Primary Curriculum Resources

        Web based resources are a useful guide to find materials for deaf/hard of hearing students. The resources are good for finding national standards, organizations, instructional strategies, and lesson plans that can be altered to suit the needs of the deaf/hard of hearing students. Listed below are the web based curriculum resources that our class found most useful.

1. Mathematics Grades 3-6

a. National Organizations
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
www.nctm.org

b. National Standards
The Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education
http://www.enc.org/reform/journals/ENC2280/280dtoc1.htm

c. Web Based Curricular Resources
The Math Forum: Teacherís Place
http://forum.swarthmore.edu/teachers/

d. Instructional Strategies
A Homepage for New Math Teachers
http://www.clarityconnect.com/webpages/terri/terri.html
 
 

2. Health-Sexuality Education Grades 7-9

a. National Organizations
SIECUS
http://www.siecus.org

b. National Standards
School Based Sexuality Educational Program
http://www.siecus.org/progs0002.html

c. Web Based Curricular Resources
American Social Health Association
http://www.ashastd.org/edmats/edmattoc.html

d. Instructional Strategies
The Sex Educational Coalition
http://www.sexedcoalition.org
 
 

3. History Grades 3-5

a. National Organizations
National Council for History Education
http://www.history.org/nche

b. National Standards
National Center for History in the Schools
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/nchs

c. Web Based Curricular Resources
Nebraska Social Science Educational Resources
http://www.nde.state.ne.us/SS/ss.html

d. Instructional Resources
The Society for Developmental Education
http://www.socdeved.com/

4. Science Grades 4-6

a. National Organizations
American Association for the Advancement of Science
http://www.aaas.org./

b. National Standards
The National Science Educational Standards
http://www.nap.edu/readingroom/books/nses/html/index.html

c. Web Based Curricular Resources
Science Activities Manual: K-5 Emphasis by Grade Level and Content Topic
http://ww.utm.edu/departments/ed/cece/samcok5.shtml

Science Activities Manual:6-8 Curricular Emphasis by Grade
Level and Content Topic
http://www.utm.edu/departments/ed/cece/samco68.shtml>

d. Instructional Resources
Science-A Curriculum Guide for the Elementary Level
http://www.sasked.gov.sk.ca/docs/elemsci/elemsci.html

        Teachers of the deaf/ hard of hearing can use these web based resources to provide an effective learning environment for their students. The resources provide the necessary organizations, standards, curricular resources, and instructional strategies needed to instruct the deaf/hard of hearing as close as possible to the general educational classes at the same age group.

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