Friday, June 6, 2014

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 6/6/14

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

Hughes History – Youtube videos; “United States History lectures brought to you by Mr. Hughes. These lectures are designed for broad based conceptual review for studying for eager middle school students, worried high school students and lost college Freshmen.” (L: M, H; SA:SS)

Physics 4 Kids – basic physics information for everyone (L:G; SA:S)

Blubbr – create interactive study quizzes (L:G; SA:S)

Educanon – “a tool for teachers to build lessons with interactive timed questions and engaging video content. Already, we've been amazed by the creative and inspirational uses of eduCanon by teachers--for flipped and blended learning environments.: (L:T; SA:A)

Purpose Games – “Create your own games, host your own groups / classes, study for a test, or just dazzle us with your knowledge. PurposeGames is a completely FREE service!” (L:G; SA:A)

Original Image: Tools by Pat Hensley

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