Friday, October 25, 2019

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 10/25/19

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

Halloween Collection – by ReadWorks for ELA lessons. (L:T;SA:LA)

10 HALLOWEEN GAMES FOR PE – “Each year, around October 15th, my students in 1st-5th grades begin asking for Halloween games in PE.  They love the excitement of dimming the lights, listening to spooky music while playing a variety of games with a Halloween twist. They also appreciate a good storyline attached to each game. It is my hope that you can use a few of our games with your students during one of the most exciting times of the year for kids.”

Fantastic Fall Foliage and Where to Find It – map by the Washington Post; “we mapped the thickets of fall colors you may encounter in the densely wooded parts of the country. (L:G ;SA:A)

Fall Foliage Prediction Map – “The 2019 Fall Foliage Map is the ultimate visual planning guide to the annual progressive changing of the leaves. While no tool can be 100% accurate, this tool is meant to help travelers better time their trips to have the best opportunity of catching peak color each year.” (L:G ;SA:A)

Internet Safety Facts For Kids: E-Safety Tips For Parents To Follow [2019] – “Worried about what your child is going through while searching on the internet? Is he being diverted to somewhere because of these random searches all over the internet? It is very important to keep monitoring your child and to guide them on what to search for and what not to and how to search for. It is always important for the parents to keep their children out from harm. At the same time, it is also important to equip children with skills so they can experience the internet positively. If you are wondering and confused about how to handle your child, here is a complete article on Kids e-safety guide which will help you throughout.” (L:T;SA:A)

Original photo by Pat Hensley

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