Academic

This page is designed to provide  counselors with academic resources.  Below each resource you will find an abbreviation indicating the grade level the resource applies.  ES for Elementary School, MS for Middle School, and HS for High School.  If there are resources that you have found to be helpful this page is continually building and your suggestions would be appreciated.

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Discovery Education provides engaging digital resources to schools and homes with the goal of making educators more effective, increasing student achievement, and connecting classrooms and families to a world of learning.  This site contains lesson plans, a parent’s page, and contests and grant information.

ES, MS, HS

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The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction  (OSPI) is the primary agency in charge of overseeing K-12 education in Washington State.   This site provides information for parents, educators and students on topics such as state testing and college planning as well as state laws and graduation requirements.

ES, MS, HS

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The New York Times has an education blog called The Learning Network that contains information for teachers and students.  Within the site are lesson plans, activity sheets, quizzes, a word of the day and articles geared towards students.

  MS, HS

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PBS Kids  is a valuable resource for inspiring and nurturing curiosity and the love of learning in children.

ES

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Teachers of children from pre-K through 12th grade can use PBS Teachers for digital content and services that help bring classroom lessons to life.

ES, MS, HS

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Purplemath contains practical algebra lessons demonstrating useful techniques and pointing out common errors.

MS, HS

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The Scholastic website contains information, articles, and activities for children to access and learn from.  In addition, there is information for both teachers and parents to help children on their academic journey.

ES, MS, HS

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