Digital Resource Index

A searchable list of all Digital DE resources in one place.

Resource Description Primary Category Secondary Category
Zearn High Quality Math Instructional Materials for Hybrid LearningUse the Get Started Option to sign up for free access to individual teachers. Instructional Materials Access to HQIMs
CKLA The Core Knowledge Foundation provides open access to content-rich curriculum materials for preschool through grade 8, including the Core Knowledge Curriculum Series, with many materials now available and many more in development. Instructional Materials Access to HQIMs
BookWorms Built upon abundant literacy research, and designed to make excellent instruction and differentiation easier.Choose a grade level and then register for teacher access. Instructional Materials Access to HQIMs
IM Math is a grade 6-8 problem-based core curriculum designed to address content and practice standards to foster learning for every student.Students learn by doing math and building conceptual understanding. Instructional Materials Access to HQIMs
Great Minds high quality instructional materials options in ELA, mathematics and science. To learn more, choose the content area of interest and explore the options available. Instructional Materials Access to HQIMs
LearnZillion access high quality instructional materials options, professional learning, and supports.Click learn more and then access the free content available to teachers. Instructional Materials Access to HQIMs
OpenSciEd open source middle school science units available for use by educators. Choose grade level and access content. Instructional Materials Access to HQIMs
Phenomenal Science complete set of K-5 science units aligned to the NGSS and available to educators. Use links on the webpage to access units and support resources. Instructional Materials Access to HQIMs
EdReports EdReports.org is an independent nonprofit designed to improve education by providing reviews of K-12 instructional materials Instructional Materials Selecting HQIM Resources
LA Believes LA Department of Education Website with teacher resources and reviews of instructional and ancillary resources Instructional Materials Selecting HQIM Resources
Checklist: Transitioning to Standards-Aligned Instruction Helps curriculum developers ensure that curriculum, instruction, and assessments are aligned to Delaware Standards. Instructional Materials Selecting HQIM Resources
The TriState/EQuIP Quality Rubric and PPT Explains the elements of the TriState Quality Rubric and the review process to evaluate the quality of lessons and units for ELA/Literacy. Instructional Materials Selecting HQIM Resources
Achieve the Core: Instructional Materials Evaluation Tool A tool for evaluating a comprehensive textbook or textbook series for alignment to the Shifts and major features of the ELA/Literacy standards. For use with ELA/literacy materials for grades K-2 or 3-12. Instructional Materials Selecting HQIM Resources
IES Evaluation Rubric This rubric is a tool for evaluating reading/language arts instructional materials for grades K–5. Based on rigorous research, the rubric can be used by state-, district-, and school level practitioners and by university faculty who review instructional materials. Instructional Materials Selecting HQIM Resources
Collaborative for Student Success A review of instructional materials and their progress in adapting to hybrid and remote environments Instructional Materials Selecting HQIM Resources
eLearning The Department of Education offers self-paced, standards aligned eLearning courses that provide anytime, anywhere access for our educators. These learning opportunities are designed to build teacher capacity in instructional best practices across content and speciality areas. Professional Learning
Planning for Virtual Teaching Educators are invited to attend a five-day seminar with presenters from Research for Better Teaching (RBT) to address the following topics: social-emotional development of classroom climate, planning decisions for well-structured lessons, formative assessment, criteria for success, and effective feedback. Sessions will be held Jan. 12, 13, 19, 21, and 26. Sessions can also be designed to meet the needs of your school, curriculum, grade level, content area, or other specific need as requested. Professional Learning
TN resources TBD Professional Learning
Content Specific coming soon Professional Learning
Zoom Support site Remote Learning Resources
Webex Support site Remote Learning Resources
GoToMeeting Support site Remote Learning Resources
Google Meet Support site Remote Learning Resources
Microsoft Support site Remote Learning Resources
Apple Support site Remote Learning Resources
Google Support site Remote Learning Resources
Schoology Support site Remote Learning Resources
SMART Technologies Support site Remote Learning Resources
Ditch That Textbook Educator’s resource for digital learning, remote learning, and eLearning Remote Learning Resources
Caitlin Tucker Getting Started with Blended and Online Learning Course designed to help teachers transition to blended and online learning Remote Learning Resources
Content Filtering Coming soon Remote Learning Resources
