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See recent Lesson Plans of the Day below.
For additional lessons see the Lesson Plan of the Day Archive,
our Lesson Planning Channel, or our Technology Center and its Tech Lesson of the Week.

In the Wake of the Amistad
A timeline of historic events in the fight to end slavery. (Grades 3-12) 07/15/2010

Podcast Science
Scripts from episodes of the Earth & Sky radio program make podcasting easy. (Grades 3-8)

Sight Word Spelling Bee
Kids will love this hands-on technology sight word spelling bee. (Grades K-3) 07/08/2010

Gap vs. Old Navy: Mapping Brand Names Across the U.S.
Use the MapMuse online tool to map brand names across the U.S. (Grades 3-12) 11/15/2006

Animal Encyclopedia Search
Learn interesting animal facts using this classroom computer-center activity. (Grades 2-6) 10/25/2006

My Pumpkin Story
Use an online tool to create a unique pumpkin, then write a story about its special characteristics. (Grades K-5) 10/19/2006

"And That's The Way It Is" Today in History
Students create a nightly-news broadcast for a special time/date in history. (Grades 4-12) 09/21/2006

20 Questions: Can You Stump the Machine?
Students build critical thinking skills as they attempt to stump a "20 Questions" machine. (Grades K-12) 09/14/2006

Step and Spell
This spelling "active-ity" reinforces students' awareness of the computer keyboard. (Grades K-4) 05/16/2006

Team Up for Time Telling
Use a fun online tool for a class telling-time competition. (Grades K-3) 05/10/2006

"Visual Fractions" Game
Create a classroom fractions competition using a Web-based game. (Grades 3-8) 05/02/2006

Charting Historical Gas Prices
Does gasoline eat up more of a person's paycheck today than it did years ago? (Grades 6-12) 04/10/2006

"Place the State" Game
Can students correctly place all 50 states on a U.S. map? (Grades 3-8) 03/21/2006

The Great Egg Roll Online Project
Join schools from all over the world for a fun springtime activity. (Grades Pre-K - 8) 03/15/2006

Secrets of the Presidents
Learn little-known facts with this printable activity. (Grades 3-8) 02/08/2006

Holiday Greeting Cards: A Graphing Activity
Create a graph to show the holidays that account for the highest greeting-card sales. (Grades 3-12) 02/06/2006

If the World Were a Village
A popular picture book leads to lessons in multicultural awareness, graph-making, more. (Grades K-12) 01/16/2006

Seasonal Notepad Gift
In this simple technology lesson, students create a seasonal notepad gift. (Grades K-12) 12/05/2005