Friday, April 26, 2019

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 4/26/19

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

Making Maple Syrup – great YouTube video on making maple syrup (L:G;SA:S) Live Cams – great selection of live cams in nature (L:G;SA:S)

DrawChat – “Draw.Chat is a free, anonymous, online drawing board. You can create your chat room with one click - without any registration. Every whiteboard has a unique, randomly generated URL which you can send to other people to start a real-time collaboration.
Users draw, chat, or communicate via audio and video conference, and easily drags and drop images from files, other pages, clipboard, and camera.” (L:T;SA:A)

Zapsplat – “Free sound effects & royalty free music” (L:G;SA:A)

Grow Your Own Potatoes – a SciShowKids video; “Potatoes are amazing! You can make them into french fries, baked potatoes, hash browns, potato chips, and tons of other tasty foods! And best of all, they're super easy to grow! Join Jessi and Squeaks to learn how!” (L:E;SA:S)

Original photo by Pat Hensley

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