Preschool


Guided reading

By National Hall of Fame Educator Alan Haskvitz

For young and ESL readers guided reading presents a supportive and remediative form of learning to read that offers students the benefits of sharing accomplishments and overcoming weaknesses. It takes time to set-up, needs consistency, and a lot of time, but once the method is mastered it can nearly run itself if the necessary resources are available. Below are some of the best ones I could find about reading and guided reading.

Help for slow learning child

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/slowlearners.html

Strategies for motivating readers

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/motivating_readers.html

 

Phonics and teaching reading

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/phonics.html

Videos about guided reading

http://www.watchknowlearn.org/SearchResults.aspx?SearchText=guided+reading

A fairly comprehensive site

Most everything you need to know here from questioning skills to the time allocation.

http://www.oe.k12.mi.us/balanced_literacy/guided_reading.htm

A good how-to site

http://olc.spsd.sk.ca/de/pd/instr/strats/guided/guided.html

An excellent site for those just started using guided reading

It includes a full range of helpful resources.

http://www.tips-for-teachers.com/Guided%20Reading.htm

A good wiki article

It explains how to do it and provides lesson ideas.

http://wik.ed.uiuc.edu/index.php/Guided_Reading

Making Guided Reading Multi-level

Introduces the four block method.

http://www.wfu.edu/education/fourblocks/block1.html

The Significant Benefits of Guided Reading

With Specific Instructions on How to Use Guided Reading

http://righttrackreading.com/guidedreading.html

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Teachers and Classroom Discipline

by Alan Haskvitz

National Teachers Hall of Fame

Classroom discipline if probably the most difficult thing for a teacher to master. However, although it may be tiresome there are a few rules that might provide help. First, don’t be a buddy. Secondly, contact the parents frequently for all reasons, good and bad. Third, talk with other teachers about your concerns. It is not a sign of weakness to ask for ideas. Fourth, avoid putting a student or yourself in a corner. Finally, don’t be afraid to ask administration for help. This all sounds so easy, but it never is and there are many times when you go home and can’t leave your work at school. I suggest you check out the stress sites below as well as keep a diary of what happens each day at school, good or not so good. At the end of the school year take a look at what you have written. It may reveal some insights into what worked and what didn’t but more importantly it might just reveal that you may have let a few bad days nullify a lot of bright ones.

Here are some good resources that provide a lot of valuable ideas.

Stress sites

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/teacher_stress.html

New Teacher Help

http://www.reacheverychild.com/newteach/index.html

Resources for teachers in all areas

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/new_resources_for_teach.html

Horace Mann offers valuable services in case of an assault

http://horacemann.com/html/disability/darp.html

What is your classroom management style?

Take the test.

http://education.indiana.edu/cas/tt/v1i2/what.html

How to use your time between classes and in the classroom to help control problems.

http://www.foothill.net/~moorek/transitions.html

Set limits

How to use your voice and body to control classes.

http://www.foothill.net/~moorek/limitsetting.html

Teaching responsibility

http://www.foothill.net/~moorek/responsibilitytraining.html

Dr. Mac’s site

You must go here and see the oodles of ideas,

http://www.behavioradvisor.com/

Over 400 links to behavior and class management sites

http://drwilliampmartin.tripod.com/classm.html

How to make rules

http://ss.uno.edu/ss/New/CMRules.html

Dealing with the student who does not care

http://www.foothill.net/~moorek/omissiontraining.html

An excellent review of the literature. Check out the summary and what works and does not work.

http://www.nwrel.org/scpd/sirs/5/cu9.html

Controlling escalating behavior problems and possible interventions

http://www.foothill.net/~moorek/escalating.html

Avoiding verbal confrontations

http://www.foothill.net/~moorek/backtalk.html

Some good insights from a young teacher including grading ideas.

http://www.middleweb.com/INCASEdiscsteps.html

Ways to check your program and see if it is working

http://www.foothill.net/~moorek/managementsystems.html

You can handle them all

A terrific site with over 100 potential behavior problems and ides on how to handle them.

