Five Friday Finds
Often, finding good web resources are the hardest part of the job for an educator. With all the demands on a teacher's time, who has time to spend searching? If this is you, here are some resources you may found useful. Please feel free to share with others!
Information Literacy: http://novemberlearning.com/resources/information-literacy-resources
Great resource for testing and improving your own information literacy, and provides resources to help you teach it to your students. Many of the tips can easily be shared with students within a research project you are already doing without requiring additional teaching time.
Technology Tips for Poetry: http://www.thewritingsite.org/resources/technology/poetrysites.asp
Useful sites and tips for incorporating technology into learning poetry.
nrich, Specialists in rich mathematics: http://nrich.maths.org/public/index.php
Site has activities, puzzles and questions to help promote using math to solve problems.
Kinetic City: http://www.kineticcity.com/
“The most amazing collection of science experiments, games, activities, challenges and more!”
Chronicling America: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/
Part of the Library of Congress, “search and view newspaper pages from 1860-1922 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.”