Teacher Links

All Grades

New McGraw-Hill math adoption site 

Santa Bonita School District - Web site that teachers have put an amazing amount of work in the HM reading program that we can benefit from and steal their ideas! 

Edusoft.com - Where the fun begins! 

Teacher's Domain - Teachers' Domain  give K-12 teachers new ways to inspire students, broaden content knowledge, and integrate technology into their classrooms. Teachers learn using videos of exemplary practice and rich media resources from NOVA and other PBS programming.  Was mainly science but not expanding into other areas.

K-8 Math Standards - Pages of examples of each math standard to use to assess students.
Calculation Balance
   Asite for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division practice. Good for learning your times tables. Also it is a useful tool for teachers to demonstrate balancing simple equations for  SATs questions.

Math Video Site - Good site, explains all levels of math concepts in a video 

Reader Theater's Scripts available here free, from Amy Kienitz 

Place Value Charts - A resource for learning or teaching place value. Excellent for teachers and pupils alike. Different levels of difficulty which include decimals. This is not made in America so the math abbreviations are different.

searchme.com - a cute new way to look for things on the internet, see what the home page looks like immediately. 

Powerpoints online - A presentation tool "Thumbstacks" you make online and anyone can view it by going online. 

Back to School Ideas - Kathy Schrock has developed a list of sites to get you inspired  

Teachertube- check videos students and teachers have made, they may cover a subject you're interested in

The Internet Archive is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, they provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public.  This is a great place to explore.

Reading Rockets is a national multimedia project offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.

Heads or Tails - Coin tossing

Mathwire - A very interesting math site  

HM Powerpoints - Download powerpoints/printouts already made for your grade level on vocabulary words and gives sites and video names that go with the story.

HM Web Site - Teacher tools for math program 

Elementary Powerpoints - various subjects in powerpoints , some really good, some not so much

TV Game Powerpoints - John Patten on the district web page explains how to make these powerpoints.  You go to this site and download the graphics and the set up you'll need.  Next you type in and fill in the subject matter for your class. 

TV Game Powerpoints 2 -These games were created in PowerPoint.  Download the templates and modify the games to fit your curriculum needs.

The Parade of Games web site - created to provide educators with easy-to- assemble educational games in a technology- enhanced environment to support key learning standards.   Educators  can select and download those PowerPoint games that support your learning objective

Bingo A useful teaching tool with a great range of number activities at different levels. It gives problems then tracks the answer of the number sentences you've called.  Interesting site, hard to explain.

Crickweb - Site has all levels and subjects to use with your projector 

Rulers - print inch ruler and centimeter straight edges 

Earth Calendar - calendar with world holidays 

Bulletin Board Sites- From Kathy Schrock, Discovery Channel 

Puzzlemaker - from the Discovery Channel, different kinds of puzzles you can make. 

Intervention Central - Recommended by Diane Pallios 

destiny.sylvan.k12.ca.us - Destiny Circulation System, to look up books in the library.

K-2 Teacher Resources

100th Day Activities - math site with papers you can print and activities to celebarate 100 days at school 

K Teaching concept Big and Small - short lesson

Dr. Seuss videos  

Interactive Calendar for current month, goes over days and prints it out if you want 

100 Chart - Project this 100 chart and do skip counting with colors, just like a smart board, everyone can see!

Large Clock - Project the clock on the screen, you can control different time increments, great teaching tool 

Clock - Large clock to use as a teaching tool, has second hand if you want it. 

Time - Worksheets and info on time 

Centimenter straight edge -measuring site, centimeter straight edge could be better marked.

Ruler - Little hard to use  

Fraction fourths  

Math Facts - visuals to teach basic math facts on your projector 

Cookies and Kids - This site has cookies and kids and has  visual aids when "dividing" up cookies. 

School and Home Link aligned to standards - Listed below are 100 School-Home Links activities for K-3 grades. The activities are organized by reading and literacy skills appropriate to each grade. Under each specific skill, there are varying numbers of activities to help children develop their ability to read and write. For the categories that have multiple activities, you can download the entire section or the individual activities  within that section by selecting from a pull-down menu. The School-Home Links activities below are available to download as PDF files. In order to read or print these files, you will need to use Adobe.  They also are available in Spanish.

Virtual manipulatives related to the NCTM standards for grades Pre-K - 2.

Houghton Mifflin eManipulatives Counters , Base Ten Blocks, Coins, Hundreds Chart  & more

Celsius Thermometer

3-5 Teacher Resources 

History Sites - Digital records of everything! Google and the National Archives 

Graph paper - download nd print a few different kinds of graph paper

Tables Chant-This site produces random times tables questions and the class are expected to call out the answers against the clock.

Multiplication Flashcards - multiplication flashcards you can download and other mul. information 

Simple Machine Science Activities 

Hippocampus - mostly secondary tutorials, but great resources and tutorials 



Interactive Math Sites - Looks boring at first but think about projecting these games for the whole class to work on  complicated math concepts. 

Historical Fashions -Fashion-era contains 690 content rich, illustrated pages of Fashion History, Costume History, Clothing, Fashions and Social History.

What's my Angle Teachers can use this site for demonstrating the use of protractors and the terms acute, obtuse and reflex angles. It can also be used by pupils to test their ability to measure angles

Angles - use projector and sort the different types of angles with your class 

Area - use projector to show how to find the area of shapes 

Calculating angles - little difficult to figure out how to use the site 

Animated Atlas - Traces the growth of the United States through animation and sound.