About Us
Our Team
Our Impact
FAQs
News
Contact Us

Advanced Search
Search results for Light:
Browse All Lesson Plans
Lesson Plan Name Grades
Expert Projects: Sound, Heat and Light 4 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
From Future Flight to Past Flight 5 to 8
By integrating a virtual learning environment with a real-world, hands-on experience, students experience a higher level of understanding. Furthermore, by teaching others, students exercise their own creativity and long term recognition.
Hero Highlights 4 to 12
The high school students will collaborate with elementary students to create a vodcast biography or a fictional story of the elementary student. The elementary student will create a biography of the high school student.
Light Sport Aircraft Design Challenge 7 to 10
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Lights! Camera! Action! 5 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
In this lesson, students will use resources to explore the functions of digital cameras. Students will then use a digital camera to take photos which will utilize simple photography configuration principles. Students use their photos to share ideas and information in the community and with peers, both in person and online.
Lights, Camera, Action! 3 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Using Flip Cameras and editing software, students will create videos of students performing a weekly reading selection.
Lights, Camera, Action! A Filmed Chemistry Demonstration. 10 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
In this authentic high school chemistry assessment, students use FLIP cameras to write, film, and edit a chemical reaction demonstration. Students will practice using safe lab practices and include a discussion of the chemical reaction theory. This lesson is designed to take place during a 90-minute block period with the subsequent 45-minute period used to edit the films.
NoteFlight Recorder Lesson Plan 3 to 4
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
In this lesson, I will have 3rd/4th graders compose short pieces in Noteflght Learn software and play them on the recorder.
Parabolas in Flight 9 to 12
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
Students will film a trajectory then calculate the quadratic model for their trajectory. They will create a video to display online at teachertube.
PROJECT H.O.P.E. (Highlighting Opportunities for Potential Employment) 4 to 5
This is an exciting Career Exploration Unit that allows students to integrate technology skills while researching various careers.
Understanding light and sound through visual representations and robotics 3 to 5
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
In this lesson, students will use robotics to learn about sensing and reacting to stimuli, particularly the input magnitude of light. They will make comparisons with what they have learned about the changes in magnitude of sound and how the human body senses and reacts to sound.
A New Way of Looking 5 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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 New Way of Looking 5 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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 New Way of Looking 5 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Digital Photography and Movie Making 4 to 5
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students will learn skills required for digital photography and movie making while learning about the behavior of light.
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!
Taking Elaboration to the Next Level 8 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
THE LONG AND SHORT OF IT - SHADOWS K to 2
Kindergarten through Second Grade students will explore light and shadows in science.
The Robotics Obstacle Course Challenge 6 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
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."
Literary Tour of California via Vodcast 9 to 12
(0 stars, 3 ratings)
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.
"50 Ways to Use Your FlipCam" 9 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
"Board" Games 6 to 6
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
The Teacher will use the Promethean Board to create interest and review for tests in the classroom. The lesson reviewed will be for adjectives.
"The Know Show" (Think: Saturday Night Live meets Bill Nye meets Fifth Grade) P-K to 5
(0 stars, 4 ratings)
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.
"White on White" Photography 9 to 12
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
Using a variety of selected materials, students will create photographic compositions using white objects against a white background. This unit will emphasize the art elements of line, shape, texture, and value.
'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
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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 2) Applied STEM: Rocketry and its Components 6 to 8
See Part 1 for all following sections with the exception of Lesson Plan Description.
(PART 3) Applied STEM: Rocketry and its Components 6 to 8
See Part 1 for following sections with the exception of Lesson Plan Description.
(PART 4) Applied STEM: Rocketry and its Components 6 to 8
See Part 1 for the following sections with the exception of Lesson Plan Description.
1950's Socio-Cultural Mini Documentary 9 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students researched, designed, and developed historical documentaries on different cultural aspects of the 1950's. They used flip video cameras to film them and then used IMovie to edit them.
2D Project: Deep Space 10 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
In this project, the student will create a digital scene that creates the illusion of deep space. This artwork will recreate an event from the student's own everyday life using as many perspective techniques as possible.
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.
