Resources For Teachers/Parents
Useful websites and other resources for teachers that can be used in conjunction with the BJHS Library
Multiple tools, games, and templates - no account required
Make any webpage printer-friendly — get rid of the ads!
Word Cloud generator
Give voice to any image by creating a blabber - account setup required. Great for presentations.
Find and level books with Book Wizard. Plus, get booktalks, lesson plans, author studies, videos, and discussion guides.
The Smithsonian offers thousands of resources for educators, including lesson plans, virtual tours of their latest exhibits, and the opportunity to connect with experts in the field. In one lesson, "Final Farewells," students can see a school yearbook from the Civil War era up close, and discuss how the political climate may have affected the content.
Establish a morning routine with Daily Starters — fun, fast math and language arts prompts and questions, including Teachable Moments from history and Fun Facts, such as "Before erasers, people used a piece of bread!" Sort by grade (Pre-k through 8th), and project them onto your SmartBoard or print copies for your students.
In order to get students thinking about the essence of a topic, ask them to produce a “Breaking News!” screenshot using the ClassTools Breaking News Generator.
Ebook library - FOLLET SHELF
You may now access our Ebook library. To read the books online, you must enter the following information: