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Halloween | All About the HolidaysLesson Planet
1 min 2nd - 6th
New ReviewTrick or treat! Discover the history of Halloween with a brief, engaging video. Dating back to ancient Europe, viewers listen as a narrator details the holiday's origins and how current celebrations came to be. Themed word search and...
STEM Problem Solving ActivitiesLesson Planet
1st - 6th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewNeed 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)...
STEM Technical-Procedural Problem SolvingLesson Planet
2nd - 5th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewBe 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,...
STEM Narrative Curriculum Design ChallengesLesson Planet
K - 6th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewPicture 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...
Sending "Learning Styles" out of StyleLesson Planet
7 mins K - Higher Ed
New ReviewWhat the research says about learning styles may be different than you think. A quick video gives an overview of the research to show how teaching to a pupil's learning style isn't necessarily an effective strategy. Use the video as a...
Fired up about EnergyLesson Planet
7 mins K - Higher Ed
New ReviewPupils often inadvertently develop misconceptions due to assumptions made during instruction. A video presentation from the Good Thinking PD series describes how misconceptions about the transfer and conservation of energy occur. By...
Conceptual Change: How New Ideas Take RootLesson Planet
6 mins K - Higher Ed
New ReviewGet into their heads. Understanding how pupils think is an important consideration when developing lessons. A video presentation from the Good Thinking PD series explores how learners develop new concepts cognitively. It also provides...
Natural Selection: Common MisconceptionsLesson Planet
10 mins K - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewOvercoming pupil misconceptions is much harder than teaching a new topic. Anticipate misconceptions to avoid having to reteach and relearn by showing a lesson resource from the Good Thinking PD series that highlights common mistakes. A...
Ready, Set, Respect!Lesson Planet
K - 5th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewInstill the importance of respect in your classroom with a comprehensive unit that focuses on positive behavior in and outside of school. Three parts, each separated into four grade-specific lessons, cover bullying, bias, name-calling,...
No Bullying AllowedLesson Planet
K - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewThrough discussion, role play, read-alouds, writing, and more, scholars explore the concept of bullying and practice having courage while responsibly reporting unfriendly behavior. Friendship and respect are practiced and encouraged. ...
National Fire Prevention Week | All About the HolidaysLesson Planet
1 min K - 4th
New ReviewOnly you—and your students—can prevent fires! Show a short and informative video about National Fire Prevention Week in October to remind learners about proper fire usage, safety precautions, and family escape plans.
Indigenous Peoples' Day | All About the HolidaysLesson Planet
2 mins K - 5th
New ReviewIndigenous people around the world have close ties to their land, their ancestors, and their traditions. Celebrate the native inhabitants of our nations in August (and/or October) by learning more about the holiday and its origin.
Vocabulary Instructional Routine: SynonymsLesson Planet
2nd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewYoung scholars work with word cards to define and identify synonyms, antonyms, and homophones. Participants listen to instruction, read word cards, discuss their new-found knowledge, and put it into action by creating sentences and...
Peter Pan: Teacher Resource GuideLesson Planet
2nd CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewSixteen lessons make up a unit all about the book, Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie. Using plot points and details from the story, scholars examine real versus fantasy, complete character webs, draw settings, compose friendly letters, and...
Commutative Property of AdditionLesson Planet
2 mins 1st - 7th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewFor a change, order does not matter. A short video provides a definition of the commutative property of addition. Pupils develop an understanding that—unlike some operations—order does not matter for addition problems.
Hispanic Heritage Month | All About the HolidaysLesson Planet
2 mins K - 4th
New ReviewSeptember 15th begins Hispanic Heritage Month—and presents a great opportunity to learn more about influential members of the Hispanic community! Use a short video to introduce the celebratory month to your class members.
International Youth Day | All About the HolidaysLesson Planet
1 min K - 4th
They may be small, but they are mighty—celebrate today's youth on International Youth Day! Learn all about the special holiday with a brief, informative video that details the origin of the holiday and how it is celebrated around the...
Back to School | All About the HolidaysLesson Planet
1 min K - 4th
Transitioning between the end of summer vacation and the beginning of the school year doesn't have to be a drag! A helpful video provides tips about starting the best school year ever, including going to sleep earlier, packing a lunch...