Friday, February 21, 2020

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 02/21/20

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

Flippity – “Easily turn a Google™ Spreadsheet into a Set of Online Flashcards
and Other Cool Stuff!”  (L:T;SA:A)

Chronicle Cloud – “is a platform for conferring, observational, and/or any other anecdotal notes.” (L:T;SA:A)

Checkology – “The Checkology virtual classroom is a browser-based platform where middle school and high school students learn how to navigate today’s challenging information landscape by developing news literacy skills. Through its lessons, educators equip their students with tools to evaluate and interpret information and to determine what they can trust, share and act on.” (L:M,H;SA:A)

Explore – live vide0cams in nature (L:G;SA:A)

PicCollage – free app; makes a collage of the pictures you select. (L:G;SA:A)

Original photo by Pat Hensley

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