Friday, September 27, 2019

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 9/27/19

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

Building the Future: 10 Construction Activities + Printables for Kids – “Here are 10 activities that teach kids about construction, broken down by grade level. Each activity includes a free printable that builds on important STEM skills like construction play, engineering, and math.” (L:E;SA:S,M, LA)

It’s Time for Frost – “If you've ever gone outside really early on a cold day in fall, you might have seen a thin layer of sparkly ice crystals covering everything! That ice is called frost, and it can only form if the weather is exactly right!” (L:E;SA:S)
Emojis. Cause they’re good for kids and fun to use. What’s not to like? – “using emojis as a way to help kids make sense of social studies and incorporating them as part of a quality lesson that can help improve student thinking and literacy skills.” (L:H;SA:A )

How Do Trees Survive Winter? – “Humans can go inside or put on clothes, but trees spend winter naked in the cold. Why don't they all die?” (L:E;SA:S)

Dig CC Mixter – “Find that perfect soundtrack or theme music for your film or video project.” (L:G;SA:A)

Original photo by Pat Hensley

No comments: