This site has selected free information available for students, teachers, and parents. (It has become a subscription site.) Students can learn all about dinos, Surf the Web with LITTLE EXPLORERS which is a picture dictionary with links to over 1000 educational activities, read a map and answer questions about it, and color US state flags and answer questions about them. Fun, educational pages for preschoolers. Why oceans are salty and blue? What causes waves and tides? Do ocean crafts and print out ocean animal pages. Read amazing facts about whales and dolphins. Important inventors and inventions of all time as well as explorers who mapped the world and went into space.
At this website, the University of Illinois Extention Service addresses several strategies for building stronger families.
Tips for teaching manners.
Lots of fun and interactive learning activities for students of all ages. Great for preschool and young students!
A database of lesson plans for educators.
View lessons and activities by selecting a grade range and topic. Areas covered include Art, Health and Fitness, Math, Reading and Language Arts, Science and Technology, Social Studies, Early Childhood, Library Media and Technology Coordinators.
Power point and animations for teachers to use in their classroom. All content areas included.
An environmental education program designed for teachers and other educators, parents, and community leaders working with youth from preschool through grade 12.
The website states its purpose is to "provide educators and students access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction."
Using music to promote learning. Ideas and resources for using music to teach content across the curriculum to students of all ages.
"TeachersFirst is a rich collection of lessons, units, and web resources designed to save teachers time by delivering just what they need in a practical, user-friendly, and ad-free format. We offer our own professional and classroom-ready content along with thousands of reviewed web resources, including practical ideas for classroom use and safe classroom use of Web 2.0. Busy teachers, parents, and students can find resources using our subject/grade level search, keyword search, or extensive menus."
A resource for those working with infants, toddlers, and families.