Online Teacher Tools
Compiled by Diana Dell
There are many online tools to help teachers save time. Whether you are an Internet beginner or a veteran surfer, you will find websites to enhance your teaching. A hyperlinked version of this handout is available at http://www.mrsdell.org/tools .
Personal Educational Press http://www.educationalpress.org/educationalpress/Index.asp
Create free educational worksheets such as flashcards, bingo boards, word searches, and quizzes to print directly from your browser. Simply choose a word list and an output style. You can edit, add, or delete words from the pre-made lists. The lists cover most subject areas, including languages, writing, reading, math, government, geography, and science.
Easy Test Maker http://www.easytestmaker.com/
Easy Test Maker is a FREE online test generator to help you create your tests. You can create multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, matching, short answer and true and false questions all on the same test. You can also insert instructions and divide your test into multiple sections. You can also print a master answer sheet. You must register with a username and password.
Blank and Outline Maps http://geography.about.com/cs/blankoutlinemaps/
Collections of blank and outline maps to print out for educational use. Maps for all continents, countries, U.S. states and Canadian provinces.
This site claims to have 5000 free worksheet generators for K -12. Spelling, vocabulary, math, language arts, reading comprehension are subjects for which worksheets are available. Some customization is possible.
English Basics http://www.rhlschool.com/english.htm
This site features original grammar worksheets for teachers to print and copy for their students. Topics include homonyms, analogies, antonyms, synonyms, suffixes, etc. Use them for teaching, reinforcement, and review. Make sure to click on the "English Basics, Volumes 1 - 3" link near the bottom of the page for access to more worksheets.
Reading Workshop http://www.manatee.k12.fl.us/sites/elementary/palmasola/rcompindex.htm
This site is for grades K-5. Topics include phonemic awareness, phonics, word study skills, vocabulary, reading comprehension, and integrated units.
Reading Comprehension at abcTeach http://abcteach.com/directory/reading_comprehension/
This site is for grades K-12. Select from fiction and informational reading.
SuperKids Math Worksheet Creator http://www.superkids.com/aweb/tools/math/compare/
Simply select the type of problem, the maximum and minimum numbers to be used in the problems, then click on the button. A worksheet will be created to your specifications, ready to be printed for use. Math include addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, rounding and comparing.
KidZone Math http://www.kidzone.ws/math/index.htm
Free printable math worksheets for grades for K through grade 5. Includes addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division worksheets based on themes such as farms, jungle, or ocean. Also seasonal and holiday math worksheets.
Printable Worksheet @2Learn.ca http://www.2learn.ca/construct/worksheet/tlcworksheet.html
Simply type the content of your worksheet into the spaces provided. Format your page with the click of a button. Finally, print your page and/or save a copy to your disk.
Printable Graph Paper http://www.2learn.ca/construct/graphicorg/graphs/graphpaperindex.html
Choose from 18 different sizes and styles of graph paper. Customization possible.
Select one of the three blank form styles then customize to meet your students' needs.
Create Your Own http://www.theeducatorsnetwork.com/worksheets/createyourown.htm
Choose from seven different type of worksheets including fill-in-the-blank, algebra FOIL, and matching columns.
Worksheets To Go http://school.discovery.com/teachingtools/worksheetgenerator/wtg/index.html
All worksheets were created by teachers. More than 300 worksheets are organized by category and listed by title and grade level. First, select a category, then click on the worksheet title to view the worksheet. Subject areas such as technology, health, social studies, arts, and business.
Math Worksheets http://members.singlepoint.net/sbryce/mathwork/
In addition to the basic operations, create worksheets for fractions, measurement, graphing coordinates, and telling time.
Aplusmath.com Worksheets http://www.aplusmath.com/Worksheets/index.html
Worksheets for decimals, fractions, basic algebra, counting money, and order of operations.
& Reproducible Center http://www.ilovethatteachingidea.com/WRCenter/WRCenter.htm
Worksheets for math, science, language arts, social studies and holidays. These are all .pdf files.
A collection of worksheet links for educators.
Rubistar is part of the 4teachers.org website. It is the ultimate online rubric maker!
These rubric generators will allow you to make grading rubrics by filling out a simple form. The materials are made instantly and can be printed directly from your computer. Generate rubrics for timelines, paragraph writing, webquests, handwriting and many more topics.
Select the number of objectives and then the number of performance indicators. This site is more work than other rubric generators, but it allows for total customization.
View and print many ready made subject-Specific and general rubrics.
Ready to print rubrics for multi-media, research, collaboration, cooperation, problem-solving, oral, audio, and musical presentations and many more.
A collection of rubric links.
A to Z Teacher Stuff http://www.atozteacherstuff.com
Online lesson plans organized by several popular themes and more than 200 other teacher-tested lesson plans.
Asked ERIC http://ericir.syr.edu/Virtual/Lessons/
This collection contains more than 2000 unique lesson plans which have been written and submitted to AskERIC by teachers from all over the United States and the world. Browse by subject or search for a grade-level specific plan.
IDEAS provides Wisconsin educators access to high-quality, highly usable, teacher-reviewed web-based resources for curricula, content, lesson plans, professional development and other selected resources. You don't have to be from Wisconsin to use this site:)
The LessonPlansPage http://www.lessonplanspage.com/
1,500+ Free Lesson Plans for PreK-12.
Great Ideas for Educators http://expage.com/4LESSONS
A collection of lesson plan links for educators.
Teacher Vision http://www.teachervision.com/lessonplans/0,2606,,00.html
Lesson plans by subject, theme, or keyword.
Discovery School's Puzzlemaker http://www.puzzlemaker.com/
Puzzlemaker is a puzzle generation tool for teachers, students and parents. Create and print customized word search, crossword and math puzzles using your word lists.
Awesome Clipart for Kids - Puzzles Index http://www.awesomeclipartforkids.com/worksheetsindex.html
Make wordsearches, cryptograms, and crossword puzzles.
Instant Online Crossword Puzzle Maker http://www.varietygames.com/CW/
Separate each word and its clue with a slash "/" character. Press the Enter key once after each clue. Clues can be up to 255 characters long.
This is my site! 1500 online activities and games for pre K - 6 organized by subject and topic.
About.com Education http://home.about.com/education/
All grade levels, many topics.
Sites for Teachers http://www.sitesforteachers.com/
A portal to teacher sites on the Internet.
Awesome Library http://www.awesomelibrary.org/
Awesome Library organizes the Web with 22,000 carefully reviewed resources, including the top 5 percent in education.
Blue Web'n http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/bluewebn/
Blue Web'n is an online library of 1200+ outstanding Internet sites categorized by subject, grade level, and format (lessons, activities, projects, resources, references, & tools). You can search by grade level (Refined Search), broad subject area (Content Areas), or specific sub-categories (Subject Area).
Fill the areas of text... pick the pictures you want to use... click on the preview button at the bottom of the page... and viola... you've got your very own personalized Certificate!
Helpful Teaching Extras http://www.ilovethatteachingidea.com/WRCenter/extras.htm
Categories include back-to-school, helpful extras, and awards and certificates.
Enter the child's name, select a caption for an award, select a picture, write a short message, and print your award.
Teachertools.org Forms and Letters http://www.teachertools.org/forms_dynam.asp
Download forms and letters for discipline, academics, communication and more.
Classroom Management http://www.theteachersguide.com/ClassManagement.htm
A collection of classroom management links.
Use these all-subject forms to help organize your classroom.