Friday, March 17, 2023

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 3/17/23

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

2023 Extreme Book Challenge - Even though you can’t participate in the actual challenge from Tacoma library, it would be fun to do this on your own. Read 50 books (teens can read 25) in 50 weeks from 55 categories to complete thechallenge and become an Extreme Reader. (L:G; SA:LA)

Wake Up Brain
- “5 warm up exercises for brainstorming!” (L:G; SA:A)

Imaginariums for Creative Thinking from Susan Maynor - “You can use her Imaginariums as warm-ups, in centers, for fast-finishers, for gifted students, for ANYONE in your class — one set for each month, and all FREE!” (L:G; SA:A)

CocoMaterial - “Discover CocoMaterial, the Open Source hand-drawn illustration library with 2,608 images. Customize & download!” (L:G; SA:A)

OpenVerse - “An extensive library of free stock photos, images, and audio, available for free use.” (L:G; SA:A)

Original photo by Pat Hensley

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