Lesson Plan Round Up: Guide to St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated next week (March 17) but how much do we really know about the origins of St. Patty’s Day? Here are some quick facts about St. Patrick’s Day and Irish Americans from History.com: There are 36.9 million U.S. residents with Irish roots. This number is more than eight times the population […]

Science Fair Project Ideas with Living Creatures Projects from Insect Lore

Bring Science to Life with Ant Hill & Butterfly Pavilion Projects Science Fair Projects can be taken to a whole new level with products from our Living Creatures collection.   Projects such as an ant factory, butterfly pavilion, animal games and puzzle sets, lady bug land, inflatables or petri dishes can be effective teaching tools to […]

Featured Lesson Plan of the Week For Valentines Day!

We found this week’s Featured Lesson Plans on The Hot Chalk Valentines Day Lesson Plans Page! This valuable online resource features over 4,000 free lesson plans, free online teacher tools and thousands of additional teacher resources! Featured Lesson Plans of the Week: Robot Valentine Mailbox By Jamie Rhodes Subject – Art Grade Level – K-8 Directions: […]

A Valentines Day History Lesson from History.com

Did you know that more than one billion Valentine’s Day cards are given in the United States every year?  Of those, teachers get the most Valentine’s Day cards of anyone; children get the second most. No doubt that kids LOVE Valentines Day and bringing this fun holiday to your class can be a delightful learning […]

The “Dos” and “Don’ts” of a Winning Science Fair Display

It is Science Fair time for students and teachers across the nation! This is traditionally the time of the year when young scientists and their teachers are preparing to shine and compete in Science Fairs hosted by schools and organizations all over the country. Science Fair Sanity is a free resource for students and teachers […]

Guide to Black History Month Lesson Plans & Teacher Resources

February is Black History Month; Is Your Classroom Ready? Black History Month is celebrated in schools and libraries around the country each February and it is a chance for us to reflect on the important people and contributions associated with African Amercican History. The tradition began in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson who chose […]

Science Fair Project for Middle School Students: “Slip and Slide”

Yesterday, we posted big news about the 2011 Google Science Fair Competition. In keeping with the Science Fair theme- we choose to highlight one of our many Science Fair Projects featured on Science Fair Sanity. Science Fair Sanity is a free resource for students, teachers, and science fair coordinators. All of the science fair projects, ideas, […]

Free eBook for Martin Luther King Jr Day & Black History Month Lesson Plans

We are on a mission to provide K-12 teachers and home schools everywhere with the tools and the resources they need to bring more to the classroom.  Each month, Schoodoodle  gives away a free eBook for educators from our catalog of over 10,000 eBooks to be used in the classroom. This is a chance for you […]

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 […]

Featured Lesson Plan of the Week: History of Toys and Games

I am delighted to share this week’s lesson plan with you- this is a fun one!  Your students will love:  History of Toys and Games. This appeals to us because it covers a range of subjects and Grade Levels (3-12)- AND- it highlights 2 of our favorite things: Toys and Games! I came across this […]