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This guide includes:
- links to websites and other online resources that publish lesson plans and curricular materials, many intended for re-use and adaption
- a few (of many!) books in the Trinity library that can help with lesson planning and curriculum development
- information about copyright and fair use for educators
- contact information for Trinity's education librarian; I love questions!
Visit the library's digital collection of Education Department curriculum units (Understanding By Design) for lesson plans designed by past Summer Curriculum Writing Institute participants.
Curriculum Resources for All Subjects
Practical resources for students with varying needs. Great for finding activities, songs, handouts, and other material to integrate into your lessons.
This site (sponsored by the NEH) includes lesson plans in literature, languages, social studies, arts, etc.
"Dedicated to improving education outcomes for all children, especially those with disabilities through the use of effective evidence-based practices and interventions." Great for researching inclusive approaches.
Library of Congress Teacher Pages
Find lesson plans and primary document sets designed for use in the classroom.
Merlot's expansive site includes peer reviewed learning materials organized by topic, grade level, and license for re-use.
PBS Learning Media
Lesson plans and videos around a variety of subjects, sortable by grade and state standards.
"RubiStar is a free tool to help teachers create quality rubrics" for a variety of assignment types and performance measures.