Friday, December 17, 2010

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 12/17/10

tools2Here 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!

Changing the Balance: Digital Assets Investigating Climate Change is a site that helps middle school students in grades 6 - 8 explore the science behind climate change. You can build your own lessons about climate change using these standards-based digital assets. You can use our blog Blood Fever, which links all the assets into one instructional strategy.

Who Wants to be a Mathionaire – great math game

Historvius helps you discover the world’s historic sites, from the most famous national treasures to the oft-forgotten hidden gems. You’ll get information on each historic site, directions, entry and contact details and comments from other users – everything you need for your perfect historic holiday.

Road to Grammar – grammar and vocabulary practice using quizzes, practice, and games

Rag Linen is an educational archive of rare and historic newspapers, which serve as the first drafts of history and the critical primary source material for historians, authors and educators.

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

Original Image: Tools by Pat Hensley

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