Friday, March 7, 2014

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 3/7/14

tools1 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

Alphabet Organizer – “Students create an alphabet book or alphabet chart with words for each letter of the alphabet. Or choose just one word per letter and upload an image to help early readers make a visual connection between the word and the beginning letter.” (L:E; SA:LA)

Varsity Tutors Classroom Assessment - design customized tests; free (L:T; SA:A)

Varsity Tutors Practice Tests – free practice tests in many different subjects (L:T; SA:A)

PDF to PowerPoint converter – free (L:T; SA:A)

The Interactive Ear- Learn how the human ear works (L:A; SA:S)

Original Image: Tools by Pat Hensley

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