Directory of Resources
The Northwest Arkansas Education Service Cooperative in Farmington also offers an expansive library of teacher resources. For more information, see the NWAESC Web site.
The Office for Education Policy (OEP) at the University of Arkansas is one of several research centers within the College of Education and Health Professions. The office seeks to help Arkansas’ education leaders and lawmakers bridge the gap between research and practice by providing them with newsletters, policy briefs, web-based resources, and consultation about current education policy issues. For more information, please visit the OEP web site.
The Shiloh Museum of Ozark History in Springdale provides resources for integrating the history of the Arkansas Ozark region with math, fine arts, science, language arts and social studies curriculum frameworks. For more information, see the museum Web site or contact Judy Costello via e-mail or phone (479) 750-8165.
The Center for Mathematics and Science Education has up-to-date information on programs for all K-16 home, private and public in-service and pre-service educators. For more information on events, materials and resources, and workshops for teachers, visit the CMASE Web site.
The Jones Center for Families in Springdale has a variety of educational classes and programs that educators may find useful for themselves or for parents and students. For more information, see The Jones Center Web site.
GrantsAlert.com is dedicated to education grants and identifying new funding opportunities for organizations, schools, districts, consortia and state education agencies. For more information, see GrantsAlert.com.
Arkansas Leadership Academy, through the use of research and best practices, designs creative and innovative approaches to establish learning communities in public schools by developing human resources and by modeling and advocating collaboration, support, shared decision making, team learning, risk taking, and problem solving. Partners commit to changing their organizations to support system improvement.
Helpful Links for Teachers
- Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC)
- Northwest Arkansas Writing Project (Units & Lessons in Argument Writing)
- Arkansas K-12 Science Standards
- ADE Tech Resources (pdf)
- Rubistar: Rubric Generator
- Aspire (Assessments)
- Good Teaching: The Top Ten Requirements
- PBS Teachers
- Discovery Education: Discovery School
- edutopia.org (formative assessments)
- Examples of Formative Assessment
- Web English Teacher
- National Geographic: Education
- Teachers at RANDOM
- BRIDGE: Sea Grant Ocean Sciences Education Center
- SenTeacher: Free special needs teaching resources
- Arkansas Literacy Intervention Matrix
- Arkansas A+ Schools