Friday, February 13, 2015

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 2/13/15

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

Memrise “There are thousands of courses on Memrise - all free and all created by other members of the community. Courses are available in many languages, for many languages and other subjects. If we don't have what you want, join in and make your own!” (L:G; SA:A)

Clyp – “Introducing the easiest way to share audio. Record or upload your favorite sounds and we give you a short link to share with your friends” (L:G; SA:A)

What the World Eats – compare how the world eats in years, grams, or calories (L:H; SA:S, SS)

MapStory – “MapStory empowers a global community to organize knowledge about the world spatially and temporally. With MapStory, people of all kinds turn into Storytellers who can create, share, and collaborate on MapStories and ultimately improve our understanding of global dynamics, worldwide, over the course of history.”  (L:G; SA:A)

Twine - Twine is an open-source tool for telling interactive, nonlinear stories. (L:G; SA:A)

Original Image: Tools by Pat Hensley

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