November 21st, 2017

Middle School Resource: How to Read Graphs

How to Read and Interpret Graphs In 7th grade, students need to be able to read a variety of graphs. It is sometimes difficult to find a lesson that includes a variety of recent graphs. This 40-minute lesson provides an excellent introduction to a statistics unit. It includes double bar graphs, double line graphs, circle […]

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November 20th, 2017

Elementary School Resource: Graph It!

Graphing with the SMART Board Help students gain a better understanding of graphs. This learning experience uses the SMART Board to introduce graphs, create graphs, and interpret graphs. This is a five day lesson plan which concludes with children making graphs using candy. It is sure to answer the question, “What can a graph tell […]

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November 15th, 2017

High School Resource: An Interactive Whiteboard Geography Lesson

Interactive World Map Explore the world map with this interactive whiteboard lesson. The resource displays an easily manipulated map of the world. You can drag the map around the screen to show different parts of the world. You may also mark points of interest using the 3 different colored map pins. This resource can be used […]

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November 14th, 2017

Middle School Resource: Geography General Space

Using Jump Ropes to Create the Shapes of States Geography, teamwork, creativity and movement align in this middle school resource. In this lesson students move around while working together to learn more about states and/or countries. They will use jump ropes against time to create the outline of different geographic regions. This lesson is best […]

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November 13th, 2017

Elementary School Resource: Geography Booklet

Create a Geography Booklet Students will create a 10 term geography booklet using real world examples for each term. The activity can be a paper based book or even video. This is a culminating activity to assess how well students can translate their knowledge of a geographic term’s definition into being able to recognize it on […]

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November 8th, 2017

High School Resource: Career Exploration

Career Exploration Through the Years In order to make students successful in school they need to see a purpose in their education. Having them think about their future career goals is one way to help them achieve. A folder will be maintained by students, over their high school career, in order to promote reflection. In […]

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November 7th, 2017

Middle School Resource: European Exploration and The School-To-Career Program

Write a Resume as a European Explorer This lesson is designed for use in grade seven, Unit Two: Exploration and Colonization of the Americas, of the core curriculum: United States and New York State History. This activity proves to be an encounter for the students as they travel back in time and take on the […]

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November 6th, 2017

Elementary School Resource: Letter Writing Templates

Letter Writing for First Graders In today’s digital world, the art of letter writing may seem to be taking a back seat. But it’s still important for children to learn this skill. This resource page contains a variety of letter writing templates, including a letter to mom, paper with picture of a girl, a boy, or […]

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November 1st, 2017

High School Resource: Vernal Pool Organisms

Getting to Know Vernal Pool Organisms A vernal pool is a temporary or semi-permanent body of water, typically filled in the spring by snow melt and spring rain, and holding water for two or three months in the spring and summer. This high school science resource is from The Buffalo Zoo and explores how to […]

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October 31st, 2017

Middle School Resource: Day, Night, and Cyclic Change

Day and Night: Interdisciplinary Study Of Cyclic Change Students are required to carry out a coordinated investigation in math and science of the changing patterns of the length of day from a global perspective. This learning experience is especially geared toward 8th grade math or 8th/9th grade earth science students. The goal is for students […]

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