Resources

Students and Teachers: This page is full of helpful links and is a work in progress. Let me know if you find any “broken links” or have some favorites you can share with me.

Math

math by grade level/subject

lists of math vocab to know

Math drills worksheets

algebra balance pan – numbers

algebra balance scales – shapes

Division games

math basic skills

Math minute (online or printable)

Math word problem worksheets

virtual library of manipulatives

multiplication.com

elementary math videos WCPSS 

middle school math videos WCPSS

tips for memorizing multiplication facts

Reading

language arts by grade level/subject

language arts basic skills

language arts help from skillwise

audio stories – storynory

audio stories – babbooks

audio stories – light up your brain

author Shel Silverstein

author Mem Fox

vocabulary 411 for adults

Reading 411 for adults

starfall

poetry 4 kids

New York Times articles and questions

One page nonfiction articles

One page fiction articles

Question Stems for higher level Comprehension – printable, works with most fiction stories

Analogies

Socratic Seminar as a teaching strategy

Promote critical thinking with Socratic Seminars

News articles – dogonews

News articles – Newsela

News articles – Breaking News English

News articles – WORLDkids

Book – How to Read Literature like a Professor: for kids (middle school and early high school)

Writing

research site

Cursive and Manuscripts

Dictionary/Thesaurus

poetry writing with Jack Prelutsky

Rainbow Writing – color coded essay system

spelling bee 

spellingcity

storystarter

research writing methods lesson for middle school

Essay topics for middle and high school practice

Sample essays for middle and high school

Editing practice – upper elementary and above

ESL and EFL

ESL beginner lessons 

TEFL lessons

ESL lesson plan idea links

planning online English lessons

News articles – Breaking News English

Tongue twisters 

Science

Mad Science

Science basic skills

Social Studies

Coffee Shop Economics

Economics Mall

Lemonade Stand economics

social studies basic skills

Clark Creative Education – this resource has many classroom printable activities and digital versions

Critical Thinking

Blooms Taxonomy Infographics

Blooms Digital

The Differentiator

puzzles and brain teasers for kids

Critical thinking worksheets 

More critical thinking worksheets

Analogies 

How to grow your child’s critical thinking- article

Critical thinking essential questions – article

Quotes to use for critical thinking

How to increase higher order thinking – article

“Would you rather…” question list

“Would you rather…” printable list

Critical and Creative Thinking book – one of my all time favorites! 

Critical Thinking for students with developmental disorders

Asking Intentional Questions

Critical Thinking question stems for any subject

Questions for critical thinking in literacy and in math

Fiction and Nonfiction question stems

Interesting critical thinking questions to ask students

Creative questions to ask kids

Differentiated Instruction

What is differentiated instruction

FASD teaching strategies

FASD Informed Podcasts (I’m interviewed on one of them!)

FASD Hope

FASD Hope Podcasts (I’m a guest on two of them!)

LD Online – all about learning disabilities

Aphasia – Triangle Aphasia Project (TAP)

Accommodations for students with LD

Practical applications of accommodations in the classroom

Accommodations for virtual learning

Accommodations for distance learning (alternatives and multiple platform suggestions)

Learning support for high achieving students for distance learning

Sensory Project blog and podcast

Directions

Lessons to teach following directions

Lessons and activities for following directions

Following directions map sheet 

Multi step directions activities and links

Study Skills and Testing

test taking tips

math test study tips

NC released forms test practice material

printable practice tests

test practice for elementary cognitive tests

common core test prep (grade 1-12)

test prep links 3rd-9th

What are Cornell Notes and how to use them

How to take Cornell Notes from a textbook

How to take Cornell Notes from a lecture

Study Skills- various links from a teacher’s homepage

Vocabulary

Mrs. Donaldson’s Quizlet vocabulary folders

Vocabulary lists by grade level  – pdf download

vocabulary games

Wordly Wise for website book 5

My Vocabulary.com

Vocabulary.co.il 

Technology

Crossword Puzzle Maker

Word Search Maker

Graph Maker

storybird

keyboard tutorial

typing test

typing programs

more free typing games

technology integration article

Netsmartz

Wordsift

Wordle

spinner

timer

search engine –  kiddle

search engine – kidrex

infographics in the classroom

infographics article

infographics resources

quizlet

kahoot

teacher apps list

free technology for teachers

more free tech tools list

Teachers/Parents

School Anxiety – encouragement for teachers

Other/All subjects

Computer Lab Favorites

Internet4classrooms

NCWiseOwl

Mr Nussbaum’s website of games and resources

Funbrain

Nextlesson

Clark Creative Education – this resource has many classroom printable activities and digital versions

Teacher created materials – one of my favorite resources online, with many free resources