Category: 2) Useful n Interesting
That’s not Cool is an interesting site, dealing, as it does, with slightly older students, and their experience of internet, and mobile, etiquette, or the lack of it.
Your mobile phone, and online profile are all digital extensions of who you are. When someone you’re with pressures or disrespects you in those places, that’s not cool. Draw your digital line about what is, or is not, okay in relationships.
Amazing Space is a big site, with a lot of interesting learning opportunities centred on the universe, and much that lies within it.
Reveal the beauty and wonder of the cosmos to your students with this comprehensive listing of a lot of interactive activities, graphic organizers, science content reading selections, and more.
A description, suggestions for using the resource in the classroom, and related materials accompany each tool.
Get the science behind the scenes with some Astronomy basics! From quick facts to tales of intriguing celestial phenomena, learn some fundamentals of astronomy … and find the answers to your students’ questions about many space-based themes.
Topics include business, computer science, finance, history, literature, maths, science, statistics and more. Courses are from some of the best universities in the world. Worth investigating for older students, or on a personal level.
The Phrasal Verbs Machine by Cambridge University Press, is helpful, as Phrasal verbs are complicated for non-native English speakers to learn and use… and for many English speakers.
Enjoy animated illustrations of 100 phrasal verbs set in the circus world of the main character Phraso, and friends, with example sentences in English & translations into 5 languages.
Vikidia is an encyclopedia written for 8 to 13-year-old children and anyone seeking easy-to-read content on a subject. Genuinely useful indeed.
We have talked of Simple English Wikipedia before, Vikidia does a similar job, and also in French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch and Russian. Great for language lessons, or as a more understandable research tool. Keep it simple.
Visit Brainy Quote for some of the best. Search under various themes, such as Inspirational, Motivational, Positive, Life, Funny, Happiness, Wisdom, Success, Friendship, Change, Leadership, Education, Family, and life as a Teacher.
MyHistro enables students to put together videos, photographs, and blog entries on Google Earth and Google Maps, right there in any browser. Show what you’ve been up to, and the results of school projects, using the chronological time line. A free version is also available, on the app store.