A Cleaner Today for a Greener Tomorrow 6 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students become environmentalists through community activities.
A Hip New Twist on the Past! Creating Music Video Biographies 3 to 5
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
Student motivation is a huge challenge for teachers. Students today are surrounded by multimedia sources and technology. Why not bring that into the classroom? Technology is relevant to their lives and will keep them excited as they learn.
A Hip New Twist on the Past! Creating Music Video Biographies 3 to 6
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
Student motivation is a huge challenge for teachers. Students today are surrounded by multimedia sources and technology. Why not bring that into the classroom? Technology is relevant to their lives and will keep them excited as they learn.
A tribute to Willis. 11 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
A culmination of a semester's worth of prep which includes, the history of stop motion animation, clay character design and production, writing story concepts, creating storyboards and building dioramas. All leading to the production of a digitally animated stop motion film.
A Utopian Revolution 9 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Analyzing Motion of a Tossed Ball 10 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Using digital cameras, students collect videos of their peers making basketball shots or tossing a ball in a parabolic arc. Using Vernier software, the students then analyze the motion of the object.
Animal Morphs 2 to 5
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students use photos (headshots) of themselves with the expression of an animal that they want to be. The photo sticker is placed on the paper, and the students add the rest of the body in its natural habitat. Information about the animal is written in the border of the picture.
Animation 9 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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 Book Report 6 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students will read a non-fiction book of choice and express their understanding of the book through an animation project. Students may choose clay animation, white board animation, sticky note animation or human subject/stop animation.
AP Biology & Inquiry-Based Labs 11 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Around the World in 10 Days - Landmark Project 4 to 6
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
An integrated reading/writing/geography/technology unit focused on identifying famous landmarks around the world.
At the Movies 1 to 2
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Beats Speaker Project 7 to 7
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
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
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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 Africa’s Wildlife 4 to 6
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Benton Middle School News Cast 7 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Using the digital wish grant Benton Middle School will be able to film a daily news broadcast for students to view.
Big Things-Small Packages 9 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Body Language 9 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
This unit is designed as an introduction to digital photography. The students are divided into groups and assigned roles within those groups. The goal of the lesson is to guide the students to see each other in a creative and positive light while learning the basics of photography.
Book Trailers 5 to 8
(0 stars, 3 ratings)
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
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students will produce book trailers to be shown on the morning annoucements based on books they have read as a group in class.
Butterfly's Journey through Migration 1 to 3
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
While working on a butterfly theme and unit.Math, Science and Geography can be incorporated through literature and writing.
Cameras and Shadows K to 8
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
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.
Campus Media Team 5 to 6
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Can You See What I See? 5 to 8
(0 stars, 3 ratings)
In this lesson, students will take digital pictures to represent various forms of energy and the steps involved in energy transfers and transformations. They will then create a Rebus story that can be solved using these pictures. This activity will bring to life a science concept that is usually difficult to see and understand.
Celebrations Summative Project - Kindergarten P-K to K
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
(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*
Character Education Podcasts 4 to 6
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Each month a different character trait will be focused on. Students will create and record a podcast highlighting the character trait.
CO2 Dragster Challange 7 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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!!
Coding in a Different Way! --Secret Code Messages 4 to 6
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Colonial America 4 to 6
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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 Coded Reading P-K to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students will exhibit enthusiasm when it is their time to read text when it is color coded and color assigned. Any text is broken into various colors and students read their assigned color.
Compare/Contrast Animal Kingdom Characteristics from Informational Texts P-K to P-K
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Compare/Contrast Three Native American Leaders 4 to 6
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students read three articles from PebbleGo : Sitting Bull, Chief Joseph, and Crazy Horse. Then, they will compare and contrast the three Native Americans by creating a triple Venn Diagram.
Computer and Technology Lab Projects 1 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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 Across the Atlantic 6 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
If the cameras are won 5 will be donated to our sister school in Ghana. Students in each school will then create daily life and educational videos to share across the ocean to encourage global awareness and citizenship.
