Smethport Area School District Smethport Area School District
414 S. Mechanic St., Smethport, PA 16749-1522

Smethport Area Jr.-Sr. High School Library

Links for Teachers

These links will help you in preparing your daily lesson plans and for innovative ideas for your classroom!

Digital Curriculum

The Teaching and Learning Center - Enter IU9 as the username and leave the password blank.

Lesson Plans

K-12 Station: Great Links for Education

Blue Web 'n

New York Times Teacher Connections Secondary

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators

PBS TeacherSource


Graphic Organizers

Concept Mapping Homepage

Graphic Organizer Index

Graphic Organizer Generator

K-W-L-H Technigue


Rubrics and Assessments

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators Assessment Rubrics (a comprehensive collection!) Rubrics

Holistic Critical Thinking Scoring Rubric

Midlink Magazine's Rubrics and Assessment Tools

Project-based Learning Scoring Rubric


State Standards and PSSA Tests

PA Dept. of Education

Teacher Tools (lessons, webquests, worksheets)

ABC Teach (free printables)

Certificate Creator

Discovery School Teacher Tools (vocabulary quiz whiz, glossary builder, and much more!)

Make Your Own Wordsearch Puzzle

Question Builder

Scholastic Teacher Center

Calendars Net

Noodle Tools

Timeline Maker


Webquest Workshop

Educational Journals

American School Board Journal

Classroom Connect

Current Issues in Education

Education Week on the Web


Teacher Talk

Teacher Magazine

Technology and Learning

  • Attention Parents

    Parents are encouraged to access PowerSchool for student grades, attendance, and school announcement information.

  • Draft Special Education Plan-28 Day Public Review

  • Seasonal Flu Facts and Prevention

    Please visit the Nurse's Corner for important information regarding flu season.

  • Health and Wellness

    Understanding Tick Bites and Lyme Disease

  • Website Disclaimer

    A website disclaimer was sent home with every student in the school district. This disclaimer is to be sent back to us ONLY if you DO NOT want your child's photo posted on the school's website. Click here to download another copy if needed.

  • Attention Parents ~ Safe2Say Program

    Please view the informative materials pertaining to the Safe2Say Program: Letter, Brochure, and Presentation.

  • SASD Emergency Protocol

  • Substitute Teachers Needed

    If you are interested in becoming a substitute teacher for the Smethport Area School District, please click on the District Office tab at the top of the page and then click on Employment Opportunities for an application. Please call 887-5543 for more information.

  • District Level Comprehensive Plan

    Draft Copy available for Public Review

  • Megan's Law

    The School District is made aware from time to time of individuals on the Megan's Law website that move into the District. Visit the District Offices tab for more information.