Strategic Use of Assessments Assessment
Smarter Assessment
SAT Assessment
PSAT Assessment
MTSS Supporting the Whole Child
SEL Supporting the Whole Child
Trauma Informed Supporting the Whole Child
CRTP Supporting the Whole Child
EL Supporting the Whole Child
School Counseling Supporting the Whole Child
Teq Coming soon Family Resources
Phil’s information TBD Family Resources
Family Learning Resources Content specific and general resources for families to use with students at home. Family Resources
Parent Information Center of DE PIC’s work reflects a commitment to advancing effective parent engagement in education. Annually, PIC serves thousands of parents and professionals statewide to meet their mission and improve outcomes for children. Family Resources
Reading Tips for Parents (Multiple Languages and SWD) One-page parent tips offer easy ways for parents to help kids (PreK-3) become successful readers. Although tips are divided by age, many of them can be used with children at various ages and stages – Reading tips in English, Reading tips in Spanish, Reading tips in Haitian-Creole, Reading tips in other languages, Reading tips for children with disabilities Family Resources
Audible (PK-12) is enabling kids to instantly stream a collection of stories, including titles across six languages, for free on their desktops, laptops, phones or tablets. This access will be available as long as schools are closed. Instructional Resources Accessing ELA Texts in a remote/hybrid environment
CommonLit (3-12) is a reading resource program that includes 1500 authentic complex texts, with comprehension questions, discussion questions, and assessment style questions. It includes a large collection of Spanish texts and texts can be translated into 25 different languages and include a read aloud option. Instructional Resources Accessing ELA Texts in a remote/hybrid environment
Kate Messner: Read, Wonder, Learn! (PK-12) is a collection of resources that includes everything from first-chapter and picture book read-alouds to complementary drawing and writing mini-lessons. Instructional Resources Accessing ELA Texts in a remote/hybrid environment
KidLitTV (PK-5) is a comprehensive website dedicated to children’s literature that includes “Read Out Loud,” a video storytime feature with authors reading aloud their own books. Instructional Resources Accessing ELA Texts in a remote/hybrid environment
Overdrive (K-12) enables kids, their families and caregivers to borrow and read free ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines from their local library using a phone or tablet. Depending on the device and operating system being used, Libby is a helpful app that provides access to the same content with a different navigation experience. Instructional Resources Accessing ELA Texts in a remote/hybrid environment
Scholastic Learn at Home (PK-8) includes learning experiences, grouped by grade band, built around a children’s book–full text accessible via the website–and including videos and complementary activities (available in both English and Spanish). Instructional Resources Accessing ELA Texts in a remote/hybrid environment
Story Online (K-5) is an award-winning children’s literacy website which streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books aloud alongside illustrations. The website also includes activity guides for parents and caregivers to complete lessons with students at home. Instructional Resources Accessing ELA Texts in a remote/hybrid environment
Teaching Tolerance Text Library (K-12) is a supplemental library of over 500 short nonfiction texts, images, interviews, literary texts, and more that represent a diverse mix of stories and perspectives. Students, families and caregivers can create accounts for free to access the content. Instructional Resources Accessing ELA Texts in a remote/hybrid environment
UDLib-Search Home Access The UDLib/SEARCH program provides access to online magazines, newspapers, and encyclopedias via the Internet to all Delaware K-12 public and charter schools. All of the UDLib/SEARCH databases are also currently available at home to students, teachers, administrators, and parents of Delaware public K-12 students through a username and password that can be obtained from the librarian at each school. Instructional Resources Digital Tools
PebbleGo Resource content hub including informational articles and activities specifically designed for K-3 students. Instructional Resources Digital Tools
Desmos (upper ES – HS) The Desmos mission is to help every student learn math and love learning math. Desmos provides free online calculators (including graphing) and mathematics activities. Click here for the Desmos resources and guidance in response to current distance learning needs. Instructional Resources Digital Tools
Khan Academy Khan Academy offers instructional videos to help students learn or review curricular material. The exercises they offer allow students to practice and master skills in math, grammar, science, history, AP courses, and SAT preparation. teaching strategiesKhan academy is also available in Chinese and Spanish as potential resources for Chinese and Spanish dual language immersion programs.

