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Grades k-7 teachers. Online materials that can be printed directly from the site (some require Acrobat Reader) with permission to reproduce for classroom use. Searchable. Limited free access to tools to create various puzzles, worksheets and activity pages that are available with a paid membership.
Awesome Clip Art For Kids ..........http://www.awesomeclipartforkids.com/
Grades preschool-6 teachers. Downloadable clipart, fonts and wordsearch puzzles. General clipart is easy enough for grade 3-6 students to use themselves after being shown the layout.
Classroom Clipart ..........http://classroomclipart.com/
Grades 1-12 teachers. Over 42, 000 images, clipart, illustrations, photographs, and even a collection of fonts. Free use for k-12 students, but for other uses purchase a membership. Browse by category or keyword search.
Coloring Book Fun ..........http://www.coloringbookfun.com/
Grades k-5 teachers. Lots of ads make a busy site, but is what allows for free downloads of printable pages to color. Select from topics within categories of nature, characters, holidays, religious, animals. Hundreds of pages. Intermediate students could select and print pages independently if they understand the ads layout.
Connected Calendar ..........http://www.classroom.com/community/connection/calendar.jhtml
Grades 4-8 teachers. Each day on the calendar has a person, place, or event with an associated question to research. Link is given to the answer. The item is not directly associated with the date however.
Grades preschool-8 teachers. Some free worksheets, lesson plans, WebQuests, and puzzle builders. Most by subscription. You have to spend some time to find free items to fit the grade and concepts you want.
Flaming Text ..........http://www.flamingtext.com/
Grades k-12 teachers. Point-and-click to create banners, buttons, and images (many animated) to use for online projects.
Free Educational Clip Art ..........http://www.teacherfiles.com/clip_art.htm
Grades preschool-8 teachers. Free to use in activity sheets, newsletters or classroom web sites. Includes icons, text frames, title banners, and regular clip art on education themes.
Grades 3-8 teachers. Manage your bookmark collection on the web and have access from multiple computers. Create or upload bookmarks with option to share list with others. Search bookmark lists that other users have made public. Free service for schools and teachers. Can use to create different folders of bookmarks for students to use in a computer lab.
Kid Crosswords and Other Puzzles ..........http://www.kidcrosswords.com/
Grades 3-9 teachers. Select puzzle for student to solve online or print as appropriate: word seek, scramble words, rebus, crostic, picture builder, and various types of crossword. Be sure to click in the left sidebar to read the "Help With Puzzles" the first time you try the site. A few puzzles in Spanish. Some marked for members only which requires a $15 annual fee. PuzzleMaker to make your own, but need to be a member to save the created puzzle. Requires Java.
Kidzone - Fun Facts for Kids! ..........http://www.kidzone.ws/
Grades preschool-5 teachers. Printable activity sheets for language arts, math, science, geography, themes. Note: the search is not for this site alone and will return results from other related sites.
Kim's Korner for Teacher Talk ..........http://www.kimskorner4teachertalk.com/
Grades 5-9 teachers. Middle school language arts teacher, Kim Steele shares ideas for instruction and classroom management. Searchable.
Learning Page ..........http://www.learningpage.com/free_pages/home.html
Grades k-3 teachers. Download and print basic worksheets, theme activity sheets, e-books, and clipart. Requires free registration, but they promise the information is for their staff only. Requires a PDF file reader.
New Management ..........http://www.newmanagement.com/
Grades 1-6 teachers. Printable tips and tools for classroom management. Created by Rick Morris for his New Management seminars.
Grades k-8 teachers. Original animated images that can be downloaded for free. Includes information on copyright and how the graphics are created. Not all pictures are available with limited hardware systems.
Grades k-8 teachers. Library of thousands of images donated by individuals for teacher and student use. Searchable, or browse by subject, or select a lesson plan and click "Get Images" for the corresponding photos.
Printable Cards ..........http://www.dltk-cards.com/
Grades k-5 teachers. Print greeting cards, awards, bookmarks, calendars, and activity cards. Some use languages in addition to English. Intermediate grade students can print their own with supervision.
Grades 2-8 teachers. Create puzzles and games for newsletters, handouts, or classroom activities. Enter your information and print out mazes, word search, or a variety of word and number challenges.
Grades 2-10 teachers. Helps teacher construct activities by providing rhymes, definition, synonym, antonym, sound alike word. Additional site features let you search for specific words in familiar full-text documents; and a few quizzes.
School Express ..........http://www.schoolexpress.com/
Grades preschool-6 teachers. Print from over 9000 pre-constructed worksheets. Create your own worksheets to print or download, and math problems to solve online or from a printout. Download 130 software programs, although compatibility with a specific system is not guaranteed. The School Express online store supports the site enabling the offering of free materials.
Teaching is a Work of Heart ..........http://www.teachingheart.net/
Grades k-4 teachers. Various aids and resources; scroll to boxes below to access Reader’s Theaters Scripts, Thematic Units. More printables at other pages on this site. Permission to use in classroom, but don’t transfer to your own website. Good for teacher mentors.
Grades 3-8. You can adjust the unit of measure so that students can create a timeline for events in a book, a time in history, or etc. Links to samples of use.
Web Tools For Educators ..........http://www.teach-nology.com/web_tools/
Grades k-8 teachers. Create many kinds of classroom materials including certificates, crossword puzzles, graphic organizers, rubrics, word searches, and worksheets. More options with subscription. Click on Worksheets at the top to access a collection with thousands of free printable worksheets.
Web Worksheet Wizard ..........http://wizard.4teachers.org/
Grades k-12 teachers. Teacher can create and post a lesson, worksheet, or class page with text, picture, links. Will be kept online for two months but can be renewed or updated.
WebQuest Taskonomy ..........http://edweb.sdsu.edu/Webquest/taskonomy.html/
Grades 3-8 teachers. Tips and samples to help teachers create tasks for WebQuests. Not recently updated, but still valid.
tools to support teaching sites evaluated=47:
26 recommended; 11 rejected; 10 optional (weak or watch)
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