Great Web Sites for Teachers

pencil Back to School Activities from The Teachers Corner web site. Teachers share ideas on fun activities to do with students at the start of the school year. These are listed under the following headings:

Any Grade
Primary Grades (K-3)
Intermediate Grades (4-6)
Teacher Resources

pencil Back To School! - abcteach - A number of ready to print useful and fun worksheets for the first week of school. Included are the following items:


  Wise owlSeveral web sites offer Bulletin Board ideas. The following are worth investigating:

pencil Teacher's Corner - Fall Bulletin Boards

pencil Teacher's Corner - Bulletin Board Materials

pencil Teacher's Corner - Sayings for Bulletin Boards

pencil Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators - Bulletin Board Ideas

pencil Back to School Around the World - Describes customs observed on the first day of school in Myanmar, Russia, and Germany.

 pencil Fourteen Great Activities for the First Days of School! & Fourteen MORE Activities for the First Days of School!s - "If you're looking for fun activities for the opening days of school -- activities that will help you get to know your students and to help them get to know you -- check out these suggestions from your colleagues around the world! "

pencil Getting to Know You: Activities for the First Day of School - Gary Hopkins, a veteran teacher, shares his favorite first-day-of-school activities.

pencil Tips and Ideas for the First Day of Classes - From ESL teacher Shad Schroeder at Hess Language School in Taiwan.

 pencil Get Started - Part of the Teachers Network web site, this page contains excellent articles by veteran educators.

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pencil Teachers Helping Teachers - Yet another page in which veteran teachers share ideas on getting the year started on the right foot.

 pencil First Day Checklist - Things to do and to think about before the first day of school.

 pencil Back To School Clipart - A number of delightful and colorful graphics to enhance your back to school handouts.

pencil Graphics for Teachers -This page also contains a number of education-related clipart that could come in handy.

pencil Banque d'images - la rentrée scolaire - Cette banque fait partie du site de la Commission scolaire de la Seigneurie-des-Mille-Îles (CSSMÎ). Elle rassemble des centaines d'images à thème scolaire. Ces images sont sont d'excellente qualité et sont libres de droit. (Hundreds of free colorful school related clipart).

pencil A School Year Calendar - A number of calendar templates in various formats to help you plan your year or to print and post on your bulletin board. Includes a page of calendar decorations clipart.

pencil Getting To Know You - Ice breaker idea with a printable handout.

pencil Tools for Teachers - A number of useful links to a variety of tools for teachers including printouts of graphic organizers, clipart, puzzle makers, rubrics, learning styles, and more.