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On This Day: The Establishment of the Department of Education

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
When 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...
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IEP Meetings Aren't Just for the Special Education Department

For Teachers K - 12th
All parties involved benefit when general education teachers attend and contribute to IEP meetings.
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Connected Educators Month

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
Education and thought leaders join forces to provide invigorating professional opportunities online.
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Public Education

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Your pupils may not know that school was not always required. Teach them a bit about the history of public education with a reading passage and related questions.
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50th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners examine a poster of Brown v. Board of Education and discuss what the important details are. They read the story behind the poster and court case. They role play different sections of the case such as the court case or Linda...
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Indiana K-12 Educators’ Resource Toolkit

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Imagine a tool that magically engages readers in the classroom. A handbook for Indiana educators doesn't guarantee success, but it does offer a variety of strategies for teachers to try. The handbook opens with research-based theory...
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Global History and Geography Examination: August 2014

For Students 9th - 12th
What does the class know about world history and geography? The assessment tests high school scholars' skills in a state standardized test from the New York Department of Education. It covers topics such as the Enlightenment and the...
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Fractions, Decimals, and Percents Got You Down? "Tri" This!

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Have your class design their own mathematical study aids. Learners collaborate in groups on the design of tri-fold presentation describing the relationships between mathematical computations. Then, they write a business letter to the...
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EdTech Tuesdays: Classroom Video Games with Mat Frenz

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
Curious about ways to use students' interest in video games to enhance their learning? Listen as Mat Frenz from GlassLab Games discusses the similarities between video game design and lesson design, and how educators and developers are...
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Aboriginal Education - A Canadian Failure?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students discover that the education of the Aboriginal was a government and church "mission." They develop respect for the Aboriginal people and their continuing concerns about their treatment at the hands of the missionaries and the...
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Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (Kansas) (Grades K-3)

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students examine the Brown v. Board of Education case in Topeka, Kansas. They re-enact the courtroom and discuss how school would be different today if this case never existed. They discuss how public education has been affected by this...
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Educator’s Guide to Planning a Field Day Event

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Plan an environmentally friendly field day for your young conservationists with this collection of activities and resources. Whether it's bowling with plastic bags full of crumpled up newspaper and empty plastic bottles, or having relay...
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TASC Transition Curriculum: Workshop 8

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Lights, camera, action! Math educators consider how to improve their instruction by examining a model of the five-practice problem-solving model involving a movie theater. Participants examine cognitive demand in relation to problem...
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Counties Work

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Turn learning into a game by asking pupils to play an online interactive activity! Learners choose their own characters, departments, work toward building the population of their towns, earn money, and must maintain an approval rating...
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GSE Foundations of Algebra: Equations and Inequalities

For Students 7th - 9th
Need lessons on writing and solving one- and two-step linear equations and inequalities, as well as systems of equations? This comprehensive 106-page module from the Georgia Department of Education contains many different lessons for a...
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Adapted Physical Education Lesson Plan Ideas: Softball Skills

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Interested in Special Olympics? Looking for an adapted PE lesson for throwing and batting? Here's a lesson based on the rules from Special Olympics for throwing and batting a softball.  The rules are included in the lesson plan and they...
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Physical Education Lesson Plan - Medicine Ball

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Use the medicine ball to help young learners develop strength in the core muscle groups. The Russian twists develop oblique strength, push-ups develop triceps strength, sit-ups work on abdominal strength, and squats develop quadriceps...
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Assessing Personal Plan of Study for Life-Long Learning

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine and evaluate their personal education plans and discuss the importance of life-long learning. They discuss personal education plans and goals and reflect on their own plans, complete a Personal Plan of Study...
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Creating Thesis Sentences

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Growing writers explore what it takes to develop and support a thesis statement with pre-fabricated ideas provided by the Virginia Department of Education. Learners take notes on what makes a thesis statement and a topic sentence, and...
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Module: Self Awareness

For Teachers 8th - 12th
What are your high school students interested in? This college and career readiness resource gives them a chance to consider their choices based on interest. The CHOICES Planner link takes kids to a home page where they must create an...
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ADA Accessibility

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Ramp up using trigonometric ratios. After receiving a request to check school ramps to verify they meet ADA requirements, groups calculate the angle of the incline on ramps on campus. They report their findings via a letter to the...
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Understanding What Reading Is All About: Teaching Materials for Adult Basic Education Learners

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Adult special education learners focus on literacy across 13 detailed lessons. They utilize real-life text interactions to learn about components of reading, word analysis, sight words, fluency, vocabulary, and spelling. There is also a...
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Disability Awareness Activity Packet

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
When you have an inclusive classroom it is important to help your general education students understand their peers with disabilities. This packet provides information and activities to assist elementary-aged children in building a...
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Drug Education Tobacco Year 7

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A series of activities encourages young people to be smoke free. Class members identify the chemicals found in cigarettes and cigarette smoke, investigate the health risks, and practice refusal strategies.

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