teacherElementary Library Resources for Teachers

Disney Family -
A wide variety of arts & crafts projects for all ages and all occasions

First Palette -
Your step-by-step guide to kids' crafts.

NGAkids Art Zone -
NGAkids interactives offer an entertaining and informative introduction to art and art history. Featuring a variety of art-making tools that encourage exploration and creativity.

Language Arts

Building Language for Literacy -
An early literacy program that equips young children with the critical language and literacy skills and experiences they need to build the foundation for success in reading.

Read, Write, Think -
The site provides educators, parents, and afterschool professionals with access to the highest quality practices in reading and language arts instruction by offering the very best in free materials.


Count On -
Math games and activities for schoolchildren, resources for teachers and general maths investigations.

CT4ME.net: Math Resources: Elementary & Middle Levels -
Valuable collections of Math support and enrichment resources that will benefit all learners; featuring multiple pages designed for teaching within specific grade bands.

The Math Forum @ Drexel -
Math resources, materials, activities, educational products and services that enrich and support math teaching and learning from Drexel's School of Education.

Mathlanding -
A dynamic resource to help support the professional development needs of elementary educators in building mathematical knowledge and instructional practice, including videos of exemplary instructional practices, as well as lessons, games, activities, and articles.

Math Slice -
Math Activities that test knowledge of math concepts from basic counting to algebra and statistics; includes free printable math worksheets, math test prep and interactive games.

Math Tools -

A variety of math tools, activities, supplemental materials and more for pre-K - up.

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives for Interactive Mathematics -
A collection of virtual math manipulatives from the Utah State University.


Adventures in Chemistry -
Explore Experiments, the Secret Science of Stuff, Games, and learn your Science ABCs.

ARKive -
Explore 15,000 of the world's endangered species. With over 100,000 photos and videos, discover what these animals, plants and fungi look like, what makes them special and why we should protect them.

Cool Cosmos -
Cool Cosmos, created by the Infrared Processing and Analysis Center and the SIRTF Science Center, a NASA Educational and Public Outreach group, involves students in the sciences of astronomy and infrared light. The site offers lots of cool resources!

The JASON Project -
The JASON Project, a multi-disciplinary program, explores Planet Earth and exposes students to leading scientists who work with them to examine its biological and geological development.

National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration - NOAA Education Resources -
NOAA's educational activities site designed to help students, teachers, librarians and the general public access their many educational activities, publications, and booklets.

National Science Digital Library -
NSDL is the Nation's online library for education and research in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.

Nature Works Everywhere -
The Nature Conservancy's initiative - Nature Works Everywhere - to help students learn the science behind how nature works for us and how we can help keep nature running strong.

New Hampshire Agriculture in the Classroom -
NHAITC provides learning materials, lesson plans and local resources to help incorporate agricultural themes into curriculum across disciplines.

New Hampshire Fish & Game -
The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department is the guardian of the state's fish, wildlife and marine resources.

Reach Out Reporter : provides free Science resources to teachers for classroom use. Includes articles, videos, lesson plans and more!

Science@NASA -
The site features information about Earth Science and various expeditions and discoveries; including educational resources for children to learn about the Earth-sun system, the solar system, and the universe.

Science of Everyday Life -
Bring the science of everyday life into the classroom with inquiry-based lessons, videos & interactives, Virtual Labs & more.

StarChild: A Learning Center for Young Astronomers -
StarChild - a service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center within the Laboratory for High Energy Astrophysics at NASA/ GSFC.

TryScience -
The site features online adventures, offline experiments, live Webcams, and Internet field trips to motivate students to explore science from over 400 science centers worldwide.

Social Studies

Best of History Website -
Annotated links to over 1000 history web sites as well as links to quality K-12 history lesson plans, history teacher guides, history activities, history games, history quizzes, and more.

The Library of Congress: Teachers
Classroom materials and professional development to help teachers effectively use primary sources from the Library's vast digital collections.Find lesson plans and more that meet Common Core standards, state content standards, and the standards of national organizations.

National Council for the Social Studies: Resources -
Professional development listings, teacher standards, awards and grants, as well as social studies related classroom resources, lesson plans and curriculum standards.

Our Story -
Explore American history with the National Museum of American History, through museum objects, hands-on activities and ideas for neighborhood field trips, each themed activity is centered on a recommended work of children's historical fiction.


4teachers.org -
An online resource to help teachers organize websites, create rubrics and quizzes and help students automatically cite sources; includes help tutorials and information about integrating technology into instruction.

180 Technology Tips -
180 Technology Tips exists to help educators and other professionals more effective integrate computer technology resources to benefit students.

The Adventures of Cyberbee -
The site has great technology resources for teachers including curriculum ideas, research tools, treasure hunts, web projects and more.

