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Achieve The Core
Free ready-to-use classroom resources that align to college and career ready standards.


Actively Learn
Gr4-12 reading platform for the web where students can highlight, annotate, and discuss text as they read.

American Rhetoric
Teaching a famous speech? American Rhetoric houses 100 famous speeches complete with transcripts and audio.

Authors Everywhere
A Youtube Channel created and run by children's book writers and illustrators offering read-alouds, book talks, and activities.

A kid-friendly social network and book discovery tool designed to ignite a love of reading in elementary and middle school students. It’s kind of like Goodreads made just for kids.

Common Lit
Free instructional materials to support literacy development for students in grades 3-12. A collection of ready-to-print, leveled passages that allow you to tailor lessons, assign online reading, and track progress.

Core Knowledge
A comprehensive Preschool–Grade 8 program for teaching skills in reading, writing, listening, and speaking, Core Knowledge Language Arts® (CKLA®) also builds students’ knowledge and vocabulary in literature, history, geography, and science.

Dogo News 
Current event articles covering news, science, social studies, world events, environment, sports, and more.

EPIC Books
Digital library, learning videos, quizzes.

ESL Games World  
Listening memory games, board-style games, games-show style games, and more.


Flannel Board Fun 
YouTube Playlist of Flannel Board stories and songs.

A library of songs, videos and activities for K-12 online learning.

Fly Leaf Publishing
Decodable books and learning activities.

Foundational Skills Boost
FREE digital resources based on Amplify CKLA- provides instruction, teacher led small group activities, and reading practice.

Accelerate learning for every student with differentiated practice aligned to ELA and math standards.

Google Lit Trips
Using Google Earth to create immersive 3D literary field trips where students virtually become traveling companions with characters in stories commonly taught in grades kindergarten through high school.

1,000 downloadable and educational printable worksheets created from teacher-developed lessons. Instructional videos too!

Huey the Bookbot
Fun and easy AI that asks a few questions and then recommends books for kids based on their age, reading ability and interests.

InsideStory Flashcards  
Digital flashcards with words, high-quality photographs, an example sentence, and a brief description.


Intervention Central
Academic interventions for reading, with sight words and more.

Into The Book
Multimedia package designed to improve elementary students' reading comprehension, as well as their ability to think and learn across the curriculum.

Just Books Read Aloud Over 1000 children's books read out loud.           

Key Strategies for Vocabulary Development Google Drive folder with tons of resources.      


Khan Academy
Free educational support for grades 2+.

Khan Academy Kids
Fun and free educational program for PK-2.


KidLit TV 
Website offering read-alouds, craft activities, and more.

Learn Out Loud  
A platform that has free audio and video titles of literature in contemporary, classics, literary history, drama, poetry, and short stories to name a few.

Learn Zillion
Full free curriculum with ELA Guidebooks. 

Free access to online full-text books and provides a useful interlibrary loan system.


Michigan eLibrary Curriculum Resources
Find resources based on student age and topic. 


Ms. M's Free Library
Another teacher's extensive library of books, organized by topic.

No Red Ink
ibrary of over 500 standards-aligned grammar and writing topics.

Neuhaus Academy
Neuhaus Academy offers simple, powerful reading tutorials on specific words chosen to expand your vocabulary and enhance your overall reading ability.

Leveled and standards aligned real-world content. 

Open eBooks
Open eBooks is a library containing thousands of popular and award-winning titles that are free for children from in-need communities. These eBooks can be read without checkouts or holds.

Phonics + StuffResources for learning and teaching phonics.  


Podcasts to support literacy cross curricular
reative ideas to build knowledge across content areas.
This site has an extensive collection of over 5,000 poems by occasion, theme, and form. Users can search by title or first line of the poem.

Poetry 4 Kids
You will find lots of funny poems and poetry books for children, classic children’s poetry, games, contests, poetry lessons and activities, journals, plus rhyming dictionary, funny poetry podcasts, videos, and lots more.

Reading Rockets
A wealth of research-based reading strategies, lessons and activities.

Read Theory
K-12 online reading comprehension program that assesses reading ability and builds reading comprehension by providing texts for students to read at a "just right" level. 

Read Works
Research-based units, lessons, and authentic, leveled non-fiction and literary passages.

Read Write Think
Classroom resources, research-based strategies, aligned to standards.

Reading Bear
Teach beginning readers vocabulary and concepts while systematically introducing all the main phonetic patterns of written English.

Reading Resources
Ready to print resources for many learners.

