Teach Starter provides a variety of teaching resources including unit and lesson plans, activities, games, and curriculum-aligned worksheets, with a feature to request specific resources, all designed to assist teachers in lesson planning and preparation.
What Teach Starter does
Teach Starter is an educational platform that provides a wide range of teaching resources. It offers unit and lesson plans, activities, games, and curriculum-aligned worksheets for kindergarten to Year 6. The platform is designed to save teachers time in lesson planning and preparation. The resources are created by experienced teachers and are designed to engage students and make classrooms more dynamic and interactive. Teach Starter also offers a 'request a resource' system, allowing teachers to ask for specific resources to be created. The platform's resources are aligned with various curriculums, including the Australian National Curriculum, Common Core State Standards in America, TEKS in Texas, and the National Curriculum for England.
Key features for teachers
- Wide Range of Resources: Teach Starter offers a multitude of resources, including unit and lesson plans, activities, games, and curriculum-aligned worksheets.
- Request a Resource System: Teachers can ask for specific resources to be created.
- Curriculum Alignment: Resources are aligned with various curriculums, including the Australian National Curriculum, Common Core State Standards in America, TEKS in Texas, and the National Curriculum for England.
- Additional Tools: The platform offers interactive widgets, completed downloadable lesson plans, bundles of teaching resources, and pre-made interactive PowerPoints. It also provides an online lesson builder for remote teaching, automatic grading, and a resource for creating classroom templates.
Teach Starter offers a Free plan with limited access to a selection of PDF resources. The Plus plan, priced at $5.75 per month or $69 per year, unlocks more resources, including all downloadable resources available on the site.
Potential classroom applications
- Classroom Decorations: Use Teach Starter's Classroom Theme Packs to create a vibrant and engaging learning environment.
- Widgets: Use Teach Starter's widgets to create interactive learning experiences, such as the "Classroom Word of the Day Generator" for vocabulary learning or the "Interactive Base-10 Blocks" for teaching place value.
- Resource Creation: Use Teach Starter's tools to create your own resources, like the "Classroom Label Maker" for creating labels or the "Classroom Word Search Maker" for creating custom word searches.
- Seasonal & Calendar Events: Use Teach Starter's resources for seasonal and calendar events to create engaging and relevant learning experiences.
- Interactive Learning Activities: Use Teach Starter's interactive games and activities to make learning more engaging, like the "Roll to Create a Creature" drawing game to stimulate creativity and narrative writing skills.
- Classroom Widgets for Customized Learning: Use Teach Starter's widgets to customize learning experiences, such as the "Classroom Word of the Day Generator" to expand students' vocabulary.
- Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Support: Use Teach Starter's resources that support social-emotional learning, like the "Worry Waterfall – Anxiety Management Poster" to teach students how to deal effectively with worrying thoughts.