Beginning Programming With Elementary-age Students
Pupils create a simple program that controls the movement of a robot. They write the program using line commands made of visual icons to make the robot move forward for ten seconds then backward for ten seconds.
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Respect: It Starts With You!
There are few things as frustrating to a teacher as a disrespectful student. Luckily this collection of activities, worksheets, and writing exercises is here to help eliminate this problem by teaching young leaners what respect really...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Social Skills Treatment Programme
Even though they may not be tested on standardized assessments, social skills are vital for students to develop during their years in school. Through a series of discussions, activities, and role-playing exercises, these lessons teach...
3rd - 12th Health CCSS: Adaptable
Now I Get It!—Improving Comprehension with Newspapers
Celebrated annually during the first full school week in March, Newspapers in Education Week recognizes the accomplishments of NIE programs across the country and around the world. This 2007 guide is packed with lessons, activities, a...
3rd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Elementary Keyboarding Activities
Listen to the sound of children's fingers flying across their keyboards as they perform these fun typing lessons. From creating alphabet books and multimedia presentations to researching presidents and writing class newsletters, numerous...
K - 6th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
Building a Skyscraper
Creating buildings that reach hundreds of feet into the sky is no easy task. The third instructional activity in this series begins with four activities that engage young architects in exploring the major challenges that are faced when...
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
What is Programming?
It's time to unleash your class's inner geek. This introductory video starts one on a path of learning to code. It is the first in a series of a number of videos that help you learn the fundamentals of coding. The series focuses on...
2 mins 5th - Higher Ed Technology & Engineering
EdTech Tuesdays: Student-Driven Apps & Social Media with Brad Wilson
You've heard of apps for students, but have you heard of an app made by students? Listen as 4th grade teacher and EdTech consultant Brad Wilson discusses a student-driven app of writing prompts called Things to Think About, as well as...
2 mins Pre-K - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Graphing with Google Docs & Forms
Get to know your class and teach about data analysis all with the help of Google Docs. Using student-generated questions, create a class survey using Google Forms. Reserve time in the computer lab for learners to complete the form and,...
K - 3rd Math CCSS: Adaptable