October 22nd, 2021

High School Resource: Getting the News

High School Resource Getting the News In this activity, students read newspapers and record, discuss, and present to the class the Top 10 newsmakers of the week. Related NY State Academic Standards: CDOS, CDOS.I.1, CDOS.I.1.1.B, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher […]

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October 15th, 2021

High School Resource: Area vs. Perimeter of a Triangle by Math Open Reference

High School Resource Area vs. Perimeter of a Triangle by Math Open Reference This interactive web-based resource shows the relationship between the perimeter and area of a triangle. It shows that a triangle with a constant perimeter does not have a constant area. The user is given a triangle with one changeable vertex and a […]

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October 1st, 2021

High School Resource: Classroom Idea: Quadratic Rocket Physics

High School Resource Classroom Idea: Quadratic Rocket Physics Physicists tell us that the altitude h in feet of a projectile t seconds after firing is h = -16t2 + vut + ho where vu is the upward component of its initial velocity in feet per second and h o is the altitude in feet from […]

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September 3rd, 2021

High School Resource: Ancient Creature of the Deep

High School Resource Ancient Creature of the Deep This activity will have students learn about fossils and the evolution that certain species have taken over thousands of years. The students will compare the coelacanth to an eel, and a shark. They will be able to see the similarities and differences in all three creatures’ anatomy. […]

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June 25th, 2021

High School Resource: Word Skills Board Game for ESL by Lanternfish

High School Resource Word Skills Board Game for ESL by Lanternfish Words Skills is a fun game that is easy to play and can be used to review word skills such as indicating the beginning sound of a word, the ending sound of a word, the middle sound of a word, rhymes, synonyms, and antonyms. […]

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June 18th, 2021

High School Resource: Partner Mile Run/Heart Rate Calculation from P.E. Central

High School Resource Partner Mile Run/Heart Rate Calculation from P.E. Central This lesson works on improving fitness, calculating target heart rates, and prepares students for the mile run physical fitness test. Related NY State Academic Standards: HPF.PE.C.1, PE.C.1.1, HPF.PE.C.1.1.A, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, […]

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June 11th, 2021

High School Resource: Discovering the Next Earth by History.com

High School Resource Discovering the Next Earth by History.com This video, from History.com’s archives, focuses on NASA’s Search for another planet that would is able to sustain life form. Related NY State Academic Standards: S.MS.LS.2.3, MST4, MST4.E.PS4, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, […]

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June 4th, 2021

High School Resource: A Memorial Day Tribute by History.com

High School Resource A Memorial Day Tribute by History.com This video, from History.com’s archives, is a tribute to soldiers who served our country. Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.7.8, SS.8.4, SS.8.4.c, 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 28th, 2021

High School Resource: Be Your Own Chief Editor by ECSDM

High School Resource Be Your Own Chief Editor by ECSDM The purpose of this lesson is to reinforce the importance of good grammar for students entering the 9th grade. Used early in the year, this lesson is designed to set writing standards that include the importance of proper editing. The lesson helps students differentiate between […]

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May 21st, 2021

High School Resource: Statistical Analysis to Rank Baseball Players by Teaching Channel

High School Resource Statistical Analysis to Rank Baseball Players by Teaching Channel The objective of the lesson in this video is for students to rank the greatest NY Yankee home run hitters using statistical analysis. Related NY State Academic Standards: S-ID.1, S-ID.2, and S-ID.3! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of […]

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