April 4th, 2017

Middle School Resource: Battery-Resistor Circuit by PhET

Middle School Resource Battery-Resistor Circuit by PhET In this simulation, students will: -Look inside a resistor to see how it works. -Increase the battery voltage and more electrons flow though the resistor. -Increase the resistance to block the flow of electrons. -Watch the current and resistor temperature change. Related NY State Academic Standards: MST4.I.PS4.4, MST4.C.P.4.1 Be sure […]

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April 3rd, 2017

Elementary School Resource: Circuit Construction Kit (DC Only) by PhET

Elementary School Resource Circuit Construction Kit (DC Only) by PhET Students in the Physical Science and Physics class can use this simulation to: -Build a circuit with resistors, light bulbs, batteries, and switches -Take measurements with the realistic ammeter and voltmeter -View the circuit as a schematic diagram, or switch to a life-like view Related […]

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March 29th, 2017

High School Resource: Digital Camera Projects

High School Resource Digital Camera Projects Technology Professional Development for Teachers: 5 hour workshop. After learning about camera functions, seeing existing projects and reviewing the standards, teachers have one hour to design, shoot, produce and revise a project involving the use of a digital camera. Project must address at least one curricular standard and one […]

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March 28th, 2017

Middle School Resource: Andy Warhol/Digital Self-Portraits by NGA

Middle School Resource Andy Warhol/Digital Self-Portraits by NGA Students will be introduced to the life and art of Andy Warhol as a way of considering photography as a self-portrait medium. After viewing and discussing other artists’ photographic self-portraits, students will create their own digitally manipulated photographic self-portrait and then write a poem to describe the […]

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March 27th, 2017

Elementary School Resource: Digital Photography/ Kindergarten by St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES

Elementary School Resource Digital Photography/ Kindergarten by St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES Each Kindergarten student will take a picture of another Kindergarten student in their class during their end of the year “Show and Tell.” Related NY State Academic Standards: ARTS.VA.E.2.1.A, ARTS.VA.E.2.1.B Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response […]

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March 22nd, 2017

High School Resource: Differentiated Instruction Reading Strategy: Think-Tac-Toe

High School Resource Differentiated Instruction Reading Strategy: Think-Tac-Toe A Think-Tac-Toe is a form of assessment that can be used with all grades and all subjects. The idea is for students to choose three projects to do. The top row focuses on character, the middle row focuses on setting, and the bottom row focuses on theme, […]

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March 21st, 2017

Middle School Resource: Student Reading Self-Assessment

Middle School Resource Student Reading Self-Assessment This document is designed for students to complete to evaluate their own reading habits and skills. Students are asked to complete the evaluation and then set goals based on their responses. This form can be used for reflection and/or teacher conferences with students. Related NY State Academic Standards: RL.8.10, […]

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March 20th, 2017

Elementary School Resource: Reading Strategies by Discovery Education

Elementary School Resource Reading Strategies by Discovery Education Students will: -Learn that every story has a main idea and supporting details. -Find the main idea and several supporting details in a news story. Related NY State Academic Standards: RL.K.10, RI.K.10, RF.K.1, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, […]

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March 15th, 2017

High School Resource: Leprechauns by History.com

High School Resource Leprechauns by History.com This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on how leprechauns were depicted in different places in history. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.E.2, SS.E.2.3, SS.C.2.1A and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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March 14th, 2017

Middle School Resource: Holiday Foods: Corned Beef and Cabbage by History.com

Middle School Resource Holiday Foods: Corned Beef and Cabbage by History.com This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on corned beef and cabbage on St. Patrick’s Day. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.E.2, SS.E.2.2, SS.E.2.3 and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, […]

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