Solving a Community Problem Through Education
Fourth graders examine and compare Indian and American culture in order to develop a better understanding of both.
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Exploring Community Responsibility: The Web of My Community
Encourage class members to get involved in their community with a lesson that highlights the benefits of helping others. Through grand conversation and a visual aid that sheds light on the interconnectedness within community service,...
K - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
You Can Be an Innovator ... Like Henry Ford
Why did Henry Ford want to invent a car for the masses? Why did Henry Ford locate his factory in Detroit? Why did Henry Ford encourage the idea of a 5-day work week? Young innovators find the answers to these and other question in a unit...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Taking Action! Educating as a Form of Service
Students read the story Happy Hearts in Manabí by Peace Corps Volunteer Kristen Mallory to consider how educating others can be a form of service. In this health education and service lesson, students read the book and then prioritize...
4th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Creating Community In the Classroom: Part 4 (Rewarding Improvement)
Attempt to progress toward positive classroom behaviors. Structure your class through a series of activities intended to help students acknowledge cooperative behavior and proper classroom interpersonal skills. They match ten adjectives...
K - 8th Social Studies & History
50th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education
Learners examine a poster of Brown v. Board of Education and discuss what the important details are. They read the story behind the poster and court case. They role play different sections of the case such as the court case or Linda...
4th - 6th English Language Arts
Maniac Magee: Life Without Problems
Young readers discuss how they would deal with problems faced by the main character in Maniac Magee. They write down their own problems and exchange them with others to analyze and provide possible solutions. They establish a "Dear Abby"...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts