Hostos School is honored to be associated in different ways with a variety of companies and organizations that provide useful and meaningful resources for education. These include:
A suite of free productivity tools for classroom collaboration, which include: Classroom, Gmail, Drive, Vault, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Sites and Hangouts.
A personalized learning resource for all ages. 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. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. Our math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps. We’ve also partnered with institutions like NASA, The Museum of Modern Art, The California Academy of Sciences, and MIT to offer specialized content.
Code.org® is a non-profit dedicated to expanding access to computer science, and increasing participation by women and underrepresented minorities. Our vision is that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science, just like biology, chemistry or algebra. Code.org organizes the annual Hour of Code campaign which has engaged 10% of all students in the world, and provides the leading curriculum for K-12 computer science in the largest school districts in the United States. Code.org is supported by generous donors including Microsoft, Facebook, the Infosys Foundation, Google, Omidyar Network, and many more.
10 minutes of uninterrupted, ad free news from around the world, geared towards middle and high school students and teachers.
Lucidchart is a web-based diagramming tool that allows users to collaborate in real time to create flowcharts, mind maps, mockups, Venn diagrams and more.
Lucidchart also includes collaboration features like multiple-user commenting and editing, real-time chat, and document sharing. You can find tutorials and support from Lucidchart’s Support Center.