Friday, May 10, 2013

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 5/10/13

tools2Here 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

Duckie Deck - Educational Games (L: E; SA:M )

Miss Spell’s Class - fun word game to identify misspelled words (L:M,H; SA: LA)

Word Kingdom - “Build your kingdom by arranging letters to form words. Correctly spelled words can be converted into resources to feed your warriors, fortify your fortress and dominate WordLand.” (L:M,H; SA: LA)

Digital Public Library of America - “The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world.” (L: G; SA:A )

Career Sighted - “…3 minute videos about every career you can think of and thousands more that you can’t. These videos are available for free at so that students (and anyone considering a career change) can discover a career that is well suited to their interests and talents.” (L:G; SA: C)

Original Image: Tools by Pat Hensley

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