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1:1 Essentials Program: Online PLC materials and resources for district teams
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1-to-1 Essentials offers guidance to proactively address issues that schools commonly face ...

1-to-1 Essentials offers guidance to proactively address issues that schools commonly face when going 1-to-1. Explore, customize, and choose the resources that will best support your school community.

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Education
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Common Sense Education
Date Added:
06/10/2016
12c. Who Pays for Education?
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Public education is the single largest expenditure for state and local governments ...

Public education is the single largest expenditure for state and local governments across the nation. Yet it is arguably the most criticized. Many people charge that public schools are faltering and that American academic achievements are far behind those in other countries. In recent years, many states and localities have experimented with improving public schools.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Civics and Government
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Independence Hall Association
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American Government
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01/31/2018
18b. Hamilton's Financial Plan
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Presidents Washington ($1), Lincoln ($5), Jackson ($20), and Grant ($50) all appear ...

Presidents Washington ($1), Lincoln ($5), Jackson ($20), and Grant ($50) all appear on currency. But what about this guy Alexander Hamilton on the ten-spot? How did he get there? A sawbuck says you'll know the answer after reading this piece.

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Business and Information Technology
U.S. History
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Reading
Provider:
Independence Hall Association
Provider Set:
US History
Date Added:
01/31/2018
1924 Early Years - Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams
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In this segment from the documentary Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams, Vel ...

In this segment from the documentary Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams, Vel Phillips introduces herself and shares about her early life and family.

Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams tells the story of one remarkable woman and the struggles she undertook to build a better community. Discover the story of civil rights activist Vel Phillips, Wisconsin's first African American woman elected secretary of state.

Lesson plans, other segments, the full documentary and other resources available at: https://pbswisconsineducation.org/vel-phillips-dream-big-dreams

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Author:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Date Added:
09/14/2016
1942 Howard University - Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams
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In this segment from the documentary Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams,"Vel Phillips ...

In this segment from the documentary Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams,"Vel Phillips experiences discrimination during college and marries her husband, Dale.

Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams tells the story of one remarkable woman and the struggles she undertook to build a better community. Discover the story of civil rights activist Vel Phillips, Wisconsin's first African American woman elected secretary of state.

Lesson plans, other segments, the full documentary and other resources available at: pbswisconsineducation.org/vel-phillips-dream-big-dreams.

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Social Studies
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Author:
PBS Wisconsin
PBS Wisconsin Education
Date Added:
09/14/2016
1948 Law School - Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams
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In this segment from the documentary Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams, Vel ...

In this segment from the documentary Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams, Vel Phillips and her husband face discrimination while attending law school.

Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams tells the story of one remarkable woman and the struggles she undertook to build a better community. Discover the story of civil rights activist Vel Phillips, Wisconsin's first African American woman elected secretary of state.

Lesson plans, other segments, the full documentary and other resources available at: https://pbswisconsineducation.org/vel-phillips-dream-big-dreams

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Author:
PBS Wisconsin
PBS Wisconsin Education
Date Added:
09/14/2016
1956 Alderwoman - Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams
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In this segment from the documentary Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams, learn ...

In this segment from the documentary Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams, learn how Vel Phillips had to overcome gender and race discrimination while in office.

Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams tells the story of one remarkable woman and the struggles she undertook to build a better community. Discover the story of civil rights activist Vel Phillips, Wisconsin's first African American woman elected secretary of state.

Lesson plans, other segments, the full documentary and other resources available at: https:/pbswisconsineducation.org/vel-phillips-dream-big-dreams

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Author:
PBS Wisconsin
PBS Wisconsin Education
Date Added:
09/14/2016
1956 First Campaign - Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams
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In this segment from the documentary Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams, Vel ...

In this segment from the documentary Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams, Vel Phillips is elected to Milwaukee's Common Council after opening a law office with her husband.

Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams tells the story of one remarkable woman and the struggles she undertook to build a better community. Discover the story of civil rights activist Vel Phillips, Wisconsin's first African American woman elected secretary of state.

