Lesson Plans Etc.

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

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

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

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.

Internet for Classrooms i4c

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

Mrs. Lewis’ Cyber Classroom

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

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

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

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

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

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