CS:Websites For Educators

Sites for Teachers

Printing and Handwriting

http://www.writingwizard.longcountdown.com/handwriting_practice_worksheet_maker.html

This link will take you to a webpage that will generate worksheets for handwriting and printing practice.  You may choose between a one-word or multi-word worksheet in Zaner-Bloser or D’Nealian.

Printing and Handwriting

http://www.handwritingworksheets.com/

This is another link that will generate handwriting and printing practice worksheets for your students.  This page offers basic print, basic cursive, and D’Nealian.

Apple Learning Interchange
http://ali.apple.com/
This is a fantastic site for teacher resources, lesson plan ideas, curriculum specific information, links to other educational web sites, and much more.

ABC Teach
http://www.abcteach.com
This webpage provides educators with over 5000 free printable pages and worksheets.

Smithsonian Education
http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/educators
Search for high quality education resources here.  This web page provides lesson plans, field trips, websites and more.

PuzzleMaker
http://puzzlemaker.com
Use the tools on this webpage to create 12 different types of puzzles for your students.

Learning Page
http://www.learningpage.com
Here you will find a huge collection of profesionally produced instructional material you can download and print.

GEM
http://thegateway.org
The Gateway to Educational Materials is the result of a consortium to provide thousands of education resources to educators.

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence
http://www.ed.gov/free/index.html
More than 30 government agencies worked to develop these free teaching and learning resources for your use.  View by subject or search for a topic.

Mrs. Cannon’s Computer Lab
http://www.computerlab.kids.new.net
Here you will find Mrs. Cannon is sharing knowedge about computers.  This website can be used with students or for lesson planning.

Proquest
http://www.proquestk12.com/educatortools.shtml
This web pages offers access to databases such are SIRS as well as links to other curricular resources.

Medow Lane
http://meadow-lane.lps.org/links.htm
Medow Lane provides links to various resources for K-2 and 3-5.

MarcoPolo (Kennedy Center)
http://www.marcopolo-education.org
MarcoPolo features discipline-specific and standards-based websites and resources geared toward K-12 education.

Science Page
http://sciencepage.org
Do you teach science?  Peruse this webpage to help locate resources for many science-related topics.

SBC Education Knowledge Explorer

http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/wired.html

Lessons, Webquests, and other materials are available on these pages.

Productivity in the Classroom
http://www.microsoft.com/education/default.asp?ID=ClassProductivity
This site provides lesson plan ideas that are centered around a pre-chosen theme.

In and Out of the Classroom
http://www.microsoft.com/education/default.asp?ID=IOCTutorials
Here you will find practice tutorial guides for programs such as Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

More Hand-On Tutorials
http://www.microsoft.com/education/default.asp?ID=TutorialPacks

Lesson Plans
http://www.microsoft.com/education/default.asp?ID=LessonPlans

PBS

http://www.pbs.org/teachersource/

ThinkQuest
http://thinkquest.org
5,500 academic websites created by kids, for kids.

Busy Teachers Website
http://www.ceismc.gatech.edu/busyt/
The Busy Teachers’ Web Site is a carefully annotated clearinghouse of materials for teachers who are new to the Internet. Its goals are: to provide teachers with direct source materials, lesson plans classroom activities with a minimum of site-to-site linking, and; to provide an enjoyable and rewarding experience for the teacher who is learning to use the Internet.

Kathy Schrock’s Guide for Educators
http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/
Kathy Schrock’s Guide for Educators is a categorized list of sites useful for enhancing curriculum and professional growth. It is updated often to include the best sites for teaching and learning.

Crayola Teachers
http://www.crayola.com/educators/index.cfm
Crayola has posted a nice website full of activity and lesson plan ideas, particularly for early elementary student.

Enchanted Learning
http://www.enchantedlearning.com
Enchanted Learning produces children’s educational websites and games.  This fantastic webpage also provides many activites and printable materials for classroom use.

Classroom Connect
http://www.classroom.com/login/home.jhtml?clickOn=
This web site is highly recommended. It covers everything from curriculum resources to grants. Check it out!

Scholastic Teacher
http://teacher.scholastic.com/
Here is another outstanding resource for teacher. This site list links to many things including; lesson plans, on-line activities, and classroom tools.

ERIC
http://ericir.syr.edu/
Need to research a specific topic? Check out the ERIC database for detailed articles and research results.

ED Helper
http://www.edhelper.com/
11,016 Lesson Plans, 1,223 WebQuests, 5,000 Free Worksheet Generators, 1,600 Word and Critical Thinking Problems, Exams and Puzzles for Standardized Tests.

The Lesson Plan Page
http://www.lessonplanspage.com/
Just one thing to say… Lots of lesson plans.

Encyclopedia of Lesson Plans
http://encarta.msn.com/schoolhouse/
Here is a non-traditional encyclopedia that almost every teacher is guaranteed to love. Encarta has created an encyclopedia solely for lesson plans. Enjoy!

Science Standard Lessons

http://www.sciencestandardslessons.org/

United Nations Cyber School Bus
http://www.un.org/Pubs/CyberSchoolBus/

Yahoo
http://dir.yahoo.com/Education/K_12/

Weather Units

http://faldo.atmos.uiuc.edu/WEATHER/

Encarta
http://encarta.msn.com/

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

http://www.nctm.org

National Council of Teachers of English

http://www.ncte.org

National Science Teachers Association

http://www.nsta.org

National Council of Teachers of English

http://www.ncss.org