Use of EBooks in Classrooms Predicted to Increase in 2010

It is interesting to watch how educators are embracing new technology to enhance the classroom experience for their students. An article published this week in THE Journal: Technological Horizons  in Education caught my attention: 5 K-12 Technology Trends for 2010 by Bridget McCrea.  In this piece, she highlights 5 classroom technological advances  that will see […]

Free Black History Lesson Plan – Angelina and Sarah Grimke: Sisters of Social Reform

Angelina and Sarah Grimke: Sisters of Social Reform Reading Comprehension, Social Studies, United States History Grade 3- 5 DOWNLOAD FREE LESSON PLAN Objective Students learn about women in history who worked to abolish slavery. They learn about the importance of goals and ambitions. Directions This activity can be done as part of a Women’s History […]

Free Black History Lesson Plan: African Mask

African Mask Social Studies, Art, Mediums Grade 1- 3 DOWNLAOD FREE LESSON PLAN Objective Students create masks that represent African culture. Directions Introduce to students the following background information about African art and the use of masks: African art extends from ancient times to the present day. The oldest works of art are rock painting […]

Critical Thinking Exercise

Critical Thinking Question Steve, who was just learning to drive, went down a one-way street in the wrong direction, but wasn’t breaking the law. Why? Critical Thinking Answer He was walking.

Black History Lesson Plan: African American Concentration

African American Concentration Social Studies, United States History Grade 5- 8 DOWNLOAD FREE LESSON PLAN Objective Students increase their awareness of the important contributions made by individuals throughout history. Directions Discuss with students the origins of African American history month. In 1926, a scholar named Carter Woodson felt that African Americans did not know about […]

Time To Start Thinking About the Big Science Fair Project!

It is that time of year again for students and teachers to begin to organize their school Science Fairs!  Just the thought of a science fair project can make the hair on the back of your neck stand on end.  Have no fear. This guide is written in a student-friendly style. It will present you […]