Friday, July 5, 2013

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 7/5/13

tools1Here 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

Birth and Death Rate Word Map - a visual of the world’s birth and death rate. (L:M,H; SA: SS,S)

Natural History Museum - online science museum (L:G; SA: A)

Mark Twain - see Mark Twain’s home in Google Maps (L:G; SA: LA)

StoryToolz - resources for authors (L:G; SA: LA)

National Gallery of Art - “NGA Images is a repository of digital images of the collections of the National Gallery of Art. On this website you can search, browse, share, and download images. A standards-based reproduction guide and a help section provide advice for both novices and experts. More than 25,000 open accessdigital images up to 3000 pixels each are available free of charge for download and use. NGA Images is designed to facilitate learning, enrichment, enjoyment, and exploration” (L:G; SA: FA)

Original Image: Tools by Pat Hensley

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