Earth Day Resources

Earth Day is a great opportunity to expose students to all kinds of activities including recycling, gardens, and sustainable energy sources. ┬áHere are some links to lessons and classroom ideas I have found. Garden Based Learning: Earth Day: Lesson Plans, Reading Lists, and Classroom Ideas Educationworld: Earth Day Lessons NEA: Earth Day Curriculum Resources, Grades…

Laughter and Learning: Humor Boosts Retention

E.B. White famously quipped, “Humor can be dissected, as a frog can, but the thing dies in the process.” At the risk of committing some sort of “humor-cide,” a type of scientific dissection must take place if teachers are to consider harnessing the powerful effects of humor, not only to increase joy and enhance the…