Links to Resources
Basic Useful Stuff
Citation Generator - will help you create proper citations. Link is set to MLA format, but other options are available.
PaperRater - use before you turn a paper in! Word and Google Docs miss a lot of grammar errors, and even spelling ones sometimes. Paper Rater.com is a free check that looks for lots of potential issues in a paper. It checks spelling, grammar, passive voice, transitional phrases, and more.
Rewordify.com - Rewordify simplifies difficult text. Enter hard sentences (or whole chapters) into the box at the top of the page. Then click Rewordify text and you'll instantly see an easier version! The reworded words are highlighted— click them to hear and learn the original harder word.
6 Reasons You Should Apply Advice From "Adventure Time" to Your School Life.
Tips for Parents
About Common Core - What is Common Core? How will it help our children? Learn more by clicking here.
Education Resources for Parents - Tips and activities that parents can do at home to help support their child's learning and encourage thinking skills.
Student-Centered Teaching - student-centered teaching, also called student-centered learning or instruction (SCI), is a teaching strategy that puts the focus on student self-reliance. Teachers are more like coaches, working on the sidelines to encourage, help support, and correct students as they work through lessons. Click here to learn more about student-centered instruction.
Bullying - bullies still exist. Click here to learn about cyberbullying, click here to learn more about what you as a parent can do from the National Crime Prevention Council, or click here for even more tips and resources for parents.
Planning for College and Career
Preparing students for College/Post-secondary Success - excellent information about college prep from AVID found here.
Low Income Student Scholarships - information on grants and scholarships available for students from low-income families found here.
Raise.me - a site that allows you to get scholarships to selected collages and universities for doing things like getting "A's" in high school, participating in clubs or organizations, and more! GET MONEY for college for doing what you already do! Click here to see more about how to use Raise.me.