Do You Like the Do?
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Students explore different haircutting techniques and the tools used in haircutting. They practice cutting hair on a maniquin, give each other a trim to get rid of split ends and execute a specific cut as a culminating project.
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Who Are You Online?
Online, you can represent yourself in a completely different way than you do in real life, but there are benefits and risks to doing so. Expose your class to online personas by showing and discussing a slide show of online gamers and...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
What Do You See?
Encourage learners to develop greater self-awareness and an understanding of perception versus reality. Here you'll find a life skills lesson that includes worksheets, discussion, and brainstorming activities on the topic of how we see...
6th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
I.C.E. - Cite Sources Like a Pro
Here is a fantastic poster that you can easily and frequently reference in your class whenever you are asking your young writers to cite their sources. Using the acronym ICE, learners are reminded to introduce, cite, and explain their...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
You Can't Buy Love - But You May Need Toilet Paper
What will I be? What do I want to be? What will I have to do to achieve this goal? These are the essential questions that launches a research project that asks like-minded individuals to identify their goals, the costs of the practical...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Just What Kind of American Are You?
Your parents were both in different countries. You were born in the US. Documents and application forms ask you to identify your racial or ethnic classification. Which box do you check? Class members collect documents and application...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Do College Rankings Matter?
How do you know which college is for you? Upper graders consider multiple factors about the college application process, the college system, and how colleges are ranked. They read a New York Times article on the subject then compose blog...
10th - 12th English Language Arts
Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are
Can changing your postures significantly alter the evolution of your life? Give your learners a valuable tool to face their next stressful evaluative situation, whether it be the lunchroom table or an important job interview. Social...
21 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Making Do: Learning and Growing Through Adversity
What is it that makes people keep going when they face challenges in life? Ask your class to consider this question in relation to their own experiences and as they read material from The New York Times. Using personal experiences and...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Studying Documentaries Like a Writer - Looking For Persuasive Techniques
Revisit the documentaries viewed in the previous lesson in this series in order to take a look at the persuasive techniques employed by the documentary creators. Small groups watch the films a second time, taking notes on two provided...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Designed