STEM Education

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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Ladybug Classroom Theme

Ladybugs make a cheerful theme for a summer classroom. Once you establish the theme, it’s easy to carry through, just by using red and black. You can make a bulletin board with red background paper and black paper spots and you’re set. There are ready-made bulletin boards with ladybugs: The… Continue reading

FreshPlans Visits the Chocolate Museum

The Chocolate Museum in Paris, called Choco-Story, is a wonderful multisensory learning experience. Start with the video to get the virtual field trip experience. The history of Chocolate begins in Central and South America. Choco-Story uses to make dioramas showing people using chocolate (there’s another lower on this page). We… Continue reading

Teach Like a Pirate, by Dave BurgessTalk Like a Pirate Day lessons

Dave Burgess has put together a fun and inspiring book that will teach you to teach like a pirate — not a thug, but a Douglas Fairbanks-style exciting pirate. The first section of the book examines the characteristics required to teach like a pirate: passion, immersion, rapport, analysis, transformation, and… Continue reading

Geography of Ireland Classroom Activitiesilluminated map

  With St. Patrick’s Day upon us, it’s a great time to learn the geography of Ireland. Any time of year is a great time to improve geography skills, actually, and you can use these ideas with other places, too, but I’ve got some great links for your Ireland study.… Continue reading

The Fisherman and His Wife

    “The Fisherman and His Wife” is a Grimms’ fairy tale, though it is also reported in much the same form in Russia and in Central Europe. In the story, a poor fisherman catches a fish, usually a flounder, who claims to be an enchanted prince. The fisherman lets… Continue reading

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