RESOURCES

STUDENTS NEVER USE  RESOURCES  THEY DO  NOT  KNOW  EXIST*

STUDENTS USE A SMALL % OF THE HELPFUL RESOURCES AVAILABLE!

Khan Academy

Online Learning Videos

MathTV & Symbolab

Instant Feedback on Practice

Bozeman Science

Video Tutorials

Open Educational Resources

Free Learning Opportunities

Mnemonic Strategies & Memorization Techniques

Learning to Memorize

Positive Peer Pressure and Intergroup Mentoring

Iron Sharpens Iron

Reward Systems

Performance & Skill-driven

Binaural Beats

Focused Audio Study

WHAT MAKES STUDYNOW DIFFERENT?

We use proven strategies to encourage student accountability to teachers, coaches, peers and most importantly -- themselves.

We utilize and teach students to use a range of open educational resources (OEMs) to help students accomplish their goals:

WHAT RESOURCES DOES STUDYNOW USE?

BLOG FROM EDWEEK ON OPEN EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

Co-written by Tom Vander Ark and Sarah Cargill

In 2012, the Secretary of Education Duncan said it was time to dump the heavy, expensive books students lug around in their backpacks. We agree, it’s time to shift to digital. High-quality open educational resources (OER) help make the case.

Science and Mathematics 

 

  • CK12.org is a pioneer in open resources providing secondary math and science Flexbooks including Flexmath content originally developed at Leadership Public Schools.

  • National Repository of Online Courses (NROC) provides an online library of OER high school and AP courses at HippoCampus.org. You’ll find solid courseware available in modules with voice over text. It is easy to create media playlists, find track high-trending learning materials, and share learning content with students.

  • Find their next gen content at NROCmath.org including a great Hewlett Foundation-funded open Algebra 1 course and a developmental math sequence.

  • Educurious is Gates-funded OER and project-based learning (PBL) curriculum designed to align with Common Core State Standards.

  • Khan Academy has a library of more than 3,000 math, science, history lesson delivered in easy-to-understand videos.

  • The Gateway to 21st Century Skills is one of the oldest repositories of education resources online, providing a variety of activities, lessons plans, projects, and assessments.

  • Curriki.org is a big library of shared courses and content.

  • OERcommons.org offers free-to-use teaching and learning content and a long list of content providers.


History 
 

  • Big History Project is a Gates-funded thematic interdisciplinary project.

  • Muzzylane transforms history into a game.
     

Grade-Level Collections 
 

  • Gooru curates the Web’s best resources, compiling them into collections and attaching quizzes.

  • Power My Learning provides math, Language Arts, science, social studies, art/music, computer programing, and more educational activities for parents and teachers.


Higher Education

  • Connexions provides a platform for learning modules and content creation that can be compiled into courses, books, reports, and more.

  • Open Courseware Consortium provides free and open college- and university-level educational materials online, anytime.

  • The Saylor Foundation provides free and open college-level courses to students without registrations or fees. Several districts are using Saylor.org courses in high school. Watch for more Common Core aligned resources.


Additional Open Educational Resources

  • Google in Education and Google Course Builder provide great professional development and learning resources for educators to create and collaborate in the classroom.

  • iTunesU has tons and YouTube EDU have more than 1,000 educational channels.

  • PBS LearningMedia provides tens of thousands of digital resources for educators and is especially valuable to the flipped classroom.

  • National Geographic has a longstanding reputation of supporting learning with valuable multimedia resources for any classroom.

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