Martin Luther King Jr Lesson Plans and Resources

“In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” – Martin Luther King,  Jr This month, we celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr (born January 15, 1929) by observing Martin Luther King, Jr Day on Monday, January 17.  In recent years, this day has […]

Four Classroom Game Kits is our Facebook Friday Prize…Black Friday Edition

Here is a Black Friday discount that is worth your time…..how about  Four Free Game Kits  for your classroom? To kick off the holiday season, we thought it would be fun to give away four game sets with classic games everyone loves like chess, checkers, and backgammon on Friday, November 26 (aka Black Friday)…..Games engage the […]

Thanksgiving Lesson Plans from Teachnology is our Featured Lesson Plan of the Week.

Thanksgiving is coming up- and your students will enjoy bringing this festive holiday into the classroom. Thanksgiving can be used to teach a range of subjects for students of all ages- Social Studies, Art, Language Arts- some lesson plans even support Math and Science curriculums! Our lesson plan idea this week comes to us again […]

Featured Lesson Plan of the Week: Comic Book Project (Grades 5- 8)

To kick off the new school year, each week we will publish a featured Lesson Plan.  Be sure to check back each week for our newest post! Comic Book Project Language Arts, Writing, Writing Process, Art, Mediums Grade 5- 8 Objective Students will write a fictional story creating a conflict and resolution, applying sequential writing, […]

Help Students Overcome Back to School Jitters with Fun Classroom IceBreakers

We all remember what it was like for us on that first day of school.  As we walked into our new classroom, we sized up our new (and sometimes familiar) classmates and surroundings- and met our new teachers. Savvy teachers know that back to school nerves can be soothed with an fun engaging activities designed […]

Ideas to Incorporate Saint Patrick’s Day Into Your Classroom

Bring On The Luck of the Irish! Decorating  the classroom is often one of the more enjoyable parts of being a teacher.  One of the keys to creating a classroom that is engaging and interactive for your students is to incorporate seasonal themes into your room.  The month of March brings us the arrival of […]

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.