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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This activity encourages students to consider what problems might benefit from re-solving.
Where Are My Needs?
In this activity you will introduce students to a tool Inspired Teaching created called the ABCDE of learner needs which teachers, and students, can use to evaluate where their needs are and aren’t being met.
Warming Up with Mutual Respect
This series of warm-up activities activates the mind and body but it also offers the opportunity for students to feel seen and heard right as class begins.
Student-Led Museum Tour
In this activity, students share their observations after studying a piece of art. This simple process develops emerging expertise and builds mutual respect through sharing what they have learned.
Coloring Our Emotions
Talking about feelings is vital to building mutual respect in the classroom. Considering feelings in a visual way can deepen that discussion.
Interesting, Important, Useful
A key to building mutual respect in your classroom is recognizing and appreciating what your students find important.
3 Closing Activities to Connect with Families
These closing activities are designed to offer a back-and-forth between a student’s family and the classroom. They center students’ voices rather than that of the teacher.
8 Closing Activities to Build Classroom Community
Every minute of class is an opportunity to build community but with some intention, those last minutes of class can be a great time to deepen relationships.
5 Closing Activities to Give You Feedback on Your Lesson
There are lots of ways to gauge how well a lesson went in just the last few minutes of class and these forms of feedback can sometimes even be fun.
5 Closing Activities to Reinforce Learning
having students reflect on what they’ve learned and apply that knowledge in new ways can be critical to getting the learning to stick.
4 Ways to Welcome Students in the Door
The very first thing we say to students as they enter class can set the tone for all that follows.
4 Ways to Start Class With Movement
Starting class with movement can make a world of difference in focus and attention.