Using the book “The War With Grandpa” by Robert Kimmel Smith, students explore thoughts about families, the elderly, and conflict resolution.
Lesson Plan: Email About Jan Brett’s Books
Students are told that they will have an opportunity to communicate with Jan Brett, via the e-mailing of a class letter. Anticipation of the author’s answer to the class e-mail […]
Author Study Learning Unit
Discussing favorite authors with children such as Gary Paulsen comes very naturally. It helps students make strong connections to literature.
How To Make A Lesson Plan: 7 Steps
Here are 7 steps for writing an effective lesson plan. Use these tips to write good lessons plans consistently that meet student needs.
Connected Learning: Definition and Theory
Connected learning is a different type of learning from what most people are familiar with. The learner pursues a personal interest in an active, engaged way that involves others. The […]
Benefits of Going for an MBA Degree
Earning a professional business degree, a Master of Business Administration, can have a variety of benefits in your career. The advantages of an MBA often extend beyond your non-work life […]
How Online Degrees Without Exams Benefit College Students
Some students are lucky enough to get to finish an entire university program — such as a bachelor’s degree or an MBA — without needing to sit for any exams. […]
Little House In The Big Woods
Using the book “Little House in the Big Woods” by Laura Ingalls Wilder, students gain information about an early American family as they and the teacher read together. Students write […]
Poetry Writing Lessons for Grade 8
Planning Guide Creating Learner-Focused Schools * Madison-Oneida BOCES- This document may not be reproduced in any form without the expressed written consent of the District Superintendent or his designee. LU […]
Nature and Composers Learning Unit
Each student team receives a packet to collect colors, sounds and water samples and capture them on video. Each discipline then uses the data for “inspiration” on a particular project […]