Friday, November 10, 2017

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 11/10/17

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

Starbanks Adventure – a fun financial game (L:M, H; SA: C)

Smarty Pins – a geography/trivia game (L:H; SA: SS)

Pursued – fun game using Google Street View; using the clues in the street view, guess what city you are in. (L:M, H; SA: SS)

Nitrotype – “Improve your typing skills while competing in fast-paced races with typers from around the world. Compete against your friends, earn new cars, track your scores, and so much more. All 100% FREE! (L:M, H; SA: A)

#ActualLivingScientist – Connect with real scientists on Twitter (L:G; SA: S)

Original photo by Pat Hensley


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