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Level Up: This Week, free online enrichment programs for students and families
Oct. 4, 2021
Take advantage of upcoming Level Up enrichment opportunities. This free, virtual enrichment program helps parents and students take advantage of digital learning devices and stay connected to learning. Options for all grade levels, include phonic skills practice, virtual museum tours, and ACT and SAT preparation courses. Learn more about the virtual learning opportunities at www.pcsb.org/levelup
New Opportunities This Week:
Critical content for Quarter 1 of Biology – Biology Quarterly Climb- Part 1: This self-paced Nearpod session will guide students through a review and practice of critical content from Quarter 1 of Biology. Target Group: High School Biology and Pre-AP Biology students. Available Monday, Oct. 4-20, 2021. Click here for Biology and click here for Pre-AP Biology.
Critical Content for Quarter 1 Algebra 1 & Geometry – Algebra 1 & Geometry Quarterly Climb - Part 1: This session will guide students through an asynchronous review and practice of critical content from Quarter 1 of Algebra 1 & Geometry to prep them for Cycle 1 Assessments. Target Group: High School Algebra 1 and Geometry students. Ongoing until October 14, 2021. Nearpod links can be found at: Geometry link: Cycle 1 Extra Practice Review. Algebra 1 link: Cycle 1 Algebra 1 Extra Practice Review. If a student is having trouble joining the Nearpod reviews, they can go to join.nearpod.com and the code for Geometry is F8E7M and the code for Algebra 1 is UQ8ZB.
Parents' Night In: At home resources to support the learning of mathematics – Ready Classroom Mathematics is a robust mathematics program that will help your child become a strong, independent mathematical thinker. Parents will receive ideas and resources to use at home to support their child's learning of mathematics. In addition, parents will explore how Learning Games provide mathematics fluency and skills practice in a way that develops internal motivation while encouraging productive struggle. You also will be able to get answers to frequently asked questions. Target Group: Parents of students in grades K-5. 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. or 6:30 -7:30 p.m., Tuesday Oct. 12 or Thursday Oct. 14, 2021. Click here to join the session.
Online Civic Reasoning: Researching online responsibly – We ask students to conduct academic research online, but are we mindful of the pitfalls and common problems? This series of three self-paced Nearpod presentations will engage students with research-based lessons to evaluate online information that affects them, their communities, and the world. Students who complete all three presentations will earn a certificate. Target Group: 6-12 grades. Open now and closes October 31. Click here to join a session.