Posts Tagged ‘lesson idea’

QUICK LESSON: A Lesson in Cause and Effect

Cause and Effect Template in Inspiration

Tweet Understanding the difference between cause and effect and how the two relate to one another is an important academic and life skill. Understanding how to create a cause and effect diagram and when to use it helps students understand why events occur  and predict what will happen in the future.1 Visual thinking cause and Read more »

QUICK LESSON: Visual Learning Maps Explained

Mind Map Example

Tweet Before joining Inspiration® Software, I was exposed to a few visual learning strategies as pre-writing and brainstorming tools. In fact, I would argue that many of us who are not formal educators or studied in this area have informally used visual learning techniques at some time or another without ever knowing the proper name Read more »

INSPIRED SITE: An Adventure Through American History

Hope Elementary School page for 20th Century American History

Tweet In this week’s featured Inspired Site on the Hope Elementary School website in Hope, Maine, you’ll find ideas for teaching about 20th Century American History. The site has visual diagrams to teach about World War I, World War II, the Holocaust, the Civil Rights Movement, the Great Depression, the Vietnam War and more. Organized Read more »

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