Friday, March 20, 2015

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 3/20/13

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

Pearltrees – visual bookmarking tool (L:T; SA:A)

Thematic – “You can create a Story from your computer or a mobile device. Currently you may upload up to 20 images in your story. We recommend using an image size not larger than 20MB. We will be working on adding support for new file types, but right now we only support the following file types: JPG, GIF.” (L:G; SA:A)

Quizzity – Geography game; it gives you the name of a city and you click on the map where you think it is. (L:H; SA:SS)

National Jukebox – “historical sound recordings available to the public free of charge. The Jukebox includes recordings from the extraordinary collections of the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation and other contributing libraries and archives. (L:G; SA:A)

A Book And A Hug – a book recommendation site (L:T; SA:A)

Original Image: Tools by Pat Hensley

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