STEM Teacher Corps Announced

July 25, 2012

Last week, President Obama announced plans for a STEM teacher Corps to recognize and reward leading teachers in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) areas. Recognizing the imp...

Federal Funds and Economics Lesson Plan: The Fed Chairman Game

July 17, 2012

In this Economics lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use an economic simulation to explore the influence of the Fed on the United States' economy....

Heckscher-Ohlin Theory Economic Lesson Plan: The Trade Ruler Game

July 15, 2012

In this economics lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore how a country can gain from trade according to the Heckscher-Ohlin theory....

Trail of Tears Lesson Plan: Dramatic Reenactment

June 22, 2012

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore how and why American Indians were uprooted from their homes. As students re-enact the events of the ...

Shakespeare Lesson Plan: To Video or Not To Video? That is the Question!

June 22, 2012

In this multi-day lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 9-12, students use BrainPOP resources to explore the life and works of William Shakespeare. Students will choose a scene from Macbeth (or a...

Ideas/Details

June 21, 2012

This Ideas/Details graphic organizer is perfect for recording important ideas and supporting details from any book or text which is multiple pages long. This important Ideas and Details chart can be ...

Story Map Graphic Organizer

June 21, 2012

This Story Map graphic organizer is handy for deconstructing stories that you've read in class, or helping organize a story you want to tell yourself. Learners map the story into its beginning, middle...

Cause and Effect

June 21, 2012

This graphic organizer is helpful for identifying cause and effect relationships. Use it across all subject areas including reading, social studies, and science!...

Diabetic Dog Learning Game

June 20, 2012

Visit the Lesson Ideas page to find resources for Diabetic Dog, a free online science and health game....

Ayiti: The Cost of Life Learning Game

June 20, 2012

Visit the Lesson Ideas page to find resources for Ayiti: The Cost of Life, a free online game that reinforces social studies, math, and health concepts....