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Ridgewood
Local School District

301 South Oak Street
West Lafayette, OH 43845
Telephone: 740-545-6354
Fax: 740-545-6336
High School
602 Johnson Street
West Lafayette, OH 43845
740-545-6345: Phone
740-545-5311: Fax

Teacher Resources


Awesome Library
Organizes web sites under subject headings with 15,000 reviewed resources, including the top 5 percent in education.

ChannelOneTeacher.com: Everything You Need to Teach the News
Channel One's teacher web site with Lesson Plans, Today's Script, Today's Stories, the Channel One Connection Calendar, web links, and more. 

CLN: Community Learning Network
A Canadian web site designed to help K-12 teachers integrate technology into the classroom. It includes over 5,800 links to educational sites searchable by theme or subject areas.

Education World: The Educator's Best Friend
Safe search of 500,000 web resources. It includes lesson plans, projects, and more.    

ERIC--Educational Resources Information Center
A federally-funded national information system that provides, through its 16 subject-specific clearinghouses, associated adjunct clearinghouses, and support components, a variety of services and products on a broad range of education-related issues.  

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Promotes the study and love of American History. Teacher Resources include lesson plans, quizzes, activities abd recommended documents.    

The Iris Center
Visit the IRIS Center for Training Enhancements for free online interactive resources that translate research about the education of students with disabilities into practice. Our materials cover a wide variety of evidence-based topics, including behavior, RTI, learning strategies, and progress monitoring.

Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center
Includes their calendar and information on their services.

NEA
National Education Association.

OEA
Ohio Education Association.
 
Ohio Department of Education
Ohio Department of Education home page. 

Ohio Department of Education--Education Links
Links that below provide access to additional education-related information on the Internet.

Ohio Department of Education--Educator Jobs in Ohio
Assistance for educators in finding positions for which they are qualified.
 
Ohio Department of Education--Testing and Assessments
Information about legally mandated testing of Ohio students including diagnostic tests, achievement tests, Ohio Graduation Tests and proficiency tests.
 
ProTeacher
A searchable web site for K-6 teachers with links, a Teaching Ideas Archive, information by subject and grade level, and more.

Refdesk.com
An Internet reference resource claiming to be the single best source for facts on the Net.

Rubistar
RubiStar is a free tool to help teachers create quality rubrics.

SAS Curriculum Pathways
An online resource for students and teachers, SAS Curriculum Pathways provides standards-based content in all the core disciplines, grades 8-14. It includes InterActivities, Web Inquiries, Web Resources, Lessons and more.

SIRS Web Resource Center--Librarians
An evolving collection of educational Internet resources for students, teachers, and librarians. Lesson plans, online reference tools, and library resources can be found in this free, interactive resource guide.

SIRS Web Resource Center--Teachers
An evolving collection of educational Internet resources for students, teachers, and librarians. Lesson plans, online reference tools, and library resources can be found in this free, interactive resource guide.

Sites for Teachers
Thousands of links to websites and resources for teachers. Find links to lesson plans by subject, offers for freebies, and even a site with hundreds of essays and term papers to help you determine if your students are cheating from the Internet. A Web Winner resource from NEA Today.

State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio
The STRS Ohio Web site. A public pension system providing services and benefits to more than 400,000 active, inactive, and retired Ohio educators.    

Teacher Hub
Online Curriculum Resources for K-12 Teachers that includes Spelling Lessons, Teacher Resources, Learning Centers, Lesson Plans, Quizzes, and more.

The University of Akron Springboard
The Springboard learning environment provides students and instructors with the opportunity to extend learning experiences beyond the traditional classroom.