Welcome Students 2015-2016

SUPPLIES LIST 2015
Mid and Upper Level Parent/Student Orientation Meeting
September 8th 7:00PM
Please make every effort to attend.
Here is the Presentation for the meeting.
birch orientation slides 15-16
Student-WorksheetFormCredits1

 

Possible Resources

Project Foundry
Inquire Curriculum
NEXT LESSON
MIT Open Courseware
Open Badges
FutureLearn free online courses
Free courses in many subjects HippoCampus
Coursera
SAS Curriculum
CK-12
High School Classes at edX

MATH
Aleks Math Program
Beast Academy
Key To Curriculum
Fractions, more about Decimals, Percent, Measurement, Geometry, Algebra,
My Math Tutor
Transition to Algebra
Hand On Equations Algebra
SumDog Math Skills and Review
Teaching Textbooks
Math Is Fun – interactive website
Annenberg – ALgebra Online Course
Geometry Course

ENGLISH & WRITING
Principles of Composition\nNews Writing
Read Write Think
Scholastic Art & Writing Contest
Six Trait Writing

Debate (English & Social Studies)
Time4Writing

JOURNALISM
Annenberg

SPELLING & VOCABULARY
AVKO Sequential Spelling
SS Brochure
Wordly Wise
Online Vocabulary Tool

HISTORY & GEOGRAPHY
Big History
Smithsonian History Explorer
World History: Patterns of Interaction
Crash Course History
US History
Mapping the World By Heart
Digital History
The Western Tradition Online Class –

Everyday Teen Leadership

CURRENT EVENTS/SOCIAL STUDIES
New York Times Learning Network
PBS News Hour
Smithsonian Education
KQED Do Now

SCIENCE & ENGINEERING
Science World Scholastic Magazine
Forensics – CSI Educator
Forensics Course
High School Biology – MIT Open Courseware
Biology Online
Citizen Science – SciStarter
Various Hands-on Labs and Lessons
Engineering Projects for Kids
Lego Mindstorms Projects

ANIMATION
Pixar in a Box

Full Length College Level Free Online Classes at Saylor
and EdX

ACT & SAT Preparation
PrepFactory

MUSIC THEORY

FIRST TECH CHALLENGE
FTC

ODYSSEY OF THE MIND
OM

CREATING CULTURES OF THINKING
Project Zero

PROJECTS AND IDEAS
DIY.ORG
Kollabara for Makers
Instructables

COMPUTER PROGRAMMING
Code.org
Tynker
MIT’s Scratch
Made with Code

LEGO MINDSTORMS

SPANISH
Indiana U (extra cost)
Foreign Language
HS AP CLASSES with Credit (additional cost)
Fuel Education
Shmoop
 
Indiana University
Apex

Birch Calendar 2015-16