Job-Related Skills, Tools, and Values
Students explore careers by interviewing their parents, playing games and identify jobs people do and the skills and tools they need to do their job.
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Becoming A Career Detective (Part 2)
Third graders review and expand their discussion of job training and education resources. They work in small groups to find information about the types of training people need to do specific jobs and use data from interviews carried out...
3rd 21st Century Skills
Adult Computer and Employment Skills
Whether you are an experienced computer user or a newcomer to technology, a packet full of computer vocabulary, tips, and guided practice is sure to enhance your technological knowledge. Learners can hone their word processing skills and...
2nd - 8th 21st Century Skills
Young scholars investigate new vocabulary words with a fun, collaborative activity. Given a deck of word cards, pairs of students flip over one at a time and independently look up the term in a dictionary. They then take turns rolling a...
1st - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
How Can We Help Other Children With Literacy
Students 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 their...
K - 3rd Visual & Performing Arts
Using Prior Knowledge
Sometimes it's hard to relate to a new text. Teach kids to use their prior knowledge when reading something new with a comprehension exercise. A short passage tells them how to think of their brains like filing systems, and provides five...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Inspiration®: Concept Map Creation
Creating a concept map not only helps learners organize their information, but it's fun, too! Although this resource is designed as a guide to use along with Inspiration® software, you may find the visuals useful on their own. Using the...
3rd - 12th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
Nutritional value unit integrated with Microsoft Works
Students generate a database of nutritional value information. In this Microsoft Works lesson, students construct a database comparing the nutritional value of foods. Students use Microsoft Works to create spreadsheets and analyze graphs.
4th - 5th 21st Century Skills
People and Whales: A History
Whales and people have had a long and sordid history. To understand the impact that biological populations have had on each other, learners conduct research on specific topics related to the whale industry. They use their findings to...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable