Links for Teachers


FAST Testing

PBIS Survey - online tools and resources to help you integrate technology with your curriculum.  This site includes tools to help you create rubrics, ready-to-use Web lessons, quizzes, and classroom calendars.

A to Z Teacher Stuff - find lesson plans, thematic units, teacher tips, discussion forums, downloadable teaching materials, printable worksheets, emergent reader books, and more.

Author Sites for Grades K-2 - links to websites for authors who write books for children in kindergarten through second grade.

Author Sites for Grades 3-5 - links to websites for authors who write books for children in third through fifth grade.

Big 6 - six steps for the research process.

Cedar Rapids Public Library - search for and reserve library materials.

CRCSD Elementary Library Web Page – this website created by librarians at the Cedar Rapids Community School District includes resources for teachers, librarians, parents and students including a reading room and curriculum links.

CRCSD Web Site - teacher resource links recommended by the Cedar Rapids School District.

Epic - reading site

Free Reading - free activities and lessons for reading intervention for grades K-3.

Goldfinch Award - find out the nominees and winners of this award that is selected annually by preschool to second graders in Iowa for their favorite picture books.

Grant Wood AEA - reserve materials, register for classes,  and access online databases including AccuWeather, Atomic Learning,, Ebsco, Multimedia Archive, SIRS Researcher, DE Streaming, and World Book Online.

Great Web Sites for Kids - search web sites recommended by the American Library Association.

Iowa Children's Choice Award - find out the nominees and winners of this award that is selected annually by third to fifth graders in Iowa for their favorite fiction books.

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators - categorized list of sites useful for enhancing curriculum and professional growth.

KidsClick – Web search for kids by librarians intended to guide users to good websites.

Kids Reads - interviews with children's book authors, book reviews, information about children's book series, guides to starting and running a book club, and more.

Macmillan - official website for the Treasures Reading Program.

PBS Kids Interactive Whiteboard Games - games and activities to play on your interactive white board.

Promethean Planet - find flip charts to use on your Promethean interactive white board.

Printable Cards - create and print custom awards, BINGO cards, bookmarks, calendars, and more.

Reading Implementation Website teaching and learning resources shared by teachers in the Cedar Rapids Community School District 

Sites for Teachers - links to hundreds of educational web sites ranked by popularity.

Thinkfinity - many resources for teachers including character trading cards, character biocubes, stapleless books, flip chart books, read-write-think, comic creator, and many more.