Friday, February 5, 2016

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 2/5/16

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

Investing for Beginners – “basic tips on how to begin investing and saving.(L:H; SA:SS)

Dog Detective – article and video to understand dogs’ body language (L:G; SA:S)

Quill – “Quill provides free writing, grammar, and vocabulary activities to middle and high school students.” (L:M,H; SA:LA)

Learn to Code HTML & CSS -  is a simple and comprehensive guide dedicated to helping beginners learn HTML and CSS. Outlining the fundamentals, this guide works through all common elements of front-end design and development. (L:M,H; SA:C)

Soundtrap –With Soundtrap you make music online. You can plug in your own instrument, use the software instruments available in Soundtrap or just record a song directly with your computer microphone. It's super-easy!” (L:G; SA:A)

Original photo by Pat Hensley

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