Friday, September 8, 2017

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 9/8/17

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

See Saw – “Powerful tools to capture, organize, and share student learning. (L:G; SA:A)

Writing SparksWriting Sparks is a series of inspirational writing challenges for your whole class.” Prompts separated for 7 years and under and 8 years and older. (L:G; SA:LA)

LoomCapture, narrate and instantly share videos to communicate faster, clearer and friendlier. 100% free!
With one-click to record, one-click to finish and a publicly shareable URL automatically copied to your clipboard, Loom is changing desktop communication as we know it by making video easy and fun to use.” (L:G; SA:A)

Membit – “Membit(tm) is a geolocative photo sharing app that allows pictures to be placed and viewed in the exact location they were captured. Membit's patented Human Positioning System™ allows for markerless Augmented Reality to be used anytime, anywhere, by anyone.” See places the way they looked in the past  (L:G; SA:A)

Mega Seating Chart – “Free classroom seating plan generator
Automatically create seating charts based on student data” (L:T; SA:A)

Original photo by Pat Hensley

1 comment:

Jason Oller said...

I'm going to try Writing Sparks with my 5th and 6th grade gifted kids! Thanks for sharing. I will tell you how well it goes. :)