Teach This! Teaching with lesson plans and ideas that rock #teaching 04/13/2012

  • Shakespeare’s birthday collection – Resources – TES

    Shakespeare's Birthday is April 23. Here's information on Shakespeare the man and also about his literature. This isn't just something to introduce to kids in high school, younger students should know who he is. Here are some interactive lesson plans and videos including various learning styles.

    tags: education history shakespeare teaching lessonplans april

  • Da Vinci’s birthday – Resources – TES

    Wow, how did I miss this one? Leonardo Da Vinci's birthday is april 15. here are some lesson plans and a cool video where “da vinci addresses students” that you can use in your classroom along with Renaissance materials to share.

    Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci’s birthday (April 15) is a great time to remember the scientific discoveries and artistic creations that shaped the genius’ life and influenced our world today. He is considered the archetype of the ‘Renaissance Man’ and these hand-picked resources will help you introduce some aspects of his work, and life to students.

    tags: education lessonplan teaching renaissance history

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Vicki Davis is a full-time classroom teacher and IT Director in Georgia, USA. She is Mom of three, wife of one, and loves talking about the wise, transformational use of technology for teaching and doing good in the world. She hosts the 10 Minute Teacher Podcast which interviews teachers around the world about remarkable classroom practices to inspire and help teachers. Vicki focuses on what unites us -- a quest for truly remarkable life-changing teaching and learning. The goal of her work is to provide actionable, encouraging, relevant ideas for teachers that are grounded in the truth and shared with love. Vicki has been teaching since 2002 and blogging since 2005. Vicki has spoken around the world to inspire and help teachers reach their students. She is passionate about helping every child find purpose, passion, and meaning in life with a lifelong commitment to the joy and responsibility of learning. If you talk to Vicki for very long, she will encourage you to "Relate to Educate" or "innovate like a turtle" or to be "a remarkable teacher." She loves to talk to teachers who love their students and are trying to do their best. Twitter is her favorite place to share and she loves to make homemade sourdough bread and cinnamon rolls and enjoys running half marathons with her sisters. You can usually find her laughing with her students or digging into a book.

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