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Teachers Lounge

HSLDA – State Laws.

Each state has different requirements so always check out what your state’s laws are!

Scope and Sequence Lists for Every Grade   (From Examiner.com Article Links from World Book)

High School Possible Class Lists

Alpha List of all High School Courses

List of Possible School Subjects:

List of Possible Topics for High School Electives


TAKS Released Tests (2009) Exit Level Tests


TEXAS Drivers Ed Info:


Driver Education Parent Taught Courses

Safe2Drive (the course we are using)

ITTD Impact Texas Teen Drivers

Behind the Wheel Guide

Behind the Wheel Log


Order your diplomas and graduation supplies here:  www.homeschooldiploma.com


Here is a list of websites that have great educational games or lessons! Check them out!!! I would love to hear about some of your favorite sites so leave them in the comments below!!! Check back often, I will be adding to this page as I find more sites!!

Turtle Diary

1,000+ Interactive Online Kids Games, Video Resources, Science Experiments and Much More!

All online kids games featured at TurtleDiary.com are designed to bring out the best in kids and help them solve problems faster. Whether the need is to consolidate Math fundamentals or take the first step towards learning the English language with an ABC game, our online kids games listing features an extensive variety of games that are especially designed to help your kids with all streams of elementary education.

turtle diary

Switch Zoo

Switch Zoo has 142 species, and the website features additional animal games, music created from animal voices, a reference section about all the animals in Switch Zoo, lesson plans, and poetry, stories and artwork created by students and other visitors.


Fun Brain

Funbrain’s games help students build on what they have learned in class and acquire new skills in reading, math, and problem solving.


PBS Kids

PBS KIDS is committed to making a positive impact on the lives of children through curriculum-based entertainment with positive role models and content designed to nurture a child’s total well-being. With a 360-degree approach towards learning and reaching children, PBS KIDS leverages the full spectrum of media and technology to build knowledge, critical thinking, imagination and curiosity.


Into the Book

Into the Book is a multimedia package designed to improve elementary students’ reading comprehension, as well as their ability to think and learn across the curriculum.
Based on current research, the project focuses on eight learning strategies: using prior knowledge, making connections, questioning, visualizing, inferring, summarizing, evaluating and synthesizing.

into the book

Seuss Ville

Seussville—the official home of Dr. Seuss on the Web—is the place for children of all ages to play and learn with Dr. Seuss’s wonderfully whimsical books and classic characters. The Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham, Oh, the Places You’ll Go! and all of the Dr. Seuss books leap to life through interactive games and activities that will enrich each child’s reading experience.


Storyline Online

Reading to children has been repeatedly shown to improve their reading, writing and communication skills, logical thinking, concentration and general academic aptitude… as well as inspire a love of reading. The Screen Actors Guild Foundation records well-known actors reading children’s books and makes graphically dynamic videos so that children around the world can be read to with just the click of a Storyline Online video book image.

storyline online


Grade level lessons incorporate areas such as math and language arts while introducing basic computer skills. Many of the kindergarten and first grade activities are equipped with sound to enhance understanding. Fun children’s Holiday activities are available in grade level sections!


Highlights for Kids

Whether it is Hidden Pictures® puzzles, Goofus and GallantTM, The Timbertoes®, Puzzlemania® or our gifts and toys for all ages, Highlights helps your children enjoy reading, learning and thinking.



Starfall.com opened in September of 2002 as a free public service and has been teaching children to read with phonics ever since. Our systematic 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). Starfall is an educational alternative to other entertainment choices for children.


Periodic Videos

A lesson about every single element on the periodic table!

periodic table

First Aid for free!

Firstaidforfree.com offers free online first aid courses that anyone can take. Our free online first aid training could equip you with the skills and knowledge to help save someone’s life.

Simply work your way through our free online first aid courses to develop your lifesaving knowledge. Once you’re done, you can download a free first aid certificate.


First Aid

E-Learning for Kids

E-learning for kids is a global, nonprofit foundation dedicated to fun and free learning on the internet for children ages 5 – 12. We offer free, best-in-class course ware in math, science, reading and keyboarding.

E-learning for kids

E-Learning for Life

E-Learning for Life is a global non-profit foundation dedicated to high quality and free learning on the Internet for teenagers and students  (ages 13-18). The main topics include: Information, media and technology skills, Life and career skills, Learning and innovation skills.

E-learning for life

The Habitable Planet

The Habitable Planet is a multimedia course for high school teachers and adult learners interested in studying environmental science.

The Habitable Planet



A Plus Math

Interactive math resources for teachers, parents, and students featuring free math worksheets, math games, math flashcards, and more.





Lit2Go is a free online collection of stories and poems in Mp3 (audiobook) format. An abstract, citation, playing time, and word count are given for each of the passages. Many of the passages also have a related reading strategy identified. Each reading passage can also be downloaded as a PDF and printed for use as a read-along or as supplemental reading material for your classroom.



  1. We had so much fun checking out the sites today. Thanks!

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