MSCS strives to help our students achieve their academic success. To do this, we have some resources that may help our students in achieving their academic goals.
Students at MSCS have access to Edmentum's Plato Courseware. Edmentum offers comprehensive online Courseware that is based on the development of real-world skills, with a keen focus on identifying students’ passions while also developing perseverance and grit. The Plato Courseware is rigorous, relevant, and aligned to state and national standards. Edmentum delivers engaging content that is designed to meet each student at his or her proficiency level through the use of media-rich and interactive active learning experiences.
Accessing the content requires a login for each student. Contact your personalized learning teacher for more information.
Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. Topics include math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. Their math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps.
For those wanting more support in learning that occurs at MSCS, visit their remote learning page for some very valuable tools to support students and families.
Scholastic - Learn at Home
Created due to the recent school closures, Scholastic has created the website Scholastic Learn at Home as a free resource that provides all students with 20 days worth of learning journeys that span the content areas so you can keep your children academicaly active. The site supports students with approximately three hours of learning opportunities per day, including projects, articles and stories, virtual field trips, reading and geography challenges, and more.
Curriculum Associates currently offers free printable at-home activity packs that are designed to provide students with valuable self-directed exercises and practice during extended absences from school. Each pack is designed to reinforce key concepts for a given grade in mathematics and reading.
Open Culture allows visitors access to download hundreds of free audio books, mostly classics, to your MP3 player or computer. Works of fiction, poetry, and non-fiction can be found by authors such as Twain, Tolstoy, Hemingway, Orwell, Vonnegut, Shakespeare, and others.
The PhET website provides interactive simulations for science and math. The simulations engage students through an intuitive, game-like environment where students learn through exploration and disovery. The simulations help students understand the relationship between variables and quantities for a given simulation.