http://www.disciplinehelp.com/

Example of letter sent home at start of year.

http://www.ueatexas.com/Links/Classroom_Help/Letter_to_Parents_Regarding_Discipline/H_Letter_to_Parents_Regarding_Discipline.html

A nice compilation of information from setting up the classroom to meeting with parents.
http://www.pacificnet.net/~mandel/ClassroomManagement.html

Importance of time on task

http://www.foothill.net/~moorek/timeontask.html


School safety links

http://ss.uno.edu/ss/homepages/SchlSafe.html

Advise from veteran teachers.

No holds barred here.

http://www.middleweb.com/INCASEDiscpl.html

Huge array of classroom management links

http://www.educationworld.com/a_curr/archives/classmanagement.shtml

Ideas about bathroom breaks

http://www.teachnet.com/how-to/manage/cantwait011399.html

Talking about sex in a non-health classroom

http://education.indiana.edu/cas/tt/v1i3/dealing.html

Class rules

Examples for each grade level.

http://www.gigglepotz.com/expectations.htm

Ten activities for creating classroom rules

http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson274.shtml

Information on bullying

http://members.aol.com/kthynoll/schools.htm

Large selection about dealing with bullying

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/bullying.html

Positive Reinforcement site

Has examples and a quiz.

http://psych.athabascau.ca/html/prtut/reinpair.htm

Rules for working with Paraeducators

http://para.unl.edu/para/Behavior/lesson2.html

Teachers’ organization provides information on behavior and when to contact an attorney.

http://www.ueatexas.com/Links/Classroom_Help/Links_Classroom_help.html

How to document student behavior

http://www.foothill.net/~moorek/documentingbehavior.html

Tattletales

http://www.teachnet.com/how-to/manage/tattling100600.html

Management problems for children with special traits such as ADD

http://www.healthyplace.com/Communities/parenting/elaine/mgt.html

Classroom adjustments for special education

http://www.ldonline.org/ld_indepth/teaching_techniques/class_manage.html

Working with shy students

http://www.ericfacility.net/ericdigests/ed402070.html

Frequently asked questions

http://www.cortland.edu/flteach/FAQ/FAQ-Discipline.html

Classroom Management and Discipline Sites

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/discipline.html

Classroom Discipline Help

http://www.reacheverychild.com/newteach/index.html

Tips for new teachers

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/new_resources_for_teach.html

Student discipline and the new teacher

An interesting article about the frustrations of teaching, especially without a good preparation program.

http://www.middleweb.com/INCASEDiscpl.html

General articles from teachers

Teachers are always the best sources for information on student discipline.

http://studentdiscipline.suite101.com/

American Federation of Teachers

Suggestions and tips

http://www.aft.org/topics/discipline/tips.pdf

Teacher to teacher suggestions

http://studentdiscipline.suite101.com/

Short slide show on essence of student discipline

http://www.slideshare.net/LATTC/student-discipline-1873546

Suggested Reading List

Good start for setting up a program

http://teacherpathfinder.org/Support/discipline.html

Research on Discipline

http://www.nwrel.org/archive/sirs/5/cu9.html

Simplified explanation of needed steps to follow

http://schoolwidediscipline.com/

Guide to School Discipline

http://www.mathguide.com/services/Discipline/

An example of a school district code

http://teched.vt.edu/VCTTE/VCTTEMonographs/VCTTEMono2(Discipline).html

From Canada: A Zero Tolerance Program

http://www.safehealthyschools.org/whatsnew/capzerotolerance.htm

Washington State Booklet for Parents

http://www.governor.wa.gov/oeo/publications/manual_discipline_public_schools.pdf

Excellent collection of teacher ideas and articles

http://www.theteachersguide.com/ClassManagement.htm

Classroom Art  Resources

All free

Arts and Crafts Lessons and Links

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/crafts-lessons.html

 

