Third Grade Teachers

A free online community for third grade teachers and support staff

This free online community offers educators the opportunity to exchange ideas and resources.

Note: This group also has a companion group on the Yahoo network that was established in 2000, and, therefore,
has many links and files stored in its archives. There is no fee to join it. See
Third Grade Teachers' Yahoo Group

You might also want to check out the
Math Matters for 3rd & 4th Grade Teachers Yahoo group.




"Forum" Notes

Please start new discussion threads under the appropriate heading, e.g., Reading, Writing, Math, etc. To see all the existing choices, click on the "Forum" title that appears in the menu bar at the top of this page or the "View All" link that is in the bottom right corner of the Forum section. New categories can be added if necessary. Posts must be spam free and comply with copyright restrictions. Thanks.


Gooey Halloween Math

Started by Carol Largent in Math Oct 22, 2013.

Halloween Literature Units

Started by Carol Largent in Reading Oct 20, 2013.

Anyone using Journeys??? 31 Replies

Started by Julie Wlotzko in Reading. Last reply by Karen Mellette Oct 20, 2013.

Word War (Online Word Game)

Started by Brian King in Open Discussion Sep 24, 2013.

Blog Posts


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In Memory of Rote

Posted by Sandra Warren on November 1, 2012 at 9:00pm

Celebrate Teachers Today and Every Day

Posted by Rebecca Howard on September 19, 2012 at 9:58pm

Latest Activity

Norma Moy shared Carla Sensing's group on Facebook
Mar 5
Carolyn Walker shared Patricia Murphy's discussion on Facebook
Dec 21, 2013
Karen Mellette replied to Julie Wlotzko's discussion Anyone using Journeys???
"I'm still really struggling with what to teach each day. Has anyone gotten into a routine yet? I would love to see how you all are breaking down what to teach each day during the week. For example: Day 1 vocabulary, listen to story, introduce…"
Oct 20, 2013
LuAnn Simon replied to mrz.Smith's discussion Pen Pals
"We could do it. I have 18 third graders in Worcester, Massachusetts. My name is LuAnn and my email is "
Sep 3, 2013


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Network Administrators

Inge (Ohio),
Lorraine (Texas),
Rebecca (Florida)
Melissa (Alaska) and
Patricia (New York)

Network Acknowledgement

Special thanks to
Noetic Learning, for sponsoring
the ElementaryTeachersNetwrok
group,, one of our companion groups.

About Noetic-Learning

Noetic Learning is a leader in web-based math learning software. It provides standard-based online math practice to improve students’ math proficiency and skills. To check out various programs it offers, visit its web site at

Words of Wisdom

Not everything that counts can be counted,
and not everything
that can be counted counts.
- Albert Einstein


Better learning will not come from finding better ways for the teacher to instruct but from giving the learner better opportunities to construct."
-Seymour Papert, author of Mindstorms and The Children's Machine

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