Parents are the first teachers of their children, and often remain a teacher and mentor through the adult life of their offspring. Educational Synthesis recognizes the role parents have in educating their children whether they choose to send them to an institution of learning, or to homeschool them. Many of the resources offered for use by teachers are just as useful to parents.
This site provides links to resources for teaching students from pre-K to 12. The site is divided into the main subject areas. The arts and sciences are found in Mrs P's Links. The site provdes printable and online content to be used by the teacher, in a class with a single computer, or in a lab full of the beasties! The resources were designed for regular ed, special ed, and gifted ed students.
|Primary Access: Create multimedia reports from primary sources||Pixton:: Create interactive comics.||ToonDoo: Create cartoon pictures||Magic Studio: Create timeline - add music, pictures and videos.||World-O-Meter: Online display of the daily fluctuations in world population and other statistics.||Electronic Portfolios Project and assessment in one neat package|
Moms Like Me
Social Network for mothers.
|Portal TutoringOnline tutoring in any subject||
Do Your Homework|
|The Arts in Every Classroom|
Shree Samarth Academy
Partner site in India
Using Kites to Teach Science
- Learn how to make Hawaiian Kapa Cloth and learn about the use of Kites in Science in Polynesia
|Staff and Mission||Portal TutoringOnline tutoring in any subject||Pictures! Toys! Charts! Crafts!||Create E-projects!||Lessons, Units, Courses|
|Alphabet! Stories! Poetry!||Charts! Games! Worsheets! Tools!||Biology! Chemistry! Physics! Earth! Space!||Geography! History! Holidays!||Color! Crafts! Music!||Children! Songs! Youtube! Midis!|
|Presidents! Animals! Holidays! More!|
Garden of Praise
Free youtube lessons! All subjects!
|Virtual Field Trips||
Bad Wolf Press
Musical Plays! Many Subjects
by a science teacher doing Homeschool
Fun Lessons and printables
for Families and Teachers
Math and language arts grade 1-4
Free! Lessons! Activities!
Kites Teach Science!
Make Hawaiian Kapa Cloth and learn about the use of Kites in Science in Polynesia
Test Research: Wikispaces A place where students can build their major research papers
|Numerals - Alphabets - Pictures -Words||Personalized Stories!||Facts - Pix - Links||Music - Crafts - Celebration|
|Sign Language: Resources for teaching sign language||
Foreign LanguagesByki : Pick a language
Software : Compare language software
English as a Foreign Language
Alphabet ResourcesTeacher's Toolbox : for teaching the English Alphabet.
Alpha Tiles : Print Letter Squares
AlphaLetter Worksheet: Letter and Words.
Alpha Bingo: Bingo card maker. Upper/Lower.
AlphaWrite: Worksheet - Write letters and words!
Alpha Romp : Type letters and words. Print completed work.
Pictionary: Directions and Pages.
Pictionary StoriesSix words for each letter. Include printable word cards.
Find A Things ... Find B Things ...
Alphabet GamesA-Things Game ... B-Things Game ... C-Things Game
D-Things Game ... E-Things Game
Writing ResourcesWriting Process -Printable Steps
About Myself Pages: Myself, My Favorites, My History, My Place etc.
100 Story Starters
My Hero Projects
SOL Writing Checklist:
Write-Gr5 ... Write-Gr8 ... Write-GR11
Word ResourcesCan I Have A Word? -Projects
Sight Word List -Sorted by grade level.
Sight Word Cards -Print cards or labels.
Spell Words -Weekly Word Lists -four levels
Spelling Demons-Frequently Misspelled words
Spelling City-Enter words and play games!
Starfall - Alphabet and early reading stories and activities.
|My Own Books
Interesting things that fit nowhere else.
Video lessons with discussion questions.
|Current Events: Links to news sources for the classroom||Scrapbook of President's Actions
Digital or paper project for class or individuals.
|US and Virginia Government: lesson plans, projects, and more.|
Maps of the world, continents, the US and Virginia to print and color. Print color and bind into an Atlas.
History projects compiled by George Mason University.
New Jersey Holocaust Commission
lesson plans and resources to teach about the Holocaust and other Genocide events in history.
Rounding up the Usual Suspects
essay on the teaching history by Robert Bain.
Pictures, movies, summaries, print and color pages, and links to more information on Famous People.
biographies of Famous Leader from around the world.
