Friday, December 31, 2010

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 12/31/10

tools2I hope you had a great year in 2010 and that you have a safe and happy 2011! Happy New Year to all my readers! Thank you so much for your support of the Successful Teaching blog!

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!

Toyota Teen Driver – “a comprehensive program designed to help teens avoid distractions and to help them stay safe behind the wheel.” Resources for Educators, Parents and students.

Write Comics – Create your own comic strip

Math and Money – “this academic standards-based program teaches your middle school students the value of managing and saving money so that their financial goals can be within reach. With the help of the lessons and worksheets available for free download below, your students will develop the tools necessary to successfully budget and save their money.“

The Year in Rap – this may take some time to load; it is an overview of this year’s top news stories.

Body Browser – by Google; “ a detailed 3D model of the human body. You can peel back anatomical layers, zoom in, click to identify anatomy, or search for muscles, organs, bones and more. You can also share the exact scene you are viewing by copying and pasting the URL.”

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

Original Image: Tools by Pat Hensley

1 comment:

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