Online Resources to Support New Teachers


Ideas for New Teachers and Education Students

Open Learning Agency - Canadian Learning Network - great collection

BCTF - New Teachers' Site (download handbook for new teachers and TOCs)

Teacher Toolbox (lots of links, templates, time savers, assessment tools...)

The Primary Program - BC Ministry of Ed (great overview of teaching, learning, assessing -- applicable for all grades)

PITA (Provincial Intermediate Teachers Assoc.) New Teachers Wiki

Beginning Core French Teachers: À vos marques, prêts, partez! A must-have guide for teachers

Pour les nouveaux enseignants de français langue seconde -- blog d'ACPI

Sell or buy used university textbooks online

Teachers First New Teacher Resources

Flashcards - variety of themes - print and use

Tools and Templates: many graphic organizers, schedules, planning pages, etc.

Smartboard demo - Demo #2 ..Teaching ideas

Lesson Plans

Teachers First - matrix of lesson plans (elem, middle, secondary) for all subjects


International Reading Association: Read*Write*Think (lesson plans, student materials)

Learning Network Lesson Plans - search by theme, grade level

Teach-nology - lesson plans organized by subject area and theme

Teacher Networks

Join BCTF's listserv for beginning teachers (as well as various subject areas)

Beginning Teachers Mailring

List of all BC schools, contact info 

Back to School

Back to School Ideas, Links, Printables, Worksheets, Bulletin Board Ideas

Getting to Know You: Activities for the First Day of School

Fourteen Great Activities for the First Days of School!

Activities for the First Days of School

Classroom Set-up/Ambience

TeacherVision -- many useful tips and tools for organizing your teaching K-12

Harry Wong - The First Day of School (resources for teachers)

Differentiated Instruction

How to address diverse needs - many links

The Kids in my Class: Students with Diverse Needs in Regular Classrooms (Delta School District)

The ESL Kids in my Class (Delta School District)

The Aboriginal Kids in my Class (Delta School District)

Classroom Management

11 Techniques for Better Classroom Discipline

Creating safe and engaging learning environments - many links

Dr. Mac's Amazing Behavior Management Advice Site

Fred Jones Tools for Teaching

Assessment of/for Learning

How to integrate teaching, learning and assessment - many links

How Do I Mark That? (tutorials/samples from Ray Appel's resource)

Assessment tools (rubric generators, graphic organizers, etc.) Kathy Schrock

Classroom Assessment Resources (BC Ministry of Education) ... Primary Program - Read Chapter 8


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