THE LINKS BELOW ARE AN ONGOING ATTEMPT TO CONNECT
THE POWER APAC COMMUNITY OF LEARNERS
TO WEB CONTENT THAT IS: CURRENT/HELPFUL/USEFUL/INTERESTING
FEEL FREE TO NOTIFY MR. GOLDEN OF NEW SITES OF INTEREST
OR IF ANY OF THESE LINKS NO LONGER WORK
RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS:
GREAT WEBSITES: a list of notable digital media of interest to APAC scholars.
JPS STUDENT EDUCATIONAL LINKS: the district page for student links.
MAGNOLIA: provides online resources for publicly funded K-12 schools, public libraries, community college libraries, and university libraries in Mississippi.
LEARNING EXPRESS LIBRARY: Create a user account to access a broad range of learning materials. From elementary-level subject areas to graduate exams, e-books, and foreign languages, Learning Express Library has a broad range of learning opportunities.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC KIDS: "We teach kids about the world and how it works, empowering them to succeed and to make it a better place."
WORLD BOOK KIDS: "World Book Kids is designed to encourage the young learner to be curious. The carefully curated content also supports STEM/STEAM instructional initiatives."
WORLD BOOK STUDENT: a more in-depth level of knowledge for our ambitious learners. "Fascinate student researchers with thousands of articles and multimedia aligned to curriculum."
RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS:
CIA WORLD FACTBOOK: "...a reference resource produced by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)... with information about countried of the world." --an ESSENTIAL social studies tool.
COMMONLIT: "...delivers high-quality, free instructional materials to support literacy development for students in grades 3-12." FREE and aligned to CCSS.
EDUTOPIA:"K-12 tips and strategies that work."
INSTITUTE OF EDUCATION SCIENCES: "the nation’s leading source for rigorous, independent education research, evaluation, and statistics."
JPS TEACHER RESOURCE CENTER: The TRC is a teacher’s best friend! Explore a world of useful material and equipment.
KATHY SCHROCK'S GUIDE TO EVERYTHING:"everything" about technology in teaching and learning.
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC EDUCATION: classroom lessons and resources from the longtime leader in science and education.
LINKS FOR ALL:
DIGITAL PUBLIC LIBRARY OF AMERICA: Recently updated, the DPLA is a hub "...for public domain and openly licensed content held by the United States' archives, libraries, museums, and other cultural heritage institutions." Resources include Primary source sets developed by educators for lessons in history, literature, and more.
READ-ALOUD REVIVAL PODCASTS: "... the place to get the inspiration and resources you need to read aloud to your kids. Get motivated and encouraged to build your family culture around books!"
REFDESK: "Reference, fact, news-free and family-friendly resources."
NEWSLEA: "Newsela is... leveled (digltal) content with integrated formative assessments and insights...in every subject."
STUDENT NEWS DAILY: "Current events articles for teachers and students."
REUTERS: "...the world’s largest international multimedia news provider reaching more than one billion people every day."
BILLBOARD: music news, charts, and reviews, Billboard has been writing about entertainment for over 100 years!
CONSUMER REPORTS: "a nonprofit organization providing unbiased product ratings and reviews."
EBONY: a monthly magazine "(that)... has striven always to address African-American issues, personalities, and interests in a positive and self-affirming manner."
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: "we believe in the power of science, exploration and storytelling to change the world."
NEWSWEEK: in-depth analysis, news and opinion about international issues, technology, business, culture and politics."
PC MAGAZINE: news, reviews, and "how-to"s from the world of PC computing.
POPULAR MECHANICS" "How the world works."
POPULAR SCIENCE: covering "...science, space and new technology."
SMITHSONIAN: online site for the Smithsonial Institution, "covering science, history, art, popular culture and innovation."
SPORTS ILLUSTRATED: sports news, scores and highlights.
U.S. NEWS AND WORLD REPORTS: web based since 2010, focusing on "...news, opinion, consumer advice, rankings, and analysis."
EVEN MORE LINKS:
OpenGLAM: a collection of photos and digital scans, open licensed and available for free use.
SNOPES: "The definitive Internet reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors
, and misinformation."