Kids and Art

http://www.reacheverychild.com/arts/visual/kids.html

Unique Art Lesson

http://www.reacheverychild.com/lessonplans/plan1.html

What it looks like

http://www.socalnie.com/teachers/

A listing of national standards for the arts from the Kennedy Center

http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/teach/standards.cfm

And Lesson Plans

http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/teach/les.cfm

 

Art Terms

A dictionary for older students.

http://www.artlex.com/
Use Critical Thinking to Solve Crime

Using art, of course. Great way to create other lessons as well.

http://www.eduweb.com/pintura/

British site

Newsletter, holiday art, printables, crafts and a whole lot more.

Diverse, with the emphasis on younger folk.

http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/

 

Large Printable Selection

For Elementary
http://www.apples4theteacher.com/creativearts.html

 

Kids Architecture

An interactive that offers a basic understanding of building and materials.

http://www.archkidecture.org/

Large Link Site

Includes nice index that includes museums, ancient art, modern art, and more. Takes a while, but worth it to find unusual resources.

http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHLinks.html

And

http://www.teachers.cr.k12.de.us/~galgano/artlinks.htm

 

Submit student work

http://www.artmuseums.com/galler4kids.htm

 

Not an art museum

This site is for art teachers. Includes ask the teacher, exchanges, art lessons, and more.

http://www.artmuseums.com/

 

Art and music lessons for all levels

Highly interactive site. Good attention holder.

Primary
http://www.uen.org/k-2interactives/art_music.shtml

Elementary
http://www.uen.org/3-6interactives/fine_arts.shtml

Middle and High School
http://www.uen.org/7-12interactives/arts.shtml

 

Dictionary of Artists

Includes examples of their wor

http://cgfa.acropolisinc.com/fineart.htm

 

Art videos

Nearly 1000 of them

From WatchKnow

http://www.watchknow.org/Category.aspx?CategoryID=93
Crayon site

Crayola has created this site that features a lot of nice color pages among other things.

For primary level.

http://www.crayola.com/

 

Great Art Blog

Lots of examples and how to do it segments.

http://www.deepspacesparkle.blogspot.com/

 

Recycled Art

An interesting site that lists of materials needed and what can be made from them.

http://www.kid-at-art.com/htdoc/matchtmp.html
Mystery Art

For older students. You solve a puzzle to learn about art and art history.

http://www.eduweb.com/insideart/

 

Comic maker

An interactive cartoon making site. This is excellent for students if given direction as the theme of the comic.

http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/

 

Puppet link page
http://www.sagecraft.com/puppetry

 
Scrapbook resource sites

http://www.emints.org/ethemes/resources/S00001972.shtml

 

A general site for teachers and parents

Deals with art as it relates to a child’s development. Has ideas and a blog.

http://www.artjunction.org/about.php

Best educational free resource site

These sites can provide teachers with free resources to help them reach children in a variety of subject areas. They also can help provide remediation and/or accelerated learning opportunities. There are a lot of Internet sites that offer such materials, but only a few that are directed at the k-12 educator and without charge.

A note, you may have to register for some of these sites. Always make sure that the registration is only for the site and won’t be sold. I have noted that was good to register on sites I frequent because they provided me updates that I would have missed otherwise. Either way, I suggest you create an email address for just such sites and not use your personal one.

If you have additional sites to recommend please do so.

General

Annenberg Media

Videos arranged by grade level and there are a lot of them. Good quality.

http://learner.org/

Awesome Stories

This is a site that has videos that relate to stories, especially trials and biographies. A good collection, but limited in range.

http://www.awesomestories.com/videos

Khan Academy

About 1800 good quality videos mainly in science and math. Mainly for older students.

http://www.khanacademy.org/

You Tube Educational

This link is supposed to be limited to videos that are related to teaching. Very large collection, but uneven quality and the meaning of education is truly challenged.

