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"Marchen or Sagen" - A Digital Story Telling Experience 10 to 12
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Storytelling is as old as time itself! Every culture that exists or has ever existed had a strong storytelling aspect. Stories are used for entertainment, teaching and passing on knowledge and wisdom. Each of us has a story and it has been said, "We are the stories that we tell about ourselves."
Act!Ivating Students Through Storytelling 4 to 4
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Activating students through storytelling is a fun, engaging, interactive learning process designed for 4th grade students at Northside Elementary School. The focus of the program is to stimulate imagination, emphasize critical thinking, and build cultural awareness using folktales from all over the world.
American Indian Digital Storytelling 9 to 12
Robeson County is the home of the Lumbee tribe, the largest American Indian tribe east of the Mississippi River. After learning the general history of the Lumbee people, students will select a specific feature of Lumbee history or culture to create a "digital story."
Are You a Super Sign Speler or Speller? P-K to 6
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Signs are EVERYWHERE! In today's society, there are many signs with a lot of misspellings! Can you pick out the word and spell it correctly?
Cell Community 7 to 7
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Students design a "cell community" as a visual analogy of the structure and function of a cell.
Cellcraft Game 6 to 8
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Students learn the cell organelles' location, structure, and functions by playing Cellcraft game while taking Cornell notes on the cell structures as they "discover" them, in the game.
Cells and Organelles 6 to 8
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The students will learn about cells and cell parts. They will create 2-d or 3-d models of cell parts and use a flip video camera to create a "common craft" teaching video.
Cinderella - Digital Storytelling K to 2
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A digital retelling of the traditional fairy tale, Cinderella.
Collaborative Story Writing with the Dell Venue Pro Smartphone 3 to 12
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Students learn the writing strategy of rereading the text while collaborating on a story with their peers. The Dell Vanue Pro Smartphone is utilized as a word processor and assessment tool.
Defining the Difference Between Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells--An alternative to direct instruction. 7 to 12
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This inquiry based lesson plan helps students define the difference between prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells using microscopes (one equiped with a camera), a smart board and a powerpoint/pictures of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells (slides).
Digital Storytelling 5 to 12
Students write more when they are inspired either by the topic or by the process. Using Movie Maker, students bring their creative stories to life and have a Windows Media Player as their final version of their work.
Digital Storytelling 6 to 8
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Students will be challenged to create a digital story using digital cameras and powerpoint.
Digital Storytelling - My Special Story 4 to 6
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Students will learn the techniques of Digital Storytelling in order to complete a narrative about an important event in their lives. Students will compose a narrative, collect images and photographs. Students will then create a digital slideshow, complete with spoken narration, images, music and transitions appropriate to the mood they want to set for their story.
Digital Storytelling: At-Risk Students Find Their Voices 9 to 12
Students will use technology and sound writing practices to relate personal narratives.
Exploring the cellular basis of life using real life object for project 10 to 12
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This lesson is intended to familiarize students with different categories of cells. Emphasis will be placed on the comparison and contrast of plant and animals cells and the structures within them. They will explore the real world of cells by exploring using the digital microscopy. This concept will integrate with technology based hands on with the students as they engage doing a cell project out of the real object.
Farewell to Manzanar Introduction Activity; Racism and Point of View 8 to 11
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In this multi-day lesson students will be introduced to the racism and predjudice that Japanese Americans faced after the bombing of Pearl Harbor and that Middle Eastern Americans faced after 9/11. By showing the parralel between the two events, one in a history book, one they remember, it will provide a framework for them to understand better the point of view of Jeanne, the narrator of Farewell To Manzanar.
Greetings, Introductions, and Farewells in Spanish. 9 to P-K
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The student will learn some basic phrases for greeting another person and introducing yourself. The student will understand the meaning of the sentences of their own dialog and practice with their classmates.
Learning Cell Parts 4 to 4
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In this lesson I will use technology,specifically, iPads to enhance the students learning with songs, games, and apps.
Machiavelli's THE PRINCE 11 to 12
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Using a teaching strategy called "a-book-in-an-hour" the students, working in groups of 3 to 4, and using the copies (usually 1 to 2 pages in length) of each chapter, would summarize their chapter. Each group would get 3 chapters, with each student assigned to a chapter (approx. class size of 27). About 3 days.
Mitchell Road Investigation 7 to 7
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Students study the potential ecological impact of a developing 4 lane road through an open space near the middle school.
Motivating Readers through 21st Century Multiple Intelligences 9 to 12
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Students will read books and use online tech tools to engage with and express their learning based on their identified learning style.
Movement across the Cell Membrane using Multimedia 6 to 8
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Students will construct a model of the cell membrane and model how molecules move across the cell membrane through osmosis, diffusion, facilitated diffusion, and active and passive transport. They have a choice of technology or multimedia to complete this task.
Movie Maker: Retelling a story 3 to 6
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6th grade students will use FlipVideo to retell the story they read, using beginning, middle, and ending. It would need a title page and credits. Objective: Reading Comprehension, Writing, Planning, Application of technology.
Novel, Loser by Jerry Spinelli "Bullying" Commercials 4 to 12
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After my class read the novel, Loser by Jerry Spinelli, they worked in cooperative groups to select one of the bullying scenes to act out in a commercial to be videoed with a Flip Camera. They wrote the script, designed the props, costumes, and had to become actors and actresses to perform the original scene from the book, as well as, how the incident could have been prevented.
Oral Tradition-- digital storytelling 6 to 8
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Students work to create an original tale from the oral tradition. Instead of publishing a formal written document, students create a stop action video depicting the tale.
Owl Pellets Up Close And Personal 3 to 8
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Students will explore the food chain, the concept of predation, and the hierarchy of species through a dissection of an owl pellet.
Phantom Tell Booth K to 12
A small "booth" set up in the classroom where individual/small groups of students can document their solutions or methods of solving a variety of class and/or independent study problems. This will give students a chance to show their thinking, especially for those students who find it difficult to share in whole group settings.
Picture This - Stars over Hoke /Imaginarse - Estrellas sobre de Hoke 5 to 12
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My grant request is to enable my middle school ESL students to better communicate and participate in classes by using digital cameraas and software to publish their own personal bilingual dictionaries, story books and PowerPoint presentations for the SMARTboards in their classes.
Pin the organelle on the cell. 9 to 12
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Students get into at least eight groups and research one organelle each. The students give a brief presentation over their organelle and present paper cutouts of their organelle to the other groups. After the presentations the groups arrange the organelles on an empty cell model.
SB1-Cells: Organelles, Transport 9 to 12
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This is a review lesson that is strong on differentiation and technology use in the classroom.
SpellingBot 2 to 2
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During Word Work station, students will create a robot using Cubelets Robot Blocks that will help them spell and locate the correct spelling of their spelling words.
Stem Cell Research Unit 10 to 12
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Stem Cells are remarkable cells found in humans and scientists claim that they have the potential to treat a variety of diseases and help humans have a better way of life. In this lesson students are going to learn about stem cells and what makes them so unique.
Story Telling 9 to 12
Students learn about the art of story telling and practice this art through performance.
Story Telling through Photography 4 to 9
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Students will use photographs to form the basis for a narrative story. This is lesson will be part of a series of lessons that will lead to a book of stories and student created images.
Storytelling with a Document Camera 3 to 5
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Students will use the document camera to retell and put on a presentation of a Native American folktale, legend, or story that they read. This project aims to help students practice and enhance their reading fluency, comprehension, and speaking skills, as well as understand Native American history and culture.
Telling Time through Digital Devices and Photo Story Telling in the Classroom K to 5
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To engage learners physically, mentally, digitally and help them to develop the following time telling skills through an array of digital devices and human interactions
Telling Your Story K to 4
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Students will take pictures of their daily lives and focus on what is unique and special about an ordinary experience in the medium of writing. The photos and writing will be bound and compiled into their own book, making them an author.
Title: Digital Photo Storytelling on Five Senses, a project based learning activity by Mary Gore P-K to 2
Learning about the five senses is a very exciting and fun experience that students in the primary grades are eager to engage in as well as share with others, in and out of the classroom. Through digital photo storytelling project learners are able to document their experiences and take on various roles as they create a presentation project.This is a project based learning activity.
Topic: Integrating Technology into the Classroom – Digital Storytelling P-K to 3
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Students will be able to retell a story and demonstrate understanding of the parts of a fairy tale. Using apps, students will listen to or read a variety of fairy tales. At the end of the unit, students will video themselves recreating a favorite or original fairy tale.
Total Physical Response Storytelling 5 to 12
Students will take pictures and make books to tell a story in a foreign language.
Wishing for Wells 2 to 2
Students of all ability levels will learn about the water crisis in Africa. They will use iPads to conduct research, make PSAs to broadcast on the morning announcements, and complete other technology-infused projects to raise awareness (such as an interactive QR code exhibit about a region in Africa). The unit will culminate in a fundraiser to try to fund the construction of a well in Africa.
World Traveller 6 to 12
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Students groups will research various countries of their choice, create artifacts reflect culture and monuments from their researched nation, and students will take "tourist" photos of themselves in front of their artifacts and monuments. Photos will be complied in a "World Traveler Gallery" on our class website
"SMART" Science 7 to 7
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The following description of our 10 week Energy unit (Colorado Science Standard 3) in the life science curriculum demonstrates how I will integrate the SMART board system into my classroom and use it to engage, excite, motivate and challenge my students in order to help them learn and understand essential life science concepts.
A Utopian Revolution 9 to 12
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Students are introduced to the ideas of utopia and totalitarian states before reading George Orwell's "Nineteen Eighty-Four" by actively participating in the creation of a utopia and its fall into a totalitarian society. Students will document the rise and fall of their society and reflect upon the changes that allowed a dictator to take control.
An Explorer's Virtual Sea Chest 6 to 8
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Students will be assigned an Explorer to study. They will create a photo story depicting the voyage as a crewmember of a ship that belonged to a famous explorer. One aspect of the job required that they document the voyage and create a virtual sea chest to document the explorer’s findings in the new land.
Animation Festival 5 to 6
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5th and 6th grade students will create claymation and object animation shorts to be produced as a short film festival. This lesson is actually a unit on animation comprised of several weeks of group work and filming.
Back to School Writing 12 to 12
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Seniors who are at-risk of not graduating need extra writing skills. By providing a camera and tools necessary to create their story of their senior year, I can encourage writing.
Birthdays, Everyone Has One! P-K to 3
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Specific purpose/ objective The student will practice retelling and explaining to build social studies and vocabulary skills. The student will connect the information with prior experiences and insights to his or her own birthday.
BOOM Learning 1 to 3
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Boom Learning is a digital online program where students can access flashcards for all standards. They are interactive and give automatic feedback!
Code the Bots! Block Coding in Javascript K to 5
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Students will learn and code with Javascript, initially using a block-based curriculum free at code.org on existing technology already in the school. Students will progress to programming a variety of robots like Dash and Dot for the Wonder League Competitions; Ozobots; Sphero’s BB-8 and SPRK+ Lightening Lab; Osmo Code, and Parrot’s Rolling Spider Mini-Drones. Students will also create and code Javascript programs, digital stories, and computer programs.
Creation Stories 6 to 12
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Provide an authentic approach to improve understanding the foundation of American Literature and improve literacy skills of all the students. This project will allow students to research, create, and demonstrate, via podcasts and discussion boards, their knowledge of the origins of American literature.
Digital Family Stories 4 to 12
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Children will develop questions to ask an adult family member or grandparent. They will prompt the adult to elaborate about a story that would become part of a family history collection.
Exploring Climate Change Using the Eyes In the Sky 8 to 12
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Using NEO (NASA Earth Observations) satellite images and NIH ImageJ to animate the images, students will explore various aspects of climate change. From the montage of images, students will write a report describing various areas of climate change. Grade level: secondary
Flip for Favorite Stories 2 to 5
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The students will take a familiar book in Spanish (or other foreign language) and record themselves performing it as a movie, then insert English subtitles.
From Flannel Board to Interactive Board P-K to 2
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It is so simple, even a "techno- phob" can use this! Use "good ole" flannel board stories in a new and exciting way. Keep digital kids engaged telling stories using an interactive board.
From photo to printed word: Getting second-graders to write! K to 2
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By taking pictures and focusing on the basics (capital letters and periods), second graders get the beginning concepts of writing a story by taking compelling images.
Heads or Tails? Studying Regeneration in Planaria 10 to 12
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Students will brainstorm stem cells, help create a concept map, and view a video lecture or clip prior to performing an experiment (found at HHMI's Biointeractive site) in which they investigate regeneration in Planaria. They will relate this flatworm's ability to regenerate to stem cell study.
Hey! How'd you get so big? ( The Story of Mitosis) 9 to 10
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How do we grow from the size of an egg to the size the average human reaches at adulthood? The student will investigate this question through several different sources: hands on, use of technology and research.
How Do My Vegetables Grow? 1 to 1
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Students will learn how plants grow and how people use some plants while investigating what kind of soil is best for growing plants.
How To Be a Successful 8th Grade Student 7 to 8
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My students will document the success and obstacles they experience throughout the year this year to be shared with next year's students. At the end of the year they will look back over their experiences and compile video instructing the up coming class on what actions they need to take for success in my class for the upcoming school year.
I Went Walking P-K to P-K
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Kindergarten students take a walk through a Nature Trail to write a book that goes along with Sue William's book "I Went Walking."
Immigration in Early America (5th Grade) 3 to 5
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This is a lesson that integrates American History into a typical 90-minute reading block. Reading strategies are integrated into informational non-fiction text that satisfy history standards.
Introduction into Graphic Design & Photography 5th Grade Edition 5 to 6
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Essential Question: How will students apply their knowledge in art & technology through project based lessons that provides hands-on activites to create works of art that communicates ideas and information?
Lesson Plan: Us and Them 10 to 12
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Students will conduct exercises using cell phones, online applications, and word processing software to study and report on some of the dynamics of societal grouping, with a focus on inclusion/exclusion based on group identity.
Make a Memory with Movie Maker 3 to 12
Students create an original story, plan the illustrations and create an audiofile to tell the story. Put everything together on Movie Maker and you have students begging to write more.
Mastering a Student's Personal Information in a Special Education Classroom 2 to 5
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Students come to me lacking personal information such as their middle name, ability to spell and read parents' and siblings names, pets' names, dates of birth, etc. My project will focus on mastering this information through photography. Our product will be a photo book for each student.
Modern Caesar Adaptation 12 to 12
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After studying Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, students will create a modern adaptation by composing a script and creating a video of the dramatization.
Monsters Inked P-K to 6
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Middle school and elementary classes collaborate to write and illustrate monster stories, taking inspiration from the younger students' original monster drawings.
Music Video P-K to P-K
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Students record their own voices using Garageband and karaoke songs purchased from itunes, and turn their song into a music video. They create a storyboard, shoot, edit, and mix the video with the audio track and burn it to a DVD to be viewed.
My Digital Story 9 to 12
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Digital storytelling is one of the most creative ways to encourage students to write narratives. The project allows students to use existing writing, photography and computer skills, and gives them a challenging platform to create more intense, interesting and personal stories.
My Vision Is A Verb P-K to 12
Students will take a dream or vision that they desire to see come true and use the Zoo Burst and/or Story Jumper storytelling software to turn that dream or vision into a book. Students will also learn that work gives power to any vision.
Nintendo DS: Pictochat in the Classroom 1 to 3
Use the pictochat feature of handheld Nintendo DS portable gaming systems to practice spelling, sight words, and punctuation at literacy stations.
Photography 1: Seen through your eyes 9 to 12
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In introducing a new art elective option of Photography, I can enhance the importance of the arts in everyday education, and also give students another way to express their views. It's essential that all students have opportunities to create works that reflect what they see and believe in all disciplines.
Projects with Pizazz 9 to 12
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High School students make digital project presentations using Photo Story, Voicethreads, Animoto, Glogster, Windows Media Player and/or Quicktime
Rainforest: Creating Globally Conscious Students 2 to 2
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Students will be able to apply their knowledge of the rainforest ecosystem to create peer interviews with Flipcams. These interviews will be edited and posted on our district website as well as sites such as www.teachertube.com for students to convey their understanding of: • The various strata of the rainforest, and the role that each plays in the overall health of the ecosystem. • The interdependence humans have with the rainforest for health needs. • The great diversity of the animal kingdom that resides in the rainforest as well as the effect deforestation has on these species. • How our actions can directly impact the rainforests. Students should be able to persuade others to take simple steps to protect these regions of the world.
S.C.A.N.M.E. P-K to 12
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Students Creating A New Method of Evaluation
Science Olympics K to 12
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Science Olympics will actively involve the chemistry and ELL science students at Reynolds High School with science education in one the district’s elementary schools heavily populated with ELL children. The high school chemistry and ELL students will be taught how to present and involve the grade school kids in a variety of hands-on science activities covering all seven of the Common Curriculum Goals and will be encouraged to think creatively and plan how to get these basic science concepts across to children in grades K-5. By doing so both the high school students and the K-5th graders will experience science as fun, rewarding, interactive, engaging, and memorable.
Selfie vs Self-portrait 9 to 12
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This activity combines contemporary technology with archaic photographic processes the end result a one of a kind tangible self-portrait from a 200 year old process using modern technology. It challenges the students to further understand the difference between our cultural image capture and the power of a image when it's seen as an entity, not a digital thumbnail.
Sketchnotes Reading Comprehension P-K to 6
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Students use ipads to sketch drawings they think of while reading a text. This helps with reading comprehension.
SKYPE PALS Project Share NC 4 to 12
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Students studying Spanish as a foreign language collaborate to create digital presentations depicting everyday life and culture in North Carolina. Students establish friendships and exchange cultural and language information with students in Latin America via SKYPE and video sharing websites. Students create a SYPE PALS documentary which will be shared with the community at a special celebration in which students, parents, and the community come together to meet one another, to watch and discuss the documentary and to experience typical food and music from the Latin American country.
Smart Understanding of Characters w/ Smartphones 5 to 8
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Students will demonstrate an understanding of how characters change throughout a novel. They will also be able to identify 1st and 3rd person point-of-view.
Stone Soup--More than a Field Trip When it is a Video/Movie P-K to 8
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First grade students use digital storytelling techniques to create movies that extend the learning from field trips.
Technology for the Likes of Shakespeare and Poe 7 to 12
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Digital Storytelling, a wonderful way to incorporate technology and other disciplines into the Language Arts classroom, despite endorsement from the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), is not a priority for most schools. I believe that to incorporate digital storytelling, you must have the technology necessary to enable the teacher to adjust her pedagogy and see her role as story coach instead of technology teacher, allowing digital storytelling to enable students to represent their voices in a manner rarely addressed by state and district curriculum while practicing the digital literacy skills that will be important to their 21st century futures while supporting whole language literacy practices. .
The Flip Side: A Multi-Genre Occupational Research Project 7 to 12
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This lesson will provide students with the authority of the "naked eye" to give way towards finding their own truth, place, and ability to communicate efficiently in a global community.
The Greatest Generation: Capturing Their Stories with Digital Images K to K
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Digital Storytelling with the Greatest Generation is the focus of this basic primary source recording of extended family members.
The Tales of Nerdy Norm 8 to 12
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In this lesson, students will create a stop motion video that showcases the transformations of quadratic functions by creating a clay model of "Nerdy Norm the Normal Parabola." Students will add audio to their movie to tell the tale of how a shift in Nerdy Norm's "mood" changes his graph!
This is A Day in My Life: A Photo Essay 8 to 12
This project entails students creating a series of photos that show a day in their life, editing the images in Photoshop, and then posting them digitally.
Traveling Memories P-K to 4
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Students will check out a digital camera or camcorder to take with them on field trips or other places they go outside of school. They will return the device, download their pictures at school and create a digital story of their experience.
Video Haiku 5 to 6
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The students will learn about forms of poetry. They will write a Haiku poem that is stylistically correct and to understand the nature of haiku poetry. The students will use the digital or video cameras find or create a small video clip or series of images to illustrate the haiku. To incorporate poetry and video or images into a Windows movie maker or photo story presentation.
What Time is it? P-K to 5
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I have several centers that deal with the concept of time and telling time. Computers are highly motivating and a great way to reinforce skills.
Whose Slipper 1 to 5
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In this unit students will explore multiple versions of various fairy tales. This is one of five lessons in which students read an original fairy tale and compare story elements of another version of the same fairy tale.
The Robotics Obstacle Course Challenge 6 to 8
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The Robotics Obstacle Course Challenge is a comprehensive instructional unit that exposes middle school students to various engineering domains/colleges, enhances student motivation and engagement, provides authentic avenues for research, and challenges all students to excel in a robotics obstacle course challenge.
A Family History 9 to 12
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The students will create a movie about their family. They will have to use their digital cameras to take pictures of their old family pictures, and new pictures of their actual family. The students will be involved in an activity in which they can work closely with their family and also find more information about their ancestors and to appreciate their ethnic backgrounds. This project introduces students to new vocabulary in Spanish and they will develop their ability to write full sentences in Spanish and make it a fun project by using technology and digital cameras the student can use movie maker and photo story 3 to create a movie of their families.
A Ripple of Hope-Using History¡¦s Powerful Stories to Teach Tolerance 3 to 8
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The overarching goal of this project is to develop conscious and responsible citizens of society.The culminating project will be a student created DVD. Students will select a role such as a journalist, history detective, or author and will record their reflections through genres such as poetry, interviews, stories, and plays. After obtaining parental approval for students to be videotaped, DVD copies of the student¡¦s performances will be shared with colleagues.
Blogging In Kindergarten! K to K
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All of my 18 Kindergarten children have their own kidblog that they use to record their learning. Kindergarten life is full of day long discoveries and kid blogging is just one of the many ways I am documenting the excitement of the discoveries made.
I See Lots Of People 10 to 12
Students take pictures of one another in the same space and then use Photoshop to create a "cloned picture" of their friends. I call it "Double Take."
La Casa de Mis Sueños/My Dream House 9 to 12
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Students will use present tense conjugation and learn vocabulary that describes a house. Students will create visual representation of their dream house using presentation tool of their choice. Students will “walk us through” their houses in small group presentations (6 students + teacher) while we roll a dice to ask questions about each presentation and providing verbal feedback, all in Spanish.
Literary Tour of California via Vodcast 9 to 12
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Students study California authors and create a podcast telling about each author. Listeners learn about the cities and places that California authors lived, worked and played in and wrote about.
Mock Congressional Hearings 6 to 8
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Last year I was privileged to attend the James Madison Legacy Project that equip teachers with the skills to dynamically teach civic education. Groups of students, (size varies), research and report on Constitutional matters in a mock Congressional format after extensive research and refined communication skills.
My Altered Life, Exploring Mixed Genre Writing 9 to 12
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The purpose of this project is to present the students with a structured activity in which they are able to develop and enhance their reading fluency and comprehension skills in a fun and creative way. The mode of exploration will be that of mixed genre writing and altered books.
You're my Hero 3 to 12
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Children will create a hero and an arch rival. We use a Manga 8 1/2 heroic proportion guide and discuss complementary colors for costumes.
"50 Ways to Use Your FlipCam" 9 to 12
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This lesson/power point was developed in order to teach the audience (teachers/instructors) simple and quick ways to enhance their teaching and to help invest their student in their education by using a FlipCam.
"A Picture Is Worth A Million Words" 7 to 8
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This project is a photography, poetry, and bookmaking unit utilizing three artists-in-residence who teach photography, poetry, and bookmaking.
"A" is Awesome P-K to 5
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Students respond to the book, The Absolutely Awful Alphabets by Mordicai Gerstein by taking digital pictures of alphabets occurring naturally throughout the school.
"Board" Games 6 to 6
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The Teacher will use the Promethean Board to create interest and review for tests in the classroom. The lesson reviewed will be for adjectives.
"Coming to a Library Near You!" - Book Trailer Grant 9 to 12
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Students will read their chosen books and create book trailers using clip art and sound bites. These book trailers will be played on the district's television channel to share with all students. Book trailers will entice other students to read more books!
"Dear Peter Rabbit" Lesson Plan 1 to 4
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This lesson incorporates Beatrix Potter's story of "Peter Rabbit" and a variety of technology resources. The end result has students writing letters online to Peter Rabbit after his ordeal in Mr. McGregor's garden. http://www.vrml.k12.la.us/sadies/lesson/peter/peterlesson.htm
"FLIP-iT" - Where Do I Go From Here? 12 to 12
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Graduating seniors find themselves at a pivotal point in their lives. By doing four Flip Camera interviews of themselves, on a series of topics, they will take a closer look at their values and goals, and gain potentially insightful reflections for the future as they prepare for the next step. We will burn all four videos to disk and they will also have a nice souvenir for their Senior year.
"In the News!" 2 to 8
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A newscast that can be writen, produced and created by elementary or middle school students. Co-Authored with Stacy Bodin
"In Three Words" 5 to 8
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"In Three Words, a lesson creating an anti-bullying Animoto video, allows students to take an active role in the development of an anti-bullying lesson thus taking ownership of the message. Students used the Good Morning America segment “Your Three Words” as a model for creating videos depicting powerful anti-bullying messages. Using flip video cameras, students filmed short clips displaying their three word messages and then created a collective video using the web 2.0 tool, Animoto.
"Let's Make Some Money" 4 to 6
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The economic troubles of the past year prompted me to develop a project that would help my class understand economic concepts and the types of decisions made by consumers and business owners in our country. The students will study economics and then become entrepreneurs themselves. During the final activity they will pick a product, advertise, and then sell to our Kindergarten class.
"Scientific Method Multimedia Project" 6 to 12
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Student teams will develop a multimedia project utilizing Flip Video in conjunction with i-Movie. Teams will document from beginning to end their own journey through the steps of the scientific method as they design, carry out, analyze and troubleshoot an original experiment.
"The ABC's of Sunshine" K to 1
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Kindergarten students will photograph things around our school. Focus on the ABC's and publish a book for the library.
"The Five Life Zone Research Project" 7 to 8
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Students in grade 7 and 8 will travel from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to the Grand Canyon in Williams, Arizona to investigate and measure the soil and water quality (if water can be found) for each of five life zones. The five life zones are the Lower Sonoran or low hot desert; the Upper Sonoran or desert steppe; the Transition or open woodlands; the Canadian or fir forest; and the Hudsonian or spruce forest. This is equivalent to studying the life zones found from Mexico to Canada. The latest technology will be used to complete the field studies and record and communicate their findings.
"The Know Show" (Think: Saturday Night Live meets Bill Nye meets Fifth Grade) P-K to 5
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My fifth grade students will use video editing software with the flip camera we have in the class to produce 'The Know Show' every other week. The students will write skits, perform songs they pen, display historical reinactements, act in joke segments, and describe scientific drawings all during each15 minute show.
"To Be, or Not To Be, A Digital Citizen? That is the Question! 4 to 12
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Students will become active participants in understanding what it means to be a digital citizen. The students will become aware of the importance of online responsibilities.
"Why College?" Commercial 9 to 9
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Students will create a 30 second commercial advertisement for an audience of high school students. The commercial's message must center around why attending college is important.
'Student Teaching' 6 to 6
Students teamed up to teach a 20 minute mini-lesson. I used my Flip Video Camera and Tripod to record them.
