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Achievement Certificates are available to print for your kids as they progress through Brainzy games or for anything worth celebrating! Simply log in to Education.com and go to your games dashboard to take a closer look and download your certificates.

Certificates Starring Brainzy Characters + You!

Brainzy is a math and literacy program created by Education.com made up of rich stories, games, and songs for kids ages four to seven. Try out individual games or stories in the games section of the website. For the full program go to your games dashboard, or, if you're not an Education.com subscriber see what you'll unlock in Brainzy if you join.

Save Worksheets to Google Drive

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Save any Education.com worksheet directly to Google Drive.

Are you signed in to your Gmail or Google+ account? Then you're one click from saving worksheets to your Google Drive. Saving direct to Drive is an alternative to downloading worksheets onto your computer, emailing links to yourself, or using the Collect feature.

We're happy to be able to provide this option for our users who have Google accounts; to make grabbing the worksheets you want even more convenient.

Save to Google Drive

12 New Borders to Finish Off Your Custom Worksheets

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Bonfire border on Division Practice SheetHiking Border on Fact Families Worksheet

Twelve new themed borders are ready to top off any of our customizable worksheets. Head over to our worksheet maker to generate word lists and puzzles by putting in vocabulary words of your choice into Options, or choose Options settings for math worksheets. Select a Theme to add a little, not a lot, of decoration to the page, then download or save to use your worksheets when you need them.

Worksheet Generator Themes Preview

Don't see what you want? Give us your feedback and ideas to help improve worksheet generator here.

Lesson Plans Have Arrived!

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Organizing for the classroom requires teachers to meticulously plan out each day, hunting for resources to complement each lesson and creating backup plans for students who need differentiation.

We recruited over 70 contributors with experience teaching elementary-aged children from all over the United States to share their expertise. Working with a diverse group of educators gave our lesson plans a wide breadth of themes and knowledge, ensuring that all teachers could find a lesson that worked for their classes.

To date, we have published 965 lesson plans and counting, moving forward to our goal of 1000. Our lesson plans cover math, science, reading, writing, social studies, and ESL topics.

"The inspirations for our lesson planning template included the structure of mini-lessons used by Lucy Calkins in the Teachers College of Reading and Writing Curriculum and the structure of interactive modeling developed by Responsive Classroom," explains Tatum Omari, the Director of Curriculum at Education.com. "The end product we were aiming for with our template was one that incorporated best practices in instruction and that could easily be adapted to any subject area."

Many of our lesson plans are paired with original Education.com content, such as worksheets, customized worksheets, workbooks, digital games and activity ideas. These materials help students practice the skills using a range of strategies, so there’s something useful for every kind of learner.

Our new lesson plans help streamline the process of classroom planning by offering educators structured plans that help students practice everything from counting and multiplication to reading comprehension.

Lesson plans are available for preschool through fifth grade—check out our growing collection at http://www.education.com/lesson-plans/.

There are so many resources on Education.com—where do you get started? We've chosen to focus on grades preschool to five. So while we offer content in the grades above, we really shine in elementary school subjects. Read on to see what we have and hear about what's coming soon.

Our 4,200 activities are made up of arts & crafts, group games, and practice ideas for reading, writing, math, science, and social studies in preschool to high school. You can find activities here: http://www.education.com/activity/all/.

Brainzy, our online learning program, offers 450 Common Core-aligned games for preschool, kindergarten, and first grade, with second grade coming soon. You can access a sampling of featured games, stories, and songs online: http://www.education.com/games/educational/.

Lesson plans are our latest content addition, and written by teachers for preschool to 5th grade in math, reading, writing, science, social studies, and ESL subjects. At over 900 lesson plans currently available on Education.com, we’ll soon reach 1000! You can view our latest lesson plans here: http://www.education.com/lesson-plans/.

Our 1,800 science fair projects explore physical science, Earth & space, and life science topics for kids in kindergarten through high school. You can see science projects here: http://www.education.com/science-fair/.

We offer 359 workbooks in a growing library of academic skills and seasonal topics for preschool to 5th grade. Workbooks are written in collaboration with educators to cover reading, writing, math, science, socials studies, and the arts. You can browse workbooks here: http://www.education.com/workbooks/.

Education.com features more than 18,000 worksheets for students in preschool through high school, covering reading, writing, math, social studies, science, and seasonal and holiday content. This includes coloring pages just for fun and fine motor skills, all sorts of stories, and even Common Core aligned material. Find resources here: http://www.education.com/worksheets/all/.

Our worksheet generator provides 17 templates to create endless worksheets for math or reading practice. This includes word searches, crosswords, word scrambles, and matching lists with words of your choice. Worksheets to practice the basic operations and fact families can be customized in several ways, generating from 5 to 20 problems on a page for you. You can try it out here: http://www.education.com/worksheet-generator/

Signing up to Education.com for free gives you limited access to our most popular content including the ability to make your own worksheets, and you'll stay up-to-date with our newsletter. As an Education.com Plus member you get access to worksheets and answer sheets, worksheet generator, activities, workbooks, and science projects, a limited number of lesson plans per month, and up to three player accounts in Brainzy. As an Education.com Pro member you get unlimited access to everything, an ad-free website experience, up to 35 player accounts in Brainzy, and early access to new features. All levels of membership allow a certain amount of access to the content and resources above, and our Brainzy games sections and portal are always free of advertising.

Stay tuned to the blog to see more lesson plans, great holiday content, a new grade level coming to Brainzy, material to meet your Common Core needs, and more!

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