Teachers & Educators

4. Photographing & Sorting STEM Areas in Schools

This lesson aims to cultivate students’ awareness and appreciation of STEM concepts in their everyday lives, fostering critical consciousness and cultural competence.

3. The Rule of Thirds in Photography

Engage students in the captivating world of photography composition with our lesson on the rule of thirds. By exploring visually appealing photographs and drawing on their own experiences, students will learn the significance of the rule of thirds in creating stunning compositions.

2. Designing the Maps of STEM Areas in our School

This lesson continues the processes started in the lesson “Mapping STEM in school”. It engages students in reflecting on their school community and exploring STEM-related areas through the creation of school maps.

1. Mapping STEM Areas in our School

This lesson engages students in reflecting on their school community and exploring STEM-related areas through the creation of school maps. It can be utilized as a stand-alone activity or as the introductory lesson to showcase STEM places within schools.

Word Choice Matters!

Word Choice Matters is a lesson designed to look at different parts of speech and touch on textual examples of figurative language through translanguage. The lesson goes beyond identifying to asking students to create their own sentences using the text as a structural model.

How Does It Compare?

Is Lebron better than Steph Curry? Are Fords faster than Chevys? Will IU beat Purdue next year? Find out by engaging and creating your own statistical analysis, using measures of center and spread! After all, statistics do not lie.

Wow! Word Choice Matters!

Wow! Word Choice Matters! is a lesson designed to look at nouns and verbs specifically. The lesson goes beyond identifying and asks students to create their own sentences (replacing the nouns and verbs) using a translanguaging text as a structural model.

I Am

Using character traits, students will be able to explore their own personal identity. This lesson will help students make the connection of identifying their traits to later doing character analysis in a story.

What are the Story Stones?

This lesson is designed to look at the elements of a story, specifically; setting, characters, problem, and solution. It allows students the chance to discuss and share with their peers how the big and little parts of a story matter in understanding the story, the world, and ourselves.

Sequencing Events in a Story

Sequencing events in a story is a lesson designed to look at the beginning, middle, and end events in a story specifically while utilizing story elements, setting, characters, problem and solution. It allows students the chance to move, discuss and share out with their peers.