You and your students will never look at buildings the same way again!
Schoolyards to Skylines is a resource book of 47 lessons for teachers in Kindergarten - 8th grade. The 500-page book uses both famous and lesser-known buildings, sites, people, and events in Chicago as tools for teaching units in social sciences, science, mathematics, language arts, and fine/ visual arts. Each lesson strengthens the fundamental educational skills of students and is solidly based on state learning standards.
Whether you live and teach within the city of Chicago, in a nearby suburb, or elsewhere in the US, Schoolyards to Skylines will become an indispensable resource. Today, over 1700 copies of Schoolyards to Skylines are used by teachers, parents, and architects in 41 states and 16 foreign countries.