Links to pages calendar pages listing holidays and pages for some holidays.
|Halloween Classroom Activities in all subjects||Make a Shape Witch||
Links to midi, wav, and mp3 music for children.
|Social Studies Lesson Plans||
Electronic Portfolios and Web Tools|
A collection of blackline pictures of various animals and plants to use as coloring pages.
Directions to make measurement rods and print measurement sticks to use with informal measurement activities.
Predator and Prey Tiles, Reptile Tiles
Pictures of groups of animals:: collections of pictures of animals which can be printed, cut out, and sorted or pasted onto in a variety of activities and used to play various games. They are especially useful when printed on card stock. pasted onto index cards, printed on magnetic sheets, or printed on paper and backed with felt to use on flannel board.
|Plant-Animal Sort A collection of 20 picture tiles for plants and animals. Print a set for each student, have them cut out the individual pictures, then lay them out sorted into the pictures for plants and the pictures for animals. When the students can successfully do this sort, they can paste the picture on a piece of paper with the categories at the top.||Color Shape Sort A lesson or learning station (with computer) activity to sort tiles by color and shape and enter the totals into an excel spreadsheet, and print out the results.|
|Lesson PlanetHelps teachers quickly find teacher-reviewed online science lesson plans and worksheets.||Whelk Egg CasesA page about a whelk egg case found on the Chesapeake Bay one spring. It can be used as a life science or biology lesson on shell fish. April is a good month to find whelk egg cases on the Chesapeak Bay beaches, especially after a storm or very high tide.||Eastern BluebirdA page including a picture and a brief description of this popular backyard bird. The lesson includes the lovely song of the bluebird, so turn on your speakers while on the page.||What's On The MenuA lesson activity to classify animals by their eating habits: Carnivores, Herbivores, Omnivores and Parasites.<||Human Science Learn about inside and outside of humans|
|Are you My Dinner? GameDirections for games to reinforce predator and prey. The Predator asks the Prey "Are You My Dinner". The prey tells whether or not they are food for that predator. Two version of the game. Uses printable Predator Tiles and Prey Tiles.||Predator and Prey Domino TilesPrintable tiles with a picture of a predator and a prey on each, that can be used as dominoes in games for pairs of students.||Predator and Prey Card Games Printable card games are played like Old Maid using matches of predator and prey with a Smiling Hippo as the old maid card.||Predator and Prey Lesson Plan Lessons for a week long unit on Predator and Prey including picture resources, worksheets, games and activities.||
Predator and Prey Lesson Resources Printable pictures, worksheets, and pastable pictures to use with above lesson plan.
Prehistoric Hominids and Early Man
Characteristics and pictures of the ancestors of the human family.
Colors of Humans Spreadsheets
An Excel file the provides two possible spreadsheet sort activities. One is for students to count, insert the number, and view the changes in the graphs as they determine how many boys have which color hair or eyes, and how many girls have which color hair or eyes. This lesson, appropriate for first and second graders, can be done on one computer in the classroom, with various students entering the counts, or copied to all computers in a lab and have evereyone enter each of the counts.
An Excel spreadsheet to create a temperature worksheet to be used either on the computer, or printed and used with a pencil. Each day at the same time, take the outside temperature. Come back to the classroom and record the temperature on the printed or computer spreadsheet. At the end of the month, produce a graph that shows how the daily temperature varied during that month.
Elements Physical Chart
List of known elements with their physical attributes.
Elements Electrons Chart
>List of known elements with their atomic number, atomic weight, symbol and electron configuration.
Website with audio clips of "Inspired talks by the world's greatest thinkers and doers" which offers comments and ideas about science and other subjects.
Electronic Portfolios and Web Tools
Online resources to create multimedia projects, reports, and more.
