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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Wilma RudolphWilma Rudolph

Wilma Rudolph was an exceptional athlete in track and field, a teacher, and an effective worker for civil rights. She is an impressive example of persistence in the face of adversity. Wilma Rudolph was born in 1940, in St. Bethlehem, near Clarksville, Tennessee. She was the 20th of 22 children,… Continue reading

Princess and the PeaPrincess and the Pea

“The Princess and the Pea” is another tale by Hans Christian Andersen, though he himself said that it was a story he remembered from his childhood. The Brothers Grimm included a similar story in one of their collections in the 1840s, but removed it when they found that Andersen had… Continue reading

Bug Classroom Theme Ideas

What would spring and summer be without bugs? This is a theme with lots of ready-made options for decorating the classroom. Buggy for Bugs Behavior bulletin board makes behavior management quick and easy, TCR’s We’ve Got the Writing Bug Mini Bulletin Board Set features the writing process, and Carson Dellosa’s Buggy… Continue reading

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

FreshPlans visits the Air Museum

We went to visit the Arkansas Air & Military Museum, a specialized museum in Fayetteville, Arkansas. There’s a hangar full of planes and buildings containing military vehicles, engines, and historical displays. Just looking at the planes was the best part for most of us. There were planes and helicopters from… Continue reading

Christmas in Mexico Lesson Plans

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