How to Buy a Computer
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Students investigate the purchase of a specific computer hardware with specific components without going over a budget. The use of computer catalogues, tables, and spreadsheets support the search.
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Don’t Buy a Ford Ever Again, ca. 1960
Learning how to craft an argument requires viewing an opposing position that one might find odious. An informational text reading assignment prompts high schoolers to read a primary source poster about boycotting Ford automobiles, and to...
9th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Direct-to-consumer Genetic Testing
If you knew that you were likely to develop Alzheimer's disease in your future, how would it affect your life in the meantime? This and other similar thought-provoking questions are discussed in a lesson plan about the availability of...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
Money Matters: Why It Pays to Be Financially Responsible
What does it mean to be financially responsible? Pupils begin to develop the building blocks of strong financial decision making by reviewing how their past purchases are examples of cost comparing, cost-benefit analysis, and budgeting.
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
"Scottsboro Boys": A Trial Which Defined an Age
Here's a must-have resource. Whether your focus is racism, the Great Depression, the "Scottsboro Boys" trial, or part of a reading of To Kill A Mockingbird, the information contained in the seven-page packet will save hours of research...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
How State Budgets are Breaking US Schools
Bill Gates delves into the big money world of state budgets in the United States, emphasizing the need for greater scrutiny and developing a deeper understanding of the implications of worsening deficits. Gates incorporates a variety of...
12 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
How to Start a Movement
This is a quick and fantastic resource that conveys one simple message: have the courage to follow. Derek Silvers presents an event whereby a single, eccentric, dancing man was ultimately joined by a large crowd as a result of what...
6 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Want to Be Happier? Stay in the Moment
How often do the minds of those in your class wander? Matt Killingsworth unpacks his research and illustrates a connection between mind wandering and unhappiness, explaining the inherent value of staying in the moment. Begin a discussion...
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable