May 18th, 2022

Middle School Resource: Twins! by Discovery Education

Middle School Resource Twins! by Discovery Education In this lesson, students will understand the following: Identical twins are genetically identical. For this reason, twins separated at birth and later reunited have been subjects for scientific researchers investigating the influence of heredity and environment on human personality. Related NY State Academic Standards: S.MS.LS.2.4, S.MS.LS.1.5, S.MS.LS.3.1, and […]

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May 16th, 2022

Elementary School Resource: Life Cycles by Discovery Education

Elementary School Resource Life Cycles by Discovery Education In this activity, students will: define the terms “genes” and “heredity” identify learned and inherited behaviors; and describe and compare family traits and characteristics. Related NY State Academic Standards: S.3.LS.3.1, S.3.LS.3.2, S.4.LS.1.1, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson […]

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May 13th, 2022

High School Resource: Planning Purpose

High School Resource Planning Purpose In this activity, prepare a simple handout that lists a variety of different written forms (journal writing, informal letter, formal letter, letter to the editor, advertisement, petition, poem, short story, book review, book report, research paper, newspaper article, formal presentation, summary, letter of complaint, essay contest entry, and so forth). […]

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May 11th, 2022

Middle School Resource: Pen Pals Around the World

Middle School Resource Pen Pals Around the World In this activity, students write letters and exchange information with a pen pal from a school in a country that speaks the language they are studying. Activity: Teacher secures information on schools in other countries and obtains the names and addresses of students in that school interested […]

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May 9th, 2022

Elementary School Resource: Writing with Beans

Elementary School Resource Writing with Beans In this activity, students will use navy beans to spell different words. The teacher preprints the words on tag board with the corresponding picture – for example, spell the word apple and glue a picture of an apple. Using liquid Elmer’s glue, go over the letters of the preprinted […]

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May 6th, 2022

High School Resource: 12 O’Quad High: Trigonometry in Flight by Teaching Channel

High School Resource 12 O’Quad High: Trigonometry in Flight by Teaching Channel This lesson idea video was designed to apply knowledge of trigonometric functions. Related NY State Academic Standards: F-TF.5, Math.MP.2.1, and Math.MP.3.1! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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May 4th, 2022

Middle School Resource: What’s Fun About Surface Area? by Teaching Channel

Middle School Resource What’s Fun About Surface Area? by Teaching Channel In this lesson idea video, students construct an understanding of surface area. Related NY State Academic Standards: 6.G.4! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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May 2nd, 2022

Elementary School Resource: A Passion for Fractions by Teaching Channel

Elementary School Resource A Passion for Fractions by Teaching Channel This lesson idea video focuses on multiplying a fraction by a fraction. Related NY State Academic Standards: 5.NF.4.b, Math.MP.2.1, Math.MP.3.1, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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April 29th, 2022

High School Resource: The Timeline of Art History

High School Resource The Timeline of Art History The Timeline of Art History is a chronological, geographical, and thematic exploration of the history of art from around the world. The entire collection of works from the Metropolitan Museum of Art are referenced in the Timeline. At present, the Timeline extends from prehistory to 1800 A.D. […]

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April 27th, 2022

Middle School Resource: 19th-Century America in Art & Literature by NGA

Middle School Resource 19th-Century America in Art & Literature by NGA In the United States, the nineteenth century was a time of tremendous growth and change. The new nation experienced a shift from a farming economy to an industrial one, major westward expansion, displacement of native peoples, rapid advances in technology and transportation, and a […]

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