Friday, January 15, 2016

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 01/15/16

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

Hemingway Editor – helps you analyze your writing. (L:M,H; SA:LA)

Vibby – “Vibby is a fast-growing video platform that enables users to highlight, share and discuss the best parts of any online video, thereby making content more engaging, as well as providing invaluable analytics on user interaction at a very granular level.” (L:T; SA:A)

Economics – Youtube videos; “In which Adriene Hill and Jacob Clifford teach you all about economics.” (L:H; SA:SS,M)

TeacherCal – free planning calendar for Google Teachers (L:T; SA:A)

TinyTap – teachers and students can make lessons or interactive games using pictures they have taken.  (L:G; SA:A)

Original photo by Pat Hensley

1 comment:

Sioux said...

Pat--Thanks for the links, as always. I am going to check out Tiny Tap. It sounds like one I could put to great use.