http://www.youtube.com/education?b=400

BBC Learning Zone Clips

Search by topic or subject. Has length of video in search engine, which is good. Since this is a British site the material is directed to that user group. A goodly amount of videos. Worth a look.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/

TeacherTube:

You can post your videos or access the collection. You can also upload videos. Lots of ads. Also has audio and photo sections.

http://www.teachertube.com/index.php

Edutopia

This is also a non-profit site that offer videos. The difference in this site is that it also offers lesson plans and more. This is a large site that tries to offer a variety of services to teachers besides videos.

http://www.edutopia.org/

YouTube Education

This site does not offer a good enough category selection process for most teachers to find material quickly.

http://www.youtube.com/education?b=400

History Channel

First rate videos and well done, this site is excellent for science, technology, and history teachers. Search engine takes a while to master due to large number of videos.

http://www.history.com/topics

EduTube

The sections are not well defined and its takes time to find the right video from the collection. Limited selection.

http://www.edutube.org/

Biography

Famous people past and present. Good material, but many are for older students.

http://www.biography.com/video/index.jsp

BBC Learning Channel

There are videos and much more here. It takes time to navigate this site, but the materials, both videos and interactive lessons, and of quality.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/

Classroom clips

This site has a limited number of videos. It also has audio clips.

http://www.classroomclips.org/

Brainpop

While not all the content on this site is free, teachers can still find some great animated videos on a wide range of topics on this site for use in the classroom.

http://www.brainpop.com/

KidsNowIt

This site has a limited amount of podcasts and interactive videos in the basic subject matter areas. Some videos have test questions.

http://www.kidsknowit.com/interactive-educational-movies/index.php

Teachers’ TV

This site has a limited number of videos and categories based on subject matter, use in class, and grade level.

http://www.teachers.tv/videos

How Stuff Works

This site has a fair size collection of diverse videos from history to entertainment. A lot of ads. Also, the index is fairly simple and it takes a while to find what would be right for your grade level.

http://videos.howstuffworks.com/

Exploratorium

This site is for older students and contains some non-educational material that has little value. Overall, the strength is in science for Exploratorium. Only categorized by subject and title.

http://www.exploratorium.edu/tv/archive.php

EASE History

A small, but interesting site with videos and photos of political campaigns and historical events among others. Limited content and weak search engine.

http://www.easehistory.org/tourswf.html

The Archeology Channel

Videos of activities using interactive map of the world. Very limited content and videos may be over ten minutes in duration.

http://www.archaeologychannel.org/

Peoples Archive

Videos of a variety of people, some famous, some not so much. This site might be used to help students show how hard work can pay off or to help them learn to take notes for a biography. Autobiographies are listed.

http://www.webofstories.com/

Steven Spielberg Archive

A tremendous site that have footage of the German treatment of Jews and the Holocaust. Some videos don’t have sound. Spend time on this site and you are going to find unique and important videos to share with your students. Compelling,

http://resources.ushmm.org/film/search/index.php

Folk Streams

A small collection of collected folklore and history videos. Well worth a look for social studies and music teachers. Some films are very long, but worth a look.

http://www.folkstreams.net/

Digital History

A large site for those teaching history, with some videos. The videos tend to be for older students.

http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/

History Matters

There are a few videos for older students here. The majority are very specific, such as the history of the Chinese in Tucson and there are a collection of images that might prove helpful.

http://historymatters.gmu.edu/search.php?function=find

Social Studies Video Dictionary from Georgia.

