Friday, November 22, 2013

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 11/22/13

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

Media History Digital LibraryOnline Access to the Histories of Cinema, Broadcasting & Sound” (L:M,H; SA:A)

Quotes Daddy – “is the largest online archive of famous quotes, featuring over 1,000,000 quotes from famous individuals throughout history, using a fast and intuitive search function with a variety of user options.” (L:G; SA:A)

Math LiveMath lessons for elementary school students (L:E; SA:M)

JST Virtual Science CenterInteresting science lessons from a Japanese science site. (L:E,M; SA:S)

Perfect Pitch – Get to know the instruments in an orchestra (L:G; SA:FA)

Original Image: Tools by Pat Hensley

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