Enhancement Training for Aplus Power Pack. Covers: Encyclopedia Britannica Cambridge University Press Learning Objects National Library of Virtual Manipulatives Graphing Calculator A+ University Access. Supplied by Greenbush VPL program. Encyclopedia Britannica
Aplus Power Pack
Cambridge University Press Learning Objects
National Library of Virtual Manipulatives
A+ University Access
Supplied by Greenbush VPL program
online School Edition
2,100 direct links from A+LS courseware lessons to Encyclopedia Britannica Online School Edition content workspaces that contain articles, learning materials, videos, and much more
Access for up to 900 students per site
Complete unlimited access to the Encyclopedia Britannica website via A+LS courseware lessons
Britannica content workspaces accessed from A+LS lesson links contain information that serves to enhance and grow student learning interest.
Research resource for both students and teachers
Elementary, middle, and high school content available
EB online access is embedded into individual lessons and can be located using the curriculum authoring manuals available here.
Curriculum Authoring Window
Click on the EB button along the top outlined here, make sure the have internet access.
Students can click on articles or other media from here or search using the Search Bar across the top.
12 science and two elective titles are enriched with a total of 638 learning objects.
Learning objects can be used for whole class or individual learning.
Learning objects are a self-contained visual application used to teach students a specific concept covered in the A+LS lessons.
Learning objects consist of animations and interactive activities that enhance the curriculum concepts presented within the A+LS lessons.
CUP activities are embedded into individual lessons and can be located using the curriculum authoring manuals available here.
14 math titles are enriched with 255 learning objects developed by the NLVM with the support of the National Science Foundation.
The learning objects are virtual manipulatives or concept tutorials for mathematics instruction that help students visualize relationships and applications.
The NLVM learning objects are a self-contained visual application used to teach students a specific concept covered in the A+LS lessons
NLVM activities are embedded into individual lessons and can be located using the curriculum authoring manuals available here.
will launch the activity. Once it begins make sure and click on the question mark instruction button which will tell how the manipulative works.
Many of the advanced math lessons include graphing calculator activities designed to expand the student’s understanding of functional relationships and data representation.
Enriched interactive features include animations, off-line investigations, drag and drop, layered sequence activities, and other processes that allow the student to respond to the material in a variety of ways.
Each time the calculator is available there is an instruction sheet with several pages of how to use the calculator.
Convenient – Receive training on demand, 24 hours a day, seven days a week
Accessible – Available at school, at home, or on the road
Fast – Self-paced activities meet the immediate need of the educator.
Easy to Use – Clearly defined lessons and an easy-to-use navigation system
Cost Effective – Save money by effectively utilizing training dollars to reinforce formal training or to quickly get new or transferred teachers familiar with the A+LS courseware.
The VPL code and the VPL password login can be given to you by either the VPL helpdesk or a VPL coordinator.
They will also give you the Function name and lesson number.
Enter your first name here.
Enter your last name here.
Enter your email address here.
Enter VPL code here.
Enter VPL password here.
Each lesson will walk you through the process in Aplus, if you have any questions please feel free to contact us.