A collection of ready-to-use lessons and activities from Inspired Teaching® to help foster engaging learning with students at all grade levels, in all subject areas.
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3 Review Games
As students prepare for summative assessments games can be a fun and engaging way to review key concepts and help students practice showing what they know.
Working with a partner or as a whole class students construct a narrative “one word at a time.” The challenge is to create something cohesive while depending on the creative input of each individual.
Random Walk: Movement and Learning Combined!
This activity challenges students to think about concepts collaboratively in a physical way and completely without words.
Simplified versions of these popular games can be made for the classroom to foster inquiry, teamwork, and a high level of engagement.
This activity encourages students to consider what problems might benefit from re-solving.
4 Ways to Connect Warm-Ups to Content
It’s great when you can connect your class opener to content and there are lots of quick and simple ways to do that.
This activity combines observation and inquiry as learners exercise their imaginations to find multiple answers to the same question.
10 Things You Can do With Soap
We’re all using soap to wash our hands more than usual, what else can you do with that slippery bubbly substance?
Do Just One Thing – The Power of Presence
The following activity is part of a series we’re creating to support students, teachers, and caregivers, during this unprecedented time. Read more about the project here. If you try this activity with your student(s), we’d love to see what you do. Share your journey...
Watch it Grow – Exercising Patience
In this activity, learners choose something to observe, and collect data over a period of days or weeks on how it changes and grows, and perhaps transforms.
How vigorous is my heart?
Why do we take pulses using arteries? Why is a person’s pulse considered a useful measure of health? In this activity students find the answers!
10 Ways to Make a Walk around the Block a Learning Experience
Even if your local park is off limits, a walk down the street can be good for the intellect and imagination. This activity offers ways to turn that walk into a learning experience.