Continuidad de los Parques 11 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Write a skit and film it using flip videos adding an ending to the short story Continuidad de los Parques by Julio Cortazar
Convince Me to Read 5 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students will use persuasive writing to convince me to read their novel. They will use technology to assist them in their presentation.
Cow Eye Dissection 6 to 7
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
The student will identify and locate the part's of a cow's eye. The learner will exhibit proper lab safety procedures during class.
Create a descriptive writing piece using descriptive words 2 to 2
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
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 Docents For 25 National Monuments For In Class Field Trip To DC 9 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Creating a Digital Portfolio 9 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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 School News Network 9 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students will create a TV Network where they will produce programming for the school and the school's website. This programming will include daily announcements, video shorts regarding special programs, projects, and events at the school.
Creating a Virtual Zoo: A Cross-Curriculum, Problem Based Learning Project 1 to 1
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Cubelets Challenge Beginner P-K to 5
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
The challenges are aimed at thinking about building something to meet a need, solve a problem or make something that that can help us to understand or do something.
Dakota Pipeline Lesson 11 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
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.
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.
Designing a Digital Portfolio 9 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students will design, produce, and evaluate digital portfolios. The purpose of this unit is to introduce students to digital portfolios. Web portfolios are effective tools that can help students showcase their projects to a global audience.
Differentiated Tea Party: Important Groups in Feudal Japan 7 to 12
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
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 Black and White Photography 8 to 12
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
Using a projector, digital camera, laserjet printer and powerpoint, have students create contrast photos. Using the internet, students will discuss famous black and white photographers such as Ansel Adams, American Artist and Activist .
Digital Forensics 9 to 12
Students will understand and comprehend how to investigate a crime scene and the importance of crime scene photography.
Digital Journaling in the Outdoor Classroom P-K to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Watch the progression of seeds, plants and animals from late winter till June through journaling, discussions, photography music and poetry.
Digital Research Animal Project 1 to 2
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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 Scratchboards 7 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students will learn a new art technique using digital software. Scratchboard procedures will be used to produce high contrast photographs.
Digital Storytelling - My Special Story 4 to 6
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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 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.
Digital Wildflower Collection 11 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students will learn how to use technology to communicate scientific information and explore. Students will become familiar with the diversity of native species without endangering the environment. Many rare and protected species will be able to be documented without harm.
Duck, Duck, Duck...Goose! K to 4
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
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.
Earth Day Movie Maker Documentary 9 to 12
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
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.
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.
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
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Electricity for Kids! It's Shocking!
Excel Proability with Dice 3 to 5
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
This project is a 3rd grade excel project about proability and patterns using an Excel spreadsheet and dice.
Exploration Journal 4 to 8
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
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
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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 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.
EXTRA! EXTRA! Hear all about it!! P-K to 5
(0 stars, 6 ratings)
Parents can now hear the excitement in their child's voice and see the smile on their child's face as their children share what they did throughout the week with this podcast newsletter.
Facebook: The Developers of the Atomic Theory 8 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Using the website "MyFakeWall.com" students will develop a facebook type page with friend comments and status updates on the development of the atomic theory.
Famous Americans 3 to 3
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Festivals, Fairs, and Fun and Unit Exploring Spanish Festivals 6 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Finding Your NOOK (TM) in the Classroom 9 to 12
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
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!
FISH FACE: Character Design & Animation 3 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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."
Flat Stanley Visits....Your Imagination in Claymation! 3 to 8
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
Students will enhance their literature experience by producing a Claymation movie starring Flat Stanley Goes to...their imagination!
Flipping the Science Classroom: iEnergy 4 to 5
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
What if homework was done in the classroom and the teacher lesson was watched at home? With the help of this grant I plan to flip my classroom as I engage students in creativity and interactive learning.
Forming Author's Perspective 2 to 5
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Frogs: ELA and Science 1st grade 1 to 2
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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 Athena to Zeus: Digital Stories Through the Eyes of Greek Gods and Goddesses 5 to 6
Students will use digital technology to create digital storybooks of a Greek God or Goddess.
From Flannel Board to Interactive Board P-K to 2
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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 Photos to Poetry 8 to 12
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
Students will create photographs and poems which have meaningful themes through a thoughtful and deliberate process.
