Five Sites for Busy Educators -K-12


5 Sites for Busy Educators By Marjan Glavac
Site: http://www.thebusyeducator.com
About: Marjan is currently a gr.6 home room teacher at Wilfrid Jury Public School in London, Ontario, Canada where he resides with his wife and two children. For more information about Marjan Glavac, his books, keynotes, training and seminars, visit him at his site at http://www.thebusyeducator.com.See Authors Posts (16)

Each month Marjan Glavac, professional speaker, teacher and co-author of “How To Thrive And Survive In Your Classroom”, presents The Busy Educator’s Monthly Five — five websites for educators that are easy to read, simple to use and worthwhile to know.

Sign up for Marjan’s free monthly Busy Educator’s Newsletter at: http://www.thebusyeducator.com
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TEACHING IS
http://www.teachingis.com/
A video that shows what teaching is all about

DEXTER’S DISCOVERIES (TEACHERS)
http://dextr.xanga.com/http://www.xanga.com/DEXTR
This is a blog of lesson plans, links, and ideas for teachers.

POPSCI.COM (PARENTS, TEACHERS, STUDENTS GR. 4-UNIVERSITY)
http://www.popsci.com/Popular Science has been a leading source of science and technology news since its inception way back in 1872. PopSci.com first came online in 1999, and in 2008 underwent their biggest redesign yet.

TINAFAD – HIGH SCHOOL PHYSICS AND MATH SIMULATIONS (GR.10 -12 http://www.tinafad.com/TEACHERS) http://www.tinafad.com/
This educational website uses computer simulations to help high school students understand physics and math.

BOOK REPORT SANDWICH STATION (TEACHERS, STUDENTS GR. 3-5)
http://www.scholastic.com/kids/homework/sandwich.asp
This resource from Scholastic.com is a great way to support student writing with http://www.scholastic.com/kids/homework/sandwich.aspprompts for plot, setting, character, and personal response. Students can add a graphic before printing the final draft.

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