Teacher Resources: Free Resources to Engage your Students

We provide a wide variety of lesson planning and professional learning resources to help teachers engage their students and improve learning outcomes. Our resources empower teachers to engage their students through active learning and effective feedback.

Templates and Examples

These templates and examples lead you step by step as you create intentional learning experiences focused on active learning and effective feedback. Use our examples for inspiration, then customize the templates to make them your own, ready for your students with your content.

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Active Reading Bookmark

This customizable bookmark helps you support students as they practice active reading and annotation.


Tic-Tac-Toe Template

Give your students choice and differentiate their learning processes with a simple classroom activity that works for any grade and subject.


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Grab and Go Lesson Plans

Get your students engaged with lesson plans that are ready to use in the classroom. Plans can be customized as you see fit, but come packed with active learning strategies, real-world skill development, and engaging out-of-the-box work.

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Prepare to Plan

Motivate students to gain more independence with planning tools, templates, and time management strategies.


Ready, Set, Document!

Equip your students with the skills for great documentation and note-taking, enabling them to work more efficiently.




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How-Tos and Overviews

When you only have a few moments for independent professional learning, these are the guides for you. Learn more about practices that can make a big difference, along with the practical tips and first small steps you need to try new strategies in a busy classroom.

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A preview of Opportunity Education's menu of active learning activities teachers can implement in their classrooms

Active Learning Menu

Gain pages of inspiration for how to incorporate more active learning into your classroom activities.


Download a handy set of PDF cards to help you develop your students' learning skills.

Learning Skills Guides

Use these to help guide your students to practice and develop important Learning Skills

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Grab and Go Professional Learning

Support colleagues in your department who want to incorporate more active learning strategies. These session guides help make the strategy a reality with tangible examples. Try one in your next professional development session or team meeting. 

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A preview of the teacher professional learning resource "Dare to Differentiate" by Opportunity Education

Dare to Differentiate

Discover helpful resources and strategies to implement differentiation in your classroom.


A preview of the teacher professional learning resource "Get on Your Feet" by Opportunity Education

Get on Your Feet

Help your colleagues understand active learning better and incorporate a menu of practices into their lessons.




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