Helpful Websites for Teachers Pre-K-5

 

County Provided Websites

 

www.mightybook.com

 

 

User- greene    password- books     Animated children's stories, books, songs, games, music and activities.  Excellent.

www.unitedstreaming.com

 

 

User- teacher last name first initial   password - school name (Check with tech person at your school first)   Endless source of videos for many subjects and age groups.

 

Math

 

www.aplusmath.com

 

 

Homework help, games, worksheets, flashcards

www.worksheetfactory.com

 

 

You can download a free copy of the lite version of Math Factory Worksheets software, allowing you to make worksheets for addition, multiplication, subtraction, and division.

http://www.rayslearning.com/numview.htm

 

Kids tables and times provides a challenging and entertaining way provides a way for kids to learn counting, addition, subtraction, times tables, division and much more.  There is a speaking clock to teach your students to tell time.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks1bitesize/numeracy

 

An interactive website dealing with addition, subtraction, time, money, multiplication, division and measurement to name a few.

www.mathplayground.com

 

 

Hundreds of fun interactive math activities for students

www.homeschoolmath.net

 

 

Free basic operations / decimals / fractions worksheets, home school curriculum guide, elementary math e-books, teaching tips, online math resource list emphasizing interactive content and games.

 

Reading

 

www.shelsilverstein.com

 

 

Poems from his books with illustrations and read aloud.

www.bookadventure.com

 

 

Book Adventure is a FREE reading motivation program for children. Children create their own book lists from over 7,000 recommended titles, take multiple choice quizzes on the books they've read, and earn points and prizes for their literary successes.

www.mrsperkins.com/dolch.htm

 

 

Excellent Dolch word review with PowerPoint, flashcards and many other features.

www.readplease.com

 

 

Developer of award-winning text-to-speech software for Windows® based operating systems. Reads any text you see on your screen - all purpose text-to-speech software.

www.aaronshep.com/rt/RTE.html

 

 

A great site to use for readers theatre. 

 www.funbrain.com

 

 

Many games that assist skill development.  It is the # 1 education website for teachers and students.  Also includes grammar, science, spelling and history.

http://resources.kaboose.com/games/read2.html

 

This reading website is appropriate for ages 6 and up.  In addition to the reading content, there is also lessons and games for other subjects as well.  (It has a sister website that is for ages 3 -6.)

www.marks-english-school.com/games.html

 

FREE grammar games, vocabulary builders, phonics programs and more. Games to add to your lesson plans; games for Christmas and other holidays as well

www.uottawa.ca/academic/arts/writcent/hypergrammar/verbs.html

 

A great website for learning and practicing grammar rules and parts of speech.

www.readinglady.com

 

 

A great website to use as a reference for reading questions.

 

Science/Social Studies

 

www.eduplace.com/geonet/

 

 

Geography

 

http://earth.google.com/

 

 

Google Earth combines the power of Google Search with satellite imagery, maps, terrain and 3D buildings to put the world's geographic information at your fingertips.

http://www.yourchildlearns.com/puzzle_us.htm

 

Learn the states of the United States and their capitals with this fun and educational puzzle game.

http://amazing-space.stsci.edu/

 

 

Amazing Space uses the Hubble Space Telescope's discoveries to inspire and educate about the wonders of our universe.

www.historychannel.com/thisday/  

 

 

This site allows users to type in a date, and then it will give information about all of the important events that have happened in history on this particular day.

www.seattletimes.com/mlk/

 

 

A website commemorating the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Includes timeline, photos, etc.

www.quia.com/pages/hostettersciencecs.html

 

Great resource for all science standards.

www.smithsonianeducation.org/students/index.html

 

A website filled with science and social studies information.

www.csun.edu/~hcedu013/onlineactivities.html

 

Multiple interactive websites for use in the social studies curriculum.

www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/hall/

 

National Geographic site with virtual field trips, lesson plans, and maps.

www.maps.com/FunFacts.aspx?nav=FF#-

 

map games

www.hhmi.org/coolscience 

 

 

Cool science is a fun site that helps students appreciates science.  Includes observation skills, plants, animal classifications and metamorphosis.

http://kids.clerk.house.gov/

 

 

An interactive center created to help kids learn about the United States House of Representatives and its role in lawmaking.

Special Education

 

http://ldonline.org

 

 

This is a great website for finding information on learning disabilities and ADHD.  They have links for educators, parents, and kids.  The educator's link provides instructional strategies, articles, teacher resources, and recommended links to other websites.  They also have a section on teacher issues which includes the following topics: accommodations, inclusion, special education requirements, behavior/social skills, and working with parents.

http://web.utk.edu/~edex/default.html 

 

This website offers a lot of information for all educators of children with disabilities. They offer presentations, printable materials, and links to many websites. Their resources are on many topics: transforming schools/inclusion, differentiated instruction, work based learning, transition, collaboration, motivating students, literacy, special education management, severe disabilities/autism, school-wide positive behavior support, IEP, self management, etc.

http://www.seriweb.com

 

 

Special Education Resources on the Internet (SERI) is a collection of Internet accessible information resources of interest to those involved in the fields related to Special Education. Examples of links: inclusion resources, behavior disorders, attention deficit disorder, autism, legal and law resources, mental retardation, special needs and technology, books related to special education topics, disability products and commercial sites, parent and educator resources, transition, gifted and talented, etc.