Science Lessons and Activities created by a science teacher turned homeschooler.
|ESF FORUMS: Forums for discussion among professionals. Participate in an on-going discussion, or start your own.||
Links to parent and teacher resouces on Ed Synth
Useful in classrooms, family room, and homeschool.
|ESF EDUCATION DIVISION: Link to Education Information and resources for parents and teachers in regular and special education||CROSS CULTURE: Links to people, websites, resouces and other information on this project to identify needs and resouces for disabled students and adults in many countries and cultures.||SPECIAL EDUCATION: Resources of interest to teachers and parents of special needs students.|
|' ASSESSMENT: Resources for assessing students that include understanding the WISC test, informal assessments for learning styles, practice tests for standards, and more.||ELECTRONIC PORTFOLIOS AND WEB TOOLS: is a collection of 21st century approachs to assessment that combines projects with assessment to compare the student's progress to previous performance and peer performance.||CURRICULUM: Links to the Virginia Standards of Learning.||Interactive Lessons: Multi-media sample lessons||DIRECT ACCESS READING TECHNIQUE: Links to descriptions, papers, and materials to use the Direct Access Reading Technique.|
|LEARNING STYLES: Links to descriptions, papers and resources to determine and accommodate various student learning styles.||KINDER-WRITE: Link to study by Bob Rose on the effect that writing the alphabet in Kindergarten has on developing reading skills||Lessons: Plans for lessons and units||PRINT: Link to printable learning resources for parents and teachers.|
|Differentiating Instruction how-tos for inclusion and mainstreaming.||Bad Wolf Press Musical Skits with curricular objectives.||GHANA: Link to two projects in northern region village in Ghana to help the students with education for the 21st Century.||INDIA: Link to Curriculum/Lessons Plans under development for a school for the blind in India.||SOL-STANDARDS OF LEARNING: Link to Virginia Standards of Learning objectives for K-12 in the major subjects areas.|
|SKY-HI: Link to our own developing curriculum objectives for K-12.||RESEARCH: Links to resources for student and professional research.||Periodic Table of Vizualization Strategies Detailed presentation of the many ways that visualization strategies can be used in the classroom and beyond.||Don Potter Website Educational website in many subjects including beginning reading and the learning of ancient languages||Bloom's Digital Taxonomy Recently updated, this is an excellent reference for developing student skills in technology.|
|The Power of One: Video Presentation (Education in Pakistan)||Differentiated Instruction- Meeting student needs child by child|
Abraham Lincoln Designed by a first grade class - http://www.siec.k12.in.us/~west/proj/lincoln/index.html
500 Day Event - http://www.worldwildlife.org/500day/ Presented by World Wildlife Fun
A stockmarket project: http://www.ncsa.uiuc.edu/edu/RSE/RSEyellow/gnb.html
Contemporary Art in St. Petersburg, Moscow, Odessa and Kieve - Internyet - http://www.moma.org/onlineprojects/internyet/index.html
North American Scavenger Hunt http://www.siec.k12.in.us/~phale/northam.htm
Project Whistlestop - http://www.whistlestop.org/
Remote Access Online Real-time Science Experiment http://www.cbt.virginia.edu/Olh/
Search the Rainforest - http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Ithaca/6471/
Seeing, Hearing and Smelling the World - http://www.hhmi.org/senses/
The Soundry - http://library.advanced.org/19537/
Stirfry - http://www.adaweb.com/context/stir-fry/
Surfing for ABCs - http://www.siec.k12.in.us/~west/proj/abc/index.html
Aaron Shepard, Childrens Author Online: http://www.aaronshep.com/
Historical United States Census Data - includes state- and county-level census data for every state from 1790 to 1970. http://icg.fas.harvard.edu/~census/
NC Civics Education Consotrium: http://members.xoom.com/Civics_2/
Teacher and parent resource
Collaborative Project Section found at: http://www.wvu.edu/~ruralnet/current/index.htm
WVK-12 RuralNet Project, West Virginia University URL: http://www.wvu.edu/~ruralnet/
The Innovative Teaching Website: http://www.interserf.net/mcken/teacher.htm
Come join AT&T Virtual Classroom at http://www.ap.att.com/vc/
Library of Virginia at http://www.vsla.edu
"Outside the Box...the place for teachers and parents of misunderstood kids!" http://home.att.net/~shagberg/
INNOVATIVE TEACHING presented by Walter McKenzie - Creative Classroom Consulting http://www.interserf.net/mcken/consult.htm Innovative staff development: Technology Applications, Multiple Intelligences, Curriculum Integration and Creative Education.
YOUTH GARDEN GRANTS grant to fund seeds and gardening equipment. The National Garden Association fund 300 projects up to $750. http://www2.garden.org/nga/EDU/NGA-EDU6.HTM
NASA s Observatorium at http://observe.ivv.nasa.gov
http://solar.physics.montana.edu/YPOP/Classroom/index.html Solar Learning Activities. Goddard Space Center Education Dept.
