Resources for Teachers & Parents

In this section you'll find a variety of resources to support teachers and parents who seek to enhance children's learning. There's more to come, so be sure to check back from time to time.


Activities

Create a 3D Town & Nurture Young Explorers
Build your own 3D model town! Let this motivating play and learning environment serve as a springboard for investigating real world maps. Click here for the activity plan and printable downloads.

 

Inspiring Gratitude: Free Stationery for Thank You Notes Inspire both avid and reluctant writers with our FREE downloadable stationery. Also includes step-by-step directions and tips for inspiring young writers. Click here for complete activity, including printable downloads.

 

 


Message Center! Children create their own message pads and practice important communication skills. Click to download message pad and activity directions.

Check out Stationery Studio to learn how you can customize your own writing paper for letters, stories reports, note pads, cards, envelopes and more!

Solve a Mystery! In this fun group activity, students interpret graphs and use logical thinking skills to solve a mystery. Click to download activity directions and four clues.

Discover the easy interactive way to create your own graphs with The Graph Club.

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Professional Organizations

The following professional organizations are wonderful resources for information on standards, lesson plans, and teacher resources.

International Reading Association
www.ira.org

National Council of Teachers of English
www.ncte.org

National Council for the Social Studies
www.ncss.org

National Council of Teachers or Math
www.nctm.org

National Science Teachers Association
www.nsta.org

National Art Education Association
www.naea-reston.org

National Association for Music Education
www.menc.org


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