ALFY's Teach, Learn, and Communicate Center

In ALFY's Teach, Learn, and Communicate Center, you will find every Internet Resource you need - all in one spot! Strategies, activities and ideas that integrate technology into your curriculum. Professional growth and development resources to keep you up to date and well informed. Tools to communicate effectively with students, parents and colleagues.

Beginning Teacher’s Toolbox

helping new teachers with the resources they need!

Discipline Help

Do you always feel that you need new classroom management procedures? Check out a great site for behavior modification at Discipline Help. There are lots of resources here for handling a variety of disruptive student behaviors. Hopefully you'll find some constructive ways to deal with problem student behaviors and conflict resolution.

Educational Career Services

Interviewing tips and strategies for K-12 teaching and administrative positions

How to Prepare for a Substitute

Sometimes being absent seems like more trouble than it's worth. Here's how to give a substitute teacher the tools for a successful and productive day in your room.

Ideas for New Teachers and Education Students

From "how to" information on lesson planning and writing behavioral objectives to ideas about classroom management, and descriptions of the advantages and disadvantages of different instructional methods, this section of the ADPRIMA site can be helpful to new teachers and teacher education students. There is useful information here that will give you a different perspective, get you thinking, and maybe help you to be a more effective teacher.

Longwood School Smartboard Lessons

Smartboard Lessons created by Longwood Staff organized by grade level (Note: You need the Smart Notebook software installed on your computer to download and use these lessons)

Mrs. Glosser’s Math Goodies

Tips for new math teachers.

New Teacher Monthly

A monthly newsletter from called New Teacher Monthly. Find all the support you need as a new teacher or if you are changing grade levels. This newsletter delivers lessons, classroom management tips, and super resources. You can subscribe to it at no cost, and you can even search past volumes of the online newsletter.

SMART Notebook Lessons

These SMART Notebooks are designed to support the lessons you are already delivering in your classrooms. They are created for Australian Curriculum but could be modified for Kentucky Curriculum. Links to Primary and Secondary resources.

SMART Notebook Teacher Online Training

The Smart Notebook 10 experts! Let us show you how to be an expert in using Smart Notebook 10 in the classroom.

SMART Technology Lessons

Use Notebook software lesson activities in your classroom, or modify them to meet your needs. See the copyright notice for terms of use.

SMARTBoard Interactive Mini-Movies

A SmartBoard mini-movie is a simple (most involve only a click of the mouse), interactive animation that teachers can download and add to their galleries. From there, the movies can be inserted into their SMART Notebook presentations. Each mini-movie is a dynamic Flash file, similar to the same files that are already included in SMART Notebook's resources.

Teachers Helping Teachers

Great ideas for everything from classroom management to bulletin boards.

Ten Tips for Student Teachers

Pointers for new teachers from a 16-year veteran and frequent mentor to new teachers.

This Day in History

Check out what happened on this day in history! Enjoy browsing this site with students to see what famous events occurred on any given day. The site is sponsored by The History Channel and provides wonderful links to learning.


Technology in Classrooms of Kentucky, instructional lesson plans, activities and resources.

What To Expect Your First Year of Teaching

Publication from the United States Department of Education with wonderful tips and info on being the best new teacher you can be!

“First Day of School ‘Icebreakers’ Help Students and Teachers Warm Up”

Are you looking for the perfect way to get to know your students and help them get to know one another? You'll find it here!