A Sunny Day.. Studying the Sun. http://solar.physics.montana.edu/YPOP/
EASI WEB http://www.rit.edu/~easi" The ADDvocate [TM] -- Helping Highly-Motivated Professionals with ADD Achieve their Highest Goals [TM] Subscribe at http://www.theaddvocate.com/
Virtual High School Web site http://vhs.concord.org
Hi! I'm Jim Hasse. I have cerebral palsy and facilitate a discussion forum which helps people with disabilities share stories about their personal experiences You can subscribe to this free weekly digest at http://www.tell-us-your-story.com. See the link in the upper right-hand corner.
John Kinny-Lewis, The Web Classroom http://www.webclass.asn.au
The measurement-conversion web site http://pos.net/guest/ref/conversion.htm This site will not only convert cubits into meters, or gills into gallons, it will convert feet into chains and back again.
Ask ERIC - http://ericir.syr.edu/Virtual/Lessons/ the AskERIC Lesson Plan Collection contains more than 1,000 unique lesson plans which have been written and submitted to AskERIC by teachers from all over the United States. Search by subject or keyword.
A to Z Teacher Stuff - http://www.geocities.com/~atozteachstuff/ This site is organized for finding quick lesson ideas: Lesson Plans, Thematic Units, and Activities for Children's Literature. Links are
compiled by theme for thematic unit resources, and by title/author for book activities. Additional links to other educational resources.
Cable in the Classroom Curriculum Connections - http://www.ciconline.com/cconnect1.htm
Monthly extensions of quality educational cable programming, typically suitable for high school, but occasionally appropriate all the way down to upper elementary.
Connections+ - http://www.mcrel.org/connect/plus/ Internet resources--lesson plans, activities, curriculum resources--linked with corresponding subject-area content standards; common sense organization of small but growing group of lessons and support materials built around subject areas and topics.
Cyberguides - http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/cyberguide.html Put out by the Schools of California Online Resources for Education (S.C.O.R.E.) group, this site has top-notch integrated units for everyone K-12. With a real emphasis on using quality literature as the cohesive foundation for integration, these units and lessons are awesome.
Deaner's Education Pages - http://www.vaxxine.com/tdeane/ed.html While the page begins with an apology for 'the mess', this site is actually nice and tidy, although it hasn't been updated since the end of the last school year. Lots of great links to subject area specific lesson sources: Math, Language, Social Studies, Science, Government Resources and Cross-Curricular studies. Check it out!
Discovery Channel School - http://discoveryschool.com/lessonplans/themes/ Coordinate your lessons with top quality educational programming from the Discovery Channel.
Early Elementary Lessons http://www.eecs.umich.edu/mathscience/funexperiments/agesubject/earlyelementary.html
Educast - http://www.educast.com/arc/lp/lessonPlanSrch.html A searchable database of lesson plans which are sorted by grade level, subject and keywords. Over 500 lesson plans ready to go with no bells or whistles getting in the way.
Eisenhower National Clearinghouse - http://www.enc.org/classroom/index.htm
Gander Academy - http://www.stemnet.nf.ca/CITE/themes.html Teacher resources grouped by themes.Themes include Archaeology, Countries, Earth Science, Flight, Animals, Forests, History, Ocean, Health, Sports, the Environment, Space, Music, Mythology and Weather.
Instructional TV Lesson Plans - http://www.wnet.org/nttidb/srchface/lpgetype.html Over 200 lessons coordinated with the programming ITV has been offering classrooms for years.
Instructor Magazine Theme Units - http://scholastic.com/Instructor/theme/index.htm
Integrating the Internet - http://seamonkey.ed.asu.edu/~hixson/index/index5.html
Language Arts Lesson Plans - http://www.col-ed.org/cur/lang.html
Learn2 - http://learn2.com/ Online tutorials on a multitude of topics
Learner Online - http://www.learner.org/exhibits/ Presented by Annenberg/CPB Multimedia, these exceptional "exhibits" are actually online lessons which go into greater depth than your usual faire.
