Links for Training Materials and Teaching Tools

Links to locate materials to work with students
Intervention Central
Tools to address
positive classroom behaviors and foster effective learning for all students. Access to special tools like Okapi and Jackpot Survey Maker.

Edutopia - Social Emotional Learning
Lesson plans and videos on activities

This site features Great tools: RubiStar, Poster Wizard, TrackStar, Calendar Creator, and Equity Builder. Consider using the Classroom Architect to design a better layout for your class.

KidTools and KidSkills
Free!! The
KidTools program includes template tools to assist children in self-management, problem solving, and making plans and control.
KidSkills includes organizational and planning tools and a variety of learning strategies.

Inspiring Learners
Links to surveys and other documents to get to know your students.

A Different Place Activities for students and teachers that differentiate instruction.

Science of Mental Illness Course Online totally online course - free

Understanding Alcohol: Investigations into Biology and Behavior
NIH Curriculum Supplement Series Grades 7-8

The Science Inside Alcohol

Lessons and link to teach middle school students about the science of how alcohol affects their bodies.

Better Safe than Sorry Teaching Middle Schoolers about FAS

Do2Learn FASD Toolbox Lots of strategies and techniques for teaching

Links to locate materials to train teachers and learn new techniques

Ideas and information on evidence based practice to support the inclusion of students with disabilities in the general education classroom. Handouts, technical support, free Webinars,and lots of resources.

Big Ideas in Reading
Discussion of the Five big ideas in reading & teaching suggestions

National Center on Progress
Presentations, notes and materials to support classroom progress monitoring

Center for Effective Collaboration and Practice
Techniques to develop school connectedness where students feel part of and valued at school

Iris Center
Modules with background information and teaching ideas for RTI, Behavior Management, Diversity

Project Mainstep
Anchored instruction to support teacher education: modules in reading, mathematics and functional behavior assessment.

Shared Work IDEA partnership communities of practice sharing and discussing policy and practice for research based interventions.

The Jigsaw Classroom
Cooperative Learning Techniques to reduce conflict in the classroom.

Teaching Every Student Free Tools
Links to additional free tools and downloads to make learning accessible.

Emotional Coaching

Whole Class Self Monitoring
Describes how to set up whole class self monitoring and provides example point cards and strategies.

Montana Behavioral Initiative
Information on bullying prevention, PBS and mental health.

Center for Behavioral Education and Research

LDOnline Articles
Practicing Social Skills
Social Skills and Parenting
Social Skill Autopsies
Lavoie Social Skill Autopsies

Wissick's Web Toolboxes:
Educational Resources
Thematic Units and Lessons
PowerPoint Activities