Staff Resources

Teaching with Technology

Digital Integration - Resources

Assessment Tools & Rubrics

Free Online Rubric Maker - Rubistar
RubiStar is a free tool to help teachers create quality rubrics.

Kahoot! - Create a quiz, survey, or discussion as a quick and easy formative assessment!
Kahoot! is a free game-based learning platform that makes it fun to learn – any subject, in any language, on any device, for all ages!

College & Career Readiness
MCIS is a tool for students to look up information about different careers. MCIS offers survey tools that will help a student decide what exactly it is the student would be interested in doing after high school. The website also lists 4 year and 2 year colleges in Minnesota and throughout the U.S. The website also offers practice test for most college entrance exams.

ELA & Reading

Here at ReadWriteThink, our mission is to provide educators, parents, and afterschool professionals with access to the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instruction by offering the very best in free materials.  Partnered with the International Literacy Association and the National Council of Teachers of English. 

The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue.

Language & Culture

Ojibwe People's Dictionary
Interesting culture information on Native American's


Calculator for kids

MDE Math Toolkit

Online homework help. It also includes math games and activities.

Fact Monster is chock full of math activities for students. It also includes a homework center, a dictionary, atlas and an on-line encyclopedia.
This website it good for all grades, it includes all types of lessons including algebra. has over 6,000 free math sheets with answer keys.
Math help, fun and resources
Free printable math worksheets with keys
Free printable worksheets with keys
Powering STEM learning and innovation across MN.

Powering STEM learning and innovation across MN.
National Science Digital Library

Social Studies/History/Civics
iCivics exists to engage students in meaningful civic learning. We provide civics teachers well-written, inventive, and free resources that enhance their practice and inspire their classrooms. Our mission is to ensure every student receives a high-quality civic education, and becomes engaged in – and beyond – the classroom.  “The practice of democracy is not passed down through the gene pool. It must be taught and learned anew by each generation of citizens."
-- Justice Sandra Day O'Connor
Excellent collection of useful websites, full class activities, and warm-up activities

Typing Practice
Free to use, this site offers typing lessons, tests, and games.  Following this site’s directions, you will increase your typing accuracy and speed.  Remember, proper typing technique is the path to accuracy and speed.

This is a website on layered curriculum for teachers
This is a fun site for all ages.  It is full of patterns to create your own folded paper dragon.  Good rainy day activity.
This site offers games with a variety of themes, including: social studies, language arts, science, mathematics, art, and music.