A common goal of teachers is to develop lessons that students not only enjoy but remember in future years. A lesson that students remember throughout school, tell their family about, quote in a graduation speech, and impacts them beyond high school. These lessons begin as soon as students enter … [Read more...] about The Power of One: Teaching Social Justice in Upper Elementary School
I don’t know about you but I am nervous about heading back to school. All the uncertainly is nerve-wracking. Will I be teaching online? Will I be at home? Will I be in school? How can I keep a mask on all day and prevent getting sick? How can we socially distance … [Read more...] about How to make distance learning work?
“F. Scott Fitzgerald” once said, “The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function.” Still serves as the best definition to describe the word “debate” in intellectual terms. “Speech is power: … [Read more...] about What is a Q and A Debate in High School?
Current Event Assignment: This is a two-page current event assignment. Students have to report on the same topic from a left-leaning news source and a right-leaning news source.Gender Project (four days): It includes a toy Websearch, a toy show and tell project with a rubric, and a gender music … [Read more...] about Dollar Deals -All lessons $1!!!
What is Socrative program? Socrative is a determinative assessment tool that helps teachers and learners to evaluate understanding and progress in real-time in class through the use of games, queries, and reflection inquiries. How does it work? Socrative is accessed via website or app, … [Read more...] about Are you using Socrative? An engaging tool to quiz the student’s understanding.
Join middle and high school teachers and administrators from across the country and top scholars, policy experts, and thought leaders for our online, full scholarship Sphere Summit: Teaching Civic Culture Together, July 13–15. To preserve our liberal democracy, the Summit will explore what we as … [Read more...] about Sphere Summit: Teaching Civic Culture Together