Friday, November 18, 2022

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 11/18//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

How to spot a counterfeit bill - Authentic dollar bills are equipped with many security features to make them difficult to forge. But that doesn’t stop counterfeiters from trying to fool people with fakes. Luckily, anyone can help catch a counterfeit; all you need are a few simple tools and a bit of chemistry. Tien Nguyen details the chemistry behind counterfeit cash.” (L:G;SA:S)

The Writer’s Workshop
- TED-ed videos that inform writers (L:G;SA:LA)

Homework 101: The Ultimate Guide for Students & Parents - “If you want to know how to do homework quickly, efficiently, and without suffering, keep reading this article by We’ll tell you how to stay on top!” (L:G;SA:A)

November/Thanksgiving - wakelet curated by Terri Eichholz (L:G;SA:A)

American Crows and Common Ravens - “How good are your crow and raven ID skills? American Crows and Common Ravens are both large, black birds in the corvid family with a lot of similarities. They’re easiest to identify by sound, but if you’re not in a position to listen in there are also visual cues that can help you make an ID.” (L:G;SA:S)

Original photo by Pat Hensley

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