September 30th, 2022

High School Resource: Poe’s Vocabulary in “The Bells”

High School Resource Poe’s Vocabulary in “The Bells” For this activity, use a dictionary to look up the CAPITALIZED words and write a definition. The words are given in the poem’s format so students should try to understand the meaning of the word by applying it in context. Hear the SLEDGES with the bells In […]

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September 23rd, 2022

High School Resource: Weather Forecasting

High School Resource Weather Forecasting In this lesson, we will have an opportunity to view weather related videos, weather websites and map symbols, as well as have a chance to practice forecasting ourselves. Let’s see if we can predict the weather better than the pro’s! Meteorologists prepare weather maps with information and observations from various […]

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September 16th, 2022

High School Resource: Classroom Idea: Testing an Odometer

High School Resource Classroom Idea: Testing an Odometer In this activity: An odometer is a device that measures how far a bicycle (or a car) travels. Sometimes an odometer is not adjusted accurately and gives readings which are consistently too high or too low. Paul did an experiment to check his bicycle odometer. He cycled […]

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September 9th, 2022

High School Resource: The Big Picture

High School Resource The Big Picture In this activity, students will examine the important roles their career choices play in the world around them and develop criteria to assist in making positive career choices. Related NY State Academic Standards: CDOS.C.1.1.A, CDOS.C.1.1.B, CDOS.C.1.1.C and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of […]

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June 10th, 2022

High School Resource: International Business Travel

High School Resource International Business Travel Activity: This project requires students to assume the role of an employee of a business. This person has been assigned the task of researching a country where the company is hoping to expand. They find facts about this country and make travel plans for their business manager to attend […]

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June 3rd, 2022

High School Resource: History of Memorial Day by History.com

High School Resource History of Memorial Day by History.com This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on the history of Memorial Day. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.7.8, SS.7.8.d, SS.7.8.d.3, 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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May 27th, 2022

High School Resource: Write This Way to Canterbury

High School Resource Write This Way to Canterbury In this activity, students will: Use a traditional work of literature as the basis for workplace writing. Complete applications. Create a website. Related NY State Academic Standards: WST.9-10.6, WST.11-12.6, CDOS.C.2.1.A, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response […]

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May 20th, 2022

High School Resource: How Cells Divide

High School Resource How Cells Divide This website compares and contrasts the phases of mitosis and meiosis using an interactive simulation. Students can see the processes side by side so they have a visual comparison of the two processes. Students can also read about other ways that couples are having babies in today’s society. Related […]

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May 13th, 2022

High School Resource: Planning Purpose

High School Resource Planning Purpose In this activity, prepare a simple handout that lists a variety of different written forms (journal writing, informal letter, formal letter, letter to the editor, advertisement, petition, poem, short story, book review, book report, research paper, newspaper article, formal presentation, summary, letter of complaint, essay contest entry, and so forth). […]

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May 6th, 2022

High School Resource: 12 O’Quad High: Trigonometry in Flight by Teaching Channel

High School Resource 12 O’Quad High: Trigonometry in Flight by Teaching Channel This lesson idea video was designed to apply knowledge of trigonometric functions. Related NY State Academic Standards: F-TF.5, Math.MP.2.1, and Math.MP.3.1! 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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