Friday, August 15, 2014

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 8/15/14

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

A Graphic History of the Past 100 Years – using visual aids like graphs and timelines (L:M, H; SA:SS)

Countdown Timers – useful to time activities in the classroom (L:T; SA:A)

Typing Club – touch typing lessons (L:A; SA:C)

Flashcard Monkey – review SAT vocabulary words (L: H; SA: LA)

Crunchzilla – Learning to code can be fun! Learn to write javascript programs (L:A; SA:C)

Original Image: Tools by Pat Hensley

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