Friday, November 16, 2018

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 11/16/18

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

The Surprising Origin of Thanksgiving Foods – YouTube video from PBS (L:G;SA:A)

Kindness, Empathy, and Inclusion in the Classroom – “Help early learners build healthy social and emotional habits with this special collection of resources all about kindness, empathy, and inclusion! These activities, videos, tips, and guides offer thoughtful ways to demonstrate and encourage kind behavior in your classroom.” (L:E;SA:A)

Synth – “Podcasting in byte-sized increments. 256 second audio or video soundbytes that you can share anywhere, discover easily, interact with and listen to back-to-back. Free.”

The 90 second Newberry Film Festival – “The 90-Second Newbery Film Festival is an annual video contest in which young filmmakers create movies that tell the entire stories of Newbery-winning books in about 90 seconds…The deadline for the eighth annual 90-Second Newbery Film Festival is January 11, 2019.”

What is Pumpkin Spice? – YouTube video from SciShow Kids; “Sam the Bat stopped by the fort today, and brought his famous pumpkin spice cookies! But what exactly is pumpkin spice?”

Original photo by Pat Hensley

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