The Way to Work
Students make oral and/or written presentations describing results of interviews with professionals and their transit experiences traveling to the interviews.
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Reading Closely For Textual Details: "And, above all, we had to learn English."
Only a thorough understanding of history can save us from repeating it. Practice close reading skills with an eighth grade unit that focuses on 19th century America, including European immigration into Ellis Island and Frederick...
8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Research to Deepen Understanding: Research Framework (Grade 6)
The ability to research is a key skill that helps deepen understanding of information, find explanations to questions, evaluate sources, and make connections. Walk sixth graders through the research process involving identifying a topic...
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Bully Free Lesson Plans—Eighth Grade
Middle schoolers are likely very familiar with the concept of bullying and cliques. Discuss their experiences and brainstorm ways to handle peer conflict and feelings of exclusion with a poem that focuses on bullying, and a second lesson...
8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Programming! Learn the Basics of Coding, How to Pick a Language a Project, and More!
10 mins 9th - Higher Ed Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Studying for Exams: Crash Course Study Skills #7
The test is tomorrow, so you should stay up all night to study—right? Teach middle and high schoolers that cramming is not the answer with a short video on studying for exams. It covers ways to address possible constraints on studying,...
9 mins 7th - 12th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Creating a Payroll Spreadsheet
Automation—the easier way to determine net pay. Individuals create a spreadsheet that will calculate a person's net pay, including formulas to account for taxes. Pupils devise the calculations of gross pay based upon hourly pay, hours...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
The Power of Introverts
One-third to one-half of the population are introverts, yet they are increasingly subjected to a culture where being social and outgoing are prized. And as author Susan Cain argues in this video, "When it comes to creativity and...
19 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
How I Responded to Sexism in Gaming with Empathy
"Sometimes, when you've been immersed in an environment for long enough, it can be hard to differentiate between harmful behaviors and normal ones." There is an important message in this video that every young adults should take to...
7 mins 9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable