Curriculum Connections

November 2016

Enjoy the November 2016 Educator Resources from the Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment Department!

Congratulations to the October Curriculum Connections winner, Elizabeth Wright from Zanesville City Schools! Elizabeth received MVESC ELA Sentence Strips, a Master Teacher Strategies Flip Chart and a book to add to her professional library.

See below how you can get your name in for this month's special drawing for educator books and tools from our library.


Search over 3,500 of the very best science and math activities on the web. Find handpicked activities from your favorite science museums, public television stations, universities, and other educational organizations. All activities are available to anyone, free of charge.

5 Resources for Parent-Teacher Conferences from Edutopia

Parent Teacher Conferences are right around the corner. Edutopia has organized a variety of web resources for educators and parents.


The 2016 Presidential Election

Help your students engage in the election process! Check out the following resources to spark classroom discussions!

Election Central

PBS Learning Media

Teaching and Learning with the NY Times

Election 2016 Edutopia

C-SPAN Classroom

Five Collaborative Professional Learning Activities

Ron Williamson and Barbara R. Blackburn suggest five collaborative professional learning activities to boost professional learning and student growth.

Thanksgiving Ideas for the Classroom

The National Education Association has published website links to interdisciplinary lesson plans, activities and other curriculum resources to help you celebrate Thanksgiving.


CareerOneStop GetMyFuture

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, the CareerOneStop website provides resources for exploring careers, planning education opportunities and enhancing job employability skills.

Share Your Ideas for a Chance to Win!

Share your thoughts! What resources were of value to you in this Curriculum Connections' issue? Help us to identify specific topics to your needs for future issues.

For only 2-3 minutes of your time and feedback, your name will be put into a monthly drawing with other respondents. MVESC will send an educational resource such as books, standards tools, or other educational materials to a winner from each issue of Curriculum Connections.

Click on survey to give us your thoughts.