Providing children the necessary building blocks throughout their education will enhance their opportunities later in life to pursue a career that they are enthusiastic about by stimulating their minds. Listed below are resources to better help stimulates children’s minds through new and innovative ways.
Art Encounters: Provides stimulating projects and activities for children that parents or teachers can use at home or in the classroom.
The Getty: Educational resources from the museum.
Crayola: Lesson plans for any age group.
KinderArt: Articles, lesson plans, ideas, activities and icebreakers for children of all ages.
Audio visual equipment rental: Supplemental equipment for classroom use.
The Art Institute of Chicago: Resources to encourage imagination and creativity.
K-12 Art Resources for Teachers: An array of teacher resources for field trips, classroom ideas and more.
Language Arts Education
Kaboose for Kids: Crafts, activities, clip art and coloring.
Resources for Children’s Writers: Information and guidance for aspiring children’s book authors.
Lesson Plans: For language arts students in many age groups.
Literature for Parents and Children: Guidance on literature for appropriate age groups.
Computer Math Resources: Computer resources and software for teaching math.
Discovery Education: Kathy Schrock’s guide for education.
Columbia Education Center: A breakdown of lesson plans in music education, math, science, social studies and more.
Forum for Math Teachers: Learning ideas and support for math teachers.
Learning Math: For students who need help with specific topics.
Teachers Place: A math forum for pointers and tips.
University of Florida Math Resources: From basics to advanced math.
Elementary Music Education Resources: Resources on instruments, songs/lyrics, composers and much more.
Choralnet: Listing of choirs and choral information.
NATS: National Association of Teachers of Singing.
Music Search: Music, lessons, and information about music for all ages.
Music Incorporation: Incorporating music into everyday life lessons.
William and Gayle Cook Music Library: A wealth of music information.
Galileo Countdown: The countdown to Jupiter impact.
The JASON Project: An interactive way for children to learn and explore science.
Computer Science: Computer science projects, resources and studies.
Engineering Pathways: Engineering and computer science as career choices.
NASA Quest: Archived events and information on past NASA missions.
The Nine Planets: Mythology and science on our solar system.
Social Studies Education
The White House: The official website of President Obama.
Teaching Strategies: Lesson plans for social studies.
Scholastic Web Guide: Online activities and interactive learning resources.
PBS: Fun, interactive educational resources.
Performance Education: Social studies lesson plans in Adobe.