(PART 1) Applied STEM: Rocketry and its Components 6 to 8
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This unit plan walks students through the entire model rocket design, construction, and test launch phase complete with diverse evaluations and using video technology to view every aspect of a rocket launch. All rockets are homemade - no kits involved.
(PART 3) Applied STEM: Rocketry and its Components 6 to 8
See Part 1 for following sections with the exception of Lesson Plan Description.
1000 Paper Cranes for Japan 3 to 5
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My students will be learning about the history, arts, and culture of Japan through an Origami project. I will use the document camera to demonstrate the origami process for my students.
1920's Personalities Podcasting Project 7 to 12
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Students research people of the 1920's create a written report. Next students create a podcast finished with pictures and music if it enhances the "personality of the 1920s" that will be posted on the school website.
1950's Dream Car 8 to 12
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Students will create properly formatted and supported 1950's era automobile commercials using authentic video footage to simulate the impact of 1950's television. The ultimate goal is to illustrate how the automobile affected life in post-WWII America.
1st Grade Shape Search K to 2
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Students in 1st grade need to be able to recognize shapes. Each group of 2-3 students will share a FlipShare Cam. We will, as a class, walk around the inside and outside of our school to find shapes such as cirlce, rectangle, square, diamond, triangle, octagon, hexagon.
21 century pen pals 3 to 8
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These lessons are for the students to show what they've learned about specific topics to an international school.
21st Century Picasso 2 to 6
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Students will create their own Picasso inspired portraits using the different types of lines, angles, and geometric shapes they have already learned about. They will create these portraits using technology instead of paper and pencil.
30 Ways In 30 days 5 to 6
Learners are challenged with the essential question, "How can I make a significant difference in the world in just 30 days?" To highlight their experience, the learners must keep a log book, create a documentary, and publish an original book.
3A is Going Batty 3 to 8
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Third grade students conduct research on a Frequently Asked Question about Bats. They will take the information they discover and create an informational video about bats.
4th Grade Double Digit Multiplication 4 to 4
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How to multiply two 2-digit numbers using the window pane and butterfly methods.
4th Grade Life Science Unit: Animals 4 to 4
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Our fourth grade teaching team will use technology tools to meet the description of Colorado’s 21st Century learning skills: critical thinking and reasoning, information literacy, collaboration, self-direction, invention. Through the use of technology, we will appeal to our student’s senses and teach to a variety of learning styles with meaningful, authentic learning opportunities.
55 Word Video Stories 7 to 12
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Using the literacy skills of the 21s Century stidents will create original 55-word short stories, or re-write well known stories in 55 words, and then turn them into short movies using video cameras. They will then publish their finished products on YouTube and the class blog, and have an opportunity to submit their original stories to the fifty-five fiction contest.
6 Word Digital Memoirs 6 to 12
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Taking inspiration of Hemingway's infamous 6 Word Story, “For sale: baby shoes, never worn,” students will write their own memoir using only 6 words. Then, students will use digital cameras to shoot 6 photos illustrating their memoir. Students finally combine these images and text to create a YouTube digital memoir or Blurb.com book.
6th Grade Country Reports 5 to 6
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Students will use a variety of multimedia tools to research, write, and do a power point presentation on a country of their choice.
6th grade-Greatest Common Factor 6 to 6
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Introduction to Greatest Common Factor
9th Grade ELA Project-Based Learning 9 to 10
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This is a project-based learning unit that I taught with one of our 9th grade teachers. Students learned different persuasive techniques as they developed their own charitable organization to fight child abuse.
A Day in the Life 3 to 5
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I have a Flip Video camera, and want to make a documentary about our school day to send to our penpals in Russia. They do not have access to a camera, or funds, so i would like to send them a camera so they can make a documentary for us about a day in a Russian school.
A Day in the Life of ... 10 to 12
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Overview: Evansville, IN offers many opportunities for students to experience high tech product creation.Students will video the life of a product being manufactured in Evansville at such companies like Mead Johnson Nutrition, Berry Plastics Corporation and AmeriQual Foods.
A day in the life of a 4th/5th grader 4 to 5
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To encourage self confidence in a difficult age! Take pictures of themselves from start of the day to finish, then use the pictures and create a powerpoint presentation.
A Day in the Life of a World War II Soldier 7 to 12
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Students complete a webquest where they look at first hand accounts of WWII soldiers and nurses.
A Different View 7 to 8
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A visual art lesson which involves writing and technology. Essential Question: "How do you see yourself?"
A Digital Walk Through Chatham 6 to 8
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Our project is a digital storytelling activity using MultiMedia Lab V and digital cameras. Students will photograph important landmarks in town, write descriptive articles, and share them with other students through the school newspaper and web site.
A Genre-riffic Thanksgiving 12 to 7
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Using different genres in literature, have sutdents explore and discuss the characters, take the characters out of the book and place them into a modern day Thanksgiving celebration. The characters from the books need to retain their personalities and traits. (Time to completion of activities: 3 weeks)
A Math Twist 3 to 6
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Students create mathematical problems using computer applications such as Microsoft Word and clearly explain in writing how the problem is solved.
A New Way of Looking 5 to 8
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Students will be able to understand the concepts of light and lens using the life of Galileo as a guide. Students will be given opportunities to experiment just like Galileo. Students will be given a variety of opportunities to learn about the complexity of light using many different mediums.
A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words 5 to 6
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We currently have 7 display televisions on our campus. They run all day with a presentation created by me. The presentation includes quotes, vocabulary words, success stories... Last year was our first year for this project. All presentations were created by me. I would like to expand this to be student created. I would like to teach students how to created the presentations and have the televisions reflect student work rather than be teacher created.
A Simple Chocolate Bar Global Project 9 to 12
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Discuss and Investigate the many parts from different countries that are needed in order to make a product in this case a Chocolate Bar. Understand all the environmental effects that impact this product and the people and the environmental involved.
A Snapshot of Science 6 to 6
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Students will demonstrate an understanding of the composition of physical systems and the concepts and principles that describe and predict physical interactions and events in the natural world. This will include chemical reactions and the conservation of matter.
A to Z photo project 9 to 12
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This project is designed for technology students to get familiar with a DSLR digital camera. Students display "best of" around the school.
A Virtual Tour of our School -- in Spanish! 10 to 12
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Spanish 2 students film a video tour of our school in Spanish using Flip video cameras and exchange with cooperating schools in other states.
A Year in Arizona 4 to 4
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Students will choose a theme related to our state of Arizona and create calendars around that theme. Some examples of potential themes are: animals of Arizona, Arizona cactus and plant life, Arizona history, Arizona's geology, and Native American culture.
A Zoo Book for All 1 to 3
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The purpose of this lesson is for my students to be able to research information about animals and communicate in written form using the Four Stages of Writing. They will use Tool Factory Workshop and MultiMedia Lab V to create two pages for our class book and a presentation for our Friday Morning Assembly.
Adding Creativity to Science Inquiry 6 to 12
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Students create flip videos that enhance scientific investigations performed in class by having students think metacognitively while fusing the fun of creativity with the science of analytical thinking.
Advertising in Action 9 to 12
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Students create their own commercials for a product of their choice. They must utilize a variety of advertising techniques to sell their products.
Advocate for Something! Flip Cam Media Advocacy Project 9 to 12
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Students will find an inner passion to support cause through the power of Media Advocacy campaigns using Flip Cameras. This lesson is a basic introduction on online research, video team roles, field reporting, collecting video interviews and video editing interviews into a short 2-3 minute video.
African Kaleidoscope Music Visions Project for GT Music Students 3 to 5
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Students will explore the culture and music of an African country of their choice. They will present a short PowerPoint or Flipchart for the class, students could also use iPads to create iMovies. Students may choose to present it on a traditional poster. Students may wish to provide samples of African Tribal music. Students should also write a brief song in 4/4 meter and C pentatonic about African music.
African Kaleidoscope Music Visions Project for GT Music Students 3 to 5
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Students will explore the culture and music of an African country of their choice. They will present a short PowerPoint or Flipchart for the class, students could also use iPads to create iMovies. Students may choose to present it on a traditional poster. Students may wish to provide samples of African Tribal music. Students should also write a brief song in 4/4 meter and C pentatonic about African music.
All about "Me" autobiography!! 3 to 5
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Student will make powerpoints and turn them into movies. These movies will be autobiographies about them!!
All About Books 1 to 2
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In our Non-fiction Writing Workshop unit, students research and study an animal using technology in order to write an "All About" book. They must find out where the animal lives (type of environment), what it eats, what it looks like, and other additional interesting facts about their animal.
All about me 6 to 8
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Getting to know all the students. An all about me project for grades 6-8.
All About Me 10 to 12
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Using Windows Movie Maker to create a portfolio
All About Me! K to 1
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Writing stories "All About Me"
Alternative Energy 6 to 8
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Integrating technology for hands-on instruction to give students a better understanding of renewable energy, how electricity can be produced, and the relationship between wind speed and voltage.
Alternative Modes for Alternative Ed P-K to P-K
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To provide media information in the form of a DVD library centrally located at Seminole County District Office in order to provide various learning formats for struggling and at risk incarcerated learnes.
Amazing Photography 9 to 12
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This lesson will serve as a follow up to an introductory lesson on photography. Each student will be responsible for creating a Powerpoint presentation with examples of "amazing photography."
Ambassador (Program Based Learning) 6 to 12
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I assign a country to groups of 2 Principles of Technology students. They become the "Ambassadors" of their countries and must create a brochure in Publishers highlighting the countries, resources, exports, etc. They also create a PowerPoint highlighting the tourism, strengths of the country. They use Microsoft Word to write a letter to the "President" of the country introducing themselves, etc. They are given a budget to prepare a meal that would include items that are traditional favorites from their selected country. They will prepare a spreadsheet with formulas that tracks expenditures, costs, etc. Each group will have an entire class period to present their PBL, and the meal they have prepared in advance, the day of their presentation.
American Cities 7 to 8
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In this lesson, groups of students will work collaboratively online to create informational worksheets about a major American city through the ages.
American Symbols 1 to 2
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The students will learn about American Symbols and why they are important. I will integrate technology in the classroom to enhance and motivate student learning. Education should come alive to the students and with the use of technology in the classroom…….students thrive. The lessons in this unit would not be possible without the use of technology.
An Entertaining Assignment 11 to 12
Make a gossip style video about a medieval character and the rules of Courtly Love and Chivalry they have either broken or upheld. Video may be shot using a Flip video camera from the media center and edited using MovieMaker.
Analyzing and Synthesizing Propaganda Techniques in Film 9 to 12
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Students will analyze the non-verbal techniques used in films that attempt to manipulate audiences through political or commercial propaganda. In teams, students will then create their own videos demonstrating a synthesis of these techniques.
Analyzing Text Using Technology 3 to 12
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This lesson plan allows teachers to incorporate technology into any selected piece of text. Students will use Google Forms to analyze selected text and use a document camera to present their analysis.
Ancient Chinese Inventions 6 to 12
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Students will be selecting an ancient chinese invention and researching it. They will then create a marking campaign to market the product.
Ancient Egypt P-K to P-K
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Throughout this two week unit, my students will learn about the many contributions that have come from ancient Egypt.
Ancient Wonders of the World P-K to P-K
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Students will learn about the 7 Ancient Wonders of the world and make connections to the content we are studying about Ancient Civilizations. Teacher used Smart Notebook software and interactive features to create lesson.
Ancient World Advertisement Videos 7 to 8
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Students will use a video creation program to make and advertisement for an Ancient World civilization which they will share with their peers.
Animal Ambassadors K to 1
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My class is starting a year long animal research project. We will be covering all academic subjects throughout the year as we research, read, learn, write, and observe all types of animals and their habitats.
Animals Classification 4 to 6
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- Classify animals with backbones into groups of mammals, reptiles, birds, amphibians, and fish based on their features and description.
Animals on Parade 3 to 8
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Fourth grade students will research rainforest animals of the world and hold what is known as a shoebox parade. Each student will decorate a shoebox to resemble a parade float and create a podcast.
Animation 9 to 12
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Through the exploration of animation techniques, students will be able to describe and depict emotions and expressions with processes, traditional tools, and modern technologies used in the arts.
ANIMATION - Exploring graphic, movie making and audio software 5 to 8
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Students will create their own images and use movie making software to create an instructed animation. To remediate skills and enhance creativity, students will create an additional animation of their choice. There is an extra credit audio option.
ANIMATORS AND LEGO MANIA! 2 to 6
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Students will work in groups and create a short informational animated movie on animals they read about. They will use a storyboard to develop their short story.
Annotating and Analyzing Readings with Tablets 9 to 12
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This lesson plan shows how tablets and/or computers with internet access would be used in my ELA classroom to enhance engagement and independence reading and analyzing Common Core texts.
Antony vs. Brutus 9 to 12
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In groups of four, students will create an advertising campaign based on their given character/speech of Antony or Brutus from Shakespeare's Caesar. Students will use the project as means of debate focusing on the which character should have control of Rome after the death of their former leader, Caesar.
AP Biology & Inquiry-Based Labs 11 to 12
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Instead of carrying around an encyclopedic textbook, students will have their text downloaded onto an iPad where they can highlight, bookmark, and find definitions instantly without ruining the book next year. Students will also be using their iPad for creating, reviewing, and sharing their own labs.
AP Chemistry Video Lab Book 10 to 12
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The AP Chemistry Test is quickly approaching! Students need to review laboratory techniques and descriptive chemistry. The "solution"? Go to our AP Chemistry wiki page that contains a video scrapbook of the labs we have done throughout the year.
Apparel Design technology. 11 to 12
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Students in the 11th & 12th grade fashion class will be able to: 1. design a fashion apparel line using the ipad sketch, and textile design soft ware application.
Around the World in 10 Days - Landmark Project 4 to 6
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An integrated reading/writing/geography/technology unit focused on identifying famous landmarks around the world.
Around the World in 180 Days P-K to 8
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To kick-off our Global Cultures curriculum we are implementing a year-long interdisciplinary school project titled, Around the World in 180 Days. Teachers and students will use digital cameras, smart board technology, Web Cams, Kidspiration software, and partnerships with schools around the world.
Art and Life: Where Do We Use Art? 9 to 12
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This lesson increases the relevance of not only art classes, but also all academic disciplines by engaging the students to research how art is used in all aspects of their education and their lives. They will create videos that will collect factual information and visual examples that will educate the viewers on how art is used in a variety of settings and how historical people and socities have depended on the coexistence of art and non art subjects.
Assessing Reading Fluency using the Flip Video 1 to 12
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Students will use the Flip video camera to record the reading of a peer’s previously introduced reading fluency story. Students will watch their recordings and complete a self-assessment of their reading fluency using the Dimensions of Reading Fluency rubric.
At the Movies 1 to 2
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Students respond to books, poems and literary genres by using flip cameras to make movie trailers, "behind-the-scene-clips", never before seen footage, movie reviews and commercials as the use imagination, innovations and 21st century digital tools to show their understanding.
At the Movies 1 to 2
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This lesson plan attempts at creating a framework for creativity, innovation and global collaboration while allowing students to create different movies as they respond to books and poems from different literary genres. The lesson plan allows for student-driven learning, with choices and project-based learning.
At the Top of Mississippi: Southaven 6 to 8
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Project – At the Top of Mississippi: Southaven Students will report and record personal events, people and places that are important to them in their daily lives. They will then, with their classmates, combine their efforts and produce a DVD that will be presented to the City of Southaven and the Southaven Chamber of Commerce to give to families that are interested in relocating to our city. This will promote Southaven in a positive manner through the eyes of our youth.
Author Study 3 to 5
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After students read a book of their choice, students will research the author and create a digital report.
Author Study - Tomie de Paola K to 2
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Students use Tomie de Paola books to explore different themes and ideas as well as make connections between Tomie de Paola's books and connections to real world scenarios and situations.
Author's Podcast 1 to 2
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Students will create a podcast of a story they create in class. The student's classmates will apply listening comprehension skills.
Autism help through PowerPoint 6 to 12
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Students will create advanced PowerPoint lessons that have people choose something from a field of three. Our hope is to help children with special needs grow while my middle school students learn advanced PowerPoint and learn to understand other people.
Autism Through the Eyes of Technology 6 to 8
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Statistics show that All children benefit from the use of technology in the classroom, however, children with Autism participate, communicate, and engage MOST effectively by using technology. In addition, most of my students have difficulties with fine motor skills, and using technology in the classroom for various lessons would help them grow tremendously. My project will enhance learning and motivate my students to initiate communication participate and collaborate with their peers in order to reach their greatest potential.
Babushka Baba Yaga - fluency and story structure 2 to 4
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Utilizing an ELMO document camera and LCD projector, students will share a Patricia Polacco story, discuss story structure in an authentic manner, and will practice their reading fluency.
Back To School Scavenger Hunt K to 2
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Help your K-2 students get accustomed to a new school with a fabulous Gingerbreadman Scavenger Hunt! Children will learn to locate bathrooms, gym, water fountains, school nurse etc! What a fun way to introduce a new campus!
BackYard 5 to 8
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Interactive lesson that leads into student completion of a Backyard fencing task (including construction of the fencing, locating materials, etc).
Be A Star! K to 1
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Students will be able to showcase other students meeting the behavior expectations set by our school within the hallways, lunchroom, classroom, playground, riding the bus, and going in and out of the building.
Be Aware of Bullies! 5 to 5
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This webquest is designed for 5th grade recess monitors. This teaching-to-learn webquest is intended to involve students in the examination of bullying behavior and how they can help younger students prevent it from happening.
Beats Speaker Project 7 to 7
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You are recently hired at a your new job working for BEATS AUDIO. You have been assigned a task to create an efficient home speaker for Beats New Signature Studio Home Series. Your job is to create a speaker that plays directly from an auxiliary cord (headphone cable) without additional power. You have been directed to work with a group of 3 other audio, electrical and chemical engineers to draft designs, calculate cost efficiency and produce a working speaker given various and limited supplies.
Because I Said So! - Writing a Persuasive Speech 4 to 4
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This is a short writing unit. Students will brainstorm, write, and edit a persuasive speech on a topic of their choosing. The studetns will then record a podcast of their speech which will be uploaded to the school website.
Becoming a Composer 9 to 12
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Objective: Students will research different genres of music in heterogeneous groups and create their own musical piece in that style. Students will then present their piece to the class, explaining in detail how it fits into their musical genre.
Becoming Africa’s Wildlife 4 to 6
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Each student becomes an expert on one of the animals native to Africa and contributes important information to a safari field guide. Each student investigates the natural history of the animal and learns about the animal’s habitat, ecological niche, interdependence, relative position in a food web, adaptive features and behaviors, and conservation. With their research behind them, each student “becomes” an animal and creates a poster presentation written primarily from the animal’s point of view.
Behind the Camera 5 to 8
Students create a documentary-style video that speaks to an organization within the community.
Beyond the Basic Research Paper 8 to 8
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Students will use technology to demonstrate understanding of immigration and create unique technology enriched products of specific research topics.
Big Things-Small Packages 9 to 12
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Every year, students enrolled in the media 3 & 4 program are required to create, for the purpose of public instruction, personal work experience, sales and marketing, a Portfolio Project using computers to edit, store digital video files, music and images. Those files will be used in a short film, documentary and the annual senior video-a video yearbook for the graduating class.
Bill Nye Science Videos 5 to 5
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The students will choose a topic from the list of science standards that we covered in the school year. They will teach the topic the Bill Nye way using a Flip Video camera and a detailed rubric. The students will be scored by multiple criteria. The movies will be watched by all of the students and then used in the years to come as a hook before I teach each area.
Bill of Rights Documentary 3 to 5
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Our fifth grade Social Studies students learned about the Bill of Rights by creating their very own documentary using the Flip camer and software. We held a viewing party at the end of the unit complete with a popcorn donation from AMC Theatres to celebrate our young filmmakers!
Biographical Blogging 6 to 8
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SWBAT explore blogging and compare and contrast this genre to other on-line and in-print genres. SWBAT create and update their own blogs.
Biome Survivor 5 to 7
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Students will learn how to survive in one of the world's Biomes. Students will collaborate on their experiences as they take on a job that will help educate them about their ecosystem.
Biotic and Abiotic Factors in Your Environment 5 to 8
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Students will be able to distinguish the biotic and abiotic factors in their environment and how they affect each other.
Black History Month Menu/Choice Boards 5 to 12
•Students will write and create podcasts for a variety of purposes. •Students will make choices about their learning, using a menu/choice board as a guide. •Students will conduct guided research to create a variety of podcast projects to communicate their understanding of their research. •Students will work collaboratively with other researchers in creating interesting podcasts. •Students will explore literature, music and the lives of people associated with black history month. •Students will engage in differentiated learning activities based on their interest and their ability.
Blasting Math Fact Boredom K to 2
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In this lesson, students will work on math fact mastery by using various games on the Motion Math app and then discuss in small groups the strategies they used to improve their computation.
Blogging in the Classroom 10 to 12
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Students will use laptops/chromebooks to create their own student blogs, where they will respond to literature, evaluate media, and collaborate with their classmates.
Body Tissues and Membranes 9 to 12
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The document camera will be used to project an image to demonstrate proper dissection of a rat and display body tissues/membranes during lab time.
Book Report Alternative 2 to 8
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Students read a book independently and then write and record a book review. Class book reviews are compiled to make a video.
Book Report: Movie Trailer (Elements of Narration) P-K to P-K
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Instead of the old "write a summary" book report, students will tell the parts of the plot by writing an interactive movie trailer.
Book Trailers 5 to 8
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After reading a self selected text, students will plan and then use PhotoStory 3 to create book trailers which persuade an audience to read the highlighted texts in order to encourage and reinforce the practice of self selected reading by students.
Book Trailers 3 to 12
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Students will produce book trailers to be shown on the morning annoucements based on books they have read as a group in class.
Book Trailers 6 to 8
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Students will create digital book talks to highlight titles in our library collection. These book trailers will then be linked to the title in our online catalog.
Boston Tea Party 3 to 5
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Students simulate the Boston Tea Party. Students use the Smart Board to sequence the events of the Boston Tea Party and discuss the consequences that followed. Students create their disguises and chant a poem as they dump tea into the "Boston Harbor". Students will create a digital account of the simulation.
Bouncy Ball Energy 9 to 10
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Students make their own bouncy balls after a short discussion about what is happening at the molecular level to convert the substance from liquid to solid. Then students record a video of dropping their ball to upload and analyze in LoggerPro.
Breaking Color Barriers 3 to 5
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Students use the scientific method to compare what is on the outside is not what's on the inside. Using white eggs and brown eggs as the comparison.
Bringing Young Architects to Surface 6 to 8
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The town of Gastonia is full of architectural history. Many students are unaware of all the architectural details in old buildings. The goal of this project is to introduce the students to past architectural design and have them bring some of these design elements into their own scale model buildings
Build Your Awesome Life 7 to 8
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MS Word & Excel Build Your Awesome Life
Building Vocabulary with Digital Fotos. 8 to 12
Presents ways that students could use digital cameras to develop Spanish vocabulary.
Butterfly's Journey through Migration 1 to 3
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While working on a butterfly theme and unit.Math, Science and Geography can be incorporated through literature and writing.
Cabezas Arriba! 11 to 12
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Students will practice the preterite tense using Quizlet Live, then present short skits where they use the tense in conversation, and then students will play Cabezas Arriba (Heads Up) with a Google Doc that is displayed on the ITV. Students have to describe the words behind the student (can't see word) using the target language.
Caching in Pine's Treasures 6 to 12
Project ‘Caching in Pine’s Treasures” was designed to increase student knowledge of Social Studies’ topics in a non-traditional way. Students will use digital cameras and GPS units to learn historical information outside the classroom walls increasing student motivation, content knowledge, and knowledge of “technology-based gadgets.”
Camera Settings 9 to 12
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Students learn about the different settings on a DSLR camera. Technology students sharpen skills to help them take better pictures.
Cameras and Shadows K to 8
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Students will utilize photographs to capture shadow changes throughout the day. These changes will help to make predictions about how the shadows will change and why they change. They will use this information to then create and document a sun dial that tells time.
Campaigning Kids! 5 to 6
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Junior Student Government Association candidates use camcorders and digital cameras to create campaign videos that express their views on "school politics" and demonstrate why their peers should elect them into office.
Campus Media Team 5 to 6
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The campus media team create biweekly news shows for the school. The videos are for the students and teachers to be kept informed, entertained and updated on the latest events happening at school.
Candidate Obama Support and President Obama's Agenda 7 to 8
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Support letters via Microsoft Word for Candidate Obama ... sent to Obama Headquarters in Chicago [received Obama response] ... then PowerPoint presentations of President Obama's Agenda researched at www.whitehouse.gov ... sent as followup to the White House.
Captured at the Farm K to 2
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Kindergarten students will capture digital photos and/or video while visiting a local farm to represent "life" (animals, gardens, milk, butter, etc.). Students will collaborate with a second grade class to create a multimedia digital storybook about their field experience.
Capturing Conic Sections with Digital Cameras 9 to 12
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This project will help students to make connections between math and the real world by having them identify conic sections in art and architecture in their communities. Students will photograph these examples of circles, ellipses, parabolas, and hyperbolas in the real world with digital cameras and then write the equations for the graphs.
Carbon Footprint 6 to 8
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Students do a survey at http://calc.zerofootprint.net/youth/ to find their carbon footprint based on their answers to the questions. Using the data collected for the class, students create a spreadsheet table about tons of CO2 and the number of Earths they use up. From the data table they create a bar graph.
Career Portfolio 7 to 12
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I am giving you the opportunity to explore a career of your choice and this will help you a great deal in the future. WORK HARD!!!! But most importantly have fun!!!!
Career Research 9 to 12
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10 grade students will conduct research over a two week scaffolded lesson. This is one of the lesson plans attached to the career research, which includes technology as a way to communicate throughout this lesson.
Cartography in 2nd grade P-K to P-K
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In this lesson I teach 2nd graders how to construct basic maps. I will use Reading, Math and Social Studies to teach map making.
Cat's Famous Cupcakes P-K to 12
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Autistic students, along with other special education students, will use the computer lab, Polyvision Interactive Board to recreate a cupcake from an example given to earn points. The faster they are, the more points they earn.
Celebrations Summative Project - Kindergarten P-K to K
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(8 week lesson)After studying the holidays and traditions of autumn and winter throughout the world, kindergarten students are challenged to create their own unique holiday. While presenting their holiday, students will be digitally recorded to assess their understanding of holidays as a summative assessment. *International Baccalaureate PYP*
Cemetery Restoration Project K to 8
An old abandoned cemetery is given the opportunity for new "life" through the efforts of its new owners, a Catholic school, and a new parish in the beautiful Frederick Valley near the foot of the Catoctin Mountains.
Centers for Increasing Learning Capability & Engagement for students with Autism K to 5
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This plan utilizes technology to motivate and engage elementary students with autism to learn much needed skills. Since each program is only available to one student at a time, scheduling of classroom activities including specific Modules for each student to complete on a daily basis depending on needs and ability would be a critical piece of gaining optimum benefit from the skills taught by these programs.
Character Education Podcasts 4 to 6
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Each month a different character trait will be focused on. Students will create and record a podcast highlighting the character trait.
Chat it up! 6 to 9
Students use role play scenarios to work through various and potentially harmful cyber chat situations. Critically thinking about each scenario as a group, creating, and performing short skits to demonstrate how to handle these situations.
