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Templates and Examples
These easily customizable templates, organizers, and examples bring active and skills-forward activities into your classroom no matter your content.
This customizable bookmark helps you support students as they practice active reading and annotation.
Give your students choice and differentiate their learning processes with a simple classroom activity that works for any grade and subject.
Help your students develop relevant, important skills with these customizable lesson plans that are ready for any classroom, no matter what you teach.
Prepare to Plan
Motivate students to gain more independence with planning tools, templates, and time management strategies.
Ready, Set, Document!
Equip your students with the skills for great documentation and note-taking, enabling them to work more efficiently.
Project and Unit Builders
Build skills-forward projects and units with your own content and learning goals. These project and unit builders lead you through a backwards design process to create intentional learning experiences focused on active learning and effective feedback.
Develop and implement a summative group project tailored to the learning and skill goals of your unit.
Create a reading circles project tailored to your students’ needs and learning goals with a template, example project, and student facing materials.
Active Learning Activities
Sometimes our students don’t get as excited about our subject as we do. To help you spark some of that passion in your students, try one of our activities. Each incorporates active learning strategies, real-world skill development, and engaging out-of-the-box work.
Matter & Energy in Ecosystems
Model how matter and energy cycle through an ecosystem with this facilitation guide.
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