Category: Lessons



Use Social Networks to Teach Kids about Literature

Megan Palevich of Middle School 101 has a must-see project for teachers who want to tap into students’ use of social networking to bring literary or historical people to life. Students create fake Facebook,...


What Do Teenagers Believe?

How do we help junior and senior high students ask the deep questions about life, and–more importantly–answer those questions? One way is to use the This I Believe curriculum unit from National Public Radio....


A Thanksgiving Lesson for Teens

It’s almost Thanksgiving here in the U.S., so why not use this time to teach your students the ancient art of writing thank-you notes?  Show the world that teenagers can be gracious and appreciative...