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Trello

Trello is an app used for collaboration and project management, allowing users to create virtual boards to manage their workflow, and then customize those boards by adding lists and cards. Users can also attach files, checklists, and comments to the cards, as well as sharing their boards. A student working on her Adult Diploma, for example, could create a board and share it with her teachers in order to get virtual feedback and support. Read More

U.S. History Outlines & Charts

This website saves time when needing an overview or a graphic representation of an event or period in American history. The outlines can serve as a scope and sequence for various topics and the charts consolidate a substantial amount of historical information that can either be projected or printed as a PDF document. The available outlines and charts cover a wide-range of time, from pre-Columbian Americans to recent American history. Read More

Teaching with Current Events in Your Classroom

The Current Events Teacher Checklist from Facing History and Ourselves provides a step-by-step guide for teachers looking to incorporate reading and discussion about current events into their classroom. This website also offers a variety of accompanying activity suggestions and a moderated list of online news sources. Appropriate for intermediate level ESL and up. Read More

Great Writing 3: From Great Paragraphs to Great Essays – Evaluation

The resource evaluated here for ELA CCRS alignment is Great Writing 3: From Great Paragraphs to Great Essays from Cengage/National Geographic Learning. This Resource Evaluation was originally completed by a participant in the 2018/19 CCRS Implementation Cohort. Read More

USA LEARNS English Course 1 – Evaluation

The resource evaluated here for ELA CCRS alignment is USA LEARNS English Course 1. Read More

Ventures 1 Workbook – Evaluation

The resource evaluated here for ELA CCRS alignment is Ventures 1 Workbook by Cambridge University Press. Read More

Grammar and Beyond, Level 1 – Evaluation

The resource evaluated here for ELA CCRS alignment is Grammar and Beyond, Level 1 by Cambridge University Press. Read More

The Guardian Newsletter – Evaluation

The resource evaluated here for ELA CCRS alignment is The Guardian Newsletter. Read More

All Star 2 – Evaluation

The resource evaluated here for ELA CCRS alignment is McGraw-Hill's All Star 2. Read More

We the People – Evaluation

The resource evaluated here for ELA CCRS alignment is We the People by the Center for Civic Education. Read More