Tools for Teachers

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

U.S. Government's official web portal for kids (parents & teachers, too) –

Maryland Learning Links –

Decision Making Game –

Risk Management Game – increases diversity in computer science by reaching students of all backgrounds where they are-at their skill-level, in their schools and in ways that inspire them to keep learning. 

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 – Disaster

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

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

Discovery Education's Free Teacher Resources –

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

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 2015 and how those funds were spent –

Agritourism – Safety on Farm Field Trips, Farm Animal Safety


Preventing Bullying and Cyber-Bullying –

Positive Behavioral Interventions & Supports –

Maryland PBIS –

Common Sense Media Information on Cyberbullying –

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 –