This is part three of a series on lesser-known heroines of the Civil Rights Era for Black History Month.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Your students probably recognize the first three names of incredible and resilient leaders from previous studies of Black History Month, but do they recognize the fourth name?
We all know that writing is good for learning. But, did you know how good it is for your student's brains?
Here are 3 ways that writing benefits your brain!
Every world-changer, social activist, and revolutionary stood on the shoulders of those before them.
Topics: Classroom Ideas
I won’t ever forget watching one of my most struggling students light up when he showed me that he had written a simple story in cuneiform, using the few glyphs that were included in the social studies book. “It's like I’m a time traveler!” he’d said.
Not everyone thinks about primary sources when planning science lessons for students in lower elementary.
However, teaching students to rely on facts and evidence as close to the reference point as possible is an incredible way to build critical thinking early on.
The good news is that science primary sources are everywhere:
I’ll be perfectly honest and say that I never really liked math as a student. And frankly, it didn't seem to like me either. I regularly called it "the bane of my existance", and used to get headaches in Algebra class.
Once, I was surprised with an administrator visit and teaching evaluation late in the afternoon on the very first day back from Winter Break.