Resource Roundup: 1st Edition
EdTech Contributions from Dubiski Career High School Staff
Khan Academy Now en Español!
The online-learning super site recently launched their Spanish site: es.khanacademy.org! "Now Khan Academy is available to 500 million Spanish speakers worldwide! This is invaluable for Spanish-speaking students who want to learn in Spanish and also for Spanish-speaking parents."
Spread the word to parents and students, so they can take advantage of all of KA's outstanding resources in Spanish! And . . . it's not just MATH! Check it out!
Career & Technical Education iPad Apps
There's a lot to be found inside this LiveBinder from Cindy Miller! Peruse at your leisure, and you'll surely find something for you and/or your classroom.
Check out Newsela! "Newsela is an innovative way for students to build reading comprehension with nonfiction that's always relevant: daily news. It's easy and amazing. Register now or learn more about the impact Newsela can have on your classroom." It's in beta, so test it out!
What a great way to interject current events into any classroom. And, it's an easy activity that differentiates instruction based on individual reading levels!
Reading and Expository Writing Resources
Don't miss these resources that support instruction in all classrooms. You'll find articles, editorial cartoons, photos, videos, and more!
- Article of the Week from high school English teacher, Kelly Gallagher and an adapted version from Vale Middle School.
- The Dallas Morning News Newspaper in Education (NIE) - great resource for all. You'll need to register for a free subscription. Afterwards, you and your students will have full access to daily online editions of the paper as well as special educational content, lessons, and resources for the classroom.
- The New York Times The Learning Network - another newspaper resource with outstanding articles, activities, and lesson plans for teaching and learning. FREE!