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The Quest for Lord Stanley - Teaching Students with Hockey

Beginning every April and culminating in June, the quest for Lord Stanley's cup begins with 16 of the best teams in the National Hockey League. This tournament, considered by many to be one of the most grueling in all of professional sports, provides fans with a keen look into the many themes that make hockey great. Looking to celebrate the culmination of hockey season with your students? This collection just might be for you!
A Collection By Michael Ashbaugh
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The Quest for Lord Stanley - Teaching Students with Hockey
  • Michael Ashbaugh says:
    To get your students excited about making their playoff predictions, you really need to have some sort of fun prize for the winners. To stay consistent with the game, try building a replica Stanley Cup using this video. Daniel details a simple step-by-step process that you can use to make one for your class over the course of a weekend. Let the winning student team feel the thrill of victory by allowing them to raise the cup at the end of the school year!
  • Michael Ashbaugh says:
    What better way to get your students in the spirit of the playoffs than by giving them the tools to keep track of the action themselves? Using the resources included in this module you can help students expand their organizational skills, embrace creativity, learn about teamwork, and engage in a little friendly competition.
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    Stanley, Lord (of Preston) -- Biography

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    Michael Ashbaugh says:
    Every hockey fan, big or small, has heard of the Stanley Cup, the oldest trophy in North American sports history. Despite the notoriety of his namesake trophy, very few know much about Lord Stanley himself. You can design a mini history lesson using this article which details the life and times of Frederick Arthur Stanley.
  • Michael Ashbaugh says:
    Floor hockey is one of the most popular PE activities for adolescent students, but it is more complicated than it first appears! With this activity from PE Central, you can teach your students the fundamentals of shooting so that everyone can safely enjoy the game. Hey, even Alexander Ovechkin had to start somewhere.
  • Michael Ashbaugh says:
    This initiative, sponsored by the NHL, was designed to helping students expand their STEM knowledge through teachings around the game of hockey. On the site, you'll find a handful of quizzes, learning modules, and videos detailing the connection between STEM and a variety of hockey-related careers. If you find that your students are enjoying the content on the site, you can also apply to have a more formal school-wide implementation of the Future Goals program at your school!