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Obesity, Grammar, Curriculum and 2 More! Sites for Busy Educators

By Marjan Glavac
 

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FIT CITY CHALLENGE (TEACHERS, PARENTS) http://fitcitychallenge.org/Default.aspx
The Fit City Challenge is the result of the work of the Mecklenburg County, NC Healthy Weight Task Force and its charge to identify best practices and galvanize the community in overcoming the factors that contribute to overweight and obesity, particularly in children and youth. This site provides excellent tools, motivation and mentoring for both the individual and the community to succeed in addressing the epidemic of overweight and obesity.

CURRICULUM PORTAL (TEACHERS) http://www.weblight1.com/CP/default.htm
Student Achievement Strategies and Tools in the areas of Curriculum, Assessment, Instruction and Technology Integration. Audience: Teachers, Administrators and Curriculum Specialists.

INFORMATION ON LOCAL SCHOOLS (TEACHERS, PARENTS) http://www.localschooldirectory.com/
This website has many features for Teachers, Administrators and Parents. It offers teachers free access to 350+ lesson plans. Administrators can update their school profile page and add school calendar events.
Parents can post/read reviews about their children’s schools. Alumni can add names to alumni lists, and post school reunions. There are 130,000+ public and private schools in this directory. Check and see if your school is listed.

GRAMMAR GRATER (TEACHERS, GR. 8-UNIVERSITY)  http://minnesota.publicradio.org/radio/podcasts/grammar_grater/
Grammar Grater™ is a weekly podcast about English words, grammar and usage for the Information Age. explores punctuation, easily confused words, and more. Read it, listen online, or save it to your iPod.

INSPIRATION LANE (TEACHERS) http://inspirationlane.blogspot.com/
“Inspiration Lane” is an online, classroom magazine for all levels of ESOL, ESL and EFL classes. It’s unique because the content here automatically changes daily. Created and edited by an ESOL certified teacher in Florida, USA, the site is intended for teachers to use after the day’s lesson, by projecting it onto an interactive whiteboard. The daily readings and interactive language activities provide a free, fun and encouraging experience for students learning English — especially during those last minutes of class time!

 

 



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