Electronic Resources for Interested Applicants

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, created in 1987 in response to A Nation Prepared: Teachers for the 21st Century, created “5 Core Propositions” and teaching standards by content area.

http://www.isea.org/profdev/beginning-teachers.html
ISEA: resources including evaluation for initial license; Iowa Teaching Standards, etc.

http://www.teachingquality.org
Center for Teaching Quality: eBlast. Up-to-date happenings in teacher preparation around the nation.

http://www.lighteducation.org/tsn/index.htm
(Light Education’s) Teacher Support Network (new teacher advice, shared stories, articles, best practice, helpful strategies, must reads)

http://www.edutopia.org/edutopianews.html
George Lucas Foundation: Edutopia
Newsletters and membership: news@edutopia.org

http://www.edweek.org
Education Week

http://larryferlazzo.edublogs.org/
Larry Ferlazzo blog (ELL, ESL, and EFL)

http://digitallyspeaking.pbworks.com/
Wiki site of “Digitally Speaking” for interactions—digital and voice

http://cesa5mathscience.wikispaces.com/
Cesa 5 Math-Science: excellent teaching tools for math and science, secondary

http://www.wetpaint.com/
Create your own wiki and/or collaborate with others of same interests (free)

http://www.donorschoose.org/
Alternate route intern teachers may post requests for specific classroom materials; donors can contribute the requested items.