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Entrepreneurship in Action with Free Lesson Plans from Cashtivity

29 Aug
Entrepreneurship in Action with Free Lesson Plans from CashtivityCashtivity is an fantastic online platform for entrepreneurship education and project-based learning.  This year I’ve had the opportunity to contribute lesson plans to Cashtivity’s new Campus section of their website.  These lesson plans compliment the Cashtivity platform and were designed to help teachers integrate the business building tool into their school day.
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Entrepreneurship in Action with Free Lesson Plans from CashtivityOne lesson plan I’ve designed for Cashtivity is titled Creating a Business Plan: Financial Math.  In this lesson students will create a business plan and make decisions in partners and small groups.  This lesson was designed to be used with the online Cashtivity tool.  Just like Cashtivity, these lesson plans are completely free.  They are aligned to the Common Core State Standards.
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Check out the lesson plans and learn more about Cashtivity by visiting their website!

Promote Collaboration with Free Lesson Plans from Cashtivity

18 Aug
Promote Collaboration with Free Lesson Plans from Cashtivity Earlier this summer I shared Cashtivity, an engaging platform for entrepreneurship education and project-based learning.  I’ve had the opportunity to contribute lesson plans to Cashtivity’s new Campus section of their website.  These lesson plans compliment the Cashtivity platform and were designed to help teachers integrate the business building tool into their school day.
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Promote Collaboration with Free Lesson Plans from CashtivityOne lesson plan I’ve designed for Cashtivity is titled Brainstorming: Conversing and Collaborating About New Ideas.   In this lesson students will brainstorm a list of ideas, converse and collaborate with peers, and record and organize their ideas.  This lesson can be used when you’re getting started with Cashtivity and introducing core concepts to students.  Just like Cashtivity, these lesson plans are completely free.  They are aligned to the Common Core State Standards.
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Check out the lesson plans and learn more about Cashtivity by visiting their website!
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Global Oneness Project: Free Multicultural Stories & Lesson Plans

12 Aug
Global Oneness Project: Free Mulitcultural Stories & Lesson PlansI love free resources and here’s one perfect for teachers of multiple disciplines!  The Global Oneness Project offers free multicultural stories and accompanying lesson plans for high school and college classrooms.  Their award-winning collection of films, photo essays, and articles explore cultural, social, and environmental issues from around the world with a humanistic lens.  Aligned to National and Common Core Standards, their curriculum content contains an interdisciplinary approach to learning and facilitates the development of active, critical thinking.
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Global Oneness Project: Free Mulitcultural Stories & Lesson PlansEach month, the Global Oneness Project release a new story and accompanying lesson plan.  All of their content and resources are available for free with no ads or subscriptions.
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Check out their story of the month or visit the Global Oneness Project website to learn more!

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Cashtivity: Bring Entrepreneurship Education to Your Classroom

28 Jul

Cashtivity: Bring Entrepreneurship Education to Your Classroom Entrepreneurship education provides students with an introduction to skills that can be applied in the real world.  By engaging in tasks that connect to their everyday life, students will see a purpose for the math instruction, group work, and presentation skills that are woven throughout K-12 curriculum.  Cashtivity is a fantastic, free online tool for teachers looking to energize their instruction.  This online tool provides a platform for students to run their own business.

Cashtivity: Bring Entrepreneurship Education to Your ClassroomWith Cashtivity students will brainstorm their own product ideas, collaborate with a small group to make decisions, and learn how to determine prices and monitor demand.  The Cashtivity tool provides an online space for students to come together.  Students can work as teams to see their entrepreneurial vision come to life while applying cross-curricular skills to their project.  Cashtivity provides the resources you need to bring entrepreneurship education to your classroom.

Visit Cashtivity’s website to learn more!

Standards Planner: Summer Time-Saver for Your Lesson Plans

9 Jun

 

unnamed-1This year I’ve shared Standards Planner, an online tool that lets teachers create and organize their lessons quickly and easily. As you wrap up classes for summer and get ready for next year, Standards Planner will definitely come in handy. They are offering a free account for teachers with extra support, setup, and resources. This includes Khan Academy videos, CK12 resources, and all of the national and state standards including the Common Core, Next Gen Science, and ISTE standards.

sp-layoutOne new option that has just been released is the click and create feature right on your customized teaching schedule. Just click anywhere on your calendar and create or store your resources. Then when you come back next school year just select the day, click on the resource, and use it in the classroom. Standards Planner is free for teachers and integrates with your existing Google, Edmodo, Clever, Office 365 account.

Learn more by visiting their website!

 

OpenEd.io for Common Core Educational Resources

20 Apr

OpenEd logo JA_Ahgpr_400x400OpenEd.io is the world’s largest K-12 educational resource library and contains over a million assessments, homework assignments, videos, games and lesson plans.  Teachers can access content that is aligned to every Common Core Math, Language Arts, Literacy and Next Generation Science standard. It lets users easily find and assign resources from OpenEd’s pre-built lesson plans (lists of videos, assessments and homework) for every grade level and subject — and they can modify these lesson plans or create their own. While the vast majority of resources are free, OpenEd also offers a Premium Subscription of proprietary content from major educational publishers for just $9.95/month.

You might be familiar with OpenEd’s free app Common Core Quest, which is available for Apple, Android and Chrome. It allows students to take quizzes to demonstrate mastery of Common Core Math and English Language Arts skills and earn badges for each category. When students don’t achieve mastery, the app recommends videos and games to learn the precise micro-concepts they are struggling with. The net result is universal personalized learning for each student.

Learn more about OpenEd.io by visiting their website!

Win a QR Notebook with Lesson Plan Downloads

5 Nov


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I’ll be giving away a brand new Multimedia Enhanced QR Code Journal when you download lesson plans from my Syllabuy store!

Here’s how it works:

1. Visit my Syllabuy store and download as many lessons as you like

2. Forward your receipt to ClassTechTips@gmail.com

3. For every lesson you download you’ll get a virtual raffle ticket (1 download = 1 chance to win, 7 downloads = 7 chances to win)

*The contest ends 12/31/14, journal will be shipped to US addresses only

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