Friday, March 8, 2019

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 3/8/19

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom

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

Play Your Dates Right – game; learn the sequence of historical events; you can make your own game just by editing this one. (L:G;SA:SS)

Why Do Dogs Tilt Their Heads? – the SciShow; “There's no question that a dog tilting its head is one of the cutest things possible, but why do they do it?” (L:G;SA:S)

Stitcht – an iOS app; “Stitcht enables you to engage your followers to easily create great video content together. Simply create a reel, invite friends and then stitch any clips together to share as a story on any other social platform such as Instagram.” (L:G;SA:A)

CS First – curriculum by Google; “Join over 1 million teachers, parents, and students in creating fun projects with the free CS First curriculum” (L:C;SA:A)

Big Huge Labs – “We have a lot of fun stuff to play with like our Motivational Poster makerMagazine Cover makerPop Art poster, and much more! Play as much as you like—everything is free.” (L:G;SA:A)

Original photo by Pat Hensley

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