Education Links

Note Taking Systems

This is a quick run-down and explanation of the note taking systems the students in Academic Support classes will be learning to use.  This comes directly from California Polytechnic University's Academic Skills Center.

CNN Student News

CNN Student News has daily 10 minute news clips specifically catered to students.  All students in the Academic Support class watch the daily clips to keep abreast of current events both nationally and internationally.  Our class using these clips in our lessons on building strong note taking skills, listening skills, vocabulary skills, and test taking strategies.  They apply these lessons on Fridays when taking the weekly Student News quiz.  

Edmodo

All assignments for Academic Support classes will be done using Edmodo.  If you are interested in seeing how this works, please let me know!

Kahn Academy

Kahn Academy is an educational site designed to provide instructional lessons in numerous content areas.  Watch short video clips to learn concepts.

Weekly Weird News

The Internet Newspaper: The Huffington Post

History in the News

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