Friday, January 20, 2023

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 01/20/23

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

NearbyWiki - “Explore interesting places nearby listed on Wikipedia.”(L:G; SA:A)

Virtual Manipulatives - “These virtual manipulatives support teachers to model abstract mathematical concepts for deeper student comprehension.” (L:G; SA:M)

Homemade Bicycle Generator - “I built a bike powered generator to watch youtube in the woods!! Stay energized during a blackout or burn some calories while watching tv!” (L:G; SA:S)

Flip - “Flip is a video discussion app, free from Microsoft, where curious minds connect in safe, small groups to share videos, build community, and learn together.” (L:T; SA:A)

Drawings Of - “This site is bursting with entertaining educational cartoons — from English lessons to art and life inspiration — for anyone of ANY age.” (L:T; SA:A)

Original photo by Pat Hensley

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