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Lost is back and ready to bring some island mystery to your classroom! 

 

In honor of the long-awaited last season of the hugely popular show, here are some Lost-inspired lesson ideas across grade levels and subjects. 

This fall, Chicago public school officials voted on opening a gay-friendly high school to combat the alarming dropout and suicide rate of gay and lesbian students. The school didn't get enough votes to move forward, but it is an indication of future education trend.

Technology in the Classroom

Overhead projectors, transparencies, worksheets, and chalkboards were the technologies we were all used to in school. Has the technology changed? What does a classroom look like today?

Describe your experience as 2008 Teacher of the Year.
It’s been crazy really, life-changing upheaval, but in a good way for the most part. It’s been challenging; it’s been fun; it’s been, at times, boring;...
The highest result of education is tolerance ~ Helen Keller
Since questions on tolerance and acceptance don’t often appear on standardized tests, Helen Keller’s message can too easily fall by the wayside in these stressful times in...

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As December rolls by, the holiday hype has most likely invaded your classroom. The energy of...

Get your high school students excited about Halloween with these clever and fun lesson ideas for grades 9-12.

Get your high school students excited about Halloween with these clever and fun lesson ideas for...

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With the 14-year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks approaching, now is the time for you...

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For educators, summer vacation is undoubtedly a great perk, but there are 5 big reasons why...

As we look to what the future of teacher tenure may be, it’s important to recognize a few key...

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Anti-bullying activist Jodee Blanco shares her 10-step guide for teachers to create a bully-free...