Here are some interesting sites that I’ve found this week, thanks to my 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!
Note: Each resource is labeled with a level and subject area to make it easier to use.
Levels: E: Elementary; M: Middle; H: High; G: General, all levels; SN: Special Needs; T: Teachers
Subject Areas: LA: Language Arts, English, Reading, Writing; M: Math; S: Science; Health; SS: Social Studies, Current Events; FA: Fine Arts; Music, Art, Drama; FL: Foreign Language; PE: Physical Ed; C: Career; A: All
Share What You Are Reading - “Have you ever read a book that was so amazing you told all your friends "you've GOT to read this!"? Here's your opportunity to share with other students what you are reading and to discover new books based on other kids' recommendations.” (L:E; SA: LA)
QR Voice - make a QR code from a voice message (L:G; SA:A)
Percentage Calculator - “a tool that lets you do a simple calculation: how many percent of X is Y? The tool is pretty straightforward. All you need to do is fill in two fields and the third one will be calculated for you.” (L:M,H; S:M)
Frozen Planet - “Click on the image below to start exploring the Arctic and Antarctic. You can access geographic information provided by Arctic and Antarctic experts, watch videos of the wildlife in each region, and see important historical events as people explore the polar regions.” (L:H; SA:S)
Who Wants a Pizza? - “A fun way to learn about fractions!” (L:E; SA:M)
Original Image: Tools by Pat Hensley