Friday, March 9, 2018

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 3/9/18

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

Teenage Life in Ancient Rome – A TED-Ed lesson, “Welcome to the world of Lucius Popidius Secundus, a 17-year old living in Rome in 73 AD. His life is a typical one of arranged marriages, coming-of-age festivals, and communal baths. Take a look at this exquisitely detailed lesson on life of a typical Roman teenager two thousand years ago.” (L:H; SA:SS)

Ptable – an interactive periodic table (L:H; SA:S)

Unsplash – “Beautiful, free photos. Gifted by the world’s most generous community of photographers” (L:G; SA:A)

Metaverse – free app for iOS devices; “Metaverse is the easiest way to create Augmented Reality experiences. Create experiences using the Metaverse Studio, and watch them come to life in the Metaverse app browser.” (L:T; SA:A)

Bingo Board – YouTube video on “How to Create a Bingo Board Through Google Sheets” (L:T; SA:A)

Original photo by Pat Hensley

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