Lesson Plans Etc.

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Better Lessons  Create, organize and share curricula.  Search for and download units, lessons, PDFs, Powerpoints, and more by grade and subject.

Lesson Plans and Curriculum Resources

The ALA’s Best Websites for Teaching and Learning   Divided into sections for Media Sharing, Digital Storytelling, Social Networking and Communication, Content Collaboration, Curriculum Sharing, and Content Resources

Brain Boosters   Brain challenges from Discovery Education

Classroom 2.0   Social network for teachers interested in Web 2.0 and social media in education.   Forum, blogs, groups, photos, videos,  recordings, chat, events, wiki, workshops

Curriki   “The non-profit empowering educators to deliver and share curricula.”   PD workshops, blog and chat, forums. Find and share activities, books, interactives, links, files, videos, podcasts, full courses.

eThemes  Content-rich, kid-safe online resources from the University of Missouri, organized by topic or grade level.  Printables, videos, interactives, and more.


Educator’s Reference Desk Resources  (Formerly Ask ERIC)

Eduscapes   Don’t miss the section “42eXplore”

Edutopia   Blogs, groups, videos, core strategies, schools that work; Narrow by grade level for all resources.


The Educator’s PLN:  Personal Learning Network for Educators.  Groups, forums, Ning chat, Twitter Edchat, events, educational videos, blogs, websites, and lists.

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (‘FREE’)  Interactives, primary documents, lesson plans, photos, videos

Free Powerpoints  by Mr. Donn

Internet for Classrooms i4c

KidSites Teacher Links

LearnZillion   Math and Language Arts lesson videos, searchable by Common Core standard. Create class groups and assign lessons and quizzes to students.

Little Explorers Subject Index by Enchanted Learning

Live Binders  Collections of online resources for teachers by subject

Mr. Donn’s Free PowerPoints

Mrs. Lewis’ Cyber Classroom

National Council for the Social Studies   Groups, forum, news, videos, and podcasts

NEA Tools and Ideas  Classroom tips, lesson plans, web and print tools

NeoK12  Videos, puzzles, lessons, images, quizzes and games for science, social studies, health, math, and English

NOVA Teachers  Award-winning standards-based documents, interactives, and videos in science and technology

PBS Teacher  Amazing resources for all grade levels

PowerPoint Games  Use these templates to plug in your questions and answers. Games include Hollywood Squares, Twenty Questions, Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune, Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?, Millionaire, Concentration

Personal Educational Press

Share My Lesson  Over 250,000 free resources, searchable by subject or special population (EL, Special Needs, GT). Includes a new section for Common Core lessons.  (Requires registration for a free account.)

Smithsonian Lesson Plans

Teacher Tools   from i4c

Teacher View theme units and printables

Teacher’s Domain  Register for free access to lesson plans and resources by subject or standard, or browse their Special Collections.

Teachers First  Lessons, units, web resources by subject and grade

Teaching Photos  Pictures of bulletin boards, searchable by subject matter

TeAchnology   huge collection of free lesson plans, printables, and webquests

Technology Integration in Education (TIE)  Forums, groups, resources, events, grants for using technology in education

Technology Integration Matrix   Lesson plans for using technology to enhance learning for K-12 students in active, collaborative, constructive, authentic, and goal directed learning environments.

Thematic Units at AtoZteacherstuff.com

Topmarks Educational Search Engine  for lesson resources

UDL Tech Toolkit   Free technology tools for math, research, study skills, collaboration, literacy, writing, graphic organizers, multimedia and digital storytelling.     UDL Examples and Resources

UDL Learning Tools  (Click the ‘Go To’ link to access each resource)    About UDL

Virtual Field Trips  Links to interactive web sites

Wiki on the Chin State in Burma

WebQuest.Org  Create and share webquests, or search the database of over 2500 webquests.

We Are Teachers  Ideas, resources, blogs, forums, grants, podcasts,  communities

Wikispaces for Educators   Set privacy, create student accounts, embed media, unlimited pages to share text, images, and files.  A great way for students to share information on a topic they’ve researched, or create digital portfolios. No advertising, and free training webinars.


Print and Create
Activity Village

Enchanted Learning

Handwriting Page Maker

No Time for Flashcards  Activities for young children that promote play, discovery, and learning.  Crafts, cooking, science, math, pretend play, fine and gross motor, songs, and sensory activities.

Owl and Mouse

Printables at SEN Teacher  Math, literacy, health, labels, photo cards, spinner, face fans, behavior charts, face dice, and more.

Scholastic Printables by Grade Level and Subject

Shape books

Tools for Educators  dice maker and board game maker