Lesson plans, other segments, the full documentary and other resources available at: https://pbswisconsineducation.org/vel-phillips-dream-big-dreams

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Author:
PBS Wisconsin
PBS Wisconsin Education
Date Added:
09/14/2016
1960 Democratic National Convention - Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams
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In this segment from the documentary Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams, Vel ...

In this segment from the documentary Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams, Vel Phillips is the first African American woman elected to the Democratic National Committee.

Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams tells the story of one remarkable woman and the struggles she undertook to build a better community. Discover the story of civil rights activist Vel Phillips, Wisconsin's first African American woman elected secretary of state.

Lesson plans, other segments, the full documentary and other resources available at: https://pbswisconsineducation.org/vel-phillips-dream-big-dreams

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Author:
PBS Wisconsin
PBS Wisconsin Education
Date Added:
09/14/2016
1962 The Road to Open Housing - Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams
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In this segment from the documentary Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams, Milwaukee ...

In this segment from the documentary Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams, Milwaukee residents are not allowed to buy housing in certain neighborhoods because of segregation.

Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams tells the story of one remarkable woman and the struggles she undertook to build a better community. Discover the story of civil rights activist Vel Phillips, Wisconsin's first African American woman elected secretary of state.

Lesson plans, other segments, the full documentary and other resources available at: https://pbswisconsineducation.org/vel-phillips-dream-big-dreams

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Author:
PBS Wisconsin
PBS Wisconsin Education
Date Added:
09/14/2016
1967 Open Housing - Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams
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In this segment from the documentary Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams, Vel ...

In this segment from the documentary Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams, Vel Phillips is arrested while rallying for the right to live in any neighborhood.

Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams tells the story of one remarkable woman and the struggles she undertook to build a better community. Discover the story of civil rights activist Vel Phillips, Wisconsin's first African American woman elected secretary of state.

Lesson plans, other segments, the full documentary and other resources available at: https://pbswisconsineducation.org/vel-phillips-dream-big-dreams

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Author:
PBS Wisconsin
PBS Wisconsin Education
Date Added:
09/14/2016
1971 Children's Court Judge - Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams
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In this segment from the documentary Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams, Governor ...

In this segment from the documentary Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams, Governor Patrick Lucey appoints Vel Phillips as a children's court judge.

Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams tells the story of one remarkable woman and the struggles she undertook to build a better community. Discover the story of civil rights activist Vel Phillips, Wisconsin's first African American woman elected secretary of state.

Lesson plans, other segments, the full documentary and other resources available at: https://pbswisconsineducation.org/vel-phillips-dream-big-dreams

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Author:
PBS Wisconsin
PBS Wisconsin Education
Date Added:
09/14/2016
1978 Secretary of State - Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams
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In this segment from the documentary Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams, Vel ...

In this segment from the documentary Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams, Vel Phillips is elected Wisconsin's first African American Secretary of State.

Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams tells the story of one remarkable woman and the struggles she undertook to build a better community. Discover the story of civil rights activist Vel Phillips, Wisconsin's first African American woman elected secretary of state.

Lesson plans, other segments, the full documentary and other resources available at: https://pbswisconsineducation.org/vel-phillips-dream-big-dreams

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Author:
PBS Wisconsin
PBS Wisconsin Education
Date Added:
09/14/2016
1982 After Secretary of State - Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams
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In this segment from the documentary Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams, learn ...

In this segment from the documentary Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams, learn how Vel Phillips continued to work for equity and justice after her political career ended.

Vel Phillips: Dream Big Dreams tells the story of one remarkable woman and the struggles she undertook to build a better community. Discover the story of civil rights activist Vel Phillips, Wisconsin's first African American woman elected secretary of state.

Lesson plans, other segments, the full documentary and other resources available at: https://pbswisconsineducation.org/vel-phillips-dream-big-dreams

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Author:
PBS Wisconsin
PBS Wisconsin Education
Date Added:
09/14/2016
2nd Grade Unit on Seed Dispersal, Plant Life Cycles and Pollination
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This unit focuses on the diversity of life at Hartje School Forest ...

