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Teachable Moment - free lesson plans and topical activities for k - 12

Teachable Moment - free lesson plans and topical activities for k - 12
Jump to Navigation Teachable Moment Classroom Lessons Facebook Twitter Donate E-MAIL SIGN-UP (link is external) Classroom Lessons comprar comprar viagra (link is external) Classroom Lessons Teachable Instant: The superpowers of superdelegates Mar. 13, 2016 Do superdelegates subvert democracy? Taxes: Where do the presidential candidates stand? Feb. 28, 2016 Students learn some basic tax terminology, explore different candidates' tax plans, and take a short quiz on taxes. Flint Water Crisis: Environmental Racism at Work? Feb. 27, 2016 What is environmental racism? Supreme Court Justice Scalia Dies Feb. 15, 2016 In this brief Teachable Instant lesson, students learn about and discuss Justice Scalia's stances and the controversy over replacing him on the high court. Parent 'Table Talk': Dolls and Diversity Feb. 10, 2016 Bernie, Hillary, & Single-Payer Healthcare Feb. 6, 2016 Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign has reopened discussion about what would it take to get truly universal healthcare in the U.S. Click

087628909X_45.pdf (application/pdf Object) Easter & Passover Get ready for fun classroom crafts: Easter and Passover are both approaching! Passover begins Friday, April 14 and Easter is Sunday, April 20. Poptropica Teaching GuidesPoptropica is one of the Internet's most popular sites for kids—and now it's available as an app for the iPad! It's not just a place to play games; each of the islands featured on the site provides a learning opportunity. Check out our teaching guides to four of Poptropica's islands: 24 Carrot Island, Time Tangled Island, Mystery Train Island, and Mythology Island. April Calendar of Events April is full of holidays and events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Common Core Lessons & Resources Is your school district adopting the Common Core? Videos Do your students love videos?

What Messages Do We Give Students with Our Classroom Library Design? In the article Room for Beliefs: Linking Classroom Design and What We Value, Debbie Miller helps us think through the ways that our room design reflects the things we value about student learning. She provides three important questions to think about when we map out our classroom designs that we want others to be able to answer when they visit our rooms: What do you know I value? What do you know about what I believe about teaching and learning? What's the evidence? What do you know about the kids in this room? Looking at the above questions, Miller says, "Any thoughtful person who spends even a small amount of time in our classrooms should be able to respond to these questions." These questions have helped me to think about classroom design and the messages that I am giving about learning and the things I value to my students. The design of our classroom library gives a message to anyone who walks into our classroom. " books by Mo Willems or one that houses all of the Judy Moody

Parent Guidance Resources Printable Forms: Don't Take It Out On Your Kids is a positive discipline technique for teachers and parents to handle difficult situations with children. Positive Discipline shares suggestions to parents to help encourage appropriate behavior and what to do for misbehavior. Goodkids is a parenting guide, with many ideas and helpful hints. Make Lemons into Lemonade provides information on setting limits establishing responsibility and control in a child's life. AMA - Adolescent Health ON Line is a service of the American Medical Association and deals with issues that affect the physical, emotional, and sexual health of teens, addressing such issues as depression, substance abuse, violence, STDs, and contraception. Tips for Parents offers suggestions to parents on such topics as: Back to School, Dealing with Bullies, Stopping School Violence, and Making Schools Safer.

The Best Music Websites For Learning English Check out my New York Times post for English Language Learners focuses on using music for language development and includes a student interactive, video, and teaching ideas. I use music a lot in my teaching of English Language Learners. I thought people might find it helpful to see which sites I believe to be the best out there to help teach English — Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced — through music. My students have certainly found them helpful. Music is a familiar, fun, and engaging tool to use in learning a second language. This is latest of my “The Best…” series, also known as Websites Of The Year. You might also be interested in an interview I did about using music in the ESL/EFL classroom. Lastly, you might find these other “The Best…” lists useful: Here are what I believe to be the best music websites for learning English: The Music Page from the Language Guide, the best audio/picture dictionary on the Web for English Language Learners. Here’s a new site called Lyrics Mode.

Parent Guidance Resources Printable Forms: You Can Handle Them All is a comprehensive guide to managing a long list of disruptive classroom behaviors. For each behavior, the site provides behavior examples, effects on other students, and suggestions on how teachers should and should not respond to these behaviors. Student Teacher Development in Classroom Management is an interactive site with a collection of critical incidents related to classroom management from several elementary teachers and we have classified these incidents into thirteen categories. Teacher Talk provides tips for creating a peaceful classroom, Issues, interventions and ideas for conflict management. "" offers THOUSANDS of tips on managing student behavior, and provides step-by-step directions for implementing a great number of standard interventions. Good Behavior Charts has ready to print behavior charts.

House Unseen. Life Unscripted. Strategy of the Week: Classroom Management Description The term classroom management refers to the procedures, strategies, and instructional techniques teachers use to manage student behavior and learning activities. Effective classroom management creates an environment that is conducive to teaching and learning. Ineffective classroom management often creates chaos. Learn More About Classroom Management Education World has posted numerous articles containing general classroom management tips as well as specific classroom management techniques. Teachers, Start Your Engines: Management Tips from the Pit Crew Who said classroom management has to be boring? Creating a Climate for Learning: Effective Classroom Management Techniques According to Fred Jones's Positive Classroom Discipline, "The most widespread management technique at home and in the classroom is nag, nag, nag." TONS of Tips! The Secret's in the Little Things: Simple Tips for Successful Teachers These twelve quick tips can help make managing your classroom a breeze.

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