Looking for ways to learn and review Spanish vocabulary for the new school year? Check out our new Spanish Vocabulary Series. Created for beginning-level students, these resources offer visuals and audio support as students enhance their Spanish vocabulary. And don't forget about our popular Spanish Video Library and Quick Tutorials!
With the start of the new school year, you may be looking for ways to ease students back into social studies. Here are a few ways that Curriculum Pathways can help. Check out Crio! Use our brand new drag-and-drop editor to transform your static, paper-based lesson plans into online resources; and
Imagine students using an atlas equipped with annotation tools to create color-coded map labels that describe the hows and whys of inquiry-based learning. Consider a project asking students to identify the local, regional, or international origin of the food they eat. They could document each meal on an annotated map. Creating
Tap into student interest in athletic competitions with these sports themed lessons. Creating and Annotating Maps Our Interactive Atlas (also available in Spanish) is a great tool for project-based learning. Using our map and annotation tools, students demonstrate mastery of content while engaging their research and writing skills. Consider the following sports related activities:
The English language arts team is having so much fun with Buried Treasures, I've decided to unearth one of the lesser-known but fantastic features of the Interactive Atlas: the printable Map Library. First, a bit of background. In developing the Interactive Atlas, we looked at how social studies teachers—particularly in the middle
Robert Marzano explains in The Art and Science of Teaching that to maximize learning students should actively process content as they are learning it. So how does geography fit in this Active Learning Continuum? Clearly, geography skills encompass more than the obvious “Where” questions. Students can expand their geographic reach to
Elementary students need an engaging tool to learn the basics, the physical and political geography of their school, their neighborhood, their town, their state, and the world. Our Interactive Atlas was designed specifically to build those skills and expand that knowledge base. From identifying basic knowledge—continents, oceans, countries, and capitals—to creating unique,
Maps inherently answer the "where" question. But student-generated, annotated maps can also answer the "who, what, when, and why" questions. The Interactive Atlas provides plenty of opportunities to hit all of those W's. And a search of the term "atlas" will reveal the over 40 lessons that use the tool to create annotated maps