Friday, November 17, 2017

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

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

Vocaroo – voice recording tool; no account needed (L:G; SA:A)

Voice Recorder – free; Our Voice Recorder is a convenient and simple online tool that can be used right in your browser. It allows you to record your voice using a microphone and save it as an mp3 file. (L:G; SA:A)

Math Playground – fun math games for grades 1-8.  (L:E,M; SA:M)

TimelineJS – “TimelineJS is an open-source tool that enables anyone to build visually rich, interactive timelines. Beginners can create a timeline using nothing more than a Google spreadsheet…” (L:G; SA:A)

Incredibox – “Incredibox is a musical app in which you can quickly and easily create a mix by running a band of beatboxers. Enjoyed by music teachers Incredibox is used in schools to introduce rhythm and music mechanisms to children.” (L:G; SA:FA)

Original photo by Pat Hensley

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