Khan Academy in Chinese (Simplified)

Khan Academy in Spanish

Instructional Resources Digital Tools
BrainPOP Short animated movies for students in grades K-12 (ages 6 to 17), together with quizzes and related materials, covering the subjects of science, social studies, English, math, engineering and technology, health, and arts and music.BrainPOP is also available in Chinese and Spanish as potential resources for Chinese and Spanish dual language immersion programs.

BrainPOP Chinese

BrainPOP Español

Instructional Resources Digital Tools
Tynker Educational programming platform aimed at teaching children how to make games and programs. Instead of typing the source code, you visually drag blocks of code and snap them together. Instructional Resources Digital Tools
Peardeck Peardeck for Google Slides is the #1 Slides Add-on, making it effortless for educators to add interactive questions and formative assessments. Instructional Resources Digital Tools
Discovery Education The Discovery Education Experience provides K-12 learning resources including award-winning digital content, curriculum resources, and on-demand teaching strategies. Instructional Resources Digital Tools
Boardmaker Boardmaker is a collection of standardized picture symbols used for communication with students who are strong visual learners. Instructional Resources Digital Tools
FlipGrid Flipgrid is a website that allows teachers to create “grids” to facilitate video discussions. Each grid is like a message board where teachers can pose questions, called “topics,” and their students can post video responses that appear in a tiled grid display. Instructional Resources Digital Tools
Kahoot Learning games, “Kahoots”, are multiple-choice quizzes that allow user generation and can be accessed via a web browser 0r the Kahoot app. Instructional Resources Digital Tools
WeVideo Web-based video editing platform which works in any browser. Instructional Resources Digital Tools
Book Creator A simple way to make digital books online – Create. Read. Publish. Instructional Resources Digital Tools
MineCraft Sandbox video game. Instructional Resources Digital Tools
TechSmith Snagit is a screen capture and editing tool. Instructional Resources Digital Tools
Digital Library A collection of nearly 3,000 resources of instructional and professional learning resources by educators for educators to improve learning and teaching – mostly ELA/L and Mathematics Resources. The library is collaborative and interactive, allowing users to rate materials and share their expertise with other educators in online forums Instructional Resources Digital Tools
Math Learning Center Free Digital Math Apps This is a collection of digital math models/manipulatives (fractions, geoboard, money, pattern shapes, etc) useful for grade level math. Each model is accompanied by teacher support videos. Additional teacher resources and publications are also provided on the site. Instructional Resources Digital Tools
Streamable Learning Interactive, educational livestreams that equitably connect students, schools and districts to subject matter experts and organizations from around the world. Instructional Resources Digital Tools
Classroom Ready Plan Communicates to districts and charter schools a clear, cohesive vision and approach for accelerating student learning in the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year. Includes resources and tools. Instructional Resources Instructional Planning
Instruction Partners Resource Hub Includes concrete actions, recommendations and resources for educators to use as they prepare to move into a remote learning environment. Instructional Resources Instructional Planning
Instruction Partners Guidelines for Effective Distance Learning Practices Actionable strategies for maintaining high content and pedagogy expectations, as well as ensuring all students have access to high-quality instruction. Instructional Resources Instructional Planning
Student Achievement Partners Priority Instructional Content Names instructional content priorities in mathematics (K-8, high school) and ELA/literacy (K-12) for the 2020-21 academic year. Provides guidance for the field about the content priorities by leveraging the structure and emphases of college- and career-ready mathematics and ELA/literacy standards. Instructional Resources Instructional Planning
Delaware Professional Learning Partner Guide Identifies partner organizations who have the expertise and ability to provide the professional learning (PL) and coaching needed to help Delaware educators provide curriculum-aligned instruction in every classroom, every day. Details are included in this presentation. Instructional Resources Instructional Planning
CCSSO Academic Guidance Designed to support states and school systems in addressing the critical set of challenges for teaching and learning in the 2020-2021 school year. Consists of customizable guidance and vetted resources designed to:

  • Support school systems as they thoughtfully plan for a strong launch and school year in a rapidly shifting environment
  • Prioritize equity for all learners
Instructional Resources Instructional Planning
EL Content Specific Resources
VPA Content Specific Resources
World Language Content Specific Resources
Science – Tonyea doc Content Specific Resources
SS Content Specific Resources
Health Content Specific Resources
PE Content Specific Resources
SWD Content Specific Resources
CTE Content Specific Resources
Driver’s Education Content Specific Resources
Videos from DE educators Content Specific Resources