## One Size Does Not Fit All

Instructional Strategies Used to Implement Differentiated Instruction One size does not fit all when it comes to educating our children.  Fair does not mean equal in the classroom. For years, teachers planned the lesson and delivered it to all the students.  After extensive studies about multiple intelligences and learning styles, brain based research (and some [...]

## Free eBook of the Month: Fractured Fairy Tales Fractions and Decimals

It is hard to believe that August is here and teachers all over the country will be headed  back to the classroom in just a few weeks (or days in some cases). We want to help teachers everywhere to get the school year off on the right foot.  To achieve our mission to become a [...]

## Free Lesson Plan Teenage Consumer

Students will participate in a group brainstorming and discussion session about teenage consumers and their spending habits. They will then collect data about their own spending habits for comparison purposes. Oral Language, Mathematics, Data Analysis and Probability Grade 5- 8 DOWNLOAD FREE WORKSHEET Objective Students will participate in a group brainstorming and discussion session about [...]

## Free Lesson Plan Calculating Discounts and Sales

Students learn about decimal arithmetic and multiplication. Measurement (includes Time), Operations (+, -, x, /, etc.), Problem Solving Grade 4- 6 DOWNLOAD FREE WORKSHEET Objective Students learn about decimal arithmetic and multiplication. Directions Facts to Know You often hear commercials about savings at stores. Sometimes, the announcer will say in the same breath, “We’re having [...]

## Free Lesson Plan Word Problems: Geometry

Students will learn how to use basic geometry to solve word problems Mathematics, Geometry, Problem Solving Grade 5- 8 DOWNLOAD FREE WORKSHEET Objective Students will learn how to use basic geometry to solve word problems Directions Perimeter Perimeter is the length around a closed shape. It is computed by adding the length of all the [...]

## Free Lesson Plan Algebra Word Problems

Students will learn about solving word problems using simple algebra functions. Algebra and Function, Problem Solving Grade 5- 8 DOWNLOAD WORKSHEET Objective Students will learn about solving word problems using simple algebra functions. Directions Many basic word problems can be expressed in an equation format, which makes it easy to understand and solve. Using Algebraic [...]

## Free Father’s Day Lesson Plan

Read this post and send feedback via Twitter or on our BLOG. The Story of Last NamesSocial Studies and Ancient HistoryGrade 3- 5 DOWNLOAD FREE ACTIVITY SHEETObjectiveStudents learn about the origins of last names in Medieval times. DirectionsIntroduce to students “The Story of Last Names.” A long time ago, four men named Thomas lived in [...]

## Free Lesson Plan Calendar Computation

Read this post and send feedback via Twitter or on our BLOG. Measurement and Problem SolvingGrade 5- 8 DOWNLOAD FREE ACTIVITY SHEET ObjectiveStudents use a calendar to solve math problems. DirectionsShow students a calendar in the classroom or the calendar shown below. Tell them that this is a typical calendar for one month: Sun. Mon. [...]