Friday, September 28, 2012

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 9/28/12

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

Stop Frame Animator - Make your own animated movie! It is lots of fun and easy to use. (L:G ; SA: A )

Icebreakers, Fun Activities, Group Activities - “Our editors have handpicked more than 25 of our favorite icebreakers and group activities and have provided free instructions. “ These are broken down into group sizes or categories. (L:G ; SA: A )

Picture Book Maker - Create your own children’s book (L:E, T ; SA: A )

Maine’s Autumn Magic - video explaining why do leaves change colors (L:G ; SA: A )

Chockadoc - free online documentaries (L:H,T ; SA: A )

Original Image: Tools by Pat Hensley

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