Teaching Channel Presents: Common Core From Pre K To 12th Grade. -- Really liked the menu strategy for teaching students how to write meaningful, sensory prose. Also, enjoyed the comic strip approach for reading comprehension; not sure if I think ELA upper elementary/lower middle school students could pair the structure of the comic strip with the structure of the writing... but maybe, with the right scaffolding!
Turn Your Classroom Into A Time Machine [Infographic]
Education Week Teacher: Featured Teaching Channel Videos Middle school teacher Suney Park demonstrates how she backtracks to build students' content knowledge before teaching new information on area and perimeter. Her lesson, designed to meet the common standards, aims to get students to apply knowledge of area and perimeter to solve real-world problemshttp://www.edweek.org/tm/section/teaching-channel/index.html?cmp=ENL-TU-NEWS3
This video comes straight from NSTA (National Science Teaching Association) and gives a fun lesson on how you can teach the phases of the moon. NSTA has their own YouTube channel where you can find tons of different activities and demonstrations that are great visuals for students while learning. It's a great resource for teachers to use if you're struggling with a topic in your classroom. It helps to look at the lesson from a different perspective.
A unique project for teaching STEM. The heat loss project is a great project for middle school classes to cover how thermal energy moves through homes. Technology in this lesson enhances the learning experience.
SocialStudies-12 Fresh Ideas for Social studies When it comes to lesson planning, it can be a challenge to make information feel fresh and exciting (for both teachers and students)... You probably won’t be able to incorporate all of these resources into your classroom, but hopefully they’ll spark your creativity and inspire you to think about your curriculum in a different way.
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