Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 4/23/21

Here are some interesting sites that I’ve found this week, thanks to my PLN. As a teacher, I feel we have to keep up to date concerning research in our field and current issues in the education system. I hope some of these inspire you, inform you, and even have you asking questions. Thank you for coming by and visiting!

Note: Each resource is labeled with a level and subject area to make it easier to use.

Levels: E: Elementary; M: Middle; H: High; G: General, all levels; SN: Special Needs; T: Teachers

Subject Areas: LA: Language Arts, English, Reading, Writing; M: Math; S: Science; Health; SS: Social Studies, Current Events; FA: Fine Arts; Music, Art, Drama; FL: Foreign Language; PE: Physical Ed; C: Career; A: All

Circly - “visual organizer platform for you and your team.” (L:G;SA:A)

Synth - “Make time for coaching conversations that deepen the connections in your class and school through asynchronous audio.” (L:G;SA:A)

Coolers - “The super fast color schemes generator! Create the perfect palette or get inspired by thousands of beautiful color schemes.” (L:G;SA:A)

Pedagogue - “Pedagogue is a social media network where educators can learn and grow. It's a safe space where they can share advice, strategies, tools, hacks, resources, etc., and work together to improve their teaching skills and the academic performance of the students in their charge. Our app also gives educators the power to create, share and reuse interactive learning experiences and assessments while leveraging over 30 learning content templates. If you want to collaborate with educators from around the globe, facilitate remote learning, etc., sign up for a free account today and start making connections. (L:T;SA:A)

ActivelyLearn - “Thousands of engaging assignments, premium short texts, curriculum units, and unlimited uploads! We cover standards for all 50 states across ELA, Science, and Social Studies with fiction and nonfiction texts, current articles, textbook sections, simulations, primary sources videos, and much more. Our free sequenced curriculum units for grades 3-12 can help connect assignments and guide meaningful discussions. And with free Prime, now you can upload unlimited documents onto Actively Learn and instantly make them interactive.”

Original photo by Pat Hensley
Posted on the Successful Teaching Blog ( by loonyhiker (successfulteaching at gmail dot com). #UsefulInfo