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Public Speaking Tip for Kids - Making Mistakes While Speaking

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Our public speaking coach encourages us that it's okay to make mistakes; don't let that stop you! Go out on your way to public speaking knowing that it may not be perfect, but you are learning and you can still be effective.
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Goal-Setting and Decision-Making

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Whether you're setting financial goals, educational goals, or physical goals, a helpful resource has it all. The packet comes with background information on how to implement goal-setting skills in the classroom, as well as a variety of...
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Einstein's Brilliant Mistake: Entangled States

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Mistakes aren't always a bad thing. Learn how one of Albert Einstein's greatest contributions to the field of quantum physics was actually a theory that ended up being proven wrong, with this short video on entangled states.
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A Public Hearing on a Proposed Airport: Economic Boon or Environmental Mistake?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How can the decisions of local government impact each individual citizen? Your class members will take on the roles of shareholders and consider a proposal to build an airport in their community. Working in groups, they will make...
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How X-rays See through Your Skin

For Students 7th - 12th
Your young scientists will see that accidents and making mistakes are a common theme in science as they are tantalized by this short video clip that details the mechanics and history of the CT scanner and x-ray machine. 
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Changes, Choices, and Lessons

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The teen years are nothing but a series of personal, social, and academic changes. Help kids understand what to expect as they mature and give them ways to make good decisions. After discussing they types of changes they'll go through,...
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Spot the Mistakes

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this spelling mistakes instructional activity, students read the letter and find the misspelled words. Students correct the spelling of the nine words and rewrite them in the blanks.
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Wrong Verb Mistakes

For Students 5th - 6th
In this verb choice worksheet, students read 20 sentences and analyze the incorrect verb in each. Students change the verb to make sense in each sentence.
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Make Or Do?

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this word choice learning exercise, students complete a ten question multiple choice on-line interactive quiz about the correct use of "make" or "do".
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Making Sense of Unusual Results

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Collaboration is the key for this equation-solving lesson. Learners solve a multi-step linear equation that requires using the distributive property. Within collaborative groups, scholars discuss multiple methods and troubleshoot mistakes.
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Modeling: Making Matchsticks

For Teachers 8th Standards
Math: The only subject where the solution to a problem is seven million matches. Young scholars first complete an assessment task estimating the number of matches they can make from a tree of given dimensions. They then evaluate provided...
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Listening/Reading Transfer - Guided Reading

For Teachers K - 5th
Work on predicting and making inferences with Danny and the Dinosaur by Syd Hoff. After every few pages, the teacher asks listeners to make predictions of what will happen next. Develop critical reading strategies with your young learners!
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Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
One thing that puzzles a lot of young algebrists is the factors in a word problem that are taken as "understood". This presentation on solving systems of linear inequalities does a great job walking the learner through how to tease those...
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How to Make Multiplying Fractions Exciting

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Make sure your pupils understand the algorithm by using this hands-on lesson using modeling clay.
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Predicting and Plot

For Students 4th - 6th
In this reading comprehension practice instructional activity, students read a brief selection and then respond to 5 multiple choice questions regarding predictions and plot structure.
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Growth Mindset Strategies

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
New ReviewHelp your students develop a growth mindset with a list of sample strategies for prioritizing efforts instead of results.Pupils learn how to embrace mistakes, set high expectations, and focus on process over product.
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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: Problematic Situation

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Accompany The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis with this activity instructional activity. Spark a discussion about the story's characters' decision making skills while making inferences and allow learners to connect...
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End-of-Year Practice Test (Grade 6 ELA/Literacy)

For Students 6th Standards
With the end of the year quickly approaching it's time to find out exactly how much your sixth graders have learned. Specifically designed for the Common Core ELA standards, this practice test gives students five reading passages,...
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The Phantom of the Opera

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Once your class sees the intriguing cover for The Phantom of the Opera, they are not going to want to put the book down. Guide high school readers through the abridged version of the novel by Jennifer Bassett with a set of activities for...
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Visual and Meaning Cues

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Learn how to apply visual and meaning cues to reading unknown words. Readers will explore what to do when they come to a word they do not know as they watch the teacher model the use of these cues and then participate in guided and...
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What Kind of Citizen Are You?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Through class discussion and role playing scenarios, scholars share their perspectives regarding what character traits make up an ideal citizen, as well as what constitutes a negative citizen. 
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Decisions, Decisions!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
How does one go about making a decision? Go with the flow, flip a coin? How about rock, paper, scissors? What things should be taken into consideration when making a decision? Does one need to consider benefits and/or consequences? A...
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Mistakes that English Native Speakers Make 1

For Students 5th - 8th
In this mistakes that English native speakers make learning exercise, students identify one mistake in each of the twenty sentences that follow on the page.
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Breaking News English: Bank Error Makes Customers Millions

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English worksheet, students read "Bank Error Makes Customers Millions," and then respond to 1 essay, 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 10 true or false questions about the selection.