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02/06/2012 - Academic Online Resources & Strategies for Math, SS & Science

posted Feb 6, 2013, 12:24 PM by Chris Peyser   [ updated Feb 6, 2013, 4:41 PM ]
Today’s Topics: Academic Online Resources & Strategies for Math, Social Studies & Science

4:00 pm - Introductions

4:10 pm - Review Common Core and how it relates to Content Areas
4:15 pm - Exploring websites/ Resources

  • Remember - look at these resources through the lens of Common Core
    • Does the Content being taught relate to the Common Core standards - check the CC website?
    • How will my child gain a deeper understanding of the content area?
    • How will my child be able to use these resources to think deeper about problem solving or supporting an argument or position?
    • Does this resource offer an authentic experience with the information and the opportunity to apply that new knowledge in an interesting or deeper way?
    • How can I challenge my child to use the knowledge he is gaining using this resource to explain, defend or support an idea or position?
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

Things to keep in mind when looking for resources...

  • Look at the votes
  • Is it a video, activity or game?
  • What competency does it belong to?
  • Play the game yourself! See what it’s about.
  • Science Games
  • Animal Games for Kids
 NBC Learn
Google Earth for desktop
Google Earth (must download)

5:55 pm - Workshop Survey, please go to

6:00 pm - Closing and goodbye


Presentation - Academic Online Resources