Last Updated: Jan 23rd, 2011 - 06:37:27
The Our White House Kids' Inauguration Celebration Kit!
The The National Children’s Book and Literacy Alliance has put together a wonderful online kit for teachers to use to celebrate the inauguration of our new President of the United States of America.
Jan 13, 2009, 17:29 PST
High School Math Lesson Plans from the Port of Long Beach
Using real-world Port of Long Beach examples, students will put their geometry and algebra skills to work. Problems include analyzing charts and graphs about the Port's environmental achievements, calculating how long it will take a cargo ship to sail from China to Long Beach, and determining how the Port can build a higher bridge to accommodate larger cargo ships.
Oct 17, 2008, 18:40 PST
Middle School Math Lesson Plans from the Port of Long Beach
This set of lesson plans for middle school math classes has been designed by the Port of Long Beach using real world situations. One of the first questions I often see when students ask for help with an equation, is "When am I ever going to use this in real life?" These lesson plans let students do math with real world problems.
Oct 15, 2008, 08:51 PST
Economics Lesson Plan from the Port of Long Beach
The Port of Long Beach in California has put together an excellent lesson plan that aligns with the 12th grade requirements for economics.
Sep 19, 2008, 08:15 PST
BKFK Gives Teachers Tools to Help Students Create in Advertising, Animal Welfare, Entrepreneurship, and Sustainability
By Kids For Kids (BKFK), the youth empowerment company, today announced the launch of four concurrent youth innovation Competitions: The Advertise Your Cause Media Challenge, The Akitas to Zebras (A2Z) Animal Challenge, The CosmoGIRL! Mind Your Own Business Challenge, and The Design Squad Trash To Treasure Competition and lesson plans to help teachers with each one.
Apr 6, 2008, 13:07 PST
Global Water Supply Lesson Plans
These excellent cross-curriculum lesson plans on the global water supply crisis are available for elementary through high school. There are vocabulary sheets, games, art and writing projects, geography sheets, math projects, and more.
Mar 25, 2008, 06:01 PST
Free Driving Skills Materials for Teachers
As many schools have eliminated any sort of driver's education, teens driving deaths have climbed. A 16 year old is 10 times more likely to be in an accident than an adult, according to Driving Skills for Life.
Oct 17, 2007, 18:59 PST
Where Does It Come From?
A Lesson Plan for Agriculture in the 50 States
This lesson plan takes a look at the agricultual products in the 50 US states.
Oct 27, 2006, 19:11 PST
Martin Luther King, Jr. Teaching Tips
Who was born on January 15, 1929? A man who believed in equality and peace...Martin Luther King, Jr. Here are some ways to honor this man. NOTE: If you live in a country other than America, adapt these activities for a significant person in your country's history.
Jun 30, 2006, 20:17 PST
50 State Quarters Lesson Plan
Three free sets of lesson plans (for grades K–1, 2–3, and 4–6). This year, we have added two new sets of free plans (for grades 7–8 and 9–12). All are designed to bring life to the history and beauty of our country.
Jun 17, 2006, 08:38 PST
Living State Symbols of Arizona Lesson Plan
The lessons in this unit were designed to present an integrated approach to learning. Not only will the students be introduced to science concepts dealing specifically with the state symbols.
Level: 4th Grade
Jun 17, 2006, 08:23 PST
George Washington - A National Treasure
This Teacher Resource Guide is designed to be incorporated into history and social studies curricula. It will introduce your students to some of the events and issues that shaped George Washingtons life.
Jun 4, 2006, 10:55 PST
Teaching Geography With Geocaching
Geocaching is an entertaining adventure game for Global Positioning Systems (GPS) users. Participating in a cache hunt is a good way to take advantage of the wonderful features and capability of GPS receivers. Educators could hide geocaches with their students right on the school grounds!
Apr 1, 2006, 11:04 PST
Picturing Modern America (1880-1920)
Explore American history from 1880-1920 through the use of historical photographs with the help of "Picturing Modern America."