Lesson Plan Exchange - http://www.wizard.net/~kc/lsc/exchange/home.htm
Outta Ray's Head - http://www3.sympatico.ca/ray.saitz/lessons3.htm
Language Arts lessons by Ray and other veterans - classroom tested
Smithsonian A-Z - http://educate.si.edu/lessons/art-to-zoo/azindex.html
Teachers Helping Teachers - http://www.pacificnet.net/~mandel/index.html
Teaching Current Events - http://www.csun.edu/~hcedu013/cevents.html
Technology Enhanced Lesson Plans - http://www.ed.sc.edu/caw/lessons/lessons.html
American Revolutionary War http://www.clarityconnect.com/webpages4/kcarsons/oconunit/index.htm
Computer Teacher - http://www.thecomputerteacher.com/flesson1A.html
Constitution Day - http://www.nara.gov/education/teaching/constitution/home.html
Dear Mrs. Roosevelt - http://newdeal.feri.org/eleanor/index.htm Moving site that presents letters Depression-era children sent to the First Lady with requests and observations to share.
Earthquakes - http://184.108.40.206/lessons/EarthScience/earthquakes/
Ecosystems - http://www.ash.udel.edu/ash/teacher/collab/eco/index.html
ESL Games - http://eslgames.com/ A welcoming site with lots of ideas and activities
The Internet Pizza Server - http://www.crpc.rice.edu/CRPC/GT/sboone/Lessons/Titles/pizza.html
Innovative lesson plan making use of the Internet pizza Server to have students creates cyber pizzas as they like them; brings in measuring, economics and nutrition. This lesson has been on the Web since 1995
Look Who's Footing the Bill! - http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/democracy/debtquest.html
Money Equivalents - http://www.plan.ml.com/family/teachers/money.html Prepared by The Bank Street College of Education in New York City, this site offers activities and printable worksheets to help teach students in the primary grades the value of money.
Reality Check - http://www.mainfunction.com/realitycheck/index.html
The Sign of the Beaver - http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/ckwillia/beaver.htm
Titanic Mock Trial - http://www.andersonkill.com/titanic/facts.htm
Who's the Bigger Captain? - http://www.scie.ecu.edu/personal/Lenoir/quirk.html
Teach your upper Elementary or Middle School students the concept of proportions using the NIH Image program (downloadable) and this lesson. Using the NIH program, students compare images of a 'Ken doll' version of Captain Kirk and an actual photograph from the Star Trek TV series. Ratio, proportion and scaling are all explored in this neat lesson.
Witchcraft Hysteria - http://www.nationalgeographic.com/features/97/salem/ Interactive experience of the infamous 1692 tragedy, Students take part in the hysteria, the trials and the verdicts. A great cyber-experience for High School students
Teaching and Learning Resources and Strategies http://www.newhorizons.org/too
"NASA On the Cutting Edge Educational Live Shows" http://spacelink.nasa.gov/Educational.Services/NASA.Education.Programs/Educational.Technology/NASA.On.the.Cutting.Edge/
The Educator's Video Resource Guide for "Small Bodies, Big Impact" can be found on NASA Spacelink at the following Internet location: http://spacelink.nasa.gov/products/Small.Bodies.Big.Impact
Spacelink Staff http://spacelink.nasa.gov
Those interested in the history of the City of Richmond,especially in the Segregation and post-Segregation periods, might enjoy the fruits of my students' research from the past few years. The new site can be found at the following URL: http://saturn.vcu.edu/~mebell/richmond/index.html
The Colonial Williamsburg foundation is found at http://www.colonialwilliamsburg.org
|A collection of blackline pictures of various animals and plants to use as coloring pages.|
|Directions to make measurement rods and print measurement sticks to use with informal measurement activities.|
|Animal Tiles - Pictures of groups of animals:: collections of pictures of animals which can be printed, cut out, and sorted or pasted onto in a variety of activities and used to play various games. They are especially useful when printed on card stock. pasted onto index cards, printed on magnetic sheets, or printed on paper and backed with felt to use on flannel board.|
|A collection of 20 picture tiles for plants and animals. Print a set for each student, have them cut out the individual pictures, then lay them out sorted into the pictures for plants and the pictures for animals. When the students can successfully do this sort, they can paste the picture on a piece of paper with the categories at the top.|
|A lesson or learning station (with computer) activity to sort tiles by color and shape and enter the totals into an excel spreadsheet, and print out the results.|
Lesson Planet helps teachers quickly find teacher-reviewed online science lesson plans and worksheets.
