Friday, January 27, 2017

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 1/27/17

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

Pass the Past – free iPad app; "Pass The Past" is an educational game to help students prepare for Virginia's Standard's of Learning (SOL) exams with a focus on World, United States and Virginia history, civics, and geography” (L:G; SA:SS)

Help Teaching – “Printable and Online Tests, Activities, Lessons, and Games for PreK-12. A platform for educators: teachers, tutors, trainers, and homeschooling parents.” (L:T; SA:A) 

Learning to Ride a Bike – a great article about learning to ride a bike. It is great for helping teaching children to ride a bike or for adults learning to ride a bike. (L:T; SA:A)

Colds, The Flu, and You – a YouTube video put out by SciShow kids (L:G; SA:S)

Localingual – Click on the map and hear the different languages, dialects, accents for that area. (L:G; SA:A)

Original photo by Pat Hensley

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