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Identifying Conflict Styles

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Are you a peace-keeper or a problem-solver? Explore conflict management styles through a lesson, fourth in a 15-part series, that combines individual assessment and collaborative work. Groups learn the basic tendencies of each style,...
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Capstone Performance Task

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
One skill is sure to make young entrepreneurs successful: maximizing profit. Assess learning of relationships between quantities and reasoning using equations. A businessman sells two sizes of boomerangs for different prices, and...
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$1 Math

For Teachers 2nd - 7th Standards
Captivate your class by having them find the value of their names, different zoo animals, musical instruments, etc.,with a mental math lesson. Using the coding formula listed, children learn to fluently estimate and calculate simple sums.
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Choose Your Best Way

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Classic graph theory problems of the traveling salesman and bridges of Konigsburg get the school treatment in this multi-age, multi-level activity. Learners distill a local map down to a few key locations, and then detail characteristics...
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Problem-Solving Strategies

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Read carefully, look for key words, eliminate, estimate, check your answers. Give your youngsters the strategies for approaching multiple-choice problem solving, focusing on multiplication and division of whole numbers, with this...
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How To Work Word Problems in Algebra

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Your algebra learners will pick up some solid algebra problem solving skills and a plan of approach for some typical types of word problems in this scripted learning exercise that shows how to set up and organize each type of problem,...
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Task: How Long Should Shoe Laces Really Be?

For Teachers 8th Standards
Your eighth grade learners are asked to analyze and graph linear data collected by fifth graders in order to prepare a report of recommendations on the length of shoe laces for shoe manufacturers. Given the bivariate data, learners...
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Forensics: Get a Clue

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Although the methods are all scientific, forensic science was started by police officers rather than scientists, who relied on observation and common sense. Young detectives use many tools to solve crimes around the school in a...
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Social & Emotional Learning in High School: Responsible Decision-Making

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The five social and emotional learning competencies target skills, behaviors, and attitudes that 21st-century learners need to face daily and future challenges. To develop competency in responsible decision making, high schoolers need to...
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CK-12 Middle School Math Concepts - Grade 6

For Students 6th Standards
New ReviewTwelve chapters cover a multitude of math concepts found in the Common Core standards for sixth grade. Each title provides a brief explanation of what you will find inside the chapter—concepts from which you can click on and learn more...
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Cookie Dough

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Raise the understanding of multiplication and division. The resource provides a set of assessments and activities to help with the understanding of multiplication and division around the topic of fund raising. There is an initial...
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By the Numbers: Mathematical Connections in Newspapers for Middle-Grade Students

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A cross-curricular resource teaches and reinforces mathematical concepts with several activities that use parts of a newspaper. Scholars use scavenger hunts to find the different ways math is used in the paper along with using data...
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STEM Design Challenges Based on Children's Literature

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Children's literature contains a treasure trove of engineering activities. A STEM curriculum resource highlights some possible lessons based on children's literature. It includes instructions on how to incorporate literacy for a set of...
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STEM Problem Solving Activities

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
Need engineering resources? Problem solved! A STEM curriculum resource provides instructors with problem-solving activities. The document has eight parts: (1) electricity, (2) energy, forces, and motion, (3) general problem solving, (4)...
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STEM Technical-Procedural Problem Solving

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Be sure to follow the directions carefully. A set of STEM activities for grades two through three and grades four through five assesses technical and procedural problem solving. The majority of the lessons focus on force and motion,...
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STEM Narrative Curriculum Design Challenges

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Picture books provide great learning opportunities for STEM. A curriculum resource document gives several lessons in each grade level for K-6. The activities have learners read a book before applying the engineering design process to...
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School Bus Routes

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Plan the way to school. Given a map of a school district, class members portray a transportation consultant hired to develop a bus transportation plan that will pick up the eligible riders and get them to school. The plan must contain...
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Functional Maths Questions

For Students 7th - 11th Standards
Dang, it's a word problem! Pupils address a variety of word problems that involve knowledge of proportions and geometric topics. The General Certificate of Secondary Education review problems require determining costs based on area...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 7th Grade Math – Target D

For Teachers 7th Standards
Put expressions, equations, and inequalities to work! Young scholars solve problems using various strategies. Meant as a snapshot of the Smarter Balanced Assessment, a set of seven questions includes topics from writing expressions to...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 7th Grade Math – Target B

For Teachers 7th Standards
Fraction and integer operations follow the same rules.  Assess the depth of understanding with operations with rational numbers using a presentation from the Grade 7 Claim 1 Slideshow series. A set of slides presents 12 question and...
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Smarter Balanced Sample Items: High School Math – Claim 2

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Problem solve across the content standards. The presentation slides provide 19 sample items from the Smarter Balanced high school assessment. Items illustrate Claim 2, problem solving, of the test and are drawn from all the high school...
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High School–Module 2: Circular Economy and Nature

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Everyone's heard the popular slogan reduce, reuse, recycle, but there may be a better way to talk about sustainability. Using the second lesson from the five-part WE Are Innovators—High School Modules series, learners explore issues...
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High School–Module 1: Sustainable Innovation

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What does it mean to have an innovative mindset? Pupils think outside the box with the first of five lessons from the WE Are Innovators—High School Modules set. Scholars read articles and watch videos about sustainable innovation, such...
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High School–Module 5: Transportation Solutions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Planes, trains, and automobiles ... the abundance of today's transportation options comes at a hefty price. Using the fifth and final lesson plan from the WE Are Innovators—High School Modules set, pupils explore how modern...