One of the best ways to engage students is to cross boundaries and shake things up.
Build a simple robot, maybe using nothing more than construction paper. Then explain what it would do and how strong it would need to be. Show on the map where the robot would be working. Write a story involving the robot.
One simple project covers art, math, physics, geography and creative writing.
Here you will find a wide variety of ideas for for interdisciplinary projects.
Resources for Interdisciplinary Learning ...
- Hands On Learning
- Constructing Environments
- Earth and Town
- International Project Development
- Linking The Real World and Physics
- Literature and Science
- Math And ________
- Sports and Science
- Visualization Tools
The Internet is a great resource, but many web sites are not appropriate for young students. Here are some search site options that allow them to explore. →
Check out videos and resources showing how computers have been successfully integrated into the classroom.
It's not as hard as these guys are making it. →
Check out the wide variety of professional development opportunities and resources. →
Other Areas To Check Out ...
● Community-based Science Projects
● Family and Community Resources for Special Education Students
● Ideas And Inspiration For The K-12 Community
● Project-Based Learning (PBL)
● Online Courseware And Management Systems
● Distance Learning Resources