This unit focuses on the diversity of life at Hartje School Forest and centers around NGSS Standards on Ecosystem Interactions, Energy and Dynamics. Field experiences in observing and recording the diversity of life, seed dispersal methods, plant pollination, and plant life cycles will support science disciplinary core ideas, cross-cutting concepts, and hands-on engineering practices.

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Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
Technology and Engineering
Education
Educational Technology
Elementary Education
Life Science
Environmental Science
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Activity/Lab
Diagram/Illustration
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Module
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Author:
Amy Workman
Stacy Stecker
Date Added:
08/02/2019
46f. A Consumer Economy
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The 1920s was a decade of increasing conveniences for the middle class. ...

The 1920s was a decade of increasing conveniences for the middle class. New products made household chores easier and led to more leisure time. Products previously too expensive became affordable. New forms of financing allowed every family to spend beyond their current means. Advertising capitalized on people's hopes and fears to sell more and more goods.

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Business and Information Technology
Marketing, Management and Entrepreneurship
U.S. History
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Reading
Provider:
Independence Hall Association
Provider Set:
US History
Date Added:
01/31/2018
ABC Individual Workout
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Alphabet Workout We used first and last names. Every letter is an ...

Alphabet Workout 
We used first and last names.  Every letter is an activity.  You could spell answers to review questions, random questions, or vocab words.  Possibilities are endless!  Work individually or as a group.  Make it fit for your curriculum and environment. 

Subject:
Health Science
Education
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Game
Interactive
Lesson Plan
Provider:
Vicki Landers
Date Added:
03/20/2018
ARIS Career Exploration
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Using ARIS open-source platform, students create a scavenger hunt/game for district students ...

Using ARIS open-source platform, students create a scavenger hunt/game for district students to explore local community career opportunities.  

Subject:
Career and Technical Education
Business and Information Technology
Computer Science
Information and Technology Literacy
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Game
Interactive
Lesson
Lesson Plan
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Provider:
Jackie Warren
Date Added:
10/23/2015
Abraham Lincoln and the $5 Note
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Students participate in a puzzle activity to identify leadership characteristics that Abraham ...

Students participate in a puzzle activity to identify leadership characteristics that Abraham Lincoln possessed. They review the changes in the redesigned $5 note and consider how LincolnŐs leadership characteristics contribute to the fact that he is pictured on the $5 note. Students look at a timeline of LincolnŐs life and identify significant events in his road to the White House. They play a game to review content learned in the lesson.

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Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Lesson Plan
Reading
Provider:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Provider Set:
Economic Lowdown Lessons
Date Added:
01/31/2018
Adaptation and Mitigation - Climate Wisconsin
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After watching this video, students will be able to distinguish between the ...

After watching this video, students will be able to distinguish between the roles of mitigation and adaptation in responding to climate change. The video offers examples of actions that humans can take as individuals and a society to adapt to and mitigate the impacts of climate change on natural and built environments.

Adaption and Mitigation is from Climate Wisconsin — an educational multimedia project featuring stories about the impact of climate change in Wisconsin. Available resources include an interactive and ten videos along with background essays and teaching tips. Climate Wisconsin connects stories of personal observation and experience to current climate change research.

Discover more at ClimateWisconsin.org.

Subject:
Environmental Literacy and Sustainability
Physical Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Author:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Date Added:
09/14/2016
Advanced Analytic Methods in Geospatial Intelligence
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The traditional approach to geospatial analysis is the intuitive technique. In order ...

