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42eXplore This web project provides "four to eXplore" for each topic. On each page you'll find definitions, activities, the 4 good starting points, and many more links and resources for the thematic topic. 6+1 Writing Traits Ruth Culham's site with up-to-date "6+1 Writing Traits" information BrainPOP Animated, educational videos on a variety of topics for use in the classroom. Access from WGS is automatic during school hours. See Mrs. Gonio/Mrs. Thigpen for login/password information for laptop and home access. CUSD 118 - Intranet Discovery Education Provides engaging digital resources with the goal of making educators more effective, increasing student achievement, and connecting classrooms to a world of learning. Education World Education World's goal is to make it easy for educators to integrate the Internet into the classroom Employee Portal Access your payroll information Enchanted Learning K-12 educational materials containing over 30,000 online pages covering a wide range of topics. Please see Mrs. Gonio or Mrs. Thigpen for login information. Google Apps Create shared documents and collaborate with other faculty members Illinois Education Association The advocacy organization for all public school employees Illinois State Board of Education A quick link to the teacher portion of the state website International Reading Association The mission of the International Reading Association is to promote reading by continuously advancing the quality of literacy instruction and research worldwide. Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators Categorized list of sites useful for enhancing curriculum and professional growth K-12 Curriculum link D118 Lake County Regional Office of Education
Teacher access to Lexia Lexile Framework Use this website to check for Lexile measures for many children's books. Literactive NWEA's partner support page with a variety of resources related to MAP testing. Pearson SuccessNet Login PowerSchool Administrator Administrator access to Powerschool PowerSchool Teacher Teacher access to Powerschool Puzzlemaker Word searches, crosswords, etc. Read:Write:Think Thousands of free educational resources Reading A-to-Z Everything you need to teach reading Rubistar RubiStar is a free tool to help teachers create quality rubrics. Starfall Where children have fun learning to read Teaching That Makes Sense Resources for reading and writing Time for Kids TrackStar Online lessons and activities United Streaming AKA Discovery Education Streaming - Search for curriculum-based videos Webquests Search for ready-made webquests Words Their Way A phonics, vocabulary, and spelling instruction site. See Ms. Hankey for login information Writing A-Z Hundreds of leveled, downloadable writing resources.