Friday, April 4, 2014

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 4/4/14

tools1 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

Science of Baseball – math and science involved in the game of baseball (L:G; SA:A)

Google World Wonders Project - Street View imagery of famous natural and man-made landmarks (L:G; SA:A)

Google Maps Gallery - collection of maps depicting all kinds of data. (L:G; SA:A)

Online Personal Finance Game“Developed for middle school and high school students, this online game gives your students the chance to learn important personal finance skills as they play and compete against fellow classmates.” (L:M,H; SA:M,C)

Slackmath – “uses QR codes (Quick Read codes) to YouTube video solutions for each problem on each PDF worksheet: Perfect for students to practice and get immediate feedback while studying on their own or in a classroom setting geared towards the individual learner.” (L:H; SA:M)

Original Image: Tools by Pat Hensley

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