Links for Teachers - Elementary
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Word Art / Font Art (create word clouds, etc.)


abcTeach ClipArt Free clipart for teachers
DK ClipArt  Downloads of dorling kindersley's photographs
Education World Clipart for school newsletters, flyers, or Web pages, including animations
GIF Animations Large collection of free animations, animated GIF and clip art
NASA Photos Free for educational use - credit NASA for photos
Open Clipart Free, public domain clip art.
Pics4Learning Pics4Learning is a copyright-friendly image library for teachers and students.
Peirce Clipart Free, high-quality clipart licensed under Creative Commons
Science Photos Science and technology photographs
Teacher Files Free clip art and 3-D word art generator for teachers
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PDF to Word Converter
Convert pdf documents to Word or RTF (Rich Text Format) file
Convert audio, image, video, document files/download videos
Copyright Resources
Copyright in an Electronic Environment Guidelines from Consortium of College & University Media Centers (from site)
Copyright Kids Interactive adventure for kids; has quiz at end to see what was learned
Fair Use Guidelines Advice on acceptable use of multimedia materials for educational purposes

Copyright resources and links for students

CyberSafety/ Cyber Bullying / Internet Safety
Common Sense Media Digital citizenship curriculum for 4th  and 5th graders Parents' guide to Facebook
Interactive, educational safety resource from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
General Classroom Resources
Lesson plans, resources, links to other sites. Includes Spanish resources.
Powerpoint games, game boards, vocab log, etc. for academic vocabulary
Apples4theTeacher Interactive lessons, games, printables
Upload photo, outline mouth and add audio to make the photo 'talk'. Get creative!
Create certificates
Interactive lessons & games, all subjects
Activities, English / Spanish resources, link library
Lesson plans, study guids, clip art, reference resources, ESL (passcode:  granbury)
Lesson plans, technology integration, resources for home
Printabes, activities,graphic organizers
Google activities for educators, tools for the classroom, and posters
Lesson plans, thematic units, magic tricks, core content
Mr. Nussbaum Great resource for interactive material (math, history, ELA, Games, etc.)
Free online educational videos, lessons, games and puzzles for K12.
Offers a variety of stopwatches or count-down clocks.
Lesson plans, teaching resources, printables, whiteboard lessons
Link library for most subjects, lessons, activities, clip art, etc.
Lesson plans and projects for most subjects
Lessons plans, printables, and other resources
Interactive resources, lesson plans, and much more - all subjects
Printables, including graphic organizers and Venn Diagrams
Spelling & vocab lessons and activities
Interactive literacy activities -sequencing, compound words, etc.
Eduplace Graphic Organizers Graphic organizers of all types
Printable books, bookmarks, cloze activities
Create mock newspaper articles, clapper board, etc. with your own text
Online book reviews
Create spelling lists, or use the free spelling games
Stories, games, poems, animated alphabet
Find a lexile level for a book or a student
Online stories and activities
Create your own comic strip with this comic strip generator
Lesson plans, interactives, printables
Video author interviews, book trailers, author read-alouds, resources
Phonics based reading activities
Online spelling program with printables, learning games, activities
Great site - stories read by celebrities from the Screen Actors Guild.
ELA resources and games, write on shapes, story starters, etc.
Free audio stories for kids
Find TAKS released tests, intervention support Grades PK-3
Story prompts, writing samples, research links
4th Grade TAKS writing resource
Interactive stories
ESL / Bilingual / Spanish
ABC Teach ESL Printables for ESL
Designed for students learning Spanish
Eduplace Bil/Span Resources Bilingual resources for teachers K-5
Enchanted Learning Spanish printables and online resources
Learn English with Stories Storynory's free audio stories offer clickable translation
Interactive lessons for Spanish speaking students
General ESL resources, including free online jukebox of digital books
Free online translation dictionaries
Fine Arts
Multimedia art glossary by Harcourt School Publishers
Multimedia artist biographies by Harcourt School Publishers
Art Zone Nat'l Gallery of Art for Kids interactive art site. Be creative!
Arts Connected Great site for integrating art/technology! Good for Smartboard.
Arts Education Site packed with integration resources for art/technology.
Enchanted Learning/Art Printables, activities and projects for art
Enchanted Learning/Music Printables and biographies for music teachers
Melodies, lyrics and printables for children's music
Nat'l Art Center Music Games Compose music, name the composer, listen to clips by great composers
Nat'l Art Center "ArtsAlive" for Teachers Great interactive resources for music teachers!
Interactive 'collage machine' lets students create digital collage. Fun!
Art, Music, Drama lesson plans
Ideas for integrating technology in elementary classrooms.
Fraction Games Fraction games from Visual Fractions
Arcades, comics, math and reading games
Funschool Kaboose Games, arcades, (Gr. PK up)
Math, reading and science games (Gr PK-6)
I Know That Thinking Games Build widgets, program botz, build contraptions - (Gr PK-6)
Math and reading games
Math Can Take You Places Online game 'Let Reason be your Guide'
Mr. Nussbaum's Games Education  Games
Games, interactive adventures, puzzles and quizzes
Videos and games
Games, puzzles, holiday fun; math, ELA, social studies, science games
Games, jokes, brain teasers
Math games
Interactive math lessons (grades K-8)
Interactive math, includes flashcards/creator, and homework helper
Lessons, practice, games, puzzles, flash cards
Interactive money counting activity
Printables and interactive resources, including online, timed Basic Math Facts quizzes
Magnetic Numbers Interactive place value board. Great for SMART board.
Create flashcards and factheets for time and money- great for Smartboard!
Math lessons, puzzles, illustrated math dictionary
Free online math games, incl. Math Jeopardy and Math Millionaire (gr. 1-8)
Lesson plans, videos, word probems, puzzles, games
Mr. Nussbaum's Math Lab Interactive math site for students
Games, instructional videos, self-correcting timed quizzes
Multiplication Madness! Interactive multiplication table practice
Excellent math site, covers basic and advanced math (up to gr. 8)
Rainforest Maths Interactive math activities (gr. K-6)
Talking Calculator PBSKids Talking calculator
Telling Time Time telling online activities and games
Visual Fractions Activities for visualizing and working with fractions, incl. games
Printables and clipart for sports/p.e.
Lesson plans and activities for Health & PE, Field Day Activities
All Systems Are Go! interactive for grades 3-5 on the human body system
Apples4theTeacher Lesson plans, games, and resources
Bird and wildlife information, games for kids
Gary's Heat Classroom Interactive activities on heat. TEAMS Educational Resources
Invention at Play New Cell
Virtual owl pellets dissection and other bird material
Planets, seeds, water cycle, etc. facts and experiments
Moon Phase Images View moon phase for any date/time (1800-2199AD) Images by R. Schmidt.
Moon Phases Moon phases and related informaton by Woodlands-Junior School
Moon Phases - Animation Animated illustration of the moon's phases (Harcourt School Publishers)
Science and space stories, activities, and videos
NatureScapes Web project providing multilevel, informational readings, resources, and activities related to nature
NOAA Interactive Weather See interactive, up-to-the-minute weather conditions with the scroll of your mouse. Click to get detailed weather info on most locations. F5 to refresh.
Ology Amer. Museum of Natural History kids' science site
Science Monster by CoolMath
Solar System, earth science, plants, animal, chemistry and others
Interactive activities for human body, plants, life cycles, habitats, electricity, etc. Electricity experiments, career info, "and all things electrical"
Virtual zoo, animal directory, science games and activities


