Friday, February 19, 2010

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 2/19/10

021110Tools 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!

President’s Day - In honor of President's Day, History's 8-episode documentary The Presidents is on sale for $0.99 in the iTune's store through February 23rd. The Presidents is a survey of the personal lives and legacies of the remarkable men who have presided over the Oval Office.

Vocab Ahead – “Study Room provides a distraction free environment with over 1000 difficult words explained using Vocabulary Videos and Flash Cards. More vocab videos continuously added. Join us, it's FREE!”

Thinklinkr – create and share outlines online for free

Word It Out – “Simply enter some text and create your word cloud, Customise many settings, Share your word cloud (or keep it secret!), Embed it on your own website”

Nourish Interactive – “is your free one stop resource for fun nutrition games for kids, interactive nutrition tools and tips for parents and health educators to use to promote healthy living for the whole family. Created by nutrition and health care professionals, Nourish Interactive's nutrition education website gives children and families the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices.”

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

Original Image: Tools by Pat Hensley

1 comment:

Ginger Snaps said...

Wordle is also really cool for creating word clouds.