Friday, January 29, 2010

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 1/29/10

tool1 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!

Tobacco Control – “virtual classroom on tobacco control” - will supplement your classroom curriculum. It's designed to help middle school math students practice and improve their math skills. MMU combines stuff kids are into like music, sports & fashion with algebra, geometry, decimals, fractions & word problems.

CarrotSticks – “CarrotSticks is an online multiplayer game that improves math skills for 1st - 5th graders as they practice and compete with peers around the world!”

Stykz – “Stykz is the first multi-platform stick figure animation program in the world (as far as we know!), and it is COMPLETELY FREE!”

International Special Educator Burnout Research Study - Here is a site for special educators to signup to participate in the study.  Please share this link with others!

Posted on the Successful Teaching Blog by loonyhiker (successfulteaching at gmail dot com).

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