Teaching vocabulary to ESL and EFL students can be a challenging task. Should it be done by pre-teaching vocabulary? This hub suggests an inductive approach as the best way to teach vocabulary.
Terrariums are easy for students to set up in the classroom and make an excellent tool for observing the water cycle. Create these mini ecosystems with your class and have your students investigate this most important earth process. They will gain inquiry and analytic skills through this fun...
This Hub is about teaching Middle School Math through the use of a hands-on activity. The topic being taught here is Factors and the hands-on activity is friendship bracelets and bead groupings and pattern.
This lesson plan is for middle school Drama I students and is from my final year of teaching theatre in Florida schools. It is a 6 week unit. It could be modified for high school drama appreciation.
Is it possible to create a true utopian society? Lois Lowry’s novel The Giver explores the dangers of sacrificing joy in order to eliminate the evil. When the main character, Jonas, receives the memories, good and bad, from the Giver, he has a hard time keeping the truth hidden and accepting a...
Learning Keyboarding and Typing Skills at and early age is becoming more and more important in our technology based world. Here I share my experiences in teaching keyboarding to middle school kids.
Are you a Harry Potter fan? Check out a fun way to teach budgeting with this hands-on activity using the book, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone: Book 1 to make a budget.
In an effort to share lesson plans with others to further our youth's education, I am dedicating my time and resources by sharing the United States History California Gold Rush lesson plan.
I have found that alot of children do not understand what punctuation is. From the simple full stop why do we need these things? How do we get it across to our children?
This Hub is about teaching Middle School Math through the use of a hands-on activity. The topic being taught here is statistics (specifically mean, median, and range) and the hands-on activity is using the Stock Market.