RGR/Phonics Suite
Comprehensive set of tools to diagnose, group, and teach students in foundation reading skills.


RGR/Heart Words          

Free online tool that has students read aloud to the computer, and then generates a report for you on the student's reading progress.

Reading Vine
Free website with a large collection of reading passages and sets, across grade levels and subjects, for students to get personalized reading skills practice.

This tool will change the words to a more simplified text.

Smithsonian Learning Lab        

Smithsonian Tween Tribune    

Spanish Children's Stories 
Well-known children's stories translated into Spanish and spoken by a native Spanish speaker. Great for kids... and adults too! Read along in Spanish or English.

Spelling City
Spelling City offers more than 35 interactive vocabulary, spelling, phonics, writing, and language arts activities.

Storyline Online 
ell-known actors reading children’s books

Story Place  
A pre-school library that has books in English and Spanish.

Online stories and audio books.

Storytime From Space 
Many children's books about space, earth, engineering and other science related stories are read from space!

Teach Your Monster To Read

Text Project 
A variety of strategies and tools, including support texts for reading instruction. 



Time For Kids 
The website has several areas that are free and do not need a subscription to the weekly magazine.

TN Best for All

TN Foundational Skills

Text Project          

Unite For Literacy    


Verbal Workout
Free interactive pre/post vocabulary quizzes for popular books. 
Quizzes give four potential meanings for a vocabulary word, and students select the one they think fits.


A kid-safe, ad-free streaming library of read-aloud animated storybooks. 

What Should I Read Next?
Enter a book you like and the site will analyze a huge database of real readers' favorite books to provide book recommendations and suggestions for what to read next.

Whooo's Reading
Engage elementary and middle school students in independent reading, while easily monitoring their comprehension.


This site poses an interesting question each day and explores it in a variety of ways. The “Wonder Ground” is a section created specifically for educators and includes lesson plans, and classroom resources that correlate to education standards.



Free online tool to create and share vocabulary exercises with students.


WorldBook Online for Kids
Resources to learn and read about various topics and people.

This site is updated weekly with news articles aimed at upper elementary through high school students.

Last updated: February 2023

826 Digital - Find writing prompts, lessons, projects and more for every grade level.

Analyze My Writing - an online text content and readability analyzer

Book Creator
Book Creator
- Create and publish books. Combine text, images, audio and video to create an interactive story.

BoomWriter - Creative writing and gamification come together to provide children a unique approach to writing stories as well as getting published.

Citeitin - Easy to use citation generator for your references. 

Graphic Organizers
Graphic Organizers - Reading/Writing graphic organizers to use.

Hemingway App - Make your writing bold and clear.

Little Bird Tales -  a digital storytelling and lesson creation site intended primarily for kids in Pre K - 6th grade.

My Storybook
My Storybook
My Storybook allows students to engage in literacy in a creative and fun way and provides educators with the ability to tie multiple subjects together through the art of story telling.

National Writing Project - Resources for teaching writing.

Penzu - Your private, 100% customizable online journal.

Pobble -  a Picture a Day story starter with additional resources.

Scholastic Story Starters
Scholastic Story Starters
- A great tool that students will enjoy using to create short, creative fiction stories.

Slick Write - a free application that makes it easy to check your writing for grammar errors, potential stylistic mistakes, and other features of interest.

Story Jumper
Story Jumper - Become a published author! Create your story in their free online platform. You can also pay to have it printed.

Write About - a platform to connect students to a community of writers and an authentic audience to develop growth through the entire writing process.

Write & Improve - a FREE tool that helps every learner to improve their English writing.

Writer Igniter - Click the shuffle button to get a randomly generated prompt. Then start writing!

Write Reader - Get students writing and creating in minutes. Optimized for emergent and struggling writers.

Writing Sparks
Writing Sparks - Writing Sparks offers timed writing prompts to share with your students.

Writing Videos
Writing Videos - YouTube playlist with 27 TED-Ed videos on writing skills and topics.


Websites Number Sense Routines Math Concepts K-5 Math Concepts 6-8

Math Concepts

Math Talks Games
Achieve the Core Math Fluency 
The activities are designed to support students’ progress toward the grade-level numeracy and fluency.

Focus by Grade Level K-8
standards focus by grade level

Art of Problem Solving
AoPS Online offers free educational resources for motivated students in grades 5–12. Books, classes and other online resources, students develop the skills they need to become successful, creative problem solvers.

Berkeley Everett Free resources, activities and templates for teachers to use.


