Child Development, Christmas
Students study the history and cultural traditions associated with different holidays then "Publish" a resource of information that families/ caregivers could access for ideas on celebrating or establishing traditions for different holidays.
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Isolated Children and their Development
Students analyze a case study. In this child development lesson, students read case studies on children who are isolated and their development. Students break into groups, read the case study, and summarize their thoughts. Students then...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
A Lifetime of Responsibilities: Child Labor in Alabama
Imagine children working long hours in factories, coal mines, and in the fields. Class members examine a series of pictures and read about early attempts to regulate child labor and current child labor laws.
6th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
An Introduction to Robert Putnam's Bowling Alone
How important is connectedness in a community? Bowling Alone: The Collapse and Revival of American Community by Robert Putnam details the early 21st century theory of the decreased value of social capital. A short analysis video takes...
3 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
A New Way to Diagnose Autism
While primarily based on his research regarding autism in early childhood, award-winning researcher Ami Klin also offers great insight into how our brains develop from birth and discusses the necessity of social interaction early in...
20 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Changing Experience of Colonial Childhood
High schoolers research how childhood was depicted in art in the 17th through 19th centuries. In groups, they research pieces of art and write a paper explaining how the portrayal of students in art changed at the end of the 18th century.
9th - 12th Technology & Engineering
The Benefits of a Good Night's Sleep
It's well known that people should get eight hours of sleep each night, but exactly why is that? Follow along with this short video as it investigates the crucial role sleep plays not only in peoples' physical health, but their memory...
6 mins 7th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable