A Memory Strategy to Improve Self-control
Pupils explore how to monitor their own behavior. They read a book about self-control and respecting others. Students answer questions about the book. They list strategies to assist in behavior improvement.
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Music Evokes Memories and Emotions
Dim the lights, take a deep breath, and press play to explore the emotions and memories that music elicits. Class members begin using relaxation techniques designed to create a positive listening experience. As music plays, learners...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
It’s Greek to Me: Greek Mythology
It's no myth: this packet on Greek mythology is an excellent addition to your social studies curriculum. With writing activities, such as short answer responses and biopoems, and reading activities, which include creation stories and...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Memory: Crash Course Study Skills #3
It can be frustrating to forget information that you need later on, but the brain is only meant to take on so much data at a time. A video from a longer playlist about study skills discusses the details of memory, including the...
11 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Student Opinion: How Impulsive Are You?
Sure to spark lively discussion in any Language Arts classroom, this article from The York Times asks the question, 'How much self-control do you have?'. Pupils begin by reading a short passage about a study on delayed gratification and...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
The Philosophy of Stoicism
An insightful video traces the influence of Stoicism throughout history, from the philosophers of ancient Greece to the prison cell of Nelson Mandela, and how its four tenets guide everyday heroes and importance historical figures.
6 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Meaning of America: Self-Command
Even for one of the most accomplished men in American history, there was room for improvement. Challenge high schoolers to use Benjamin Franklin's Project for Moral Perfection to analyze text, make inferences, connect to historical...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed