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Development Educational Standards
Good teachers have standards in mind when they set their lessons up, where the idea of a "standard" represents a specific idea of what the teacher expects a student to recall, replicate, manipulate, understand, or demonstrate at some point down the road - and of how the teacher will know how close a student has come to meeting that standard.
McREL - Compendium of Standards and Benchmarks
A compilation of content standards for K-12 curriculum in both searchable and browsable formats.
State Standards by EdVISION
State educational standards coupled to lesson plans and resources
Scholastic Teacher Resources Center
Match our online resources to your curriculum or to state or district standards.
Teaching to Academic Standards
Standards describe the goals of schooling, the destinations at which students should arrive at the end of the unit or term.
ePals for School Projects
ePALS Classroom Exchange
ePALS is the world's largest online classroom community, connecting over 2.5 million students and teachers through 33,169 profiles. Members from over 65,000 classrooms in 182 countries use ePALS' free online collaborative technology.
Graphic Organizer Generators
The generators will allow you to make graphic organizers by filling out a simple form. The materials are made instantly and can be printed directly from your computer. Your creations are exclusive to you. If you would like to keep your creations, save them when you make them.
The Field Trips Site has a range of field trips on nature topics: Rainforests, Endangered Species, Salt Marshes, Volcanoes, and more! Perfect for classroom use, we provide teacher's objectives and resources for each trip. Enjoy your visit!
(English to Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian and Norwegian)ARTICLES and WEB SITES ON HOW TO PREVENT PLAGIARISM
Penn State University Weather
Weather maps, hourly weather statistics, virtual reality weather movies, and links to other weather sites. .
Welcome to the Weather School! We have added information on various
weather events. Visit our Hurricane module, or look through our weather FAQs
Get breaking weather reports, storm coverage and access to interactive weather maps from this compilation of resources.
Meteorology made simple for kids, parents and teachers. KSTWTV weather forecaster helps kids learn about weather and meteorology.
Virtual Timers and Stopwatches
Our Virtual Stopwatch and Virtual Timer lets online users use their PC as a virtual timing device. The Stopwatch counts up from zero, and the Timer counts down to zero. The stopwatch and timer are both based on your PC's internal clock, so we can't guarantee their accuracy.
Puzzlemaker is a puzzle generation tool for teachers, students and parents. Create and print customized word search, crossword and math puzzles using your word lists. Build your own maze or print our specialty hand drawn mazes created around holidays and classroom topics.
Word Search Maker
Word Search Maker will generate a word search puzzle instantly on the screen. Save the puzzle to your hard drive and use it over and over.
Elementary Word Search Maker
Same tool as above, but this tool makes word search of up to six words with enlarged fonts for easy viewing.
Teach-nology Crossword Puzzle Generator
With our Crossword Puzzle Maker, you have complete control of how and where the words fit into the puzzle.
Word Scrambler Generator
This neat and handy tool allows you to create word scramble sheets over the web. Scramble up to 999 words and get the answers, too.
Rubric, Rubrics Makers Generators
The rubric generators below will allow you to make grading rubrics by filling out a simple form. The materials are made instantly and can be printed directly from your computer. Your creations are exclusive to you. If you would like to keep your creations, save them when you make them.
RubiStar is a tool to help the teacher who wants to use rubrics but does not have the time to develop them from scratch.
Project Based Learning
Checklists to support Project Based Learning and evaluation
A Web Quest is a method used to engage students in inquiry based learning. A web quest is meant to guide students through a process of inquiry through a set of assigned tasks that lead them to a conclusion, or that results in a product.
Classroom Materials Generators
The generators below will allow you to make classroom materials by filling out a simple form. The materials are made instantly and can be printed directly from your computer. Your creations are exclusive to you. If you would like to keep your creations, save them when you make them.
Teach-nology Worksheet Maker
The generators below will allow you to make worksheets by filling out a simple form. The materials are made instantly and can be printed directly from your computer. Your creations are exclusive to you.
With this web-based utility, you will be able to create a custom quiz that others can take online! If you have a lesson plan centered around internet web sites, or if you want students to be able to do take-home assignments over the internet, then QuizStar is for you!
A to Z Teacher Stuff: Printables and Worksheets
Welcome to A to Z Teacher Stuff's newest feature: PRINTABLES!
RHL School Free Worksheets and More
This web site gives you access to worksheets for teachers and parents to copy and use with their students.
Forms and Tests
First-grade teacher Jill Perkins provides a number of useful -- and sometimes hard-to-find -- templates, including a weekly lesson plan, ABC flash cards, a handwriting practice page, a 100s chart, and a classroom grading aid. You will find most templates in both non-modifiable (PDF) and modifiable (Microsoft Word) formats. The site also includes templates for Dolch flash cards for first, second, and third grade.
Learning Resources for K-12 Teachers and Their Students
Education World's goal is to make it easy for educators to integrate the Internet into the classroom. With 98 percent of the nation's public schools connected to the Internet, the need for a complete online educational guide is evident.
Teaching Extras for the Classroom
ABC Teach provides lots of printable teacher resources, including learning center signs, desktop name tags, hall passes, homework reminders, flash cards, assignment forms, thank-you notes, and more. All are attractive and colorful. The site is very slow to load, however. If a page takes too long to open, try clicking Stop in the navigation toolbar. Sometimes it speeds up the process!