15 Unusual (But Awesome) Websites to Use in the Classroom
By Jessica Sanders The Internet offers a seemingly endless amount of websites to explore. A simple Google search for “coolest websites” provides dozens of lists, boasting handfuls of websites that you’ve never even heard of before. Use this list to spice up your usual collection of classroom websites, instead of returning time and time again to the same ones, and you’ll give your students an unforgettable learning experience, whether you’re exploring unknown lands or listening to the sounds of nature while doing work. 1. Google Earth Blog You may use Google Earth to explore far away lands from the comfort of your own classroom, but the Google Earth blog gives context to what you’re looking at. 2. Bring STEM into your classroom with this tutorial website. 3. Make every lesson more interesting by finding answers to interesting questions related to a topic of discussion. 4. Make time for creativity in your classroom with an “Instuctables project.” 5. 6. Start every Friday with a fun fact. 7.
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