Critical thinking is one of my favourtie skills to work on with students. Whether it is examining their own thinking, problem solving, or media literacy. The following activity can be a starting point for a larger media literacy unit or a one time exercise in critical thinking. The Book of Knowledge is a children's encyclopedia … Continue reading Critical Thinking with 1920’s Textbooks
Create A Map is a simple, low prep activity that is popular with most age groups. I use this activity when we have a good amount of time to work on it as students often create very detailed maps. In classes where you are regularily teaching this method of map creation can be extended into … Continue reading Create A Map!
This semester I have been working on a project for our physical and health education course where I created a resource package. I chose to make a resource for teaching survival skills. The below section is a guide to how to prepare, build, and use a fire in a survival situation. Campfires Step one: Choose … Continue reading A Bit Of A Guide to Campfires
It is often said by someone I am sure that safety is of the utmost importance. As we sometimes forget even the most common safety rules in our lives I have compiled a list of well tested and useful safety tips and tricks.¹ There you are! Ready to endeavour to live a safer life.² All … Continue reading Common Safety Rules
Rules as suggested by ~Enquire Within Upon Everything~ Now hosting a dinner party can be stressful business. You have to organize invitations, food, entertainment and alert your family circle to the proper rules of etiquette expected at your gathering. Or at least those are the steps involved if your dinner party is being held in … Continue reading A Proper Dinner Party
So you would like a lovely salad recipe? Well you have certainly come to a place with a recipe. Below is a simple salad mixture written clearly in nonsensical verse. All you must do is read the poem, figure out the measurements and ingredients, and voila you will have a bowl of salad. (Provided your … Continue reading A Pudding and A Salad Mixture
There have been many theories as to how the earth and moon were formed. Here are a few possibilities from a few points in time. 1863 "Reasons Why: Physical Geography" The first and oldest book does not mention the moon but offers two explanations of the earth's core. It is either molten or solid (and … Continue reading The Earth and The Moon