Frontal Impact Safety Challenge 8 to 10
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Design and construct a vehicle that will protect an egg if the vehicle is in a front end crash.
Getting to Know the Characters in The Tempest P-K to P-K
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
This lesson is about characterization and Shakespear's play, The Tempest
Go Pro Geometry Lesson Plan P-K to P-K
(0 stars, 3 ratings)
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.
Going Greek! A companion lesson to accompany The Percy Jackson series 5 to 8
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
After reading Percy Jackson and The Olympians Book 1 The Lightning Thief, students will choose their favorite Greek mythology god and create a presentation about that character. Students will use Internet resources, Powerpoint, Smart Boards, and a document camera to prepare and present their projects.
Got Milk? 6 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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 Treasure Hunt for Knowledge 6 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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"
Graphing the growth of our Garden Beans under different conditions K to 3
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
Children will use digital cameras to take picture of the growth of the same vegetable under different conditions, and then to graph it. The project will be made into an online book, using littlebirdtales.com
Greetings, Introductions, and Farewells in Spanish. 9 to P-K
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Growing plants inside 2 to 4
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
students discover the variety of plants we can grow inside.
Growing STEM Minds Through the Growing Gardens 9 to 12
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
The nexus of our STEM activities revolves around our urban gardening center surrounding the school. The STEM activities will reach across all the subject areas including English, History, Science, Engineering, Technology and Math classes at our school.
Gumby Rules! 5 to 6
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
Using Responsive Classroom ideas, students will brainstorm classroom rules, examples of those rules, ways to apologize when rules are broken, and possible consequences. Each student will then pick one part to animate with the software.
High School Energy Audit 9 to 12
You will take scientific measurements, question school staff, and obtain various kinds of information related to how your school uses energy. As you finish each investigation, you will write a scientific report with graphs and recommendations and present it to school officials.
Holocaust background-Jewish Life Photo Project P-K to P-K
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
To understand Jewish Life Pre-WWII by examining photographs and biographies through the US Holocaust Memorial Museum website
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 Much does it Cost Project 7 to 9
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
In this project, students investigate pricing schemes for various entry fees and determine which is the better option depending on their situation.
I Spy Riddle 3 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students will create an I Spy Poster and riddle, and as an extension may also create the project electronically.
If Dracula Walked Today 9 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Images of the Past: A Cave Art Activity K to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students will understand how human beings have adapted, evolved, and utilized their environment through a Cave Art activity. They will also see how early man made the switch from food gatherers to food producers and what that did to the population.
Integrated Curriculum, student- led Environmental Project P-K to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Intro to and Review of Our Kdgn Classroom K to K
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Video that students make for next years Kdgn kids to introduce them to review at home.
Intro to Photography for Middle School 6 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Introduction to Parallel Lines Cut by a Transversal 8 to 9
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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).
Island Adoption P-K to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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 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
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Jazzing-Up Thanksgiving! 7 to 7
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
JOB POD Career Podcasting Project 7 to 12
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
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.
Jones Soda Project- Photography as a Vehicle (for marketing) 9 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students will display their understanding of photographic composition, Photoshop skills, and photography as a vehicle for marketing in today's visual culture by taking interesting photographs and posting them on the Jones Soda Company website http://www.jonessoda.com in an effort to be published and distributed world-wide as Jones Soda Label Art.
JUPITER 6 to 8
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
This lesson teaches students about Jupiter and Earth Science. It has been modified to accommodate students with various disabilities.
Keyboard BINGO 4 to 5
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Practice appropriate keyboarding skills while playing a game and identifying categories of various topics.
Keyboarding P-K to P-K
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
A step-by-step lesson to teach students how to practice keyboarding (typing without looking at the keyboard).
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.
Lego Mindstorms Robotics 4 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Let the Sun Shine-Development of the Digital Negative/Cyanotype Printing 9 to 12
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
This lesson helps students understand the concept of what photography is and to learn alternative printing processes. Students use hands on traditional photo chemistry along with modern digital imaging techniques.
Let’s Get Excited about Roller Coasters! 5 to 9
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
LIBRARY ORIENTATION 9 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students will utilize the library technology to locate various information found in books or software in the library.
