Is the Tassel Worth the Hassle?
Young scholars examine the short and long term benefits of educational choices. They investigate incentives that influence student's career choices and solve and economic mystery using a web tool.
8th - 10th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 1 Download
New Review How Would You Feel? The Bravery of Civil Disobedience
As part of their study of the US Civil Rights Movement and the Montgomery bus boycott, class members read Dr. Martin Luther King's "Integrated Bus Suggestions." They then craft a short story about the first week of Montgomery bus...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Art to Zoo: Life in the Promised Land: African-American Migrants in Northern Cities, 1916-1940
This is a fantastic resource designed for learners to envision what it was like for the three million African-Americans who migrated to urban industrial centers of the northern United States between 1910 and 1940. After reading a...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Education is the Meaning of Life
Students explore the teachings of Confucius. In this Korean culture instructional activity, students watch segments of the A and E video "Confucius: Words of Wisdom." Students read handouts regarding the Asian education system and...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Promoting Disability Awareness and Acceptance in Childhood
Create a safe and respectful school environment with the help of this special education teaching guide. Offering dozens of instructional ideas and activities for raising awareness and acceptance of children with disabilities, this is a...
K - 12th 21st Century Skills
Putting Images into Words
Engage your class in art analysis of Indian Look-Alike by Melanie Yazzie. Using this work of art as inspiration, writers compose a poem or short story. After a peer review session, the teacher conveys information about the work of art as...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
A Positive Spin
Study word choice and connotation in advertising. Readers examine campaign ads, both negative and positive, from the 2006 mid-term election before discussing an article and analyze a campaign of any candidate they choose. Finally, they...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable