Being in charge of a project or preparing for a large assignment involves breaking down a large, abstract idea into definable and manageable pieces. Analyzing the processes involved in board games can help your students overcome feelings of helplessness when faced with large assignments.
The first snow of the year might mean a snow day for your happy students. When they return, talk about the impact snow has on your local environment – including missed days of school and work.
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.
The most stable of structures is all around us. Try these activities to open your students’ eyes.
A lowly plastic grocery sack may not seem like a versatile tool for the classroom, but don’t overlook all the uses for this free and easy-to-find item. Start with these ideas, then build on your own brainstorms.
A list of ideas for incorporating fairy tales and their characters into just about any subject.
They’re on nearly everyone’s dinner table at least twice a month, maybe even twice a week. In fact, Americans eat approximately 100 acres of pizza each day. What can you do with a pizza? Even a student-made cardboard one?