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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He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven Lesson PlanYeats "He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven"

  This poem, by Irish poet William Butler Yeats, is a beautiful piece of language. Use it as a first introduction to grownup poetry for older elementary and secondary level students. Here’s the poem: Had I the heavens’ embroidered cloths, Enwrought with golden and silver light, The blue and the… Continue reading

Boats Lesson Plans

Boats are in many ways central to the human experience, so why not try out some classroom activities centered on boats? We’ll look at science and social studies from this exciting perspective. Trend has a sailing bulletin board set available. There’s also a boat in Carson-Dellosa’s set.   Science Create… Continue reading

FreshPlans Visits the Botanical Gardens

Botanical gardens are sort of like zoos for plants. We visited the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, a small but wonderful garden linked to Lake Fayetteville by an equally wonderful five mile bike and walking trail. You may have a local botanical garden or a park with gardens worth visiting.… Continue reading

Athlete Heroes Lesson Plansathlete being carried from field on teammate's shoulders

Our students admire athletes, from their teammates in school sports to professional sports figures. Athlete heroes are a varied group, so every student can find someone he or she can admire. Use our lesson plans to work on research skills and to learn about health. Create an ad. Instead of… 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

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