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Math for Everyone
This website has internet games and lesson plans for grades k-12.
Math Flash cards
This website allows you to design and print your own math flash cards.
Interactive Math
This website provides interactive math activities for grade levels K-12.
Math Playground
This site is great for all types of Math including but not limited to Geometry, Pre Algebra, Algebra, Ratio and Proportion, measurement, percents, decimals, fractions, and more. It has step by step virtual tutorials that you could play in the classroom or on a smart board
A Plus Math
This site offers a lot of great interactive practice as well as useful tools such as pre-made flashcards as well as custom flashcards for all grades K-12.
AAA Math
This site offers a lot of great interactive practice as well as useful tools such as pre-made flashcards as well as custom flashcards for all grades K-12.
Cooperative Learning
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The Jigsaw Classroom
This site gives teachers 10 easy steps on how to implement the jigsaw strategy into their classroom.
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This site is designed for teachers to create quality scoring guides for most subject areas.
Standards Based Assessment and Instruction
Exemplars offers easily differentiated, classroom-tested, standards based assessment and intructional materials.
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Internet 4 Classrooms
This website provides teachers with resources to help them effectively implement the internet into their classroom instruction.
Web Quest Academy
Creating curriculum based internet activites for K-12 students.
Strategies for Using Technology in the Classroom
Strategies for Using Technology Tools and the Internet in Your Classroom Curriculum.
Brain Breaks
Does your brain need a break? Try some of these great brain breaks.
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Reading Street
This site contains links to resources that go along with our reading series grades k-5. It has activities, forms, and powerpoint lessons you can use in your classroom.
Florida Center for Reading Research
This site has instructional routines, center activities, interventions, and research related to good practice in reading for grades k-5.
Read Write Think
This website provides teachers and students access to the highest quality practices and resources in reading and language arts instruction.
Reading Comprehension Strategies
This site has strategies explained, as well as graphic organizers to be printed out and used with the activities.
Read Alouds for the First Day of School
Of the hundreds of features at Choice Literacy, Shari Frost's Read Alouds for the First Day of School has the distinction of being the all-time most popular article we've posted. In this essay, Shari shares the suggestions of her colleagues of the best book to share for the very first read aloud. There are ideas here for every elementary grade level
Resources for all teachers
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Educational Oasis
Education Oasis offers free teaching resources, information, ideas, and inspiration.
Internet 4 classrooms
This site allows teachers to find internet activities to go with the gle's in most subject areas.
Fact Monster
Find games and all kinds of information. Includes online dictionary, thesaurus, etc.
Lesson plans, interactives, and more
This website has lesson plans for all teachers k-12. Most lessons are interactive and include everything you need to plan a lesson as well as standards.
This website contains resources for all teachers from lesson plans to informational articles and includes a chatroom.
Learn Zillion offers a free and growing set of Math and English Language resources for grades 2-12 that have been developed by expert teachers directly from the Common Core State Standards,
Fiction Non-Fiction Comparison Lesson
This is a 3 part lesson for first and second grade teachers to teach RL 1.5 comparing fiction to non-fiction.
This site has interactive type activities for core subject areas and focuses on middle and high school ages.
Classroom Tools
This site has many different kinds of useful tools, anything from actually creating your own educational activities and diagrams, to classroom management tools. Example: Random Name Picker-allows you to enter your roster and it will randomly select names to have students answer questions.
This website is a toy for generating "word clouds" from text that you provide. The cloud gives greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text. You can tweak your cloud with different fonts, colors etc.
This is a bookmarking site for websites. You can create your own page (free and easy) and take the kids there to see what sources you want them to use for a particular assignment. They can directly click and access the sites; this can save time and also ensure that they are using credible sources that you have chosen. This would come in handy especially when doing things like research papers or projects.
Study Skills
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Study Skills
This website gives study skills ideas that are content specific.
Literacy Centers
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Teaching Heart's Learning Centers Page
Below you will find pictures of centers, various links about centers, and printable centers that you may use in your classroom!
Literacy Center Ideas
What follows is a hodgepodge of ideas for Literacy Centers. No fancy pictures or categories, just a lot of information.
For New Teachers
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Help for New Teachers
This website has a lot of ideas for teachers of middle shcool aged children.
Social Studies
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Current Events
This site is the student version of up to the minute current events.
Students can take a timed, interactive quiz (by level-easy, medium, hard) "IQ-How well do you know your world?" A country/state/city will pop up-you can choose which map you would like the challenge to be given on, and they have to click on the map where the location is. Very fun!!!
Response to Intervention
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RtI Wire
Welcome to RTI_WIRE, your 'one-stop' directory of free, high-quality 'Response-to-Intervention' resources available on the Internet!
Florida Center for Reading Research
This site has instructional routines, center activities, interventions, and research related to good practice in reading for grades k-5.
Scientifically researched interventions for Reading, Math, and Writing
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The Great Source iwrite resources are ideal complements to your writing curriculum. You’ll find everything here from quick mini lessons to assessment rubrics and grammar help.

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