Friday, January 25, 2013

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 1/25/13

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

Apps Gone Free - “Find great apps without spending a dime! Get high quality paid apps for free each day. Unlike other apps, we offer no paid listings - these are expert-picked top-ranked apps, for FREE!” (L:T; SA:A)

My Homework - A homework app to help students stay organized (L:G; SA:A)

Chogger - “Use our comic builder to draw your own comics, caption photos, take webcam pictures and add speech balloons. Read, rate, and comment on comics made by people from all around the world.” (L:G; SA:A)

Woven Together - weaving traditions of the Pacific North Coast by the National Museum of the American Indian (L:G; SA:A)

EQuiz Show - “Teachers and others can create educational quiz show templates for their classes for free.” (L:T; SA:A)

Original Image: Tools by Pat Hensley

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