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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.



Access teacher resources designed and written by teachers for NoveList.

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


Pearl Harbor 12/7






Scholastic: My Story: Pearl Harbor – Grades 5+
Timeline: A Pearl Harbor Activity – Grades 3+
Pearl Harbor Education Guide

Hanukkah 12/16 – 12/24


Chanukah Mystery Webquest – Grades 3 – 5
Hanukkah Mini-Unit Grades 4 – 5
Cooking Latkes – Grades 3 – 5
Hanukkah Vocabulary
Celebrate Hanukkah in Isreal (PreK – K)
How Do You Celebrate? Christmas, Hanukka, and Kwanzaa Customs (Grades 1 – 2)

Winter Solstice 12/21


Winter Solstice Lesson Ideas
Exploring the Winter Solstice Lesson Plan

 Winter 12/22 – 3/19

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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)

Christmas 12/25

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Scholastic: Celebrating Winter Holidays – thematic lessons and teaching ideas
A Mexican Christmas Unit
Christmas Lesson and Activity Ideas
A Colonial Christmas in Williamsburg
Christmas Around the World
Multidisciplinary Christmas Lessons
A Christmas Carol Lesson Plans

Kwanzaa 12/26 – 1/1





Kwanzaa Holiday Unit – Grades 2 & 3
Celebrate Kwanzaa in the United States – Kindergarten Lesson Plan
Kwanzaa Grades 2 & 3 Mini-Unit
Early Elementary Kwanzaa Lesson Plan
Kwanzaa Classroom Activities

New Year’s Day 1/1

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New Years Around the World – Geography
Happy New Year – Calendar-Based Lesson Ideas
New Year’s Resolution Lesson (Grades 2-4)
New Year’s Reflection Lesson (Grades 2-6)