ClassTools.net -
Classtools.net allows you to create free educational games, activities and diagrams in a Flash! Design Flash templates and host them on your own blog or website.

Common Sense Media -
Media & technology resources for educators, including a Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum to help educators empower their students to be safe, responsible, and savvy as they navigate this digital world.

Computer Lab Bookmarks -
Educational technology links for elementary educators, includes many links to keyboarding skills/games sites.

Edudemic -
Edudemic, an education technology site featuring lots of tools, tips, resources, visuals, and guest posts.

Google Apps Education Community -
This site is brought to you by Google - especially for Google Apps educators and students.

Graphite -
A free online portal from Common Sense Media to help educators from pre-k through 12th grade find, use and share the best digital apps, games, and websites for their students.

NHEON - NH Educators Online -
NHEON's Educator's resource center for curriculum planning and professional development provides a portal for NH educators to share best practices.

SMART Exchange -
Find Lesson Plans for Your SMART Board and Connect with Teachers.

Tammy's Tech Tips for Teachers -
Tammy Worcester Tang shares unique, creative and effective ways to use technology in the classroom.

Teaching Digital Citizenship -
Free standards-based lessons, originally developed by Cable in the Classroom, that teach key digital citizenship concepts.

Tech & Learning -
Home of Tech & Learning Magazine, the site has a plethora of ideas and tools for Ed Tech leaders.

Cross-Curriculum/Resource Directories

ABCmouse.com - Free early childhood online curriculum (ages 2-7) for teachers.

Annenberg Learner: Interactives -
Annenberg Learner's interactive strategies, content, and activities that can enhance and improve students' skills in a variety of curricular areas.

Education World -
A site where teachers can find a wide selection of lesson plans and research materials.

EduHound.com -
A highly specialized educational directory with built-in resource links offered free to educators, students and parents.

Eduscapes -
Annette Lamb & Larry Johnson's award winning site has a plethora of resources to help you integrate technology into the curriculum.

 Free Federal Resources for Educational Excellence -
More than 1,500 federally supported teaching and learning resources are included from dozens of federal agencies.

Help Teaching: Top 100 Free Education Sites -
The top free sites for teaching math, science, English, and social studies, now with added computer science and coding sites.

I Love That Teaching Idea! - Creative, practical and effective ideas and techniques for busy elementary teachers.

K-12 Instructional Resource Center -
Over 1,900 carefully selected and annotated resources will propel you into the center of telecommunications action in education on the Web.

Kathy Schrock's Page -
Kathy Schrock's Page is chock full of ed tech resources for educators.

Mrs. Mitchell's Virtual School -
Kathi Mitchell's award winning site has a plethora of curriculum related links for teachers and students.

National Geographic Education -
Bring geography, social studies and science to life using real-world examples and National Geographic's rich media.

NH Public Television: Knowledge Network: Classroom Internet Library -
The Classroom Internet Library has thousands of reviewed web sites aligned to the NH Curriculum Frameworks; includes web sites for science, social studies, language arts, and lots more.

PBS LearningMedia -
Instant access to tens of thousands of classroom-ready, digital resources including videos, games, audio clips, photos, lesson plans, and more!

Preschool Education -
A wealth of resources and activities for the preschool/primary educator.

Scholastic.com: Teachers -
Free tools and resources for your classroom from Scholastic.

Stickers and Charts -
FREE printable stickers, free printable sticker charts, incentives sheets, stamp sheets and printable seals

.WatchKnowLearn -
Free, categorized educational videos for the K-12 classroom. Educators can store, categorize, and rate the best, K - 12 educational videos.

TeachHub.com -
Free lesson plans, education news, professional development and teacher blogs plus the tools and applications needed to maintain a level of excellence in the classroom.

Professional Development

Copyright & Fair Use in the Classroom -
U of Maine Farmington's tutorial covering the basics of copyright and fair use in an educational setting.

edWeb.net -
edWeb offers high value, interactive, and free professional development for educators. It integrates live webinars with online professional learning communities that provide educators with ongoing professional development support.

ERIC - Institute of Education Sciences -
An online digital library that provides ready access to education literature to support the use of educational research and information to improve practice in learning, teaching, educational decision-making and research.

GCFLearnFree.org -
Free innovative online learning opportunities to improve the technology, literacy and math skills needed to be successful in both work and life.

NHPTV Knowledge Network: Professional Development: Workshop Notes -
Links, notes and resources from past technology workshops offered by the Knowledge Network.

NHSTE-NH Society for Technology in Education -
A non-profit organization whose mission is to improve education through the use of information technologies.

PBS TeacherLine -
This site offers online professional development which includes facilitated courses, a supportive learning community, and exemplary professional resources.