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Early World of Learning

Early World of Learning

Interactive learning environments specifically for preschoolers and elementary school-aged children.

World Book Dramatic Learning

World Book Dramatic Learning

Discover classroom plays and reader’s theater for differentiated instruction.



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Teacher Reference Center

Teacher Reference Center

Indexing and abstracts for over 280 teacher and administrator journals and magazines.

Everyday Links for Teachers


Seasonal Links for Teachers

Everyday Links for Teachers

Teacher and Student

Bright Loop Learning – App for teachers – use qualitative notes in an actionable way, decreasing teacher stress & increasing ability to provide an individual education for every child.
Library of Congress Learning Page for Teachers
Teacher Link – Links to lots of web resources, as well as lesson plans, worksheets, posters and more.
NASA SpaceLink – Great for planning a space curriculum.
Animal Fact Guide – Annotated list of animal-related websites.
EEK! (Environmental Education for Kids) Teacher Pages
Children’s Literature Web Guide
School Safety Tips for Administrators
A Dozen Things Teachers Can Do to Stop School Violence Bullies in Books - Using Children’s and Teen literature to start a discussion on bullying.
Ocean State Libraries - Links to over 42 public libraries in Rhode Island

RICAT - Direct links to many Rhode Island school libraries.

Seasonal Links for Teachers


100th Day of School


Scholastic: Marking the Milestone: 100th Day of School
Hip, Hip, Hooray for the 100th Day Worksheet
Have a 100th Day of School Celebration
Power of Ten Lesson
32 Quick and Fun Activities to Celebrate the 100th day of school
Descriptive Writing and the 100th Day of School – Grades K – 2 Lesson Plan
53 Ways to Celebrate the 100th Day
100th Day of School Lessons and Teacher Resources
Celebrate the 100th Day 100 Ways – Education World

Winter 12/22 – 3/19

cold winter






Preserve a Snowflake Lesson
NEA: Winter Themed Classroom Resources – Grades K-5
Snowflakes: A Thematic Approach
It’s Winter in the Northern Hemisphere (K – 6)
Elementary Lesson Plans – Winter
A Blizzard of Winter Lessons
Snowman Writing Activity (K-3)

Black History Month


Mini-Unit: Harriet Tubman – Grades 4 & 5
Mini-Unit: Rosa Parks – Grades 3& 4
The Internet African American History Challenge
Black History Teaching Resources
Celebrate African American Heritage – Scholastic Teachers
13 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month
Culture and Change: Black History in America
Black History Month Lessons & Resources – Grades K-5
Education World – Black History Lesson Ideas

Groundhog Day 2/2

Groundhog Day






Come to the Groundhog Day party – activities and games across the grades
Elementary School Activities for Teachers
K – 5 Lesson Plan
Groundhog Day for the Classroom
Shadow Investigation
Will He See His Shadow? Ground Hog Day Activities (PreK – 5)
Measuring Shadows (PreK – K)

Valentine’s Day 2/14

Valentine's Day

Tips for Incorporating Valentine’s Day in the Classroom
Reading Comprehension: Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day Ideas for the Classroom – Scholastic
Valentine’s Day Lesson Plans for all Subjects
February Holidays – Education World
Valentine’s Day is Today! (Grades 3-12)
10 Free Things for Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day: Everything You Need – Scholastic

Presidents’ Day 2/16


Scholastic: Presidents’ Day: Everything You Need
Abraham Lincoln: Great Learner and Great Leader Lesson Plan – Grades 3 – 5
Presidents’ Day Activities, Grades K-5 (NEA)
Presidents’ Day Activities – Education World
February Holidays – Education World

Chinese New Year 2/19 – Year of the Goat/Sheep

chinese new year 1

2nd & 3rd grade lesson plan
Chinese New Year: Everything You Need – Scholastic
The Chinese New Year Starts Today (grades 2-12)
Celebrate the Chinese New Year (grades K-3)
Animals of the Chinese Zodiac (grades K-2)

Read Across America – Dr. Seuss Day 3/2

Read Across America

Planning for Read Across America Day
Read Across America Day celebrates Dr. Seuss
5 Ways to Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday
NEA’s Read Across America Ideas and Resources
Dr. Seuss Cat in the Hat mini-unit Lesson Plan
Dr. Seuss’s Sound Words: Playing with Phonics and Spelling – Grades K – 2
Meeting and Reading Dr. Seuss