Chemical Change in the Kitchen 3 to 7
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Students will photograph the different stages of a food item being cooked. They will then put their photos into a slide show with captions describing the photos and any evidence of chemical change.
Cherokee Unit- Lesson 1: Cherokee Religion and Culture 7 to 8
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In this unit, students will learn about the beliefs, practices and traditions of Native American groups in North Carolina, specifically the Cherokee people, and explain how European explorers and settlers impacted these groups.
Christmas Around the World P-K to 2
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Christmas Around the World
City's 50th Anniversary: A Snap Shot in Time K to 12
Walnut is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The project would have students from all age levels taking picture and creating a living snap shot of the community regardless of age, sex, or beliefs. This would be put on display in City Hall and used as a video for the local Cable Network.
Class Memory Book 9 to 12
The entire class will create a memory book for each student in the class. Pictures and paragraphs will tell a short story about each student.
Classroom Booklet Adapted from Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See K to K
Students will make pictures of animals using different colors as in the book mentioned. When they are finished, a photo will be taken of them and their picture.
Claymation Film Festival 3 to 8
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This project allows students to extend their story-writing skills to a new medium. Students will learn the essential elements of a story through creating a storyboard, characters, and a short claymation video
Claymation Video Lessons 5 to 12
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Students will create simple 3D oil-based clay characters, which will move through 2D student-created environments(stop-action videography). Students will narrate the stories thus created.
Climate Change Poster 11 to 12
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Students are to create an original persuasive poster on the effects of climate change using piktochart.com. They will be conducting research on the topic using provided websites, typing up their research in google docs, saving at least two images to correspond with their information, and then creating the poster based on their research.
Clip Art Builds Readers P-K to 1
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Using clipartstation our class will make digital books about our school and community to help students who are English language learners better able to succeed.
CO2 Dragster Challange 7 to 12
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This is a new twist on an old unit. Many Technology Education teachers have been doing CO2 cars for several years now but this lesson will include creating pod-casts, video, and pictures to post and in a sense create an interactive data-bank!!
Cochlear Implants-Flip camera 6 to 12
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Students will create a movie explaining if they support or oppose on Cochlear Implants.
Coding in a Different Way! --Secret Code Messages 4 to 6
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Students will be able to create a rolling robot that flashes the light cube in morse code, so as to communicate a brief message to the students on the other side of the classroom.
Coding Made Fun! P-K to 12
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We will need iPads to be able to program the Hackaballs. They teach student coding through creative play. Hackaball is a computer in a ball that students can program using an app on an iPad. We have received the hackaballs and now we are in need of a way to run the program.
Collaborating Living Moments 6 to 12
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Students who are incarcerated experience very little positive influences, have created substantial challenges, and show little ability to make beneficial, character building decisions. which incapacitate them to progress academically, socially, vocationally, etc., and ensure continued failure . We wish to utilize the Seminole County Dividend Speakers to influence these students, however, due to incarceration and facility regulations, students are unable to participate in their presentations. Therefore, we would request technology, in the form of DVD video camera and digital programming, to bring speaker presentations in house. We would tape initial speaker performances at Eugene Gregory and later present to other students at John Polk and the Juvenile Detention Facility.
Collaborating with Robots 6 to 8
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Students in the Behavior Support Program will practice communication, collaborative and pro-social skills to create and program a classroom robot using Lego Mindstorms technology.
Collaborative learning through technology assisted projects K to 6
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My class is a computer literacy class at an arts integrated charter school. Elementary students form Kindergarden to 6th grade will learn computer skills and Google's collaborative tools through project based learning. Problem solving, teamwork and critical thinking skills will be required to complete projects successfully.
Collaborative Wriitng and Debating 4 to 5
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Through discussion, students will formulate opinions and defend their own positions in writing
Collaborative Writing in 4th Grade 4 to 6
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This lesson incorporates writing, listening and speaking skills in order to have each group of studnets produce a piece of publishable narrative writing.
Collaborative Writing using Blogs Lesson Plan 1 to 6
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Students will create a paragraph that shares details of our weekly classroom learning. They will illustrate their paragraph with one or two appropriate pictures or photos. Then it will be put into our classroom blog.
Colonial America 4 to 6
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Fifth Graders are researching information on a variety of topics dealing with Colonial America in preparation for Colonial Day that the school holds every other year. They will be taking their research and creating a power Point presentation which needs to include an audio piece.
Color Poem Collage 3 to 6
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Students are engaged in poetry writing and creating an accompanying collage using technology. This lesson is great for helping students use more descriptive writing.
Commercial Success with Sensory Adjectives 3 to 5
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Students will learn about sensory adjectives by using various modalities. They will create a 1 -2 minute commericial for a product using sensory adjectives in writing and in a presentation.
Commonwealth Connections 9 to 12
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Students will make historical connections with Famous African-Americans from Virginia by learning and teaching others through this hands-on project. Students will research, write, film, edit, and publish videos about these important historical figures in order to promote tourism in Virginia.
Communicating with E-Pals in Kindergarten to learn about culture diversity K to K
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Learning about people and cultures in different parts of the world using technology as a means of communication.
Community Based Instruction P-K to 12
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Community Based Instruction involves functional academics, independent living , self-help, interpersonal as well as speech and language development/skills. Most activities require the student to demonstrate learning through a hands on approach assessed with measurable goals in which a rubric or percentage is obtained. The best part of CBI is that the activities allow students with various abilities, skill levels, and various learning styles an opportunity to be successful.
Community Outings 6 to 12
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Our non-verbal students go on Community outings every day. These young inviduals experience shopping in a grocery store, ordering food at local restaurants and attending community functions.
Community Problem Solvers 6 to 6
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Students collaborate in teams to conduct research and solve real community problems using science and engineering. This is applied to the ECybermission Challenge.
Compare/Contrast Animal Kingdom Characteristics from Informational Texts P-K to P-K
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Students will compare and contrast the various animal kingdoms. Students will take this knowledge and complete a compare/contrast essay after researching the animal kingdoms.
Computer and Technology Lab Projects 1 to 8
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Students develop significant projects in our Computer and Technology Lab, and we require a safe, easily accessible repository of digital images and audio for student use. These various projects are theme related and correspond to specific grade levels.
Connecting Our World 6 to 8
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This lesson utilizes FLIP video cameras and a wikispace page. The goal of the unit is to advocate positive global thinking and the need for a team effort to preserve our resources.
Context Clues 4 to 8
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This lesson helps teach context clue skills to enhance a reader's inference skills and vocabulary.
Convince Me to Read 5 to 12
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Students will use persuasive writing to convince me to read their novel. They will use technology to assist them in their presentation.
Cool Commercials CRITIQUE 9 to 12
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Students will watch TV commercials and complete provided critique sheet. A nice mini-lesson that provides the opportunity to connect with commercial media in a critical way.
Correlating Robotics to the Human Nervous System 7 to 9
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The human nervous system is composed of three distinct types of neurons--sensory neurons, associative neurons and motor neurons. These specialized nerve cells correlate to the three categories of Cubelets--Sense, Think and Action. This lesson will provide students with anticipatory set when studying the nervous system.
CRAAPY or Happy? 6 to 8
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Students will use the CRAAP test to determine whether a research source is credible or not.
Crawling, Walking, Talking, and QR Codes 9 to 12
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Students use QR codes, phones, iPods, and cameras to learn about child development the first 12 months of life. Students used their electronic devices to scan QR codes and utilized the computer lab to create a video on Animoto and create a 3-D pop-up book on Zooburst from what they have learned on child development-physical, social, emotional, and intellectual.
Create a descriptive writing piece using descriptive words 2 to 2
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In the first part of the lesson we will use Kahoot to make sure all students know what adjectives and adverbs are. The second part will involve researching an animal and coming up with a one paragraph writing to describe how the animal moves and looks.
Create A Keychain using 3D design P-K to 9
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In this lesson my students will be able to utilize online 3D software to create a "marketable" keychain and print it out on a 3D printer. This will let students take ownership of this process by making it their own and understanding how to begin an entrepreneurship.
Create a News Program 3 to 12
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Students will create their very own news program complete with commercials. They will explore writing, reporting, operating a video camera, and using digital tools such as chroma-key. This lesson will spark their interest in reporting facts and writing for a purpose.
Create and Respond to a Music Video 4 to 5
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Student will create a Music Video by performing a song, create choreography for the video, create props, coodinate the performance, and respond to theirs and others performances.
Create Docents For 25 National Monuments For In Class Field Trip To DC 9 to 12
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Students will each be assigned one of 25 national monuments to docent the class through a virtual field trip through Washington DC. The plan is to aid students in observing the historic changes in US monuments from "single man" to "multiple participant" or event depictions.
Create Floor Plans in Excel 2 to 5
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Students will identify geometric patterns, practice measuring and drawing to scale, find perimeters and areas, improve business application technology skills, incorporate algebra and geometry skills and learn to appreciate a variety of home types.
Creating a Brochure 3 to 5
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Students will create a brochure to be given out at the beginning of the year. The brochure will include pictures of NMES and student written descriptions of what goes on throughout the year.
Creating a Digital Newspaper P-K to 5
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Lesson plan for creating a digital school newspaper. This includes some modifications for students with disabilities.
Creating a Digital Portfolio 9 to 12
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Digital Portfolios encourage students to showcase their accomplishments, works in progress, or personal history when applying for a job or for college entrance.
Creating a Digital Story as a Summative Assessment 9 to 12
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As an end of the unit performance task, my chemistry students will create a digital story that shows evidence of the learning that took place throughout the unit. The digital story will showcase digital pictures/videos of the labs/experiments/activities that proved useful in learning about chemical reactions.
Creating a How-To Video 3 to 6
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Students will complete an essay and short video using iPads, transitional words and power verbs. Students will choose from a list of "how to" ideas, create a video explaining and demonstrating the steps. Students will also use laptops/computers to compile a narrative essay.
Creating a Realistic Fiction Story Using Google Classroom 7 to 8
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Students create a Realistic Fiction Story on Google Classroom. As they are live typing I can give instant feedback to assist in the paper being the best that it can be.
Creating a TV Commercial to Air on Morning Announcements 6 to 12
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Focused advertising is everywhere; and the goal is to make the student more aware of how they are targeted negatively and/or positively and the choices they have as consumers. Students learn about various types of media and advertising tactics, create their own commercial, and learn how they fit into our economy as consumers.
Creating a Virtual Zoo: A Cross-Curriculum, Problem Based Learning Project 1 to 1
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In this unit lessons, students will use technology skills and digital media applications, along with science and literacy skills to research animals in order to create a "virtual zoo", for students who do not have a zoo nearby or cannot afford to make the trip.
Creating an Effective Ad Campaign 10 to 12
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The student will create an ad using technology tools to promote membership in FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America).
Creating Authors With Technology! 2 to 5
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With this lesson, students should be able to look at a classmates projected writing (via a HoverCam Document Camera) and give aapropriate feedback. The student author will get a notated printout with suggestions for improving writing.
Creating Online Science Lab Notebooks 7 to 12
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Students will complete an in-class lab and record their results online using a variety of online resources to create a rich, multimedia-rich end product.
Creating Online Science Lab Notebooks 7 to 12
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Students will complete an in-class lab and record their results online using a variety of online resources to create a rich, multimedia-rich end product.
Creating Our Own Newscast 6 to 8
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Through effective delivery of the morning announcements, and adding creative visual headings for each, it is possible to share news on the school web page with students, staff, and parents, as well as archive the events of the year.
Creative Book Report using Flip Cameras and Jaycut.com 6 to 12
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Students recall important characters, settings and events from a book they have read together as a group. They then create movie with pictures and acting to share with the rest of the class.
Creative Videos for Basic Grammar Concepts K to 2
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Using Flip Videos, students will teach and enhance classmates' knowledge about basic grammar concepts such as nouns, pronouns, proper nouns, adjectives, and action verbs.
Crikey! It’s a Part of Speech! 4 to 5
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Students will call upon their inner Crocodile Hunter and go searching the school and school grounds “hunting” for examples of parts of speech. While “hunting” they will show how exciting learning about parts of speech can really be.
Crime Scene Documentation 7 to 8
My rookie crime scene investigators are hot on the trail of the suspect who left the science lab in a mess! Evidence will be photographed and documented for further analysis to determine "who dun it"!
Crucible Library Web Quest 9 to 12
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Students will conduct a web quest as an introductory activity to reading Arthur Miller's The Crucible.
Cuentitos para niños...Childrens Stories 10 to 12
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Students need materials to produce childrens stories in Spanish. Students will write children stories, illustrate them in powerpoint, move them to Moviemaker and then narrate them.
Culminating Module Project 8 to 8
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This project taps into the students ability to express their understanding of a novel. They have a choice of two projects from a "menu" of options, ranging in difficulty level.
Cultural Awareness in Omaha: Entering the Golden Door 6 to 8
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The Jr. High students at Holy Name School will develop their cultural awareness through a technology project using tablet computers. The tablets will be used to record interviews with community members of a minimum of 8 different cultures and to develop an innovative presentation about their discoveries and incites based on those conversations.
Currency Act of 1764 4 to 5
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Build a company and use two forms of currency to do business with other companies. The student or group of students with the most rice at the end of the game wins.
Custodial Video Modeling 12 to 12
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Utlizing video modeling for training students with cognitive impairments to learn how to be a successful custodian.
Cyber Safety 3 to 5
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In this lesson, students discuss the dangers, as well as, the positive side of having internet and real life friends.
Cyber Safety 4 to 5
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The children will learn cyber safety rules and then create a presentation to teach younger children the same information.
Cyberbullying 6 to 8
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With the layering of identity through the use of nicknames and avatars as well as a sense of anonymity, it is easy for young people to sometimes forget that real people – with real feelings – are at the heart of online conversations. In this lesson students will explore this concept and discuss the importance of good netizenship.
Cyberbullying PSA 5 to 8
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Students will form groups of 2 or 3 to make a 60 second Cyber-Bullying Public Service Announcement. They will contuct research, create an outline, write a script, film, edit and publish.
Daily Life: Recognizing Positive Social Behaviors 8 to 12
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Activating schemata (1) Developing recognition of target vocabulary in context (2) Recognizing that multi syllabus words have different stress patterns. Recognizes target words and spoken context in isolation using appropriate technology when possible. Recognizes the stress pattern of target words.
Dakota Pipeline Lesson 11 to 12
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This is an a unit that is geared towards students understanding the components of the Regents exam. The argumentative essay will focus on students reading and analyzing 4 different texts that examine multiple sides about the Dakota Access Pipeline debate. The essay will extend in students participating in a socratic seminar with their peers using respectful and accountable talk and fostering productive peer to peer discussion.
Debating with Technology 3 to 12
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Students will debate over a predetermined topic and use the technology located around them to back up their statements. They will also be using their smart phone apps to use their phones as "clickers" to complete an assessment.
Density- An Intrinsic Property K to 12
Students will use common lab equipment and materials to design an experiment to prove that density is an intrinsic property. They will use a digital point and shoot, a computer, a PowerPoint program and a digital projector to develop and present the procedures they create and perform in the lab.
Desert Tortoise Adaptations 4 to 8
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Students will observe how a desert tortoise is adapted to its surroundings. They will take notes and then photograph the environment and tortoise to design a powerpoint.
Design Team Challenge 4 to 8
Students use technology and engineering skills to create robots. These robots are used to test various math applications, and data tables are used to compare data.
Differentiated Tea Party: Important Groups in Feudal Japan 7 to 12
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This lesson teaches the students the important groups that made up Feudal Japan, and the very different views that they had. The point of this lesson is to show the students the many changes that took place in Japan following Prince Shotoku's desire to open Japan's borders to other Asian influences.
Digital Biography Project for African American History 3 to 5
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Students will answer questions on an important person during African American History month. They will type, voice record, and upload photographs/drawings to create a biographical digital story about their person.
Digital Cameras and Numbers K to 1
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Using digital cameras to take pictures of groups of numbers to practice grouping and counting.
Digital Citizenship and Safety K to 5
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These are lessons that I do throughout the first few months of school as students come to the Media Center. I would love to get the grant for the kit to teach this as well.
Digital Citizenship unit 7 to 8
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This wiki teaches 7th and 8th graders about Mike Ribble's 9 elements of Digital Citizenship -- using Internet links, online videos and podcasts. Digital Citizenship is one of ISTE's NETS-S.
Digital Cloud Riddle Book 1 to 3
Students will learn to identify different cloud types, observe and photograph clouds in nature with interesting shapes, and print and write a riddle about the object they see in the clouds. Each student will add their cloud riddle and photo to form a class book to be added to the class website for everyone to enjoy.
Digital Devices in the classroom 2 to 12
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The goal of this lesson is to teach students how their digital device can be a learning tool. By allowing them access to these tools in class we are enhancing their learning.
Digital Dewey System 2 to 4
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4th grade students created "How to" Flip video presentations. Video clips and photographs were created from the Flip video presentations and inserted into a Dewey Decimal Classification game that 2nd - 4th grade students played to learn the 10 Dewey Decimal classifications.
Digital Doubles 1 to 2
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Adding doubles is a great strategy for adding numbers and gaining number sense. First grade students will use virtual manipulatives to add doubles.
Digital Fairytale 4 to 6
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Students write their own fairytale in groups. They use a digital camera and Power Point to retell their story.
Digital Journaling in the Outdoor Classroom P-K to 8
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Watch the progression of seeds, plants and animals from late winter till June through journaling, discussions, photography music and poetry.
Digital Literacy 9 to 12
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Plan designed to improve reading comprehension and writing skills for high school english students through script writing and film adaptation.
Digital Parts of Speech 9 to 12
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Enlgish Language Learners at the high school level will create iMovie projects with music, photo clips, and video clips to enhance learning & instruction of parts of speech.
Digital Pen Pal K to 8
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Partnering with Spanish students in our local area, the students at my school will be exchanging video messages, emails, and performances with each other to create a language learning community.
Digital Portfolio K to 6
Students in kindergarten and sixth grade will document their field trips using digital photography in order to share the experiences.
Digital Portfolio and the Green School Act of Michigan 9 to 12
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Students will be able to document "Project Green" for the life of the project in following their acceptance to becoming a Michigan Green School through a digital portfolio. They will be able to share this information in getting more schools on board by making powerpoints to ship or present to schools other local school districts.
Digital Portfolios 9 to 12
Students create digital portfolios of their artwork using PowerPoint.
Digital Research Animal Project 1 to 2
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Students will research an animal of choice and use an iPad app to create a trading card to inform peers of their new learning.
Digital Revolution 6 to 12
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Students will compose an original historical photograph about a revolution based on Eleanor Antin's work. They will also read a literature piece coinciding with the revolution they have chosen to study.
Digital Rube Goldberg Lesson P-K to 12
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This lesson requires the use of physics, critical thinking skills, creativity, and group collaboration to create a multi-step Rube Goldberg design that begins as a virtual lab and can become a physical project or competition.
Digital Story Book P-K to 3
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This lesson can be adapted to suit fictional or non fictional objectives. After introducing the concept, be it life science, safety, language arts, etc students will work together to create a digital story book.
Digital Student Portfolios 9 to 9
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9th grade students will create individual digital portfolios throughout the year. Portfolios will consist of digital book trailers, published blogs, uploads to the school website, writing in all content areas, digital autobiographies, etc.
Digital Time Capsule 9 to 12
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In this lesson students use digital cameras to create a time capsule of digital images of their communities and families. They will use higher-order thinking skills to contemplate how digital images will be stored in the future and how we can present our life and time to people living 50 years from now.
Digital Video Interviews 6 to 12
Students will create a video interview. They will interview a business leader from our community and then a Movie Night will invite the community members, families, and students to view the final products.
Digitally Concerned Citizens 5 to 5
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Students need to learn relevant technology skills to succeed in the modern workforce. This lesson allows students to master skills with an inquiry based investigation on how humans contribute to changes in ecosystems. With a better understanding of issues facing our planet, students increase their ability to voice their concerns and facilitate change.
Discovering Your Hometown 7 to 8
Inspired by the "Hometown America" writing contest by "Junior Scholastic," this lesson will allow all 7th and 8th grade students to explore and document the geography, history, culture and traditions of Folsom, New Jersey and the surrounding areas.
Documentary-Style Research Projects 4 to 6
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Students will research a topic related to the social studies curriculum, and then create a report and a short documentary video using iMovie. Along the way, students will learn how to narrow topics, take notes, keep citations, and make editing choices. This is an ideal lesson for a computer lab setting.
Don't be a Bully, Be a Star 6 to 8
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Students will develop a podcast featuring a bullying situation at school with two different outcomes, a negative one and a positivie one. Students will lsiten to the podcast and share their opinions about the events that occurred.
Don't Laugh At Me 3 to 5
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Third graders create a music video for the song 'Don't Laugh At Me'. They use their connections and synthesis to illustrate the points made in the book and song.
Dr. Seuss Unit 1 to 1
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This is an integrated unit which includes reading skills and a theme for each day. Each day starts with a guest reader coming in to share a Dr. Seuss book. Then there are activities and lessons all focused on the theme/book of the day.
Drawing Pictures K to 6
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You will learn how to use a computer program to draw pictures. You will draw your house using the drawing program tools.
DROP BY DROP WE CAN CHANGE THE WORLD 6 to 8
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The purpose of the unit is for students to acquire information and knowledge about water, its structure, its properties, its usage, and its importance as a resource. Many students inherently know about water because they consume and use it every day. Many students however think there is an infinite supply of fresh water and all they have to do to get fresh water is to turn on the faucet. To acquire water usage statistics and appreciate the unique properties of water will help student accomplish their final task.
Duck, Duck, Duck...Goose! K to 4
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Learn all about the development of a duck and goose. Students will keep a daily diary of the growth and development of a duck and goose from day 1 inside an egg until they are returned to the farm at 2 weeks old.
Early American Civilization 4 to 6
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Students will create a skit using information about one early American civilization. The three options are Inca, Aztec, and Maya.
Earth Day - 3rd Grade 3 to 3
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Students will create videos utilizing Tool Factory's movie making software about pollution and how to protect the Earth.
Earth Day Commercials 3 to 5
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For our culminating unit on recycling and conservation, students will work in groups to write and produce a commercial for the morning news show encouraging students in the school to do something specific to help the environment.
Earth Day Movie 5 to 12
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The Earth Day lesson plan has students write, record and edit an Earth Day movie. The concepts of Renew, Reduce, Reuse and Recycle are incorportated into the video.
Earth Day Movie Maker Documentary 9 to 12
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This lesson, which spans over the course of about a week and a half, has students researching a particular animal and the ways in which it has been impacted by humans and the environment. Students will take a field trip to the zoo and use flip cams to videotape their animal. They will then choose a prompt from the list and create a documentary (using Tool Factory Movie Maker) about their animal.
Earth Editing: Increasing Environmental Awareness with Student Created Public Service Announcements 3 to 12
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Students create a Public Service Announcement video on issues concerning the environment, which will “air” on the school website and at an Earth Day Assembly. Each video will focus on a single strategy that students and community members can do to help protect our planet Earth.
Economics: Products of South Louisiana 2 to 4
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Economics: Products of South Louisiana: Students will learn how two products are part of South Louisiana's Economic Process.
Ecosystem Study 9 to 12
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An indepth inquiry based study of an ecosystem and how humans impact over time.
Ecosystem Study Outdoor Lab 6 to 9
Students make careful observations of three different ecosystems on our school property (hopefully using digital cameras, to add to their data). They compare and contrast, in order to learn about interactions between living and non-living components of each.
Elaborative Detail- Write it right! 4 to 10
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This lesson teaches the importance of using elaborative and sensory details in writing. Children may think they are using good details until they see how many details are necessary to make the right picture pop into a reader's mind.
eLeaders Technology (Students of the 21st Century) Program 4 to 12
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With the new PILOT program of eLeaders, students are accepted that have an interest in technology, and volunteer their time, to troubleshoot technology, teach lessons to peers and teachers, and offer in-service presentations on staff Professional Development Days. Additionally, they assist with and participate in a (rotating) class of 60 students (changing every 2-4 weeks so all South Middle School population may participate) that create the SMS Video Productions (completely created by student body), our newly founded news source.
Electricity - how it works and how we measure and pay for it! 6 to 12
What is electricity, and where can we see it in our daily lives. This lesson is primarily informational, providing an easy-to-understand description of electricity and how it is literally all around us.
Electricity for Kids! It's Shocking! 2 to 3
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Electricity for Kids! It's Shocking!
Electronic Portfolio 3 to 5
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Students will use Powerpoint to create a multimedia portfolio of work completed during the year. The presentation will also serve as a yearbook where students will be allowed to import pictures of family and friends as well as narrate descriptions of the contents.
Element Advertisement! 6 to 8
Using digital voice recorders, students will create radio advertisements to inform their audience about the specifics of different elements found on the Periodic Table. The advertisements will then be uploaded to a class blog and presented to the class.
Elementary Zone - Computer Drawing K to 5
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You will learn how to use a computer program to draw pictures. You will draw your house using the drawing program tools.
Emerging Heros 12 to 12
Students will understand the concept of a hero through visual arts.
Encourage reading and fluency! P-K to P-K
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Good readers read fluently. Fluency means that they read just like they talk, smoothly, in small phrases, and with expression.
Endanged Animal Power Point 6 to 12
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Create a Power Point Presentation About an Endangered Animals
Endangered Animals Podcast 3 to 5
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Students will be researching endangered animals on the internet, writing a report about why they are endangered and how we can save them on Microsoft Office, recording their report with MP3 players and uploading them online to a podcast.
Energy Agents in Action K to 5
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Students will learn through video how to conserve energy and protect their environment.
Engineering Design of Thermal Home with Renewable Energy Source for specific Biomes of the world 6 to 8
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Students will work together in families to discover one of Earth’s biomes. As a family, the students will focus their research on the climate, typical flora and fauna, and typical weather cycles of their biome. The family will then use their knowledge of thermal energy combined with their research data on their biome to design, construct and present their home design and reasoning to the class in a creative manner. Students will then do further research into weather patterns, statistical data of precipitation, temperature, hours of sunshine, etc and viable renewable energy possibilities so that families can then add to their homes a unique means to use the natural resources in their biome as a renewal resources to generate energy for their home.
Essential to Autumn: Line, Shape, Color, Texture, Pattern, Rhythm, Emphasis, Movement, Balance, and Unity 3 to 5
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Students will observe their natural environment to experience the changes that occur when Autumn arrives. Students will create artworks based on personal observations and experiences with their environment in Autumn.
Everyday Recycling P-K to K
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This lesson will teach students how to identify recyclable materials and integrate the practice of recycling into their own homes. The students will also learn words associated with recycling and create a take home project modeling Planet Earth.
Excel Proability with Dice 3 to 5
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This project is a 3rd grade excel project about proability and patterns using an Excel spreadsheet and dice.
Expert Board Games 2 to 12
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Students will choose an "expert" area for themselves and create a classroom game. They will then be responsible for utilizing different sources of technology to advertise their game to other students.
Expert Projects: Sound, Heat and Light 4 to 12
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Students researched, wrote a report and created a class website teaching their newly gained expert knowledge on a specific topic related to sound, heat or light. Students presented their webpage to the class to teach their topic.
