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Buying Groceries

November 7, 2010 Teachnet Staff 0

Wish you had a dollar for every time you heard “But we’ll NEVER use this when we grow up”? Using the newspaper grocery ads inserts, “give” your students $100 to spend.

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Order Out!

November 7, 2010 Teachnet Staff 0

The student will apply multiplication, planning and calculator skills by pretending to order take out food.

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Approximately How Difficult?

November 6, 2010 Teachnet Staff 0

Being able to figure the distance from point A to point B is a task many people take for granted (or in some cases, can’t do very accurately). Everyday, people estimate how much their grocery bill is going to be at the supermarket or how long it will take to complete a list of errands. Getting your students to work on such skills now, means they will get better and better at it as time goes on.

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Map Your School

November 6, 2010 Teachnet Staff 0

Have students create a visual map of your school. You can use this lesson to incorporate about as many subjects as you want – writing, drawing, math, computer design, even fire safety. For example, do you know where all the fire extinguishers are in your building? A school map could tell you.

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Career Development For All Students

October 27, 2010 Teachnet Staff 0

Career development activities in elementary, intermediate, and secondary grades become a crystal ball to the future. Students can have a reason for education and can develop a direction once they see a future, once they have a light at the end of the tunnel. Integrating careers into ALL classrooms is simple but it does mean making a paradigm shift from always educating for education’s sake to educating for employment/careers.

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Teaching ESL with Music

October 26, 2010 Teachnet Staff 0

Submitted by: Deborah Harvey Objective: Teaching vocabulary through music Resources: Recorded children’s music, written words for songs, pictures depicting vocabulary in song. Teacher Preparation: Collect […]