Friday, September 14, 2012

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 9/14/12

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

Interactive Historical Thinking Poster for Elementary Teachers - “Use this poster with your elementary students to help them learn how to be history detectives.” (L: E ; SA: SS )

Interactive Historical Thinking Poster for Secondary Teachers - “Use this interactive poster to begin a conversation with students about what we know about the past—and how we know it.” (L: H ; SA: SS )

A+ Click - “Math And Logic Problems to develop logical reasoning and creative thinking (L: M ; SA: A )

A Magical Guide to Avoiding Plagiarism - an infographic guide created by Kate Hart based on a Harry Potter theme. I thought this was a fun and informative guide. (L:M, H ; SA: A )

Wili the Word Wizard Math Dictionary - “Wili the Word Wizard can help you learn the most important words you’ll need to understand Math and Science concepts.” (L: E, M; SA: M, S)

Original Image: Tools by Pat Hensley

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