Below are sources or 'banks' of instructional lessons, and, instructional units in various stages of conception,
design or completion. These are intended to assist in the process of developing and implementing engaging, effective
My current thinking is that the collaborative development
of instructional units might be the most effective professional learning with regard to the improvement of teaching and learning.
This is especially true when combined with the implementation
of the units and collaborative study and reflection of the results - including the collaborative analysis of student work.
With the sharing of DRAFT units, the authors are demonstrating an important
aspect of professionalism by providing their units for review by others.
Unit Authoring Template.... with Links To Individual Unit Elements
Why Study History?....Why Study Language Arts?...A series of Units designed to help students answer questions about core disciplines....
Featured Unit Author-Thomas Panter, His Featured Unit Bank, and related Achievement Data
Unit Authoring Tools...more
Lesson Bank: K-8 Units growing out of the School Transformation / Character Through The Arts Project
Lesson Bank: K-12 Units growing out of the Character Through The Arts Project
Lesson Bank: National Schools of Character Lesson Plans
Lesson Bank: Kahn Academy
Lesson Bank: NY Times Lesson Plans
Lesson Bank: History Lessons
Other 'Lesson Banks' and Sources of Instructional Units
Math & Reading by Elementary Grade Levels - Power Standards
Bloom's Taxonomy Lesson Plans
Units in Various Stages, Demonstrating Key Features and Offering Ideas,
and 'Inviting' Collaboration
Emerging Unit - The River of Wisdom (Concept: Migration)
Emerging Unit - Education for a Sustainable Future
Emerging Unit - Sun Yat-sen
Susan Hanson Memorial Ignite Guide
Emerging Unit - 'Systems'
Emerging Unit - The Apotheosis of George Washington
Featured Unit - The Wizard of Oz - Hong Kong
Featured Unit - William Grant Still - The Afro-American Symphony - KSU
The Uses of Public Land
Emerging Unit - Land Transformation
Emerging Units - American History
Emerging Unit - Sustainability
Emerging Unit - Developing 'Voice'
Emerging Unit - See The Ocean
Emerging Unit - Compare Magna Carta, US Revolution & Egypt