Friday, March 13, 2015

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 3/13/15

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

Novels on Location – map of more than 500 fiction novels. You can find a novel according to its geographical location.  (L:T; SA:LA)

That’s Baloney! Kids Quiz Game – free iPad app; games about language arts, science, math and social studies (L:E; SA:A)

Vialogues – is an award-winning discussion platform that proves that videos are both powerful teaching resources and the ultimate conversation starters. Vialogues provides a space for users to hold meaningful and dynamic time-stamped discussions about videos.” (L:T; SA:A)

Mission US – “a multimedia project that immerses players in US History content through free interactive games.” (L:M; SA:SS)

Prodigy – “engaging math game” (L:E, M; SA:M)

Original Image: Tools by Pat Hensley

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