Friday, May 12, 2023

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 5/12/2023

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

The Math Learning Center - “The Math Learning Center (MLC) is providing resources for all students to use independently or with support from family members or educators” (L:G; SA:M)

Meet Landers Gaydosh: A 13-Year-Old World Championship Climber Who Scales Ice Walls - “Meet Landers Gaydosh: an ice climbing world champion who has competed across the globe by climbing up slippery ice walls with long-handled hammers with blades. In January 2022, at the Ice Climbing World Youth Championships in Switzerland, he scrambled all the way to the top of an 80-foot-tall ice wall — and bested others in his category by 20 seconds.” (L:E,M; SA:LA)

Spotify for Podcasters - “Powerful tools for beginners, pros, and everyone in between – all for free.” (L:G; SA:A)

Weather Lab - “Weather Lab is a tool to help visualize how North America’s weather is formed. This lab is designed to model the complex interactions between air masses and ocean currents, but like all models it represents probable outcomes. Each prediction you make is for possible outcomes during Spring.” (L:M,H; SA:S)

Baseball Hall of Fame - free lesson plans, “The materials available here can enrich your on-site field trip or virtual field trip experience with the Baseball Hall of Fame. You may also use these materials independently to help you teach a variety of subjects using baseball as a catalyst.” (L:M,H; SA:A)

Original photo by Pat Hensley

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