Planning Tools

 

Module Maker
http://questioning.org/module/module.html
Show you how to build your own Online Research Modules that will challenge your 
students to make up their own minds.

Lesson Plan Templates
http://www.calhoun.k12.al.us/curriculum/c_guide.cfm
Templates for daily and weekly lesson plans.

Six Thinking Hats
http://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newTED_07.htm
Six Thinking Hats is an important and powerful technique. It is used to look at decisions 
from a number of important perspectives.

Multiple Intelligences
http://www.gigglepotz.com/mi.htm
Ideas for integrating curricula using Multiple Intelligences.

Bloom's Taxonomy Construction Wheel
http://www.stedwards.edu/cte/resources/bwheel.htm
Use this wheel to help plan your lessons and units of work.

Beyond Bloom
http://www.nexus.edu.au/teachstud/gat/whitton.htm
This site considers how Bloom's Taxonomy applies to the planning of lessons.

Formulating Questions for Higher-Level Thinking
http://www.glc.k12.ga.us/passwd/trc/ttools/attach/bckgrnd/sep/qthigh.pdf
Tool for developing questions using Bloom’s taxonomy.

Guru Planner
http://guruplanner.com.au/
Guru Planner is the only digital planner solution designed specifically for primary school teachers. 
It includes a work program, student records, various assessment modules, notes, calendar, 
PD attended, timetables, term planners and much more.

Rubrics for Web Lessons
http://edweb.sdsu.edu/webquest/rubrics/weblessons.htm
The Rubric is an authentic assessment tool which is particularly useful in assessing criteria 
which are complex and subjective.

Trackstar
http://trackstar.4teachers.org/trackstar/index.jsp
Collect Web sites, enter them into TrackStar, add annotations for your students, 
and you have an interactive, online lesson called a Track.

Quizstar
http://quizstar.4teachers.org/
Create and assign quizzes online with this free tool.

Rubistar
http://rubistar.4teachers.org/index.php
RubiStar is a tool to help the teacher who wants to use rubrics but does not have the time to 
develop them from scratch.

Steps and The Lesson Architect
http://www.ibinder.uwf.edu/Steps/
Learn to create standards-based lesson plans.

The Teacher Toolkit
http://teacher.scholastic.com/teachertoolkit/
Create and present your lessons online with this tool. Subscription required.

Create A Web Page
http://trackstar.4teachers.org/trackstar/index.jsp
Registered teachers can create a personalized Basic or Deluxe web page in just a few steps.

Rubric Makers
http://teachers.teach-nology.com/web_tools/rubrics/
Collection of rubric generators to assist in planning.

Filamentality
http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/fil/
Filamentality is a fill-in-the-blank tool that guides you through picking a topic, searching the Web, 
gathering good Internet links, and turning them into learning activities.

Teaching Tools
http://school.discovery.com/teachingtools/teachingtools.html
Create and store lesson plans and worksheets in an online account.

Assign-A-Day
http://assignaday.4teachers.org/
This free tool is designed to enhance teacher and student communication through an on-line 
teacher-managed calendar.

Project-Based Learning Framework
http://pblchecklist.4teachers.org/checklist.shtml
Framework for designing project-based learning activities.

Graphic Organizer Makers
http://www.teach-nology.com/web_tools/graphic_org/
The generators below will allow you to make graphic organizers by filling out a simple form.

Surweb
http://www.surweb.org/
Create multimedia presentations in minutes using images, sounds & movies provided by SURWEB 
or other digital sources.

Cooltext
http://cooltext.com/
Online graphics generator for web pages and anywhere else you might need an impressive logo without 
a lot of work.  

Lessons

EdNA Online
http://www.edna.edu.au/schools.html
Search theme pages to find related lesson plans.

Softweb Idea Bank
http://www.sofweb.vic.edu.au/ideabank/
Searchable database of lesson plans.

Adopt, Adapt, Share
http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/mrlaneis/ozedweb_wl_education_lesson_plans_classroom_resources.htm
All Adopt, Adapt, Share units assist teachers to plan and program their students' learning using the 
Curriculum Statements and profiles.

MI and Bloom Units
http://www.cap.nsw.edu.au/teachers/tech_based_resources/tech_based_resources.htm
Multiple Intelligence and Blooms Taxonomy Learning Grids created by practising classroom 
teachers in our CAP Schools across NSW.