Big Ideas Math Game Closet Printable activities to use with your MS students. Spanish and English.    


Build Math Minds
Free resources for early numeracy learning.


MSU's CMP3 Resources Curriculum resources, instructional videos    


Delta Math
Unlimited practice with instant feedback. 

Interactive math activities and graphing calculators.


Dr.Nikki Newton-math running records 
Math Running Records is a way to assess overall basic math fact fluency.

Embarc Math Resources (videos, lesson plans, Google Slides) for grades K-8.


Ferris Math Stations Wakelet 
Tons of resources for various station options.


Ferris Math Tech Tools Wakelet
Virtual math manipulatives and more


Next Gen Financial Literacy
Full curriculum for MS & HS

More Financial Literacy 
Resources A Google Sheet of more sites for support.

Differentiated practice aligned to math and ELA standards


Free digital tools for class activities, graphing, geometry, collaborative whiteboard and more.

Graham Fletcher 
Features a blog, 3-Acts Lessons for K-HS, progression videos, and ideas for effectively implementing the CCSS for Mathematics.


Greg Tang Math
Games, manipulatives and other resources for math.


Illustrative Mathematics - Units, resources, centers, and more.


Illustrative Mathematics: Math Talk Slides K-5  


Illustrative Mathematics: Math Talk Slides 6-8    


Inside Mathematics
Problems of the month, tasks, lessons, videos

K-5 Math Fluency Centers
Skill-based centers


Kaplinsky, Robert 
Lessons and resources K-12


Kentucky Mathematics
Quality products intended to engage learners, allowing them to make sense of mathematics and develop problem solving skills.

Khan Academy


Khan Academy Kids 
Check out the Quick Start Guide for help getting set up.

Lesson Ideas/Templates 
Sort by content area and grade level. Hundreds of great resources.


Math Learning Center Apps
Free apps for iOS. 

Math Collective
Files for a variety of different math supports.


Math Playground
Model math word problems and view step by step solutions


Math Playground Games
Math concepts and problem solving

Math Reps for Jamboard 
Math concepts and problem solving.

Math Reps on Nearpod 
Sheet of pre-created Nearpod activiites.

Math Skills Database - Quantile
Search the database for specific CCSSs. The database contains targeted, free resources appropriately matched to students by Quantile measure and math content.


Math Talk for Slides
Ready to use Google Slides.

Math Tasks by grade level 
Visualizations of math concepts; patterns that are foundational to Elementary Math

Math Tasks/Resources
Tons of math resources in this Google Doc.

Math Visuals 
Visualizations of math concepts; patterns that are foundational to Elementary Math


Math Whiteboard
Collaborative whiteboard designed specifically for teaching and learning math.

Math Assessment Project 
Tasks, lessons, assessments, and professional development modules aligned to the CCSS.

Free tools, courses and manipulatives.

Math games and worksheets

MMMath Mania 
FREE no prep/low prep math games and activities to help alleviate math anxiety AND help your students love math.


National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Tools, lessons, games, professional development, conferences and workshops, and much more.

Number Talk Resources   


Open Middle 
A website about math problems-Open middle problems generally require a higher Depth of Knowledge

NRich Maths 
Free curriculum-linked resources to develop mathematical reasoning and problem solving skills.

Phet Simulations
Interactive simulations for science and math.

Same or Different
A routine that provides students opportunities to construct arguments when comparing objects, such as numbers or shapes

School Yourself
Interactive lessons that provide smart recommendations for learning.

Tools 4 Teachers
Supplemental lessons. 


Teacher Cafe
Strengthen mental math and number sense skills


Virtual Nerd
Over 1,500 video lessons for grades 6-12.

Visnos Interactive Math

Free interactive math activities covering topics including addition and subtraction facts, angles, measurement using a protractor, telling the time, multiplication and division, and more.


Which One Doesn't Belong
A website dedicated to providing thought-provoking puzzles. 


Would You Rather Math 
Students look at two pictures with a mathematical question -reason and justify their answers.


Tasks and ideas to help explain concepts to students that grow their math mindset.

Students explore math through pictures, visual models, and real-life examples— and it’s free.












