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Divisional Cookies

In this lesson, students will define division as equal shares and discover how this transcends into fractions and fractional parts. Students should...

Mystery Numbers

Students will use mathematical reasoning to guess a secret number within a range of numbers by refining their guesses based on teacher response.Grade...

Musical Emotions

In this lesson, students will be asked to reflect on how music provokes different emotions, and how their own thoughts, feelings, and hopes connect...

Small Talk

In this lesson, students will be challenged to participate in a conversation while embodying the persona of a historical figure, literary figure, or...

Visual Music

This lesson will focus on how students analyzing a piece of music through musical elements and visualization can reinforce their working definitions...

Designer STEM

The purpose of this lesson is to have students explore content-related standards in science, math, or art through architectural design.Grade Level:...

What If?

The purpose of this lesson is to have students explore how the loss of a particular historical event, scientific discovery, math theorem, or art...

The Medium and the Message

The purpose of this lesson is to encourage students to consider how different types of media about the same subject enable deeper understanding of a...

Create a Digital Story

Students will identify the main character, setting, and plot of a story. Then, they will create their own original story and have their peers...

Making Predictions in a Story

Students will read Catch that Goat!: A Market Day in Nigeria and make predictions about what will happen next in the story.Grade Level: K-2Subject...

Party Plan

In this lesson, students will use mathematical thinking to solve a hypothetical real-world problem.  Grade Level: K-2, 3-5Subject Area: MathFor a...

Compare and Contrast Characters in a Story

Students will compare and contrast the lives of two cousins in the book Dear Primo: A Letter to My Cousin by Duncan Tonatiuh. They will then relate...

Describe 2D and 3D Shapes

Students will identify real-world examples of two dimensional and three dimensional shapes, and create shape riddles for their peers to solve.Grade...

Retell a Fable

Students will read the fable The Contest Between the Sun and the Wind and sequence the events of the story. Then, they will orally retell the story...

Animate a Conversation

This lesson challenges students to create a “greeting” conversation in the target language between two characters, then animate this conversation...

Dream House Design

This lesson allows students to explore math concepts such as area and perimeter through a creative design process when planning a digital blueprint...

Artifact Proposal

Students will build context about a historical period by analyzing and comparing primary source artifacts. Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8, 9-12Subject Area:...

Engineering Process Upcycling

Applying the Engineering Design Process, students will upcycle unwanted materials into a new product that solves a problem or meets an identified...

Build Your Mt. Rushmore

This lesson challenges students to compare historical figures within a given set of criteria, evaluate who best fits the criteria, and defend their...