Too often both students and teachers overlook the tools that technology offers to assist in the active reading process. Online tools that streamline the challenging steps in close/active reading give teachers the opportunity to engage as coaches, helping students to explore the layers of meaning in a text. For instance, try Explore!
Did you know Explore! Primary Sources has over 250 original text and audio resources? Presented in an online lesson format with historical context and comprehension questions, these primary sources encourage active reading and analysis. The collection, provided for free along with all of the resources from Curriculum Pathways, stretches across four centuries.
Hello 2018! We're off to a busy start -- working on exciting new features and tools, including the following updates: Data Analysis and Science Data Depot, our repository of clean, ready-to-use data sets, is a user favorite. Did you know that several datasets include lessons as well? Analyzing Commercial Fishing Catches takes
Ah, winter break! It's a time when many educators take a break from teaching. But for those that want to earn CEU documentation and learn how to integrate technology in your lesson plans, we’ve got you covered. Our newest free online PD course, Building Unit Plans with Curriculum Pathways, guides
Hey NCSS 2017 attendees! Don't let STEM classes have all the fun. It is time to add some sizzle to the challenging critical thinking task outlined in the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards. Explore: Primary Sources offers a collection of over 250 FREE text and audio resources
Are you ready to code in your ELA, math, science, and social studies classes? We now have lessons to support coding across the curriculum. Our new Show with Code series challenges students to demonstrate mastery of certain concepts through CodeSnaps coding activities. The initial lessons in the series include these titles and disciplines: Show with
Editor's Note: Susan Lyons teaches social studies at McKinley Middle School in Saint Albans, West Virginia. In this guest post, Susan describes how she uses Curriculum Pathways in her 1:1 iPad classroom. This is the third in a series of blog posts written by West Virginia educators sharing how they have integrated digital content in their
Editor's Note: Justin Allar teaches social studies at Clay-Battelle Middle/High School in Blackville, West Virginia. In this guest post, he describes how Curriculum Pathways resources meet the critical-thinking needs of his social studies students. This is the second in a series of blog posts written by West Virginia educators sharing how they have integrated digital content
Labor Day is somewhat of a lost holiday. We enjoy the long weekend, but its significance is a bit muddled. This is particularly true for students. Essentially, Labor Day is just a Monday off that helps to break up the start of the school year. Curriculum Pathways social studies resources
The popular flipped classroom approach features students watching a teacher’s video lecture at home and working on practice problems in class. We want to stretch that model by giving students online tools that streamline the challenging steps in the close reading process. Following the case study approach used in Curriculum