Do you think you're really good at listening to instructions? Are you an auditory learner able to understand verbal instructions and then act on them without seeing them written down? This great game from BBC Skillswise sets the scene of an accident with you as the paramedic. Your are given three tasks to do in order for the accident victim to survive and get to the hospital. If you've even entertained the idea of becoming part of the science community then click on “How to Play” to get explicit directions on navigating through this game.
Having issues with writer's block? Here's a great site to get those mental gears moving again. Originally designed to help bloggers on mentally off days, it can be also utilized for journal style writing. No more days of staring at a blank screen. Just click on and let the Blog Post Ideas Generator go to work! If you don't like the topic given, just hit the generator again and again. This is a great tool if you are implementing web design and teaching students how to design their own blog.
Here's a great site from NOVA that includes the program "Easter Island". It explores the island and inhabitants focusing on the huge moai, the stone monolith head. Check out the online map which hosts photos and panoramic views. Find out how many elephants it takes to weigh as much as the moai. Watch a slide show that shows step by step as the team of engineers and archaeologists attempt to move the moai and place it on its pedestal.
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Valerie Bourbour is a certified educator and past Co-Director of The Academy of Ormond Beach. Ms. Bourbour has experience in online learning platforms and aims for student success.