A nice, but limited collection, mainly history and geography related.

https://www.georgiastandards.org/resources/Pages/Videos/Social-Studies-Video-Dictionary.aspx

PBS Video

Public Broadcasting Videos

A great many videos with a variety of topics and well done.

http://video.pbs.org/

National Geographic Video

A major collection of videos on geography and environmental related videos. All first rate.

http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/player/

The Discovery Channel

This site has a variety of good videos, but the site is difficult to navigate. First rate materials.

http://school.discoveryeducation.com/searchresults.cfm?N=0&Nty=1&Ntk=all&blnPublic=1&Ntt=video

C-Span

Mainly political videos and current issues.

http://www.c-spanvideo.org/videoLibrary/search-results.php?keywords=video+library

Free Documentaries Site

This is very interesting in that teachers can play entire films or parts from exceptional documentaries about a variety of topics. A must visit for teachers of older students. Some content may not be appropriate.

http://www.freedocumentaries.org/

Top Documentary List

This site also has a good variety of documentaries and a better search engine. Mainly for older students. Some topics may be too graphic for classes.

http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/watch-online/

How To Videos

These are about five minutes in duration and cover a great many topics that could be useful to teachers from sports to science. They are all based on the idea of one does something such as hold a football or paint.

http://www.5min.com/

Wonder How To

Not many for the classroom, but some good ideas. Worth a look.

http://www.wonderhowto.com/

Howcast : If you want to know how to do something, this site is a great place to start looking for instruction.

HowCast

This site has a few educational videos in the how to area.

http://www.howcast.com/categories/95-Careers-and-Education

Best 100 Teaching Videos

A lot of videos, but many are not good quality. The ones that are are worth a look.

http://www.smartteaching.org/blog/2008/08/100-best-youtube-videos-for-teachers/

Teachers Domain

Has a selection of videos in the main subject areas. Weak search engine so you have to work hard to find the video you are looking for. Quality appears good, but some sections are limited.

http://www.teachersdomain.org/

SchoolTube

A majority of these videos are done by students and the quality is uneven. The site offers a great deal of help for teachers wanting to upload and/or make videos.

http://www.schooltube.com/category

PBS Kids Video

More entertainment. There are a fair amount of videos here for very young children. Poor search engine and slow to load.

http://pbskids.org/go/video/


Science

National Science Foundation

Science related videos for older students. Mainly interviews and explanations.

http://nsf.gov/news/mmg/index.cfm?s=2

NASA e-clips

Not many, and as you would expect, they are space related, but very well done. Use the search engine to save time as the website is difficult to navigate. For all grade levels

http://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/nasaeclips/index.html

NASA TV

Space related and well done.

http://www.nasa.gov/multimedia/videogallery/index.html

BioInteractive
A nice collection of videos on science for older students. Good quality. A fair amount are lecturers. The length of time of the video is also used in the search engine. Sponsored by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute so many videos are medical in content.

http://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/video/index.html

neoK12

This site has a good selection of science videos, but is limited in other areas. Also has games.

http://www.neok12.com/

Green Energy

This site has videos related to green technology. Some might be of value to teachers, but most are more technical in nature.

http://greenenergytv.com/category.php

ARKive

A nice site with lots of videos about animals and the environment. Great for adding depth to lessons on

endangered biodiversity. Interactive material, too. Snow tracks are good lesson on critical thinking.

http://www.arkive.org/

Vega Science

Videos of scientists, research projects and more. For older students.

http://vega.org.uk/video/

ScienceState

Most of these videos are for older students and sophisticated. There are a lot of subject areas, but no classification by age.

http://sciencestage.com/

Nova Teachers

Limited number of videos that are mainly science related. For older students. Nova Science.

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/teachers/video/

Math

Math TV

Excellent site with videos that help explain math concepts. Good for remediation and introduction.

http://www.mathtv.com/

Futures Channel

I am featured on some of these videos and so there may be a bias in my comments.

