Fractals are fun — and they team up perfectly with a study of snow. To do this activity with your students, you first need to explain what a fractal is: A fractal is a a curve or geometric figure, each part of which has the same statistical character as the whole....Read More
With December here, you’ll have to change your calendar. And that means that you might as well change the bulletin boards. And that means that it is time to decide: do you have Christmas in the classroom or not? In our state, Thanksgiving is in the frameworks, so...Read More
resources for the plugged-in teacher
The modern world needs people who are creative, good at problem-solving and communication, able to collaborate, and capable of working with technology.
Are we giving our students the skills they need to thrive in the global marketplace? Can we do so while meeting current expectations?
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Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math are greatly in demand in the modern work world. We can incorporate these fields of study into instructional units from preschool on and give our students the strong foundation they need.
End the Skills Gap!
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In addition to workforce preparation, education must include the arts, geography, history, and the sharing of all the things that make us human. Here at FreshPlans, we have a special fondness for fairy tales, but you’ll also find lessons for all kinds of art, literature, music, and philosophy.
Here are a few to explore