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National Park Foundation’s Electronic Field Trip

Grades 4-8 can learn about various topics (e.g., civil rights, climate change) through electronic field trips to national parks. There are more than a dozen EFTs archived on the site, each with an on-demand video and related lessons.

Lesson Plan; Multimedia

Healthy Youth Program Grades K-5

Lesson plans for K-5 learners across the curriculum based on Healthy Youth Program's credo: "Growing Healthier Families from the Ground Up".

Lesson Plan

Nourish Interactive

This free English/Spanish web site provides nutrition educators and healthcare providers with a variety of tools to help teach the key elements of nutrition to children and parents.

Article; Background Reading; Lesson Plan; Multimedia; Printable

Just For Kids

This site from the University of Illinois Extensionhas 23 interactives for students in grades K-8, covering concepts in animals, weather, volcanoes, exercise, nutrition, friendship, conflict resolution, and more.

Lesson Plan; Multimedia

Classroom Exercise Breaks For Elementary Students

The research is clear: test scores and student behavior improve when physical activity breaks are incorporated into daily classroom routines. These lessons and resoures will show you how to get started!

Background Reading; Fact Sheet; Lesson Plan

National School Lunch Week

The second week in October is National School Lunch Week! Use these resources to learn about the National School Lunch Program and other organizations that support low cost healthy options for children each school day.

Background Reading; Themed Package

Resources for Teaching Financial Literacy

Use these resources to supplement your curriculum and help students gain the financial literacy skills they’ll need to manage their financial resources effectively throughout their lives.

Themed Package

SEN Teacher

This site provides free teaching and learning resources for students with special needs and learning disbiliies: prinatbles; downloads; teaching aids; software.

Themed Package

SHAPE America

A themed package of multimedia, printables, and web sites geared toward the improved health and physical education in children.

Article

Stickers

Kids love stickers. Teachers love stickers. Now, a fellow educator shares her tried and true great way to get free stickers for use in the classroom.

Tool

Stop Bullying Now

From the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, this web site provides information from various government agencies on how kids, teens, young adults, parents, educators and others in the community can prevent or stop bullying.

Multimedia; Tool

Teacher's List: 11 Classroom Creativity Killers

Veteran art teacher Marvin Bartel lists 10 teacher behaviors that discourage student creativity and tells how to avoid them.

Article

Teaching Resources for Non-Mandated Curriculum

Teaching resources for the arts, performing arts, foreign languages and financial literacy.

Themed Package

Teaching Students to Prevent Bullying

Curriculum Resources Address Identifying, Confronting and Stopping Bullying

Lesson Plan

Test Prep & Review Strategies

These resources provide solutions to common test prep and test-taking problems. Help students relax and gain confidence, study more effectively, perform better on tests, and most importantly...increase learning.

Themed Package

Test Prep & Review Strategies for Grades K-5

Help students in grades 3-5 prepare for and take tests of all kinds.

Themed Package

The 12 Brain Rules, Illustrated

In this interactive website based on his book Brain Rules, John Medina describes how the brain works best and what we can do to improve the workplace and the classroom.

Multimedia; Printable

Tips for Teachers Cards - Child Welfare Concerns

Free downloadable 6x8-inch laminated cards provide ready information about behaviors that threaten the health and well-being of students. From American Public University.

Printable

United We Serve: Let’s Read. Let’s Move

Let's Read. Let's Move. seeks to combat childhood obesity and summer reading loss by engaging youth in summer reading and physical activity, as well as by providing access to healthy, affordable food.

Lesson Plan; Tool

Wellness Kit

Free nutrition and fitness program for your school. Kit is designed to inspire students to "get up and play" for 60 minutes a day and to "fuel up" with the foods kids don't get enough of.

Multimedia

Your Heart & Circulatory System

Learn about your heart and its parts in this media-rich resource covering the wonder of our cirulatory system.

Multimedia

SMART Board Content from SMART Exchange

Download review games, organizational materials, and lesson ideas for your classroom SMART Board.

Lesson Plan

YouTube for Educators

YouTube offers a variety of free services that educators can use to facilitate classroom instruction, including access to more than 500,000 educational videos, limited access to non-educational content, and custom playlists that eliminate ads.

Multimedia

Websites Stress Diet and Exercise for National Nutrition Month

We recommend three websites for lesson plans and activities that reinforce the theme for 2012 National Nutrition Month, which stresses the importance of making informed food choices and developing good habits in eating and physical activity.

Lesson Plan

NIH Curriculum Supplement Series

This resource from the National Institutes of Health includes teacher guides and lesson plans on the science behind seventeen health topics, free print materials, professional development webinars, and more.

Professional Development Course; Works4Me