Who is the Best Teacher?
Ninth graders complete math operations and conversions that are related to a specific health careers. They work in teams to divide the duties, perform the calculations, and teach the rest of the class how to perform the calculations.
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Facts vs. Opinions vs. Informed Opinions and their Role in Journalism
Do reporters write about what they see, or what they think? Examine the differences between investigative writing and opinion writing with a lesson from PBS. Learners look over different examples of each kind of reporting, and convince...
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
Solving Basic One-Variable Quadratic Equations
Help pupils to determine whether using square roots is the method of choice when solving quadratic equations by presenting a lesson that begins with a dropped object example and asks for a solution. This introduction to solving by square...
9th - 10th Math CCSS: Designed
Compound Interest – A Millionaire’s Best Friend
This is a career and technology lesson where a mathematical model for calculating the value of an investment earning compound interest is developed. Learners compare various investments with varying interest rates to see the effects of...
9th - 12th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
New Review A High-Interest Novel Helps Struggling Readers Confront Bullying in Schools
Paul Langan's novel The Bully is the core text in a six-session unit plan that engages high schoolers in an in-depth examination of bullying and its effects on bullies, victims, and bystanders. The richly textured and carefully...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed