Friday, June 17, 2016

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 6/17/16

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

Vocabulistcreate your own vocabulary lists; “Upload a Word, PDF, or Text document. You could also copy and paste text. Wait a minute. Feel free to check Facebook while Vocabulist does some thinkin  Select the words that you want, confirm spelling, and confirm the correct definition. All Done! Now print it, export it, and study it.” (L:T; SA:A)

Jeopardy – Use Flippity to create a jeopardy game (L:T; SA:A)

Student Discovery Sets – “The new Library of Congress Student Discovery Sets bring together historical artifacts and one-of-a-kind documents on a wide range of topics, from history to science to literature. Interactive tools let students zoom in, draw to highlight details, and conduct open-ended primary source analysis. Full teaching resources are available for each set.” (L:T; SA:A)

OneNote – tutorials for using OneNote (L:T; SA:A)

Classroom Heroes – behavior management tool; “Students can choose their hero avatar and teachers can reward positive behaviour with gold stars.

Original photo by Pat Hensley

1 comment:

francis chege said...

very helpful thank you for sharing, keep up the good work