We found 17 resources with the concept american education
On This Day: The Establishment of the Department of EducationLesson Planet
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhen looking at educational policy, many politicians forget to consult experts—scholars! Video clips demonstrate the debate over educational policy. After watching the views of education secretaries and politicians, pupils decide how to...
Where The Red Fern Grows: Novel StudyLesson Planet
5th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Does hard work and determination really pay off? It seems that way for Billy, a character in Where The Red Fern Grows. After working for two years, he finally has enough money to buy the pups he's always wanted. Scholars read about the...
Active Citizenship in After SchoolLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Active citizenship is the bedrock of any great democracy. Continue the trend by teaching the next generation about voting rights and the functions of elections in society. The variety of activities in the resource includes a human...
Lesson 1: How Do Society’s Expectations Influence Education?Lesson Planet
8th - 12th CCSS: Designed
The history of women's education can be traced back to the delicate stitching of student samplers from the 19th century. Modern-day pupils examine and analyze four primary sources, three of which are images of embroidered samplers, which...
The Education of Women in Colonial AmericaLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What educational opportunities were available to women during the colonial era in American history? How did the opportunities available to women differ from those for men? To answer this question, class members examine a series of...
Scopes Trial: 5 Day LessonLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Did Scopes violate the Butler Act? Why did so many Americans follow the Scopes trial? See analytical reading in action with a fantastic five-day lesson plan in which class members consider the historical context that provoked public...
Fred Seibel, the Times-Dispatch, and Massive ResistanceLesson Planet
4th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewA lesson challenges scholars to analyze editorial cartoons created by Fred Seibel, illustrator for the Times-Dispatch, during the Massive Resistance. A class discussion looking at today's editorial pages and Jim Crow Laws leads the way...
The Effect of the Great Depression on Children and EducationLesson Planet
4th - 6th
New ReviewWhat was it like to be a kid growing up during the Great Depression? Academics study primary sources to analyze the effect of school closures on children during the Great Depression. They then participate in group discussions and writing...
A Comparison of Education between Japan and the United StatesLesson Planet
Seventh graders compare and contrast the educational systems of the Japan and the United States. In this geography lesson plan, 7th graders gain knowledge of the Japanese educational system and a deeper understanding of the educational...
Early American Education and Horace MannLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Students analyze the contributions of Horace Mann. In this public education lesson, students research Internet and print sources regarding the history of American education, Mann.s life, the Morrill Act of 1862, and the Northwest Ordinance.
Japanese Culture--Comparing the Japanese Educational System to the AmericanLesson Planet
9th - 11th
Young scholars study the Japanese educational system and compare and contrast it to the American system. They discuss a typical school day in America and what they believe a typical day is for a Japanese student. Next they write an...