Friday, January 21, 2011

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 1/21/11

tools2 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!

Ascent – Commemorating Shuttle – “This compilation of film and video presents the best of the best ground-based Shuttle motion imagery from STS-114, STS-117, and STS-124 missions. Rendered in the highest definition possible, this production is a tribute to the dozens of men and women of the Shuttle imaging team and the 30yrs of achievement of the Space Shuttle Program.”

Quiz Snack – “QuizSnack is the most easy to use online poll & survey tool, allowing you to create and conduct market questionnaires without having to learn complicated software. Also, the reporting is very simple and straightforward, with results being displayed in real-time.”

Yummy Math – “We provide teachers and students with mathematics relevant to our world today…and it’s delicious.”

Many Eyes – “You can explore data using your eyes! This site is set up to allow the entire internet community to upload data, visualize it, and talk about their discoveries with other people.”

Adventure Maker – free download; The World's easiest way to create point-and-click games and virtual tours for Windows, PSP, iPhone, and iPod touch!”

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

Original Image: Tools by Pat Hensley

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I am a teacher from India and thanks for this awesome resource list! the Yummy Math was outstanding!!

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