Teacher Career Resources
The following websites and books are valuable resources for those pursuing a job in the field of education. These resources are beneficial for all grade levels and subject areas.
Websites for Teachers
Education World – Features lesson plans, activity sheets, and education articles for teachers.
Teacher Tube – Educational videos and podcasts for teachers and the classroom.
TeacherNet – Offers a wide variety of lesson plans and a teacher chat room.
Teachnology – This site not only has a wealth of lesson plans but also has rubric and puzzle generators (a huge time saver for teachers!)
University of Kentucky – UK has organized links to the certification and licensure requirements for each state.
Esquith, Rafe. Teach Like Your Hair’s on Fire The Methods and Madness Inside Room 56. New York: Penguin, 2007.
Fay, Jim, and David Funk. Teaching With Love and Logic Taking Control of the Classroom. New York: Love & Logic, 1995.
Johnson, LouAnne. Teaching Outside the Box How to Grab Your Students By Their Brains. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2005.
Loomans, Diana, and Karen Kolberg. The Laughing Classroom Everyone’s Guide to Teaching with Humor and Play (Loomans, Diane). Chicago: HJ Kramer/New World Library, 2002.
Thompson, Julia G. First Year Teacher’s Survival Guide: Ready-To-Use Strategies, Tools & Activities For Meeting The Challenges Of Each School Day. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2007.