When we study living things, we like to include four topics: morphology life cycles habitats relationships with humans The morphology (study of the form) of flowers includes the parts of the flower and what each part does, as well as the different kinds of flowers. Start by...Read More
Botanical gardens are sort of like zoos for plants. We visited the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, a small but wonderful garden linked to Lake Fayetteville by an equally wonderful five mile bike and walking trail. You may have a local botanical garden or a park with gardens...Read More
I’m getting ready for summer school. You may be finishing out your year or looking forward to beginning a new school year in August. We all need classroom themes that capture the fun and sun of summer. Here are some of our favorite classroom theme ideas for summer...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?
Here are some posts to inspire:
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