Friday, September 4, 2009

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 9/4/09

Here are some interesting sites that I’ve found this week, thanks to my Personal Learning Network (PLN). As a teacher, I feel we have to keep up to date concerning research in our field and current issues in the education system. I hope some of these inspire you, inform you, and even have you asking questions. Thank you for coming by and visiting!

Education Grants – Links to grants and a calendar of their deadlines

Project Based Learning Checklists – checklists for you to create to support your project based learning.

Environmental Graffiti - is an eclectic mix of the most bizarre, funny and interesting environmental news on the planet. We search the vast realms of the internet on behalf of all environmentalists who don’t take themselves too seriously and compile it into a daily blog. Surf and enjoy!

Sign App Now – simple and easy way to create sign up sheets.

Soshiku – (according to Free Technology for Teachers) “is a free personal planner designed for high school and college students. Soshiku lets students organize their assignments by course, add assignments, and receive text message and or email reminders before each assignment is due. Students can add assignments to their calendars directly on the Soshiku website or via text message. Registering and getting started with Soshiku is quick and the user interface is very intuitive and easy to learn.

Original image: 'The Toolbox is Organized!' by: Dan Thompson


popitpham said...

Hi Pat! Thank you for posting these links. They're definitely helpful. Can I ask, in your opinion, what are some of the main issues in the education system?

Thanks :)


loonyhiker said...

@popitpham I think technology in the classroom, effective teaching, and recruiting and retaining good teachers are some major issues.