Exploration Journal 4 to 8
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We use Pixlr.com, a free photo editing site, to explore various regions of the world according to the new Social Studies standards in 7th grade. Students will edit a picture to portray themselves exploring the region and then create exploration journals documenting their trip.
Explore and Collaborate: Career Choices & Resume 6 to 12
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Explore and Collaborate Lesson Plans - Google Docs: Career Choices & Resume A lesson that teaches students about career choices and how to build their own resume.
Exploring My Environment for Speech and Language K to 5
Student will photograph objects containing their targeted speech sounds and/or items in selected categories. These photographs will be used in a power point slide show for individual drill and copied to establish a "visual library".
Exploring Our World 2 to 2
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Students read texts and complete activities that relate to different regions around the world. Students can use the Amazon Echo to answer questions and research different regions/continents and listen to audiobooks that connect to our world.
Exploring our World through Video 2 to 4
I want to allow students to use video to express their lives and the area in which they live. I also would like for them to learn how to use a camera, import video and create great projects using that video.
Exploring Tenths 4 to 4
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Students will explore the relationship between fractions and decimals in this introductory lesson to decimals. This lesson will focus on tenths and represent decimals with number disks, on number lines, and in expanded form.
Exponents 4 to 5
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Introductions to Exponents: showing students how exponents work, what they are, explaining the meaning, and how important it is to understand it is repeated multiplication.
Facebook For Good! 9 to 12
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This activity uses the popularity of Facebook to motivate the students to conduct an electronic campain for change in the school!
Fairytale tale rewrite video presentations 6 to 6
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The students have rewritten fairytales and made them more modern. They will be video taped and students will also create a power point presentation involoving the video and pictures taken during the project.
Family Artifact Research Project 6 to 8
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The Family Artifact project is an introductory project for sixth graders to begin their life long journey of research, writing and presentation. The students will evaluate the differences between primary and secondary sources in both documents and artifacts.
Family HIstories Alive! 2 to P-K
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Students will conduct a family interview, curate family photos through narration, and reflect on a family heirloom/artifact. Students will use a video camera to document their interview, photo narration, and heirloom/artifact reflection.
Famous Americans 3 to 3
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In this social studies lesson, students chose a famous American to study in order to create a research-based PowerPoint presentation using a template. Ultimately, students present their work to the class.
Famous Classmates! K to 2
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As a way to get to know each other, the children become reporters, photographers, and movie producers to interview each other as they become "Famous First Graders." Learning to work as a team to interview the famous person and then produce a short movie helps establish a cooperative climate in our classroom. I guide the children as they create the roles and then help them learn the skills needed for their job. Part of the classroom is set up to look like an arrival area for famous people, like movie stars or the President.
Fantasy Fiction Video Finale 6 to 8
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Students use flip video cameras and iMovie to create visual reflections for their culminating project in Fantasy Fiction book groups.
Farming and Economics Problem Based Learning Unit 3 to 5
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Third graders will be introduced to basic economic principles through an assistance-seeking memo from the Future Farmers of America (FFA). Students will engage in this problem-based learning (PBL) unit for nine weeks and will be guided by mini-lessons throughout the unit that provide background knowledge and various examples of vocabulary and basic economic principles for students to extend to their products. Various technology is used throughout the unit.
Fast Food Meal Planning for Early Childhood 9 to 12
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Early childhood education students will use combined information on food and nutrition requirements for PreK age children to plan meals within the My Plate USDA guidelines and meeting case study criteria with fast food menus
Favorite Holidays 2 to 6
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The students will discuss their favorite holidays. Then they will take a class survey to determine which holiday; Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Easter, the class liked best.
Festivals, Fairs, and Fun and Unit Exploring Spanish Festivals 6 to 12
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Students will compare and contrast the cultural traditions and festivals of Spanish speaking countries with their own culture. It is our desire that students understand, value, and respect people and places outside of their own environment.
Fifth Grade Physical Science - Atoms 5 to 12
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Using PowerPoint presentations, realia, and various visuals and websites, students will understand that elements are made of atoms, and know the basic structures of an atom (nucleus, electrons, protons, and neutrons).
Figurative Language 4 to 5
Students create a visual image using Kidpix of an example of hyperbole or personification.
Finding Letters in Nature 3 to 8
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Take a second look at the natural world. Can you spot alphabet letters in nature?
Finding Solutions to Hunger 6 to 8
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This is a project plan more than a lesson plan. It is a 10-week project using a wonderful online collaboration tool designed to be used by educators. Besides teaching the curriculum objectives—the goal is to open the students’ eyes to hunger in the world.
Finding Your NOOK (TM) in the Classroom 9 to 12
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The Barnes and Noble's NOOK will allow students in my classroom to access e-books, digital resources, educational apps, and more. The sky is the limit!
First Graders, Fluency and FUN! 1 to 1
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When beginning readers can listen to fluent reading modeled by others they will ultimately read more fluently themselves. As a teacher, I would like to go one step further....I would like to give my students the opportunity to record themselves reading throughout the year. This will help them track their own progress and determine the goals they need to set to improve.
FISH FACE: Character Design & Animation 3 to 8
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Students will explore how animators use facial expressions, physical gesture and sound to create characters, as they work with a partner to create an animated short. Students will be introduced stop motion animation with a screening of the claymation classic, "Creature Comforts."
Fitness and Math - It All Adds Up 7 to 8
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Combining principles of fitness and mathematics, students will see how math is used in the real world.
Five Themes of Geography 7 to 12
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This is an assessment tool for the Five Themes of Geography. Students will research the five themes of Geography for the assigned Canadian Province and make a “Doodlecast Pro.”, or another presentation app, make a presentation. This could be an individual or group project. . This could be a group on individual project..
Flip and Soar P-K to 3
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My special education (Cognitively/Emotionally Impaired) classroom has incorporated the school-wide Positive Behavior Interventions and Support (PBIS) system. Our goal is to teach safe, respectful & responsible behavior in a variety of locations ( bathroom, lunchroom, classroom, playground,etc.). Most of our students have very poor body awareness and lack the ability to “see” themselves as others do. Video could be the perfect tool to ‘open their eyes’.
Flip Camera Christmas Lessons and Ideas P-K to 6
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Flip Camera Christmas Lessons and Ideas
Flip Cameras and Puppet Shows Create Education 9 to 12
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Students will create, film, download, and produce an educational video of a puppet show using a flip camera.
Flip into a Classroom Website K to 12
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I have a classroom website where my videos I have created on my Flip Video Camera are an intregral part of the overall effectiveness for both student and family use.
Flip into Technology! 6 to 12
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Students use Flip cameras to gather information and integrate it into any classroom activity.
Flip Lipdub 10 to 12
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Spanish students translate a song from English to Spanish, memorize the lyrics and create a lipdub video using a flip camera.
Flip My Writing 3 to 4
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Students will create their own video based on a book by creating a sequel to the book and acting it out for a video. Students will write a skit, film it and learn to import and create a video using a Flip Camera and Movie Maker.
Flip Out Over Weather 4 to 9
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Students will investigate will be assigned aspects of weather study and write a report. They will use Flip Video cameras to film each other reading their report. Students will gather photos and video clips to use in a video project that utilizes their weather report. And finally, they will work in groups to create a video script derived from their report.
Flip Video Cultural Exchange between students in Texas and New Zealand 6 to 8
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Students create a class YouTube video comparing the differences/similarities between the Hurricane Ike disaster in Houston, TX to the earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand. The video was sent to all schools in Christchurch, New Zealand - expanding students' world view to include more than just their immediate concerns.
FLIP, FLOP AND FLY YOUR WAY THROUGH ADJECTIVAL ENDINGS 9 to 12
A fun, yet creative way of learning the German adjectival endings adjecives following "the" and "a". Using a flip recorder, a group is selected to write and act out a skit designed specifically to teach the usually boring concept of adjectival endings.
FlipCam Field Trip - Habitat Exploration 7 to 12
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Students will take a field trip to a local county park or nature preserve that has several distinct habitat types. Each team of students will document as many distinct habitats as they can and ultimately present their video products to the rest of the class.
Flippin for Valley View Scavenger Hunt K to 6
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This is a lesson for including an outdoor nature preserve onsite at our school and using it to teach state standards while incorporating technology into a classroom where nature can't come inside.
Flippin' For CJH-A Video Presentation of Our Campus 6 to 8
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The students use the Flip Video Cameras to learn the principles of multimedia production while producing a meaningful video tour of our campus product. This product will be used to introduce CJH to newcomers and the world wide web.
Flipping Out at the Peoples' Choice Ad Awards 9 to 12
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A marketing lesson plan taking marketing basic concepts and applying them in a culminating project. This is a grouped project requiring the students to use technology creatively to attempt to produce a winning video commercial for a classroom award ceremony.
Flipping Over Romeo and Juliet! Translating Shakespeare Into Standard American English 8 to 8
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Students will record performances of important scenes from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet and use appropriate software to add subtitles to the scenes, which are translations of Shakespeare's Early Modern English into Standard American English.
Forming Author's Perspective 2 to 5
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Students will be introduced to the concept of Author's Perspective by identifying specific opinions and adjectives from a specific article. This lesson plan is aligned with Marzano.
Fossils P-K to P-K
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Students will use technology to research fossils, participate in interactive activities and create and present a presentation about what they learned.
Four-part Photography Project 4 to 12
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The students will be responsible for four shots by the end of this project~~ one "bug's eye view", one "bird's eye view", one architectural, and one landscape. They are graded on overall composition, perspective, and the "rule of thirds", as well as other criteria.
Fractals in Nature P-K to P-K
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Students will be introduced to the concept of fractals and look at examples of fractals, find fractals in nature, and create fractal cut outs.
Fractions, Decimals and Percents 3 to 4
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We will be able to convert a fraction to a decimal and a percent after this lesson using an ELMO.
Fredrick Douglass...A digital History 7 to 7
Using technology, the students will create projects that depicts the stuggles of slaves with a focus on Fredrick Douglass and his determination to abolish it.
French Family Member Names and Possessive Adjectives (easily adapted to other World Languages) 6 to 6
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This lesson would be the third in a unit. Students practice using family member names and learn their meanings. They also practice using the possessive adjectives. This lesson is for a block period class of 68 minutes.
Frogs: ELA and Science 1st grade 1 to 2
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This is a first grade ELA and science unit. This unit integrates technology and allows students to apply real world application with scientific inquiry, while critically analyzing literary and informational texts.
From Book to Script to Claymation 3 to 6
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Guide to creating a Claymation movie from a children's book. More than LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION, it's writing, editing, designing, and building sets, creating characters, filming, recording voices, and oh yes save those out-takes.
From Floundering with Flaws to Flawlessly Fluent K to K
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This lesson will demonstrate to our children the power of rereading. Students will compare before and after practice performances to demonstrate how important rereading is to becoming fluent readers.
Frontal Impact Safety Challenge 8 to 10
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Design and construct a vehicle that will protect an egg if the vehicle is in a front end crash.
Game of Life Financial Literacy Lesson 8 to 8
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The students will choose transportation and housing that will fit into their budget.
Genius Hour Technology K to 5
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Our K-5 Gifted classroom would like to have 4 iPads (with protective cases) and/or video cameras to aid with our project based instruction. This technology will allow our students to research multiple fields and present authentic products to an audience.
Geometry in Our World 6 to 7
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Find geometric properities in objects inside and ouside of the classroom and building.
Georgia's Physical Features 8 to 8
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Students will use various websites and interactive online tools to learn about the physical features of Georgia.
Germ Busters! P-K to 5
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This lesson is for health education and involves the application of learned material and allows for peer teaching. Students will create podcasts about germs, the ways they are spread, and how to keep everyone safe!
Get a Move on: Using Promethean Technology to Create a More Engaging Classroom 10 to 11
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This lesson shows how my classroom can be more interactive and engaging with the use of a Promethean board. This lesson is an example of how I could teach that would help increase student scores on teacher created test.
Get Inspired in Kindergarten! K to K
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Incorporating the Inspired Classroom approach in a Kindergarten Classroom For more information about the Inspired Classroom model see http://inspiredclassrooms.wikispaces.com/
Get to know me 3 to 12
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The beginning of the year is difficult for all levels of students. Using a free download, Windows Movie Maker, this lesson will allow students to each shine in a different way.
Getting Down to Business (Letters and Technology) 7 to 11
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Students use technology to learn parts of a business letter, how to write a business letter, research businesses, and write a letter of request to a business of their choice.
Getting Techy With Insects 1 to 5
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Students will engage in a variety of activities, including a WebQuest and Google Hangout with another classroom. The duration of this lesson is a 2-5 days, depending on the activities used.
Getting to Know the Characters in The Tempest P-K to P-K
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This lesson is about characterization and Shakespear's play, The Tempest
Ghost Stories in Spanish 11 to 12
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In this lesson, students will study Hispanic folk tales like "La Llorona" and use flip cameras and ToolFactory software to create a movie version of one of the tales. The lesson could also be approached as a podcast!
Giving Students the Ultimate in Effective Feedback K to 12
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As an alternative to red-pen-comments-in-the-margins, use a FlipVideo camera above your desk to record your essay correcting sessions! The students see their work being "corrected" by you and hear your commentary and critique.
Glad to Meet You, Newfane 2 to 5
This project takes a look at the resources, businesses and services within a community. At each location, the children get an abbreviated look at how that location benefits the community.
Go Pro Geometry Lesson Plan P-K to P-K
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Using the Go-Pro students will video record geometric terms around the school to create a video about geometry in Cheltenham High School to share with students abroad.
Goddard Gazette Web Site 7 to 8
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My students will create a school news web site from the ground up, updating it every two weeks with news and events at our middle school.
Going "Diggie" with Math Word Problems 5 to 12
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This lesson integrates the use of the digital camera into the creation of Math word problems. This approach of learning applies real life experiences for all the students involved.
Google & Tablets for 1st Grade Reading And Response Program K to 3
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"Interactive & Data-driven Planned Lessons" are being implemented in our 5 1st grade classes in a grant for 5 Nexus tablets to support a program integrating Lexia Reading, Google Apps and Promethean Response systems. This is a small southern NH farming town. Our students come mostly from lower to middle income families and had little technology integration before this past year. We are now bringing our students into the 21st century and exposing them to the different tools they will need to be successful in today's society. Many of these students struggle with reading and have learning weaknesses that greatly benefit from an interactive integrated program.
Google Calendar 6 to 8
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Staying organized has become easier with the use of technology. With Google Calendar, the user can set up an event with one device (laptop, smartphone, tablet), and be able to view it or modify it with another.
Got Milk? 6 to 8
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Students will learn the importance of drinking milk and getting the calcium they need. They will research how much calcium they need a day and recognize good sources of calcium.
GPS Ecosystem (Ecotone) Scavenger Hunt 9 to 12
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Using GPS's and your surroundings to make going outside fun for students!
GPS Treasure Hunt for Knowledge 6 to 8
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Working in groups, students will walk around the school community and stop off at 10 areas to complete a task related to what is being taught in the classroom.
Grade 2 Air Show 2 to 3
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This is a science and math lesson using paper airplanes. The students develop a hypothesis on what makes a paper airplane fly far and test their hypothesis. They utilize measurement skills & estimation in math. It also includes our school's General Learner Outcomes- "GLO's"
Great Depression Gallery Walk 9 to 12
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Students will analyze the impact of the Great Depression on U.S. society and populations by analyzing primary source images from the Library of Congress website.
Group Video Bookreport 3 to 7
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Students will adapt and create a skit based on books that they have read. They will then film themselves for their classmates to watch.
Guías de la escuela-School guides 9 to 12
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Student will use flip camcorders to record virtual tours of different parts of the school in Spanish.
Harlem Renaissance Research Project 9 to 12
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Students will research an aspect of the 1920s and/or 1930s in order to gain an understanding of the setting in terms of the time and place of the novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God.
Harlem Renaissance: "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" 6 to 12
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Students will use graphic design and powerpoint to discuss race relation and the Harlem Renaissance by creating a children's book for a younger groups of children.
Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad 2 to 6
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Students work in small groups. They will use IPads to complete graphic organizers with an app called Skaffl. The teacher can assess one group on her account while sitting with another group.
Hatchet Through the Eyes of Forest Animals 4 to 5
Students will use a Flip Video Camera to tell the story of Brian in Hatchet from the perspective of one of the forest animals. The video will show six important events from the animal’s point of view of Brian’s time in the Canadian Wilderness while student voices narrate the observations, thoughts, and emotions of the animal.
Heredity 7 to 12
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Students will analyze their own understanding and mastery of heredity and punnett squares as we walk through an example as a class. Students will then use prior knowledge of heredity to complete a Heredity Game (Who’s You Daddy?), and reinforce the content knowledge we have covered.
Hero Within 3 to 10
Students set on a year-long integrated heroes journey. They relate heroic efforts found in their studies to their own lives.
High School Students Meet Veterans 9 to 12
The goal of this lesson is for the students to come away with a better understanding of who veterans are and what their life was/is like.
Historical Scavenger Hunts 6 to 8
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Students explore the history of their community by paying attention to the details of architecture, monuments and area artifacts. This is a multi-step lesson that allows students to practice historical fieldwork, pre-reading strategies, acting skills, research skills, writing skills and public speaking skills.
HMS Book Review Podcast 4 to 12
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Students in 8th grade reading will create podcasts to recommend books for other students to read. The book is one that they really enjoyed during the semester in reading.
How does Technology help disabled people? 3 to 6
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The children will discover how technology has been able to change the lives of many disabled people and what they can do in their own school to make it accessible for everyone. Children will complete a podcast diary of their findings daily.
How Does Your Garden Grow? K to 4
With the help of technology the children will be amazed witnessing the school garden change before their eyes! The work and dedication put into a garden will surely pay off when the digital presentation is viewed.
How Does Your Garden Grow? 9 to 12
Students will design, plant, and maintain a native plant garden on campus. The garden will serve as an outdoor classroom for lessons in ecology, soil science, and botany.
How to "Write Right"! K to 1
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One to two sentences will be written on the board with an appropriate/relevant illustration underneath. Students will be given the opportunity to review and practice their oral, reading and writing skills in this lesson.
How to Be (Me!) Photo Book K to 2
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Our objective is to engage our kindergartens’ interests in animals and tie these to emerging oral and written literacy skills in creating class photo books on an iPad application The first book will focus on team-work and on identifying characteristics of the pets and animals that we keep at our school, and the second book will focus on the students themselves, showcasing their individual characteristics and diversity.
How to be Safe in Cyber Space 4 to 5
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Through discussion, 4th graders will reach the conclusions that cyber space can be a dangerous place if one is not careful about what is revealed on the net.
How to Build an Electric Motor 6 to 6
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Students will use the POE method to build an electric motor.
How to NOT End Up In *Digital Jail* 4 to 12
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In this lesson, students will learn what it means to be a responsible digital citizen by seeing how their digital choices could land them in "Digital Jail".
How Women Changed the World 6 to 8
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Students will investigate the roles women played in the development of technology and computers.
Human Impact Video Project 9 to 12
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Using Flip cameras and Pinnacle video editing software, the student task was to create a 1-2 minutes video on human impact on the globe. The video was take the form of a news broadcast as if they were filming "on location".
Hummingbird Robotics Introductory Lesson 3 to 8
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This lesson plan introduces students to Hummingbird Robotics and Snap Programming. Students will learn about the difference between servo motors, vibration motors, regular motors and how each type of motor works.
Hunting for QR Codes 1 to 12
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Students will use Smart Phone with QR code reader to complete scavenger hunt around school as a skill review.
I am a Research Scientist! 6 to 8
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Students will become the research scientist as they observe, record, and analyze data on a journey that lets them explore Entomology, Oceanography, Stream Ecology, Biology, Cartography, Botany, and Meteorology.
I CAN DO IT: Shopping For Groceries 9 to 12
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Students with severe mental, physical, and communication disabilities will learn to make grocery lists and shop for groceries with the aid of digital photos. To encourage independence, students with mental, physical, and communication disabilities will control the activity by directing an assistant to follow each step, a digital photo, which must be performed in the correct order to make a successful purchase.
I Have A Dream Too 5 to 7
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In this lesson, students will practice writing persuasive speeches according to a rubric outline, learn about Martin Luther King Jr., and learn how to give an effective speech. They will have the opportunity to view themselves giving their speech, so that they can critique their ability to give speeches.
I Spy Riddle 3 to 8
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Students will create an I Spy Poster and riddle, and as an extension may also create the project electronically.
I Want To Be an Entrepreneur (Flip Camera Lesson Plan for Economics) 3 to 6
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I Want To Be an Entrepreneur (Flip Camera Lesson Plan for Economics) Objective: The students will create and advertise a business while learning the meaning of the words entrepreneur, advertise, profit, and loss.
Iditarod Stars 3 to 7
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Be the writer, director, producer and star of your very own movie of the Iditarod. I bet you never dreamed you would star in a movie when you were in elementary school, but here is your chance!
If a Picture is Worth a Thousand Words... 4 to 4
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I will be using photography as a way to focus and enhance students' writing.
If Dracula Walked Today 9 to 12
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Objective: Preserving the message and power within the original manuscript of Dracula, while recreating an original depiction using a flip camera and an understanding of pop culture.
If Hornets Could Talk... 5 to 5
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As a teacher, I find myself constantly challenged to integrate the state and parish standards, grade level expectations, ILEAP test preparation, and multi-disciplinary lessons, at the same time keeping my students engaged, excited, and learning. At times I find the students either bored or discouraged with basic assignments, in particular reading, writing, and researching. I find that no matter how important the components being taught, without a “catch” or “hook,” the students view the assignments as redundant and see no connection with real life. I’ve found a “hook!”
If I Were 100 Years Old... K to 3
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For the 100th day of school, my first graders are asked to write about what they would and would not be able to do if they were 100 years old. To update this lesson, I would have them dress up as if they were 100 years old and record their thinking in a flip video.
If Spielberg Can Do It, So Can I!! 6 to 8
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Students learn to make a movie using digital video cameras and video editing technology.
Illustrated Dictionary P-K to 8
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As a culminating activity for a Science or Social Studies unit, students will create their own illustrated dictionary including key vocabulary learned throughout the unit. This activity will include small group as well as independent work, and employ technologies such as digital cameras, photo editing software, computer, printer, and SMART board.
Immigration and the Economy 8 to 12
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Students will learn how immigration impacts the economy of small towns like ours.
Implementing an iPad Communication Device P-K to 12
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Lesson in how to best implement the use of an iPad communication application, such as TouchChat or GoTalk with a non-verbal student for the first time and during inclusion.
In the Field with Salamanders 5 to 5
5th grade students will collect and monitor the diversity of salamanders in their community. They will produce a field guide to share with other local students that will include both quantitative and qualitative data collected over time.
In Touch with Nature K to 5
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Ipod touches will be used in conjunction with our Nature Space/Bird Habitat, on school grounds, community programs, local businesses, Cornell University, and volunteers. These members will aid in constructing a Bird Watch and Feeder program to collect data to be analyzed through the touches, student interaction, and Cornell Labs.
INCORPORATING TOOL FACTORY TO GIVE CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS A VOICE P-K to P-K
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Most children begin talking at the age of 2. My children are 4 and they still can’t talk!
Inference and Theme Technology Lesson Plan 4 to 4
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Students will incorporate technology to practice inference and theme skills in a reading workshop model. Students will begin their guided reading project using Tinkercad to create and design 3-D objects using Chromebooks.
Inspirational Essay: Video 6 to 8
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Students will create an inspirational movie using both video and text. Partners will choose a famous person who has inspired them. Using quotes and filmed clips, students will create a video detailing how and why this person inspired them.
Inspiring a Bigger Picture! A 4th Grade Global Newspaper! 4 to 4
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My students have created a vision to develop a Global Newspaper for our classroom, community, and other students around the world via a web based publication. They have developed a list of jobs, ideas, and supplies needed and are excited to work to make this vision a reality.
Integrated Curriculum, student- led Environmental Project P-K to 12
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A student-led environmental project based on cooperative learning with a cross-curricular base in order to address many subject areas and work towards the goal of creating positive change. This is an amazing project that empowers the children, helps them to discover and utilize their gifts to create change in the world.
Integrating Technology for At-Risk Learners for the Pythagorean Theorem 8 to 8
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This lesson plan was developed for at risk 8th Graders at a Title 1 school who exhibit deficiencies in geometry, specifically the Pythagorean Theorem.
Integrating Technology into our 1st grade classroom. K to 1
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I have different activities for the students to accomplish by using technology.
Interactive active learning 6 to 8
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The students will become more physically active through the use of the Lumo Play software. The students will increase their social skills by interacting with peers during the game.
Interactive Books with VoiceThread P-K to 2
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Students will use photos, illustrations and writing to dictate an interactive book which can be read during shared reading or shared with families.
Internal Combustion Engine 11 to 12
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Students will work in small groups as part of an overall team effort to design an internal combustion engine. They will design, virtually test, and print 3-D parts to assmeble for testing.
Internet Safety Presentation 7 to 12
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Students will create a presentation using a web-based presentation program focusing on one or more aspects of internet safety.
Internet Security Basics 9 to 12
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The goal of the lesson is to educate the learners in the responsibilities of using the Internet's resources in a safe, secure, and ethical manner. In addition, students will be able to apply new knowledge to correct unsafe practices currently used by them on social networks and other Internet sites.
Interpret the equation 8 to 8
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To interpret the equation of line, students will rotate through three stations. Each station will require the students to interpret the equation but using different techniques.
Interview with an Explorer! 4 to 5
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The students will research the explorers, then report about it in an "interview" setting. The final phase includes "writing about the project" in a newspaper. All information is included on my website.
Interview with Benjamin Franklin 7 to 12
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This is a cross curricular ELA / History lesson wherein students will create a mock-interview with Benjamin Franklin (and/or other historical figure from the American Revolution Era) and then post that podcast on to an established Google Classroom website.
Intro to and Review of Our Kdgn Classroom K to K
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Video that students make for next years Kdgn kids to introduce them to review at home.
Intro to Marketing 9 to 12
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Students will engage in an extensive market simulation covering material from chapters 1, 2, 3, 5, & 6. The simulation will include but not be limited to the 4 P¡¦s of Marketing, SWOT Analysis, Business Ethics, Global Marketing, and Maslow¡¦s Hierarchy of Needs.
Intro to Photography for Middle School 6 to 8
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This is an entire curriculum, not just one lesson plan. Students will take a six week course that teaches them the fundamentals of camera operation and shot composition.
Introducing Multiplication 2 to 4
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This lesson shows a hands-on way to introduce basic multiplication concepts, mainly in how multiplication relates to addition.
Introduction to Dash & Dot P-K to 12
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In this lesson, the students will be introduced to Dash & Dot, the robots. This is only the beginning of the coding that they will be able to do with Dash & Dot.
Introduction to Parallel Lines Cut by a Transversal 8 to 9
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This lesson introduces eighth grade mathematics students to the concept of parallel lines cut by a transversal. As a result of this lesson, students will be able to develop an understanding of and identify the interior and exterior sections formed by parallel lines. Students will also be able to identify the interior and exterior angles formed when parallel lines are cut by a transversal.
Introduction to Stop Motion 2 to 12
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This is basically accomplishing three things: teaching kids the process and technology involved with stop-motion animation, working on the editing side of making a movie, and creating two projects (one to practice application and one for synthesis).
