Best of the Web: Curriculum Projects
Periodically we compile a list of the best of what the Internet has to offer to teachersóbe that in the classroom or just in daily life. The current edition “Curriculum Projects and Funding” highlights websites that help teachers develop curriculum projects and/or find funding for them.
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- Discovery School
- Here you will find classroom activities supporting core curriculum topics.
- Crayola provides an excellent and easily searchable database of activities, arts and crafts ideas, and lesson plans involving Crayola products.
- PBS TeacherSource
- PBS TeacherSource offers activity ideas for Language Arts, Social Studies, Math, Science and Health.
- Thirteen Ed Online
- This free service features classroom activities and reviews of curriculum-based Web sites.
- Puzzlemaker is a puzzle-generation tool for teachers, students and parents. The site allows you to create and print customized word-search, crossword and math puzzles using your word lists.
- Enchanted Learning
- Craft ideas, writing activities and calendars are available on this website for students in grades K-3. This site also includes information about many different types of animals.
- Teacher Created Resources
- Teacher Created Resources, an educational publishing company, offers free monthly activities and brainteasers.
- This site provides activities, games and worksheets to help teach multiplication.
- Learn how to build a school website. The site offers instructions for a hands-on project that teachers and kids can do together.
- Reading Lady
- This website is geared towards younger grades. It offers scripts for "Reader's Theatre" and a poetry journal section.
- ABC Schoolhouse
- ABC Schoolhouse offers child-centered and classroom-tested materials, including seasonal activities and materials. Some of the themes available include bears, spring, plants, St. Patrick's Day, Valentine's Day and many more.
- Seussville provides Dr. Seuss games, worksheets and ideas based on his books.
Funding for School Activities
- Public school teachers can use DonorsChoose to submit ideas for experiences or materials that their students need to learn. Then concerned individuals can select a proposal they want to fund.
- Labels for Education
- Labels for Education is an easy, fun way to help schools in your neighborhood get free educational merchandise, including computers, sports equipment and musical instruments.
- Box Tops for Education
- Box Tops for Education offers three easy ways for you to earn cash for your school through everyday activities like buying groceries, shopping online and making purchases with a credit card.
- The SMARTer Kids Foundation
- The SMARTer Kids Foundation is a private organization that provides opportunities for students and teachers to learn new skills and grow in self-confidence by placing technology, grants and programs at their service.