Friday, January 24, 2020

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 1/24/20

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 – Learn how maple syrup is made. (L:G;SA:S,SS,FA)

Video Projects for the Classroom – from Richard Byrne  (L:G;SA:A)

Why is Mount Everest So Tall? – a TED-ed lesson; “At 8,850 meters above sea level, Qomolangma, also known as Mount Everest, has the highest altitude on the planet. But how did this towering formation get so tall? Michele Koppes peers deep into our planet’s crust, where continental plates collide, to find the answer.”

Taxes – Where Does Your Money Go? – “Learn why the government taxes citizens, where the money goes, and how different income brackets pay different taxes.” (L:H;SA:SS,C)

Glide – “Create an app from a Google Sheet in five minutes, for free.” (L:H;SA:C)

Original photo by Pat Hensley

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