Friday, March 15, 2013

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 3/15/13

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
I Need a Pencil - Free SAT prep (L:H ; SA: A)
Wonderopolis - “It’s a place where wonder and learning are nurtured through the power of discovery, creativity and imagination. - See more at:” (L:G ; SA: A)
Brainy Box - create great presentations (L:G ; SA: A)
Sketch Star - create your own animation (L:G ; SA: A)
Plag Tracker -  “is a unique checking algorithm that scans content for plagiarism. It is fast and easy to use. We ensure our system will find any content that has been plagiarized, along with a list of all the sources, to make is easier for you.” (L:T ; SA: A)
Original Image: Tools by Pat Hensley

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