Instructional Software Resources for Grades K-3
Students become familiar with teh selection, evaluation, and use of instructional software for 4-8 classroom. They download software demos from the web and discuss critiquing software. Students browse software evaluations on web sites.
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To Catch a Leprechaun
Young engineers put their design skills to the test in this fun St. Patrick's Day activity. After a shared reading of the children's book The Leprechaun Trap children work in small groups creating traps of their very own to enter in a...
1st - 4th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable
Energy at Play
Get the ball rolling and challenge your class to figure out how to make a ball move. The instruction segment is between two STEM activities devoted to doing just that. The first is simple and involves making a ball move from some force...
3rd - 6th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Designed
Give Binary a Try!
Students apply binary code in software applications for computer engineers. In this binary code lesson, students read about binary code and its applications to computer engineers. They download software and read an online binary clock....
3rd - 12th Technology & Engineering CCSS: Designed
Staying Safe Online
Discuss with your class online safety and show them how to choose sites that are appropriate. Youngsters then play an interactive game which helps them determine suitable websites. An excellent, lively instructional activity that teaches...
2nd - 3rd 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
How Can We Help Other Children With Literacy
Young scholars investigate literacy in other communities and how they can contribute to a smarter society. In this English language lesson, students discuss the difficulties for some countries to obtain reading and writing resources for...
K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
The Land Around Us - Lesson 3
While the content of this lesson plan is more specific to the first grade, the directions given to work on a PowerPoint are well written. These directions could be used by anyone, with any content. Younger learners may need help reading...
1st - 5th Technology & Engineering
Generating Ideas for Electricity Generation
Electricity is an integral part of our daily lives, but many energy sources are damaging the environment. Young engineers read about innovations in alternative energy sources, then work in groups to design and build a model of a system...
3rd - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable