FreshPlans checked out Strataca, a museum at a working salt mine in Hutchinson, Kansas. We had the opportunity to go 650 feet down below the surface and see part of the mine. We learned a lot about salt! There are still salt miners working in Hutchison, mining salt used on icy...Read More
Throughout our history, we humans have wanted to go from one place to another, and to take things from one place to another, so a lot of our ingenuity has gone into transportation. We have a number of relevant classroom themes and lesson plan collections already...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