STOP AND READ THIS POST FIRST - - - IT'S GOT PAGES ONE THROUGH THREE LISTED BELOW - NO NEED TO SIFT THROUGH ALL OF THOSE POSTS. (Pages four and on have not been added below so you may want to check anything beyond that page.) Thanks to everyone who contributed. There are billions of cool website resources for us to use. A lot of you went out of your way to pick your favorite sites and post them for us. It's greatly appreciated. FAVORITE WEBSITES UPDATED 7/6/08 Classroom Management Ms. Powell's Management Ideas for Teachers -Classroom Management Mrs. Luigs' Site Lesson Plans Core Knowledge Lesson Plans - All kinds of lesson plans. Learning Page - Lesson Plans Reading and Literacy Literactive - It's a free interactive reading website for primary grades. You have to register and get a password, but it's free. http://www.webenglishteacher.com/index.html - Reading and Literacy Lesson Plans Literacy Connections - Awesome "how-to" site for teaching literacy. Example: "What are sight words?" The Teacher's Desk - Great reading/literacy resources for grades 5 and 6 WritingFix - Lots of writing prompts - neat site - scroll down to see all the fun stuff. ReadWriteThink - Lesson Plans and resources for reading and literacy The Reading Lady - Reading lesson plans and lots of resources and ideas. Mosaic Listserve Tools -free, wonderful resources for literacy education! Interactive Educational Websites for Students Visuwords - Awesome interactive word-web creator - type in any word! COOL! FunBrain - Interactive Learning games for the kiddos BrainPOP - Interactive movies, quizes, and games for kiddos (Free 5-day trial) National Geographic Kids TIME for kids Carl's Corner - Reading GALORE Raz-Kids - This website reads stories to students based on reading level - Awesome! (membership required) Starfall.com - Great K-2 Reading site Storyline Online - Great books read by actors (Free) Mr. Lettiere's English on the Web - Love the study guides and handouts. He also has great links. Custom Worksheet Generators and the like Printable Certificates - Generate custom certificates for your classroom. EasyTestMaker - Generate your own customized tests! Neat-o. Traceable handwriting worksheet generator Crossword Puzzle Generator Puzzle Maker - From the Discovery Channel Rubric Generator (and Lesson Plans) RubiStar - Rubric Generator Chart Dog - for teachers--it's an online charting program to document just about anything and it creates the graph SuperKids - Math worksheet generator. Dolch Sight Words - Free list based on grade level - Pre-K through 3rd General They-Have-It-All Websites Zwolle Elementary School Resources - AWESOME SITE!! Tons and tons of elementary goodies listed in alphabetical order. Check it out! Education World - A little of everything. EdHelper.com - These guys have it ALL. (Membership requried but it's cheap.) SparkleBox - TONS of printable stuff for the classroom and it's all FREE. Awesome site. Links for K-12 - hodge podge of goodies Real Classroom Ideas - This has so many useful ideas for the classroom. TeachersFirst - Lots of units and resources - awesome site! Teaching Resources- She has everything for multiple subjects. TeachingTips.com- 100+ Resources for teaching without textbooks. Busy Teacher Cafe - Lots of resources. The Virtual Vine - Lots of good stuff! Teaching Heart - K-3 Resources Art and Crafts DLTK's Printable Crafts - good craft ideas and you can customize charts Math The Math Worksheet Site- Instant basic math drill/review sheets. Nicely done. Fuller version available with subscription, but I got lots of mileage out of the free features. Figure This! - Fun math brain teasers. Introducation to Algebra - Great site for pre-algebra and algebra Math Fact Cafe - Lots of math printables. Cool site. Hands-on Math - Hands on math activities for elementary Pattern Possibilities - All kinds of math patterns Teacher Resources Galore- Fractions, time, money, place value, etc. File Folder Games - Math games for elementary Mathwire.com - Standards-based Math Activities Science The Science Spot - Everything science. Steve Spangler Science Special Education AAC Intervention - Lots of cool Boardmaker activities! Augmentative/Alternative Communication - Really cool speech path site with tons of speech-related activities. speakingofspeech.com - lots of materials for special ed created by teachers. asteachersites - Tons of really cool Autism-related goodies! Special Education Sites - Really cool resources and social stories. Mouse Trial - Interactive online learning games geared toward kiddos with Autism - some free trials but membership fee is low. Intellitools - Free membership Adaptations in PreSchool Special Education IEP Goal Bank - Awesome tool for special educators. PAT Bank Make-it-yourself Work Tasks - Another awesome site for special educators and possibly gen edders too. http://www.positivelyautism.com/ - Great Autism resource site from our very own Nicole. Thanks Nicole! Tinsnips - printables and ideas for kids with autism, but can be used in any elementary class Behavior Managment Intervention Central - Great behavior management resource! http://www.disciplinehelp.com/ - Discipline help. Health HealthyHands.com - I used a lot of printables from this site in my germs unit. KidsHealth.org - An all-around resource (includes some printables) about everything health and human body related. Social Studies MrDonn.org/ - chock full of information about various social studies topics and includes - lesson plans, links to the web by topic, games, articles, you name it. Roughton's Class - He's helped me tap into what I've really wanted to do with my SS classes and the "Activities" he has listed are so great! Xpeditions - educator resources ala National Geographic Atlas - Free printable maps - world NationalAtlas - Free printable maps - United States Owl & Mouse- Early reading, a castle to build, map puzzles and maps to print Federal Resources for Educational Excellence - US History, Business/Careers - cool site! Famous People - Biography mini-lessons to edit Congress for Kids - Tour the federal government. White House Kids - Presidents coloring pages The Constitution for Kids - Everything Constitution. All grade levels. ESL Multilingual EGlossary Conjuguemos- The fast, fun way to practice Spanish verb conjugation Bighugelabs.com -Do fun stuff with your fotos http://www.herencia.com/cgi-bin/links.cgi - Latino Links Reader's Digest Mexico National Geographic in Spanish Mes-English- Meant for ESL, but great also for special ed, vocabulary, etc. Plenty of printables, very visual. Graphic Organizers Free Printable Graphic Organizers More free graphic organizers from EdHelper.com Printables SEN Teacher - a whole bunch of random, customizable printables. Preshcool Printables - file folder games that work for the younger kids--free printables Enchanted Learning - Lots of great printables. Cheap membership. Misc. eMINTS -Gives you lots of links on many themes (search engine) Free Downloads of games to learn sight words, letter sounds, math facts 5th Grade Centers - Lots of centers for 5th grade. Classroom Architect - Create and print your classroom floor plan. Awesome site. Classroom Power - Power Teaching Introduction to Power Teaching A N I M O T O - create photo montages or videos, with sound and effects. NOTE: There is one post on page four of this thread that has over 80 websites listed. Plese view that post for more websites that may not be listed above.