- ASCD: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
ASCD strives to expand our influence as an international organization that is widely recognized for helping educators define, support, and engage in the development of highly effective learning systems.
Character Education in PreK & Kindergarten
"What children learn about character in the early childhood classroom can shape their character for the rest of their lives. So how do you teach it?" This and other essential topics (e.g., differentiation) are covered in Scholastic's excellent blogs presented by teachers as tips and teaching strategies.
Crayola Lesson Plans
Adaptable lesson plans incorporating various themes and lessons with artistic expression
- Early Childhood Education
U.S. Department of Education site with information for parents and teachers.
- Early Childhood Teacher
Free Lesson Plans, Units, Classroom Materials, Teacher Communities, and More!
- Education World Lesson Plans
Wide range of free lesson plans
- Elementary Lesson Plans
Lesson plans about health from the American Heart Association starting with the pre-K age range.
Everything Preschool: Lesson Plans
Thematic weekly plans are offered, set up on a daily schedule. Themes include: pets, zoo, ocean creatures, birds, bugs, farm animals, and gardening.
Free ESL EFL Lessons in Grammar, Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening
This website is a great resource for planning lessons on different topics such as writing, grammar, reading , and even on multiple intelligences.
- FREE Lesson plans | Kindergarten Lesson Plans, Elementary Lesson Plans, High School Lesson Plans | DiscoveryEducation.com
Free lesson plans written by teachers for teachers. Like you. Classroom Resources has hundreds of original lesson plans for elementary, middle, and high school students. Borrow them as-is or use them to spark your own lesson plans.
Getting to Know Your Computer
Children learn the names of the parts of a computer and get a basic introduction to how they work. Assembling their own computer with computer cutouts reinforces their understanding of computer terms.
- Grade Level Lesson Plans for Preschool, Kindergarten, Elementary
Search or browse lesson plans and teaching resources to find what you need for themes and thematic units, literature & book activities, math, science, learning centers, social studies, computers, reading, writing, P.E./health, cooperative learning, and more!
Hand Washing Lesson Plans for Kindergarten-Sixth Grade
Includes art, activities, and lesson plans. From the Massachusetts Department of Education.
How to Teach Writing-Lesson Plans
Jump Start - Preschool Lesson Plans Online
Free lesson plans for 2 – 5 year olds to learn new things rapidly and introduce them to a diverse range of subjects and topics. Also free preschool activities and worksheets in their lesson plans.
Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything
Intensive list of classroom support materials from Kathy Schrock. Kathy provides an emphasis on how to effectively use technology in the early childhood classroom.
Key Indicators of Quality from the Executive Office of Education
The QRIS Standards are grounded in child development principals and practices that are strongly linked to effective, high quality education and care and out of school time opportunities for children and youth.
Art lesson plans for all different ages. Lessons are also broken down by the medium which you might want to teach.
Lesson Plan Using Artistic Ways of Thinking
A paper supporting the use of art in the curriculum.
- Lesson Planet - Find Teacher-Approved Lesson Plans
Search Over 150,000 Teacher Reviewed Lesson Plans and 75,000 Worksheets.
Lesson plans for students ranging from preschool through high school.
- Lesson Plans - ReadWriteThink
Hundreds of standards-based lesson plans written and reviewed by educators using current research and the best instructional practices.
National Association for the Education of Young Children
The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is a professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8, by connecting early childhood practice, policy, and research.
Nevada Pre-Kindergarten Standards
The Nevada Pre-Kindergarten (Pre-K) Content Standards , which provides the framework for curriculum and instruction in all of Nevada's Pre-K classrooms.
Lesson plans sorted by subject, media type, and permitted use
- Phonics - Alphabet Activities for Letters Aa and Ii
Grade Level: Preschool - Kindergarten. A fun method for teaching preschoolers the alphabet.
- Preschool Plan It
This site offers preschool lesson plans, themes and activities.
An excellent site that includes curriculum theme options, things to help teachers prepare for preschool, ideas and activities, booklets of lesson plans and ideas, teaching aids, games, and more.
Reading Rockets is a national public media literacy initiative offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.
Teaching children about the flu : lesson plans and activities for child care and early childhood programs
A PDF from the Centers for Disease Control that contains lesson plans for teaching kids about the flu.
The Ultimate Guide to Early Education Lesson Plans
Concordia University compiled the ultimate guide to online lesson plans. Listed alphabetically, you can find valuable free and paid teacher resources, including lesson plans, printable classroom materials, worksheets, interactive activities, discussion boards and more.
- U.S. Department of Education: Early Learning
List of resources and information on Department of Education's plan for improved Early Learning opportunities.