Friday, June 12, 2015

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 6/12/15

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

If It Were My is your gateway to understanding life outside your home. Use our country comparison tool to compare living conditions in your own country to those of another. Start by selecting a region to compare on the map to the right, and begin your exploration.” (L:M,H; SA:SS)

10 Great Tools for Telling Stories With Pictures – a .pdf that gives great resources! (L:T; SA:A)

Old NYC – features historical photos of New York City and shows the location on the map. (L:T; SA:SS)

Old SFfeatures historical photos of San Francisco and shows the location on the map (L:T; SA:SS)

Cometdocs - “Convert your PDF files to Word, Excel, PowerPoint and more. Convert various formats to PDF. Store & share your documents for free.” (L:T; SA:A)

Original photo by Pat Hensley

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