There’s never enough time to blog and reblog all of the interesting resources we find during the week, so we decided to start a Best of the Week List where we share all of the education-related blogs, articles, apps and resources we come across every week.
Classroom Management/ Student Engagement
-Kindness Seeds: Student Shout-Outs
Reading and Language Arts
-Go On a Blind Date…With a Book
-Free books: 100 legal sites to download literature
-50 Questions that will Free Your Mind (these could be useful writing prompts for students)
-50 of the Best Books for Teachers (an infographic)
-Planet Size-Comparison App
-How Many People Are in Space Right Now?
-Space Junk Facts (an infographic)
-17 Things You Should Know About DNA (an infographic)
-Experience the Apollo 11 Lunar Landing
-What Happens to a Wet Washcloth in Space?
History and Social Studies
-Theban Mapping Project
-Old Maps Online
-Where in the World is Your Food From?
-The D-Day (a WWII infographic)
-Old World Radio: Listen to some of the most famous speeches and broadcasts of the yesteryear
-History in an Hour: History for busy people
-How Well Do You Know Your World? (an online geography game)
-12 Historical Speeches No One Heard
-Needs Improvement: Student evaluations of professors aren’t just biased and absurd—they don’t even work
-80 Mind-Blowing Facts That Sound Stranger Than Fiction But Are Completely True
-Nobody Tells This to People Who are Beginners
-Critical Thinkers Through History (an infographic)