Seminars

Physical Science

Physical Science quizzes, reviews, tests

Puzzle Maker

For all Grade Levels

Quality Teaching and Learning

Helping teachers reach every student every day


Teaching Tools for interactive Reading, Writing, and Thinking activities

Research on Differentiated Learning

Research and Strategies for Reaching All Learners

Route 21

21st Century Skills Connections in the Classroom

SAS in Schools

Web-based Resources for Middle and High Schools

SAT Word of the Day

SAT Preparation and Vocabulary Development

Science Links to Explore

Multiple links that provide information/tutoring for Most Sciences

Science Methods Resource Page

Assessments, Lesson Plans, Webquests for K-12 Science

Science Resources and Lesson Plans

Science Lesson Plans and resources

Brain Breaks and Energizers

Energizers for Grades K - 5

Brain Breaks for Learning


Brain Breaks for Specific Learning Activities, Elementary

Brain Breaks and Energizers


Energizers for Middle School Students  by David Sladkey

Brain Breaks and Energizers


Brain Breaks for High School Students and Adults

Teacher Tools

Rubrics, Critical Thinking Tools (KWL, Graphic Organizers, etc.)

Teacher Tube

Teacher Generated Video Lessons/Concepts (LIKE YOU TUBE)

Teachers Domain

Multimedia Resources for the Classroom and Professional Development


Develop Rubrics, Lesson Plans, Blackline Masters for all subjects

The Institute for Learning Centered Education

Marzano's Dimensions of Teaching and Learning

The WHY Files

Science Behind the News

Time for Kids

News, Reading and Writing for K-6

UNC Public Radio

Current Issues and Special Topics

UNC Public TV


Current Issues and Special Topics

Weather Wiz Kids

Weather Related Information and Lessons

Web Honor Roll

Teacher Reviewed Sites for Every Subject Area...GOOD STUFF!!


Webquests for all grade spans K - 12

Write Design Online

Graphic Organizers to Download

Last Modified on January 5, 2017