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Poetry is Not a Chryme

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
A poem: Here's a collection to share your love and affection of poetry. Steer your students in the direction of this collection on poetry. Incorporate this collection on poetry in the classroom, or during April to celebrate National...
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Global Problem Solvers: Season 2 - Storm Force

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
When a hurricane strikes Tampa, Florida, who will help? Season 2 follows the Global Problem Solvers as they embark on a new mission. The team touches down in hurricane-ravaged Tampa only to discover that their main line of communication...
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Classroom Setup: Kindergarten

For Teachers K
Whether you're planning to set up your classroom for the start of another school year or just need a change of scenery, this sample chapter taken from a Responsive Classroom book provides suggestions for making the most out of your...
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Use These Writing Applications in Your Classroom

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Utilizing writing applications in the language arts classroom to help pupils begin and develop their writing.
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Using The BFG in the Classroom

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Use a resource that highlights Roald Dahl's seven tips for imaginative writing while reading The BFG. The activities encourage learners to become creative writers through finding harmony, establishing stamina, engaging in imaginative...
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Quotation Station: Using Quotes in the Classroom

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
An informative list compiled with quotes, authors, and discussion questions, along with 20 out-of-the-box application ideas, make up the collection of lessons geared to spark dialogue and creative thinking about quotations. 
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Using Thirteen Reasons Why in the Classroom

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher helps bring difficult, but important, topics such as suicide and bullying into the classroom. An educator's guide for the novel provides activities and discussion questions to help teens explore the...
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A Classic in 236 Words

For Students K - 6th Standards
Get in the reading spirit on Read Across America Day while celebrating Dr. Seuss' birthday with four printable worksheet activities. Included is a word search using story character's names, a quiz to test how many Dr. Seuss titles you've...
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Innovation and Entrepreneurship in the Classroom

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Inspire critical thinking and facilitate collaboration with opportunities for entrepreneurial innovation!
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Action in the Classroom: Engaging Kinesthetic Learners

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Instructional strategies and ideas to effectively meet the needs of kinesthetic learners.
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Really Good Bulletin Boards

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
It can be difficult to have the creative energy to think up bulletin board displays after a full day of teaching. Every teacher will want to take a look at this document, which outlines tips for creating fabulous classroom bulletin...
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Consumerism in the Classroom: Effective Strategies for Today's Teenage Consumers

For Students 9th - 12th
Help class members become savvy consumers with a series of activities that has them analyzing marketing strategies, comparing the value of brand name versus off-brand clothing, and considering the advantages and disadvantages of shopping...
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How Does the Author Convey Themes in Bud, Not Buddy?

For Teachers 6th Standards
After reading up to chapter 12 of Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis, scholars read chapter 13 and take part in a grand conversation about the author's writing techniques. Pupils discuss how his writing conveyed literary themes...
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Review with Creative Writing

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Connect a wide range of literature concepts where writers demonstrate mastery through creative writing.
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Teaching Playwriting in Schools

For Teachers 1st - 12th Standards
The world is a stage, and so is your classroom! Hone the skills of the next generation of Tony® award winners with a set of exercises, reference pages, writing prompts, and excerpts from famous plays.
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Fanning The Spark: Fostering Your Students' Creativity

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Here is a packet of lessons which are designed to help you to foster your pupils' creativity. The lessons are designed to develop their fluency, flexibility, originality, and elaboration on ideas. The are built around field trips to a...
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Theater Arts/Creative Movement Lesson Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Here is a series of five exercises intended to bring movement, dance, and theater into the classroom. Intended for special ed classes, but appropriate for any grade, learners will pantomime, play pretend, dance, move, and create...
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A Classroom Demonstration of Protein Folding

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Does the mention of proteins and polypeptide relationships in your classroom result in mass confusion? Does the attempt to teach this important concept generate multiple questions and, at times, lead to a room filled with blank stares?...
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The Physics of the "Hardest Move" in Ballet

For Students 7th - 12th
"It's not magic. It's physics!" Here is a short video that explores the physics behind the fouetté—the most difficult move in ballet.
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Bring Sports Inside the Classroom

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Research sports to foster an interest in afterschool engagement, and see your students grow more creative and focused.
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Choosing a Book That Interests Me: Seeking the Superhero Reader in Me

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Selecting a "power book" and engaging in a structured class discussion are the learning targets for this fourth activity in a larger unit. It is designed as a beginning of the year unit for establishing norms and routines in the...
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EdTech Tuesdays: Student-Driven Apps & Social Media with Brad Wilson

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th Standards
You've heard of apps for students, but have you heard of an app made by students? Listen as 4th grade teacher and EdTech consultant Brad Wilson discusses a student-driven app of writing prompts called Things to Think About, as well as...
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Certificate for Creative Thinking

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Encourage your pupils to think outside of the box by rewarding original thinking with a certificate. The document is colorful and includes clip art images of footprints, which add some interest to the page, but are not particularly...
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The Finer Things in Life

For Teachers K - 5th
Momoyama and Edo are periods in Japanese history that can be defined culturally and artistically. Learners explore and discuss how the samurai used sword guards and grip enhancers. Pupils read the story "The Inch-High Samurai," examine...