Links for Teachers
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.
Epic - reading site
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, Clipart.com, 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.
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.
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.