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!
Some posts from this category:
- Engineering Classroom Activites
- Materials Science Lessons
- Math Resources
- Real Life Math and Unreal Math
- Creativity and Math
- Science Heroes
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 readingFreshPlans 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 readingTeach Like a Pirate, by Dave Burgess
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 readingGeography of Ireland Classroom Activities
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 readingThe 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