Wow what an amazing idea to teach the history of the atom to students with learning difficulties. Not only the atom but this method of teaching can be applied to any number of teaching topics. I've also incorporated this activity into my Atomic Theory Lesson, link in the article.
Real-world applications are taken to the next level when they actually apply to students. You can use college loans to teach compound interest and get students thinking about college now. See what we did in my class...
If every teacher taught like this I would not have to teach writing during social studies to my 12th graders! But since not every teacher is like this, I can use this awesome blog with a few tweeks and apply to my high schoolers :)
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