Apr 1, 2006, 06:24 PST
Map Mysteries Activities
The concept of "Map Mysteries" means to use topographic and thematic maps as starting points to uncover mysteries about the cultural and physical geography of the Earth. The USGS has published 74,796 of these maps. Each one can be thought of as a lesson about the Earth's surface and the forces affecting it.
Mar 26, 2006, 19:11 PST
Social Studies in Flight
Check out this excellent Social Studies In Flight education package as we celebrate the centennial anniversary of the Wright brother first powered flight at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina.
Mar 18, 2006, 16:45 PST
Corn Maze Geography: Teaching Geography Using Corn Mazes
Corn mazes are paths cut or plowed in a field of corn (maize) so that the paths form a pattern when viewed from overhead. The patterns can be famous people, maps, flags, drawings, themes, or an infinite number of others. Unlike tracing through a maze on paper, the human being becomes the "tracer" through the maze.
Mar 18, 2006, 10:26 PST
Saint Patrick's Day Teaching Tips
Top o' the mornin' to ye! Do you have your green ready to wear? Whether or not you are Irish, this holiday is fun for all and presents the opportunity for a multi-cultural lesson. Here are some ideas for you to try.
Mar 17, 2006, 17:28 PST
Teaching With Topographic Maps - 25 Ideas for Educational Lessons
Topographic maps represent a fantastic resource for educators. They can be used in a variety of ways in the science, math, geography, and history curriculum, from elementary to college level. The following ideas have been compiled by Joseph Kerski to be used as an aid in building educational lessons.
Mar 17, 2006, 11:12 PST
Federal Resources & Lesson Plans
Find out how you can access Federal Resources for Educational Excellence for FREE!
May 27, 2004, 07:59 PST
The Death Penalty - Teacher Version
This excellent presentation on the death penalty, its history, and the cases related to it, was created by the University of Michigan.
May 21, 2004, 08:05 PST
DOI & USGS Learning Resources
If you're looking for some really outstanding Lesson Plans, these resources on Geology, Biology, Geography, and Hydrology will give you some engaging ideas.
May 13, 2004, 07:27 PST
ClassBrain's Monthly Grab Bag
The Monthly Grab Bag contains special lesson plans and resources related to specific dates and holidays throughout the year. We have specially designed worksheets, puzzles, and coloring pages for many of the lesson plans, as well as incredible collections of Internet resources for your students.
May 8, 2004, 07:11 PST
50 State Quarters Lesson Plans
Check out this set of free lesson plans available online for grades K-6 provided by the U.S. Mint!
May 7, 2004, 09:57 PST
Movies in the Classroom
If you are looking for an interesting way to engage your students, take a look at the lesson plans that we have created for Movies in the Classroom. We have lesson plans for everyone from kindergarten to college. Our lesson plans cover the latest films, as well as film classics. This is a great section for you to explore. Simply click on a subject in the left hand column to see the lesson plans and worksheets available. [ Read
Apr 8, 2004, 06:58 PST
The Choices Program
How do teachers find the time to integrate the past with the present in their classrooms? Here is a valuable time saving resource that does just that.
Feb 22, 2004, 07:19 PST
3-2-1 Liftoff - The International Space Station
NASA Educator Guide for Pre-K through 2nd grade; focuses on activities about the International Space Station and the role rockets play in its construction.
Feb 19, 2004, 16:56 PST
Science In Flight - teacher version
Check out this excellent Science In Flight education package as we celebrate the centennial anniversary of the Wright brother first powered flight at Kitty Hawk, South Carolina.
Feb 17, 2004, 08:57 PST
Math in Flight - teacher version
On December 17, 2003, we will be celebrating the centennial anniversary of the Wright brother first powered flight at Kitty Hawk, South Carolina. The US Air Force has created this excellent Math In Flight education package to help celebrate the event.
Feb 17, 2004, 08:08 PST
MarcoPolo - Internet Content for the Classroom
Check out these great lesson plans provided by the MarcoPolo Education Foundation.
Feb 13, 2004, 13:35 PST
The Unknown Turner - Teacher's Notes
The teacher's notes for The Unknown Turner are actually excellent activity pages to be used when teaching about the artwork of JMW Turner.
Jan 22, 2004, 08:10 PST