By Janet Pinto, Chief Academic Officer & Chief Marketing Officer, Curriki
Curriki’s website is packed full of curricula from teachers all over the world, and we always welcome more. But did you know Curriki staff also take a lot of time, working with a number of curriculum partners, to put together the highest quality resources in areas where you need them most?
So as a new school year approaches, there’s no need to reinvent the wheel. Use Curriki’s curated resources to complement and enhance your lesson plans and make every class interesting and informative!
AP Computer Science Principles Course by Oracle
Curriki’s AP Computer Science Principles Course, sponsored by Oracle, offers an introduction to computer science and the art of programming for students in high school. This course adheres to the College Board’s new AP CS Principles curriculum framework.
Oracle Academy Workshops by Oracle Academy
Oracle Academy Workshops are designed to make first experiences with computing fun and engaging, while leveraging best academic curriculum practices like project-based learning and assessment tools.
Computational Thinking Resource Collection by AT&T
Students need methods for problem solving that can be applied to their future STEM careers or prepare them for college study. The Computational Thinking Collection teaches students how to solve big problems, deal with big data sets and create solutions.
Karl Fisch Algebra Video Collection by Karl Fisch
This outstanding series by Karl Fisch, a veteran middle school and high school math teacher, uses video to demonstrate algebra principles, from graphing inequalities, to probability and statistics.
EconEdLink Lesson Plans
These lesson plans from EconEdLink, which provides economic and personal finance lesson materials for K-12 teachers and their students, teach economics at all levels. There’s something for everyone, from Rumble, Grumble, Gurgle, Roar, which allows the youngest students to define economic wants (if you’re a penguin!) to Do You Have a Yen to Go to College?, which gives high schoolers tools to calculate college costs.
Financial Literacy Resources
This collection of Financial Literacy Resources, curated by Curriki, includes Finance and Budgeting for elementary and middle school students, as well as two levels of finance for high school students.
Curriki Curated Mathematics Collections
Curriki has also created a curated, Standards-aligned mathematics collection featuring:
- Curriki Pre-algebra Collection, Sponsored by AT&T
- Curriki Geometry Collection, Sponsored by AT&T
- Curriki Algebra 1 Collection Sponsored by AT&T
- Curriki Calculus Collection, Sponsored by Huawei
WISC Computer Programming Activities
This collection of learning activities on computer programming from Wisc-Online include algorithms, debugging, C++ and more. Wisc-Online is a collaborative effort of the 16 colleges in the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS), designed to use a digital library to improve learning for students.
AP Environmental Science Video Collection by Bozeman Science
Paul Andersen, an educational consultant living in Bozeman, MT, has created hundreds of science videos for learners worldwide. His AP Environmental Science videos cover geology, environmental systems, water resources, the atmosphere and much more.
Physical Sciences Collection, sponsored by Oracle Foundation
Curriki’s Physical Sciences Collection, sponsored by Oracle Foundation, is aligned to Next Generation Science Standards and covers matter, motion, energy and waves.
Crash Course Chemistry
In Crash Course Chemistry, an amusing, folksy narrator named Hank does his best to convince us that chemistry is not torture, but is instead the amazing and beautiful science of stuff.
Curriki’s curated American History Collection includes resources that span the scope and sequence of an American History course at the high school level, including primary source documents, digital history files, GIS resources, audio and visual resources, and lesson plans.
The National Constitution Center
The National Constitution Center has made a wealth of resources available on Curriki. Curriki offers a comprehensive library of materials that include everything from the Bill of Rights, the US Constitution, the Declaration of Independence, the Emancipation Proclamation, the presidency, the separation of powers, and so much more. Check back in September – the Constitution Center celebrates Constitution Day on Sept. 17.
911 Anniversary Collection
With the anniversary of the 911 terrorist attacks coming up next month, you’ll be wise to check out Curriki’s comprehensive interactive 911 Anniversary Collection. In addition to Award Winning Lesson Plans: Teaching 911, you’ll find resources for helping young children understand, and dozens of poignant stories divided into five topical sections: A Day for Reflection; Kids Make a Difference; A Nation Recovers; What’s Next for America?; and A Time for Tolerance. You’ll also be able to take your students on a virtual tour of the 911 Memorial Museum.
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Janet Pinto, Chief Academic Officer & Chief Marketing Officer, leads and manages all of Curriki’s content development, user experience and academic direction. Learn more at Curriki.org.