Saturday, March 21, 2009

Free Worksheets for Elementary Classrooms is a website designed to help parents, teachers, and students find learning activities, studying tips, advice from other parents, and general education reference materials. What brought me to was a search for reproducible worksheet activities for elementary school classrooms. has reproducible worksheets designed for preschool through fifth grade students. The worksheets can be searched by grade level or by topic. Each worksheet is available in pdf format for free.

Applications for Education
I've never bought a worksheet book for an elementary school classroom, but a quick search of Amazon revealed that a teacher could quickly sink $50 or more to have a set of workbooks sufficient for all subjects taught in an elementary school classroom. The worksheets on could be useful for cutting down on the number of worksheet books an elementary school teacher needs to purchase.

Here are a couple of related resources that may be of interest to you:
World of Teaching - Slideshows for All Subjects
Pete's Power Point Station - A Great Stop of Elementary School Teachers

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Geography Links You Might Have Missed

This is the second installment of my "Links You Might Have Missed" series. This series of posts takes a look back at some of the more popular resources I've shared on this blog during the last eighteen months. The following are links to Geography resources. The next installment in this series will be dedicated to Google Earth and Google Maps resources.

Slide Map - Photos of the World on a Map of the World (blog review) (direct link)

Find Country - Improve Your Geography Knowledge (blog review) (direct link)

Stat Planet - Interactive Data Visualization (blog review) (direct link)

Geo Greeting - (blog review) (direct link)

Geo Commons Map Maker (blog review) (direct link)

Statetris - Tetris for Maps (blog review) (direct link)

Reach the World - Geography Games (blog review) (direct link)

Thematic Mapping Engine (blog review) (direct link)

Five Interactive Geography Games

Visual Geography (blog review) (direct link)

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