Links Page

Links

Links are by area, not courses. You might find FEMA in Emergency Management and not Fire. Con law is in Legal Services.

Be sure to look across the areas for links that will help your class.

If you have a great link to share, email us at info@lapsenetwork.org

Best of the Net:

CTE Online – The great state of California has an insane amount of resources and lessons. Be sure to search with different key words. You do have to have an account – but they give them to all teachers: Click Here

Texas CTE Lesson Plans – The first link I share with new teachers. Texas has a starting point for almost every course in Law and Public Safety: Click Here

Classroom

Classroom Timer – great way to make class fun or to set times for working: Click Here

Discovery Education – puzzles! Crosswords, word searchs and many other to help with vocab and reviews: Click Here

Rubistar – need a rubric? This website makes them for you. Awesome for projects and labs: Click Here

Wordle – make cool word clouds with vocab. Use for vocab in each unit and print poster size: Click Here

Screencastomatic – easy way to record presentations, shows powerpoint and such. Sort of Zoom but pre-recorded: Click Here

EdPuzzle – make a video into a lesson by inserting your voice, questions and even tracks to make sure kids finish the video: Click Here

NearPod – this allows you to create lessons that any kid can access. Video, instructional content, quizzes and student tracking: Click Here

QR Stuff – Makes QR Codes (those boxes with squares that you scan with your phone and opens websites).  Use them for scavenger hunts, posters in the school and projects: Click Here

Mentimeter – real time quzzes, polls and word clouds. Works on all devices. Great for informal assessment: Click Here

Remind – direct text your groups – up to 10 for free. SkillsUSA group, parents group, class period group – I saw 80% homework completion when I sent “reminds!” Users don’t get your personal cell#: Click Here 

GoFormative – a great way to implement intentional assessment. Click Here

Co-Curricular

SkillsUSA – the organization for your program. It has tie in with curriuclum for soft skills, leadership and competitions: Click Here

LE Explorers – a great organization with a huge liability covereage. It does usually require a host agency: Click Here

Corrections

National Institute of Corrections – the national agency over corrections. Research, news and ressources: Click Here

Georgia Department of Corrections YouTube Channel – dozens and dozens of videos on a varity of topics from careers to “Meth Madness”: Click Here 

Corrections.com Links Page – Corrections.com is a page with great stuff, but their links page is the Holy Grail: Click Here

International Corrections & Prisons Association – A ton of research. I mean “copious” doesn’t begin to descpribe it. Most of the research requires you to join – but maybe your school will pay? Worth looking around: Click Here

Dispatch

911 Operator the Game – word on the street is this game is great. Need console to play but no internet required: Click Here

Drones

FAA Public Safety and Law Enforcement Toolkit – Great starting place to learn about drones: Click Here

Emergency Management

FEMA IS-22 Are You Ready – Good material for disaster prep. Click Here

FEMS Independant Study Courses – These are for you or your kids. These carry real certifications. Click Here

Community Emergency Reponse Team (CERT) – CERT is a great program to fit into our courses. The certificaiton is to help out as a local volunteer, but looks great on resumes and as a basic introduction to emergency management. Click Here

Extreme Event Game – Hosted by the National Academy of Science, this can be an in class disaster management activity or scaled up to a multischool activity. Everything you need – Click Here

Homeland Security Lessons – From Georgia. Created around 2014. Materials for emergency management  included: Click Here

Emergency Services Lessons – From Georgia. Created around 2014. Has fire, first aid and emergency services: Click Here

EMT

60 Seconds to Survival Disaster Triage Game – Amazing game that will teach the students to triage quickly. The first scenario is a School Shooting – so you may want to run by Admin first. Click Here

Fire

E-Fire Academy – Tons of stuff, plus training pages. Helped me in my first year of Fire! Click Here 

International Fire Service Training Association (IFSTA) – Textbook is great. Support materials are solid. Click Here 

Applications of Firefighting Lesson Plans – From Georgia around 2014. Complete lessons: Click Here

Forensics

Forensic Science Teacher Tribe – Facebook page with shared Google Drive. Mostly science teachers, but amazing resources: Click Here

CSI: The Experience – fun site for the students. Has Education links: Click Here

A Simplified Guide to Forensic Science – BJA and the National Forensic Science Tech Center put together an AMAZING site: Click Here

Crime Scene Investigation Guide – FREE guide designed by BJA and NFSTC. Downloadable. Could be used as a textbook.  Great resource for students, too: Click Here

FBI’s The Handbook of Forensic Services – online, pretty cool for the kiddos to look at! Click Here

Reddy’s Forensic Page – the most COMPREHESIVE list I have ever seen of links for foreniscs. I start my kids on this site for all reserach: Click Here

Introduction to Criminal Investigation from Open Textbook Library – Totally FREE! Has crime scene and forensics. Take a look at chapters: Click Here

Brennon Sapp’s ENTIRE COURSE – Brennon has put his entire forensics course online. For Free (my favorite price). It is for science courses, but much can be used in CTE: Click Here 

Law Enforcement 

International LE Educators & Trainers Association (ILEETA) – is committed to the reduction of law enforcement risk through the enhancement of training for criminal justice practitioners. Their links page has some great resourses:  Click Here

Introduction to CJ Text from Open Textbook Library – Totally FREE! Worth using even for a small part: Click Here

Introduction to Criminal Investigation from Open Textbook Library – Totally FREE! Take a look at chapters: Click Here

Criminal Law from Open Textbook Library – Totally FREE! Take a look at chapters: Click Here

Ethics in Law Enforcement from Open Textbook Library – Totally FREE! Useful for some readings. Take a look at chapters: Click Here

Law and Justice – great materials and lessons for Criminal Justice. Requires registration to get everything – but FREE: Click Here

Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers YouTube Channel – Tons of videos. Good for classes, but also staying current in LE: Click Here

Legal Services

Criminal Law Text from Open Textbook Library – FREE textbook. Aimed at intro course in college, but still useful. Click Here

Bill of Rights Instutitute – Free lesson plans and TONS of resources: Click Here

The Constitution Project – Free videos on legal rights and case law. Short in duration – they fit easily into discussions: Click Here

The Annenberg Classroom – Tons of free stuff, games, lessons, and videos on Con Law: Click Here 

The Judicial Learning Center – Focused on courts and the Supreme Court. Excellent lessons and resources – Click Here 

Security

International Foundation for Protection Officers – Career Center and other resources: Click Here