Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum


Observe and Learn from Effective Teachers


Teachers take the stage every day in front of their students, striving to instruct, engage and guide. Being observed by a classroom of students is the norm. As Matthew O. Richardson points out in his journal article [1] for the National Education … [Continue reading]

Thematic Art Project (for high school social studies)


Thematic Art Project Lesson Plan Authors: Karen Marshall and her colleagues at Francis Parker School, San Diego, CA Subject Area: Social Studies Grade Level: 9 Length of Time: about 9 days Note: This project is versatile in that it can be used … [Continue reading]

How to Share Ideas From Your Classroom

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We know you create amazing lesson plans and activities using Learner.org resources. Share them with other teachers on the Ideas From Your Classrooms section of our blog. Submit your lesson plans and activities to blog@learner.org for … [Continue reading]

Annenberg-Newseum Summer Teacher Institute: Apply Now!

28 Aug 1963, Washington, DC, USA --- More than 200,000 people participated in the March on Washington demonstrations. The throng marched to the Mall and listened to Civil Rights leaders, clergyman and others addressed the crowd, including Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

Dates: Wednesday, July 16 – Friday, July 18 Time: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day Where: The Newseum, Washington, DC Cost: FREE Application Deadline Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. on May 26, 2014 Participants will be … [Continue reading]