Active Learning for PreK-3 and Special Needs
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Here are some of our favorite teacher websites. You will find links to the latest research, news about what other teachers and districts are doing, lesson plans, discussions, and more.

Reading:
50+ Storytelling Ideas
ReadingRockets.org
ReadWriteThink.org
Reading Is Fundamental

Response to Intervention:
National Center on RTI
RTI Action Network
RTI: A Primer for Parents (LDOnline)

Standards:
Common Core State Standards
National HeadStart Program Performance Standards
Next Generation Science Standards

General:
ProTeacher.com
EducationWorld.com
PBS Online
edhelper.com
Edutopia (Technology in the Classroom)

Learning Disabilities:
LD Online

Kindergarten:
The K Crew

Here are some links from primary teachers who use these sites for learning activities. Feel free to send in your favorites and we will add them to the page. We have no connection to the developers and just pass them along for you to evaluate and use.

Math:
Factory Balls
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives
Math Activities for Kids
Crunch the Numbers: Do More Math, Eat More Fruits and Vegetables
 
Reading:
Ultimate Guide to Reading Comprehension
Star Fall
Play and Learn
 
Science:
ZoomSci: Science and Engineering Projects for Kids
Wildlife and Nature Lesson Plans and Resources for Educators
Astronomy for Kids
K-8 Space Education Resources
 
Spanish:
Play & Learn
 
Geography:
Franny's Feet
 
General:
Kids Know It Network

 

Contributors:
Wayne Chubin, SF Unified District, San Francisco, CA
Kelly Campbell, EducatorLabs, Cary, NC