Free Teacher Websites- General
- Reward system/parent communication:
- Many resources:
- Display lettering:
- Health, Positive Education, Strengths
- Past NAPLAN papers. Examples of good questions for maths, reading. Also, writing prompts.
- Class timer. Recommend using Mission Impossible music.
Free Teacher Websites- Maths
- Set maths tasks and monitor progress:
- Maths: pictures to practise estimating
- STEM Unit ideas and Engineering Design information
- Maths Inquiry Tasks
- NRich: Rich mathematical tasks
- Interactive Clock
- Pictures as a stimulus for maths discussions
Free Teacher Websites- Literacy
- Teaching Resource: One picture everyday. Great for literacy writing prompts.
- Storyline Online: videos of picture books being read
- Decodable readers: Readers can be put on an ipad, or printed and stapled to make a physical book.
- Readers’ Theater Scripts. I use Readers’ Theater as one of my Guided Reading groups.
- Readers’ Theater Scripts. Use the free trial to download. There is a limit to how many you can download on this free trial.
Free Teacher Websites: Science
- NASA: earth and space resources and lesson plans.
- Science Inquiry and Primary Connections resource links
Free Teacher Websites: STEM
- How to get started with STEM
- Examples of STEM units using the Engineering Design Process
- Real-world examples of STEM
- NASA: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/edu/teach/tag/search/InSight?fbclid=IwAR0LCUYrXw_iT65uiQKYbhT7wPhmVLyeXPyWXWuPn2MbzxW28bXjPRHK7KY
Free Teacher Websites: Visual Art Studies
- Art hooks/stimulus
- Information and links for lots of artists
- Art timeline
- Lots of art resources, including: lessons, art history, art techniques and more.
- Collaborative picture: website cuts up a given picture, each student can colour part and then the pieces can be put together to make one large picture/artwork.
Free Student Maths Games
- Place value with MAB:
- Identify a number:
- + 10 and -10, +1 and -1
- Mental computation strategies, including doubles and number bonds
- Number lines:
- Telling time (three levels of difficulty)
- Place Value: identify number on 100 chart
Best Maths Book Ever (for Junior to Upper Primary)
Live animal hire and biology science kits in Adelaide
Lending library for technologies such as Spheros (in Australia):
Good resources (but expensive)
- Macmillan Maths: Problem Solving Box 1 to 6 pack
- Words Their Way books: spelling program/resources
- Tierney Kennedy resources: https://www.backtofrontmaths.com.au/
- Reading Eggs: www.readingeggs.com.au
Good Teacher Resource Websites (not free)