Friday, December 11, 2009

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 12/11/09

tools2 Here are some interesting sites that I’ve found this week, thanks to my Personal Learning Network (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!

Imagine It - Students will discover 20th century writer and poet, Carl Sandburg, while learning about his writing style, affects on America and his home life at Connemara.

Track My T – Explore the journey your tshirt has taken from the cotton seed to the store before you bought it.

Planet In – “Welcome to where the world is your playground. Google Earth is a highly detailed 3D representation of our entire planet. Rather than just looking at it, why not play on it! brings you top quality ideas, applications and concepts that will let you experience your planet in a whole new way.”

Dare To Compare – “So, how do you compare with students nationally and from around the world? Pick a subject, a grade and how many questions you want to see (600+ currently in database), then click the Show Questions button.” – “ offers an online variant of traditional Boggle, with different rules of game play and board distribution.”

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