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Garden Variety Geometry
A home improvement plan can help adult learners preparation for the GED exam. They review vocabulary, prepare diagrams, complete a worksheet, calculate perimeters and analyze how to approach a story problem. They identify many geometry concepts used in solving GED problems.
9th - Higher Ed Math 15 Views 23 Downloads
Using Online Chats to Network
Teaching adult learners is a bit different thean teaching children. Adult ed participants list three ways adult education practitioners use online chats to maintain a communication network. They access an online chat sesson and contribute to a live chat session.
Higher Ed 21st Century Skills 3 Views 2 Downloads
Talkcity Chat for Adult Education Practitioners
It's important for every computer user to get educated on netiquette and the finer points of chat participation. Adult learners practice using a browser to enter a chat room, postng questions and comments to a facilitator.
Higher Ed Technology & Engineering 3 Views 3 Downloads
Fractions, Decimals, and Percents Got You Down? "Tri" This!
Have your class design their own mathematical study aids. Learners collaborate in groups on the design of tri-fold presentation describing the relationships between mathematical computations. Then, they write a business letter to the State Department of Education to explain why their presentation should be used to distribute information on this topic.
6th - 7th Language Arts 8 Views 72 Downloads
Eastside Literacy Reading Lesson - Fact or Opinion
Analyze critical thinking skills that involve the ability to distinguish between fact and opinion through self-reflection. Higher education students will collect a newspaper article, advertisement, magazine article, tabloid article, editorial, and a letter to the editor for evaluation of fact or opinion.
Higher Ed Language Arts 4 Views 18 Downloads
Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages Got You Down? "Tri" This!
Students explore number sense by creating a math presentation in class. In this parts of a whole lesson plan, students define and discuss the relationship between fractions, decimals and percentages before completing a problem worksheet in class.
6th - 7th Math 15 Views 107 Downloads
Swearing Helps to Reduce Pain
Who would have thought? With its semi-taboo topic (swearing), your class is sure to stay engaged! A short reading details the fictitious study, and a set of comprehension questions follow. Not only is comprehension and main idea identification highlighted, but readers are encouraged to focus on a collection of challenging words like endure, refrained, and persists.
8th - 9th Language Arts 11 Views 44 Downloads
Parents demand more male childcare workers
In this reading learning exercise, learners read the article titled Parents demand more male childcare workers and complete language activities on it. Students complete fact and opinion activities, short answer activities, and editing activities.
4th - 6th Language Arts 14 Views 57 Downloads
Magic Pencil Story Starters
While mentioning adult learners in the description, this instructional activity could be used at any grade level. This activity gives a list of procedures and writing prompts to help unlock the writer in everyone. Learners of all ages could benefit from this type of experience.
2nd - Higher Ed Language Arts 7 Views 140 Downloads
Who is on that Bill? Alexander Hamilton and the Federalist Papers
Students, who are adult learners, participate in an Internet scavenger hunt in order to assimilate information about the biography of Alexander Hamilton and the Federalist Papers. They look at the Federalist and Anti-Federalist Papers before answering questions.
Higher Ed Social Studies & History 5 Views 5 Downloads
A Long Way from Chicago & A Year Down Yonder
Students, who are adult learners, read books by Richard Peck and complete a variety of activities aimed at increasing their reading comprehension. They participate in read aloud and student independent reading, complete KWL charts and other graphic organizers, and discuss the subject matter in different grouping combinations.
Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 19 Downloads
Hospitality and Tourism 3: Salads
After viewing a nutritious presentation on salads as any part of a meal, viewers participate in a paper-folding activity to prepare them to calculate ratios of salad dressing ingredients. As an assessment, they actually make a vinaigrette! This is a practical lesson for working with ratios that can be used in your math class, or a cooking elective.
6th - 12th Math 34 Views 32 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Finance: Depreciation (Double Declining)
Of particular interest to a group of business and finance pupils, this lesson explores depreciation of automobile values by comparing the double declining balance to the straight line method. Mostly this is done through a slide presentation and the working of sample problems together as a class.
6th - 12th Math 43 Views 43 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Information Technology: Photoshop Scale
Scaling is a practical skill as well as a topic to be addressed throughout the Common Core math standards. You are given three different presentations and a detailed teacher's guide to use while teaching proportion, as well as practice exercises for your learners, involving the resizing of photos and postcards.
6th - 12th Math 61 Views 70 Downloads CCSS: Designed
STEM: Lou-Vee Air Car
A comprehensive lesson on acceleration awaits your physicists and engineers! Two YouTube videos pique their interest, then sample F=ma problems are worked and graphed. The highlight of the lesson is the building of a Lou-Vee air car! Emerging engineers find its mass and compute its acceleration in order to figure out the force provided by the "engine.
6th - 12th Science 61 Views 64 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Hospitality and Tourism 1: Safety and Sanitation
Math and science come alive in this career-related instructional activity on sanitation. Along the way, learners explore bacterial growth rates using exponential notation and graphs. A link to a very brief, but vivid video shows just how quickly these critters multiply!
6th - 12th Math 30 Views 30 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Business Management and Administration: Compound Interest - A Millionaire's Best Friend
Many math concepts are covered through this resource: percentages, decimals, ratios, exponential functions, graphing, rounding, order of operations, estimation, and solving equations. Colorful worksheets and a link to a Google search for fractals images are included.
6th - 12th Math 73 Views 68 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Hospitality and Tourism 2: Costing
The lesson plan provides a richly detailed narrative and sample problems for teaching or reinforcing how to work with percentages. In particular, your audience will compute the costs per serving of food and simulate setting menu prices for the hospitality industry.
6th - 12th Math 41 Views 38 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Architecture and Construction: Stair Construction
Within the context of the construction industry, algebra pros begin to calculate slope from the sizes of stair steps. This is a terrific instructional activity, especially for aspiring engineers. Just be aware that it might be a stretch to meet all of the Common Core standards as stated; you might need to be creative by including additional values to calculate.
6th - 12th Math 40 Views 39 Downloads CCSS: Designed