Hanging out on a snow day and learning from your PLN can provide many benefits. The list below contains five resources that I came across from people I follow on social media sites like Twitter and Google Plus.
Smithsonian X 3D Beta
Thank you to Kristen Turner for sharing this tremendous resource on Twitter. The educational value of the amazing 3D images and content can go a long way with engaging learners in ways once thought unimaginable.
Google Cultural Institute
Thank you to Jonathan Rochelle for sharing this website. The implications of this interactive resource on student knowledge and empathy is second to none.
Thank you to Rick Kiker who made me aware of this new release by way of his Google Group blast recently. Download the free app and search away for kid friendly video content pertaining to such topics as science, social studies, and digital citizenship.
Thank you to Eric Sheninger for posting a blog on Google Plus that highlighted this great resources. Download the free app on your device and automatically be notified of nearby historical places to visit.
Big Web Quiz
Thank you to Eric Sheninger for posting a blog on Google Plus that highlighted this fun potentially engaging game app. Download the free app onto your device and sync with ChromeCast. This could have huge potential at home and in school.
Those of you who know me realize how passionate I am about leaning on your Personal Learning Network to better yourself and others. Sharing of best practice resources is contagious and ultimately trickles down to students.
Brad Currie is the author of All Hands on Deck: Tools for Connecting Educators, Parents, and Communities. He is one of the founding partners of Evolving Educators LLC. Brad is an ASCD Emerging Leader, Bammy Award Finalist, ClassDojo Thought Leader and Google Certified Educator. He currently serves as a K-8 Supervisor of Instruction and Middle School Vice Principal for the Chester School District in Chester, NJ. Learn more about Brad by following him on Twitter @bradmcurrie or visiting his website at www.bradcurrie.net.