The traditional approach to geospatial analysis is the intuitive technique. In order to improve analysis, relatively uncomplicated methods exist to help intelligence analysts structure their analysis. These structured methods, which can be applied to a broad range of problems, provide a scientific-like and demonstrable approach to analysis that can enhance the intelligence analyst objectivity. Structured methodologies do not replace the subjective insight of the intelligence analyst. Instead, the intent is to use a logical framework to illustrate and capitalize on intuition, experience, and judgment. A structured methodology provides a traceable and repeatable means to reach a conclusion. Significant for us, structured methods have significant value in that they can be taught. Structured methodologies are severely neglected in the geospatial realm. This course teaches the theory and practice behind a structured analytic method designed for geospatial intelligence, with particular emphasis given to selecting and applying appropriate analysis techniques to create and test hypotheses. Students will assess the various connotative biases and spatial fallacies that interfere with sound spatial thinking. Students also appraise basic analysis techniques including imagination, diagnostic, and challenging & reframing.

Subject:
Geography
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Activity/Lab
Assessment
Diagram/Illustration
Full Course
Reading
Syllabus
Provider:
Pennsylvania State University
Provider Set:
Penn State, College of EMS
Author:
Mr. Steve Handwerk, Mr. David Jimenez, Dr. Gregory Thomas
Date Added:
11/09/2017
The African Continent: Earthquakes, Tectonics and Geology
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Earthquakes are natural phenomena that can cause immense human suffering because of ...

Earthquakes are natural phenomena that can cause immense human suffering because of intense ground shaking, and are consequently of great societal importance. Earthquakes are also important because the seismic waves that generate the ground shaking provide scientists with important information about Plate Tectonics and geology, in particular information about the structure and composition of our planet and how the insides of the planet are deforming. In this course, earthquakes in Africa and the seismic waves they generate are used to help students to learn about the geology of Africa and how the earth beneath the African continent is being deformed by Plate Tectonics.

Subject:
Geology/Earth Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Diagram/Illustration
Full Course
Reading
Syllabus
Provider:
Pennsylvania State University
Provider Set:
Penn State, College of EMS
Author:
Andy Nyblade
Date Added:
11/09/2017
Age of Jackson
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This resource can be used as an introduction to Andrew Jackson's Presidency, ...

This resource can be used as an introduction to Andrew Jackson's Presidency, also as an end of unit review.  John reviews Jackson's presidency including his expansion of executive powers, refusal to follow legislative and judicial orders and how he used his supporters to craft his staff in the White House.  John gives students a general overview of what Andrew Jackson could look like.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
John Greene
Date Added:
03/20/2018
All About Plants
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K-5 Lesson about plants. Objectives include 1) Identify and describe the parts ...

K-5 Lesson about plants.  Objectives include  1) Identify and describe the parts of a flowering plant
2) Differentiate between types of plants
3) Describe the needs of plants
4)  Define the term photosynthesis
Videos, and links are available

Subject:
Botany
Material Type:
Assessment Item
Diagram/Illustration
Learning Task
Lesson Plan
Reference Material
Simulation
Provider:
Discovery Education
Date Added:
12/13/2016
The American Revolution as Civil War
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This lesson looks at how the American Revolution manifested itself as a ...

This lesson looks at how the American Revolution manifested itself as a civil war, and turned neighbors into enemies. America in Class Lessons are tailored to meet the Common Core State Standards. The Lessons present challenging primary resources in a classroom-ready format, with background information and analytical strategies that enable teachers and students to subject texts and images to the close reading called for in the Standards.

Subject:
Fine Arts
U.S. History
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Lesson Plan
Reading
Provider:
National Humanities Center
Provider Set:
America In Class
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Ancient History Encyclopedia
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Ancient History Encyclopedia is a non-profit educational website with a global vision: ...

Ancient History Encyclopedia is a non-profit educational website with a global vision: to provide the best ancient history information on the internet for free.

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Fine Arts
Ancient History
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Homework/Assignment
Interactive
Reading
Textbook
Provider:
Ancient History Encyclopedia
Provider Set:
Individual Authors
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Animal Cell Tutorial
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This resource is a full tutorial on the organelles of an animal ...

This resource is a full tutorial on the organelles of an animal cell. The online animation includes interaction with the organelles. As you click on the organelles their function and definition pop up along with relevant animations. After completing the organelle tutorial the site offers an animal cell organelle game to check a student's understanding along with a quiz. 

