Friday, November 11, 2016

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 11/11/16

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

Bandlab – “BandLab is the easy-to-use, all-in-one, social music creation platform.” (L:G; SA:FA)

OpenEd – free; “Each question in an OpenEd assessment has an instructional resource attached to it that is hand-picked to target that exact learning objective. Students take quizzes, then play videos/games to address knowledge gaps whenever they miss a question!(L:G; SA:A)

Flippity – “Easily turn a Google™ Spreadsheet into a Set of Online Flashcards and Other Cool Stuff(L:G; SA:A)

NATO on the Map – “Welcome to NATO on the Map. Explore this interactive map to learn more about NATO, how the Alliance works and how it responds to today’s security challenges. L:H; SA:SS)

Name Picker Ninja – free; tool to pick names at random

Original photo by Pat Hensley

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