With the adoption of the Common Core State Standards in 2010 for English Language Arts and Mathematics, New Jersey as well as 45 other states and the District of Columbia have embarked on more rigorous standards so that students graduate high school ready for college and career. New Jersey also has standards in place for Health & Physical Education, Science, Social Studies, Visual & Performing Arts, and World Languages (NJ Core Curriculum Content Standards, 2009). All resources on this site are aligned to New Jersey's state-adopted standards and are intended to support educators implementing these standards in their classrooms.
Salut! Hi everyone! If you teach French, you know how tough it can be to find resources for your classroom. Of course, I'm talking about QUALITY resources. That's why a group of great teacher-authors has decided to put together a FREE French eBook of tips and links to freebies for the back-to-school season or should I say "pour la rentrée"? Laudalina from Profs et Soeurs is the mastermind of this amazing initiative and Ms. Joanne has been so generous to host the eBook
Much has been said and written about the need to teach children to code, but it’s time to start doing something about it. The ICT curriculum will soon receive a major overhaul, with computer programming featuring very strongly as a core skill. Children aged between seven and eleven will need to design, write and debug programs that accomplish specific goals. These will use selectionLearn more »
ne of the most common questions math teachers hear from their students is, “why does this matter?” They are constantly trying to convince students that math is useful and could help them in their everyday lives. But it can be a tough sell. Word problems alone often feel contrived and students see right through them.
Thomas Petra has taught math at every level for more than 20 years and encountered dubious students at every grade level. That’s why he developed Real World Math, a free website with lessons based on Google Earth aimed at grades 5 – 10. “I was trying to show them actual applications of the math ideas that they see in the textbook,” Petra said.
When you look at the US compared with the rest of the world, our history looks pretty darned short. We have the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and a handful of other significant events marking our relatively brief 238 year old history.
This is an expanded presentation of a power point I found on this site. It defines dystopia, introduces The Handmaid's Tale and other dystopian fiction, and leads to a discussion of parallels between Atwood's world and our own.
Australian Curriculum resources that can be used from the classroom with our Virtual Museum. The resources include an overview for teachers, worksheets, activities, extension ideas and their connections to the curriculum.