Lesson Planning Forms and Resources

Male teacher with books  Keep your students engaged and learning, with these lesson-planning resources and forms. They will help you organize activities and lessons for your classroom. You'll learn a variety of effective teaching methods, how to communicate successfully with parents, subject-specific lesson-planning ideas, and different methods of assessment. You'll also find printable forms to hand out to your students.


Discover helpful tips and lessons in these slideshows, which are a unique was of displaying text and images.

Forms & Permission Slips

Print out these helpful forms to give to your students.

Assessment Tools

Assessment isn't just about report cards; use these assorted evaluation tools for any subject.

Bulletin Boards

Display your current unit on a bulletin board so your students have a visual reminder of their lessons.

Professional Development

The best way to keep your students learning is to keep learning yourself

Teaching Methods

Introduce a variety of teaching methods into your classroom and see which ones your students respond to most positively.

Parent Contact Resources

Parents can help you plan for a successful school year.

Printable Books

These printable books are an invaluable tool. All of the lessons for a theme are already collected for you!

Providing for a Substitute Teacher

Ensure that your substitute has everything she needs for a successful day with your students.

Subject-Specific Lesson Planning

Find lessons and activities for every subject, holiday, and major topic.

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October Calendar of Events
October is full of events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: Fire Prevention Week (10/4-10), Metric Week (10/4-10), World Space Week (10/4-10), World Teacher's Day (10/5), Earth Science Week (10/11-17), Chemistry Week (10/18-24), Teen Read Week (10/18-24), Make a Difference Day (10/24), and Halloween (10/31). Plus, celebrate Bullying Prevention Month, Diversity Awareness Month, Learning Disabilities Month, and School Safety Month all October long!

Bullying Prevention Month
October is Bullying Prevention Month, and it's a crucial topic for teachers and administrators to address. Bullying can cause both physical and emotional harm, and it can range from inflicting physical abuse to cyber-bullying (the use of cell phones, social networking sites, and other forms of technology to cause emotional distress). Learn how to recognize several forms of bullying and teasing, and discover effective techniques for dealing with and preventing bullying in your classroom.

Happy Halloween! Kids love this holiday and all the spooky decorations, games, and stories that go along with it. (Not to mention the candy, of course!) Take advantage of their enthusiasm with classroom connections and fun activities.