Friday, June 8, 2012

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 6/8/12

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!

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

Responsible Young Drivers - “Responsible Young Drivers (RYD) promotes road safety and draws the attention to mainly young drivers asking them to demonstrate responsible driving.” (L:H ; SA: A )

Magic Gopher - A fun magic game where the gopher guesses your number. (L: G ; SA: M )

Map A List - “a wizard for creating and managing customized Google maps of address lists” (L: H ; SA: A)

Story Online - Screen Actor Guild members read books aloud. (L: E; SA: LA)

3DToad - Education Imagery Database; allows you to get a 3D look at these images (L:G; SA:A)

Original Image: Tools by Pat Hensley

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