Friday, August 8, 2014

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

tools1Here 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

Word Writer – “Providing teachers with an interactive and easy-to-deliver vocabulary development application” (L:E,M; SA:LA)

Go Figure: The Week in Numbers – “Look back at the week in numbers with our Go Figure images, which are posted daily on social media.” (L:M,H; SA:SS, M)

Developing Good Credit Habits –In this module, students will discover the secrets to developing good credit habits and learn how long it can take to pay off a credit card balance. The objectives are to pay off credit card debt, maintain a good credit rating by making payments on time and accumulate as many consumer goods and services as possible without running up credit card debt.(L:H; SA:SS)

Code Monkey – “Suitable for all levels. From first steps in coding to advanced subjects in computer science. We’ve got you covered with intuitive, bite-sized lessons. Taught by cute animals!” (L:A; SA:C)

Original Image: Tools by Pat Hensley

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