Friday, August 23, 2013

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 8/23/13

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

Cram - use flashcards already made or create your own to study (L:G; SA:A)

Climate - resources for teaching about climate and energy (L:G; SA:S)

Smart History - “a multimedia web book about art and art history” (L:H; SA:FA)

Plus Magazine - opens a door to the world of maths, with all its beauty and applications, by providing articles from the top mathematicians and science writers on topics as diverse as art, medicine, cosmology and sport.” (L:G; SA:M)

Nourish Interactive - “your free one stop resource for fun nutrition games for kids, interactive nutrition tools and tips for parents and health educators to use to promote healthy living for the whole family. “ (L:E, M; SA:LA, S)

Original Image: Tools by Pat Hensley

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