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Creepy Creatures: Parasites and Adaptation

These horrifying--yet fascinating--creatures help grade 8-12 students understand adaptive behaviors and key concepts of evolution.

Using Scratch in the Classroom: Five Ideas

Programmers and "makers" ages eight and up can create video animations, games, digital instruments and more. Get ideas here.

How to Create a Makerspace in Your School Community

You've probably heard some of the hype about the benefits of makerspaces in the educational community. If you were interested in creating one for your community but unsure where to start, use this guide to learn the basics about makerspaces.

Great End-of-Year Lessons

Try these creative end-of-year activities that will engage students, and maybe even inspire new learning.

Resources for Summer Reading Projects and Programs

Research has shown that students lose a significant amount of skills over the three-month period of time that makes up summer break. One of the best ways to negate this brain drain is to assign and discuss summer reading projects. Education World has compiled a list of free resources to use and discuss as potential summer reading projects for your classroom before the final bell rings.

How to Get Your Kindergartners Excited for First Grade

Get your kindergartners excited for first grade! Try out these activities during the last month of school to help your students get focused for the year to come. (Activities can be adapted for other grade levels.)

World Wars I and II

These sites will help you teach about World Wars I and II.