Category Archives: Teachers

Free! Study Ladder

Access the same curriculum based activities that teachers use in the classroom

  • FUN Educational Resources
  • Join over 250,345 parents and homeschoolers who already use Studyladder at home with their children.
  • Covering more than 10 subjects (including Mathematics and English).
  • Auto-marked activities give your children instant feedback with hints and clues when needed.

https://www.studyladder.com/

Teach the World!

If you’ve ever said to yourself as you watch an online video lesson, “There has to be a better video on this!” now is your chance to make that happen.  The Khan Academy team is looking for teachers to share their lessons online through video.  Check out the video below and go for it!  It would be awesome to have Westside students, as well as students all over the world, learning from you!

Astronomy Day

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Astronomy Day is a free event for all ages sponsored by NASA Solar System Ambassadors, the Omaha Astronomical Society, UNO OSTEM and UNL Astronomy.  You’re sure to have a “Stellar” time participating in a variety of hands-on activities and celebrating Astronomy Day at the nighttime Star Party!

When: April 25, 2015

Where: Glacier Creek Preserve in Bennington, NE

Click here for a flier!

Sumdog Math Contest

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The free Sumdog math contest for Omaha schools starts this Friday, April 10!

Sumdog’s math questions are free to use, without any time limit. They include word problems, and cover a broad range of topics.

It will only take an hour or so to get a decent score, and as students play online, they can compete in school or at home.

In order to join in the fun, teachers can enter their class here:
http://www.sumdog.com/enter_contest


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