Friday, December 18, 2015

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 12/18/15

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

Math is Fun – fun math activities (L:G; SA:M)

Histography – interactive timeline (L:G; SA:SS)

Nursery Rhyme History – interesting videos on how nursery rhymes came about (L:M,H; SA:SS)

Hands-on Banking – interesting lessons for students on personal finance (L:E,M; SA:M)

Bloomz – free; “With Bloomz, teachers can safely communicate with parents, share class photos & updates, and coordinate through volunteer and conference signups.” (L:T; SA:A)

Original photo by Pat Hensley

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