Invasion of the Germs: We Fight Back! 3 to 4
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The news today can be scary for our children hearing the stories of the H1N1 virus. This unit will teach common, quality health practices to serve our community and remove fear and uncertainty out of this disease. Personal hygiene, scientific investigation and fun will mesh in this unit for 4th grade students entitled “Invasion of the Germ: We fight back”. The students will investigate hygiene and determine what habits will help their bodies fight infections. They will create clay animation videos with podcasts to teach younger students and our community how to fight germs and the H1N1 virus.
Inventive Thinking - Future Inventions 4 to 12
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The class does extensive research on the invention process. The students are then asked to create, make a prototype and market their invention/
Investigating Plants 1 to 2
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In this lesson, students will investigate plants found in their surrounding environment to find similarities and differences among them. They will take digital photographs of several different plants to be used in a classroom lesson thereafter.
iPad Ecology 9 to 12
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This "iPad Ecology" lesson will incorporate pressing ecological issues that students will investigate through an ecology app, watch a video on how people are "up-cycling" used items, blog about local environmental issues, and read and take a short quiz on an online current issue article.
iPad for assisted communication! P-K to P-K
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Would like to incorporate an iPad and the app Communication by Gus to my classroom to assist and provide communication as well as support making choices for my students with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
IPAD Lesson on Nouns 1 to 3
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The students will use the application "Story Kit" to write a short story about nouns. They will take a picture of a noun, label it, and record themselves talking about what the noun is and why they know it is a noun. Students will then share different pages of their stories with the rest of the class via the projector.
iPod review 7 to 12
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By using iPods, students can review for tests at their own pace. Group work, review at home, auditory learning, individual pacing, all occur with the use of iPods.
Island Adoption P-K to 12
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The Neari school has adopted a strip of land from the city in a very low socioeconomic area, and has begun a beautification project. We will be working on community awareness while using STEM work as our base.
It's a Buggy Bug World 1 to 1
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Students will read text and watch videos to learn about insect characteristics. Students will compare and contrast different insects by their characteristics.
It's Challenging Being Green! 3 to 5
Students will delve into botany by planting a seed and watching it grow or die based on what they do to take care of it. Prior knowledge of human anatomy and physiology will be the entry point as students connect these two very different areas of biology. By the end of the unit, students will be able to defend plant conservation the way they could any other organism they study. Ultimately, students should have increased awareness of the lack of green spaces in urban areas and the need for more parks and gardens
iTeach iLearn 6 to 12
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The iTeach iLearn Project is the artful mixing of video, narratives, images, music, sound and special effects into a digital story teaching about any concept. These digital stories reflect the student’s understanding of the themes of science. Science is a way of learning about the natural world, science has built a vast body of changing and increasing knowledge described by physical, mathematical, and conceptual models, and science’s effect on technology and society.
Jack and the Beanstalk 2 to 3
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- Students will be able to demonstrate appropriate use of login procedures and network printing. - Students will be able to compose a document that applies intermediate formatting - Students will use digital creativity tools to create original works. - Students will use the Paint Application for designing
Jazzing-Up Thanksgiving! 7 to 7
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Through the years, students have answered the “What are you thankful for?’ question. In this unit the students will answer this question incorporating technology with art, figurative language, the study of biographies and autobiographies, research, and by producing a jazz / blues song.
Jigsaw Listener 1 to 5
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The students will be asked to read a story and then recreate it using sequencing on an ipad.
JOB POD Career Podcasting Project 7 to 12
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The purpose of this project is to provide students with an opportunity to demonstrate the knowledge gained and maturity achieved during their high school career so far. This project gives students the chance to choose an area of study, to combine different disciplines, to satisfy specialized curiosity, and to utilize talents in a productive way. The project gives them the chance to make their high school experience a more meaningful and practical one.
Job Transition--The Great Adventure 9 to 12
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Help your students go out into your community and prepare themselves for life after high school by supporting their learning of essential job skills. Use digital pictures and the students' writing to create portfolios of their adventure!
Jobs I Can Do : Electronic Portfolio 12 to 12
This lesson will explain how to use digital photos to create electronic portfolio when working with 19 to 21 year olds with cognitive deficits.
JUPITER 6 to 8
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This lesson teaches students about Jupiter and Earth Science. It has been modified to accommodate students with various disabilities.
Just Because You Cannot See It...Doesn't Mean It's Not There 9 to 12
Using a camera, microscope, and photography software, students will look at the microscopic world around them. Afterwards, they will create a photo album to assess what they have learned.
Kandinsky on Computers 6 to 12
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This lesson explores the Expressionist art style, specifically, the works of Wassily Kandinsky. Students listen to music and then create a poster expressing the mood oe feelings of the music.
Keyboard BINGO 4 to 5
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Practice appropriate keyboarding skills while playing a game and identifying categories of various topics.
Keyboarding P-K to P-K
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A step-by-step lesson to teach students how to practice keyboarding (typing without looking at the keyboard).
Kids with Cameras make a difference 1 to 4
1-4th grade students create a photography exhibit titled "Sense of Place" about their community and then use the exhibit to collect donations to support international Kids with cameras programs.
Kindergarten Animal Research Book Making Project P-K to P-K
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This animal research project integrates writing, science, reading, and technology. Students are able to choose an animal to learn more about, document information using technology and print the project in color to share and keep.
Kindergarten E-Pals and Measurement K to K
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in this class, Kindergarten classes use questioning in mathematics, along with digital communication to figure out how to measure/compare with non-standard units.
Kindergarten Memories P-K to K
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We will create a Kindergarten Memory Book. Each month we will create a monthly memory page regarding our experiences during the month and world happenings.
La Presencia Escondida: Spanish Speakers in Our Community 9 to 12
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Using skills learned in Spanish class and technology students will venture out into the community to become more familiar with native Spanish in the area and how they have come to live and work locally.
Labeling the World Map 2 to 3
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This lesson is to review the continents and oceans of the world.
Land is On the Move! 4 to 6
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Through time lapse video of several laboratory experiences with erosion, students will analyze how environmental factors influence landforms. Students will collect, analyze and interpret data for use in constructing arguments about scientific causes and effects.
Language and Literacy Support through Photography K to 8
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This project provides ideas and activities for promoting development of oral language, literacy, and student identity through the use of photography-based Language Experience Approach lessons and books.
Language Arts - Journalism 7 to 7
Objectives: Identify the format of a news article. Gather information needed to write a news article. Apply an inverted pyramid format to write a news article.
Leaf Scavenger Hunt 6 to 7
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The students will be going on a learning excursion to Mandalay Trail National Wildlife refuge to collect leaf samples for their leaf scrapbook using digital cameras. Upon returning to school the students will be using the digital camera pictures to compose a power point presentation, and they will create data tables to compare the pH levels of the water quality samples.
Learn and Serve Video 10 to 12
Students in my Multimedia class create a video on any topic related to the K-12 curriculum. They partner with a teacher in that subject / grade for ideas and then they script, video, edit, and publish a video that teaches the topic.
Learning "safety comes first" through video modeling opportunities. 5 to 12
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What a great way to learn new skills while reinforcing important safety skills! This lesson will help students with Autism in learning appropriate and safe skills for transitioning in and around school. Kids will enjoy modeling, videotaping and watching their own videos.
Learning About Area and Microsoft Excel 3 to 3
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Third grade students will enhance their knowledge of area and technology by creating a floor plan of their home using excel.
Learning About Migration Through Interviews 3 to 12
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Using Flip Videos, students will work together in partnerships to learn about why individuals migrate to the United States and hardships/obstacles a person may face. Students will also learn how to prepare questions, interview on film, use a Flip Video, make a movie of and interview.
Learning Musical Form through Creative Movement, Collaboration and Technology. 3 to 5
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Students sing, listen to and create movement/dance for a song that has the AB Form or Verse-Refrain Form. Students create movements/dance for a newly introduced two-part song to demonstrate what they have learned about AB and Verse-Refrain Form. Students work with a Partner Class and create movement for an assigned section (either A or B) which will be shared with their Partner Class using the Flip Video Camera. Upon sharing, each class will learn their Partner Classes movement creation and perform the entire dance.
Learning with Cubelet Robot Blocks K to 5
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Students will integrate core subject areas with a hands on approach of coding and constructing tiny robot blocks. Students will design and create a way for these tiny robot cubes to interact with their learning in Social Studies, Reading Writing and Math.
Lego Mindstorms Robotics 4 to 12
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The 5th, 6th, and 7th grade students of St. Catherine of Siena participate in Lego Mindstorms Robotics Initiative. By designing, building, programming and documenting robot performance, students will use science, engineering technology, mathematics and writing skills in hands-on projects that reinforce their learning.
Les Petits Chefs 10 to 12
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Using a flipcam, students created a proposal to offer French cooking and language lessons for children in our community. They submitted their video to the "Francophone Youth in Action" contest sponsored by the Francophone Centre of the Americas, and won a $2500 grant to realize their project.
Lesson Plan Using iPads K to 5
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Standards (Common Core): Read and write whole numbers and decimals; identify places in such numbers and the values of the digits in those places; use expanded notation to represent whole numbers and decimals.
Let's Collaborate! 5 to 8
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Students will work in groups using the digital storyteller website, www.storybird.com, in order to collaboratively create a story that includes all story elements.
Let's Get Active 9 to 12
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This lesson plan utilizes a variety of technology and collaborative activities to demonstrate the difference between active voice and passive voice. It is for an inclusion classroom using a complementary co-teaching strategy and differentiated process, content, and products.
Let's Go Batty 1 to 3
Students will learn about bats and how important they are to the ecosystem of Texas.
Let's Party like its 1849 4 to 6
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This lesson puts student on the Oregon trail. Students write a daily diary and take pictures on the trail.
Let's Rock and Roll K to 5
Photograph rock formations in the area and how the land was formed through erosion, land upheavals, and sediment building.
Let's Roll Robots! 1 to 2
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Goal: For students to read the story “My Robot” (or another Robot story) and be able to write a story about one then read paragraphs orally (or interview robots with flip camera.)
Let's Write a Book About Trees K to 2
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Kindergarten students have concluded learning about trees and seasons in science class. They will now work together in groups of 4 to write a book about what happens to trees throughout the seasons. Students will collaborate with their group to create this book using Storybird.com.
Lets Go to Mars 12 to 12
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Students will be working in teams to designing and build a theoretical habitat for a research base on Mars.
Letter Factory P-K to 1
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The students will begin to identify beginning sounds and will show that they have an understanding of beginning sounds through a variety of methods. They will use the technology to begin to learn how to use technology as well as reinforce their learning.
Letter Review P-K to P-K
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This lesson is a plan I use weekly when introducing a new letter through Letterland (our letter/sound curriculum). It uses a variety of methods to practice writing the letter and practicing letter sounds.
Let’s Get Excited about Roller Coasters! 5 to 9
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An amusement park has decided to open a theme park to be located in Waikoloa Village, Hawaii. It is an exciting time for the citizens of Waikoloa Village. Finally, this small town will be put on the map for something big. The residents are anxiously anticipating the grand opening of the amusement park. However, the operators of the amusement park need your help. They want to design a new roller coaster with a car that runs as smoothly as a marble would down the track. Your team has been hired to design this new roller coaster track for this theme park. Your task is to design a model of the track you would like to build for this amusement park. Your model must demonstrate the law of conservation of energy, gravity, force, momentum, and especially kinetic and potential energy.
Let’s Get Excited about Roller Coasters! 5 to 9
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An amusement park has decided to open a theme park to be located in Waikoloa Village, Hawaii. It is an exciting time for the citizens of Waikoloa Village. Finally, this small town will be put on the map for something big. The residents are anxiously anticipating the grand opening of the amusement park. However, the operators of the amusement park need your help. They want to design a new roller coaster with a car that runs as smoothly as a marble would down the track. Your team has been hired to design this new roller coaster track for this theme park. Your task is to design a model of the track you would like to build for this amusement park. Your model must demonstrate the law of conservation of energy, gravity, force, momentum, and especially kinetic and potential energy.
Lexington and Concord Simulation 8 to 12
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Students will play the roll of a British military commander during the battles of Lexington and Concord making choices that will affect their outcome.
LIBRARY ORIENTATION 9 to 12
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Students will utilize the library technology to locate various information found in books or software in the library.
Liebe, amour, amor - all levels/languages 9 to 12
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Video task for students to use the target language and discuss love and dating.
Life Cycle of the Butterfly 2 to 6
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Students will be able to record and report the life cycle of a butterfly using a digital camera. A digital book or slide show will be created at the end of the project.
Life Map 11 to 12
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This is a lesson plan that helps you to get to know your students and also helps you determine their computer/writing skills. For this lesson students use a computer that has Adobe Illustrator to design a life map. Then they need to submit a one page typed paper that explains their life map, I suggest using Microsoft Word.
Light Sport Aircraft Design Challenge 7 to 10
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Students in 7th grade Physical Science will be assigned the challenge to design a new Light Sport Aircraft or modify an existing one using aircraft design software to meet the demands of a customer.
Lincoln Bicentennial Celebration 5 to 12
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Students will use a variety of primary sources to compose an informational video on Abraham Lincoln. Though this is written for Middle School, 5th grade to high school could actually use the same plans.
Linear Relationships in the Real World 9 to 12
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The student will use problem solving, mathematical communication, mathematical reasoning, connections and representations to solve multi-step equations in one variable with the variable on one of two sides of the equations while identifying at least 3 careers which utilize this skill.
Listening on the Go 6 to 8
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To encourage students with Special Needs that they are able to enjoy reading and being read to with the latest technology. This technology does not have to look like the typical, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices or be software directly loaded onto a computer where they have to sit in a chair to access.
Literacy through Photography 4 to 5
Literacy through Photography encourages children to find their unique voice through original photographs and written text. Students photograph scenes from their lives, and these images drive related writing activities.
Literacy Through Photography K to 5
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This project based lesson integrates reading, writing, and social studies skills on an elementary level.
Literacy through Self-Ethnography 6 to 8
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Linking photography to writing encourages the students to lead a writing life. They will begin to see that the things they come across each day are worth writing about.
Literature Circles Meeting using Subtext 7 to 10
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In this lesson, students facilitate a literature circle meeting using notes and annotations they've created within e-books using the Subtext app. They then use the ideas generated to write analytical paragraphs in Google Docs for teacher feedback.
Literature is Alive and Everywhere 9 to 12
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Students will look to the world around them for inspiration for writing poetry and prose. Using digital cameras and related technology, students will reach out to their world to look for inspiration in everyday beauty.
Little Owl Press Report/Newspaper and Newscast Project 3 to 8
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Students will take digital photos to produce “The Little Owl Press,” an elementary newspaper, which will summarize important events and programs at our school for each trimester. This newspaper will be transformed into “The Little Owl Press Report,” a newscast that will incorporate digital video, digital photos, music, and voice recordings. This production will be broadcast to ours and surrounding communities through our local access station. The newscast will promote education in our schools and allow people who are not part of our school community an inside view of the highlights of each trimester.
Living Historians 6 to 12
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Students will use a Flip Camera to interview World War II and Vietnam Veterans. Students will then edit their video and burn their interview on to a DVD for local history archives.
Living History--Documenting our Senior Citizens Lives 7 to 12
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Students will interview senior citizens in the community and make a short documentary about their lives. students will research the history of the neighborhood we are living in and find correlations between the research and the interviews with the senior citizens.
Living Legends Video Griot Project 9 to 12
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The purpose of this lesson is to physically connect students to history.This is a project based lesson that will culminate in students creatively gathering and telling the life story of significant community elders with a relationship to the school.
Living or NonLiving 4 to 4
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To explore the characteristics of living creatures using brine shrimp. Examine brine shrimp under the document camera.
Living Organisms Digital Scavenger Hunt 1 to 5
We conducted a digital scavenger hunt with digital cameras at a nearby pond to document various living things for our science unit.
Local Cemeteries Prove to be Learning Grounds 6 to 12
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Mr. Osborne a Science Teacher at Observation and Assessment (O & A) has put together a cross curricular activity that involves a field trip to two of Salt Lake City’s local cemeteries.
Local Heroes 9 to 12
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The students will use interview skills, digital photography, digital video and movie editing software to create a five-to-ten-minute video showcasing a local person who is a positive role model.
Local History Guided Tour Podcasts 5 to 12
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Students will research local history, choose significant landmarks and create a short audio tour of the area. Students will learn about local history in their area while also learning how to use podcast technology.
Locating Lost Ladybugs. 1 to 4
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The students will observe and then photograph ladybugs that they encounter on school grounds and outside homes. Pictures and data collected will be emailed to the Lost Ladybug Project which is a national based program coordinated through Cornell University Department of Entomology.
Long Beach History Digital Scrapbook 3 to 4
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Students create digital scrapbooks for their city's local history, including the Tongva Native Americans, settlers and newcomers to the land, and how the city was created. Students attend field trips to local historical sites and current landmarks, documenting their visit and reporting on it in a scrapbook.
Long Term Projects - Jobs in your future 8 to 12
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This lesson takes place over 4-5 weeks in the technology / computer lab. Students Explore productivity suite applications (like Microsoft Office, Open Office, Etc..) while opening or running a business that suits their interests.
Lord of the Flies 9 to 12
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In an effort to stimulate the interest of Lord of the Flies with high school seniors, I created a three option video project . The project was designed to integrate technology tools and concepts with their english curriculum.
Louisiana Cinquains P-K to P-K
Overview: Students review language and grammar skills taught throughout the year. Students will also utilize the writing process in order to compose a form of poetry (cinquains). Finally students will incorporate our study on Louisiana as a focus on their poems.
M&M Graphing 3 to 5
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In this series of lessons, students will predict and collect data, create a bar graph with paper and pencil, design bar graphs with different sorts of software, access and use the Internet, identify parts of a bar graph, compare the various graphs.
Make a Digital Dance Textbook 9 to 12
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Students will create a Wiki page/website that will be used as a dance textbook in class.
Make narrative writing authentic and exciting!!! 3 to 12
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This is a simulated police officer lesson. Secretly assign students to do things while you are teaching. After the lesson, have students write down witness reports.
Making a Battery and Energy Transformations 7 to 7
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Students will use the inquiry process to build their own wet cell battery. Focus will be on students understanding that energy can be stored in one form and transformed into other forms.
Making Book Trailers 5 to 7
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5th grade students will make short trailers for popular children's books using Windows Movie Maker.
Making Butter- From a Liquid to a Solid 1 to 3
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Students will make butter and design/engineer hands-free butter-shaking apparatus. Students will record and graph the length of time of the butter changing process (change of state of matter).
Making Handbound Books 3 to 12
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Everyone loves a beautiful book made by hand. Use these easy books in the Japanese stab-stitching style for sketchbooks, journals, or content-area projects.
Making Movies to Demonstrate a Process 4 to 5
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Students demonstrate a process by using pictures and voice and compiling a movie on Windows Movie Maker
Many Hands Make Miraculous Mechanisms 4 to 6
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e-NABLE is a global online community of 3000 individuals (and growing daily!) who are using 3D printing technology to create free 3D printed hands and arms for those in need. Volunteers from all religious and political backgrounds, races, ages, occupations, cultures and educational levels from around the world are coming together to work for the greater good and make a difference in the lives of many by using their talents, creativity and ideas to produce assistive devices for underserved populations and individuals who were born missing portions of their upper limbs or have lost fingers and arms due to war, disease or natural disaster. Our class wants to build these devices to Make a Difference!
Map the Civil War 7 to 12
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This lesson asks students to describe, locate, and plan a trip to important battlefields of the American Civil War. Using Google My Maps, students can map out a journey that takes them through the events of important Civil War battles.
Matching Times P-K to 3
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Students will match time on digital clocks with analog clocks.
Math Vocabulary 6 to 8
Students create jingles, songs, and displays to teach vocabulary to their peers and younger students.
Me, My Digital Self, and Eye 11 to 12
Self-portraits are a traditional art project for many high school art classes. This self-portrait assignment is an autobiographical assignment. The purpose of this assignment is for students to show who they are and to tell their own stories, while learning to use technology to express themselves creatively.
Measuring our Bodies 2 to 3
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Students will be able to measure their bodies by using string and a ruler. They will be able to master understanding measurements.
Meeting a Real World Need: Textbooks 2 to 5
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This lesson focuses on students using technology to solve a need in the classroom. Students will seek to gain funding for a classroom library.
Memoir - The Gift of Memories 7 to 8
This project incorporates the writing of either a memoir or a memoir poem- focusing on a favorite person or pet. Students create either a Power Point or Windows Movie Maker movie showcasing this person or pet-giving it as a gift.
Memoirs of a Fifth Grader 5 to 5
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Fifth grade students will write an auto-biography and create a correlating video diary.
Memories To Treasure Forever! K to 12
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To honor the grandparents of our students, we have an annual Grandparent's Day Event. My teacher created activity involved an interview with their grandparent (s). The students were givena list of 30 questions to choose to ask their grandparents and interview them with the flip video cameras. The grandparents could then flip it around and interview them. This was then turned into a keepsake DVD.
Men Who Built America 8 to 8
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Students will be watching Episode 1 of "The Men Who Built America" (Historical DocuDrama) and 'live tweet' their reactions on a discussion board via Google Sites while also answering questions directed by their teacher.
Mentors' Podcasts for New Middle School Students 7 to 8
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Students in 7th and 8th grade will work in groups to create podcasts to be shown to incoming 6th graders about life in Middle School. The older students will learn how to create podcasts using Tool Factory Podcasting with Video Site License.
Mi casa es su casa 10 to 12
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Students will create videos of their houses and sharing information about their home in Spanish. Students will pretend to be Real Estate Agents selling their home.
Middle Ages Cross Curriculum Project 6 to 8
This project incorporates all subject areas while students learn about the Middle Ages.
Middle School Masters of the Web - Video Newsletter 7 to 8
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Students will interview, script, edit, and produce a web-based newsletter/ video newscast for school and district viewing.
Military Families P-K to P-K
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Improving student vocabulary through interactive spelling games and a short story.
Minor League Baseball Stadium 5 to 12
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Students will compare other small towns with minor league stadiums and budget, design, plan, fundraise, and build one for our town of Wentzville
Mitosis 6 to 8
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This lesson is modified for technology infusion in a typical classroom for students to better understand Mitosis and be creative learning the concepts collaborative environment. It has also been modified for students with disabilities who have been integrated into the regular classroom setting.
Mitosis 9 to 12
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Using document camera, students will model to mitosis
Mitosis and Meiosis Field Project 9 to 12
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A Biology class composes a documentary on Mitosis and Meiosis using themselves (i.e., holding hands, creating a circle) to diagram and perform the different phases of cell reproduction. The students will then be able to evaluate their performance through watching themselves on the video.
Modern Indian Culture as "Scene" through Bollywood 9 to 12
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Using Knowledge from Current Indian Culture (social organization, religion, government, language, arts and literature, customs and traditions, economy) students will be asked to collaboratively create, film, and edit a five minute scene in the true style of a Bollywood film.
Mommy, Watch Me! 8 to 12
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This lesson plan is designed to be part of a Parenting curriculum for teen mothers who attend an alternative high school program where their children are on site with them. It could be used by any child development class where students have an opportunity to regularly observe babies and/or children.
Mondrian - Primary/Secondary Color Study 7 to 12
Students will use photoshop to create a painting similar to Mondrian's with primary and secondary colors. Students must create the secondary colors from the primary colors and not select them from the color palette
Monroeton Preschool's "Down by the Bay" (with help from Raffi) P-K to P-K
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This preschool classroom will come up with four rhyming verses to Raffi's "Down by the Bay" song. The children will then demonstrate the rhymes throughout the classroom and it's centers, (with a little help from their teachers, if and when needed).
MOON PHASE 3 to 5
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What role has NASA played in space exploration? What role has the Moon played in human history?
More Interaction 10 to 12
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We want to use the paid version of Powtoon and Castasia for my classes. It would allow students to be more involved in their education.
More than Just an Essay... 5 to 12
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Students write essays, we grade them, and when returned these essays either get trashed or buried in a back pack never to be seen again. By turning an essay into a PODCAST and uploading it to a class website, students take ownership of their work.
Movies for Mothers P-K to 5
Students will use photos, drawings, and videos to create a movie using Tool Factory Movie Maker as a heartwarming gift for their mother on Mother's Day.
Mrs. Valgos' Amazing Race 5 to 5
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In this lessons students will learn to assemble and program Cubelet Robot Blocks. The students will be divided into groups and program and race their robots over a course they created.
Multiplying 2-digit Numbers 4 to 4
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Students will use several strategies to multiply two-digit numbers by two-digit numbers. They will use area models, partial products, and the standard algorithm.
Muscle Tissue 11 to 12
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This lesson uses the Nearpod app to engage students in a presentation about new content on muscle tissue.
Music and Math together?? YES! Bringing the Fun Back to Math! 3 to 5
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Students will use a flip-video camera to create paper-slide and music vides using different math songs that we sing every week in class.
Music Style Research and Composition 6 to 12
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Students will use IPads and the internet to research various composers and styles. Students will then compose short pieces based on those composers and styles.
Musical Instruments of the Orchestra 3 to 5
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Students will explore the families of instruments online and create a digital media project that gives information about a particular instrument or family that they select.
My Food Plate 9 to 12
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This lesson includes movement and activity. It helps the student learn the different foods and the groups they belong to.
My Future-Handwriting Recognition 7 to 8
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Students will use Wacom Tablets to complete hand-type projects. They will write essays, short stories, and correct errors in their handwriting.
My Giving Tree 6 to 8
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Students will use language arts, social studies, and technology skills to write their own personal stories of a native tree that they have adopted. The stories will center on identifying and learning about the benefits that they receive from their trees.
My Ideal World 8 to 12
After reading the book To Kill a Mockingbird in English, students will use adobe Photoshop or GIMP Photoshop to create their own ideal worlds.
My Three Words 7 to 8
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Our schools 7th and 8th grade Performing Arts class was asked to reflect on an significant event that happened in their life. The student had to express this event using only 3 words in a non traditional and non verbal way, such as written in flower petals, in the sand etc. We used our flip camera to record each child's interpretation, and set the movie to music.
My trip to Spain 6 to 8
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Using the Flip cameras during our trip to Spain, we are going to be able to show our experiences and blog about it.
Mystery Game P-K to 3
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Use a Karaoke Machine, a digital projector (or smart board technology), speakers, computer, document camera, Digital Microscope, Digital Camera to determine if an item is living or nonliving according to its physical characteristics.
Mythbusters 8 to 8
The popular show "Mythbusters" is the ultimate way for students to utilize the scientific method every day to answer questions about science and life.
Native America Regions 4 to 6
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Students will learn about different Native American regions, using a web quest and internet to research the culture, homes, clothing, food and location. Students will present findings to the class using a PowerPoint presentation.
Native Americans 3 to 6
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This unit on Native Americans encourages students to read print and online informational texts focusing on Native American tribes of various regions. They will create, practice, and present digital presentations based on the information they found.
Nature Inspired Digital Alphabet 2 to 5
Through digital photography and basic computer skills students create their own nature inspired digital alphabet. Students find letters of the alphabet in objects made from nature, for example: ground erosion makes the letter “y,” or the veins of a leaf make the “A.”
Nature of Geometry 4 to 5
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Students use digital cameras to prove their knowledge of geometric terms. Requires (4) 45 minute class periods.
