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Visual Learning: It's in the Bag Visual Learning: It's in the Bag
This Visual Learning activity will get students thinking about how we use plastic, and the implications of living conveniently.
YES! Recommends: StoryCorps YES! Recommends: StoryCorps
StoryCorps records and archives interviews of everyday Americans to preserve history and personal stories. Its National Teachers Initiative was created to celebrate great teachers and to highlight their invaluable contributions and influence on students and all of us.
Curriculum & Resources: The Teacher Salary Project Curriculum & Resources: The Teacher Salary Project
Words That Inspire: You Have My Permission to Wear a Hoodie Every Day Words That Inspire: You Have My Permission to Wear a Hoodie Every Day
In the wake of Trayvon Martin’s death, what advice should a mother give to her young, brown son? Use Rasha Hamid's words to start a discussion with your students about what this tragedy means.
Spotlight on Green Spotlight on Green
A collection of education resources about "Green." From the environment to the economy, bring green into the classroom.
Curriculum & Resources: Global Oneness Project Curriculum & Resources: Global Oneness Project
The Global Oneness Project is offering educational film toolkits. Take advantage of this great opportunity to explore interconnectedness and promote social wellness.
Curriculum & Resources: The Corporation Curriculum & Resources: The Corporation
Watch a new video about an eighth grade class using The Corporation film as a discussion starter. Share with your students using free curriculum from The Ontario Institute of Studies in Education.
Visual Learning: Who Is That Masked Man? Visual Learning: Who Is That Masked Man?
Visual literacy lesson plan focusing on Guy Fawkes mask image and the issue of corporate power and deception.
YES! Recommends: The Story of Stuff Project YES! Recommends: The Story of Stuff Project
The Story of Stuff Project now offers more films that explain and inform. Check out The Story of Broke, The Story of Citizens United v. FEC, and don't miss out on free curriculum from Facing the Future.
Curriculum & Resources: De-Stress Your Classroom Curriculum & Resources: De-Stress Your Classroom
Edutopia bundle of resources on meditation programs that can be used in school. Steps and benefits to bringing meditation to the classroom.
Curriculum & Resources: Teaching Social Movements Curriculum & Resources: Teaching Social Movements
A collection of YES! resources for teaching about Occupy and other social movements.
Curriculum & Resources: The Legacy Project Curriculum & Resources: The Legacy Project
Cornell Professor Karl Pillemer, founder of The Legacy Project: Lessons for Living from the Wisest Americans, collected over 1,500 interviews of elders on a variety of subjects. In text and video, the oldest living generations of Americans share their experiences.
Words That Inspire: 3/4-Baked Words That Inspire: 3/4-Baked
Jason McLennan suggests that we stop "chasing perfection."
Curriculum & Resources: Academy of Achievement Curriculum & Resources: Academy of Achievement
With biographies, personal interviews, and powerful images, the Academy of Achievement provides the opportunity for students to find a modern hero that resonates with their life. A content-rich Achiever Gallery of photos and a well-organized curriculum are terrific resources for hero projects or studies.
Visual Learning: You Say Tomato, I Say Tomahto Visual Learning: You Say Tomato, I Say Tomahto
Visual Learning activity using an image of industrial tomato field in the central valley of California.
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