Friday, July 22, 2016

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 7/22/16

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

Character Scrapbook – “Use this reader's response activity to analyze the characters in any book. Print and collect your scrapbook pages.(L:E; SA:LA)

Map Game – “Provide as many questions (clues) and answers (locations) as you like to create a virutal 'treasure hunt'. When you are finished you can save the game and share it with others. Players have to use each clue to collect the 'coins' that appear in each of your secret locations.” (L:M,H; SA:SS)

Mindshift Teaching Strategies – great selection of articles featuring interesting teacher strategies (L:T; SA:

Bill of Rights – A TED-ed lesson; Why wasn’t the Bill of Rights in the Constitution (L:G; SA:SS)

Epic Hero Poster – free poster (L:G; SA:LA)

Original photo by Pat Hensley

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