Literature Circles 9 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Recording literature circles via podcasts; modeling/highlighting one reading strategy.
Living History--Documenting our Senior Citizens Lives 7 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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 or NonLiving 4 to 4
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
To explore the characteristics of living creatures using brine shrimp. Examine brine shrimp under the document camera.
Local Geography’s Effect on Temperatures 6 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students will gather data from weather websites and learn that inland cities’ temperatures can be more extreme than coastal areas.
Lord of the Flies 9 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Machiavelli's THE PRINCE 11 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Making a Battery and Energy Transformations 7 to 7
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Math is All Around Us 4 to 5
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Find real life objects of math vocabulary.
Math Technology Lesson 7 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Using technology and gathered photos, calculate fractions, decimals, and percents; analyze angles, triangles, and quadrilaterals; and find length and area of objects in and out of school.
Me and My Shadow 1 to 2
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
The student groups will make and observe their shadows at different times during the day. The groups will use a flip video camera to record the making of their shadows and the changes of their shadow and then answer, on camera, some of the lesson questions.
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
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Fifth grade students will write an auto-biography and create a correlating video diary.
Memories To Treasure Forever! K to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Mitosis 6 to 8
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
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.
Moon Craters Lab 3 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
By dropping a rock from three different heights, students were able to employ al the steps of the scientific method while conducting an investigation. They explored the limitations of models and connected the relationship of mass, height, and impact.
MOON PHASE 3 to 5
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
What role has NASA played in space exploration? What role has the Moon played in human history?
Multi Media: Television Show Production 10 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
OST class offered for students in grades 10-12. Introduction to multi-media production careers with partnership with local university students, radio station and cable TV.
Multiplicity - Creating a photo composite in digital art P-K to P-K
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students will create a multiplicity composite image of themselves in the same photo by using a tripod with a partner to control the location, lighting, shadows, and perspective. They will then upload their photos into photoshop and by layering the photos, composite the images together so that they are in the one photo, 5 times.
My Colonial Life 3 to 5
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
This is a culminating project for a social studies unit on colonial times. Students synthesize their learning and create interviews to be turned into podcasts. In the interview, a student takes the part of a person in colonial times and is interviewed by a "reporter" about his/her colonial life.
My Digital Story 9 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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 trip to Spain 6 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Using the Flip cameras during our trip to Spain, we are going to be able to show our experiences and blog about it.
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
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Objective Weathering and Erosion 7 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
This lesson is contains the learning of the erosion and weathering process. Students will study their own time-lapse photos to determine if their object of study has gone through the process of weathering. The student will have to determine which weathering process has occurred and illustrate what the future product would be.
Of Mice and Men, Migration, and Photography 6 to 8
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
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.
Oral Tradition-- digital storytelling 6 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Outside the Classroom Window P-K to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Garden Students would record the sights and sound of the garden. Using journals and time lapsed photography and video, the students can track the variables. recording rainfall, temperature, daylight and darkness
P & P- " Portraits and Persepctive" Digital Photography for Kids 2 to 3
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Grade 2-3 students will be involved in a credential teacher led short term project that teaches the basic of digital photography using portraits and perspective practice lessons. Students will learn layout and design, captioning and title skills.
Pair Ideas:Parody 6 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
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.
Persistence of Vision/Thaumatrope and Flip Book 9 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Persuasive Elements Commercials 6 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
After studying ten primary persuasive elements, students were asked to brainstorm a known product and develop an angle. Then they drafted a 1-2 minute script and produced a commercial, including editing and post-production work.
Persuasive Writing 2 to 3
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students will learn the skill of writing a persuasive letter through a read aloud, teacher guidance and technology.
persuasive writing FLIP style! 3 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students produced a persuasive i-movie presentation on avoiding caffeine-includes the characteristics of persuasive writing, images, voiceovers, data, recommended solutions, and song remake of "Pants on the Ground."
Photo Transfer Mixed Media Collage 8 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students create a mixed media collage incorporating a digital image. Design must be created from a memory or tell a story about the students life. Composition must be created in layers. Students may create a background that is abstract or a background that emphasizes a message or story by use of imagery, pattern or words.
