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Teaching the Olympics in every class

February 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Classroom, Content - Language Arts, Content - Math, Content - Science, Content - Social Studies, Content-Art

I will admit- while I am not a big sports person, somehow I do get involved in the Olympics.  No matter what subject you teach, the New York Times in their The Learning Network has lesson plans for every disciple.  From art to science (including health and journalism), there are lesson plans here for you.

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Arts in the Common Core

November 20th, 2013 · No Comments · Content-Art

We are Teachers shared a series of posts on several  ways to integrate arts with the Common Core.  For the complete post, please click here.

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Not ready to lead the band

November 12th, 2013 · No Comments · Content-Art

But you will have a much better understanding of the orchestra (and each section) after viewing this interactive orchestra.  Click on a section and take a short quiz- this would work well on a SMARTBoard.  For the complete post on TeachersFirst, please click here.

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Media History

September 23rd, 2013 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies, Content- Cross Discipline, Content-Art

If you need primary sources (magazines and newspaper) for media studies, then you might like Lantern.  Narrow your search by date, title, collection, format, and language.  All of these are in the public dominion and can be reused.  For the complete post from TeachersFirst, please click here.

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