The goal of education
Students discuss the purpose of education. Education should be focused on meaningful learning, and should have realistic expectations. History is an important part of education because it helps students explore human experience.
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President Obama's Address to Students Across America
Students write about goals, responsibility, and persistence, and listen to President Obama's speech. In this President Obama lesson students create concept webs, listen with a purpose, and list the challenges of our generation.
7th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Does my career fit me?
Students create a venn diagram about the job they currently have and if they think it is what they should be doing. In this job lesson plan, students list education and job duties in a venn diagram and analyze if it is the correct job...
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
History Retold: The People's Temple
Students study theatre used by a Reverend to articulate important social and historical issues. In this theatre study lesson, students read about the theatre group of the Berkeley Repertory and their theatrical production of a historical...
10th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
The Victor's Virtue: A Cultural History of Sport
Pupils explore the meaning of the ancient Greek word aretê and the place of virtue in historical athletic competition and modern sports. They begin by reading an informational text on the goal of sports in education, and then evaluate...
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Parents and Children Working Together for Tikkun Olam
Students explore the concept of Tikkun Olam as a way of improving their world. They listen to the story of Hayley Fields' goal to raise money for a new Torah and discuss what inspires them about her story. After discussion, they...
K - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Hank Williams: My Inspiration
Students research Hank Williams and explore his life and career. In this Hank Williams lesson, students complete Internet research, listen to example songs, and watch a movie all to analyze Hank Williams. The ultimate goal is to decide...
11th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
Women, Their Rights, and Nothing Less
Students explore the social role of women in the 19th and 20th centuries. In groups, they research women's rights movements and then describe methods and strategies used to achieve their goals. Students investigate why it took 80 years...
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History