Photographing touch 5 to 12
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
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 Presentation 6 to 8
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
Students will present a Power Point of their favorite thing using photography.
Pick Your Planet K to 4
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Allows students to freely explore different "views" of human interaction and communication regarding the areas of being: assertive, aggressive, and passive.
Pod Cast for Veterans Day 3 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students will pod cast an interview of a person who lived or served during a wartime. Some students may role play a war hero in a pod cast.
Pod-Casting for Parents P-K to P-K
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
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, Podcast, Read All about It 6 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students will be able to create a podcast. They will practice submitting a podcast onto an iPod Shuffle.
Podcasting Parabolas 7 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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)
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.
Preposition. Preposition Starting with an A 4 to 6
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
After an introduction to prepositions, students will create a hands-on Powerpoint slideshow using a digital camera, Lego figures, and their laptops. This slideshow will showcase their knowledge of prepositions and prepositional phrases.
Pride in Diversity - Our Similarities and Differences Make Us Strong K to 8
This project gives students experience with digital cameras and web design tools while showcasing the ways our similarities and differences make us stronger as a community of learning.
Read 180 Rotations 7 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students are working in small groups utilizing their IPAD Software.
Reading Interventions for Middle School Science 6 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Reading informational text and comprehending the science involved is difficult for most students. Chunking the material into smaller concept oriented blocks allow students to investigate content one concept at a time in order to focus on necessary vocabulary. Whole class reading allows for all students to hear and follow the information to be read. Students complete an accompanying activity allowing for reinforcement of the concept while working in collaborative groups for student to student support. Students will complete “reading labs” in assigned groups during science class. Topics will address concepts in Earth Science/Geosciences involving storms, earthquakes, volcanoes, biomes, ecosystems, and populations.
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.
Renaissance Digital Story Project 9 to 11
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Rocky Point Recycler's P-K to P-K
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
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
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
School News Videos 9 to 9
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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-wide Anti-bullying Campaign 5 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Creating anti-bullying messages that influence my peers. Creating a climate for anti-bullying.
Scientific Inquiry Work Sample Preparation 9 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Search and Rescue Robots 9 to 12
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
Students will design, build, and program robots to simulate the search and rescue of victims of a disaster.
See the Music 4 to 5
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students create PowerPoint presentations featuring famous musicians, singers, or a piece of music
Self-Portrait 6 to 7
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
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 9 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Selfie vs Self-portrait - Creating a 19th Century Photograph using Modern Technology 9 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Shadow Play K to 2
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Fifth grade students will give an earthquake broadcast. Students become cameramen, meteorologists, reporters, eyewitnesses, and anchor people describing the effects of recent earthquakes.
Short Vowel Discrimination P-K to 5
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Signs Signs - Everywhere Signs 10 to 12
Outdoor advertising is everywhere and it is important to be able to understand what the advertisements mean. This will introduce students to visual advertisements in their communities and enhance their consumer awareness.
Similarities and Differences Across Cultures - In Modern Times and Throughout History 1 to 1
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Small Reading Groups P-K to 5
Using iPads during small reading groups allows teachers to pull up numerous texts, assess students immediately after, and be more environmentally friendly by not printing out the texts for students to read.
Social Skills 6 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students will read a text at their reading level depicting a challenge faced in middle school. They will discuss the relevant issue and collaborate about how to solve the problem through role-play and practice.
Solar System Planet Research Project 3 to 5
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students will study the solar system through a variety of collaborative research based activities, culminating in a Google Slide presentation and a "Scratch Jnr." coding planet commercial.
Song Creation: Of Mice and Men vs. The Greatest Game Ever Played 9 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Stock Market Project 7 to 9
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Storytelling with a Document Camera 3 to 5
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Student Generated Science Digital Presentations 8 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students will create Power Point Presentations of various science concepts to present at the end of the year in a student led review for the class.
Student-created digital portfolios 6 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
In this lesson, students will create a google site that will be their digital portfolio for the semester. They will learn how to upload images of their art, as well as write goals before they start their art and reflect after they are finished with their art, and collaborate with others inside and outside of the classroom.
