Clinton School District NEE Resources 
Below is a selection of resources for the NEE indicators the Clinton School District is focusing on for the current school year.
Indicator 1.2:  Cognitively engaging students in subject matter – deep thinking

      Using the Power of the Pair to Enhance Active Learning


        Inquiry-Based Learning

        4 Simple Ways to Increase Engagement in the Classroom

        5 Useful Places to Find Online Lesson Plans


Indicator 4.1:  Instructional strategies leading to student problem solving and critical thinking

      Prompts That Get Students to Analyze, Reflect, Relate, and Question

       Ten Takeaway Tips for Teaching Critical Thinking

       4 Ways to Ensure Students Learn While Creating

       Bloom's Taxonomy Apps - A Great Resource Section for Teachers

       Q & A Collections:  Instructional Strategies

       Critical Thinking on the Web

       4 Ways to Start Using Active Learning in the Classroom

       How the Best Web Tools Fit into Bloom's Digital Taxonomy

       20 Reflective Questions to Help Students Respond to Common Core Texts

       Resources and Downloads for Teaching Critical Thinking

       249 Bloom's Taxonomy Verbs for Critical Thinking

       Useful Web Tools to Integrate Digital Blooms Taxonomy into Your Teaching

       Interesting Graphic Featuring 30+ iPad Apps for Bloom's Taxonomy

       How to Use Pinterest with Bloom's Taxonomy

       25 Critical Thinking Strategies for the Modern Learner

       4 Different Visual Guides to Bloom's Taxonomy

       35 Digital Tools That Work with Bloom's Taxonomy

       Integrate iPads into Bloom's Taxonomy with this 'Padagogy Wheel'

     Teaching Students to Dig Deeper

      10 Practical Ideas for Better Project-Based Learning in Your Classroom

       25 Top Concept-Mapping Tools for Visual Learning

       What is Project Based Learning (PBL)?

       10 of the Best Free Curriculum Resources for Teachers

       4 Teaching Tips for More Effective Direct Instruction 

       How to Create a Rubric that Does What You Want It To

       Best Resources for Helping Teachers use Bloom's Taxonomy

       The Differentiator

     Using Bloom's Revised Cognitive Domain to Improve Instructional Practice

       Research Based Instructional Strategies

       Inquiry Charts

       I-Search Papers

       Socratic Seminars

       Power My Learning

       Digital Tools That Work With Bloom's Taxonomy 


Indicator 5.2:  Managing time, space, transitions, and activities

        14 Teacher-Recommended Classroom Management Apps

        The Best Questions to Use for Class Closing Activities--What Are Yours?

         Bell Ringer Exercises


Indicator 7.4:  Effect of instruction on individual/class learning – formative assessment

        22 Easy Formative Assessment Techniques for Student Learning

        Hit the Mark with Digital Media Exit Cards

        How to Use Formative Assessment With (and Without) Technology

        Why Formative Assessments Matter?

        Rethinking Whole Class Discussion

        Create Multimedia Presentations and Quizzes in Edmodo

        What is Formative Assessment?

        10 Tools for Creating Class Puzzles and Quizzes

        5 Great New Web Tools For Creating

        EQuizShow: An application which allows teachers to create a quiz show 

        Making Formative Assessment Transparent

        Formative Assessments Are Easier Than You Think!

       26 Teacher Tools to Create Online Assessments

       12 Strategies for Critical Assessment

       The Best Resources for Learning About Formative Assessment

       How to Create a Test That Grades Itself Using Google Forms

       Designing Assessment Using the Power of Google Forms

       7 Online Quiz Tools Perfect for Classrooms

       Integrating Assessment with Instruction

       12 Digital Tools to Implement Exit Slips

       10 Assessments You Can Perform In 90 Seconds