Elementary Teacher Resources
Explora Educator’s Edition provides lessons plans, curriculum standards, and other professional development resources.
ES Online Databases: BrainPop, Explora Primary, FactCite, PebbleGo, Research Rocket, WorldBook.
Newsela is an instructional content tool that allows teachers to find articles with appropriate reading levels for their students.
EDpuzzle is a teaching tool used to place interactive content into pre-existing videos from a variety of sources, such as TED or YouTube, or into videos you have made.
Take part in the world’s first live interactive read-aloud show where authors, classrooms and families read, imagine and learn together.
Flipgrid is a website and app that allows teachers to facilitate video discussions. Students are organized into groups and then given access to discussion topics.
Vooks is a library of storybooks brought to life with beautiful animation, read-aloud narration, engaging music and sound, and read-along text. Free for teachers.
Driven by cognitive science research, ReadWorks creates world-class content, teacher guidance, and integrated tools that improve teacher effectiveness and student achievement.
ELA and Math curriculum and curriculum support for teachers; ELA covers KG – 12th grade and math covers 3rd grade through Algebra 2.
Fact Monster combines essential reference materials, fun facts and features, and homework help for kids.
DK Find Out! is a general interest site with fun facts, quizzes, games, and activities on a wide variety of topics.
TTribune consists of daily news sites for kids, tweens, and teens.
Wonderopolis is an informational site that helps kids ask and answer interesting questions about the world.
Science Journal for Kids aims to make scientific research discoveries more accessible to the general audience and particularly to children.
Epic gives millions of families and classrooms instant, unlimited access to thousands of books, videos and quizzes from leading publishers to help kids everywhere read, learn and grow.
The Lab is a free, interactive platform for discovering millions of authentic digital resources, creating content with online tools, and sharing in the Smithsonian’s expansive community of knowledge and learning.
Ducksters provides a fun and educational web site with lots of interesting content.