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Miscellaneous Curriculum Resources

 

Local Organizations

  • Chinese Historical Society of America. The Chinese Historical Society of America Museum is the oldest organization in the country dedicated to the interpretation, promotion, and preservation of the social, cultural and political history and contributions of the Chinese in America.

  • Kindergarten to College. A K2C college savings account is automatically opened for each SFUSD student entering kindergarten, or a participating program year. K2C is offering bank field trips for groups of up to 22 students, parents, and SFUSD classrooms at a local Citibank branch. On the field trip, students will receive a short financial lesson, tour the bank branch, and will have the opportunity to make a deposit to their K2C college savings account. 

  • Museum of the African Diaspora. The MoAD Education Department prepares Educator Resource Guides to accompany each of our Exhibitions. Our Resource Guides are interdisciplinary and written to align with California State Common Core Standards for grades 3 through 12. Each Resource Guide contains artist background information, lesson plans, and hands-on activities to help students gain a deeper understanding of the artworks featured in each exhibition.

  • San Francisco Giants - Oracle Park. Docents at Oracle Park offer tours for children that incorporate lessons on environmental sustainability, history, math, and geography during the park visit.

  • San Francisco Maritime National Park Association. The Association supports San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park and independently operates the World War II submarine museum and memorial USS Pampanito. Also offers fun day programs for children and youth focused on San Francisco history and maritime activities.

Websites

  • A to Z Teacher Stuff. Teacher-created site designed to help teachers find online resources more quickly and easily. Lesson plans, thematic units, teacher tips, discussion forums for teachers, downloadable teaching materials & eBooks, printable worksheets and blacklines, emergent reader books, themes, and more.

  • Audiojack. An Audiojack is an audio-based movie with no words, no music, and no video. Hundreds of sounds are layered together to create a story, much like a radio show. Listen, create, and take back your imagination.

  • BrainPOP. Online enrichment games featuring a variety of subjects.

  • Education.com. Thousands of teacher-crafted learning activities for Pre-K to 5th grade.

  • Education World. Tons of lesson plans, tools & templates, fun activities, and professional development resources.

  • EduRef.org. Resource guides and lesson plans for a variety of subjects.

  • HotChalk. 4,000 free lesson plans created by teachers and proven in the classroom.

  • Kid Activities. Blog with lots of fun arts & crafts and game ideas.

  • Making Learning Fun. Older website with resources for early childhood education (Pre-K to 1st grade).

  • National Summer Learning Association. Organizers of National Summer Learning Week. Website includes tons of information specifically for summer programs, including infographics, advocacy tool kits, tip sheets for parents, event planning guides, and more.

  • Pitara. Multi-cultural, multi-lingual and inclusive content for K-12.

  • Teacher Planet. Lesson plans, worksheets, printable certificates for kids, grant information, and more.

  • TeacherVision. Lesson plans, worksheets, classroom management and teaching strategies. Membership required.

  • The Virtual Vine. Bulletin board, door, and wall display arts & crafts ideas.


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