Nature PSA/Visual Argument 10 to 11
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After reading texts about nature and discussing the skills of effective argument, in groups, students design and create visual arguments, or Public Service Announcements, in which they encourage the preservation of some aspect of nature.
Never Forget (Memorial Day or Veterans' Day Pre-Activity) 5 to 12
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This activity encourages students to record and think about the words people use as they recall their experiences in defending our country. Student will create word art from their interviews and the teacher will run a discussion on the words and how they tie into the freedom we enjoy in America.
New and Different Civilizations- A Claymation Dreamer's World 5 to 8
The book 'Westlandia' by Paul Fleischman is the inspiration for this claymation unit because the ultimate message is that it is o.k. to be different. In Art, I am an advocate for thinking outside the box and communicating what you are about through your art making experiences and explorations. With this in mind, I let Wesley's feelings and ideas be the seeds for our project. The only thing I change from the book is having students work in teams of 3 or 4 throughout this unit.
New School Mural P-K to 12
Students will use digital images to create a mural for one of the walls next to the breezeway doors.
New Version of the Story Claymation Movies 7 to 8
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Students will work in groups of 3 to create a 30 second movie where they take a classic story and rework it into a funny version of the story
Newspaper for Inner City School K to K
The project is to promote fluency both oral and written 2 languages.
Newton's Laws for One and All! 8 to 10
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In this unit, students will create a digital portfolio of their learning. Students will collaborate on portions of this unit, while other parts are individual. This unit focuses on learning, applying, and working with Newton’s Laws of Motion. It is a layered curriculum unit which has students progressively building in their understanding and use of the laws.
NIce to Voki You! This is my Family Cyber Safety Glog 5 to 8
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Students create voki avatars that speak and introduce themselves to the class Create a famous historical figure voki Digital Family Tree for the Entire Family Cyber Safety Glog
NO NEED TO BE PUZZLED ABOUT ME 4 to 4
Integration of technology with the Language Arts curriculum—writing an acrostic poem. This is a great way of getting to know your classmates---great for the beginning of school year.
NoteFlight Recorder Lesson Plan 3 to 4
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In this lesson, I will have 3rd/4th graders compose short pieces in Noteflght Learn software and play them on the recorder.
Noun Book Videos 1 to 3
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Students create a noun book with pictures they have pulled from various magazines. They then work in pairs, to video record each other as they present and explain their noun book. The videos are added to their Video Portfolios.
Novel Presentation/Book Sale 9 to 12
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This project is being used in a Reading Development class. The students were able to choose a novel of their choice to read and complete the project on.
Novel Study of Tears of a Tiger by Sharon Draper 9 to 10
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Character analysis of main characters through blendspace.com module.
Now and Long Ago: Immigration and My Family 3 to 5
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This lesson introduces the concepts of immigration and family history. Through the exploration of immigration events and issues in American history, students will learn that all Americans are immigrants with cultural differences and that all have ancestors and a family story that is unique and of value to share.
Nuclear Scientists Project 7 to 12
Students will study the history of the Atomic Age. They will be talking about many chemists and physicists who added information to the atom model we use now and the development of the atomic bomb.
Of Mice and Men, Migration, and Photography 6 to 8
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Over the course of the month of December, students will read the novel, Of Mice and Men, and explore the concept of the American Dream through the migrant experience of the 1930s. Students will then take the classroom outside in the community and document the migrant experience and concept of the American Dream in their own neighborhood to juxtapose the possible changes of the dream since the 30's.
Oh! The places I CAN see!! 1 to 2
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This project will allow students in grades first and second to bring landmarks to life/reality through Google Earth utilizing a new technology called Augmented Reality
Once Upon Technology 4 to 8
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Students re-write fairy tales adding current technology to change the ending. Then they make their new story into a movie to record and edit in class.
One L.E.S.S. (Partners in Education Campaign Initiative) 9 to 12
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Through this social marketing campaign - One L.E.S.S., the students will assume the role of a business professionals using different types of marketing media. The students’ initiative will increase collaborations between community leaders, the school, and youth. The concept is simple - One Leader Engaged in Student Success (L.E.S.S.) equals one less youth involved in juvenile delinquency and other destructive decision making.
Online - On Stage - and ACTION! P-K to 5
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This year-long 4th grade project integrates information literacy skills with the arts, character education, and social studies.
Order of Operations 9 to 12
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Assisting high school students who are in an MIID classroom the order of operations in solving algebraic equations.
Oregon Trail Webquest P-K to 5
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Students will use chrome books to work through a Web quest online. The Web quest focuses on answering questions using text, point of view and narrative writing.
Organizing Data 11 to 12
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Students in a statistics class will learn how to use Microsoft Excel to organize, summarize, and present data. They learn about and use formulas, charts, sorting features, and data analysis.
Our Brand of Segregation - West Texas 6 to 12
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Students create video documentation of the African American experience in West Texas.
Our Monster travels.... K to 2
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During this lesson the students learn about Kidsipiration, map skills, writing through the use of emails.
Our Place In The Rio Grande Rift Valley Watershed 6 to 8
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An arroyo that bisects our campus is the setting for student groups to explore the influence of flora, fauna, humans, land, water, and weather in this watershed environment. Students will use flip cameras and digital still cameras to document their observations and create digital presentations.
Our School K to 3
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Students will be learning all about our school, including our school name, what grade we are in, what we do in school, and the difference between rules at home and rules at school. The learning target for the lesson is that students will verbally or pictorially identify what school they go to and what grade they are in with 100% accuracy.
Our Town 1 to 3
A walk through our town will unveil several reasons for reading and the culture and history of our town. Students will photograph signs and scenes from the downtown area and create a digital scrapbook detailing the experience.
Our Video Adventure: Traveling Through Blair County 3 to 3
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Third grade studetns are learning about the county in which they live. They are studying local geography and history. Students research an establishment in Blair County, write a report about the site, and build a model. This project is videoed in stages and then will be compiled into a complete project.
Paint the States - 50 & D.C. 3 to 12
Help the students learn about each state by painting a large scale (or small scale, your choice) of the United States.
Pair Ideas:Parody 6 to 12
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After studying a poem, play, or novel considered to be a "literary canon," students will write and videotape a parody of it utilizing live musical or acting performances, LEGO animation, or puppet theater to share with peers and then serve as mentors for middle school students to recreate this process. All videos will be accessible on a web blog site or through a Google Drive or dropbox.
Paper Airplanes 9 to 12
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Applications of Scatter Plots, Lines of Best Fit, Dependant & Independent Variables through the making and flying of paper airplanes. I have the class research several designs of airplanes, we discuss aerodynamics, construct a their desired model, fly the model, gather information and plot the results.
Parts of Speech Identification 6 to 7
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During this lesson, students will use technology to engage in grammar instruction while identifying various parts of speech.
Parts of Speech Slide Show 1 to 4
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Students create a slide show demonstrating their knowledge of the parts of speech (noun, verb, adjective, adverb).
Patchwork Quilt Class Project Thematic Unit 3 to 3
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This is a thematic unit that integrates social studies, math, reading, and writing.
PBL Dance Creation 6 to 12
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Students will work in groups to choreograph/Create their own dance routine.
Persistence of Vision/Thaumatrope and Flip Book 9 to 12
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Thaumatrope: Scientifically students will come to understand the Persistence of Vision, the theory which explains why our eyes are able to see objects on film move instead of seeing individual pictures. Flipbook: Students will take Persistence of Vision one step further by making a short 4 second flip book that will be captured and viewed on video as animation, finally seeing the tie between art, history, science, and technology.
Persistence of Vision: Animation I 10 to 12
Students will study the early history of moving pictures as an introduction to the concept of persistence of vision and animation. Students will develop a final animation which utilizes a variety of animation sequences: computer drawn, stop motion, hand drawn, with a 6.0 megapixel Olympus digital camera and the Tool Factory software MultiMedia Lab V.
Personal PowerPoint 8 to 12
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Students will make a Personal PowerPoint and Present them in class. Students must fill out an outline and also present the powerpoint.
Perspectives on a Shoe 4 to 8
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Students will photograph a shoe in various locations and then take the photo(s) to create a short story or poem from the perspective of their shoe
Persuasive Writing 2 to 3
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Students will learn the skill of writing a persuasive letter through a read aloud, teacher guidance and technology.
Pharmaceutical Commerical: Which drug is better? 11 to 12
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Chemistry students will research a pharmaceutical drug (must be approved by the teacher). The students then will make a brochure and a video commercial to try to sell and promote the drug that they picked.
Photo-Based Reading Projects K to 12
Special Education students use digital cameras and word processing software to enhance reading and writing skills.
Photo-Documenting Earth Art K to 6
The students will create temporary, outdoor sculptures from found objects in nature. They will chronicle the creative process through sketches, journals, and photographs for use in a published class book.
Photographical Ecology 6 to 8
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Students will photograph and understand differences in organisms and the roles they play in our environment.
Photographing touch 5 to 12
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Blind students can do photography too! Students will locate natural material (plants or animals) by touch, and take a photo of what they feel.
Photography Portrait Art Mural 9 to 12
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Students will use cameras to take portraits of each other, create a mural, and paint the mural within the school community within the leadership and social justice theme.
Photography Presentation 6 to 8
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Students will present a Power Point of their favorite thing using photography.
PhotoTalk! K to 12
Images communicate without written or spoken speech. Linking images to simple text in the target language is a powerful tool for helping second language learners speak and read!
Physical Education Deal or No Deal 9 to 12
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Students will demonstrate and be engaged in a variety of activities/exercises that contribute to improvement of overall fitness by playing a game show called Deal or No Deal.
Pick Your Planet K to 4
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Allows students to freely explore different "views" of human interaction and communication regarding the areas of being: assertive, aggressive, and passive.
Picture Perfect Parts of Speech 7 to 12
Using photography skills to enhance the process of learning parts of speech.
Picture This: A Book Full of Patterns! P-K to 8
My students will use various hands-on manipulatives while making different types of patterns (ab, abc, aabb, aabbcc, etc.) Students will use the digital camera to take a picture and write what they did!
Pictures of Our School P-K to P-K
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The children will use camera's wtih the teacher's assistance to take pictures of thier school. The children will then print the pictures and make dictations about their pictures of their school. The children will also ask questions to staff and other children in the school to learn more about thier school.
Piet Mondrian Unit K to 2
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A four day art unit dedicated to exploring the concept of modern art. Includes lessons in artist appreciation, art appreciation, problem solving, collaboration, technology, and creation.
Plant Kahoot 2 to 5
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The students will read sections from Britannica Kids Rainforests. Using the information they will write multiple choice questions which will be entered into the app "Kahoot."
Plot and Conflict 6 to 12
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Students will analyze the concept of plot development and conflict resolution using their novel from the Summer Reading List. Teacher will tell the students their assessment will be based on their concept map they will create at the end of the unit. Students will Create a Concept Map using the Kidspiration software that includes the interactive graphic organizers.
PLTW APP CREATOR 6 to 8
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Students will learn to code apps using Android Tablets. Using the knowledge of coding, students will create games and apps to submit to the Google Play Store.
Pod-Casting for Parents P-K to P-K
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This lesson would provide parents with an incite into what their child is learning on a daily basis. It would allow parents to reinforce classroom concepts at home.
Podcast Book Buddies 2 to 5
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Students from one class would read books from all different genres through a podcast to students at a different school. After they read the book, they would pose questions about the book and continue in dialogue with their book buddy for two weeks.
PODCASTING 7 to 8
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Students wrote plays with historical settings or events and recorded them on a podcast using the 30 day free trial of Tool Factory.
Podcasting Challenge P-K to 8
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Students take ownership under the direction of their teacher to be trained and train others in the school to the use of Podcasting equipment. The final product results in monthly or bi-monthly podcast reports.
Podcasting Crusader's Style 7 to 8
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Our 8th grade team is known as the Crusaders and our students enjoy making podcasts. We team up on an academic team and, as the science teacher and a lover of podcasting, I will be using podcast more frequently through lessons like this Biome Project.
Podcasting for Reading Fluency 1 to 5
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Students will podcast weekly a short high interest piece of literature. They will save these podcasts as part of their digital portfolio for the year. One student will be selected each week as the "Featured Reader" of the week to have their podcast featured on the class website.
Podcasting Parabolas 7 to 12
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After an introductory lesson on parabolas, students will research parabolas, the general equation of a parabola from three points and photograph pictures of parabolas found in everyday life. Students will then organize the data to create and publish a podcast to be share with their peers in the classroom, as well as, around the world. (This is a 3-day lesson for the block schedule)
Podcasting the 44th Infantry Division (WWII) 10 to 12
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Using the original (1944-45) letters of PFC Fred Sisk (about 80 letters from the European Theater) and published histories of his division (the 44th) we will create podcasts that recreate the events of the divisions fight from Normandy and into Germany and Austria.
Podcasting with Jr. High 5 to 8
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Students will create a podcast that would reflect student learning and local area news
Poetry Alive! Interpreting Poetry Using Digital Images 9 to 12
A team of English students will take the role of a production company and will create a 4-5 minute film using the digital image as a medium for interpreting students’ original poems. Three classes will be working together in order to complete this project: Creative Writing, English, and The Actor’s Studio.
Poetry and Photography 7 to 8
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Using a digital camera to help students understand poetry
Poetry in Motion 9 to 12
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Students will write a poem in the Target Language and use Movie Maker to illustrate.
Poetry Slam For a Cause! K to 5
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Problem Based Learning, Driving Question: How can we as poets and poet critics, create and design a Poetry Slam to make other students and parents more aware of (a topic or cause of student choice/interest.) Students will research a few local problems or topics of interest and decide on one of interest to their group. Then, they will find poems and write poems to bring to life for a Poetry Slam and the slam will be recorded in imovie!
Poetry Video Project P-K to 12
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We will use the website, www.favoritepoem.org to inspire students to read poems with emphasis, memorize their favorite poems, and use technology to create their own poetry videos. This is a lesson designed by an ESOL teacher, but can be used with any population of students, and highlights the diversity of a student population.
POETS ON THE PLAYGROUND 6 to 12
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Jumpstarting creativity is one of the goals of Poets on the Playground. The idea is to help 6th graders use digital cameras and take pictures on the playground. Then students can use their own ideas and enthusiasm in a natural flow of self-expression and write poetry about their photographs.
Point and Shoot Mood Silent Movie 7 to 8
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There is a movie, Who is Afraid of Virginia Wolf, that the story is told more by the actions of the characters than their words. This lesson will help students understand emotions and how to portray the mood of a story with facial expressions, music and no words. They will make a silent movie!
Political Campaign Commercial Project 9 to 12
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Standards 6d. The student will demonstrate knowledge of State and Local elections by analyzing the influence of mass media and campaign advertisements and public opinion polls. Purpose: The purpose of this lesson is to introduce students to political advertisements and help them understand how those advertisements influence the issues and candidates in campaigns.
portraits 12 to 12
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Students will compare the daguerreotype of Edgar Allan Poe by an unknown photographer with Poe’s writings in an effort to discover the character of this mysterious author.
Postcard from Abroad 5 to 12
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The following lesson plan is meant to combine the use of computer photography skills, communication arts skills, and social studies to create mock postcards from famous locations around the world. Appropriate for 5th grade and up.
Postcards 4 to 6
Students will create a colored pencil drawing of themselves in an environment of their choice, using a digital output of their head as the starting point. The teacher will reduce the painting to postcard size and the students will write a descriptive letter on the back.
Potlatch Weather Reporter 8 to 9
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Students will learn to collect weather data, interpret it and make three-day weather predictions. They will use their predictions to create video weather reports for the school digital bulletin board.
Poverty Point Native Americans 2 to 3
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Poverty Point Native Americans and Landmark in Louisiana (Rotation Day 1 with Centers)
PowerPoint Probability 6 to 6
Students conduct an independent probability experiment and film the scenario. The scene is imported into a PowerPoint presentation with frequency tables and graphs. Students create questions to ask other students about their probability movie.
Pre-K Listening Station P-K to P-K
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Students will use technology to listen to stories independently. This will help increase their vocabulary and prepared them for reading independently.
Preparing Students for the 21st Century and Beyond 6 to 8
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Students will perform most class assignments/activities on a laptop computer. This is to reduce the massive amounts of paper used and thrown out on a typical day, as well as to take advantage of the various online resources that have the potential to enrich the learning experience.
Preserving History for Illuminating Today's Values and Traditions 5 to 12
Students will use the processes of oral history and the latest technology to engage in historical inquiry and the preservation of the past. They will work in cooperative work groups or individually to discover and capture the past by interviewing family members and people in the community about a variety of folk traditions and/or significant events that occurred in their past.
Preserving Living Legacies 9 to 12
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This is an oral history lesson which engages students to research a top of United States History as related to the actual life experience of a senior member of our town community. Students will research, prepare interview questions, interview a senior, videotape their interview, and publish their findings in book form.
Producing a Franchise to encourage global awareness, increased, informed decision making about health, peer relationships and education. 7 to 8
The students will determine categories of franchises from which to work out media productions for weekly broadcasts on our school news show.
Programming with Alice 6 to 12
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Learn computer programming skills in a fun and creativity way using Alice, free software developed by Carnegie Mellon University. Create 3-D movies and video games while learning traditional programming concepts such as loops, nesting, if/else statements, and functions.
Promoting Reading Posters 9 to 12
Students are featured on large posters endorsing a novel for reading. Posters are student generated and posted throughout the school.
Properties of Exponents and Square Roots 7 to 10
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Students create Common Craft style videos using paper and Flip video cameras. Each video, 30-60 seconds long, reviews one property of exponents or square roots from Algebra 1.
Public Service Announcement 9 to 12
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Students choose a current social issue and then create a 2-minute PSA using Adobe Premiere Software.
Public Service Announcement Project 5 to 12
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Using a digital media form, students will create a Public Service Announcement to inform peers on a topic of social interest or need. These PSA's will be shared through journalism or school mail to reach the target audience.
Public Service Announcements 9 to 12
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The students will be researching a topic chosen from a list of items covered in the driver's education class. From that research, they will design, map, film and create a public service announcement that is informative and accurate.
Public Service Announcements for Our School 6 to 8
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Students will work in co-op groups to brainstorm, plan, write scripts, keyboard scripts and then use digital video camera to film public service announcements. They will edit on the computer and we will show on morning announcements and connect to website.
Publish a Book 6 to 6
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Students will write 5 stories in Word and then logon to Student Treasures to upload and edit their stories, and then add pictures to enhance their text. Each student will receive one hardcover book to keep.
Publishing With Photos! K to 5
Students will create their own books using photographs for illustrations.
Put the NEW in NEWBERY 4 to 6
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Every year since 1922, the Newbery Award has been presented to the book selected by librarians as the “most distinguished contribution to American literature for children”. Using current technology, a librarian and classroom teacher team teach students to research and then create a podcast “commercial” for an award winner.
QR Codes Use and Design 11 to 12
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Quick Response codes (QR codes) are being used by many retail businesses, schools and non profit organizations. Today's consumers want immediate access to what’s relevant and QR codes are being used to deliver what is being offered.
Quadratics in Nature and Architecture 9 to 12
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Students will discover real-life applications of quadratic functions using video cameras. The students will learn how to write equations for the parabolas that they find in real-life.
Radio Griffin 87.9 FM K to 6
Fourth through sixth grade students of Arlington Classics Academy design, record, and mix their own weekly radio program as well as update their own website.
Radio Station Podcasting Throughout History 3 to 12
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Using Podcasting as a radio station to engage students in Social Studies and improve their fluency.
Rainforest Unit 5 to 6
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Students will learn about the importance of the rain forest thru a mutli-disciplinary unit
Readers Theater In Action - Take 1 P-K to 3
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Students will be working in five groups of four to come up with their own Readers Theater. They will be designing their own backdrop, creating the script for the story, and filming the entire step from beginning to end of the production to be displayed on the class smartboard.
Readers Who Struggle Can Learn From Wonderful Teacher/Student Created On-Level Reading Projects K to 1
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Imagine a reading lesson that is about you and your classmates. It is right at your reading level, and it contains the sight words and skills that are targeted for you and your classmates' specific learning needs! Best of all it is created by your classroom teacher and can be used with a SMARTBoard, burned to a cd, or printed off to be read at home for extra practice! And it can be used over and over again.
Reading Blog Log 6 to 12
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Students will create blogs in which they will share ideas about literature we are reading in class - kind of online Socratic seminars. In addition they will create podcasted informational reports, and then open the forum up to others in the library media center during celebrations of READING WEEK.
Reading Fluency P-K to 12
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Using a tablet to assist students in listening to themselves and others reading while assessing themselves and peers on correctness and speed.
Reading Rainbow for Second Graders 2 to 2
Students will collaborate to develop a multimedia presentation based on a theme using a Reading Rainbow format consisting of book summaries, a team documentary, and original writing with illustrations. Teams of students with similar interests would be selected to work together on an eight to nine week project which will allow for differentiated learning opportunities.
Reading Stations 1 to 1
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During Reader's Workshop, the students will be rotating through four different learning stations, completing one station a day for a week. The purpose of this is to incorporate more activities using technology into their everyday independent practice.
Reading to Haiti 3 to 6
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Students in the U.S. will practice fluency by reading Haitian picture books in English, creating short videos after book selection and practice, and saving them on flash drives. Students in Haiti will use their One Laptop Per Child laptops, and their own copies of the books to read along with the children in the videos.
Ready, Aim, Focus! 1 to 5
Through a hands-on photography lesson, students will develop and enhance writing focus, including brainstorming ideas, topic selection, word choice, and use of descriptive words. Also, students will use the printed images to inspire additional writing strategies such as developing voice, organization, and editing.
Recipes and Recollections 10 to 12
Students interview their families to gather stories and to garner recipes. Many literary stories have their origins in family recipes, even the novels we study in English class. Each student compiled five family recipes and related stories for personal cookbooks. We also made a class cookbook.
Reenacting Shakespeare 9 to 12
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Students analyze scenes from Romeo and Juliet and recreate scenes through modern skits.
Regions of the USA 4 to 4
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In this unit students will use the internet to research the physical and human characteristics of the four regions of the United States and decide which one they would like to live in.
Renaissance Digital Story Project 9 to 11
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Assignment: To produce a quality 2 minute speech and a quality 2 minute digital story that tells the tale of a Renaissance artist, inventor, or scientist.
Research Project 8 to 8
This lesson gives the a overview of common source types and outlines a research project. I have adapted this in several ways to include book reports, and research projects of any kind.
Research Project 8 to 8
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This is a lesson that incorporates a research project and allows students to create a publish their research project.
Research Project 8 to 12
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This is an 8th grade research lesson plan. Students research a variety of historical figures stemming from the film "Night At the Museum, Battle At the Smithsonian."
Researching the Black Diaspora in Latin America 5 to 8
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Students will first research, and then create podcasts about the Black Diaspora in Latin America. Research topics can include historical themes such as the middle passage or the triangle trade, cultural themes such as the influence of African rhythms in Latin American music, or social themes such as the social stratification and racial vocabulary that existed within Latin America.
Resistance Movement During the Holocaust 9 to 10
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Students will work in small groups to create a podcast covering one of many examples of resistance that occurred during the Holocaust. Students will work on the computers for 2 days to collect information, and have 2 days to create a podcast on the Apple Laptops. Completed Podcasts will be emailed to the teacher.
Respect yourself and others! 2 to 2
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Students learn about cooperation and respect. Respecting yourself and others and why/how we do it.
Restoring Memories and Planning Autobiography 4 to 8
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This plan utilizes Google Maps for autobiography writing in response to the mentor text Knots in my Yo-Yo String” by Jerry Spinelli.
Reviving the Renaissance 7 to 12
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Using the world wide web, students will research the Renaissance Era and present a multimedia project to classmates which will focus on one aspect of that time period: food, clothing, pastime, gender roles, law enforcement, etc. This is done prior to reading any of Shakespeare's literature.
Revolutionary Idea 3 to 8
Students will participate in a revolutionary war living history.
Rhetorical Analysis of Popular Media 9 to 12
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Students are to analyze the rhetorical appeals, strategies and devices found in popular media. Students assess how effective the media is at trying to persuade consumers.
River Reflections 3 to 11
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Students have been conducting river studies for over five years in 6th grade. A true reflection of the experience is necessary for true learning. Writing advocacy projects and sharing them through podcasting helps to reflect on the experience.
Robotics for KINDERGARTNERS K to 2
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LEGO Education WeDo Robotics kits are designed for students at the lower elementary level; These kits cover the STEM areas of science, technology, engineering, and math. Students will be provided the opportunity to design, build, program, and test robotic models.
Rock Poetry 8 to 12
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Student use what they have learned about poetry and litery devices to analyze a song and then show that interpretation through visuals by creating a video.
Rocky Point Recycler's P-K to P-K
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Our students will be learning about how to save and protect our Earth. Students will use ipad's to reseach and present information to the other grade levels in our district.
Role' Em! 9 to 12
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Students will design and record social skill scenarios based on the Skill Streaming curriulum. The recordings will be showcased in future lessons as a means of sharing feedback and analyzing the skill sets utilized within the videos.
Romanticism Through the Eyes of Art, Poetry, and Technology 10 to 12
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Teaching the qualities of Romanticism, comparing pieces of the period, and creating responses that show comprehension, while using an Elmo.
RTI FLIP Oral Reading Portfolio - Sacajawea, 3rd Grade 1 to 12
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At-risk and below-level students will master content of a short, non-fiction text to improve oral reading fluency. Students will use the FLIP cameras to tape multiple readings and an acted-out version of the text, which will be kept in personal student video portfolios. Periodic viewing of student portfolios increases student reading confidence because they actually see great improvement over a short period of time.
safety on the internet 3 to 6
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this lesson explores the security of real friends vs the online "friends"
Save the Animals! 3 to 5
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Students research an endangered animal. They then develop a PowerPoint presentation (for their parents and peers) describing the animal, its habitat, its predators, its prey, and why it's endangered. Finally, students create a podcast for our class "Save the Animals!" series describing their plan to help these endangered species, as well as recruiting support.
Save the Rainforest in South America 6 to 8
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7th Graders: Geography affects the characteristics of a country. Natural resources can determine the success or failure of a country. Each country is rich in culture, even if they are a poor country. Each student will appreciate his or her life‐styles, and opportunities compared to poverty stricken countries. Global issues are complex, and the student will explain the challenges the rainforest ecosystem is facing, and will develop a plan of action they can do to help
Save Trees, Use the Mini to Complete Our Assignment! 2 to 2
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Students will learn that by using technology in the classroom, they will be saving trees from destruction to create our textbooks and workbooks and how we can stop filling our landfills with mounds of paper. With our reading program online, students will have access to the program and will be able to complete assignments directed by the teacher and have immediate feedback on their performance.
Scale Model 7 to 7
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Use of proportions and scale using Google Sketchup and building a model house. Students reflect on the use of scales and scale factors.
School Motto/School Expectations 3 to 5
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Students in GATE, grades 3-5, will teach and demonstrate the school rules and expectations to students in grade PreK-2. They will also, help model the expectations of our newly implemented school motto through the use of video and technology.
School News Videos 9 to 9
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Use FLIP cameras to tape word of the day segments, happy birthday shoutouts, this day in history, school commercials, sporting events, community service, and other random clips from around the school.
