Benjamin Franklin, Working for the Common Good
Young scholars examine Benjamin Franklin's community service in Philadelphia. In this American history famous heroes instructional activity, students make text-to-self-and-world connections between the Philadelphia community service...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History
What Makes a Good Citizen
Scholars answer the question, What makes a good citizen?, with the help of a variety of stories that highlight different forms of active citizenship. After multiple engaging read-alouds, individuals discuss character traits observed, and...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Chain Connection and Un-Connection Activity
Learners practice remaining on topic during a conversation using printouts of chains as visual models for their work. Chains are placed in sequence while students stay on a shared topic of conversation, and a broken chain is used as a...
K - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Best Me I Can Be!
Encourage individuals to be the best version of themselves they can be with a activity that examines character traits and personal growth. Starting with an assessment, learners identify their personal and work habits—both strengths and...
K - 5th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
Working with Words Teacher Directed Activity by Mark Cogan for Elem. Test Prep
Young scholars build word families. In this interactive language arts activity, students visit a website where they play a game creating word families. Young scholars may print out their work when finished.
Pre-K - 2nd English Language Arts
EdTech Tuesdays: Inkflow
Notebooks can be so much more than just a packet of paper when working with digital platforms. Jennifer and Rich introduce you to a customizable notebook app for your tablet. They show off some of the unique features of this particular...
8 mins Pre-K - Higher Ed 21st Century Skills