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Curated Collections Across the Curriculum

Whether you're looking to introduce new, engaging materials to your math, science, social studies, language arts, art, or music lessons, we've got you covered! Each of the collections we’re sharing this week is organized around key curricular themes and concepts to save you time. Browse the collections relevant to your current classroom needs to find trustworthy, teacher-vetted resources to boost student learning and achievement. We hope these tailored special topic collections enrich your instruction this week!

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Discover STEM, STEAM, and STREAM resources in this curated collection. Use these resources to plan engaging activities and lessons for all grade levels and learn how to integrate science, technology, engineering, and math with art, reading, and writing.

Grades K-12

Earth Science Resources

Explore the wonders of our planet with this collection of engaging Earth science resources for students! Dive into topics like geology, meteorology, oceanography, and more through interactive simulations, virtual field trips, and multimedia activities.

Grades K-12

Educational Podcasts for Students

Engage and inspire your learners with educational podcasts that span subjects and grade levels! Podcasts are ideal for a variety of instructional models and give students the ability to replay content and deepen their understanding.

Grades K-12

Family Consumer Science Resources

Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS), formerly called Home Economics, encompasses many topics. Use these resources to teach your students about food science and preparation, human development, personal finance, wellness and nutrition, sewing, and more.

Grades K-12

Math Resources for All Grades

Explore an extensive collection of resources for math. These curated lists are based on NCTM standards and are divided by grades K–2, 3–5, 6–8, and 9–12. Topics include numbers and operations, algebra, geometry, measurement, and data and probability.

Grades K-12

Understanding Economics and Money

This collection provides a wealth of resources for seamlessly integrating financial education across grade levels and subject areas. Interactive lessons gamify concepts like budgeting, credit, debt, economics, and entrepreneurship in engaging ways.

Grades K-12

Get up and Moving… Physical Education

Whether used in PE class, during movement breaks or an indoor recess, or other times in your lessons, the resources in this curated list will get students moving and will help them learn about sports, dance, exercise, and other forms of movement.

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Dramatic Arts and Dance

Explore the resources in this collection and infuse drama and dance into your language arts or PE lessons. This curated list includes musicals, reader’s theater, dance instruction, and more.

Grades K-12

Author's Websites

Engage your students in learning about the life and works of famous authors and participate in a variety of activities available on the websites in this collection. Each review includes a section with suggestions for classroom use.

Grades K-12

World Languages Resources

Finding web resources to use in world language classes can be challenging. Explore this curated list that includes lesson plans, interactives, online lessons, video tutorials, and tools to help students demonstrate understanding of the target language.

Grades K-12

Visual Arts Resources

The visual arts include primarily visual creative works, such as painting, drawing, ceramics, photography, video, sculpture, design, and crafts. Use this collection during Youth Art Month (YAM) or year-round.

Grades K-12

Geography Awareness and Exploration Resources

Discover geography resources for all grades. Explore maps, statistics, photos, and apps to see how land, climate, and humans intersect. Connect geography to the relationships between natural resources, maps, landforms, climate, and human activity.

Grades K-12

Instruments and Vocal Music

Technology offers teachers many new opportunities in music and the arts. This collection shares resources related to instruments and vocal music. Tools in this curated list include virtual instruments, video tutorials, vocal instructions, and more.

Grades K-12

Resources Related to the Revolutionary War

Take your students back to the late 1700s, when the 13 colonies began their quest for freedom from British rule. These resources share information and tools to engage your students as they learn how the colonies came together to form the United States.

This Week at TeachersFirst

We cordially invite you to attend our free virtual workshop this Tuesday, and our next Twitter (X) chat this Thursday. We’re also sharing a related blog post from our Infusing Technology Blog.

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Tuesday, 4/2, 7 PM ET

OK2Ask: Remix & Reuse Responsibly: Copyright for Digital Citizens

Discover various tools and resources to help you and your students find, evaluate, and cite free or licensed content for reuse and gain valuable insights that will help you seamlessly integrate copyright literacy into your teaching practices.

Gain practical resources and tools that support copyright education in the classroom »

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Thursday, 4/4, 8 PM ET

Twitter Chat: Google Sites: Amplify Learning in Your Classroom

Come and tweet with us using the hashtags #OK2Ask and #TeachersFirst! We’ll share tips for efficiently creating content on Google Sites and discuss best practices for designing visually appealing and user-friendly classroom websites.

Explore strategies for maximizing student engagement and collaboration »

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Save Time & Enhance Learning: A Guide to Time-Saving Resources on TeachersFirst

TeachersFirst offers many helpful free resources created and curated by educators for educators. This blog post shares many additional areas of TeachersFirst that you can explore, from our special topics collections to our planning calendar.

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