[caption id="attachment_112584" align="alignleft" width="215"] Teacherspayteachers.com currently has about 300,000 items for sale plus more than 50,000 free items.[/caption]

Kristine Nannini spent her summer creating wall charts and student data sheets for her fifth grade class—and making $24,000 online by selling those same materials to other teachers.

Teachers like Nannini are making extra money providing materials to their cash-strapped and time-limited colleagues on curriculum sharing sites like teacherspayteachers.com, providing an alternative to more traditional — and generally more expensive — school supply stores. Many districts, teachers and parents say these sites...

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