Friday, March 5, 2010

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 3/5/10

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!

100 Video Sites Every Educator Should Bookmarkgreat list of video sites that you might want to check out

A Pictorial History of US Currency – Interesting look as to how US currency has changed over time

CSI: Web Adventures - Analyze forensic data and test your skills in this online game. This educational experience was carefully designed by experts at Rice University to maximize student learning.

Team maker – a great tool to use if you are working with groups and need to place people in random groups

The Alice Project – “Over 6 weeks, Mr. Long challenged 57 students to analyze Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland — via their copies of The Annotated Alice — by publishing their questions & reflections in real-time on a very global scale.  All student progress was transparently shared with anyone who visited project blogs.”

Posted on the Successful Teaching Blog by loonyhiker (successfulteaching at gmail dot com).


veterankindergartenteacher said...

Great post and great blog!

Dodie said...

Thanks for the link to the team generator ... I could have used it yesterday!