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

To Solve a Math Problem (in Spanish or English): 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. Students were so engaged (meaning they didn’t whine and quit watching!) with  videos

Winter Time

Winter Time What did Dakota tribal members do during the winter? Resources Video: Story of the Lost Wife – An old legend of a wife who left her mean husband for a tribe of…wolves? What happened next?

Video: Story of the Lost Wife

Key Terms oral tradition storytelling Listen to “Story of the Lost Wife” Teacher Resources Storytelling: Oral Traditions | PBS – Lesson plan for Grades 4-6 about storytelling. One of four lessons. Resources for Teaching Ojibwe History – 7 Generation Games collection of resources for teachers featuring critical thinking questions and photos.  Video: Winter Time – How did

Importance of Tobacco to Native American Tribes

Teacher Resources Reclaiming Sacred Tobacco – Award-winning documentary video on PBS regarding Native American tobacco usage and the history and politics surrounding it. Visit the campaign by Keep It Sacred in the US to keep indigenous tobacco traditions alive while reducing widespread commercial usage.