Friday, February 7, 2014

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 2/7/14

tools2 Here 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

Estimation 180daily challenges to build number sense. (L:G; SA:M)

Would You Rather – “asking students to choose their own path and justify it.” (L:H; SA:A)

Random Name Picker – download the program and input your students names. Then it will randomly pick names as you need them. (L:T; SA:A)

Exam Time – “ExamTime is changing the way students learn by providing free study tools for students and teachers. ExamTime has been developed to help students make studying more than just a mind exercise. It can be a “do” activity.” (L:G; SA:A)

Kahoot – “a game based classroom response system” (L:G; SA:A)

Original Image: Tools by Pat Hensley

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