March 2, 2015

Tools for Teachers

The following are resources that may be of use to to the teaching community. Please use these as you feel fit:

State and Federal Resources for the Classroom –

Maryland Learning Links –

Decision Making Game –

Risk Management Game –

EPA Student and Teacher Resources –

"Masters of Disaster" -
This award winning curriculum from the Red Cross teaches children how to handle disasters and emergencies. Educator lesson plans provided –

Hydroville Curriculum Project -
Students assume the roles of professionals on a multidisciplinary team brought in to solve real-world scenarios, based on actual occurrences and real data – Hydroville Curriculum Project

Risk Watch -
K-12 Teaching Tools from the National Fire Protection Association –

Discovery Education's "Ready Classroom" -
Emergency Preparedness tools for Teachers, Students and Families –

Sparky the Fire Dog -
A web site from NFPA with games and safety tips for children of all ages-

"The Uh-Oh's" from the National Fire Protection Association -

The Mint -
Teaching Money Management Skills to 6-12 graders –

"NEED" – The National Energy Education and Development Project – NEED materials are hands-on and incorporate the philosophy of Kids Teaching Kids. NEED makes teaching and learning about energy exciting, as students develop leadership and critical thinking skills –

AirNow – Kid's Air -
A cross agency – US Government Web site to educate children on air quality. The following lilnk is to Teacher Resources –

Penny-Game -
To learn how much the federal government collected in revenues and borrowed in fiscal year 2007 and how those funds were spent –



Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports –

Maryland PBIS –

Cool School -
Conflict Resolution Game for Kids, Grades K-2 –

Common Sense Media Information on Bullying –

Home of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program –

Take the Pledge to Stop Bullying –

Safe and Supportive Schools –

Teaching Tolerance Resources -
This site has classroom activities, kits, handbooks, grant opportunities, etc. -

Stop Bullying Now! -
A campaign to help raise awareness to bullying and what adults and children can do to stop it -