Friday, July 17, 2015

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 7/17/15

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

Fotojet – Make a photo collage for free.  (L:G; SA:A)

Canada Museum of Nature – “games and facts from our galleries.” (L:M, H; SA:S)

Measure Yourself –“ Measure your ear, your foot and your height. Submit your measurements online and discover how they compare to other animals, including an armadillo, jackrabbit, tiger, gorilla, grizzly bear and giraffe. Where are you in the size lineup? : (L:E; SA:S)

Habitats – “Do you know where the red-eyed tree frog calls home? Play this game based on animal habitats to learn! Explore the desert, coral reef, jungle, and marsh to discover where many animals live by matching each animal to their correct habitat! “(L:E; SA:S)

Actively Learn – “More than 300,000 K-12 students use Actively Learn in their Social Studies, Science and ELA classes. Students think more, write more, and collaborate with their peers when they read.” (L:G; SA:A)

Original photo by Pat Hensley

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