Students explore the emerging budget flight industry and the resulting increased competition among airlines. They compare a budget airline with a legacy carrier in terms of cost, corporate profile, flight statistics, amenities, and convenience.
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Tenth Grade Writing Prompt: The Movement to Abolish the “N” Word
After reading a series of comments on whether or not the use of "N" word should be abolished, individuals craft an article for their school newspaper presenting their position on whether or not the word is acceptable in today's society.
10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Use of John Johnson's Life Story in Conjunction With Other Black Entrepreneurs as Role Models for Potential Black Businessmen
Students read an autobiography of John Johnson and discuss how he rose from poverty to be a successful businessman. After reading excerpts of other autobiographies, they brainstorm a list of characteristics of those who were successful...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Why Do Airlines Sell Too Many Tickets?
Overbooking—what does it mean and why? View a video that explains the intentions of the term and why businesses use it. The speaker walks through the math associated with the strategies with overbooking, helping class members fully grasp...
5 mins 9th - 12th Math
Expressions of Anti-Racism through Painting: The Puerto Rican Community from West Side Story to Connecticut
Young scholars create a graffiti wall using their own name or personal symbol. They examine their own understanding of the film as a source of inspiration and listen to the music from the soundtrack as an effective motivation. They make...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Successful Deaf Leaders in Government
Students research branches and agencies of state government to further explain how legislation and initiatives impact Deaf community. They conduct email interviews with Deaf government leaders, and create electronic portfolios.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Breaking News: International Coalition Attacks Libya (March 20th, 2011)
Students explore current events by completing a list of worksheet activities. In this Libyan history lesson, students read a news article discussing the problems with Gaddafi in Libya and the effect it is having in the Middle East....
4th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts