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.

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O’Sullivan Stew Lesson PlansO'Sullivan Stew lesson plans

O’Sullivan Stew O’Sullivan Stew, by Hudson Talbot, is a fun choice for St. Patrick’s Day reading, since it’s set in Ireland. The story begins with Kate O’Sullivan seeing the local witch’s horse confiscated by the king’s soldiers. Though she tries to get help from the other villagers, she is unable to… Continue reading

Detective Classroom Theme

The image of super sleuths tracking down the truth is a great one for learning. Carson-Dellosa has a great ready-made Super Sleuth Collection. The Super Sleuths Bulletin Board Set has large open spaces for writing your own sayings and slogans. Magnifying Glass Cut-Outs are perfect for holding student photos, and there are… Continue reading

Sports Classroom ThemeSports Classroom Theme

There are some real advantages for using a sports theme. It can be energizing, it gives you a natural lead-in for lessons on health and character, it brings up natural science, lit, and social studies connections, and it’s easy to decorate for. Continue reading

Peter Pan Lesson PlansPeter Pan by Arthur Rackham

Peter Pan was written by James M. Barrie a century ago as a play and then as a novel. You can find the text online at The Literature Network, but there’s also a beautiful book illustrated by Michael Foreman, or a Little Golden Book version based on the Walt Disney… Continue reading

FreshPlans Goes to Paris

  Paris is one of the great cities of the world. We visited the City of Lights and enjoyed long walks, fine art, and amazing food.     The older parts of Paris are filled with stunning architecture and many places to explore.     There are wonderful new parts… Continue reading

Geography of Ireland Classroom Activitiesilluminated map

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