Frog Classroom Theme

  It would be hard to guess how many hundreds of classrooms have dressed up the venerable Carson-Dellosa Weather Bear. Step over now, Bear, ’cause the Weather Frog is in town! Seriously, you can use the Carson Dellosa Weather Frog Bulletin Board Set to study seasons, graph the weather, liven up… Continue reading

Cookie Geography

Making cookies shaped like your state is an easy, multisensory geography lesson. You can use paper or whole wheat bread instead of cookies, but we find that people remember the lesson better with gingerbread. Start with a state-shaped cookie cutter. Have students use it to cut out cookie dough or… Continue reading

Shakespeare Lesson Plans

Shakespeare lesson plans

  Once I found myself engaged in a conversation about what really needs to be taught. Strictly speaking, I have found myself engaged in conversations on this topic many many times, but I am thinking of one particular occasion. Shakespeare had crept into the discussion. Shakespeare, one speaker claimed, was… Continue reading