CAP Lesson Plans
http://www.cap.nsw.edu.au/teachers/lesson_plans.htm
Lesson plans, units of work and resources to assist teachers in their classrooms.

Cap Research Modules
http://www.cap.nsw.edu.au/bb_site_intro/bbcap_intro.html
These modules aim to provide an easy access to Internet research for students and teachers.

The Educator\'s Reference Desk
http://www.eduref.org/
2,000+ lesson plans, 3,000+ links to online education information, and 200+ question archive responses.

Blue Web\'N
http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/bluewebn/
Database of lesson plan

Crayola
http://www.crayola.com/educators/index.cfm
Lessons that can be searched by subject, theme, grade, media, and completion time.

Early Childhood Thematic Units
http://www.sbcss.k12.ca.us/sbcss/specialeducation/ecthematic/index.html
Units of work that incorporate technology throughout the curriculum.

GEM
http://www.thegateway.org/
Gateway to Educational materials found on various non-profit, and commercial Internet sites.

MarcoPolo Education
http://www.marcopolo-education.org/home.aspx
Access lesson plans, student activities, reviewed Web sites and other MarcoPolo resources.

Professional Development

EdNA: ICT Leading Practice
http://www.edna.edu.au/edna/page2434.html
Collection of links to ICT integration models, support and examples.

The Learning Place: Lists of Communities
http://www.learningplace.com.au/
List of Learning Communities created to support professional development in Queensland.

EdNA: Teacher Professional Associations
http://www.edna.edu.au/edna/browse/3830:3892:4541
Links to Australian Teacher Professional Associations.

Quality Teaching Program
http://www.qualityteaching.dest.gov.au/Content/
This site is an information exchange for the Australian Government Quality Teacher Programme, 
particularly best practice in teacher professional development.

Softweb: Professional Development
http://www.eduweb.vic.gov.au/hrweb/pd/default.htm
Links to professional development opportunity in Victoria.

Teacher Personal Development Models
http://www.qualityteaching.dest.gov.au/Content/SubSection_PDmodels.htm
Links to different approaches to teacher personal development.

What Works: The Work Program
http://www.whatworks.edu.au/
Professional action materials for improving outcomes for Indigenous students.

SA Professional Development Pathways
http://www.dete.sa.gov.au/tandd/files/links/pdp_01.htm
Access a range of quality professional development modules for education professionals, 
prepared by colleagues in partnership across our education community.

NSW: New Teacher Development
http://www.curriculumsupport.nsw.edu.au/beginningteachers/index.cfm?u=2&i=13
NSW resource site for support of beginning teachers.

Professional Learning for Teachers Program
http://www.adulteducation.tas.gov.au/prof_learning.htm
Opportunities for Tasmanian classroom practitioners to further develop and refine their knowledge and 
skills. 

TAS Professional Learning Links
http://www.discover.tased.edu.au/ec/
The Professional Learning site is designed to support teachers and leaders in Tasmania.

Technology 2000 WA
http://www.eddept.wa.edu.au/t2000/
Western Australian Learning Technology Projects for professional development.

Quality Teaching Program: ACT
http://activated.decs.act.gov.au/learning/qtp/index.htm
Opportunities for ongoing and targeted professional development to meet school and individual needs 
in the ACT.

Assessment for Learning
http://cms.curriculum.edu.au/assessment/pd/default.asp
Professional development for teachers in regard to assessment for learning, also known as formative 
assessment.

Professional Development: Learning From the Best
http://ncrel.org/pd/toolkit.htm
A toolkit for schools to assist in teacher professional development.

Learning with Technology
http://www.ncrtec.org/capacity/profile/profile.htm
Download this program to assist your school to develop, implement, and evaluate a technology plan.

Leadership and Learning with Technology
http://www.ncrtec.org/pd/llwt/
Modules that support educators in their journey toward effective technology integration.

Teacher Professional Development Links
http://www.middleweb.com/ContntsTchDev.html
Extensive list of links to sites and articles related to professional development.

Teacher Education Materials Project
http://te-mat.org/
This site was developed to support professional development providers as they design and implement 
programs for pre-service and in-service K - 12 mathematics and science teachers. 

From Now On
http://www.fno.org/
Collection of articles on ICT integration and an online Educational Technology journal.
Thanks Charlie
www.PrimarySchool.com.au
 

Index

Wayne
Updated Nov. - Dec. 2004
Feb.  - May  2005