Welcome to Lessonopoly, a free tool that lets you manage your classroom, find and share lesson plans, and connect with other teachers.
Stepping Up to Algebra: View lesson plans from SVEF's 75-hour summer intervention program for middle school students. Our goal is to prepare students to successfully complete Algebra 1 in the 8th grade.
Incoming 8th Grade Curriculum: This is the 7th grade standards-based curriculum used in the summer to prepare students for taking Algebra I when they enter 8th grade.
Incoming 7th Grade Curriculum: This is the 6th grade standards-based curriculum used in the summer program. This curriculum was designed to address known weaknesses and misconceptions demonstrated in 6th grade math standards in order to put students on track to take Algebra I in the 8th grade.
View lesson plans from the AdVENTURE STEM program's integrated STEM Sustainability Unit. This unit was done with all 5th-8th grade students over the course of 20 days. Activities ranged from gaining a deeper understanding of choosing paper or plastic to creating trash from treasure. View lesson plans here.
"Science of NFL Football" is a 10-part video series with student activities and lesson plans. The videos feature exclusive footage and contributions from NFL football players and NSF scientists. The series will help teach your students concepts like nutrition, kinematics, and Newton's laws of motion. Check it out here.
Teach in a Santa Clara County public school? You might be eligible for a Teacher Innovation Grant! The grants provide extra resources needed for new and exciting teaching methods and learning experiences. Teachers can apply individually (up to $500) or collaboratively (up to $1,000) to purchase equipment or other needs that are not part of the regular school budget. SVEF also funds field trips. Next deadline is September 30, 2011. click here to learn more >>
Science of the Olympics With the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics upon us, now is the perfect time to take a closer look at the secret behind the sports: science and math! Lessonopoly has created student activities and lesson plans to support the video series, Science of the Olympic Winter Games, created by NBC Learn and the National Science Foundation. Featuring exclusive footage from NBC Sports and contributions from Olympic athletes and NSF scientists, the series will help teach your students concepts like friction and angular momentum.
Get Ready to Read! This set of 15 early literacy lesson plans is based on the Get Ready to Read! activity cards which focus on linguistic awareness, print knowledge, and emergent writing. Get Ready to Read! is an early childhood education program of the National Center for Learning Disabilities. This is a national initiative to build the early literacy skills of preschool-age children. Use these fun child-friendly early literacy activities in your early childhood classroom!
Smart Skies LineUp With Math and FlyBy Math are two activity sets developed under Smart Skies, a key part of the NASA Airspace Systems Program's educational efforts. The two activity sets are standards-based and enable students to use mathematical reasoning and problem-solving skills to investigate and solve air-traffic control distance-rate-time problems. Activities include hands-on experiments and a web-based simulator. These activities are appropriate for grades 5-9.