Friday, December 11, 2020

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 12/11/2020

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

How do investors choose stocks? – “Every day, billions of stocks are traded on the New York Stock Exchange alone. But with over 43,000 companies listed on stock exchanges around the world, how do investors decide which stocks to buy? And what do individuals and institutions achieve by investing in stocks? Richard Coffin explores the tactics of different investing strategies.” (L:H;SA: M,SS)

How to Create Animated GIF in PowerPoint [2020] – “A step-by-step tutorial on how to create animated GIF in PowerPoint. Microsoft PowerPoint can save an MP4 video as an animated GIF, and I'll show to how add text to do the basics GIF, as well as animating your own custom frame-by-frame GIF with PowerPoint.” (L:G;SA:A)

PayGrade – “PayGrade is an online virtual bank and investment simulation used by thousands of schools around the world to teach students all about money.On PayGrade, students experience real world money situations and navigate the ins and outs of everything related to personal finance like saving, budgeting, paying bills, earning income, investing and more.” (L:H;SA: M,SS, C)

Memory Project – “The Memory Project is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting intercultural understanding and kindness between children around the world through school-based art programs. We have been fortunate to have 280,000 youth involved in 55 countries since 2004.” (L:G;SA:FA)

Engineering Myth vs Reality with Mimi-Isabella Nwosu – “First in our new series! Civil Engineer Mimi-Isabella busts some myths about engineering. Can engineers fix everything? Do you have to be a genius to become an engineer? Are all engineers boring white guys?...”

Original photo by Pat Hensley

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