Friday, July 27, 2018

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 7/27/18

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

Expii Solve – “Fun, thought provoking, interactive math puzzles shown through current events and pop culture designed to relate to your life.”  (L:H;SA:M)

Ancient Egypt 101 – from National Geographic; “The Ancient Egyptian civilization, famous for its pyramids, pharaohs, mummies, and tombs, flourished for thousands of years. But what was its lasting impact? Learn how Ancient Egypt contributed to society with its many cultural developments, particularly in language and mathematics.” (L:G;SA:SS)

Would You Rather? – using comparison skills to choose the cheapest item. (L:G;SA:M)

Google’s Science Journal – “Science Journal transforms your device into a pocket-size science tool that encourages students to explore their world. As they conduct eye-opening experiments, they’ll record observations and make new, exciting discoveries.” (L:G;SA:S)

What is a Grand Jury – “What is a Grand Jury? How does a Grand Jury work? What is the meaning of the 5th amendment? In this short lecture we look at the origins of the Grand Jury, how it made it's way into the Bill of Rights, how they operate as well showing you some examples of the Grand Jury.” (L:M,H;SA:SS)

Original photo by Pat Hensley

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