Ancient Persia Lesson Plans

IN 2013, a grand total of 3,000 American college students studied Farsi, the Persian language. Social studies standards in many states are Eurocentric, presenting Ancient Persia only as an empire conquered by Greece. Yet our students hear about Iran — modern Persia — on the news with some frequency. Why… Continue reading

Unicorn Classroom Theme

Unicorns make us think of specialness, so they can make a great classroom theme. Scholastic makes a unicorn bulletin board: This set uses the slogan, “We are all stars,” but you might choose another approach: We are unique! We are all special! Just be yourself! Don’t be afraid to stand… Continue reading