|A page about an whelk egg case found on the Chesapeake Bay one spring. It can be used as a life science or biology lesson on shell fish. April is a good month to find whelk egg cases on the Chesapeak Bay beaches, especially after a storm or very high tide.|
|A page including a picture and a brief description of this popular backyard bird. The lesson includes the lovely song of the bluebird, so turn on your speakers when sharing it with your students.|
|A lesson activity for learning to classify animals by their eating habits: Carnivores, Herbivores, Omnivores and Parasites.|
|An index for resources to learn about inside and outside of humans|
|Sets of directions for games to teach predator and prey. The Predator asks the Prey "Are You My Dinner". The prey tells whether or not they are food for that predator. Two version of the game. Uses printable Predator Tiles and Prey Tiles.|
|Printable tiles with a picture of a predator and a prey on each, that can be used as dominoes in games for pairs of students.|
|Printable card games are played like Old Maid using matches of predator and prey with a Smiling Hippo as the old maid card.|
|Lessons for a week long unit on Predator and Prey including picture resources and worksheets for activities.|
|Printable photos, worksheets, and pastable pictures to use with above lesson plan.|
|Characteristics and pictures of the ancestors of the human family.|
|An Excel file the provides two possible spreadsheet sort activities. One is for students to count, insert the number, and view the changes in the graphs as they determine how many boys have which color hair or eyes, and how many girls have which color hair or eyes. This lesson, appropriate for first and second graders, can be done on one computer in the classroom, with various students entering the counts, or copied to all computers in a lab and have evereyone enter each of the counts.|
|List of known elements with their physical attributes.|
|List of known elements with their atomic number, atomic weight, symbol and electron configuration.|
|An Excel spreadsheet to create a temperature worksheet to be used either on the computer, or printed and used with a pencil. Each day at the same time, take the outside temperature. Come back to the classroom and record the temperature on the printed or computer spreadsheet. At the end of the month, produce a graph that shows how the daily temperature varied during that month.|
|Website with audio clips of "Inspired talks by the world's greatest thinkers and doers" which offers comments and ideas about science and other subjects.|
|Online resources to create multimedia projects, reports, and more.|
|Science Lessons and Activities created by a former science teacher turned homeschool Mom.|
Powerpoint presentation on this landscape phenomena in Turkey.
|Virtual Field Trips in Science.|
|Using Kites to Teach Science - Learn how to make Hawaiian Kapa Cloth and learn about the use of Kites in Science in Polynesia|
Primary Access: An online tool to create multimedia reports from primary sources.
World-O-Meter: An online display showing the daily fluctuations in world population and other statistics.
Jobs: A series of Flash movies introducing the concept of jobs and discussing the work done in five different jobs.
Money, Money, Money: A Flash movie to introduce money and the concept of income.
What to do With Money? a series of Power Point presentations describing the basic uses of money.
News Report: Links to news sources for the classroom
Scrapbook of President's Actions: Digital or paper project for class or individuals.
China: A page with illustrations and music from China now and then.
Ghana: A page with links to information and pictures of Ghana and to an ongoing project.
Israel: A page with illustrations and music from Israel now and then.
Great Britain: A page with illustrations and links to information on Great Britain
Russia: A page with illustrations and links to information on Russia
Australia: A page with illustrations and link to information on Australia
US and Virginia Government: lesson plans, projects, and more.
Color Maps: Maps of the world, the continents, the US and Virginia to print and color. Print color and bind into an Atlas.
History Matters - links to various history projects on the web compiled by George Mason University.
New Jersey Holocaust Commission - lesson plans and resources to teach about the Holocaust and other Genocide events in history.
Rounding up the Usual Suspects - essay on the teaching history by Robert Bain.
Famous Americans: Pictures, movies, summaries, print and color pages, and links to more information on Famous Americans in a variety of categories.
Famous Leaders: Short biographies of Famous Leader from around the world.
Holidays Links to pages calendar pages listing holidays and pages for some holidays.
Music Links to midi, wav, and mp3 music for children.
Electronic Portfolios and Web Tools Online resources to create projects, reports, stories, timelines, comics, and more using multimedia like music, pictures and videos.
Mrs. P's Lesson Plans
Letters, Words, Reading, Writing
This series of activities are to be used over the first year a student is in school as a precurser to learning to read.
The Letter B
This lesson is a sample of lessons t be used with the individual lessons in the Alphabet Lessons above
K-2 ...Writing... () ...
Type My Name
This lesson introduces the student to writing his/her name on a keyboard.
This lesson introduces the student to online correspondence.