School Spirit 9 to 12
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In this lesson I teach students how to use design tools to create a school t-shirt. Then I teach them how to market their designs to the student body and the business marketing mix.
School Yearbook P-K to P-K
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Student centered school yearbook. Using digital photography and technology, students will document activities throughout the year and publish them into a final bound project.
Science and Art Museum 6 to 8
Middle School students create works of art inspired by document experiments in science. Digital cameras record SCIENCE AS ART, in action!
Science Claymation - Which Came First, the Chicken or the Egg? 3 to 6
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Students in 3rd - 6th could use the Tool Factory Movie Maker, Stop Motion Pro Software to make Claymation videos about science topics such as life cycles, natural cycles, phyics, and space phenomena. These lesson plans are integrated cross-curricula and incorporate multiple 21st Century skills.
Science Simulation Using BBC Science Simulations 3 3 to 6
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Students will be able to create virtual experiments in the classroom using the software and interactive whiteboard.
Science Talk K to 12
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A news crew in our classroom that will discuss important science topics.
Scientific Inquiry Work Sample Preparation 9 to 12
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This will provide students the knowledge to create a scientific inquiry for a state work sample on relating pitch and frequency of waves.
SciPod Studies K to 5
The project involves the older students reading from their science texts and recording new vocabulary as well as the definition, and using the recordings to study these new ideas. The podcasts can be shared with other readers, non-readers, and/or struggling students, as well as traded with other studetns to quiz eachother for benchmark mastery.
Score it, Take 2! 3 to 12
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Create a score for a puppet opera based on a children’s story book; could be a whole class project or small group project
ScreenPlay Writing 9 to 12
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This a two-week unit that includes screenplay writing and video editing
Sea Scallop Data Mining Research Project 10 to 12
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Students develop a research question and then gather the data to answer that question using the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Sea Scallop Survey database. Students present the results in a formal classroom presentation and a scientific poster session which is open to the public.
Season Ending Injury 11 to 12
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The project is a collaboration project in which students in my Advanced Biology class look at the anatomy and physiology of the human skeletal, muscular, circulatory and nervous system through a sports injury. The students video a mock injury and report on it as hosts for a sports telelvision show.
See How They Grow 1 to 5
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Student growth can be documented through digital scrapbooking of his school year.
See the Music 4 to 5
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Students create PowerPoint presentations featuring famous musicians, singers, or a piece of music
Seed to Plate 2 to 3
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Teaching children gardening and nutrition. Using digital cameras students will record the journey of growing a school garden begining with soil and seeds. They will also learn the important value of nutrition in the foods they grow and how to use them in cooking.
Self Portrait 10 to 12
The students will create a self portrait within a masterpiece. The objectives are many. Students will learn new tools within the program, learn how to create a self portrait, and learn, in detail, about a masterpiece of art and the artist.
Self portrait in a masterpiece 10 to 12
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Students will create a self portrait using the wacom tablet and Adobe Photoshop. This portrait will incorporate a Masterpiece of art, where the Alternative high school student places themself in the picture. using the Wacom tablet the students will be able to recreate the texture and subtle line variations that the original artist has done.
Self-Portrait 6 to 7
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For students in middle school, the self-portrait is timely, as it is during these years, between the ages of 11-14, that young people are immersed in “the self”-exploring identity, finding his or her place in the world, building perception of self in relation to others. In the lesson plan, students delve into these artistic qualities as they first explore famous artists’ portraits, which grounds them in a range of styles and art history, all of which students reflect on as they design their self-portraits, which they will create using Photoshop using both the standard desktop computer and the WACOM tablet to compare/contrast the impact of the different technologies on the design process and final product.
Self-Portraits: Photography and Memoirs 6 to 8
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Students will read a collection of memoirs, short-stories and personal reflections about being a preteen or teenager and will write their own creative non-fiction piece about being 13 years old. This will be paired with a photography unit in which students will learn the guidelines for better photography and create self-portraits to accompany their creative writing.
Selfie vs Self-portrait - Creating a 19th Century Photograph using Modern Technology 9 to 12
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The iPhone revolutionized how we communicate. It also changed how we see ourselves and how we see others. The ‘selfie’ phenomenon is not slowing down and as more people use their phones to take pictures of themselves we start to loose sight of what a strong self-portrait can communicate.
Sequencing in Kindergarten K to 2
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Students will learn the the basics of sequencing and how it relates to the word around us. Students will use this as a guiding lesson to introduce the basics of coding using codable.org.
Set Design 9 to 12
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Students will pick a play, read it, and create how the stage would appear if they were to direct this production.
Shadow Play K to 2
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Shadow Play is an integration of science, technology, and social studies. Students in K-2 discuss the significance of February 2nd; listen to a story about “Groundhog Day”, and create a shadow matching worksheet using word processing tools.
Shake it up…Cisne! 3 to 5
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Fifth grade students will give an earthquake broadcast. Students become cameramen, meteorologists, reporters, eyewitnesses, and anchor people describing the effects of recent earthquakes.
shared reading book trailer creation 6 to 8
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After completing a "shared reading" with a literature group, students will re-create portions of the book through various media and will create a short "book trailer" of the project to share with students, teachers and parents.
Shark Tank: Industrial Revolution 5 to 6
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Students will read "Immigrant Kids" and create a business idea that they will each present in front of a group of "sharks" (teachers and parents). Students will present ideas using imovie and then make a commercial promoting their inventions.
Short Vowel Discrimination P-K to 5
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The integration of Dr. Seuss rhymes creates an engaging study of onsets and rimes. Students will discover patterns in words, sort words based on their vowel patterns, and apply their knowledge in reading and writing activities. Using a Promethean Board and Active Inspire software will add educational technology to the lesson.
Shot Composition Video 9 to 12
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Students will introduce and demonstrate 22 camera shots, movements, and angles using a digital camera. They will edit their video using iMovie and add music using Garageband. Final projects will be posted on their own webpages.
Show What You Know-Solving Subtraction Problems (K/1st Grade) P-K to 5
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The purpose of this lesson is to help students understand the concept behind the abstract symbols used in subtraction. Specifically, Kindergarteners are still learning number symbols and alphabets as well as the plus sign so distinguishing symbols and what they represent when presented with them are extremely important. All students need concept development to retain such skills. This lesson will teach students a new strategy for solving subtraction as well as provide a pictorial representation of subtraction. Language development of vocabulary like minus, take away, less and fewer is also important for all students in math progression as these terms will be used in word problems and comparing amounts throughout school and in the real world. First graders will have a combination of addition and subtraction with subtraction word problems. Students will discuss these concepts, learn and practice a new strategy and then use the strategy that works best for them in their independent and partner tasks. Upon completion of tasks some students will interview each other to discuss which strategy they used and why and how they used it. Others will create an avatar cartoon video or a song to share their strategy for solving subtraction problems.
Showcase Your Talent K to 5
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The Students will submit a talent for approval. Students will sign up for a time to use a FLIP Video Camera, to record themselves performing said talent.
Sight Words and iPads K to K
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In this lesson, students will use iPads to listen to, read, and practice writing sight words. Students will use the Kids Learn Sight Words application to complete this activity.
Signs of Spring K to 1
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k-1 students walk around the school and photograph some first signs of spring and then print their picture and write about it.
Silent Films with a Flip Cam 4 to 12
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Students will analyze a variety of silent films, the roles and responsibilities of film careers and work together to create a film that demonstrates the basic storytelling concepts of conflict and resolution.
Sim's Cities - 5th grade (would work wonderful at the middle school level) P-K to P-K
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Creating with Visual Arts through the 21st Century -Core Curriculum Skills
Similarities and Differences Across Cultures - In Modern Times and Throughout History 1 to 1
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Students will use technology and literature to research past cultures and modern cultures. The objective of the lesson is for the students to recognize and define the similarities and differences between past cultures and modern cultures in areas related to daily living, food, art and music.
Sixth Grade - Quinceanera vs. Sweet 16 6 to 6
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Students will be able to compare and contrast a few differences and similarities between American and Hispanic cultures, specifically regarding a “coming of age” celebration.
Skittle it Up 6 to 8
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Use skittles to teach students about using spreadsheets and creating graphs. Perfect for 6th grade students.
Slavery and Oral History 9 to 12
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As part of a unit on antebellum slave culture in North America, students will learn about the role oral history plays in forming and transforming a culture among African Americans. A comprehensive oral history project utilizing video and podcasting technology will be the unit's summative assessment
Sly Book Channel K to 5
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We will create excitement and promote reading through our Sly Book Channel. Sly is our Fox mascot. Students will write and then make a commercial for their favorite book using a Flip-cam or Webcam. We will show these commercials on the morning announcements and through a website set up by our Technology teacher.
Small Moments 1 to 2
Children partake in many "small moments" that can be captured in a picture at home and at school. When "small moments" are recorded, children can look at them, remember them, and write a genuine "story from experience" including many details that the picture shows.
Smart Board Challenge 5 to 6
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Using Problem-Based Learning (PBL) in using the problem of knowing what a Smart Board is (how it operates, its uses, etc.) as the starting point for the acquisition of new student knowledge.
Smart Board Literacy Center K to K
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Using a Smart board as a literacy center will be beneficial in the development of both early reading skills and technology/computer skills. The smart board will also help students to practice their motor skills.
Smartphone Q & A Discussions, Polling and Quizzes 6 to 8
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Using Smartphones, students will use the Edmodo application to have discussions with fellow students in their group and the teacher. There will be polling and quizzes in order to review topics learned in the classroom.
Solutions to Real World Economic Problems in the Classroom 6 to 12
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Students will investigate real world American economic issues that are effecting the average family. In this project, students will conduct research to identify the causes of the struggling United States economy. They will examine the effect it has on the average American citizen. They will create strategies to help the struggling American family. The final product of this project will be a documentary about the direct effect of the struggling economy on the DuPage county community.
Solving 2-step Inequalities 7 to 8
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Students/teachers can do entire lesson on line w/videos and examples to enhance learning.
Solving Systems of Linear Equations Using Substitution 7 to 12
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This Algebra I lesson uses SMART Board technology to provide students with a physical sense of the process of substitution and how it can be used in solving a system of linear equations.
Song Creation: Of Mice and Men vs. The Greatest Game Ever Played 9 to 12
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After reading Of Mice and Men and watching The Greatest Game Ever Played, compare and contrast George Milton and Francis Ouimet and Lennie Small and Eddie Lowery in a song to be written and recorded.
Sounds of ... Assignment 10 to 12
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This intermediate PodCasting assignment focuses and strengthens students' scriptwriting abilities by having them weave audio elements throughout their work. Sounds are no longer ancillary or used merely as aural illustrations; sounds are central and are enhanced by the script.
Space Adventures P-K to P-K
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This lesson plan will introduce preschool children to various outer space experiences.
Spanish Childhood Memories 10 to 12
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Objectives: The students will use childhood vocabulary words and the imperfect past tense to write a letter describing activities and interests that they had throughout their childhood. The students will utilize the preterite past tense to describe one “bad” event that took place and to explain a cause/effect result of that event. The students will then utilize the present tense to describe solutions that have initiated in their lives to improve or make up for that initial “bad” event.
Spanish I Going Places and Invitations 10 to 12
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This lesson plan is multifaceted and provides a week of introduction, modeling, practice and review before the actual video cameras are put into use. Day five begins our video camera use with the students creating clips to be used with an interactive white board in order to play a vocabulary game featuring the students. The end of the unit culminates in a Multimedia project where students will divide into groups to create and perform dialogues and rap videos with the assistance of props also created by the students.
SPARTACUS!!! Wait...what? 9 to 12
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The student will be able to create a Claymation version of their favorite movie using the skills that were learned in class. They will also create a stop motion version using their classmates as the objects.
Speaking Our Truths: Podcasts as Relevant Research 10 to 12
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Students are creating informational podcasts as an alternative to a traditional research project. Students will be able to show mastery of the skills required to do a traditional research paper but in a way that is relevant to their lives.
Spring Break in Spain 9 to 12
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Level 2 Spanish students take a virtual trip to Spain for Spring Break. With this activity, students get an idea, from their seat in the classroom, what Spain is really like and all that would be involved in planning/taking a trip.
Spring, Summer, Winter, Fall: Dress and Play for Them All 2 to 5
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This activity will engage students to work in pairs to make up short stories about activities they can do during each of the four seasons. They will also focus on identifying clothes and activities which are appropriate for each season.
Stacy Bodin's "Digesting a Story" Unit 1 to 5
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Digesting a Story (Written by Stacy Bodin, submitted by Schuyler Poche) Retired teacher (and current Dozier Tech Specialist/webmaster) Stacy Bodin wrote the and worked with this project several times during her teaching career. As librarian, I am submitting this with permission from Stacy Bodin.
Stain Glass P-K to 12
This is 5 lesson plans in sequence from introduction through Glass History to the current methods applied in Glass Forms: lesson 1, stain glass history; lesson 2, community impressions; lesson 3, stain glass design; lesson 4, color theory; lesson 5, form and application. Wrap up includes reflection.
Star Reading 4 to 12
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Students will understand the importance of fluency and become fully engaged in the process. The teacher will act as a facilitator while students perform the tasks. Students will become motivated to become more fluent readers as they view and graph their scores. They also learn to critique their own reading and that of their peers. They will begin to fully understand what fluency is and sounds like through the process.
Stations: Equation of a line and Slope 8 to 8
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This is a stations lesson to check the learner's understanding of graphing lines and slope. The learner will receive immediate feedback at each station to determine if they fully understand the concept.
STEMing Mobile Devices 8 to 12
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Incorporating STEM and mobile devices into the physical science curriculum in an engaging and interactive way.
Stock Market Project 7 to 9
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In this activity, you and/or a small group will invest $10,000 in four different companies and then track the stock market price of those companies over a period of time.
Stop Motion Animation Lesson 10 to 12
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Students are to create a stop motion animation video from scratch. Students will plan, story board, take pictures, and edit a video to complete the stop motion animation project.
Stop Motion Animation with Photographs 5 to 12
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Have students move objects in a scene and take a series of photographs that create the illusion of movement of said objects. The students will then put the photos in a video editing program to make a short video of their characters in action.
Stop Motion PSA 6 to 8
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Students will create a 30-second stop animation clip to teach one our school's expectations to be shown on the morning announcements. This lesson will support our building-wide Positive Behavior Support (PBS) initiative.
Storm Alert! 2 to 8
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Students create podcasts related to the study of weather in science class or in connection with a storm story in reading class.
Story Development 3 to 12
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This lesson can be used in the initial stages of developing a digital story using media literacy skills taught beforehand.
Student Created Power Point 3 to 5
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Student will learn to use the tools in Power Point to create a Power Point project to introduce themselves.
Student Published Books 5 to 5
Over a period of 4 weeks, students will organize, write, revise, edit and publish 4 chapters of a fictional story.
Students Are the Best Teachers 4 to 12
Students will take an active role in the teaching and learning process by creating digital presentations that review basic concepts that are the foundations for all courses. These may include focused mini lessons on such areas as vocabulary, grammar, figures of speech, math problems and concepts, historical events, scientific elements, or technology operations.
Students use Geometer’s Sketchpad here to construct geometric shapes 7 to 8
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The students will use Geometer’s Sketchpad to construct geometric shapes.
Students will FLIP for the News 4 to 12
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Incorporating technology skills with both written and verbal communication skills, students will create news programs to be shared on School Tube.
Studio Photography 9 to 12
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This project involves shooting long exposure photography in the school portrait lighting studio.
Subtle Conversations 6 to 12
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Subtle Conversations is design to give 60 students an opportunity to research current events and teen issues. Students will select various news, entertainment, sports, or locate events and teen topics to research and create a weekly talk show. Each group will design a production company to write, video, edit and prepare for broadcast.
Succession in the Classroom 6 to 8
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Students will observe and record with digital cameras the process of succession as it occurs in a 55 gallon tank that the students set up with soil from their own backyards.
Super Hero High P-K to 9
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To make a movie with special needs high school students (students have multiple disabilities) about "Super Heroes." Students will create characters for themselves and decide what "Super Powers," they have and how they would use them.
Super Science Slueths Explain It All: Circumnavigating the Circulatory System 6 to 8
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Students work in pairs to develop podcasts about the circulatory system as a capstone unit project to display what they have learned. The podcasts can take the form of dramas, sports casts, etc. requiring the students to do more than just memorize information.
Sustainability & Systems-Seven Generations 5 to 6
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This is a lesson meant to teach about sustainability while introducing students to a variety of new technologies. They will use Wordle, Google, and view You Tube video to help their understanding of the concept of sustainability
Symmetry in Nature 6 to 12
Symmetry and Fibonacci series in nature, explored with photography and photo manipulation.
Symmetry in Nature and Congruent Shapes All Around 2 to 2
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All students will work in groups to investigate nature and their surroundings to find symmetry in nature and congruent shapes all around. Students will take photos using a digital camera and help create a multimedia presentation of their geometric findings. Students will share the final project with their peers.
Synthesis Essay 11 to 12
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Students will gather information about their topic using reliable websites to justify their position for the paper.
Taking Elaboration to the Next Level 8 to 12
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Teaching elaboration can become formulaic; this takes the Jane Schaffer Model and adds a twist to incorporate highlighting. This helps a lot with visual and hands-on learners, as well as, special education students.
Target the Question! Daily Math Problem Solving (Smartboard) 1 to 5
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Students utilize Smartboard software daily to experience, plan, strategize, communicate & evaluate applied math problem solving. Through integrated technology, students develop flexible & efficient math problem solving skills and make connections to their everyday world.
Teaching and Learning: Using iPods in the Classroom P-K to 5
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My students need an iPod touches, apps, and software so I can facilitate the implementation of activities that are in step with the 21st century classroom.
Teaching Digital Citizenship through Stories of Immigration and Diversity K to 2
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This is Cross-Curricular Unit that addresses the Social Studies Big Ideas of diversity, and our personal connections to immigration in our community. These lessons plan to increase awareness and understanding about our diverse, ethnic and racial backgrounds from specific underrepresented minorities (who speak Nepali, Khmer, Chinese, and Spanish), through innovative uses of technology. Using Smartboards, interactive language-learning websites (in various languages), and developing cyber pen-pals between like-minded schools in our neighborhood and abroad, we will acquire more sensitivity to cultural and linguistic diversity in our community, and become better-equipped global citizens for the 21st century.
Teching Up the Nature of Science 2 to 5
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Fourth grade GPS Standards:S4CS8. Students will understand important features of the process of scientific inquiry & S4CS7. Students will be familiar with the character of scientific knowledge and how it is achieved. Students will explore these standards while keeping a video diary of developing results & an online log for their peers to "question" as well.
Techno Lit 3 to 5
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This lessons includes a variety of technology to publish expository texts so they can be viewed on iPod touches and iPads.
Technolgy and Thematic Lessons in Literature 9 to 12
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Students will use the Flip VideoT cameras to record their book reviews and Socratic Circle discussion groups while analyzing the thematic lessons of their books and how they apply to real-wolrd isssues. These videos will then be linked by the students to the Media Center online web site for school-wide viewing.
Technology Across the Curriculum K to 5
Students will be using digital cameras in Math, Language Arts, and Science. They will be producing symmetry pictures, a scrapbook, and learn how a camera and an eye are similar.
Technology and the Environment 6 to 6
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Student teams will observe the effect of technology on the environment by constucting a grow column and planting grass seed. Teams will keep a jounral that records the growth and the effects on the grass of acid rain, salt and oil.
Technology as a Tool of Science 9 to 12
Digital cameras and Tool Factory will be used in a variety of projects in several classes. The objective is to show students the tools that can assist them in the recording, cataloging and sharing of science information.
Technology in Art 3 to 12
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Cubism using Digital Photography
Technology made easy: Scholastic News Magazines P-K to 6
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This lesson will help your young readers develop the essential literacy and critical thinking skills they need to become successful students.
Technology Proposals 8 to 12
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In this lesson, the students will first research types of technology available for schools. Next they will put together proposals to persuade the school/company to go with their recommendations.
Technology Rich Romeo and Juliet Lesson Plan 9 to 10
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The students will understand Romeo and Juliet and as a result will produce and present a Storyboard that demonstrates a scene’s importance.
Technology with nouns 1 to 2
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A Lesson on using technology and nouns to bring interest and engagement to a lesson.
Technology-Assisted "7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens" 9 to 10
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This unit teaches teens the underlying principles that are essential to achieving their goals and personal success. The activities, described in detail below, support an understanding of each of the 7 Habits along with any important terms and the application of those habits into the daily lives of the students through the implementation of “baby steps” that will be monitored twice a week by the students’ personal mentor and supplemented with a wide range of technological hardware and applications.
Teen, Drugs and Alcohol PSA 6 to 12
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The Students will create an informative video on a health topic related to alcohol, tobacco and other drugs with a group of their peers.
Text and Technology Based Literacy 3 to 3
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Students will demonstrate understanding of character traits, central message, and how chapters build on one another in the book The Stories Julian Tells. This will be accomplished through Learnzillion.com, the use of collaborative groups, independent reading, and teacher scaffolding.
The "FLIP IT" Experience 9 to 12
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This lesson uses technology, multimedia, business, and journalism skills in a real-life application to produce a high school yearbook. Journalism is a class that captures memories for historical reference. It requires many academic and social skills in collaboration for the preservation of intangible treasures.
The "Point" of Me... and GeoMEtry 3 to 5
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This is an interactive story in which geometry vocabulary is introduced and associated with each other as a story unfolds. The students not only listen to the story but create a story board in which the geometry vocabulary becomes clear in differentiated ways.
The Algebra of Angry Birds© 6 to 8
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Angry Birds is a popular application (app) that features birds that are launched from a slingshot at green pigs. Students will explore algebraic and physics content that is embedded in the game.
The Amazing Race-Physical Science 9 to 12
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The students will compete in a race around the school while reviewing physical science concepts.
The Art of Video 5 to 5
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After learning about post-modern dancer, choreographer, and film-maker Yvonne Raines, students will create an improvisational dance. They will enhance the meaning and effect of their 16 count movement phrase by videoing the dance at different camera angles.
The Autobiography of a Middle School 6 to 8
The multidisciplinary project would use the Olympus Digital Cameras and Tool Factory Software to help define and build school unity, self-esteem, and culture through student-made pictures, essays, biographies, and art. The final goal of this project will be an autobiographical photo-essay slide show that the student council will present to their peers, parents, faculty, and school board at their eighth grade graduation ceremony.
The Bird's Word Video Podcast K to 12
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Students collaborate in small groups to write a script which explains, demonstrates, and gives examples of a specific part of a large topic (for example, one part of the water cycle). Each group films themselves using Flip Video Cameras and then the parts are assembled into one video which explains the large topic.
The Butterfly Effect P-K to P-K
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After studying the rise of Hitler and the Nazi regime, students are asked to think about the "butterfly effect" regarding negative events that happened in various countries because Hitler was the Fuhrer. This project begins with research, includes history, contains digital tools, incorporates fiction, and ends with a classroom presentation.
The Daily Scoop K to 12
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With this lesson plan, students get a chance to be the classroom reporter, record their newscast, and then upload the video to the classroom website. This is a great way for students to practice their writing and speaking skills while sharing the classroom events with their parents and community.
The Differences Among Us 5 to 8
In this beginning of the year activity, students will get to know each other by sharing cultural differences which make their families unique. Students will experience the personal stories of their peers, understand that all families are different, and accept that it's okay to be different.
The Five Senses K to K
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•.This unit will focus on the use of the five senses to develop a heightened awareness of the world. Skill development is centered on observing, describing and classifying objects. Students will use their senses to describe objects and identify common properties. Students will develop more refined methods of observation, ability to make more detailed descriptions and an increasing ability to differentiate among similar objects on the basis of one, and then multiple, characteristics. Describing objects will involve making measurements of various properties and comparing them to other reference points (e.g., a color chart).
The Flat WSD Students 1 to 5
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The students create stories, a movie and a book about how they become flat after reading the story "Flat Stanley". This is written for Deaf students, however it could be easily modified for hearing students.
The Flea P-K to 2
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Allows students, in a small goup grades k-2, to pracitce the social skills of listening, sitting still, and having a good listening body. Those important foundational social skills.
The Flip Side 6 to 8
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Students will use their Flip cameras to chronicle their experience at a local food pantry and share their experience with the rest of the school and local community organizations.
The Great Depression-A tale of misery and hope 7 to 12
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This lesson will seek to explore images using Smart-board technology while making observations and inferences in describing the period of the Great Depression. Was it a time period that was misery, or was there a tremendous hope for the United States during this period? Students will use photographs shown to support their answer to this essential question.
The Greatest Generation Voice Thread 6 to 8
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After hearing a guest speaker(s) from the Greatest Generation, create Voice Threads that showcase their lives, and their contributions to America during WWII
The History of Daily Life in America: An Inquiry-based Unit Plan P-K to 8
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By completing an inquiry-based project, students will be able to compare the various ways people lived in the 1800’s to the way we live today. Students will learn how to form a good inquiry question, effectively search the web for answers and synthesize the information found to form a deep understanding of the topic. Students will prepare a Power Point presentation of their knowledge to share with the class. At the very end of this unit, students will take part in a living history lesson and act like people living in the 1800’s.
The human body - skeletal system 6 to 6
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Students will learn about the skeletal system of the human body. This includes how the skeleton supports the body in addition to protecting its soft, vulnerable organs.
The Living Biography 4 to 12
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Use podcasting to have students create a living audio biography of someone they've studied.
THE LONG AND SHORT OF IT - SHADOWS K to 2
Kindergarten through Second Grade students will explore light and shadows in science.
The Middle Ages Meet Modern Technology 11 to 11
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Students will use mobile devices to go on a pilgrimage through the Middle Ages. Students will make stops throughout their journey to gather background information to provide a context for the reading of The Canterbury Tales.
The Mini-Me People Iditarod 9 to 12
I work at Warren Project TEACH/TEC (Teen Education and Child Health/Transitional Education Center). We are an Alternative High School for Parenting and Pregnant Teenagers and Students at Risk.
The Outsiders Unit Plan 7 to 9
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The students will read The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton and complete a digital-based lesson plan that incorporates the novel.
The Planet Mars 5 to 8
I created this lesson plan so that my fifth grade students would be able to compare and contrast the planets of Mars and Earth, and further build their knowledge of the solar system.
The Science of Balls 3 to 5
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Lesson will have studnets examining why each sport requires a different ball. Measurement, science, math are incorporated.
The Shape of Things K to 3
The students will use digital cameras to find examples of circle, squares, and triangles around them.
The Soundtrack of Your Life 6 to 12
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Every sound tells a story. In this Language Arts lesson, students learn about poetic elements, tone, and personal connection by creating their own soundtrack of the major events, experiences, passions in their lives. The final product is a Glogster page.
The STEM Train! 7 to 8
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The STEM Train will be a school-wide program for students to create exploration through video-making, short films and documentaries. Students will become mini filmmakers. They will use the latest technology to make video presentations in class. Digital Cameras will be the source of our videos, but in order to “create” magic, we will need more electronic equipment.
The stoichiometry behind pollution 9 to 12
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In many grammar schools, students are made aware of the need to recycle and be earth conscious citizens. However, they have no concept of the amount of how much they save in their efforts. Through this lesson, students will be able to quantize the amount of pollution they are preventing through stoichiometry. Students will then create posterboards with their research to convince the school and local community that pollution is a problem and carpooling is a simple solution.
