Friday, November 21, 2014

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 11/21/14

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

Augmented Reality in Education – Augmented reality resources for education (L:T; SA:A)

NASA@HomeandCity – interactive site to see how technology developed by NASA affects our homes and our lives (L:G; SA:S)

Klondike Gold Rush – unit developed by the national park service for grades 2 – 8. (L:T; SA:SS)

Newsela – “Newsela is an innovative way to build reading comprehension with nonfiction that's always relevant: daily news.” (L:T; SA:A)

Down for Everyone or Just Me – how to tell if the website you are trying is down for everyone or just for you (L:T; SA:A)

Original Image: Tools by Pat Hensley

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