• Instructional Resources

    Lesson Planning

    • DPS Central: Access curriculum maps and other goodies!
    • Lesson Plan Templates
    • Scholastic U
      Scholastic U - Helps all teachers build instructional skills in literacy; includes student-driven online modules. For the login, RHMS's zip code is 27707. Username and password are case-sensitive, so enter your username like this: Firstname_Lastname
    • SAS Curriculum Pathways
      SAS Curriculum Pathways - interactive, standards-based resources in the core disciplines
    • Learn NC
      Learn NC - from UNC School of Education: all kinds of information and lesson plans for teachers in North Carolina.
    • UNC World View - programs, outreach, and resources focused on 21st Century global education
    • Carolina Navigators - from UNC Center for Global Initiatives: global education resources created by Carolina students who have international expertise
    • Wonderopolis - Wonders of the Day to help you find learning moments in everyday life. From the National Center for Family Literacy.
    • A to Z Teacher Stuff - designed to help teachers find online lesson plans and resources more quickly and easily
    • Eduhound - Full list of lesson plans and activities for all grades
    • PBS Learning Media - free, interactive, customizable lesson plans
    • Primary Lesson Plans - free weekly lesson plans (preK-8) on all the core subject areas


    Classroom Resources

    • ABCTeach - this is the place for kids, parents, student teachers, and teachers
    • Alphabet Soup - contains thematic units, holiday units, games and activities for kids; teacher and parent resources; and crafts, humor and recipes for all! Be sure to check out the Kindergarten Kafe, recipes dictated by 5-year-olds!
    • Concept Based Instruction - prezi slideshow
    • Discover Magazine - articles to read in class on all kinds of subjects related to science, technology and the future
    • Educator's Handbook - great for managing classroom behavior expectations
    • Enchanted Learning - kid-friendly and always updated with new information, excellent online dictionary/encyclopedia, incredible thematic "Zoom Units" and great diagrams for kids of all ages, especially for struggling readers
    • eThemes - an extensive database of content-rich, age-appropriate resources for classrooms, organized around specific themes.
    • Idea Box - online database of ideas and activities for early childhood teachers
    • PBS Teacher Source - printable for parents (Spanish & English)
    • PowerPoint Backgrounds - backgrounds/templates for PowerPoint.
    • Quiz Hub - features fun online interactive learning quizzes for English, math, science, and social studies
    • Quiz Tree - free quizzes
    • Royalty Free Music (username: RogersHerr | pwrd: Rogers123)
    • Scholastic Teacher Resources - all kinds of stuff for the classroom teacher.


    Classroom Funding