Classroom Teacher Resources

Mentoring — Is it Possible Overseas? by Lynée Ward
Most of the teachers sent overseas are not first-year teachers. Global TCK Care & Education prefers they have at least…

Online Teaching Resources

ASCD
A global community dedicated to excellence in learning, teaching, and leading. The association provides expert and innovative solutions in professional development, capacity building, and educational leadership essential to the way educators learn, teach, and lead.

Edutopia
A comprehensive website and online community that increases knowledge, sharing, and adoption of what works in K-12 education. They emphasize core strategies: project-based learning, comprehensive assessment, integrated studies, social and emotional learning, educational leadership and teacher development, and technology integration. Check out Eighth Graders Writing a Novel. Read more about their core concepts or see their list of all topics.

New Teacher Disillusionment Power Pack
This is a free one month email series to help the new teacher get through the hardest part of their first year.

Teaching Ideas
A UK resource with lots of worksheets, posters and some videos available for free use with teaching ideas. Also a part of this site is Teaching Packs with downloadable packs of quality teaching materials, including child-friendly eBooks, differentiated activity resources and classroom display materials covering a wide range of ages and topics. Cost to join Teaching Packs is £15 per year.

Third Culture Kids by Edward Lake, at ASCD Express
Includes some tips for teaching TCKs.

Varsity Tutors: Classroom Assessment Tools
Free web-based classroom assessment software to help you create practice tests and flashcards to help your students study.

We Are Teachers
An online community for educators K-12 committed to one of the toughest, most rewarding jobs out there. Their mission is to inspire teachers and help them succeed by sharing practical classroom ideas, the best freebies and giveaways, and teacher-to-teacher advice and humor. Examples:

21 Anchor Charts That Teach Reading Comprehension
Great ideas for helping students improve their reading comprehension skills (most are for upper elementary grades).

Ways I Use Household Objects to Teach High School Physics 
This resource is aimed at teachers of 10th graders.

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