Is the Tassel Worth the Hassle?
Students 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.
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Participating in a Public Hearing on Cardinal City’s Skate Park Controversy: “Will it be a Radical Ride or a Bogus Bust?”
Class members stage a mock public hearing on the question of whether or not Cardinal City should build a skate park. This carefully crafted resource includes complete directions, role cards for council members, proponents, opponents, and...
10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Successful Person's Guide to Time Management
"If you don't know where you are going, you might end up someplace else." Yogi Berra's wise words can also be applied to time-management. In order to be successful at time-management you need to know where you are going, what you want to...
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills
America’s Indian Removal Policies: Tales and Trails of Betrayal
Examine the perspectives, cultural clashes, and historical implications of Indian removal policies in the United States during the 1930s. Your young historians will closely examine primary sources and engage in insightful discussions on...
8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Greatest Educational Change America Has Ever Seen
Young scholars connect the symbols from the design of the United States Mint Fifty State Quarters Program to our country's history in this five-lesson unit. The culture, unique heritage, and geography of the individual states are probed.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
The 2008 Financial Crisis
You may remember the 2008 financial crisis like it was yesterday, but the learners in your class were likely too young to understand what was going on at the time. Clarify a now-historic moment in United States economics with a Crash...
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Seven Famous African-American Masters of American Art
Learners examine seven different African-American artists. In groups, they use the internet to identify their contribution and techniques to the art world and examine the time period in which the artwork was produced. To end the...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Breaking News English: 2005 was a Second Longer Than Usual
In this English instructional activity, students read "2005 was a Second Longer Than Usual," and then respond to 1 essay, 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
5th - 10th Social Studies & History