Scootpad is a great site where students can practice math and reading skills that correlate with the Common Core! It is free, has no ads, and students love it!

Here is a review about Mathtopia - an awesome and highly addictive Ipad game for reinforcing basic math facts.

Great educational site for kids. Better than Starfall!?!

Five free keyboarding sites for kids.

Newspaper generator. Students type an article and it turns out looking like a folded newspaper.

WOW!!! 74 Free Activities - The teacher who created all these activities (and sold them here on Teacher's Notebook) recently passed away and in her will asked that all her materials on this site be made free.

37 Free Online National Geographic Books all organized in one place. Site will read the words to the kids also. Get those kids reading non-fiction!

Virtual Geoboard App (FREE) Simple to use and ad free. Great math app for elementary

A great site for review and differentiation. Lists of links are given by grade level, and math strand. 100% free!

Core Education iPad apps

Tons of Smartboard resources.

iPad common core

New York City Department of Education has develop common core standards units that include the task, a rubric, samples of student work, and supporting materials for the unit. A video introduction is available on the site to walk new users through the available resources, including how to navigate the online interactive for student work.

Read this blog post to learn about a FREE website that has videos for ages 3-18 sorted by Common Core standard! Very easy to navigate!! #WatchKnowLearn

List of Reading and ELA websites to practice a variety of skills in a game format {almost all FREE!}

FREE!!!! Common Core Literacy Poster Sets for Pre-K, K, 1st, 2nd & 3rd!!!! (common core posters; brain-based teaching tools)

FREE.......Common Core Sheets A great resource for math, science, language arts and Social Studies worksheets.


Common Core reading literature ideas

Great apps for reading and writing ~ Most of these apps are free!

All teachers know the value of a good movie day! Now there's a lesson to go with it.Teach your students the skills they need to analyze a film and exceed common core standards, all while munching on popcorn.