Useful Resources

FOR STUDENTS



Project Gutenberg offers over 50,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.


http://www.scholastic.com/kids/stacks/
At the Stacks, students can post book reviews, get reading recommendations, watch "Meet the Author" videos and more. It's like Facebook for reading and it's safe for school too.

http://www.starfall.com
Starfall has a lot of educational lessons for students from PreK to the 3rd grade.

ABCya is the leader in free educational computer games and mobile apps for kids. The innovation of a grade school teacher,
ABCya is an award-winning destination for elementary students that offers hundreds of fun, engaging learning activities.

http://www.storylineonline.net/
Storyline Online is available 24 hours a day for children, parents, and educators worldwide. For each book, supplemental curriculum developed by a literacy specialist is provided, aiming to strengthen comprehension and verbal and written skills for English-language learners worldwide.



http://www.loyalbooks.com/genre/Children


http://readingeggs.com/

http://readingeggspress.com/

http://mathseeds.com/



FOR TEACHERS
http://www.scholastic.com/bookwizard/
Use Book Wizard to level your classroom library, find resources for the books you teacher and create lists with the click of a button. You can also plug a title into the Book A Like feature to find books with an easier, similar or more difficult reading level.


http://www.crayola.com/for-educators.aspx
With hundreds of lessons for every grade level, you're guaranteed to find a colorful idea for your class, such as the "Chinese Dragon Drum" for Chinese New Year or the "What Do You Love?" project for Valentine's Day. 
http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/daily-starter/teacher
Establish a morning routine with Daily Starters — fun, fast math and language arts prompts and questions, including Teachable Moments from history and Fun Facts, such as "Before erasers, people used a piece of bread!" Sort by grade (PreK-8), and project them onto your interactive whiteboard or print copies for your students.
https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/About-Us
Teachers Pay Teachers is the world’s first and largest open marketplace for educators to buy, sell, and share their original resources. Teacher Pay Teachers helps teachers to teach at their best and provides a community where teachers succeed.
http://www.smithsonianeducation.org
The Smithsonian offers thousands of resources for educators, including lesson plans, virtual tours of their latest exhibits, and the opportunity to connect with experts in the field. In one lesson, "Final Farewells," students can see a school yearbook from the Civil War era up close, and discuss how the political climate may have affected the content.
TeacherTube is the best source for instructional videos in a safe environment. We especially love the clips of teachers showing off the catchy rhymes they've made up to teach certain topics — check out the "Mrs. Burk Perimeter Rap" and the "Mr. Duey Fractions Rap."


FOR PARENTS
http://www.discoveryeducation.com/parents/

http://www.nea.org/parents

http://positiveparenting.com

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