Friday, September 21, 2012

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 9/21/12

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

Inside Jobs - gives information about different careers and the training that is required for them (L: M, H ; SA: C )

Citelighter - “Store, organize, and share your education and research for free.;” great way to capture and cite facts that you find online; can be exported right to a word document. (L:M, H ; SA: A )

Flightradar - live air traffic; see how many planes are in the air at any given time, look at specific flights too (L:G ; SA: A )

Imagination Prompt Generator - “Take as much time with each prompt as you need, or set a 10-minute writing timer. Your first "Imagination Prompt" appears above. To generate another, simply click the "Next Prompt" button.” (L: T; SA: A )

Storyboard That - “the easy storyboard creator” (L: G; SA:A )

Original Image: Tools by Pat Hensley

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