Teacher Resources
Library Catalogs

Subjects
Art
Language Arts
Library - 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade
Math
Music
Physical Education
Reading - 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade , Class sets
Science - 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade
Social Studies - 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade , 5th grade


General Sites
Academic Content Standards http://www.ode.state.oh.us/GD/Templates/Pages/ODE/ODEDetail.aspx?page=3&TopicRelationID=1696&ContentID=72&Content=56210
Awesome Library – http://www.awesomelibrary.org/Curriculum Ideas http://www.cyberbee.com/intclass.htmlDewey Browse http://www.deweybrowse.org/ Find websites by searching the dewey numbers, just like books in the libraryeduplace - Ohio http://www.eduplace.com/index.jsp?state=oh&audience=_t&submit.x=40&submit.y=12eduscapes - A Site for Life-Long Learners http://eduscapes.com/ Check out 42exploreeThemes http://ethemes.missouri.edu/ Federal Resources for Educational Excellance http://www.free.ed.gov/sitemap.cfmGateway to 21st century skills http://thegateway.org/Graphic Organizers - Sequence http://www.writedesignonline.com/organizers/sequence.htmlHarcourt School Publisher - Welcome to Science www.hspscience.comHarcourt School Publisher - Learning Site http://www.harcourtschool.com/index.html Links for Reading, Social Studies, Science, Health and ArtHomeworkspot http://www.homeworkspot.com/elementary/ipl2: Information You Can Trust http://www.ipl.org/ Resources by SubjectKids Connect http://www.kidskonnect.com/Kids' Wings Integrated Curriculum and Literature Units http://suzyred.com/ Kidsclick http://kidsclick.orgLakewood Public Library -Elementary School Pathfinders http://www.lkwdpl.org/schools/schlpath.htmMr. Nussbaum http://www.mrnussbaum.com/index.htmlNASA Educator http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/index.htmlOhio Treasure Chest of Technology Resources http://www.ohiotreasurechest.org/ Websites aligned w/Ohio StandardsPinterest http://pinterest.com Many teachers use this to find books, printables, lesson ideas (see my Children's Books board)
Science Fair Project Ideas http://www.sciencebuddies.org/Smart Exchange http://exchange.smarttech.com/index.html#tab=0 Find Lesson Plans for Your SMART BoardSocial Studies for Kids http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com Time for Kids http://www.timeforkids.com/TFK/ University of Illinois Extension - http://urbanext.illinois.edu/index.html Check out Just For Kids and School Online, including Great Plant Escape and Walk in the WoodsWeb's Best Homework Helper http://www.kidinfo.com/ Pathfinders on a variety of subjects, by retired teacherWindows to the Universe http://www.windows2universe.org/ by the National Earth Science Teacher Association
Lesson Plans
AASL Learning4Life Lesson Plan Database http://aasl.jesandco.org/
ARTSEDGE http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/ Connect with Art and Music Standards
Big 6 : http://www.big6.com/ Check out Lessons by Subject (or Level)
Dragonfly http://www.units.muohio.edu/dragonfly/
Science lesson plans written by students/teachers through Miami University DiscoverySchool - Lesson Plans K-5
EDSITEment http://edsitement.neh.gov/Educator's Reference Desk: Lesson Plans http://www.eduref.org/Virtual/Lessons/Education World http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/FREE -- Teaching Resources and lesson Plans from the Federal Government http://www.free.ed.gov/index.cfmHotchalk - Connecting Teachers, Students and Parents http://www.hotchalk.com/mydesk/ Learn NC - Lesson Plans http://www.learnnc.org/lessons/Lesson Plan Library http://school.discovery.com/lessonplans/MarcoPolo [[ http://www.marcopolo-education.org/teacher/teacher_index.aspx ]]NEA- Lesson Plans http://www.nea.org/tools/LessonPlans.htmlOhio resource Center for Mathematicss, Science & Reading www.ohiorc.orgOhio's Instructional Management System (IMS) http://ims.ode.state.oh.us/ode/ims/Default.asp?bhcp=1OPLIN: OH! Teach Lesson Plans http://www.oplin.org/page.php?Id=64-38-58-400&msgPBS Teachers - Resources For the Classroom http://www.pbs.org/teachers/ReadWorks - http://readworks.org/ReadWriteThink http://readwritethink.org/ScienceNetLinks http://www.sciencenetlinks.com/Smithsonian education - Welcome http://smithsonianeducation.org/S.O.S. for Information Literacy http://www.informationliteracy.orgSpringfield Township High School – Links for Teachers http://linksforteachers.wikispaces.com/Teacher's Domain http://www.teachersdomain.org/ Teachers Paying Teachers http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/ Free or for a small fee lesson plans Teaching Resources, Ideas, Lesson Plans, and Tools for Teachers for Grades K -12 http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/teach.jspTeaching with Historic Places http://www.nps.gov/nr/twhp/descrip.htmHistory Lesson Plans for grades 5-12 by the National Parks ServiceTeach-nology- Lesson Plans http://www.teach-nology.com/teachers/lesson_plans/Teacher Education - National Georgraphichttp://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/?ar_a=1xpedition - national geographic http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/ (Old website)

