Professional Resources

Welcome to the Lisbon School Libraries professional resources page. Please feel welcome to browse the resources listed here. The materials curated are designed to support educators, paraeducators and student educators in their quest to teach, support and encourage all students in our learning community. 

 

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The Educator Tool Kit created by Common Sense Education is a robust site offering games, activities, discussion topics and much more. Resources focus on understanding and mangaging emotions, how to set and achieve academic goals, how to feel and show empathy,  how to establish and maitain positive relationships, and how to make responsible decisions. The site also includes resources tailored for parents as well.

https://www.commonsense.org/education/toolkit/social-emotional-learning

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The International Society for Technology in Education supplies resources to support digital learning while aiming to create transformational learning experiences online. Recent materials added to this site include meeting students’ social-emotional learning experiences online, flexibility required for success in remote learning, and pandemic-friendly resources for bridging the digital divide.

ISTE Digital Resources

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Materials available at this site include professional development series, writing prompts, quizzes, multi-media/film club, student contests and COVID-19 resources for students. Content is further divided into curriculum areas such as ELL/art, social studies, English Language, science, math, and current events.

New York Times, The Learning Network

 

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The New England Aquarium Teacher Resource Center provides classroom resources, materials to loan, climate change materials, digital lectures as well as professional development opportunities. Sign up for their newsletter and additional and timely content will be shared with you. This includes tips for distance learning, ocean sciences resources and STEM resources

New England Aquarium Teacher Resource Center