The North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics has added over 500 new learning resources to their resource series in the NCLOR. The topics included in this installment of resources are: Algebra, Calculus, Chemistry, History, Physics, Pre-Calculus, Trigonometry, and Statistics. The format of the new resources are videos, animations and documents. The resources included this addition are the very ones used in the NCSSM Online program.
This series is available to everyone in the NCLOR including guests.
The NCCCS courses that could be enhanced by using these resources are: CHM081, CHM082, CHM092, CHM131, MAT121, MAT122, MAT151, MAT162, MAT171, MAT172, MAT175, MAT271, HIS131, PHY080, PHY090, PHY101, and PHY102.
To access this series, you can do any of the following:
- Log into the NCLOR and click on “Browse by Resource Series” and then the NC School of Science and Mathematics series.
The Khan Academy is a not-for-profit organization with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education to anyone anywhere. This series includes over 1600 math, biology, chemistry, finance, physics, and history videos tutorials. Each video is a digestible chunk, approximately 10 minutes long, and especially purposed for viewing on the computer.
This material is directly suited for supplementing standard lesson activities and gives the student the opportunity to review complicated procedures many times.
Bill Gates calls the Khan Academy “the future of education”.
To access the Khan Academy resource series:
- log into the NCLOR < www.explorethelor.org > or through your institution’s learning management system
- navigate to the Browse by Resource Series area
- click on the Khan Academy series.