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Links for Teachers






Carl is a Reading Recovery teacher who has created a website that is crowded with printable ideas that will appeal to your students. From activities for learning the alphabet to compound words, teacher tips to book lists, centers to interventions, there are a ton of ideas that can be used without additional work on your part.

Lots of free worksheets, online math, word, thinking, and social studies games. While there are also products that may be bought, the free stuff is pretty impressive.





Mandy Gregory shares her ideas that have been used in her 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade classrooms. There are ideas for Writer's Workshop, Guided Reading, Centers, Math, Social Studies, and others. In addition to her website, check out her blog.

Juvenile Series and Sequels


The 'Juvenile Series and Sequels' database currently contains over 36,000 books in 4,900 series. Titles are classified into three audiences from birth to 12th grade.





Reading First

This is the homepage for all that is happening in Virginia through the Reading First programs. Information can be found on Teacher Reading Academies, Conferences, Workshops, online resources, PALS, and many other topics to enrich your teaching through Reading First.


Quizstation is for teachers to develop online quizzes for students. Great games for kids to learn. Activities are organized by age: 3 - 6, 6 - 9, and 9 - 12.


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