It is good quality applied math and science videos, but the search engine is poor. The videos are for middle school students and up in age.

http://www.thefutureschannel.com/index.php

Pedagonnet

Mainly math related videos, but some general ones, too. Limited number and uneven quality.

http://www.pedagonet.com/Maths/tricks.htm

Countdown

Short videos on various math concepts. A must visit for math teachers.

http://countdown.luc.edu/ContentIndex/a_index.html


For Older Students and Teachers

Cosmo Learning

Courses, images, and videos are located here. Many lectures for older students.

http://www.cosmolearning.com/

Lectr

Video lecturers for the main part.

http://www.lectr.com/

Scholarspot

A limited number of videos with older students in mind.

http://scholarspot.com/

TED

These are videos of lectures and they can be quite long and sophisticated and inspiring. For older students.

http://www.ted.com/

OV Guide

More of an online video guide for entertainment, this site also has educational video listings. Mainly for older students.

http://www.ovguide.com/education

John Locker

This site has videos that are basically for older students. Some interesting titles, but limited in the number and range. Good quality,

http://johnlocker.com

Channel N

This really isn’t for students, but may be of interest to teachers as it deals with interesting aspects of behavior.

http://blogs.psychcentral.com/channeln/

Academic Earth

University lectures on a variety of subjects. Some are very long. For advanced high school students.

http://academicearth.org/

Fora.tv

This site has some videos on education and teaching. However, they are basically lecturer for educators.

http://fora.tv/search_video?q=teaching

Quest Gallery

A small number of videos about research and ideas about teaching.

http://quest.carnegiefoundation.org/~dpointer/gallery/

Teachers TV

This site has videos about teaching. Fairly long videos ,and some deal with school wide concerns as well.
http://www.teachers.tv/series/from-good-to-outstandinghttp://www.teachers.tv/series/from-good-to-outstanding

Diigo

Some good videos here, but it takes time to find them and some are too difficult for younger students.

http://www.diigo.com/list/abubnic/video

Teacher Training Videos

A small, but interesting collection of videos to help teachers with technology and other areas. This is the first site that had the Storybird site that I use in the classroom.

http://www.teachertrainingvideos.com/

Free online movies

Public domain videos. Limited and uneven quality.

http://www.moviesfoundonline.com/

Songs that teach

By Alan Haskvitz

http://www.reacheverychild.com

Research has clearly shown that music is a great way to help students learn concepts. Indeed, it is part of the multiple intelligences that Howard Gardner has developed. Here are some terrific sites where you can download lyrics that help teach most every subject.

A large listing of all types of songs. A great place to start.

http://www.reacheverychild.com/arts/music/index.html

Language Arts Songs that Teach
English Grammar, Punctuation, and Spelling

Very complete site

http://www.songsforteaching.com/grammarspelling.htm

Always Fun: Schoolhouse Rock

http://www.schoolhouserock.tv/

Songs and poems for elementary

From Canada

http://www.canteach.ca/elementary/songspoems.html

Elementary songs including math jingles

http://www.teachingheart.net/sing.html

Their, there, they’re song
http://suzyred.com/there.html

Spelling Rules
http://www.gardenofpraise.com/spell1.htm

Math Songs and Poems

http://www.mscc.cc.tn.us/webs/vyoung/songs/Main_Pages/Tables.htm

Musical Multiplication
http://www.gardenofpraise.com/multi.htm

Continents Song

http://www.hawaii.edu/hga/Lessons/mapmake/CONtinentS.html

Songs that teach science

Printable

http://www.richmond.k12.va.us/schools/munford/Library/sciencesongs.pdf

Songs that teach history

http://www.classroomclassics.com/filecabinet/htmlfiles/G3.html

Songs that teach the states

And more about geography

http://www.mrsjonesroom.com/songs/50states.html

50 State capitals song

http://www.pedagonet.com/blog/2006/05/50-state-capitals-song.html

Bill of Rights and Historical Documents Songs

http://www.classroomclassics.com/filecabinet/htmlfiles/G11.html

Children’s Songs

Not necessarily for teaching

http://kids.niehs.nih.gov/musicchild.htm

Using the Beatles to teach ESL

http://www.nifl.gov/nifl-esl/2002/1453.html

ESL worksheets

http://www.esl-galaxy.com/articles/Using%20English%20videos%20and%20music%20in%20EFL%20article.htm

Language Arts Songs

http://suzyred.com/music.html

Always fun and catchy, but not all about school oriented subjects.

