Friday, October 1, 2021

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 10/01/21

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

Ziplet - “Ziplet makes gathering and understanding student feedback easy. Hear from every student in class, and create a learning environment that encourages reflection and wellbeing.”(L:G;SA:A)

Splashlearn - “Watch your kids fall in love with math & reading through our scientifically designed curriculum.” (L:E;SA:M,LA)

Chronicle Cloud - “Chronicle Cloud is a versatile note-taking app designed to help teachers maximize student success. Chronicle Cloud immerses itself in research-based best practices to offer unique, practical advantages. Designed to make student data highly actionable, Chronicle Cloud comes packed with many helpful features that enable educators to take comprehensive notes on students and improve their learning effectiveness.” (L:T;SA:A)

Dear Anger - “Screaming and yelling, fighting and arguing, tantrums and hissy fits. Anger finds its way into every home, classroom, and workplace, and we're ready to talk about it. This podcast, for humans of all ages, is not about getting rid of anger, but about changing our relationship with it. We share research based solutions for changing the way kids, and parents, respond to powerful, challenging emotions, and we hope you laugh with us along the way. Join hosts Ed Crasnick, a comedian and Emmy Award winning writer, and Renee Jain, positive psychology guru and the founder of GoZen!” (L:G;SA:A)

The Breakfasteur - A doctor mom using playdough to explain different surgeries (L:T;SA:S)

Original photo by Pat Hensley

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