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Teach This! Teaching with lesson plans and ideas that rock #teaching 04/12/2012
If you want to understand what FLOE does and how it can help you use free resources to help all learners, then you can watch this video. This is for everyone in special education and especially those developing curriculum for those in special education. The first year it is free and after that they do charge for the service, I believe.
Another piece from connextions - a website and shared question bank that includes all questions that are open licensed and let you mix and remix around your topic. This is all for creating assessment tools that you can use to make tests, homework, or embed in your online learning. Another great place to share with your teachers (and save money.)
This is a lesson plan for younger students (grades 1-4) for discussing World War 2. There are lesson plans here. One is "how has life in britain changed since 1948" which could be used for any age in the US because often our documents focus on a US centric view. The other is "what was it like for children in world War 2" which is a fascinating way to approach this with any children.
With the titanic lesson plans and activities many of you are doing (I've shared these recently) here is a lesson plan to introduce grades 4 and 5 to World War 2 including a Powerpoint that you can use.