Resources to empower
Education plays a significant role in our local communities as well as in society as a whole. Educated individuals typically have better job opportunities and are economically successful adults.
Unite for Literacy offers bilingual children’s e-books in Spanish and English. Navigating the site is simple. Use the tool bar at the top to check out the various book categories (nature, technology, health and others) or search for specific titles. It’s also the place to select the text language (either English or Spanish) and audio translation. Audio translation is available in over 30 languages!
History Guides accompany each curriculum module and are structured as follows: The Thought: An expression of an overarching idea, the thought challenges.
The Zinn Education Project promotes and supports the teaching of people’s history in middle and high school classrooms across the country. Based on the lens of history highlighted in Howard Zinn’s best-selling book A People’s History of the United States, the website offers free, downloadable lessons and articles organized by theme, time period, and reading level.
The Library of Congress offers classroom materials and professional development to help teachers effectively use primary sources from the Library's vast digital collections in their teaching.
1 2 3 4 5 Are you interested in learning about Native American histories? Are you someone with questions or information to share? Are you a teacher looking for curriculum ideas or other resources? Welcome! We believe that teaching Native American histories in a positive way requires both specific, local knowledge and a broad understanding of how colonization manifests across time and space in the Americas and around the world
Financial Literacy powerpoint for 9th-12th graders.
A checklist to help students and their families set-up organized home space work areas.
We are a non-profit organization publishing the world's most read history encyclopedia. Our mission is to engage people with cultural heritage and to improve history education worldwide.
In each hour-long episode of History Detectives Special Investigations, Kaiama, Tukufu and Wes ask probing questions behind a single iconic mystery from America's past.
PBS SoCal | KCET and PBS have curated FREE, standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more just for California teachers like you.
Young children can learn about literacy through everyday activities at home.
Resources, training, and support to assist caregivers, teachers, and students as they face new learning challenges.
Texts (and videos!) for ELA, Science, and Social Studies with scaffolds and higher-order questions.
The International Thespian Society’s Student Leadership Program is a pathway to leadership at whatever level you choose — troupe, chapter, or international. Participation will give you knowledge you’ll use the rest of your life, whatever career path you choose. Workshops are led by the International Thespian Officers (ITOs).
Inland Regional Center is dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with Developmental Disabilities.
High quality programs create early learning experiences, environments, and relationships that support children's growth and development.
Each month, they provide quality, support, development, and education to almost 50,000 children, families in our 22,500-square-mile service area. They remain a unique and distinctive leader in the child care industry. Their current programs include resource libraries, home visiting, workforce development, family engagement, financial care assistance, Head Start preschool, Early Head Start, Early Head Start – Childcare partnership, Motherhood and so much more.
On September 10, 2020, the State Board of Education (SBE) adopted criteria and guidance to award a State Seal of Civic Engagement (SSCE) to California students who demonstrate excellence in civics education and participation, and an understanding of the United States Constitution, the California Constitution, and the democratic system of government.
National History Day, is a year-long educational program for grades 4-12 that encourages students to explore local, state, national, and world history topics that relate to an annual theme.
National History Day®(NHD) is a non-profit education organization engages over half a million middle- and high-school students around the world annually in conducting original research on historical topics of interest.
The Dual Capacity-Building Framework for Family-School Partnerships is designed to support the development of family engagement strategies, policies, and programs for schools and districts.
Reading activities for the classroom & at home.
California's computer science professional development week (the week of June 13-17, 2022). There is something for all educational staff including: elementary and secondary educators, administrators, and counselors. This professional development is free.