Animaniacs Mega Lyrics File

http://www2.cruzio.com/~keeper/AMLF.html

Preschool and Daycare resources

By Alan Haskvitz

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Haskvitz

Here is a list of preschool and daycare resources that can help provide new ideas and promote a better understanding of the preschool child.

A general list of good sites

http://www.reacheverychild.com/specialed/preschool/index.html

Kindergarten links

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/kindergarten.html

Patriotic lessons

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/patriotic.html

Themes

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/themes.html

Online games

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/pcfun.html

Lesson plans

Lots of links, but some may be too advanced.

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/alansplans.html

Primary link site

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/primary_resources.html

Printables

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/printables.html

Free Printable calendars

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/calendars.html

Phonics

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/phonics.html

Healthy children site

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/food_choice.html

Strategies for motivating readers

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/motivating_readers.html

Reading

http://www.reacheverychild.com/reading.html

Teachers and the law

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/teacher_law.html

Government information on daycare and preschool topics

http://www.usa.gov/Topics/Parents_Babies.shtml

Parents guide to reading readiness

http://www.nifl.gov/partnershipforreading/publications/reading_first2.html

How to talk with a preschool teacher
www.kidshealth.org/parent/positive/learning/talk_to_preschool_teacher.html

Common medical problems

http://www.keepkidshealthy.com/preschool/preschoolproblems.html

A nice sldie show on preschool problems with suggested solutions

http://www.kaimh.org/slides/PreschPr/index.htm

Cultures and traditions activities.
www.preschoolrainbow.org/multicultural.htm

Matching activities
http://www.fastq.com/~jbpratt/education/links/preactonline.html

Preschool Lessons and activities suitable

Very good selection
www.awesomelibrary.org/Office/Main/Involving_Family/Preschool.html

Printable activities, crafts, lesson plans, themes and coloring pages

http://www.first-school.ws/

Free songs, crafts, games, snack ideas, and learning activities
www.perpetualpreschool.com/

Very useful site tht has worksheets, plans, and law sites.
www.homeschoolingadventures.com/preschool.html

Physcial Education Central’s Preschool lesson plans
www.pecentral.org/lessonideas/elementary/preschoolmenu.asp – 19k –

Black history activities
www.preschoolrainbow.org/black-history.htm

Free video on how to teach Preschool Gymnastic Lessons
www.expertvillage.com/interviews/childrens-gynmastics.htm

Preschool Themes

http://www.everythingpreschool.com/themes/allthemes.htm

Worksheets and lesson plans

http://www.moneyinstructor.com/preschool.asp

Huge link site to all types of resources from toilet training to drama actitives and more.

http://www.suite101.com/search.cfm?q=preschool&x=0&y=0

Free online games

Create your own

http://www.apples4theteacher.com/math.html

Money printables and worksheets

www.moneyinstructor.com/kindergarten.asp

Large link site

http://www.lphs.org/academics/library/west_campus_resources/Preschool_Lesson_Plans.html

Dealing with preschool peer pressure

http://www.more4kids.info/597/preschool-peer-pressure/

Resources for parents/teachers of preschoolers who have a learning problem

http://www.loc.gov/nls/reference/circulars/parents.html

Dealing with stealing

http://childrentoday.com/resources/articles/stealing.htm

Dealing with Separation Anxiety in Preschool Children

www.associatedcontent.com/article/79844/dealing_with_separation_anxiety_in.html

Dealing with Preschool Temper Tantrums. By Margaret Risk

http://preschoolerstoday.com/resources/articles/meltdown.htm

Valuable article on how to deal with preschoolers.

Coinsider printing it out for parents, too.
www.homegrowntv.co.nz/Documents/HGSep03.pdf

Huge link site to child behavior help

http://parenting.adoption.com/parents/toddler-preschool-care.html

Dealing with bullying

http://www.reacheverychild.com/feature/bullying.html

http://att.iparenting.com/preschoolers/bullies.htm