http://interventioncentral.com

 

 

Intervention Central offers free tools and resources to help school staff and parents to promote positive classroom behaviors and foster effective learning for all children and youth. The site was created by Jim Wright, a school psychologist and school administrator from Central New York.  This site offers online tools for educators. Tools include: behavior report generator, reinforcer survey generator, reading probe generator, math worksheet generator, etc. The site also includes many great intervention ideas: RTI interventions, classroom management ideas, and behavioral interventions, general academic strategies, reading fluency, reading comprehension, math, motivation, study and organization.

http://iris.peabody.vanderbilt.edu

 

 

This website contains a lot of information for educators. The information is presented in a variety of ways: materials, modules, case studies, activities, and info briefs. The resource topics include: accommodations, differentiated instruction, RTI, assessment, behavior, collaboration, content instruction, disability, diversity, math, learning strategies, school improvement, transition, reading, literacy, and language arts. They also offer grade specific links from Pre-k to high school. It also offers links for school leaders, teachers, and related service providers.

Teaching Tools

 

www.apples4theteacher.com

 

 

Interactive learning games, quizzes and worksheet generator.

www.calendarsthatwork.com

 

Download or get fresh monthly calendars emailed to you; many styles available.

www.templatesbox.com/free-newsletter-templates/index.htm

 

Good and fast templates for newsletters.

www.spreadsheets.about.com

 

 

How to, basic operations to make a spreadsheet.

www.teachers.net/sampler

 

 

To create web pages.

www.learningpage.com

 

 

Learning Page provides a huge collection of professionally produced instructional materials you can download and print. Lesson plans, books, worksheets, and much more can be found here.

www.makingfriends.com

 

 

This site, which is suitable for all grades, contains hundreds of craft ideas.  Great for art teachers and regular classroom teachers.

www.superkids.com  

 

 

This website offers reviews on almost every type of educational software.  A great site for teachers to check out when they are going to purchase educational software for their classroom.

http://teacher.scholastic.com/index.htm

 

 

This site is useful for many teachers for all grade levels.  It has online activities, ideas for new lesson plans, teaching strategies, tools, and more.

http://www.teachers.net/

 

 

There is a wide range of things to explore, chat boards, teaching articles, web tools, there are even listings of jobs and classifieds if looking for another teaching job.

http://www.theteacherscorner.net/index.htm

 

Here you can find lesson plans, in any subject, ideas for seasonal activities, ideas to make your classroom run smoother and thematic units.

http://www.kconnect.com/

 

 

Kindergarten tips for art projects, bulletin boards, problem solving techniques, lesson plans.

http://www.kinderkorner.com/

 

 

This site offers ideas for ways to set up your room, when workshops are, literacy center ideas, and thematic units, free fonts, good morning songs, calendars and more.

http://www.schoolexpress.com/

 

 

This site has free worksheets, activity pages, activities, thematic units, an online store.

http://tlsbooks.com/preschoolworksheets.htm

 

Has free worksheets from pre-K to math to English to spelling.  Kindergarten can practice from cutting, to count and trace.

http://www.manatee.k12.fl.us/sites/elementary/samoset/resources/rcompindex.htm

 

This has online examples, practice tutorials, and printable materials for rhyming, counting, sounds.

http://www.theschoolbell.com/

 

 

Site for teacher to get ideas for themes, and many internet links for subject ideas, and more!

http://www.teacherview.com/

 

 

A site for teachers for lesson plans, teaching tips, theme units, activity pages, a toolbox, and extras.

http://school.discoveryeducation.com/teachingtools/teachingtools.html

 

This site offers a variety of powerful tools that can help you in your classroom.

http://www.myteachertools.com

 

This comprehensive directory of Teaching Tools is a product of years of research by Rona Martin, classroom teacher and community volunteer.  It has theme units, rubrics, certificates, calendars and worksheets.

www.gamequarium.org

 

A portal to more than 2000 interactive learning activities and games.

www.mrnussbaum.com

 

Unbelievable website filled with countless activities in all subject areas.

www.mes-english.com

 

Free tools for teachers to use.  Flashcards, Printable Games, Bingo, Clip Art, Phonics Helps, Holiday Ideas.

www.teacherview.com

 

Free lesson plans, theme units, worksheets, shape books, discussion forums.

www.toolsforeducators.com

 

Tools for Educators - FREE, 100% customizable worksheets with images; bingo, dominoes, tracing worksheets, game board makers, word searches, multiple choice worksheet generators, spelling test wizard, certificates, awards, crosswords, and math worksheets.

www.timesaversforteachers.com

 

World's largest collection of printable, often-used classroom FORMS, REPORT CARD COMMENTS, writing prompts, worksheets, award certificates, passes, MATH forms, lots of FREE stuff, immediate DOWNLOAD!

www.what2learn.com

 

Hundreds of free learningames containing thousands of questions. Student attainment automatically calculated and recorded.

http://freeology.com

  FREE PRINTABLES!!! Everything is FREE and ready to print!!! A Huge resource of FREE graphic organizers, worksheets, awards and certificates, forms for teachers and journal topics.