• Resources for High Schoolers

    English Language Arts

    Teaching Tolerance

    Teaching Tolerance

    Teaching Tolerance provides free resources (K-12), materials to supplement the curriculum, to inform practices, and to create civil and inclusive school communities where children are respected, valued and welcome participants.

     

    Digital Public Library of America

    Digital Public Library

    The DPLA is a free, web-based library of primary resources specific to United States history. As of this review, DPLA boasts a staggering 33 million resources collected from a wide range of research institutions and museums.

    UNC Writing Center

    UNC Writing Center

    More than 5 million people a year access handouts from the UNC Writing Center. Get tips on pesky punctuation issues and other common writing challenges.

     PBS

    PBS Learning Media

    Resources for high school lesson plans, videos, games and activities aligned to state and national standards.

    readwritethink

    ReadWriteThink

    ReadWriteThink is an online resource that contains lessons, interactive activities, printables, and an app to help kids improve their reading and writing skills. Each heading contains hundreds of unit plans, lesson plans, and activities, each divided by subject, learning objective, and grade level.

     

     


    Resources for High Schoolers

    Math Resources

    Khan

    Khan Academy

    Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace.

     
     CODE

    CODE.org

    Introductory free computer science coding lessons. Create an account to save your progress and projects. Or just start coding - no account needed. All courses are available at no cost.

     

    Cool Math Games

    CoolMath

    Coolmath.com offers "math for ages 13-100" -- explanations that are easy to grasp on topics like algebra, pre- calculus and more. Cool Math has free online math lessons, math games and fun math activities.

     

    Mathigon

    Mathigon

    Mathigon is an online textbook for middle and high-school mathematics. The unique content format makes learning interactive and a virtual tutor offers personalized support.

    Completely free to use, for students and teachers.

    Math Planet

    Math Planet

    Math planet is an online resource where one can study math for free. They offer high school math courses in Pre-algebra, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Geometry, as well as practice tests for the SAT and ACT.

     

     


    Resources for High Schoolers

    Science Resources

     NSDL

    National Science Digital Library

    High quality online educational resources for teaching and learning, with current emphasis on the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.

    NOVA Labs

    NOVA Labs

    Free digital platform that engages teens in games and interactives that foster scientific exploration. Each Lab ifocuses on a different area of research with engaging videos that guide participants as they answer scientific questions or design solutions.

    BiteScis

    BiteScis

    BiteScis integrates current scientific research into NGSS-aligned lessons aimed at introductory high school level courses- biology, chemistry, and physics.

    exploratorium

    Exploratorium

    A public learning laboratory with hundreds of explore-for-yourself exhibits and a website with over 35,000 pages of content.

    NSF

    The National Science Foundation

    A diverse collection of lessons and web resources for classroom teachers, their students and students' families. Materials are arranged by subject area to help you quickly find resources in your interest area, and then use them to create lesson plans or at-home activities.

     

     


    Resources for High Schoolers

    Social Studies Resources

     iCivics

    iCivics

    Sixteen games cover core topics like citizenship, rights, the court system, governance, freedom of speech, and constitutional law. Each game provides a walk-through tutorial that's easy to understand but does require some reading.

     Smithsonian Learning Lab

    Smithsonian Learning Lab

    The Learning Lab is a free, interactive platform for discovering millions of authentic digital resources, creating content with online tools, and sharing in the Smithsonian's expansive community of knowledge and learning.

     

    Google Arts and Culture

    Google Arts & Culture

    500 museums and galleries around the world to bring anyone and everyone virtual tours and online exhibits of some of the most famous museums around the world.

     

    Google Lit Trips

    Google Lit Trips

    Google Lit Trips lets teachers and students use Google Earth to explore the real-world locations of more than 100 titles ranging from fiction to nonfiction and from kindergarten through college levels.

    America Panorama

    America Panorama

    Digital Atlas of America uses online GIS to explore and visualize data with maps. It combines cutting-edge research with innovative interactive mapping techniques, designed to appeal to anyone with an interest in American history or a love of maps.