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Halloween 7-9 Warm up It’s The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown (2:24) Intro to the well-known cartoon (yr 1-6)Halloween Song Vocabulary Halloween vocabulary. A list of words with English definitions (yr 7-8)Studyladder Downloadable crossword and wordsearch puzzles (yr 7-8)Worksheets Several worksheets: reading, listening and vocabulary (yr 7-9)10 Idioms with a Halloween Theme Have your students come up with situations when one could say one of these Lesson Plans How to teach history There is no single 'best' way to teach history. Research suggests that good history teachers know the content, use a variety of approaches, explicitly teach the skills of historical inquiry and analysis, tailor learning opportunities to suit their students' stage of development, and encourage deep understanding. Activities There is room for a range of teaching and learning activities in the history classroom: a story well-told by the teacher, a museum display (actual or digital), model-making, the construction of timelines, comprehension and source analysis activities, oral history interviews, site studies, simulated excavations, problem-solving exercises, role plays and debates. Activities like these can be tailored to suit students' stage of development. Approaches

The Election and the Educator Demonstrating Fairness Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's entry into the political fray with her comments about presidential candidate Donald Trump raises the issue of whether a Supreme Court justice should share her opinions about in-progress political campaigns. The conventional wisdom states that she should refrain from showing her bias, especially given the recent history of the 2000 election, when the Supreme Court made the final call on the outcome in Florida, the deciding state that ushered George W. Buy Withings Pulse O2 Wireless Activity, Sleep and Health Tracker With Withings Pulse O2, you can monitor you activity and sleep, read vital signs and improve your overall health. This versatile, petite tracker includes a wristband and a clip so you can wear it your way, making it easy to keep with you, whatever you're doing. During the day it captures steps, distance walked, elevation climbed and calories burned.

Age of Distraction: Why It’s Crucial for Students to Learn to Focus Digital classroom tools like computers, tablets and smartphones offer exciting opportunities to deepen learning through creativity, collaboration and connection, but those very devices can also be distracting to students. Similarly, parents complain that when students are required to complete homework assignments online, it’s a challenge for students to remain on task. The ubiquity of digital technology in all realms of life isn’t going away, but if students don’t learn how to concentrate and shut out distractions, research shows they’ll have a much harder time succeeding in almost every area. “The real message is because attention is under siege more than it has ever been in human history, we have more distractions than ever before, we have to be more focused on cultivating the skills of attention,” said Daniel Goleman, a psychologist and author of Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence and other books about social and emotional learning on KQED’s Forum program. Katrina Schwartz

Product Detail Delivery and payment To shop at hm.com You must be 18 years of age or older and resident in the U.K. UTSA's College of Liberal and Fine Arts Magazine By Cindy Tumiel Four hundred years have passed since William Shakespeare penned his last play. Yet his prose, plots and characters are as alive today as they were when the plays were originally staged during the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries.

The 8 Minutes That Matter Most I am an English teacher, so my ears perk up when writers talk about their process. I've found the advice handy for lesson planning, too. That's because both writing and planning deal with craft.

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