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Grades 9-12

It is important to keep consistency for your student during these challenging times. We recommend creating a daily routine for your student. The schedule can be flexible to meet the needs of your family. The resources below may be helpful to incorporate into a daily routine. We will continue to add resources, so please check back. If your student's teachers have provided resources, you will continue to have access to those as well.

 

Suggested Activities

 

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Resources

Abdo is an online digital library that is offering a free trial and is accessible via library.nsd.org.

Subject(s): Reading

Grade(s): Early Childhood, K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-10, 11-12

Use: District Owned (access via library.nsd.org) or they are offering a free trial, family has the option to subscribe

Students will be required to use their information from their AP courses to log into the site.  Resources and courses for students that are currently taking an Advanced Placement course. 

Subject(s): Social Studies, Math, Science, English, Computer Science, Psychology

Grade(s): 9-12

BrainPOP is an animated education site for kids covering a wide range of topics such as science, social studies, English, math, arts, music, health, and technology.

Subject(s): All

Grade(s): All

Use: District Owned.  Contact your teacher, who will set up a class that you can join.

Code.org is committed to providing students of all ages with the opportunity to learn about coding.

Subject(s): Coding

Grade(s): K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-10, 11-12

Located in San Francisco, California, the Exploratorium is a public learning laboratory exploring the world through science, art, and human perception. Our mission is to create inquiry-based experiences that transform learning worldwide. Our vision is a world where people think for themselves and can confidently ask questions, question answers, and understand the world around them. 

Subject(s): Science

Grade(s): K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-10, 11-12

Explore NASA include videos, projects, and activities for high schoolers to explore in a variety of topics.  Highly engaging and inquiry based which students may select based on interest.  

Subject: Science

Grade(s): 9-10

To provide additional support for families, we've created sample schedules you can use as a template to create your student's own daily routine.

Subject(s): All

Grade(s): 9-10, 11-12, Parent and Guardian

Various biology concepts shared through engaging video with narrative explanation.

Subject(s): Science

Grade(s): 9-10, 11-12

Use:  Free trial, family has the option to subscribe

Access thousands of short video tutorials on a variety of subjects from "making a spreadsheet" to "social emotional learning".  Log in with your student account information.

Subject(s): All

Grade(s): All

How to Learn Math is a free self-paced class for learners of all levels of mathematics. It combines important information on the brain with new evidence on the best ways to approach math effectively.

Subject(s): Math

Grade(s): K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-10, 11-12

The Junior Library Guild digital reading platform has eBooks for Elementary, Middle and High School students. They are offering a free trial and are also available via library.nsd.org.

Subject(s): Reading

Grade(s): K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-10, 11-12

Use: District Owned (access via library.nsd.org) or they are offering a free trial, family has the option to subscribe

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. Parents/Guardians can learn to use Khan Academy by following this link: https://bit.ly/2QaeHkRKhan Academy also provides translated content, please visit these websites for translation instructions: Changing the Language, Setting a New Default Language, and Enabling Subtitles.

Subject: Math, Social Studies, Science, SAT/ACT Prep, Coding, and Computer Science. 

Grade(s): K-12

Lit2Go is a collection of free stories and poems. It includes audio and print versions, as well as student activities.

Subject(s): Reading, Special Education

Grade(s): 6-8, 9-10, 11-12

Imagine Cup Junior provides students aged 13-18 the opportunity to learn about technology and how it can be used to positively change the world. This years ICJ will focus on Artificial Intelligence.

Subject(s): Technology

Grade(s): 7-8, 9-10, 11-12

All NSD students have access to login to Minecraft EDU, where they can join lessons on math, science, and other amazing topics.  Download the Minecraft app and login with your NSD apps.nsd.org credentials.  (Works on Mac, Windows)

Subject(s): Social Emotional

Grade(s): 3-6, 6-8, 9-10, 11-12

Access thousands of ebooks and audiobooks right from our own Libraries!  Find your school library and log in with your student id and password.  Then search for your next favorite thing to read!

Subject(s): All

Grade(s): All

OPEN (Online Physical Education Network) has a section dedicated to creating an active home. It includes activity logs and daily movement calendars in English and Spanish.

Subject(s): Movement

Grade(s): K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-10, 11-12

OSPI has started creating a list of free math resources students can access during school closures. As they plan to update frequently, please continue to check back.

Subject(s): Math

Grade(s): K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-10, 11-12

Interactive simulations for science and math covering a wide range of topics include earth science, chemistry, biology and more.

Subject(s): Science

Grade(s): 9-10, 11-12

We encourage students of all ages to create an activity log to track their daily activity. Students can choose an activity they find enjoyable (e.g. walk, jog, jumping-jacks etc.). Depending on age, students benefit from different amounts of activities, but at least 30 minutes a day is a good starting point. 

 

Subject(s): Movement

Grade(s): All

Pixilart is a social platform for all ages. Here you will find out why we say 'for all ages' and the measures we go to in order to make sure Pixilart is safe for everyone. Pixilart is place for art and learning.

Pixilart does not accept any type of nudity, self-harm, weapons, hate speech, racism, political agenda, or bullying. Contents deemed 'all-age appropriate' mean anyone of any age can view the content.

Subject(s): Art

Grade(s): 9-10, 11-12

Students have the unique gift of time right now to explore their own interests and engage in create problem solving. This brief guide helps explain what Project Focused learning could look like.

Subject(s): All

Grade(s): All

Project Gutenberg is a collection of free online eBooks of today's great literature. They also offer free online eBooks in a wide variety of languages.

Subject(s): Reading

Grade(s): 6-8, 9-10, 11-12