Central High School Main Office: (970)254-6200
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Grand Junction, CO 81504  
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Teacher Tools

 

Power Media Plus

To log into the site, simply visit PowerMediaPlus.com and set up your account

to access thousands of video clips, audio files, photographs & illustrations.

First time users must access PowerMediaPlus with our school code

which is available at the library circulation desk.

Lesson Plans are available at these sites:

John Stossel in the Classroom (the DVDs are available in CHS Library)

click here to access Stossel  in the Classroom lesson plans.

When History Happens <http://whenhistoryhappens.org/>

-offers workshop to learn more about primary sources.

Webquests

Civics Online - teacher resources and primary documents

Puzzlemaker

DiscoverySchool Lesson Plans accompany videos they produce.

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators

In the Mix video

Download and use the activity guides available free.
http://newsletter.tolerance.org/cgi-bin4/DM/y/eucL0IIXjB0NkY0EJGH0ET

New York Times website has lessons. Not only are there great topics, but there are related articles in the lessons.   

http://www.nytimes.com/learning/teachers/lessons/archive.html

The archive has 16 subject areas.

Science lesson for Roy G. Biv Has Feelings Too are in the lesson archive.

PowerPoint tips & free stuff

www.presentersuniversity.com

Questioning Techniques the Socratic Method in classrooms. 

http://wblrd.sk.ca/~bestpractice/socratic/index.html

AlMarcia Tate's Brain-Compatible Lesson plan template

http://www.bedfordk12tn.com/instst.html#Instructional%20Strategies%20from%20Classroom%20Instruction%20That%20Works:%20Research-Based%20Strategies%20for%20Increasing%20Student%20Achievement,%20Robert%20J.%20Marzano,%20Debra%20J.%20Pickering,%20and%20Jane%20E.%20Pollock,%202001,%20Association%20for%20Supervision%20and%20Curriculum%20Development

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License

Teachers check on their license & endorsements & expiration date online - and so can parents & other educators.

Professional Educators

http://www.cde.state.co.us/index_license.htm

Check your teacher's license
https://forms.cde.state.co.us/pes/FirstLastSearch.jsp

Adam State Online Courses

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