This resource could be used as a precursor to direct instruction allowing student's to explore the organelles and their function prior to a formal teacher led lesson. This could also supplement students who may have been absent during the organelle lesson or are in need of further individualized instruction on the organelles. This tutorial could also be used as a culminating review for students to check their understanding of the organelles, their function, location and definition.

Subject:
Biology
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Game
Interactive
Learning Task
Reading
Self Assessment
Provider:
Sheppard Software
Date Added:
06/16/2015
The Apple (division with fractions)
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In this 3-act play for mathematics, students are presented with a question, ...

In this 3-act play for mathematics, students are presented with a question, "How many cubes are needed to balance the beam?".  The students will then watch a short video, answer some questions, and then determine solve the mathematical task using division of fractions. This 3-act play would be appropriate to use to introduce division by a fraction or as an assessment of learning after instruction.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Alternate Assessment
Assessment Item
Diagram/Illustration
Formative Assessment
Learning Task
Lesson Plan
Provider:
gfletchy.com
Date Added:
12/15/2016
Applying Properties of Exponents
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This is a lesson plan designed to allow students to recall and ...

This is a lesson plan designed to allow students to recall and use the properties of exponents to generate equivalent numeric expressions, identify the appropriate property to use and apply it correctly, and check the numerical value of an expression involving exponents without using a calculator. There is a fun matching activity for students at the end of the lesson to allow students to practice what they have learned and for the teacher to assess their learning by listening to and watching the students work and discuss strategy with each other.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Diagram/Illustration
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Provider:
Mathematics Assessment Resource Service, University of Nottingham
Date Added:
12/28/2015
Are All Stars Like The Sun?
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This is an activity about comparing images of the Sun in different ...

This is an activity about comparing images of the Sun in different wavelengths of light. Learners will examine solar images taken by the SOHO spacecraft to look for differences in the features that are visible in the various wavelengths of light. This activity requires access to the internet to view or print images of the Sun. This is Activity 7 of the Sun As a Star afterschool curriculum.

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Technology and Engineering
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Data Set
Diagram/Illustration
Full Course
Lesson Plan
Provider:
NASA
Provider Set:
NASA Wavelength
Date Added:
10/13/2017
Art and Ecology
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Artists are often particularly keen observers and precise recorders of the physical ...

Artists are often particularly keen observers and precise recorders of the physical conditions of the natural world. As a result, paintings can be good resources for learning about ecology. Teachers can use this lesson to examine with students the interrelationship of geography, natural resources, and climate and their effects on daily life. It also addresses the roles students can take in caring for the environment. Students will look at paintings that represent cool temperate, warm temperate, and tropical climates.
In this lesson students will: Identify natural resources found in particular geographic areas; Discuss ways in which climate, natural resources, and geography affect daily life; Apply critical-thinking skills to consider the various choices artists have made in their representations of the natural world; Make personal connections to the theme by discussing ways they can be environmental stewards; Identify natural resources found in particular geographic areas; Discuss ways in which climate, natural resources, and geography affect daily life; Apply critical-thinking skills to consider the various choices artists have made in their representations of the natural world; Make personal connections to the theme by discussing ways they can be environmental stewards.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Art History
Performing and Visual Arts
Ecology
Geography
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Diagram/Illustration
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Gallery of Art
Date Added:
10/13/2017
Articulate it! Pro
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Articulate it! is a multi-player app created specifically to help children improve ...

Articulate it! is a multi-player app created specifically to help children improve their speech sound production. It targets English consonant sounds at the word, phrase, sentence and story level. It is very easy to collect data on multiple children as well as use for feedback with the audio & video record features and camera. Articulate it! is certified by The REMLE Project to adhere to evidence-based practices and, based on the results of the study, effective in treatment of the triad of impairments.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Diagram/Illustration
Formative Assessment
Game
Interactive
Learning Task
Lesson Plan
Rubric/Scoring Guide
Provider:
Smarty Ears
Date Added:
02/09/2017
The Art of Education Website
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This website has National Standard aligned lesson plans, courses art teachers (and ...