The Student Becomes the Teacher 7 to 8
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We know that sometimes students learn better from their peers. In this lesson plan, the content that is to be taught in class is divided and taught by the students for the students.
The Very Important Me Project K to 2
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First Grade Students will create a project using various computer applications to show their skills they have learned in first grade, including the use of Microsoft Word, Paint, and the Video Star App. They will be combining these skills with ones they are learning in the classroom including sentence structure, punctuation and capital letters.
The Wealth Effect 9 to 12
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“The Wealth Effect” is a comprehensive based learning activity that engages and promotes sound financial thinking and planning by incorporating numerous aspects of the Personal Financial Literacy NJ core curriculum content standards through a series of integrated lessons.
The Wonder of Seeing the Best in Ourselves- A+ Attitude 6 to 6
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Students will read the novel Wonder by RJ Palacio, learn about theme, character, perspective and the steps of writing a research paper. The students will then create a research paper, an oral presentation and a citizenship project that promotes compassion.
The Year Is New, The Bugs Are Too! 3 to 5
The yearly theme for the elementary library is"Go Buggy For Books." This science theme is used to teach library skills.
Think It, Write It, Create It, K to 5
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Students will author, illustrate, and create digital book collections to share with the school and to promote reading through the use of technology.
Thomas Eakins: Scenes from Everyday Life 7 to 8
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This lesson will introduce Thomas Eakins as a photographer and painter. The students will apply Eakins' method of integrating photos into paintings
Through Our Eyes 9 to 9
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“The House on Mango Street” by Sandra Cisneros is a novel that addresses many important themes, but none more important than poverty. But simply talking about a world problem does not teach my students as much as a hands-on problem solving project would! Upon completing the novel, my students will tackle the final project “Through Our Eyes.”
Through our eyes 4 to 8
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A guest speaker will introduce students to basic photography techniques and skills. Students will use cameras to capture the beauty of their lives. Each student will choose his or her favorite image to paint and to write a short descriptive essay.
Through the Eyes of a Lens 3 to 5
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Students will use point and shoot camera to take pictures of the world around them. They will learn to edit, print, and sell pictures.
Time Capsule Essay (A Letter to Future Students) 2 to 4
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Dozier Elementary's Time Capsule Project Link shows all information @http://www.vrml.k12.la.us/dozier/eye/09_10/TimeCapsule09_10/projects.htm
Time Warp Interview 3 to 5
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With the aid of technology and a bit of creativity students will travel back in time and interview leaders of early America. Students will then be paired up to conduct interviews to portray the qualities of a great leader.
Topography: Know the topography of your neighborhood 6 to 8
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Students will examine the relationship between the topography of their neighborhood on digital topographic maps and the actual topography of their neighborhood. Students will walk around their neighborhood while taking pictures and videotaping the area to see how these compare to the topographic maps.
Tour Guide of WIllow Bend K to 6
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Second language learners (ELL) will create a tour of Willow Bend School reflecting on what a newcomer would need to know. Students will use their past experiences to compare and contrast Willow Bend to other schools around the world. The video will include all aspects of school; teachers, support staff, locations, activities, etc.
Tour of African History 3 to 11
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Students will explore African history by taking a gallery walk through an interactive museum, exploring Africa's geography and taking a virtual field trip.
Tour the Solar System 4 to 6
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The students in my computer class will create an animated tour of each planet in our solar system. The movie will take the viewer to each planet starting at the sun.
Transition Planning-Technology in Professions 9 to 10
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This lesson plan is designed to help student with disabilities (in a Study Skills class for students with IEP's) research and understand how technology is vital in almost every career, particularly health-related careers. It is also designed to show students how technology may help them in their current schooling and future career goals.
Tree Trekkers 4 to 5
Students will photograph, identify, classify and write about trees in their school yard, the immediate neighborhood and in their own neighborhood. The will publish a booklet and/or a slide show about their trees.
Trees For Trout! 4 to 4
Classroom project that incorporates forestry and fish to investigate the lifecycle of trout and the effects of forest practices on them.
TRI-SCI 1 Video Launch K to 4
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Student(s) will construct and fly a model rocket with a video camera onboard. Video will alos be made of the construction and shared with other students/grades.
Tune in tonight 6 to 8
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We will learn about the growth of imperalism and how countries in Africa and Asia are colonized by Europeans. We will discuss the impact of imperialism on these countries in Africa and Asia
Tuning the World One Note at a Time 6 to 8
This project is intended to broaden the horizon for our small town students. Students will produce a DVD movie/music video highlighting the world of music as its focal point.
Tutorial Videos K to 5
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Videos created for school and community access to impact student learning. Students use videos to review concepts, work at their own pace, and gain confidence.
TVTV News 9 to 12
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We are a technology-rich school that wants to take things to the next level! We would like to introduce students to the world of news broadcast journalism and create a daily newscast to deliver that day's announcements.
Twenty-First Century Social Skills Instruction 2 to 5
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This project uses video taped self modeling technique to help students learn and practice appropriate social behaviors.
Un anuncio comercial 10 to 12
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Students will create their own comercial using movie maker
Underground Railroad 4 to 6
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This project is to enhance the learning in the classroom by researching information on a variety of topics and creating a tri fold with the computer teacher, learnign a song and the meaning of it with the music teacher, and creating art with the art teacehr . In addition to the art and music pieces, the research will be used in a tri fold (which is a technology goal for this grade).
Unit: Introduction to Coding Lesson: Code K to K
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Students will discuss the idea of a "code" and use the terms sequence, command, and algorithm while working to build a code. Students will use a variety of devices to learn about code including an iPad, the Daisy the Dinosaur app, task cards, legos, and coding block cards. Students will work independently and in small groups for this lesson.
UNIVERSAL BUS STOP 9 to 12
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As a culminating activity, my Advanced Placement seniors create a script and storyboard combining literary characters and historical figures. The presentation must begin at a bus stop, and the identity of the characters / people should be made evident through dress, dialogue, and actions.
Up close and personal 4 to 5
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Students will take 3-4 pictures of an object of their choice, all extremely close up. Students will then make a display of their pictures so other students can guess what object was being photographed.
Using Flip Video to Identify and Analyze Figurative Language 6 to 8
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Students will be divided into collaborative groups of 2 or 3. They will be assigned a type of figurative language which they will need to define and provide a dramatic interpretation using that type of figurative language on video.
Using Flipgrid to Teach Hamlet 10 to 10
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Students will use Flipgrid to demonstrate their understanding of each act of Shakespeare's Hamlet. They will create social media posts for characters and act out/modernize scenes.
Using laptops to make short films 9 to 12
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My dream is for all students to have a laptop, in order to incorporate academic content through film creation. Computer resources used are FinalDraft and FinalCutPro.
Using Math Explorer Series as a Center 1 to 7
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Students will use the Math Explorer series to enhance and support their learning of concepts taught in class. Students will have this to do as one of the centers since it will be a group of four, if the computers are available; if not it will be in teams.
Using Our Senses 1 to 1
We will go on a nature walk and use digital cameras to capture the things we learn about using our five senses.
Using Podcasts to teach about the Constitutional Convention 7 to 8
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Using Netbooks with webcams and a Smartboard to create and share Podcasts. Students will participate in discussions and the creation of Podcasts by taking advantage of the interactive nature of table Netbooks and a classroom Smartboard.
Using Rhetoric in Speeches 8 to 12
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Students will analyze "I have a Dream," "Old Major's Speech," and "Imagine" for the three rhetorical devices (ethos, logos, and pathos). They will then create podcasts in which they give their own speech for the world using the three rhetorical devices
Using Tablets for Project Based Learning in Science 6 to 6
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Students will be able to use net books, laptops, and digital cameras to successfully complete learning projects that meet expectations in our new CCSS as well as the forthcoming Next Generation Science Standards. Tablets will enable students to conduct necessary research as well as produce digital presentations that they will share with their classmates.
Using Technology to Create a Portfolio, One Letter At a Time 4 to 4
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Students will create a variety of written assignments, covering all subject areas, using Tool Factory Workshop. Throughout the year the students will write poems, essays, summaries, book reviews and they will create graphs, presentations, and spreadsheets to show their learning throughout the school year.
Using technology to engage students in science through inquiry research 11 to 12
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My students love to talk about the latest YouTube video so why not engage them through video based research projects? As a central part of an ethology (animal behavior) inquiry research project, my advanced biology students will be collecting data in small groups at a local zoo.
Using the Computer Safety and Ettiquette P-K to P-K
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Teaching students to use the computer safely and correctly. Learning what information is safe to share and what can harm us.
Using Vokis to Identify Fiction and Nonfiction Texts P-K to 3
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Students will use technology tools and create a talking character (Vokis) to distinguish the difference between fiction and nonfiction text genres.
Van Gogh Self-Portrait 7 to 10
Students will create a self-portrait in the style of Van Gogh.
VERB-alize P-K to K
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Still-shots and short video clips will be used to illustrate action verbs for hearing-handicapped preschoolers. The photographs and clips will include the manual sign, appropriate setting, and modeled target action. These will be integrated into lessons presented via Smartboard technology and into vocabulary/communication journals.
Video Buddies K to 8
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Hamden elementary students and Beijing elementary students will correspond with each other through technology which includes use of the Flip Video Camera. Students will use the video camera to introduce family members, pets, and record important events such as birthdays and holiday celebrations.
Video Modeling for Children with Autism 2 to 5
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This lesson uses videos to teach children with autism. The current skill being worked on is playing a game.
Video Scavenger Hunt: Is It Alive? 1 to 1
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This is a 5-day lesson in which students learn the characteristics of living and nonliving things. Students will go outside to find living and nonliving things and film themselves describing their objects and explaining how they classified them.
Video Vocab 9 to 12
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Students will create short, humorous video skits to illustrate vocabulary words in context.
Video Yearbook/Senior Video 9 to 12
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The Video Yearbook/Senior Video will be an ongoing year-long project. During the school year students will film school events such as sports and homecoming, drama and music productions, and club activities, and graduation. Tool Factory Movie Maker will be used to edit the clips for a Video Yearbook which will be burned to DVD.
Videographies 4 to 5
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Students will create a presentation about a person who is famous for being an honest individual, a risk-taker, a helper to others, or a promoter of freedom using podcasting or vodcasting tools.
Vintage Photography 9 to 12
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Learn about Photography and Art in the turn of the century. Use costumes and props from the 1900s and create the mood of that time era in a Photograph.
Virtual Book Talk K to 12
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Students present their oral book reports in a video format. They will work in partners or teams of three to plan, record, and edit their videos.
Virtual Math Portfolio 7 to 9
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Students will create a customized web page to post a series of unit-based math projects. They will keep a copy of the web page as a virtual portfolio of their exciting math year.
Virtual Museum of Musical Instruments 4 to 8
Students create and build their own musical instruments based on existing characteristics of the four families of the symphony orchestra. They will take photographs of their completed instruments, record the sounds and post them to an existing web site which showcases student work. They will also create their own web page which will be attached to the teacher web site.
Virtual Travel Plan 4 to 8
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This lesson was created for 4th grade students in North Carolina. It integrates many areas of the curriculum including mathematics, social studies, and language arts. Students design a virtual trip through North Carolina to learn about the history and symbols of North Carolina.
Visualizing Vocabulary in an Ecosystem 6 to 6
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Learning about the pond ecosystem will be combined with a creative communication project, greatly enhanced by photographs taken with NEW DIGITAL CAMERAS!!
Vocabulary Puzzle P-K to 12
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My students need lots of opportunities to learn new vocabulary. Making puzzles with the vocabulary words and definitions gives students opportunities to use hands-one activities to learn the new words.
Vocabulary Taboo Review 3 to 12
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This lesson is a twist on the card game "Taboo", where people aim to describe a word at the top of the card, but are not allowed to use the "Taboo" words printed on the card in their description.
Vocabulary Videos 9 to 12
This lesson integrates vocabulary research with script-writing, performance, and videography to give English Language Development students, along with Special Education and General Education students a better command of the English Language while gaining experience in filmography.
Voice and Choice Technology Integrated Independent Reading Projects 3 to 5
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The students will demonstrate voice and choice in their technology integrated independent reading projects.The students will pick from a genre choice board and project choice board to complete their independent reading project.The students read the book outside of class and complete their book project in class on book project day (One class period devoted to completing book project and starting presentations.)
Voice of Democracy 9 to 12
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Record your original 3 to 5 minute (+ or - 5 seconds) essay on a standard cassette tape or CD on the 2010-11 theme "Does My Generation Have a Role In America's Future" Label your cassette or CD and neatly typed essay with your name and completed entry form.
Voice of History 7 to 12
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Radio programs dominated national consciousness from the beginning of the 1900s to the dawn of television, and they were known for their abundant creativity, their clever advertising, and their infinite reach. Recreate the joy and drama with quick research, a few voice recorders, and a solid editing program.
Walk a Day in my Moccasins P-K to 5
Using a video camcorder to record a day in the life of another student who either is ELL or ESL or Special Needs (Austism) so that other students can see how these students deal with the challenging day at school.
Want to Drag?! (: 6 to 8
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This lesson plan will present 7th & 8th grade students with engaging, motivating, and fun hands-on engineering opportunity to create, design, fabricate, test, and competitively race scale model cars for aerodynamics and performance
Wanted - Dead or Alive 3 to 6
After learning about trickster tales, students will create clay models of a trickster, create a mug shot which will be used on a life-size wanted poster. Students will also photograph and animate the trickster using the Claymation software in Whole Class Fresco. Finally, students will design games based on a trickster tale for younger students.
WANTED: GOOD CHARACTERS! 2 to 4
Students will use digital cameras and desktop publishing to recreate WANTED posters of the old Wild West. Only this time, they will be looking for good characters!
Water Conservation Video Lab 8 to 12
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This lesson plan was created in an effort to have students become advocates for the world they live in. Students are asked to creating a Public Service Announcement Video for Water Conservation.
We Are Authors! 2 to 2
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Students will use Clip Art Station and Microsoft Word to create a book.
We have a dream.... 4 to 8
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Students will use the Flip ULTRA 120-minute Camcorders to recreate Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous "I have a dream..." speech with a little twist!
Weather Forecast 4 to 5
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Students will use weather terms, tools and current weather conditions to create a 4-day forecast and present it to the class.
Weather Forecast Project 6 to 12
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How can you use software available on a Mac laptop to best create a professional weather forecast that demonstrates your ability to read and interpret a weather map?
Weather Forecast Project 6 to 12
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How can you use software available on a Mac laptop to best create a professional weather forecast that demonstrates your ability to read and interpret a weather map?
Weather or Not? 2 to 3
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Students become junior meteorologists and create forecast for their fellow students.
Weather Watchers 2 to 5
Students will observe weather collecting data from hand made and scientific instruments and the internet weather resources. They will correspond with weather professionals and devise their own weather forecasting video using their knowledge and vocabulary.
Weathering Project 6 to 6
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After studying weathering in class student will demonstrate their knowledge of weathering by creating a digital project.
Web 2.0 - Video Sharing 9 to 12
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Create a video to share on a Video Sharing Site (Youtube, Flickr, etc.). Through this lesson, the student will become proficient at sharing files online using the various Video Sharing Sites. Students will use Tool Factory Movie Maker to edit and produce the video.
Webquest - Westward Ho! 3 to 8
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Work as a group to investigate life on the trail using various resources and Internet links. As a result of the research, students will write an article.
Website Evaluation 2 to 5
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Students will visit 3 websites with iPad minis and converse at their table to give them an evaluation.
Weekly Current Events Podcasts 9 to 12
Student pairs pick a week of the school year and they are responsible for creating a 5 minute podcast that sums up the week. They should include school activity news, school sports and academic news, and then community news and entertainment.
Welcome to BIS! - A Student-created Video for New Students 3 to 3
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Blackhawk Intermediate School has approximately 600 students in grades 3-5. Second graders from two primary buildings move to BIS each Fall which can be overwhelming as the building is much bigger than their previous buildings. Third graders will create a welcome video to introduce new students to BIS and help make this transition easier.
Welcome to Kindergarten Scavenger Hunt K to K
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I invite the parent and students into the classroom to complete a classroom scavenger hunt prior to the first day of school so students can become comfortable in their new surroundings. After the hunt I allow them to do a craft and play with some of the toys in the classroom.
Welcome to Marshall Road! 2 to 12
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To help our transient families feel more comfortable in their new surroundings, a booklet will be created to include pictures of important people and places found within the school as well as an accompanying description who the individuals are and what happens in certain places. This is an interesting opportunity for students to find out more about their surroundings and to practice effective communication skills.
Welcome to Our School ! 6 to 8
Overview - using a camera for an ongoing class project will allow students to capture on film any and all projects done in classes for the year, Teacher expectations, and how to get around at our school. The selected activities will be documented and used to make additions and subtractions in an effort to make all projects more student friendly, and to familiarize parents and students with their new school.
Welcome to Our School! 3 to 5
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This lesson plan is designed to teach students how to develop perspective, boost creativity, and promote communication and collaboration skills. Students will create a video about our school intended for new students to feel more comfortable and knowledgeable about our school before arriving on their first day.
What are Numbers?: Learning to Add K to 1
Students explore digital camera use while learning basic math concepts and simple number identification.
What can I learn about myself and others 10 to 12
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My kids have autism, ADD/ADHD, and emotional disturbance. They create a introduction using SeeSaw ( a school app). This can be done through art,video, writing or photo. They add descriptive details on their post and then share it with their classmates who then post a comment.
What can we learn from a box of crayons? K to 5
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Working in groups of 3-4 students, students will collaboratively (using a storyboard to plan and organize) create a time lapse stop motion movie through iMotion that expresses one unique characteristic about each child.
What Do You Know About Your Town? 2 to 3
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Lessons that help students learn a little about their own community. Lesson is generated for Erath, Louisiana, however can be adapted to any area.
What Do You Put Stock Into? 6 to 8
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Overview: In this unit, students will learn basics about the stock market. Students will choose and “buy” stock in a company. He/she will check the price of the stock each day and record in a spreadsheet. At the end of the allotted time, students will create a graph depicting losses and gains. After evaluating their data, students will compose a summary report which will include their losses/ gains and possible reasons for the outcome.
What Firemen Read 9 to 12
Armed with digital cameras, iPods with recorders, and great attitutdes, students will interview community members and find out what their favorite books are and why. Students will compile the results in both print and web formats and share their findings with the world.
What is the FAFSA? 11 to 12
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Aim: The purpose of this lesson is… To familiarize students with what the FAFSA is and the steps to complete it. To familiarize students with what the CSS Profile is and the steps to complete it. To have Junior students submit their necessary materials, so they can be prepared for financial aid early. To have Senior students complete their FAFSA, so they can receive aid for school.
What Makes a Great Plate? Nutrition for Today 4 to 5
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Students will make informational posters, focusing on the new “MyPlate” nutrition guidelines from the USDA. Using the Tool Factory Word Processor, students will design posters that will be displayed in the school cafeteria to encourage the student body to make wise choices within each food group.
What The Giver Society is Missing 6 to 12
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Student will create a slideshow about The Giver by Lois Lowry. They will show why some of the rules in that community are actually not beneficial and are quite harmful.
What's in a Story--A Short Story/Film Unit 5 to 12
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Students analyze and evaluate "story" through both the written word of short story and the visual images of short film. The lesson/unit culminates in a production of a short film. This is run in a workshop format, with mini-lessons and some direct instruction/practice of skills as the project unfolds.
What's Living in the Water? 6 to 12
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Students assess water quality of a local pond through observation and testing. Students link changes in seasons to changes in water quality.
What's the Matter? 1 to 5
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Students explore the 3 states of matter, as well as the combination of these states, through the use of a digital camera. Students then create Photo Stories about matter to share.
When I Grow Up P-K to 1
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You often hear young children say, "When I grow up I wanna be a__." Here is a meaningful story prompt and a great opportuntiy to teach community helpers.
Where Oh Where Did the Sand Go 2 to 5
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Students will build a sand/soil mound and record the erosion of the mound using pictures and videos. The students will then record their data and create a movie to make the erosion time lapsed.
Where should we go? 4 to 5
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For this lesson, students are to create a digital poster using the program called Glogster EDU. (edu.glogster.com) On their poster, students are to describe three places that they would like to visit within a state found within the United States.
Where We Come From—A Culturally Responsive Writing Lesson 4 to 5
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Goals: (1) Students will communicate and collaborate listing details that represent their learning group; (2) Students will write a “We Come From” poem that represents their learning group; (3) Students will create a Wordle that represents their learning group.
Who Are QR? 3 to 7
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Use your tablet to create a QR "Who Is" activity that allows self checking.
Who Ate Archy the Anchovy 4 to 6
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In this lesson, students will use flip cams to film clues about members in the marine food chain. The goal is to solve the puzzle of who ate Archy the Anchovy! Once clues are filmed, an interactive PowerPoint will be created for students to complete a problem-solving activity to solve this mystery!
Who cares? 8 to 12
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Everybody says, "don't talk about religion or politics" but this is what we do in Civics. Apathy is our number one problem in this country, the antiserum is activity.
Who stole the Halloween candy? 4 to 6
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Our school's Fall Festival is just around the corner and the candy has been stolen. Students will investigate by videotaping evidence, collecting fingerprints and teeth impressions, and recording their step by step processing of this crime.
Who wants Pi? 9 to 12
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Pre-Algebra (special day class) Students discover the value of Pi the same way the Greeks did. They will measure the circumference and diameter of various circular objects around school such as trash can lids, wheels, trees, flagpoles, and whatever else they can find.
Who's the Man? Men of the French & Indian War and Road to the Revolution 5 to 6
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Who's the Man? Men of the French & Indian War and Road to the Revolution
Who's Who in the Art World 2 to 5
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Students study famous artist and their works, through Internet resource using social bookmarking. The create biographies and recreate famous works then create online portfolios of their final project.
Why salt the roads? 10 to 12
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This lesson focuses on why states like Illinois must salt the roads during the winter. We will focus not only on the why but which type of salt is most efficient and safe for the environment.
Why teach Jet Toys? (Tool Factory Movie Maker ) 5 to 5
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Students will use what digital cameras to capture to importance of learning force and motion through Jet Toys.
Wiki Jisho 8 to 12
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This is a student-created and student maintained thematic Japanese-English dictionary.
Wilson- On the Road Again 5 to 5
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Students check out Wilson and a Flip and document the experiences they have.
Women and the Right to Vote 7 to 8
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Change can not happen unless someone chooses to take a stand and have a voice that will not be silenced. Women fought for change and were not willing to be put on the shelf. Both men and women need to be able to speak up for things they believe will make changes in the world today.
WORDS: A Lesson in Collaboration (Disguised as a Lesson on Homophones/Homonyms) 6 to 12
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Students work in groups to plan, create, edit, and share a collaborative, creative video on homophones and homonyms to share with the world.
World History Tool Factory Workshop Fun! 6 to 8
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Students will make a database of each of the ancient civilizations covered and then use the word processor program to make presentations on each of them.
World of Quadrilaterals 7 to 12
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Why is it important to know the properties of quadrilaterals? How can we use it in our real life?
Write A Story 1 to 5
Using a wikispace, students will work together to complete a story. Each student will create a story starter, and classmates will add sentences one at a time to create a completed story.
Write My Name P-K to P-K
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In this lesson, students take pictures and use a computer with iMovie to make a digital story of a slowmotion video of how to write their name, so they can practice independently.
Write to Read 6 to 8
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There is nothing more motivating than teaching to the interests of students, and what middle school students' interests revolve around themselves and their friends. Digital storytelling of the school year gives them a voice and leades to improved language arts skills.
Writers are Explorers 1 to 2
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Students will use the internet to research information about their favorite animal using Discovery Learning and National Geographic Kids. Students will use the information found online to write an Informational Text that will be presented to parents at a Writers Celebration.
Writing and Illustrating a Digital Children's Picture Book 6 to 8
Students will use digital cameras and Photoshop to create the pictures for a children's picture book which will be made into a hand bound book.
Writing Classroom Agreements using Inspiration & Word to Go 3 to 8
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At the beginning of the year, the class will create a "Classroom Constitution" using Inspiration software and, as an option for classrooms w/ Palm Pilots, Word to Go. Students will brainstorm as a class a list of behaviors that they think will help the classroom environment be conducive to learning & to show how they can become better citizens in their class.
Writing Equivalent Expressions 9 to 12
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This involves writing equivalent expressions using area model and exploring difference of squares through an interactive activity.
Writing Opinion Statements through Edmodo and Scholastic News 2 to 4
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In my classroom, the children use a program called Edmodo which is an online blogging system. The students read a Scholastic News article on Edmodo and post their thoughts and reactions through online conversations.
Writing Prompt 3 to 12
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Students must stay on topic when given a writing prompt. This lesson will help them think about the process with the end in mind.
Written in Bones 6 to 8
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Students will read literary and informational texts about the stories of our past to understand how different texts offer unique historical perspectives and how authors sometimes alter details of history to serve a purpose. Students will express their understanding by corroborating details of the past, deciphering an author’s purpose, and writing their own fictionalized version of a historical account.
WWII News Reporters 10 to 12
Students report on a major battle from WWII as news anchors and on-scene reporters. Students also create a Propaganda Poster from that period.
Yearbook Photo Catcher 3 to 5
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Students in grades 3-5 are encourage to help capture our school's history by taking photos for the yearbook. They are taught how to use the camera and how to take care of it. Then they are encourage to start catching the history by pointing the camera and getting the shot!
Yes We Can! Students with Autism & Downs-Syndrome on the Drums! K to 12
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Students with profound special needs, such as autism, Downs-syndrome, CP, & medically fragile conditions, will participate in a variety of exciting experiential activities, including adaptive percussion & drumming, Karaoke type music, and using American Sign Language to express themselves to music. Project will be documented via video and digital pictures and shown to the school body in a music video format.
Your Weekend Weather - on a Flip Camera 12 to 12
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Students in my senior elective, Atmospheric Science, research, write and produce a video weekend weather forecast for New York City and Los Angeles. Filmed on a Flip camera, the videos are posted on Youtube.
Zoom into Microscopy 6 to 8
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Students will use digital cameras to document their inquiries into microscopic life. Digital images will be used to assemble picture books that show the detail of an organism as seen with the human eye, through a hand lens, and at each power of the microscope.
“Flip” the Table on Bullying K to 4
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Newell Elementary students will create a series of skits to promote effective social problem-solving techniques. Each skit will highlight the most common scenarios of bullying at each grade level. These videos will be shown to all elementary students in an effort to reinforce positive social skills in the classrooms.
“Go Green” – A lesson in Movie Maker: Using digital cameras to make it personal. 7 to 12
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This multi-class period lesson includes the use of digital cameras and Move Maker (or other video editing software) to create a presentation of ways in which students can take environmentally friendly actions in their everyday lives. This lesson can be flexible to different age levels and different time constraints. Other songs can be used to convey the "Go Green" theme based on teacher and student preferences.
“Through the Eyes of a Child- Student Photography” Elementary Level – Visual Arts 2 to 5
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Students will experience the beauty of literacy through the use of photography. Teacher guided photography instruction will focus on the subject areas of reading and writing skills to help students become better readers.
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