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USA Geography
Kids can play games to help them learn landscapes, capitals and the states of the United States.
Click here to take a look at some great USA map games

Tech Tips Blog
Barbara Feldman has great blogs that help teachers and parents find wonderful resources and ideas of how to use technology to benefit students.
Click here to check out this Tech Tips Blog

Nerdy Teacher
This is an amazing website with countless ideas that is updated often. Click here to check it out!

PBS
PBS Teachers has a great deal of resources for preschool teachers-senior high school teachers. Check it out here!


Education.com

This is a huge website encompassing countless resources for teachers including worksheets, lesson plans and activity ideas. Click here to check it out!


Penny Pinching Teacher

This is a website where a 5th grade teacher is all about saving money. She offers some great ideas to help make classrooms engaging, creative, and fun without spending a lot of money. Click here to check it out!

Digital Storytelling

Pinterest

There is a wealth of great resources on Pinterest. Click on the Education tab at the top to get countless ideas-for teachers and parents!
Pinterest!

Wonderful Videos that Inspire You to Be the Best Teacher You Can Be and Give You Some Great Ideas!

Taylor Mali on "What Teachers Make"
Taylor Mali (http://taylormali.com), one of the most well-known poets to have emerged from the poetry slam movement and one of the few people in the world to have no job other than that of poet., gives his mind on what teachers make. Mali is a vocal advocate of teachers and the nobility of teaching, having himself spent nine years in the classroom teaching everything from English and history to math and S.A.T. test preparation.
How is power divided in the United States government? - Belinda Stutzman
Articles I-III of the United States Constitution allow for three separate branches of government (legislative, executive, and judicial), along with a system of checks and balances should any branch get too powerful. Belinda Stutzman breaks down each branch and its constitutionally-entitled powers.

Lesson by Belinda Stutzman, animation by Johnny Chew.
Sesame Street: The Alphabet With Elmo and India Arie
Sesame Street page on youtube has tons of educational videos to show your students and children!
Phonics Song
Hooplakidz is an online channel dedicated to animated nursery rhymes and stories designed to entertain and educate children between the ages of 2 and 8.
The Oldest and Tallest Tree in the World (Cool School)
Mister Histor is back to teach you about old trees, tall trees, monkeys, rings, birthdays, helicopters, giants, and more! Wood you believe that trees keep track of their own histories? Go out on a limb, and branch out with this week's lesson. Wait! Don't leave! What history lesson do you want to hear next? Let us know in the comments below! And subscribe so you'll never miss a Cool School class every Friday!

Podcasts

Mathtrain

View actual student-created mathcasts. Step-by-step tutorials for math problems.

World War II History

Episodes about an extremely important event in History-World War II.

ESL

For the students who do not have English as their first language.

Mr. Streit's Book Talk

A weekly podcast where a middle school teacher talks to his students about a book they loved learning.

TeacherCast Podcast Network

Podcasts for teachers' professional development. Episodes most every week.