Friday, February 8, 2013

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 2/8/13

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

How Do You Play - “Instructions to family-friendly games and activities.” (L:G; SA:A )

XtraMath - “help kids master basic math facts.” (L:E; SA:M )

Countdown - “Create a Planning Calendar Utilizing the New Common Core Standards.” (L:T; SA:A )

The Underground Railroad - interactive site about the underground railroad by Scholastic. (L:M,H; SA:SS )

Body Explorer - interactive site for learning how the body reacts when it is in danger (L:M,H; SA:S )

Original Image: Tools by Pat Hensley

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