"I wanted you to know that the teachers really appreciated the fact that you took the time to make sure that the presentation also included Common Core. You do such a good job and are really appreciated for what you do for the children."
-- Donna T, Lone Tree Elementary
A Gift From the People to the People
PORTS is a free distance learning program that uses the power of interactive videoconferencing to help K-12 schools teach common core state standards in the context of California State Parks.
PORTS Programs include:
Fully developed units of study to prepare and assess learning.
Live, interactive videoconference presentations on science, history, language arts and other academic topics.
PORTS bridges the socio-economic gap in California's educational system by providing meaningful interactions - regardless of race, economic status or location.
FEATURED PORTS PROGRAM: North Coast Redwoods Salmon Lifecycle and Redwood Ecology
Check out this video for more information:
California State Parks
Interpretation and Education Division
2014 PORTS Handout
Statewide Technology Support