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5 Memorial Day Math Activities
Try these fun Memorial Day math activities to engage students who are drawn to discussions around the holiday and may find it as an entry point into mathematical learning.
Shaped Staff
April 16, 2021
4 Fun Earth Day Activities for School
Honor the planet in your classroom with these fun Earth Day activities for middle school and high school students.
Danni Green
Writer, Girls Write Now
March 11, 2021
Podcast: Creating Classroom Content Worth Watching Feat. CJ Reynolds
Meet CJ Reynolds, a high school teacher in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. By creating the teacher YouTube channel Real Rap with Reynolds, he has discovered that what might be ordinary for his classroom, may be someone else's extraordinary.
Ali Habashi
Shaped Editor
March 09, 2021
Embracing Inclusivity with Culturally Responsive Books for All Students
Teachers should read or assign culturally responsive books with characters of different cultures, races, religions, genders, and other identities to help them understand themselves and each other.
Jaleel R. Howard, MEd
Educator and UCLA Doctoral Student
Sam Blanchard
UCLA Doctoral Student and Former Teacher
February 23, 2021
Teaching Math Through Art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Math is more than just numbers, but another way to express our humanity. Here are three specific ways that teaching math through art from the Metropolitan Museum of Art can enhance your students' learning experience.
Richard Blankman
Shaped Editor
January 27, 2021
25 Valentine's Day Writing Prompts and Ideas
No matter what your middle school or high school class is reading, these writing prompts about love will get them ready for Valentine's Day.
Ali Habashi
Shaped Editor
January 21, 2021
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