K-6 ... Writing, Holidays...()... Make A Halloween Newsletter
Put together some news, photos, recipes, and share it with classmates and friends.
Introduces poety based on the music of Santana.
What Rhymes with Squirrel?
Poetry Unit with online activities in various genres.
K-12 ... English ... ()...
Lessons in a Can
Lessons for learning English as a first or second language
Numbers, Operations, Algebra, Measurement, Geometry
K-3...Chart ...<>.... Zman Class Chart
This activity allows the students to vote on their favorite version of a picture and tally the vote using a spreadsheet. At the end, they can print out a classroom chart of their choices.
K-5 ...Math... (),,, Zman Class Spreadsheet
This lesson allows students to solve a story problem by voting on four options, tallying the vote on a spreadsheet, and discussing the results.
K-8 ... Math... () ... Math Mojo
Lessons on learning math using an abacus for hands-on experiences
Make a Shape Witch
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Life Sciences, Physical Science, etc.
Our Science Table
Science Table learning station in a Kindergarten or First Grade classroom
K-6 ... Science
Colors of Humans
This lesson introduces students to spreadsheets and graphs by collecting and analyzing data on hair and eye colors among their classmates.
This three week unit will introduce students to Life Processes of plants, animals, and humans. Some of the projects in this unit will continue in the classroom long after the unit is completed.
Predator and Prey
This week-long unit will introduce students to the concept of predator and prey. Unit includes links to printable pictures, worksheets and games.
Life Cycle Lessons 1-5 with Webquest
This structured unit introduces student to life cycles.
Crayola: Tadpole to Frog Lesson Plan
Lesson on the life cycle of a frog
What's on the Menu? Lesson activity on Carnivores, Herbivores, Omnivores, and Parasites
Earth Day Tips and activites for the classroom
Social Skills, Holidays, Geography, History, Government, Civics, etc.
Landscape phenomena in Turkey.
Ancient Egypt, Ancient China and the Present
Lessons about the architecture, inventions, calendar and written language of two ancient civilizations and how they have impacted the present.
Virtual Field Trips in Science.
The Power of One
4-12 --- Current Events
Track the President
This project can be done across a year, a semester, or a shorter unit time. In this project, students either create a webpage of a scrapbook in which they record speeches with promises made by the president (or governor) and then track news articles to see the outcome of the promises.
K-2 ... Math, Science, Holiday
Make a Shape Witch
Using triangles, circles, squares and rectangles make a Witch for Halloween
Lesson plans for the full semester of a 2 hr per day block class that covers the whole course for credit. Can be used "as is" for a high school or home school course
Introduction to Civilizations
17 mini-lessons that introduce the concepts of a civilization
1-2+ ... History
The President's Scrapbook
Webquests for grade 1 and 2 to learn about famous Americans and develop a Powerpoint presentation on what is learned.
5-8 ... Geography, Earth Science
Complete lesson plan from National Geographics on Earthquakes
K-12 ... All
Halloween Classroom Activities in all subjects Lessons and Activities for Halloween
K-6 ....Holidays, Language
Make and publish a Halloween Newsletter
Virginia Newspaper Project
Sponsored by Library of Virginia
Comparing Ancient Egypt, Ancient China to the Present: This plan meets the Virginia SOL objective in social studies 2.1. In this unit, the students learn some of the basics of ancient Egypt and ancient China such as architecture, inventions, and written language and how these ancient societies contributed to our modern culture. Introduction to Civilization with 17 video mini-lessons discuss the important concepts of a civilization. Civilization Report: Instructions and form for elementary level report on a civilization.
Directions to teach students a daily greeting to teacher and each other, a daily calendar activity, Daily Good-Bye activity and more. Ideal for first year of school (Pre-School), Kindergarten, and Special Education classes.
Plans to teach students how to find their way around the school and its environs. These plans were created to use with blind students, but will be equally useful for Kindergarten or first year classes as well as classes for students with special needs.
K-12 ...MATH, SCI, LANG, SocStud ...
Free youtube lessons in math, science, humanities, and more! Includes games, activities, etc.
K-2 ... ENG, SCI ... ENG K.2, K.3, K.10, K.12; SCI K.8
Daily Activites especially for first year and special needs student. Include: Calendar, Greeting, Mobility, Good-Bye, Who Are You? and Sign-In Spreadsheet.
