August 27th, 2018

Elementary School Resource: Classroom Snack

Elementary School Resource

Classroom Idea: Classroom Snack

Have students decide how many napkins, snacks, and drinks are needed for the class. To figure out the answer, have them draw a picture of how they will distribute the snack materials.

Related NY State Academic Standards: PK.CC.3, PK.CC.3.b, PK.CC.3.c and more!

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June 20th, 2018

High School Resource: Badminton 4-Square from P.E. Central

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Badminton 4-Square

The purpose of this game is communication in a badminton modified game situation. In the lesson, students will practice various badminton strategies of attacking and defending space skills.

Related NY State Academic Standards: HPF.PE.C.1, HPF.PE.C.1.1.A, HPF.PE.C.1.1.D and more!

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June 19th, 2018

Middle School Resource: Golf Stations from P.E. Central

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Golf Stations

This lesson will teach students how to putt a golf ball using the correct form and help them learn to adjust their aim and power to increase their accuracy.

Related NY State Academic Standards: HPF.PE.E.1.1.A, HPF.PE.E.1.1.B, HPF.PE.E.2.1.B and more!

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June 18th, 2018

Elementary School Resource: Kickball Soccer from P.E. Central

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Kickball Soccer

In this lesson, students will practice kicking, passing, and trapping skills in a game.

Related NY State Academic Standards: HPF.PE.E.1.1.A, HPF.PE.E.1.1.C, HPF.PE.E.2.1.A and more!

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June 13th, 2018

High School Resource: American Flag Timeline

The American Flag

American Flag Timeline

Students explore a timeline, picture gallery, rules and regulations and trivia of the American Flag with this resource!

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.7.3.c, SS.C.5.2A

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June 12th, 2018

Middle School Resource: American Flag History by NNWP

American Flag

American Flag History

This is a fun and quick follow-up lesson to check comprehension of facts learned about the American flag. Students create trading cards inspired by facts and thoughts about this national symbol. The same assignment can be conducted with other important American symbols and historical items.

Related NY State Academic Standards: RF.2.3, RF.2.3.f, W.2.8 and more!

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June 11th, 2018

Elementary School Resource: Citizenship for SMART Board

American Flag

Citizenship for SMART Board

In this SMART Board lesson for citizenship, students will learn about the American Flag and its symbols, and also the Pledge of Allegiance.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SS.K.ID.3.b.3, SS.K.ID.3.b.4, SS.1.ID.2.b and more!

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June 6th, 2018

High School Resource: Summer by Books Should Be Free

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Summer by Books Should Be Free

This resource allows users to download Edith Wharton’s Summer as an audio book in mp3, iPod, or iTunes format for free.

Related NY State Academic Standards: SL.9-10.2, SL.9-10.5, SL.11-12.2 and more!

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June 5th, 2018

Middle School Resource: Summer Daze

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Summer Daze by Illuminations

Students begin by breaking down a typical summer day into a variety of activities and the amount of time they spend on each. They then translate their activity times into a simplified fraction, a decimal, and a percent. Students create a pie chart for this information that is unique to them. Students who struggle with the calculations will have the opportunity to practice these conversions by playing a game that can easily be differentiated for various levels of learners.

Related NY State Academic Standards: 7.NS.3, 7.EE.3

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June 4th, 2018

Elementary School Resource: Summer Mystery Garden

Display of fruit

Summer Mystery Garden

With this resource, the teacher can read a story to the students about fruits and vegetables. The students will then decide how to sort them.

Related NY State Academic Standards: K.MD.3, MST3.K.S.3

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