Thursday, February 21, 2013

Links of Interest 2.22.13

Shmoop
http://www.shmoop.com/
Great resource for students and teachers in several subject areas . . . math, literature, history, AP and SAT exams and more. Recommended by Kami.

Magic Piano App
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/magic-piano/id421254504?mt=8
Play with two, three, or four fingers. Probably not the most educational app, but one you and your students will enjoy. If nothing else, it tests coordination--at least it tested MY coordination! Recommended by Julie L.

Bullies Called Him Pork Chop
http://www.upworthy.com/bullies-called-him-pork-chop-he-took-that-pain-with-him-and-then-cooked-it-into
Shane Koyczan was bullied a lot when he was a kid. So he took that pain and made this stunning video with the help of some amazingly talented people. It's kind of breathtaking and powerful, just a warning. Also, it has a happy ending.

Apple Education Apps
http://www.apple.com/education/apps/
Favorite education apps from Apple arranged by subject area.

Education App Reviews
http://www.iear.org/
App reviews written by teachers and students.

Friday Food Flash!
Beefy Nacho Soup
http://www.therecipecritic.com/2012/11/beefy-nacho-soup.html?m=1
Sounds like a quick after-school meal for a blustery February day!

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