This website has National Standard aligned lesson plans, courses art teachers (and others) can take for credit or professional development, and online magazine, videos, and art conferences.  
They cover art: advocacy, assessment, classroom management, creativity, technology, curriculum, differentiation, Instructional strategies, media, techniques, methods, approaches, organization, philosophies, and professional development.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Art and Design
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Alternate Assessment
Assessment Item
Curriculum Map
Diagram/Illustration
Formative Assessment
Full Course
Interactive
Interim/Summative Assessment
Learning Task
Lesson Plan
Reading
Reference Material
Rubric/Scoring Guide
Self Assessment
Simulation
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Unit of Study
Provider:
Jessica Balsley
Date Added:
12/15/2016
The Art of Romare Bearden
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The visual narratives and abstractions of this preeminent African American artist explore ...

The visual narratives and abstractions of this preeminent African American artist explore the places where he lived and worked: the rural South, Pittsburgh, Harlem, and the Caribbean. Bearden's central themesŃreligion, jazz and blues, history, literature, and the realities of black lifeŃendured throughout his remarkable career in watercolors, oils, and especially collages and photomontages from the 1940s through the 1980s.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Art History
Performing and Visual Arts
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Reading
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Textbook
Provider:
National Gallery of Art
Date Added:
10/10/2017
As A Baby Grows
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This is a PowerPoint to be utilized during the Human Growth and ...

This is a PowerPoint to be utilized during the Human Growth and Development Unit.  It covers fertilization, development of a fetus, pregnancy and delivery, as well as complications of pregnancy and delivery.

Subject:
Health Science
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Interactive
Provider:
unknown
Author:
Unknown
Date Added:
03/28/2018
Baboon Longevity Under Adversity
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This graph depicts survival curves for 196 adult female baboons from a ...

This graph depicts survival curves for 196 adult female baboons from a population in Kenya. The baboons were grouped by the number of adverse conditions that they had experienced early in life. Project or distribute the image to engage students. The downloadable Educator Materials PDF, which includes background information, graph interpretation and discussion questions, and the Student Handout, which includes the image and background information, have been remediated to comply with Section 508 of the National Rehabilitation Act for accessibility and can be used with screen readers.

Subject:
Biology
Ecology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Diagram/Illustration
Lesson
Student Guide
Date Added:
11/08/2018
Balance It App
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The Balance It App is a Task Card Resource and a simple ...

The Balance It App is a Task Card Resource and a simple and easy way to provide students with visual prompts to help them develop Gymnastic skills.  It is well worth the $1.99. There are over 60 balances that progressively build up in difficulty, allowing students to develop their static balance and team work skills. Balances range from Indiviual Balances, to balances of two, three, five, and large group balances.  

Subject:
Health Science
Education
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Interactive
Learning Task
Simulation
Provider:
Jarrod Robinson
Date Added:
03/20/2018
Basketball Interactive QR Skill Posters
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This resource includes skill posters to help students understand, practice, and master ...

This resource includes skill posters to help  students understand, practice, and master a variety of sport skills. For this example, I've chosen basketball. However, examples for volleyball, hockey, and rugby exist.  Each poster includes a QR Code which is broken down by skill level for students to view a demonstration of the skill along with an activity to practice it.

Subject:
Health Science
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Reference Material
Provider:
thephysicaleducator.com
Date Added:
05/17/2016
Becoming American, the British Atlantic Colonies, 1690-1763: Primary Sources
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The National Humanities center presents reading guides with primary source materials for ...

The National Humanities center presents reading guides with primary source materials for the study of the British Atlantic Colonies 1690-1763: Becoming American. Primary source materials include letters, pamphlets, journals, newspapers, maps, paintings, poems, and more. Resources are divided into the topics: Growth, Peoples, Economies, Ideas, and American.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Ethnic Studies
U.S. History
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Reading
Provider:
National Humanities Center
Provider Set:
America In Class
Date Added:
10/10/2017
Being 13: Inside the Secret World of Teens
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This article discusses the CNN video report #Being13 which was a study ...

