Resources for Teachers
Check out some these great resources to use in the classroom or to share with parents. Click on the icon to go directly to the website!
This website from “across the pond” is a perfect resource if you are looking for a categorized list of books for students. This website is called The Word Pool. Use the list of books to find resources, browse the author profiles link to learn more about an author, you can even follow the link to their website. Click on the teacher resources link to print worksheets and other items that go with lessons.
This whiteboard friendly website is perfect for pulling up interactive math games to compliment lessons. Print off resources that accompany math content and search for lesson ideas. Videos and interactive math lessons are also available.
Science resources and websites can be hard to come by, but this site doesn’t disappoint! Research experiments and print out directions and a materials list. Use the facts, quizzes, videos and lessons pages to help create your own lessons for your students. This website is also a resource that can be used if you are using centers in your class.
Exploratorium is the ultimate educator resource. Browse this museum of art, science and human perception. Some of the many resources are: hands on activities, online exhibits, articles, videos, resources and so much more! Students can walk through exhibits that focus on science, space, health, culture and so much more!!!
National Geographic is more than just videos of nature and open lands. Teachers can access videos, geography resources, activities, news, games and more!
Virtual field trips, videos, resources, lessons and more! This website provides unlimited resources for teachers of all grades.
Keep your students up to date on current events, quiz them on the week’s recent headlines and news, watch videos and podcasts, browse links for educational websites, magazines, books and resources based on content.
Weekly Reader is a popular weekly magazine that is purchased by districts to pass out to students and keep them up to date on current events, topics and stories. If your school is a member, click log in to gain full access to the website. However, if you don’t have Weekly Reader, you can still access topics, current event articles and various resources.
If you are looking for a creative way to have students write, edit and create; then look no further! Zooburst ,akes it possible to add a new dimension to storytelling, reports, and presentations using a digital 3-D tool. In this safe and protected space, students create and customize pop-up stories; add their own voice to characters, upload artwork or items from a built-in database of over 10,000 free images and materials. This website does have charges, but to register a teacher account is completely free!!!
Whether you are looking for a way to spice up history’s timelines or use timelines to set the stage for a book’s setting; Dipity offers a free and interactive way to create timelines! Dipity’s mission is to organize the internet’s data by date and time. Users can create their timelines and link video, images, audio, social media, and more. Creating timelines has never been more engaging or fun. So throw away the large white paper and poster board; Dipity has just made timelines paperless!