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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Juneteenth Lesson PlansJuneteenth classroom ideas

Happy Juneteenth! June 19th has been celebrated as African American Independence Day since 1865, when people in Galveston, Texas, celebrated the Emancipation Proclamation. You will have noticed that it was by that time a couple of years late. There are many different theories about why it took so long for… Continue reading

Puerto Rico Lesson PlansPuerto Rico

Puerto Rico is a territory of the United States. In 2017, the people of Puerto Rico voted on whether to become the 51st state in the Union, and the vast majority of voters said yes. In November, 2020, a majority of voters said yes to statehood. Puerto Rico was devastated… Continue reading

Eiffel Tower Lesson Plans

  The Eiffel Tower, or Tour Eiffel, may be the most recognizable iconic image of Paris. It’s an iron latticework tower standing 300 meters tall. The tower gets its name from Gustave Eiffel, an engineer and the owner of the company that built it. Eiffel was also responsible for the… Continue reading

General Bernardo de Gálvez

In 1779, the country that would become the United States of America included British, French, and Spanish colonies. The British colonies had declared independence from England, and the other colonies sided with their fellow Americans. One of the people who helped was General Bernardo de Gálvez, Governor of Louisiana. Louisiana… Continue reading

Cloth Diapering vs Disposable Diapering

Cloth diapers or disposable diapers? It’s not your first big decision about your baby, but it’s a question you’ll have to grapple with. Here are some of the factors to consider. What is the environmental impact? The Union of Concerned Scientists says this isn’t a big issue — the environmental… Continue reading

The Last King of Angkor Wat

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