We have reviewed the websites listed below and recommend them, but they are not part of our site. The Baldwinsville Public Library is not liable for any issues you may encounter while navigating these websites. This list is not all inclusive. Any sites that require registration before a user can access materials, or which require an account with a proprietary vendor are not included in this list.
Citations Guide: A directory of resources to assist with formatting APA and MLA style citations.
Common Core Algebra: Explanatory language, interpretation of standards and web-based resources to help students prepare for the Common Core Algebra exams.
Common Core Algebra Volume II: Covers the Common Core Algebra standards that are typically addressed in the latter half fo the school year.
Common Core Geometry Volume I: Revised: Explanatory language, interpretation of standards and web-based resources to help students prepare for the Common Core Geometry exams. This handout has been revised and expanded to include the Right Triangle and Trigonometric Ratio standards.
Common Core Math 8: Explanatory language, interpretation of standards and web-based resources to help students prepare for the Common Core Math 8 exams.
Common Core Math 8 Volume II: Covers the math 8 standards that are typically addressed in the latter half of the school year.
Gale Onefile Databases: An article describing how to get started using the Gale Academic Onefile and Gale General Onefile databases.
Print Finding Aid: This handout provides a brief introduction to finding printed items in the library collection using the Baldwinsville Public Library catalog.
Regents Review: Algebra 2/Trigonometry: A variety of web-based resources to help prepare for the New York State Regents Algebra 2/Trigonometry exam.
Regents Review: Chemistry: A variety of web-based resources to help prepare for the New York State Regents Chemistry exam.
Regents Review: Comprehensive English: Resources to help prepare for the New York State English Regents exam.
Regents Review: Geometry: A variety of web-based resources to help prepare for the New York State Regents Geometry exam.
Regents Review: Living Environment: Materials to prepare for the Living Environment Regents exam.
Regents Review: Physics: Resources to help prepare for the New York State Regents Physics exam.
Regents Review: US History: Web-based resources to help prepare for the New York State Regents US History exam.
SAT/ACT Prep Handout: A list of resources to prepare for the SAT or ACT exam.
Choosing a Career and Preparing for College
College Navigator by the National Center for Education Statistics, provides students with information on which majors are offered by which colleges, along with advice on preparing for the college experience.
The Occupational Outlook Handbook prepared by the Bureau of Labor Statistics provides information on various professions, including projected job growth, median salaries and educational requirements.
Studentaid.ed.gov provides information on the process of applying for a student loan, including information on who qualifies for which types of student grants and loans, interest rate information and details on repayment plans.
Information For Parents
The Baldwinsville CSD Curriculum Page includes very specific information about what students in the Baldwinsville Central School District are expected to learn. This page is a valuable resource for parents who would like to know more about what material their children are learning in school.
A Parent’s Guide To Common Core Learning from the New York State Parent Teacher’s Association (NYSPTA). This brief guide describes the new standards, and how they will be implemented in New York State.
New York State P-12 Common Core Learning Standards, published by Engageny.org. The articles linked to on this page cover the same material as the parent’s guide listed above, but in much greater depth.
Corestandards.org is the national website for the Common Core Program. Information regarding the new Mathematics and English Language Arts (ELA) standards may be found in Mathematics Appendix A (PDF), and in English Language Arts (ELA) Appendices A, B and C (PDF Downloads).