Our Guide to Making a Great Classroom Website

As a teacher, you want to engage students and inspire learning. Since teaching has existed, teachers have looked for ways to inspire children to want to learn. Teachers want to take advantage of all resources to equip students to reach their learning potential. Developing a website classroom is a step in the right direction in today’s world. Everything is online and adding this layer of portal learning that your students can relate to and possibly embrace this style of learning as it relates to the current relationship students have with computer devices.

Knowing what you want to achieve with your classroom website is an important question you should have answered before you begin building your site. This curriculum will help you bring resources and tools that express your lesson plan so teachers, parents, and students know what to expect from learning online. It is another tool that should exist in today’s classrooms as we live and interact more with technology. Check out other teachers’ websites to get ideas and learn what was successful for them and what were epic failures. Make a point to consider the following as you build your web classroom:

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The 10 Best Online Reading Programs

The availability of online study materials has transformed not only how students learn in the classroom, but also the ways in which their parents can help them learn at home. Whether it’s teaching or reviewing the basics in the evening, or seeking out the best resources for homeschooling, online resources are a game changer in … Read more

20 Must Follow Pinterest Accounts for Preschool Teachers

There is a wealth of information and resources available for Preschool teachers on Pinterest. After taking the time to search everything preschool on Pinterest, I’ve composed a list of 20 great Pinterest accounts to follow along with a link to a cool pin to start with. Early childhood educators and even parents can benefit from these excellent accounts from pinners who are all about Pre-K. You’ll find interesting pins from skilled school teachers, educational organizations and from dedicated parents who devote their time to sharing information with others.

20. ABCMouse.com Pinterest Account

This online early learning academy offers a full curriculum that any preschool teacher or parent can appreciate. Many of the boards on this Pinterest account contain links to what you would actually view within the curriculum itself. The pins give you a good taste of what the site has to offer including links to age appropriate songs, animated stories, puzzles and games. There are also helpful tips for organizing the classroom and great teaching tools to make learning phonics fun for preschoolers. In addition, you’ll find tons of craft ideas. The crafts range from holiday themed to seasonal concepts.

A pin to start with

19. In Lieu of Preschool & Parent Teach Play Pinterest account

Here’s a stay at home mom who is on top of everything preschool and has devoted her time to share her ideas and resources with other moms and teachers. As a former educator herself, she has a lot to offer and thousands of pins to share. Through the use of several boards, she covers a lot of topics, including sensory play, gross motor skills, creative craft ideas, math and science projects and much, much more. There is even a board full of YouTube videos just for preschoolers.

A pin to start with

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