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Need a social studies lesson plan idea for your student-led classroom lesson plan? In our collection of teaching resources and classroom ideas and activities by this teacher and educational blogger, Student-Centered World, you will find some great history classroom ideas for your learner-centered classroom

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It's absolutely pivotal that we make sure we are doing everything we can for middle school (including appropriate brain breaks), as their brains are going through rapid amounts of changes. The increase in student engagement will blow your mind. Social Studies Lesson Plans, Science Lesson Plans, Social Studies Activities, Movement Activities, Motor Activities, Physical Activities, Teaching Themes, Science Activities, Teaching Math
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Brain Breaks for Middle School

Given the stage of the adolescent brain at the time, brain breaks for middle school are beyond important (and necessary). Click to learn more and be sure to subscribe to studentcenteredworld.com

Making the switch to a student-centered model is nothing more than a change of mindset. Read our latest guest post to learn more. Student Centered Classroom, Student Centered Learning, Teaching Strategies, Teaching Ideas, Creative Teaching, Teaching Resources, Classroom Management Techniques, Teaching Secondary, Science Lesson Plans
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Core Teaching Strategies in a Student-Centered Classroom

Making the switch to a student-centered model is nothing more than a change of mindset. Read our latest guest post to learn more. #studentcentered #flexibleseating #edreform #globaled #edchat #teacherlife #iteach #growthmindset #inquirybasedlearning #personalizedpd #playbasedlearning #handsonlearning#teachershare #teachingkids #studentchoice #studentvoice #TLAP

Teaching is one of the most stressful occupations. Here are some simple things that teachers can do to prevent burnout and promote teacher self-care. Social Studies Lesson Plans, Science Lesson Plans, Social Studies Activities, Learning Activities, Student Centered Classroom, Student Centered Learning, Classroom Teacher, Future Classroom, First Year Teachers
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Teacher Self-Care

Teaching is one of the most stressful occupations. Here some teacher self care ideas and tips to help remedy teacher burnout.

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15 Best Virtual Tours of HISTORIC SITES You'll Love | Epic Travel Plans

Looking for the best virtual tours of historic sites? Interact with these 15 incredible top tourist destinations for yourself! Xian Warriors blew me away.

This read aloud and classroom activities are the perfect way to discuss MLK Jr. with your students. Mlk Jr Day, Reading Motivation, 3rd Grade Reading, Guided Reading, Teaching Reading, Thing 1, King Jr, Classroom Activities, Holiday Activities
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MLK Activities and Read Alouds

This month’s read aloud is perfect for the month of January! Martin Luther King Jr. Day is January 16th. For this specific holiday, we read many books that help teach us about Martin Luther King Jr as well as his importance to our country. I love this story, Freedom Summer by Deborah Wiles, in particular because […]

This bundle covers the following regions of the thirteen original American colonies:New England ColoniesMid-Atlantic ColoniesSouthern ColoniesTobacco ColoniesEach of the above has its own activity that includes a map, a short reading with comprehension questions (answer key included), and a short re... Social Studies Lesson Plans, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Resources, Southern Colonies, 13 Colonies, History Classroom, Comprehension Questions, Presentation, England
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13 Colonies Regional Bundle

This bundle covers the following regions of the thirteen original American colonies:New England ColoniesMid-Atlantic ColoniesSouthern ColoniesTobacco ColoniesEach of the above has its own activity that includes a map, a short reading with comprehension questions (answer key included), and a short re...

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The Tobacco Colonies | Map, Comprehension Questions, and Research Activity

This worksheet activity is for the baseline knowledge of what the Tobacco Colonies were. There is a map, a reading passage, and questions to answer. There is also a short research component, comparing the population and the slave population of each location after the first census was completed in 17...

If you're not using an Amazon Echo in your classroom, you're missing out. From brain breaks to timers and general organization, this little machine does it all and you will wonder how you taught without one. Click to learn more and be sure to subscribe

Alexa Skills for Classroom Success

If you're not using an Amazon Echo in your classroom, you're missing out. From brain breaks to timers and general organization, this little machine does it all and you will wonder how you taught without one. Click to learn more and be sure to subscribe

Want to wow your administrator during your next teacher observation? It's not about the specific lesson: it's about your classroom culture and what yo. Social Studies Lesson Plans, Science Lesson Plans, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching Tips, Creative Teaching, Learning Activities, Student Centered Classroom, Student Centered Learning
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The Secret to an Awesome Classroom Observation

Want to wow your administrator during your next teacher observation? It's not about the specific lesson: it's about your classroom culture and what your students do. Click to learn more and be sure to subscribe to studentcenteredworld.com

