Teach This! Teaching with lesson plans and ideas that rock #teaching 04/22/2012
Shakespeare resources by grade level
Shakespeare's birthday (and his day of death) is on April 23. Shakespeare was born on 23 April 1564 and he died on the same day in 1616.
6 Q's About the News | Teenage Drivers and A.D.H.D. - NYTimes.com
This is a fascinating lesson and student opinion question about teenagers with ADHD and their driving. I think this is one that all drivers ed teachers should read but also that should be part of discussions with students of driving age. (You could combine with a mock trial idea.)
Lesson Plan: Conducting a Mock Trial - NYTimes.com
IN this lesson plan from the New York Times, learn how to prepare a mock trial for your classroom. You can prepare one around just about any topic. This would be an excellent way to end the school year to add enthusiasm.
National High School Mock Trial Championship
If you get into mock trials as a way to learn about the judicial system, there is a national high school mock trial championship here in the United States.
Titanic - Were White Star lines negligent? - Resources - TES
A great question developed from an award winning website. You can integrate this into what you may have already been doing around the Titanic. This is a "court case" and can be used to teach about the judicial process and hold a mock trial. I love this idea.