Kids

Websites for Teachers

  • Carol Hurst’s Children’s Literature Site:
    A collection of reviews of books for kids, ideas for using books in the classroom, and lists of books and activities about particular subjects, curriculum areas, themes and professional topics.
  • Discovery School:
    From lesson plans and homework helpers to a clip art gallery and science fair help, this site provides a multitude of resources for students, parents, and teachers.
  • Education World:
    “The Educator’s Best Friend”: This diverse website features lesson plans, professional development, school administration, technology integration and other school issues.
  • ERIC – Education Resources Information Center:
    Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education, this site is a database of education literature. Many full-text documents previously available only through fee-based services are now available for free.
  • LD Online:
    One of the leading websites on learning disabilities for parents, teachers and professionals.
  • NICHCY:
    The National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities: A central source of information on: disabilities in children, IDEA (the law authorizing special education), No Child Left Behind (as it relates to children with disabilities), and research-based information on effective educational practices. NOTICE: The National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities (NICHCY) is no longer in operation. Our funding from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) ended on September 30, 2013. Our website and all its free resources will remain available until September 30, 2014.
  • No Child Left Behind:
    The U.S. Department of Education outlines President Bush’s education initiative.
  • Regional Board of Education for DuPage County:
    For teachers working in DuPage County, this site offers professional information, job openings, certification and learning standards.
  • Schools Online:
    A colorful, user friendly site that will appeal to children as well as educators. The University of Illinois Extension offers activities and lesson plans based on horticulture (apples, worms), the environment, aging, and character building.