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Making Jamestown Come Alive! – 7163 There’s an APP for That! – 7404 Master Chef Cafeteria Challenge – 8241 Become a Meterologist – 7361 Write a Bill – 8123 Edgar Allan Poe Archivist Activity – 7810 First Graders Leading the Way – 7160 Senior Capstone Project – 8174 The Great Energy Debate – 7725 Geometry All Around Us – 7734 Es Una Fiesta! – 7732 Inspiring Change with Public Service Announcements – 8122 The Cool Change – 7680 Snow Me The Time – 7322 Spanish Rice is NOT Spanish Cuisine! First Aid & CPR Mobile App – 8164 Interpreting Twain’s Satire Through Vine – 8121 What’s your Pedigree? – 8172 21st Century Fireside Chats – 8167
 
Making Jamestown Come Alive! – 7163

Making Jamestown Come Alive! – 7163

Summary Prior to this lesson, the students made 2D fraction games in which they made their own questions, for their […]

There’s an APP for That! – 7404

There’s an APP for That! – 7404

Summary Students will display knowledge of a skill mastered in the classroom through an ongoing interactive bulletin board.  The board […]

Master Chef Cafeteria Challenge – 8241

Master Chef Cafeteria Challenge – 8241

Summary Students read an article from the Department of Agriculture on the pros and cons of school lunches and respond […]

Become a Meterologist – 7361

Become a Meterologist – 7361

Summary Students were posed the following scenario: You have just been hired by the local TV station as a meteorologist! […]

Write a Bill – 8123

Write a Bill – 8123

Summary In this 9-week long project, AP Government students take on the role of both interest group lobbyists and lawmakers. […]

Edgar Allan Poe Archivist Activity – 7810

Edgar Allan Poe Archivist Activity – 7810

Summary The students will complete a Performance Task about Edgar Allan Poe’s life using primary sources. A Performance Task requires the […]

First Graders Leading the Way – 7160

First Graders Leading the Way – 7160

Summary Our class first met to set a purpose for studying famous Americans and decided it was important to learn […]

Senior Capstone Project – 8174

Senior Capstone Project – 8174

Summary This capstone project is designed to be a culminating experience for students in the Center for Education and Human […]

The Great Energy Debate – 7725

The Great Energy Debate – 7725

Summary Lesson Website: www.tinyurl.com/thegreatenergydebate (containing all lesson materials) Energy: it powers our lives.  We use energy to power our schools, cars, homes […]

Geometry All Around Us – 7734

Geometry All Around Us – 7734

Summary Lesson Website: http://tinyurl.com/causey21  (containing all lesson materials) As a culminating activity for the first semester, students were given the opportunity to […]

Es Una Fiesta! – 7732

Es Una Fiesta! – 7732

Summary Lesson Website: http://tinyurl.com/esunafiesta (containing all lesson materials) Students in Mrs. Christian’s Spanish class have been commissioned to design a fancy Evite-like website […]

Inspiring Change with Public Service Announcements – 8122

Inspiring Change with Public Service Announcements – 8122

Summary Throughout the school year, English 9 students read and study novels that revolve around a theme of social injustice. […]

The Cool Change – 7680

The Cool Change – 7680

Summary Change is a good; that is true when it opens up new experiences for students and provides a glimpse […]

Snow Me The Time – 7322

Snow Me The Time – 7322

Summary The students used prior knowledge on telling time and making times with the hour and minute hands on the […]

Spanish Rice is NOT Spanish Cuisine!

Spanish Rice is NOT Spanish Cuisine!

Summary No!!!  Spanish rice is NOT authentic cuisine from Spain, but what is?  In this project student groups will explore […]

First Aid & CPR Mobile App – 8164

First Aid & CPR Mobile App – 8164

Summary Students create a real First Aid & CPR mobile app that can be used with a smartphone in the […]

Interpreting Twain’s Satire Through Vine – 8121

Interpreting Twain’s Satire Through Vine – 8121

Summary Excerpts of Mark Twain’s satire in the novel A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court are brought to life […]

What’s your Pedigree? – 8172

What’s your Pedigree? – 8172

Summary This assignment is designed to allow students to answer the authentic question “How can a pedigree be used to […]

21st Century Fireside Chats – 8167

21st Century Fireside Chats – 8167

Summary To gain a deeper understanding of President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal programs and the impact of radio as a […]

¿Dónde está Imán? (Where is Imán?)

¿Dónde está Imán? (Where is Imán?)

This lesson is for : Grade 7: Summary This is a partner project to create a digital children’s book learning […]

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Posted in Comm/Collab - Target, Creativity - Target, Critical Thinking - Target, Info Fluency - Target, Middle School, Project, Spanish, World Languages0 Comments

A Birthday Message for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

A Birthday Message for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Summary The Civil Rights movement of the 1960s, led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., informed the American public of […]

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Posted in Civics, Comm/Collab - App, Creativity - App, Critical Thinking - App, Grade Level, Info Fluency - App, Middle School, Project, TIP Chart0 Comments

Workplace Readiness Skills Bootcamp

Workplace Readiness Skills Bootcamp

Summary Workplace Readiness Skills (WRS) are an integral part of the Career and Technical Education (CTE) curriculum. Every CTE course […]

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Posted in Business, Comm/Collab - Target, Creativity - Target, Critical Thinking - App, CTE, Electives, Grade Level, High School, Info Fluency - App, Project0 Comments

Telling the Story… from History to Henrico

Telling the Story… from History to Henrico

This lesson is for : Grades 9 – 12: Summary Students conducted research about the Little Rock Nine and the […]

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Posted in Comm/Collab - Target, Creativity - Target, Critical Thinking - Target, Electives, High School, Info Fluency - Target, Music, Project, Theater, US History0 Comments

The Thread of Human Narrative Across Media

The Thread of Human Narrative Across Media

This lesson is for : Grades 9 – 12: Summary This project was a collaborative effort between Literature students at […]

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Posted in Art, Comm/Collab - App, Creativity - Target, Critical Thinking - App, English, High School, Language Arts0 Comments

Are You A Genius?

Are You A Genius?

Summary Students beginning middle school, often have questions about their abilities and achievements. Gifted students, especially often want to know […]

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Posted in Comm/Collab - Target, Creativity - App, Critical Thinking - App, Gifted, Info Fluency - App, Middle School, Project0 Comments

The Very Hungary Caterpillar

The Very Hungary Caterpillar

Summary Critical thinking, problem solving and creativity are heightened as SPED functional students use their current knowledge of days of […]

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Posted in Comm/Collab - App, Creativity - Dev, Critical Thinking - App, Exceptional Education, Info Fluency - Dev, Lesson, Middle School0 Comments

Scratching to Rescue

Scratching to Rescue

This lesson is for : Grade 3: Summary 3rd Graders to the rescue! Animals mean the world to many people […]

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Posted in Comm/Collab - Target, Creativity - Target, Critical Thinking - App, Elementary School, Info Fluency - Target, Lesson, Science0 Comments

Hallway of Change – Virtual Museum Performance Assessment

Hallway of Change – Virtual Museum Performance Assessment

Summary As part of a end of unit authentic assessment, students were given a performance task to research the social, […]

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Posted in Comm/Collab - Target, Creativity - Target, Critical Thinking - App, Info Fluency - App, Middle School, Project, Social Studies, US History, Virginia Studies0 Comments

Friendly Letters to Famous Friends

Friendly Letters to Famous Friends

This lesson is for : Grade 2: Summary Our class began by setting a purpose for writing to Famous Americans. […]

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Posted in Elementary School, English, Grade Level, Project, Social Studies0 Comments

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