Friday, March 29, 2013

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 3/29/13

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

Meograph - Four dimensional storytelling (L:G ; SA: A)

Edcanvas - “Edcanvas is the one place for teachers to create and deliver lessons digitally. “(L:T; SA: A)

Historic Places - “was created in 2012 as a comprehensive listing of buildings, structures, objects, and sites in North America that have received a special status based on their historical or archaeological significance. We have almost 100.000 historic places listed in our database.” (L: G; SA: A)

SMS Generator - create a chat between two historical or fictional characters. (L: G; SA: A)

NASA Apps for Smartphones and Ipads - (L: T; SA: S)

Original Image: Tools by Pat Hensley

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