Resources to empower
Independent learning, personal motivation, and leadership skills continue to develop in this grade band. Students are encouraged to think independently and express their opinions, maximize their potential and maintain positive relationships. Students in this grade band need to pass Algebra I or Integrated Math by the end of 9th grade. They also will have an increasing awareness and acceptance of differences in people.
The Countywide Vision is a community-based effort to create a county where residents and investors can prosper and achieve well-being. The Countywide Vision website includes the Countywide Vision statement, information on progress being made to achieve the Vision, and resources to help everyone participate in the Vision effort.
Learn about the skills and abilities employers are looking for in job candidates. Each video also includes examples of careers that require the skills or abilities discussed.
The Alliance for Education supports the alignment of partner work and resources across San Bernardino County by connecting business and community organizations to education. Alliance partners from business, labor, industry, community and faith-based organizations, education, and government work collaboratively to increase relevance in student learning. Our online platform, powered by SBConnect, offers businesses and schools the chance to make connections and bring concrete, real-world experience to the classroom. Professionals can share their knowledge and expertise with students across our region. Students can gain insight into career pathways and expand their awareness of high-demand jobs and growing industries throughout San Bernardino County.
At home Work-based Learning Career Exploration Activities designed to guide students in the exploration of a variety of careers. These are free, online, student-paced activities.
In many ways, education has evolved and given way to a more thoughtful approach to intentionally designed digital learning. This paradigm shift has reinforced the idea that technology can and should serve as the foundation for schools and districts to scale upon, as it provides equitable access to quality teaching and learning. But true equity is achieved when students can learn at their own pace and educators have the tools and instructional methods to support personalized learning. To achieve this, educators must have access to tools to provide a consistent, familiar “digital classroom” that is accessible whenever, wherever students are ready to learn.
Nearpod is a platform where slides can come to life! Teachers can upload slides or build right in Nearpod to create interactive lessons. Students can respond to different activities directly on their own devices. Nearpod activities can be used live (with a group/class) or individually (self-paced).
Adobe Express is a creation platform that is free for all teachers. Teachers and students can create and build within the Adobe Express platform.
The California State Seal of Biliteracy (SSB) Requirements Poster may be printed on large paper and hung in classrooms, guidance counselor offices, and other areas where students and parents may see it.
Recognitions provided to students on the Path to Biliteracy or Multiliteracy.
If you're looking for books for older kids and teenagers, take a look at these booklists for grades 4-12 organized by topic and representing a wide range of cultures and perspectives.
These booklists for children celebrate a wide range of cultures, languages, and experiences. They are perfect for read-alouds and bedtime stories, as well as for author studies! You can also get to know some of the featured authors in our Meet the Authors section.
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
A checklist to help students and their families set-up organized home space work areas.
iCivics works to ensure every student in America receives a quality and engaging civic education and graduates from high school well prepared and enthusiastic for citizenship. iCivics believe civics makes the perfect partner for English Language Arts lessons, and have standards-aligned resources to prove it! They've compiled activities, lesson plans, and games for developing students' non-fiction reading and writing skills.
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.
PBS SoCal | KCET and PBS have curated FREE, standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more just for California teachers like you.
Children interactively explore congress and civic engagement through historical primary sources and connect what they find with their daily lives.
Smithsonian National Museum of African American History & Culture
History Explorer is a full-featured search of all the educational resources from the National Museum of American History.
Geared for 6th through 8th grade classrooms, Case Maker features twenty pre-made civics challenges that teachers can share with their students, or customize and annotate specifically for your needs.
Resources, training, and support to assist caregivers, teachers, and students as they face new learning challenges.
Parent strategies for improving your child's reading & writing.
The Learning Network is a news site that offers a daily resource to process current events driven. Get your finger on the pulse of the world, this free resource can be a reliable source of activities and ideas for current event discussions.
A Common Sense Selection: Interactive ebooks and web content make reading a social experience. Build collective reading experiences to make challenging texts more approachable and get kids excited about books.