Video: Red River Cart

Red River Cart This movie is in Forgotten Trail and Making Camp. Red river carts were developed used by the Metis and Ojibwe tribes west of the Red River. Many thanks to Dr. Carol Davis and Debbie Gourneau, both of Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians (Ojibwe) for the information. Animation and sound done by

Video: The Metric System

The Metric System This video introduces how the metric system works as opposed to the imperial system of measurement. How far did you travel in miles as opposed to kilometers? Game This video is featured in Forgotten Trail, which teaches fractions and multi-step problem solving for grades 5-7.

Lesson: Making Camp Lakota

This lesson plan will help you structure lessons, review, and cultural activities with Making Camp in your classroom and can be adapted for Grades 3-5. Your students need access to the Making Camp Lakota game. Students can choose to learn in Lakota or English. Download Making Camp Lakota for free here. Learn how the Lakota

Animal Idioms

Here is a short ELA lesson combining the animal flash cards with the idioms activities on Making Camp Premium – specifically whichever one it is that involves animal idioms. This PDF is free and downloadable. Print them out and use them for practicing the names of 25 animals in both Spanish and English! This can support ESL

Vocab Cards: Animal Names in Spanish

Hello Teachers! Strong Mind Studios just released the first set of bilingual flash cards for your students! This PDF is free and downloadable. Print them out and use them for practicing the names of 25 animals in both Spanish and English! This can support ESL and your Spanish language class. Tune into our Spanish word

ESL Jeopardy Game

Gamify ESL/ELL! Get your students excited about parts of speech or any other category. This can be adapted for math! This is the modified version from a collection found at BridgeUniverse. Play ESL Jeopardy remotely (by sharing your screen with the class) or with an in-person class (on your SMARTboard or whiteboard). Materials Whiteboard and

Video: To Solve a Math Problem, Visualize!

One book I highly recommend for anyone who teaches math above the the fourth grade level, all the way up to doctoral students, is Writing to Teach Mathematics and Science. Connolly and Vilardi give a TON of ideas, including drawing out the problem. Most teachers first teach with a fancy tool we like to call visualizing.

Adding Fractions using Doughnuts

STANDARDS CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.NF.B.3Understand a fraction a/b with a > 1 as a sum of fractions 1/b. CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.NF.B.3.CAdd and subtract mixed numbers with like denominators, e.g., by replacing each mixed number with an equivalent fraction, and/or by using properties of operations and the relationship between addition and subtraction. LESSON TIME 20-30 minutes SUMMARY This lesson for Grades 4-5 uses doughnuts to

Internet Field Trip: An Overview on Teaching Fractions

Here’s a good Internet Field Trip. We’re drawing closer to Spring. But what exactly does that mean? So, the first day of winter in a given year was Dec. 21st. The first day of spring in a relative year is March 20th. Here’s your winter breakdown: 10 days in December 31 days in January 24