Friday, May 21, 2010

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 5/21/10

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!

State Rank on Taxes – from MSN Money; see where your state stands against other states with taxes on gas, cigarettes, beer, and sales.

ZooBurst - ZooBurst is a digital storytelling tool that is designed to let anyone easily create their own customized 3D pop-up books.

Stop Bullying Now – “Welcome to the Stop Bullying Now! Campaign. You can learn all about bullying and what you can do to stop it. Take a look around and you’ll find games and cartoon Webisodes that help you Take a Stand. Lend a Hand. Stop Bullying Now!” (Sorry this link no longer works)

World History – “Create your own biography timeline and map, add your ancestors and view them on a historical map. Interactive Maps, Timelines, Videos, Geocoded Photos, and Museum Artifacts await you on”

Bubba Brain – academic games for all levels from elementary to college level
Posted on the Successful Teaching Blog by loonyhiker (successfulteaching at gmail dot com).
Original image: Tools by Pat Hensley

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