This article discusses the CNN video report #Being13 which was a study of social networking and teens.  The article links to the video report and highlights some of the findings.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Health Science
Character Education
Social Studies
Psychology
Sociology and Anthropology
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Reading
Reference Material
Provider:
Cable News Network
Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.
Date Added:
04/10/2016
Belle Case La Follette: Ballots And Bloomers - Wisconsin Biographies
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At a time when women were expected to stay at home, Belle ...

At a time when women were expected to stay at home, Belle Case La Follette went out and made her voice heard in national politics. She was a staunch supporter of women's rights, racial justice, physical education for women and other progressive causes.

This story is from Wisconsin Biographies — a collection of free educational, online media resources to enrich your social studies and literacy curriculum, using the stories of famous people in Wisconsin history. Educational materials include short animated videos, leveled ebooks and printable books, cross curricular online activities for students, a gallery of historic images, and teaching tips (short, flexible lesson plans) tied to fourth grade academic standards. Students can define, analyze, compare and contrast historical figures, time periods, eras and themes, including westward expansion, slavery, women’s suffrage, innovation, and civil rights. 

This interactive resource is designed for use in elementary and middle schools, and for kids at home.

Discover more at pbswisconsineducation.org/biographies.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Author:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Date Added:
09/14/2016
Ben Franklin: Highlighting the Printer
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Students will learn that money is an invention. They will read and ...

Students will learn that money is an invention. They will read and analyze an essay focusing primarily on one aspect of Ben FranklinŐs lifeŃhis work as a printerŃand how he was an inventor and entrepreneur who also promoted the use of currency in the United States. Students will cite specific textual evidence regarding problems and solutions and will answer questions and complete a timeline. By using evidence and information gleaned from text, students will write a fictitious social media post defending the selection of Ben FranklinŐs portrait for the $100 note.

Subject:
Business and Information Technology
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Lesson Plan
Reading
Provider:
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
Provider Set:
Economic Lowdown Lessons
Date Added:
01/31/2018
Bill Harley And Arthur Davidson: Innovation On Two Wheels - Wisconsin Biographies
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Resources, ideas, and opportunities combined at the turn of the century to ...

Resources, ideas, and opportunities combined at the turn of the century to enable Bill Harley and Arthur Davidson to realize their dream of building a better motorcycle. The company they founded as young men became one of the largest companies in Wisconsin.

This story is from Wisconsin Biographies — a collection of free educational, online media resources to enrich your social studies and literacy curriculum, using the stories of famous people in Wisconsin history. Educational materials include short animated videos, leveled ebooks and printable books, cross curricular online activities for students, a gallery of historic images, and teaching tips (short, flexible lesson plans) tied to fourth grade academic standards. Students can define, analyze, compare and contrast historical figures, time periods, eras and themes, including westward expansion, slavery, women’s suffrage, innovation, and civil rights. 

This interactive resource is designed for use in elementary and middle schools, and for kids at home.

Discover more at pbswisconsineducation.org/biographies.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Author:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Date Added:
09/14/2016
BioQUEST Library, The
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This peer-reviewed publication contains over 70 MAC and PC tools, simulations, databases, ...

This peer-reviewed publication contains over 70 MAC and PC tools, simulations, databases, and other resources developed for undergraduate biology.

Subject:
Education
Life Science
Biology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Case Study
Data Set
Diagram/Illustration
Full Course
Lesson Plan
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AMSER: Applied Math and Science Education Repository
Internet Scout Project
Shodor
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AMSER: Applied Math and Science Education Repository
Internet Scout Project
CSERD: Computational Science Education Reference Desk
Date Added:
10/13/2017
Biochemistry
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This is an introductory course in biochemistry, designed for both biology and ...

This is an introductory course in biochemistry, designed for both biology and chemical engineering majors.

