Friday, April 15, 2016

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 4/15/16

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

Google News ArchiveGreat selection of newspapers from all around the world from different years. Helpful when looking for old articles on different topics. (L:G; SA:A)

Tap to Learn Grammar – free mobile app for interactive grammar lessons

RefMe – great bibliography tool (L:H; SA:LA)

XtraMath – free; help students learn basic math skills. (L:E; SA:M)

Earth Day Activities – from Storyboard That, free version has limited use to make your own storyboards. (L:E; SA:S)

Original photo by Pat Hensley

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