Resources for Teachers
A to Z Teacher Stuff is teacher-created, and designed to help teachers find online resources more quickly and easily. We offer lesson plans, thematic units, teacher tips, teacher discussion forums, downloadable teaching materials, printable pages, themes, and more.
The Teachers.Net Lesson Bank is your opportunity to share your most precious asset - your teaching ideas and lesson plans! Now your genius and creativity can be used to touch lives around the world, and to help teachers reach students in ways they had never imagined before! Lesson plans here will spark plenty of new ideas. You'll be amazed at how much has been squeezed onto the page.
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Includes a Teacher Sites (Reviewed ). This list of useful links for teachers has been collected by the Teacher Information Network.
Zoom School is an on-line elementary school classroom with lessons in geography, biology, language arts, and early childhood activities.
Scholastic.com is an award-winning portal for school-based professionals including teachers, administrators, librarians, families and kids. Featuring rich content, community and live events, productivity and communication tools, and e-commerce, Scholastic.com helps teachers integrate technology into the classroom and supports the way today's students learn. It also provides a unique link between the home and the classroom to enable parents to supplement their child's education at home.
The web projects are ongoing adventures. The goal is to provide educational information that can enhance and enrich any elementary school curriculum. Each project begins with a Jan Brett book in hand. Books included in the web projects are connected to five subject or curricular areas. lessons, links and activities related to a book are located under the subject areas. The web projects are intended for use by elementary students, teachers and librarians. The lessons, links and activities can be adapted to fit the backgrounds and experiences of individual children or an entire class.
Global, non-commercial, virtual, user-owned organization based in Norway. Focus:
Empower kids and youth with free educational programs to help them mature, get better control over their lives, encourage creativity, create social networks, and collaborate with peers around the world, individually or through their classrooms. Since the start in 1990, children from 162 countries have participated.
This site for kids of all ages has learning games of all sorts from math to language. It also offers teachers quizzes for students that will be automatically graded and returned by e-mail. You can even share a quiz you've made.
To provide kids with unique web-based entertainment that is fun, educational and safe.
The American Heritage® Dictionary
of the English Language, Fourth Edition
Copyright © 2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
· Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
· WordNet ® 1.6, © 1997 Princeton University
· The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © 1993-2001 Denis Howe
· Jargon File 4.2.0
· CIA World Factbook (1995)
· Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
· Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary
· U.S. Gazetteer, U.S. Census Bureau
yourDictionary.com is a language products and services company that maintains the most comprehensive and authoritative language portal on the web with more than 2500 dictionaries and grammars in over 300 languages, games that build language skills, and a forum (The Agora) for discussing language issues with the logophile community.
Think of this web site as a search engine for words and phrases: If you have a word for which you'd like a definition or translation, we'll quickly shuttle you to the web-based dictionaries that define or translate that word. If you don't know how to spell the word, we'll help you do that too. No word is too obscure: More than 5 million words in more than 900 online dictionaries are indexed by the OneLook® search engine.
whatis.com® is a knowledge exploration and self-education tool about information technology, especially about the Internet and computers. It contains over 4,500 individual encyclopedic definition/topics, a number of "Fast Reference" pages and learning tools. The topics contain about 12,000 hyperlinked cross-references between definition-topics and to other sites for further information. The site is constantly updated.
Information about the word's pronunciation, function, etymology (origin), and meaning. If you spell the search word incorrectly, M-W will even pop up a list of alternate spellings.
Over 90,000 entries feature 10,000 new words and senses, 70,000 audio word pronunciations, 900 full-page color illustrations, language notes and word-root appendixes.
On this site you will
find articles and images on nearly every aspect of
Encyclopedia.com, the Internet's premiere free encyclopedia, provides users with more than 57,000 frequently updated articles from the Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. Each article is enhanced with links to newspaper and magazine articles as well as pictures and maps - all provided by eLibrary.
Encyclopedia Articles: Search more than 4,500 articles on the world of knowledge--from aardvark to Zambia. Sidebars: Historic documents, famous speeches, literary excerpts, and more. Literature Guides: Perspectives on authors, characters, and themes of renowned works of literature. Archives: Year-by-year wrap-up of important events from 1938 to 1999. Homework Starters: Get going on papers, presentations, and more with step-by-step guides.
Search three encyclopedias, images, magazines, websites, and Merriam-Webster's dictionary and thesaurus. Browse Britannica's student encyclopedia by subject, including history, technology, religion, science, and others.
A free virtual library resource center for educators and students, librarians and their patrons, families, businesses and just about anyone exploring the Web for valuable research information.
The first public library of and for the Internet community. Check out the KidSpace link.
The Web site is an award-winning online destination for anyone who wants to know how anything works.
Project Gutenberg is the oldest producer of free electronic books (eBooks or etexts) on the Internet. Our collection of more than 12.000 eBooks was produced by hundreds of volunteers. Most of the Project Gutenberg eBooks are older literary works that are in the public domain in the United States. All may be freely downloaded and read, and redistributed for non-commercial use