Friday, June 9, 2017

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 6/9/17

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

The Kid’s Guide to How the Internet Works – downloadable workbook; (LE: ; SA: LA, S)

Source Analyzer – You are given a  simple template that help analyze the resources used.  You are asked  five basic questions about the reliability and utility of a source. (L:G ; SA:A)

Trade Card Creator – “The Trading Card tool gives students an alternative way to demonstrate their literacy knowledge and skill when writing about popular culture texts or real world examples. This interactive allows students to create their own trading card about a real or fictional person, place, object, event, or abstract concept.” (L:G ; SA:LA)

The History Project – “Collect pictures, videos, audio, and documents from your computer or mobile device. Keep only what matters. Ignore the rest. It's easy to upload, record, or pull from the web. You can search Youtube, Vimeo, and Google Images, or import from your accounts on Facebook, Instagram, Dropbox, and Google Drive.” (L:G ; SA:A)

Check123 – “Enjoy more than 20,000 Curated Videos from all over the World
in the Web's first SOCIAL Video Encyclopedia!!!” (L:G ; SA:A)

Original photo by Pat Hensley

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