Instructors Lesson Plan for Quit the Seasons
Students create quilts. They can create quilts for different seasons of the year. Students can choice what type of projects they want to work on. They are given the choice of taking classes that last 2 months or through the entire year.
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Religion in Culture & Politics: Women’s empowerment in Syria
What defines a woman as empowered, and how does this definition compare to the ideas and actions of a group of Muslim women in Syria? After watching a series of video clips from a documentary film about a school for girls in Damascus,...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Skill Thirty-Five: Evaluate Actions and Policies
Support your class in developing SMART goals, an important skill that they will surely carry with them throughout their lives, and that they will use to become successful in their endeavors. After reviewing how to create objectives that...
7th - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills
Lesson: Collect Oral Histories About the Genocide in Guatemala
Begin this powerful study on the Guatemalan genocide with a nine-minute video clip, which can be easily found online. The excerpt introduces the class to this tragedy through a personal account, which is what they will be collecting....
7th - Higher Ed English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
New Review Political Campaign Ads
During a political campaign, you can hardly turn around without encountering an endorsement or attack on a candidate. High schoolers examine the ways that negative advertisement, positive advertisements, and everything in between can...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Convert Units for Free - #1 Unit Conversion App
Quick, how many miles in a light-year? Or, how many light-years in a mile? Or, what is the current exchange rate between the US dollar and the Japanese yen? If you need to do a quick conversion between units, then this app maybe just the...
5th - Higher Ed Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable
Banking 3: Fractional Reserve Banking
With just 1000 pieces of fictional gold, Sal takes viewers through the process of fractional reserve banking. He explains how deposits made into a bank can be both assets and liabilities, and the role of having reserves. Additionally, he...
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed Math
The Wars That Inspired Game of Thrones
Discover how the power struggle between two noble families in the historical conflicts of the War of the Roses served as the basis for much of the drama in the hit series Game of Thrones. This animated video dissects shifts in the rule...
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Don't Misrepresent Africa
"We can sharpen our insights. It is not always war, insurrection, and disease." Leslie Dodson enlightens us to the impact that photographs have on our perception of a situation, and urges her audience to review our "ethics of seeing"...
11 mins 9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Behind the Great Firewall of China
Here’s a hugely important video that is difficult to understand and impossible to show in most classrooms. “China is complicated,” says Michael Anti, a Chinese blogger. Anti takes viewers behind the Chinese Internet firewall, to reveal...
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History