Resources

Common Core

Mission Literacy
Common Core Curriculum Maps
Common Core State Standards Initiative
National Education Technology Plan
Department of Education-Michigan

Digital Learning Day

Digital Learning Day
Digital Is
Ideas for Digital Learning Day
USA Today Educate
National Writing Project and Digital Learning Day

Other Fun "Motivational" Assignments that Inspire Writing!

NPR six-word memoirs
RCWP six-word novels
SMITHTeens six-word memoirs
The Mysteries of Harris Burdick-Writing Prompts
Who is Harris Burdick?
Ordeal by Cheque use as a writing prompt to tell a story based on written checks

Comics and Graphic Novels

Make Belief Comix
Using Comics
Wiki Comics
ToonDoo

Graphic Organizers

Graphic Organizers
Persuasion Mapper Tool
EssayMap
Create a Graph

Other Publishing Tools

Wordle
Jing
Glogster
Lulu
Giggle Poetry
How to make a zine
Webspiration
Web 2.0 Tools for Teachers

Copyright
Creative Commons
Copyright Confusion
Copyright Clearance Center (CCC)
United States Copyright Office

Grants

Michigan Department of Education Technology Grants
MACUL Grant
ING Foundation Grants
Education Grants
Federal Register


Other Helpful Sites

ReadWriteThink
Cool Tools for Schools
Tween Teacher
Hickstro
American History
I-Search Chapter
Bud the Teacher Blog
Web portfolios
21 Things for the 21st Century Educator
Google Lit Trips
ikeepbookmarkshelps younger students by choosing the articles for them so they are not overwhelmed
What Kids Can Do
Top 10 Web 2.0 Tools for Young Learners
Coop's Word on Ed Tech
Google for Educators
Google Apps
Media Literacy
Michigan Association For Computer Users in Technology
Figment
Kevin Honeycutt
Write a Book Review
Voki
Free rice

Articles

Educause
NCTE Research Policy Brief on 21st Century Literacies
Kylene Beers - The Genteel Unteaching of America's Poor
NCTE Framework for 21st Century Curriculum and Assessment
Remixing Media
Teachers Network