A consistent theme in this course is the development of a quantitative understanding of the interactions of biological molecules from a structural, thermodynamic, and molecular dynamic point of view. A molecular simulation environment provides the opportunity for you to explore the effect of molecular interactions on the biochemical properties of systems. Topics covered include: Protein Function, Structure and Function of Carbohydrates, Lipids and Biological Membranes, Metabolism, Nucleic and Acid and Biochemistry.

Subject:
Chemistry
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Full Course
Interactive
Reading
Provider:
Carnegie Mellon University
Provider Set:
Open Learning Initiative
Date Added:
11/09/2017
Biology OER
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Assorted biology-related OER including biomedical science, biology and forensic science. OER in ...

Assorted biology-related OER including biomedical science, biology and forensic science. OER in multiple formats including video, animations and downloadable text.

Subject:
Biology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Case Study
Diagram/Illustration
Lecture
Provider:
De Montfort University
Author:
Vivien Rolfe and others
Date Added:
01/22/2018
Birkebeiner - Climate Wisconsin
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In this story, follow John Kotar through the 2010 American Birkebeiner cross-country ...

In this story, follow John Kotar through the 2010 American Birkebeiner cross-country ski race from Cable to Hayward, WI. Having skied every 'Birkie' since it started in 1973, John shares his experience and how the race is being threatened by climate change.

This story is from Climate Wisconsin — an educational multimedia project featuring stories about the impact of climate change in Wisconsin. Available resources include an interactive and ten videos along with background essays and teaching tips. Climate Wisconsin connects stories of personal observation and experience to current climate change research.

Discover more at ClimateWisconsin.org.

Subject:
Environmental Literacy and Sustainability
Physical Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Author:
PBS Wisconsin Education
Date Added:
09/14/2016
Botany & Art and Their Roles in Conservation
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The lessons in this issue of Smithsonian in Your Classroom introduce the ...

The lessons in this issue of Smithsonian in Your Classroom introduce the work of botanists and botanical illustrators, specifically their race to make records of endangered plant species around the world. “Very little of the world’s flora has been fully studied,” says one Smithsonian botanist, “and time is running out.” In the first lesson, students gets to know six endangered plants. They examine illustrations, photographs, and dried specimens of the plants as they consider this question: If a scientist can take a picture of a plant, are there advantages in having an illustration? They go on to consider some of the big questions that botanists themselves must ask: Which of these species are most in need of conservation efforts? Are any of these plants more worth saving than others?In the second lesson, the students try their own hands at botanical illustration, following the methods of a Smithsonian staff illustrator. All that is required for the lesson are pencils, markers, tracing paper, and access to a photocopier.

Subject:
Fine Arts
Life Science
Botany
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Diagram/Illustration
Lecture
Lesson Plan
Reading
Unit of Study
Provider:
Smithsonian Institution
Provider Set:
Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund
Author:
Smithsonian Institute
Date Added:
01/22/2018
Bounded Fraction Finder
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Determine the value of two fractions you have chosen (which are represented ...

Determine the value of two fractions you have chosen (which are represented as points on a number line). Then find a fraction whose value is between your two fractions and determine its value. This manipulative is the same as "Bounded Fraction Pointer" but there is no arrow to help the user determine the value of a fraction between the two endpoints. Bounded Fraction Finder is one of the Interactivate assessment explorers.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Diagram/Illustration
Formative Assessment
Interactive
Learning Task
Lesson Plan
Self Assessment
Simulation
Provider:
Shodor
Author:
Lindsay Reiten
Date Added:
02/14/2017
Bounded Fraction Pointer
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Determine the value of two fractions you have chosen (which are represented ...

Determine the value of two fractions you have chosen (which are represented as points on a number line). Then find a fraction whose value is between your two fractions (using an arrow on the number line as a guide) and determine its value. Bounded Fraction Pointer is one of the Interactivate assessment explorers.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Diagram/Illustration
Formative Assessment
Interactive
Learning Task
Lesson Plan
Self Assessment
Simulation
Provider:
Shodor
Date Added:
02/14/2017