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Digital Wish's IT Curriculum: Community Profile Unit - School Site License

Item #: 6557 | Grades 3-6
$199.00
Status: For schools with up to 250 students. Call (866) 344-7758 for larger school pricing.
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Based a federally funded project on implementation of 1:1 computing in 28 schools, Digital Wish designed a technology curriculum to comprehensively cover the NETS standards. See the complete series here.

The Community Profile: Oral History of People, Places & Events Unit focuses on strengthening your community connections through history, where students can gain a true appreciation of those who came before them. Through reliable internet research, students can learn about their own town history, identify noteworthy people, see colorful events (both past and present), and take virtual visits to places of interest. Students can become local history experts and share stories with others at school or within the community, and gain a sense of pride and value. They may also interview a parent, grandparent, community member, or local expert to enhance their project.

This unit provides instructions for downloading, recording, and editing audio, reliable Internet research advice, and podcasting information. Through collaborative group work, individual research, and classroom-centered learning, this unit will prepare students to navigate the Internet more efficiently. Podcasting projects allow students to become practical experts with audio recording software while creating a solid connection between the history and the future of the community.

The Community Profile Unit comes to you in a clear, easy to navigate full color spiral bound book that you can use throughout your school every year. Presentations to use along with this Unit's lessons are accessed through a secure portal on Digital Wish's website.

This Unit contains an instructor preparation checklist and four important lessons:
  1. Podcasting and Audacity
  2. Reliable Research
  3. Podcast Creation
  4. Sharing and Critique


Each lesson includes:
  • Introduction - An introduction provides the Rationale/Context of the lesson, correlation to NETS Standards, objectives, time and materials needed
  • Procedures - The Procedures section details the lesson plan, provides discussion points and teacher tips
  • Conclusion - The Conclusion section covers assessment, accomodations, and closure/connections
  • Quick Lesson Guide - The Quick Lesson Guide is your tool for quickly accessing all you'll need for the lesson including links to the presentations used during the lesson


Here's what you'll receive when ordering this Unit:
  • Full Color Curriculum Unit Book
  • CD-ROM and web portal access to:Edit ready worksheets
  • Teacher's Quick Lesson Guides
  • Certificates of Success
  • Classroom-ready lesson presentations
  • Videos of actual lessons being taught in classrooms


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Digital Wish's experienced teaching trainers are available to assist you with implementing and personalizing the curriculum units to meet your needs. Contact [email protected] or call (888) 344-7758 for details.

The price of $199 is for schools under 250 students. If you are a larger school, please call (866) 344-7758 for pricing and additional materials.
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