Friday, February 17, 2012

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 2/17/12

tools1Here 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!

Note: Each resource is labeled with a level and subject area to make it easier to use.

Levels: E: Elementary; M: Middle; H: High; G: General, all levels; SN: Special Needs; T: Teachers

Subject Areas: LA: Language Arts, English, Reading, Writing; M: Math; S: Science; Health; SS: Social Studies, Current Events; FA: Fine Arts; Music, Art, Drama; FL: Foreign Language; PE: Physical Ed; C: Career; A: All

The Space Place - Lots of great learning fun about space. There is information and games to play. There is also a parent and educator page. (L: E; SA: S)

Virtual Keyboard - Make your own music with this keyboard (L: A; SA: FA)

Online Geography Game - ‘Online games and simulations for use in the geography classroom” (L: M, H; SA: SS)

Interactive Biology - Making learning biology fun with videos, lecture videos and quizzes (L: H; SA: S)

MeeGenius - free ebooks for kids (L: E; SA: LA)

Original Image: Tools by Pat Hensley

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