Friday, June 10, 2022

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 06/10/22

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

Kikori - “We are creating a tool which aligns experiential education activities with teaching and social emotional standards which educators can use to meet their students' unique needs and transform their classroom.” (L:G; SA:A)

TARA - “The all-in-one assistant that streamlines tasks, curriculum & coaching to maximize teacher time, talent, and energy.” (L:T; SA:A)

We Rule: Civics for All of US - “We Rule: Civics for All of US is a new education initiative from the National Archives that promotes civic literacy and engagement. We're providing teachers with programming, curricula, and exceptional field trip experiences both online and at our locations across the country. Our civics programs empower young people to make a positive difference and improve the world they are inheriting. These programs draw upon the vast archival holdings of the National Archives housed in our nation’s capital, the Presidential Libraries, and at National Archives facilities nationwide to promote the knowledge and skills students need for civic engagement in the 21st century.” (L:G; SA:SS)

Explainer Academy - “A Teacher's Guide to Creating Common Craft Style Videos. Engage your students in a project that teaches teamwork, communication, technology & media.” (L:T; SA:A)

Homestead Act - from DocsTeach; see the document from the National Archives, activities to use this document are suggested (L:H; SA:SS)

Original photo by Pat Hensley

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