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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Medieval Monsters

This picture book, Medieval Monsters, published by the British Library, explores the fantastic, grotesque and exuberant world of monsters in the Middle Ages through the images found in illuminated manuscripts, "from dragons and demons to Yoda and hybrid creatures. "

(Was the image on the right the inspiration for Yoda?)

Link: http://britishlibrary.typepad.co.uk/digitisedmanuscripts/2015/04/ten-things-to-know-about-medieval-monsters.html

Interactives from National Geographic

Who's Your BBF Poet Quiz?

Have you ever been asked which famous writer you would most like to spend an evening with, only to discover that you can’t make up your mind? In honor of National Poetry Month,this site has the perfect short quiz to help you find your poet BFF.

Link: http://www.grammarly.com/blog/2015/take-the-perfect-poetrymonth-quiz/?utm_source=grammarly&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=GrammarlyBlogNL&utm_content=BlogNL_041915

Female Math Pioneers

Women have been making important contributions to mathematics for thousands of years. Check out some of them on this site.

Link: http://elearninginfographics.com/female-math-pioneers/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+eLearningInfographics+%28eLearningInfographics%29

Interactives for Science and Math

PhET provides fun, free, interactive, research-based science and mathematics simulations. They have extensively tested and evaluated each simulation to ensure educational effectiveness. These tests include student interviews and observation of simulation use in classrooms. These resources to be free to all students and teachers.

Link: http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2015/04/awesome-interactive-simulations-for-math-teachers.html