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!
100 Video Sites Every Educator Should Bookmark – great list of video sites that you might want to check out
A Pictorial History of US Currency – Interesting look as to how US currency has changed over time
CSI: Web Adventures - Analyze forensic data and test your skills in this online game. This educational experience was carefully designed by experts at Rice University to maximize student learning.
Team maker – a great tool to use if you are working with groups and need to place people in random groups
The Alice Project – “Over 6 weeks, Mr. Long challenged 57 students to analyze Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland — via their copies of The Annotated Alice — by publishing their questions & reflections in real-time on a very global scale. All student progress was transparently shared with anyone who visited project blogs.”
Posted on the Successful Teaching Blog by loonyhiker (successfulteaching at gmail dot com).