University of Pittsburgh

Teacher Resources

  • Starfall.com -- a free public service to motivate children to read with phonics. Our systematic phonics approach, in conjunction with phonemic awareness practice is perfect for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, second grade, special education, homeschool, and English language development (ELD, ELL, ESL).
  • GlobalSchoolNet.org -- Provides online opportunities for teachers to collaborate, communicate, and celebrate shared learning experiences. 
  • Discovery School -- Free teachers resources from Discovery Education
  • Scholastic (children's publishing, education and media company) -- lesson plans, online activities, teaching strategies
  • TeachersFirst -- A collection of lessons and web resources for K-12 classroom teachers, their students, and families. Materials are arranged by subject area and grade level.

Other links to explore:

  • Musicals101.com -- Grades 7 - 12 Widely recognized as an expect on musical theater, Musicals 101.com creator John Kenrick was a producer and manager on Braodway in the 1980s and 1990s.  

Library Presentations:

Teachers and interns contact Ms. Herward to share your favorite lesson plan sites. 

Created by Linda Herward October 12, 2011
Contact Benoni Outerbridge at email