Highlights for High School

Highlights for High School

Author: Attiyya Mujahid

The objective of this learning packet is to explore MIT OpenCourse Ware initiative for Highlights for High School.

  • Overview
  • Benefits for Teachers
  • Benefits for Students

MIT is known worldwide for its contributions to science and technology and is now expanding it's course offering to high school students.  Through MIT's OpenCourse Ware publication, Highlights for High Schools provides free resources to improve science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) instruction for high school students. 

Highlights for High Schools  offers over 2,600 engaging video and audio clips, resources for AP courses in physics, biology and calculus, exciting lab demonstrations and much more. In addition, teachers looking for ways to enhance their curriculum will find numerous resources to supplement lessons and inspire students.

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Overview of Highlights for High School

The Highlights for High School website showcases MIT OpenCourseWare materials that can be a great asset to the high school teacher and student.

Benefits for High School Teachers

Teachers can use this site to help their students in the following ways:
• Understand concepts by watching video demonstrations.
• Study for AP exams.
• Sample the kind of work they'll be doing in college.

Benefits for High School Students

Highlights for High School, is a gateway for students to prepare for the college experience. Students can practice for AP exams, learn more about the skills and concepts taught in classes and get a glimpse of what it's like to take college-level courses.