|Teaching & Learning Links
Advanced Placement [AP]
courses provide BPS students with rigorous, college level
and the opportunity to gain college credits while still in high school.
Two AP English courses are currently offered in BPS. Learn More!
Common Core Standards define
the knowledge and skills students should have within their K-12
education careers so that they will graduate high school able to
succeed in entry-level, credit-bearing academic college courses and in
workforce training programs. Learn More!
|| New CCS
The new comprehensive assessment systems are being
built for the primary
purpose of measuring student progress against these new Common Core
||Buffalo Museum of Science
This is the companion site to one of the City of Buffalo's cultural treasures. The Buffalo Museum of Science is a non-profit educational institution
dedicated to the study and interpretation of the natural and physical
sciences. Its extensive collections of over 700,000 specimens and
artifacts represent all facets of the natural world with an emphasis on
Western New York as well as man-made objects spanning the globe.
Castle Learning Online supports classroom
content-related review assignments, practice sessions and benchmark
testing. Includes field-tested questions supported by
defined vocabulary, reference tables, hints and reasons for correct
answers in math, science, social studies, English and foreign
Covering all core curriculum
areas, including history, literature, science, social studies, and
more, this portal provides a premium selection of reference material
including thousands of full-text periodicals and newspapers, primary
sources, creative works, e-books, video and audio clips as well as
Magazine, for kids 10-15
This online magazine highlights exemplary student work from classrooms
around the globe.
Learn a lot about astronomy, paleontology, and the
definitions of other "ologies" on this site by taking
journeys through space and the Gobi Desert and more.
||National Geographic Kids
A Parent's Choice Recommended Winner in 2008, this online
magazine offers a wealth of information, articles, multimedia resources
and games for kids.
This is the companion website to the most-watched prime-time science series on American television. The site has thousands of resources
covering everything from string theory to the evolution of flight to
how the Pyramids were built.
||Links for Parents
This collection of websites
offers a variety of teaching and learning links as well as educational
games, parenting sites and links to important information and agencies
at both the state and national level.
Science Kids is the home of science & technology on the Internet for children around the world.
Learn more about the amazing world of
science by enjoying our fun science experiments, cool facts, online
games, free activities, ideas, lesson plans, photos, quizzes, videos
& science fair projects.
||Smithsonian Encyclopedia of Life
will be an online reference and database on all 1.9
million species currently known to science and will stay current by
capturing information on newly discovered and formally described
species. The Encyclopedia of Life will help all of us better understand
life on our planet.