Friday, June 5, 2015

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 6/5/15

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

123D Circuits “If you are a beginner, you can start with simple experiments in the Electronics Lab or Circuit Scribe. Experienced users can skip ahead and go straight to PCB Design.” (L:M, H; SA:S)

Science of NFL Football – “unravel the science behind professional football. For lesson plans provided by Lessonopoly, open the video and click on "Lessons." (L:M; SA:S)

Riddle – “Create stunning social content in 60 seconds. Engage your audience with beautiful polls, lists, quizzes, and plenty more.” (L:T; SA:A)

Lovereading Map – “This map from chronicles some of the greatest and most popular stories of English Literature (according to major publications) and their settings. Obviously the only condition is they have to be on planet Earth. Can you see your favourite? Be sure to share with all book lovers and add new ones!” (L:T; SA:LA)

Something to Write Abouta .pdf that gives “writing prompts for English Language Learners and Literacy Students.” (L:T; SA:LA)

Original photo by Pat Hensley

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