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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Cowboy Classroom

A cowboy classroom or Western theme classroom is a perennial favorite. Depending on the items you choose, you can adapt this theme to all grade levels and subject areas. Read on for decorations and resources (and a video that made us laugh out loud). Start with bandanas and denim. Any… Continue reading

Dinosaur Classroom Theme

A dinosaur theme is always a crowd pleaser, whether you’re doing it for dino-mad kindergartners or getting serious about geological time with a high school science class. It’s also great for those of us who like our bulletin boards ready made. There are lots of options: Eureka’s Smithsonian is both… Continue reading

The Little Mermaid Lesson Plansstatue of the Little Mermaid in Copenhagen

“The Little Mermaid” is a story by Hans Christian Andersen. Since it was made into an animated film by Disney, it is well-known and popular, but there may also be confusion in younger students’ minds between the two versions. If you like the Disney version, you can make short work of… Continue reading

Table Manners Lesson Plans

When I was a child, we had a poem which was often recited at the dinner table: The Goops, they lick their fingers, The Goops, they lick their knives, They spill their broth on the tablecloth. They lead disgusting lives! We liked to say this last line in a dramatic… Continue reading

FreshPlans Visits the Steamboat ArabiaSteamboat Arabia

  In 1856, the steamboat Arabia was heading up the Missouri River to St. Joseph and other pioneer towns with merchandise for the stores that sold provisions to people heading west to the gold fields of California, as well as the people living there in Missouri and Kansas. She hit… Continue reading

Christmas in France Lesson Plans

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