Social Studies
Geography, US states, world nations, map identification
Apples4theTeacher Social Studies activities, interactive games, etc.
The American Presidency Smithsonian Nat'l Museum of American History
Ben's Guide to US Gov't for Kids Information, games, resources for learning about US Government
Choose or spell the correct state in this interactive game
Eduplace Maps World, historical, US and state outline maps to print
EyeWitness to History Ringside seat to history, incl. video clips and text
Flash Earth Satellite views of the Earth
Globalis Interactive world map with statistics
Maps and interactive maps
US state flags, map, bird, flower activity sheets and coloring pages
National Electronic maps and statistics in a dynamic and interactive atlas
Social studies/history stories and biographies
Great interactive site
Special Education
ABC Teach Sign Language ASL signs and printables
Enchanted Learning / ASL ASL printables, craft ideas
Technology / Technology Integration
Free educational games and activities for elementary students
BBC Dance Mat Typing Online keyboarding
Photo editing site. Create motivational posters, movie posters, magazine covers, badges, mosaics, collages, calendars, frames
50 one-stop learning activities, multiple subjects, 15-30 minutes each
Computer Lab 4 Kids Integrated lab activities with social studies, math, reading
e-Learning for Kids Computer skills courses
Education World Integration Ideas Find ideas for integrating technology in all subjects. Great resource!
A review of free technology resources and how teachers can use them. Ideas for technology integration in education.
Funschool Hyper Spider Typer Keyboarding game
Find a list of keyboarding games here
Great technology resource site! (Gr PK -12)
Templates:  Jeopardy / Games
PowerPoint games: Jeopardy, Who Wants to be a Millionaire, etc.
Jeopardy Labs Build or browse existing Jeopardy templates that are NOT powerpoints
Jeopardy, Who Wants to be a Millionaire, and other game templates
Teachers Love Smartboards Templates for use with SMART Boards
Bristol VA Schools WebQuests Find webquests and links to other webquest pages
WebQuest.Org Great source of information about the WebQuest Model
WordArt / Font Art Word art, newspaper clippings, animated text generator
Create your own tag cloud from any text to visualize word frequency
Create basic word clouds, or clouds in specific shapes / faces
Create word clouds from text
Create word clouds from text
Create free 3D text, with or without animation