5 Must-See Classroom Management Strategies for the Student-Centered Classroom A student-centered classroom is not a student-led free for all. Check out five easy ideas to incorporate student centered classroom mangaement strategies and be sure to subscrib Student Centered Classroom, Student Centered Learning, Classroom Jobs, Science Classroom, Student Learning, Classroom Organization, Classroom Design, Organization Ideas, Social Studies Lesson Plans
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Classroom Management Plans for Student Engagement

A student-centered classroom is not a student-led free for all. Check out five easy ideas to incorporate student centered classroom mangaement strategies and be sure to subscribe to studentcenteredworld.com

The advantages of learner-centered teaching far surpass any concerns one should have about implementing this model of teaching. The characteristics of the learner-centered approach are distinct, yet easily manageable if applied properly. The data shows that the long-term benefits of student-centered learning are immediate as students immerse themselves in content knowledge. #studentcenteredlearning #learnercentered #handsonlearning #projectbasedlearning #studentledlearning #lessonplanideas Social Studies Lesson Plans, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Resources, Student Centered Learning, Data Show, History Classroom, Hands On Learning, Project Based Learning, Benefit
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Advantages of Learner-Centered Approach

The advantages of learner-centered teaching far surpass any concerns one should have about implementing this model of teaching. The characteristics of the learner-centered approach are distinct, yet easily manageable if applied properly. The data shows that the long-term benefits of student-centered learning are immediate as students immerse themselves in content knowledge. #studentcenteredlearning #learnercentered #handsonlearning #projectbasedlearning #studentledlearning #lessonplanideas

As teachers, we so often rely on our own experience each year that passes in the classroom when it comes to developing lesson plan ideas and lesson plan templates. Whether you are teaching traditionally, hybrid, or all online, there is a method to the madness and you shouldn't have to spend your precious time trying to find something that works. A lesson plan template for your needs exists and it just takes the correct mindset to not only find it but to make it work. Social Studies Lesson Plans, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Resources, Emotionally Exhausted, First Year Teachers, History Classroom, Lesson Plan Templates, Classroom Environment, Ways To Communicate
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Lesson Planning Ideas for Teachers

As teachers, we so often rely on our own experience each year that passes in the classroom when it comes to developing lesson plan ideas and lesson plan templates. Whether you are teaching traditionally, hybrid, or all online, there is a method to the madness and you shouldn't have to spend your precious time trying to find something that works. A lesson plan template for your needs exists and it just takes the correct mindset to not only find it but to make it work.

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The Flipped Classroom

Once you flip your classroom, you'll wonder why you didn't do it sooner! Click to learn more and be sure to subscribe to studentcenteredworld.com. #studentcenteredlearning #teacherlife #iteach #growthmindset #inquirybasedlearning #personalizedpd #playbase

If you've ever been in the middle school classroom you will know that being a middle school teacher is not work for the faint of heart. Coupled with everything else that we know about the importance of brain breaks, it's absolutely pivotal that we make sure we are doing everything we can for middle schoolers, as their brains are going through rapid amounts of changes. Brain breaks for middle school may actually be more important than any other grade level we are teaching.

Brain Breaks for Junior High

If you've ever been in the middle school classroom you will know that being a middle school teacher is not work for the faint of heart. Coupled with everything else that we know about the importance of brain breaks, it's absolutely pivotal that we make sure we are doing everything we can for middle schoolers, as their brains are going through rapid amounts of changes. Brain breaks for middle school may actually be more important than any other grade level we are teaching.

Comfortably mastering distance learning can be very intimidating for a teacher. This guide for teachers will help you not only understand distance learning but will help guide you through the entire process, including troubleshooting for students who don't engage in learning. #distancelearning #blendedlearning #teachingonline Social Studies Lesson Plans, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Resources, Engage In Learning, Blended Learning, I School, First Day Of School, History Classroom, Schools First
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Stress-Free Distance Learning

Comfortably mastering distance learning can be very intimidating for a teacher. This guide for teachers will help you not only understand distance learning but will help guide you through the entire process, including troubleshooting for students who don't engage in learning. #distancelearning #blendedlearning #teachingonline

Escape Room (Break Out) Civil War - Students hunt a Confederate spy! Room (Break Out) Civil War - Students hunt a Confederate spy! Civil War Activities, Social Studies Activities, Teaching Social Studies, Teaching American History, Teaching History, History Classroom, History Teachers, History Education, Middle School History

Escape Room (Break out) Civil War - Students chase a Confederate Spy!

This escape room is so much fun! The students will solve four clues that lead them to find a real Civil War Confederate spy (Rose Greenhow). All of the clues are editable, so you can revise and make this perfect for your own classroom. This lesson has students practice decoding skills, close readi...