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Educating Students to be Their Best IN and FOR the World!

Illuminate for Teachers

MeL for Teachers 

Discovery Education 

Literacy Resources

Oakland schools ELA Units

Alphabet Sequencing


Literacy Sites

Internet 4 Classrooms – activities organized by skill and grade level

BBC Schools – a wealth of activities and resources organized by skill and grade level 


Enchanted Learning – resources for all subjects

Primary Games – a variety of topics

Read Write Think 

Reading Rockets 

Giggle Poetry – students can read and rate poetry  



Technology Tools 

Listed here because they have instant assessment rubrics and organizers, but truly they are designed to help teachers integrate technology into all aspects of the classroom.  



Math Online Resources

Online Manipulatives - pattern blocks, money, telling time, base 10 blocks, integer bars, fraction bars and more.
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives - manipulatives and activities  which are related to NCTM standards.  

Math Skill Practice – Basic Concepts with interactive games and offline activities
Dositey - activities organized by skill and age group

Graphing Tool - easy to use online graphing tool.  

Online Patterns - other activities also available here

Open Ended Activities - simple yet creative open-ended explorations

Online Fact Sheets - pre-made or make your own math fact sheets for print out or for completion online.  


Assorted Interactive Skill Practice Sites

Prongo- ages 3-12.  a variety of educational games.

Primary Games - good for reading, good for math.

FunBrain - a variety of activities organized by topic or grade

AAA Math - interactive practice for skills by grade level

Rainforest - interactive skills with a rainforest theme


Teacher Resources and Ideas

Education World 

NCTM Illuminations  resource site including lessons, activities, standards, and many useful links.

Edhelper - a source of math printables

Educator’s Reference Desk -   lesson plans


Social Sciences Resources

NASA for Kids - activities and teacher resources

First Gov for Kids - links maintained by Federal Citizen Information Center

K-2 Science Webquests

I KnowThat - activities organized by subject and grade

Ben’s Guide to Government - facts about our nation and its government.


Art and Music Resources

NY Philharmonic KidsZone -kids explore various aspects of music production and appreciation

San Francisco Symphony for Kids -similar to above

Musical Mysteries  - this site allows kids to explore basic musical concepts

Create a Sculpture - The Hirshhorn Scuplture Garden of the Smithsonian Institute offers an interactive sculpture program

The Art Zone - Interactive Art games sponsored by the National Gallery


West Bloomfield Preschool Academy Doherty Elementary Gretchko Elementary Roosevelt Elementary Scotch Elementary Sheiko Elementary Abbott Middle Orchard Lake Middle WBHS High School Oakland Early College Transition Center