Friday, April 3, 2020

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 04/03/2020

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

Educaplay – “Create and find educational activities, manage groups, export your resources and use it in any device.” (L:G;SA:A) – Great tool for making a podcast. (L:G;SA:A)

Checkology – “Can your students tell the difference between fact and fiction?
The Checkology® virtual classroom can help.” (L:T;SA:A)

Rivet – “3,500+ free, leveled, and carefully reviewed books make it easy for readers to find content they love.” (L:E;SA:LA)

Distance Learning Resources from the Smithsonian – “Here, on the Learning Lab, teachers have access to millions of digital resources from across the Smithsonian's museums, research centers, libraries, archives, and more. You will also find pre-packaged collections that contain lessons, activities, and recommended resources made by Smithsonian museum educators as well as thousands of classroom teachers like you.” (L:G;SA:A)

Original photo by Pat Hensley

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