Websites Description
American Panorama  A historical atlas of the US for the 21st century that includes interactive maps.
Case Maker Geared for 6th through 8th grade classrooms, Case Maker features twenty pre-made civics challenges that teachers can share with their students, or customize and annotate specifically for your needs.
Consensus  Free online search tool that uses AI to analyze your research question and return key findings from hundreds of millions of peer-reviewed scientific papers.
Design Your Town Google Slides template where students create a town on a grid. Excellent project for map skills and math coordinates.
Dollar Street

 Dollar Street is a website with over 30,000 photos and 10,000 videos from more than 200 homes in about 50 countries to help everyone understand how people really live, beyond the stereotypes and clichés.

Felt Free online tool for creating and sharing maps with loads of useful features including pins, routes, markers, clipping, data layers, polygons, text, notes, links, images, videos, sharing, and more. Lots of great ways for students to use this to create maps and show their understanding of content.
Google Expeditions

 Although Expeditions is no longer a VR experience, hundreds of these virtual tours are now available as interactive virtual field trips in Google Arts and Culture, with content for any subject area.

History Maps Free website that illustrates the history of the world with animated maps, pictures, videos, and detailed explanations.
MapChart  Free online tool to make a map of the World, Europe, United States, and more, color code countries or states on the map, fill in the legend and download as an image file.
Mapping History  Interactive animated maps covering American History, European History, Latin American History, and African History.
Map Puzzle

 Online interactive map game where you drag and drop countries or states onto a world map to fit them into their correct locations like puzzle pieces.


 Interactive site from Harvard to visualize economic data and learn about cities.

Open Geography

Collection of free, open curriculum and resources for anybody who is interested in our geographic world, including etextbooks, online resources, and more.

PBS Learning Media  Free collection of curated, standards-aligned videos, interactives, lessons plans, and more across all subject areas and grade levels.
TeachFlix Collection of vetted educational videos for use with your students, with categories including math, music and art, science, history, English language arts, physical education, read alouds, computer science, SEL, world language, virtual field trips, digital citizenship, and more.
Wordstool Free online tool to create and share vocabulary exercises with students.
World History Encyclopedia Online collection of thousands of world history resources including articles, videos, maps, primary source materials, quizzes, and more.




 Brilliant is free for educators and their students (up to 8 classrooms) including 70+ interactive courses for math, science, and 1000's of Daily Challenges.

Design Squad Global  Design Squad Global is a site for middle school students to explore engineering and design, with videos, interactive games, design activities, and more.
Foldable Science Templates Pre-made templates for many different science topics.
Kide Science Story-based STEAM lesson plans for ages 3 through 8. Free version allows one free lesson plan each week.

Free kids science website from the American Museum of Natural History. Resources include online games, reading passages, hands-on activities, and educational videos.

TeachFlix Collection of vetted educational videos for use with your students.


Extension Description
AdBlock Easy-to-use adblockers that blocks video and web advertising.
Bitmoji With this extension, you can directly insert Bitmojis into Gmail, click and drag to resize them, and copy and paste them almost anywhere.
Buffer Buffer is the best way to share great content to Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn from anywhere on the web, with just one click. Schedule your posts ahead of time.
Canvas Quiz Printer

This extension will allow you to print a Canvas quiz. Just navigate to the quiz in Canvas and press the extension to download it. 

Chrome Remote Desktop Allows users to remotely access another computer through Chrome browser or a Chromebook.
Clipboard History Pro Save the history of copied text, manage history, and enable instant paste.
Colorzilla Advanced Eyedropper, Color Picker, Gradient Generator

Easily create mathematical equations, formulas and quizzes. Intuitively type or handwrite, with no tricky math code to learn.

Giphy Search and discover the best GIPHY GIFs and Stickers right in your browser
Google Keep Extension that allows you to save and organize webpages, images, text, to-do lists to review later.
Grammarly Contextual spelling and grammar checker for Gmail and Google Suite.
Link Clump Lets you open, copy or bookmark multiple links at the same time.
One Tab Turn all your open tabs into a neat list. When you need to access the tabs again, you can either restore them individually or all at once.
Print Friendly

Create PDFs from web articles, but choose what you want to include! Print, email or create PDF. 

Record for Slides

Record videos and automatically load them into the slide you are on. Use the video icon in the upper right to add video into your slide.

Remote for Slides Control Google Slides on any device.
Save to Google Drive This extension allow you to save web content directly to Google Drive through a browser action or context menu.
Sir Links-A-Lot

A must-have for those who share out Google Docs. Templates ~ Force a copy ~ Preview ~ PDF with just a click check this out!

Tab Wrangler

Automatically closes inactive tabs and makes it easy to get them back. Too many tabs? Do you have a tab addiction? Tab Wrangler closes tabs that haven't been used recently.



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