K ...Eng, Math, Sci, Soc
Blind Students in India
Sample two week lessons for blind students in a small city in India.
K-12....Eng, Math, Sci, Soc
Exceptional lessons on specifics within a subject.
Suggestions on how to improve memory
All Various Discovery Education Lessons plans on lots of subjects K-12 All Various Electronic Portolios and Web Tools Tools to create digitized projects for learning
Online Courses, Classes, Lessons
Shree Samarth Academy
Partner site in India
Free youtube lessons. All subjects
Mythology and Civilization
History and literature
Lesson Plans and actities
Bad Wolf Press
Virtual Field Trips
Field Trips without buses!
Science Lessons and Activities
Classroom and Homeschooler.
Exploring Leonardo DaVinci
arts and sciences
Preditor and Prey
Mrs. P's Toy Chest
Print! Cut! Fold! Paste!
Toys Make A Clock Make A Piggy Bank Online Kaleidoscope Sim Park Free Puzzles
Lessons, Projects & Activities
This class project was designed for 2nd graders, but by giving the students more control of the project and having each student create his/her own scrapbook, it can be useful with students through high school. The project includes writing, technology, and history. This class project has the students collect data on the colors of humans, enter it in a spreadsheet, and analyze the data. It includes statistics, biology, and technology. This set of class projects incorporates reading, making choices, and voting on those choices. Class and student chart and spreadsheets are completed and students can join an email project as well. Interactive Lessons Interactive Lessons Multi-media presentations in many subjects World-O-Meter World-O-Meter current display of world facts Bingo Card Maker Number Bingo, Alpha Bingo, Word Bingo and more. Make a Shape Witch
Investigating Systems Course of Study A Curriculum by Marion Brady and Howard Brady that integrates the typical subjects into a cohesive course of study for high school students. Khan Academy Free youtube lessons in math, science, humanities, and more! Includes games, activities, etc.
What is Missing? by Marion Bardy A powerful presentation about the need to integrate the parts of education into a meaningful whole.
Links to Projects
|The Ghana Project: This project involves support of two villages in the northern region of this country|
|The Zman Project: This project pairs a story of aliens visiting the planet with student activities in making judgements, tallying votes, creating charts and spreadsheets and sending email.|
|The Kinder-Write Project: This project suggests and researches the theory that fluency in writing letters achieved during Kindergarten enhances literacy.|
|Blind Students in India Project: This project provides a few weekly lesson plans for a school for the Blind in India. Lack of response from the school has put this project on hold.|
The Far Star Project: This project was active in the 1990's to connect special education students around the world with aliens from outer space. The Far Star Project was the parent project for Zman.
|Bingo Card Maker Numbers, Letters, Word s, Elements and more.|
World Clock - Live Statistics
|Accomodations for Unique Learners||Directions for Worksheet Makers||Math Lesson Plans|| Math Tools
Print and online.
| Math Games
Virtual and Traditional
| Math Worksheets
|Math Puzzles and Teasers||Thinking Blocks||
Math Word Problems
Make a Shape Witch
Halloween Math Activity
|Rap Hip-hip RhymesMake mmusic to learn math.||Teaching Story Problem Solving||The Singapore Maths||Teach Kids Math By Model Method|
Math Dot Com
worksheets, games and online practice
|Geo Gebra Online graphic Algebra||
Lure of the Labyrinth
Algebra game:middle schoolers
Methods for Singapore Math
|Kanmer Abacus for the Blind||Math Mojo - Math Lessons using an Abacus||Writing Numerals Workbook||Make a Shape Witch||
How to make your own
Math TV - Algebra LessonVideos
|ALG-Text-Ch01 : Variables and Expressions||ALG-Text-Ch02 : Rational Numbers and the Number Line||ALG-Text-Ch03 : Equations||ALG-Text-Ch04: Ratio and Proportion||ALG-Text-Ch05 : Inequalities||ALG-Text-Ch06 : Polynomials||ALG-Text-Ch07 : Factoring|
|ALG-Text-Ch08 : Rational Expressions||ALG-Text-Ch09 : Functions and Graphs||ALG-Text-Ch10 : Graphing Linear Equations||ALG-Text-Ch11 : Systems of Open Sentences||ALG-Text-Ch14: Statistics and Line Plots||ALG-BasicAlgebra-Contents|
Page created February 10, 2002. Anne Pemberton. Updated Sat, Feb 18, 2012. AP.