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This website provides tools, resources and content to teachers about teaching methods and approaches to curriculum. The resource section was created to help educators to connect with the resources they need to play a vital role in their classrooms and communities. It is full of content aimed to enrich classroom practice and professional growth. All of the Open Educational Resources have been developed by organizations, institutions, and individual educators who believe that teachers learn best when they share resources and experiences.
These resources include:
Learning Disabilities
Open Educational Resources
Open Education Libraries
Free TWB and Partner Courses
Open Access Scholarly Journals
Early Literacy
Global Education Digest - 2009
Education for All Global Monitoring Report - 2010
Educational Technology and Learning Theories
Emergency Education
What Children's Perspectives Tell Us about Inclusion
Learning and Earning: Establishing a Community Teaching and Learning Center (CTLC)
Refugee Health Care
Changing Teaching Practices: Using Curriculum Differentiation to Respond to Students’ Diversity
Foundations of Development Policy
Gender, Power, and International Development
Using Technology in Teaching English as a Foreign Language
Teaching Students with Special Needs
Managing Multi-Grade Classrooms
Special Needs in the Classroom
The Asia Society Partnership for Global Learning annual conference
Facilitating School and Community Partnerships
Education for Global Citizenship: A Guide for Schools
Technology within the Classroom

Worksheet Works (2010). Retrieved August 9, 2011 from

This site provides educators or parents with fun worksheets around Maths, English and Geography as well as providing miscellaneous topics and general puzzles. It is a great resource to use when doing a short activity with students or filling in time after assessment is completed.

online curriculum and teaching resources (such as teaching materials, class activities, assessment items, lesson plans) you can freely access which the USQ Library provides access to.
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Resource Bank
Teacher Reference Centre
The Learning Federation
QSA Assessment Bank
Britannica school edition
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Microsoft Teacher Resources
Microsoft. (2011). Teacher resources. Retrieved on July 30, 2011 from
  • A resource specifically created for teachers and learners.
  • Covers many teaching areas from the ages 5 to 18 years.
  • Includes specific lesson plans, teaching guides and Microsoft product how-to instructions.
  • It is possible to filter via age range, class period, scenario (such as critical thinking) and subject. OneChannel: online access to educatioal programs. Both generic and discipline specific on-demoand educational programs.

Teachers of all kinds can find fresh resources -- and inspiration -- in this batch of TEDTalks. Some talks may shake your worldview: Sir Ken Robinson questions the very basis of our education system, while Erin McKean does the same for our most sacred of reference books, the dictionary. Others (like Dave Eggers) celebrate the extraordinary power of teachers and schools.

MyStudiyo allows users to create interactive quiz content for your website, Moodle or blog quickly and easily.

Shmoop provides a collection of online study guides. Teacher resources are also available with the free versions of the teacher guides offering assignment and activity ideas, and links to related resources.

  • Behaviour Managment:

Fay, J. (1998). Twenty-Three Classroom Interventions. Accessed 12th June, 2011, from:
This source provides twenty-three easy-to-use classroom management techniques which are designed to allow teachers to maintain classroom control while handling even the most troublesome classroom behaviour. This source is an initiative of Love and Logic, a philosophy founded in 1977 by Jim Fay and Foster W. Cline.
This is another source designed by Love and Logic:

From behavioural observation to conflict resolution, the printables and articles involved in this website will help you manage classroom discipline. Visitors to the website are able to read veteran teacher's tips and advice on establishing rules and incorporating effective behavior techniques in your classroom. You'll find advice for handling disruptive behavior and environmental interventions for minimizing its effect on other students. The forums and charts featured in this site are excellent tools for documenting and tracking your students' behaviour. They are particularly helpful references for parent-teacher conferences.
You are able to navigate through a range of resources:

Behavior Management Tips & Advice

A list of proactive measures that can be taken to keep order in your classroom.
Enjoy a collection of terrific behavior management tips and advice from experienced educators on behavior management. We hope that every teacher who spends his or her days making a difference in the life of a child will appreciate these choice bits of wisdom.
If you're having behavioral problems in your classroom, find out if your own actions could be creating an environment that encourages students to misbehave. New teachers will find this advice particularly valuable.
Improve behavior management in your classroom. This reference lists characteristics of teachers who are effective behavior managers.
Get instant ideas on how to manage your toughest behavior challenges. These strategies will help you improve behavior management in your classroom.
The guidelines outlined in this article will be helpful in performing a thorough behavioral observation. New teachers will find this resource particularly valuable.
Effective techniques to use while working with students with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD).
This helpful printable lists the top signs of trouble for kids in grades K-5.

Classroom Discipline

In this excerpt from Teach Like Your Hair's on Fire, Rafe Esquith discusses discipline and how punishments should fit the crime. New teachers will find this behavior-management advice particularly valuable.
There are certain steps you can take to ensure that your students are disciplined and behave in an appropriate manner. Find those tips here. New teachers will find this behavior-management resource particularly valuable.
Brainstorm classroom rules with your students at the first of the year so your students know what is expected of them and feel responsible for following the rules. This is excellent classroom management advice, especially for new teachers, because it makes students an important part of the behavioral process.
Distribute an article that gives discipline strategies and behavior management tips to use in the music classroom.
The general guidelines for setting limits with all ages of children are listed here. New teachers will find this list especially helpful for behavior management and classroom discipline.
Corporal punishment is legal in 22 states. Would you support its use at your child's school?
Behaviour Techniques
This behavior management technique involves using behavior contracts to prevent poor behavior.
Find suggestions on how to make your classroom a peaceful, non-threatening environment. Learn how to increase school safety by bully-proofing your classroom from the first day of school. New teachers will find this resource particularly valuable.
This behavior management technique includes ways to focus on the good behavior a child displays.
Managing disruptive behavior is examined in detail. The teaching teaching methods and strategies discussed in this article focus on behavior management in an inclusive classroom.
You're a teacher challenged with a difficult student. You've tried being nice and not so nice, going back and forth between these extremes. Now may be the time to try "tough love," an approach that works.
The key to effective behavior management is establishing trust. This article details the key points to facilitating a trustworthy environment.
This handy list of behavior management techniques will help you build trust and establish a positive environment in your classroom.
These references describe how behavior and classroom management are interrelated. Included are strategies for success.
This behavior management technique focuses on helping control students who thrive on acting out to gain peer attention.
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