Literature Resources

Printables/Worksheets (many require registration and fees)

Abcteach www.abcteach.com
Edhelper.com http://www.edhelper.com/
Elements of a Story http://www.learner.org/interactives/story/index.html
Enchanted Learning http://enchantedlearning.com Much is accessible without paying, but for low cost, print friendly version are availableTeachers Pay Teachers http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/ Many free, some payTeachervision http://www.teachervision.com Requires subscription for many

Mailbox/Teacher’s Helper www.theeducationcenter.com Most require subscription, but some free samples each month

Selecting Good Websites
Quality Information Checklist http://www.avon.k12.ct.us/enrichment/Enrich/quickgr4-0.htm
Web Research Guide http://www.classzone.com/books/research_guide/page_build.cfm?state=none&CFID=27963406&CFTOKEN=526b405-0009a685-196c-16df-8acc-831aaae30000
ALA/KCTools:/Evaluate http://www.ala.org/aaslTemplate.cfm?Section=k12students&Template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=21720
Evaluating Websites for Educational Uses http://its.unc.edu/TeachingAndLearning/publications/resourceguides/SS_DATA_TL_RESRC_WEB-EDU-USE
Kathy Schrock’s Guide for Educators http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/eval.html
Evaluating Web Resources http://kathyschrock.net/abceval/primary/index.htm
Top 10 Mistakes in Web Design http://www.useit.com/alertbox/9605.html
Evaluating website worksheet http://www.avon.k12.ct.us/enrichment/Enrich/gr.%204%20website%20validity%20worksheet.pdf

Technology Tools
Animoto http://animoto.com/ Make your own video with your photographs and music.
Flickr http://www.flickr.com Select photographs and view as a slideshow
Glogster - Education http://edu.glogster.com/ Interactive posters loaded with text, graphics, music, videos, and more
Littrips http://www.googlelittrips.org/ Take a trip to the settings in the book you are reading.
LiveBinders http://livebinders.com/welcome Great place to organize websites in a visual format
Skpe in the Classroom http://education.skype.com/
Slideshare http://www.slideshare.net/
Vimeo http://vimeo.com Load and watch videos.
Wikis www.wikispaces.com Collaborative website where all members can add information or links and participate in discussions
ZooBurst
http://www.zooburst.com/index.php

Video Resources


Webquest /Web Scavenger HuntsBest WebQuests http://www.bestwebquests.com/Guilford County Webquests http://its.guilford.k12.nc.us/webquests/index.htmHome | JOG THE WEB http://www.jogtheweb.com/K3 Webquests http://eduscapes.com/sessions/travel/k3webquests.htmLearning About WebQuest http://midgefrazel.net/lrnwebq.htmlLittleClickers http://www.littleclickers.com/?AX243 Safe, fun Internet exploration for children (Age 3-12)Scavenger Hunts/Webquest http://www.nisk.k12.ny.us/birchwood/links/scavengerhuntscontents.htmlWebQuest Page http://webquest.sdsu.edu/webquest.html (Find a webquest)