Faculty Resource Center


iTunes U Resource for Curricululm and Instruction


Google Drive Cheat Sheet for Teachers



Reconnecting to Network Drives on OS X


Classroom Diagnostic Tool (CDT)


PA eDIRECT Website

CDT Cycle



Educator Effectiveness

Ferndale Area PA-ETEP Portal

Video: What Teachers Need to Know about PA-ETEP

Training Documents


Domain/Component Rubric & Descriptors

Evidence vs. Opinion Worksheet #1

Evidence vs. Opinion Worksheet #2



Student Learning Objectives (SLO) and Differentiated Instruction

Resources and Examples

          Student Learning Objectives for Teachers

          Designing SLOs

          PDE SLO Template

          PowerPoint- SLO Build with online tools

          SLO Users Guide



Pennsylvania System of School Assessment Performance Level Descriptors and Cut Scores


Mathematics Resources

Algebra 1 Skills List

Algebra 1 Formula Sheet

Online Calculator Manual



Reading Resources

Reading General Scoring Guidelines

Target Passage Types for the Reading PSSA


English Language Arts

Grade 6-8 Argumentative Scoring

Grade 6-8 Informative-Explanatory Scoring

Grade 6-8 Narrative Scoring

Grade 7 Reading Skills List

Grade 7 Writing Skills List


Science Resources

Science General Scoring Guidelines

Science Assessment Glossary

Biology Skills List


Writing Resources

PSSA Writing Scoring Guidelines

PSSA Grades 6-8 Narrative Scoring Guidelines

PSSA Grades 6-8 Argumentative Scoring Guidelines

PSSA Grades 6-8 Informative-Explanatory Scoring Guidelines


PDE Archived Resource Materials prior to current year