Friday, July 20, 2018

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 7/20/18

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

K-5 Geosource – “If you are involved in elementary science education in any way, these web pages are for you. We have a rich store of content, activities, services, and links for you to explore.”  (L:E; SA:S)

Typing Club – “TypingClub's lesson plan contains over 600 lessons, guiding students from individual keys through numbers and punctuation, and all the way to a goal of 75 WPM. The carefully designed lessons include instructional videos, educational games, cross-curricular content, and other interactive experiences.” (L:G; SA:A)

Monster Heart Medic – “Monster Heart Medic is an adventure game where you must help diagnose a friendly monster named Ragnar and guide him on his path to a healthier life. Through animations, simulations, achievements, and arcade games, you will learn about cardiovascular conditions and what steps can be taken to keep you and your monster healthy.”  (L:E; SA:S)

NRich – “Free math resources and curriculum mapping documents.” (L:G; SA:M)

Careers – videos on different careers (L:G; SA:C)

Original photo by Pat Hensley

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