Studio Photography 9 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
This project involves shooting long exposure photography in the school portrait lighting studio.
Succession in the Classroom 6 to 8
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
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.
Take a Picture, It will last longer! 3 to 5
Begin a Camera Club after school hours that will enhance learning through cameras and technology. Students should be able to express themselves creatively with technology and gain a curiosity of the world around them through photography.
Teching Up the Nature of Science 2 to 5
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Technolgy and Thematic Lessons in Literature 9 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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 and the Environment 6 to 6
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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 made easy: Scholastic News Magazines P-K to 6
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
This lesson will help your young readers develop the essential literacy and critical thinking skills they need to become successful students.
Technology Rich Romeo and Juliet Lesson Plan 9 to 10
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
The students will understand Romeo and Juliet and as a result will produce and present a Storyboard that demonstrates a scene’s importance.
The "FLIP IT" Experience 9 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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 Algebra of Angry Birds© 6 to 8
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
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 American Revolution: It Takes Two to Tangle, but Three to Decide a War! 5 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
This unit on the American Revolution is designed to provide students with a deeper understanding of the complexities of war. The goal is for students to gain knowledge of history from several different points of view.
The Bill of Rights in Action 8 to 8
In this lesson, students will view short video clips illustrating various rights in the first ten amendments to the Constitution. In groups, students will have to identify the right(s) in the video, discuss, and explain how that right is being celebrated.
The Civil War Through the Eyes of Students 7 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
I am working with the technology and art instructor to provide cross-curricular learning experiences for my 8th grade students. My students will research historical characters and their impact on the Civil War.
The Flip Side 6 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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 Hall of Physicist 8 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students will create biographical posters of famous physicist through the ages.
The Living Biography 4 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Use podcasting to have students create a living audio biography of someone they've studied.
The Original Photograph 8 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Using the medium of photography, students learn how to make ordinary subject matter "extraordinary" through the use of various photographic techniques, manual camera operations and iPhoto editing tools.
The Outsiders Unit Plan 7 to 9
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
The students will read The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton and complete a digital-based lesson plan that incorporates the novel.
The Power of Images 9 to 12
A 2 minute Multi-media presentation using colors, textures,images,drawings, photographs, video clips, etc. To portray a political or social issue in the school, community or country.
The Wonder of Seeing the Best in Ourselves- A+ Attitude 6 to 6
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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 World Without Nouns 4 to 6
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
The students will take pictures of them completing an activity. They will then use Photoshop to edit out one noun in the picture. Using that picture they will create a Keynote slide showing what the world would be like without that noun.
This Is Our Town 10 to 12
Students document life in their small Iowa town by photographing, writing and creating art about the experiences and architecture of our community. These finished products will then be shared with the community.
Thomas Eakins: Scenes from Everyday Life 7 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
“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
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Tiger EV Technology to Improve Sustainability and Petroleum Dependency 6 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
The Tiger EV project involves research, design, and construction of an all-electric vehicle. This three-wheeled vehicle is powered advanced battery and electric motor technology. Electrathon America registered EV cars compete all across the country with the goal of traveling the farthest distance in a given time, with a limited energy source. Our goals for this project are to: Increase students' and publics' awareness of the future of alternative energy transportation. Advancing the implementation of green technology in educational curriculums across the country using hands-on learning in the fields of electronics, aerodynamics, and materials usage, in a real life application.
TRI-SCI 1 Video Launch K to 4
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
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.
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.
TV and Clickers to Increase Student Learning 9 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Using a classroom response system to check for understanding in real time throughout a class period and then adjust teaching as needed.
Using Podcasts to teach about the Constitutional Convention 7 to 8
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
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.
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
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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 Social Stories P-K to 5
Let children see and hear what appropriate behavior looks and sounds like.
Video Yearbook/Senior Video 9 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
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.
Waste Water Research 9 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students will engage in a year long study of the impacts of waste water and its impacts on the local community and the Hudson River. Students will evaluate the impacts that various green technology can have on improving the quality of runoff waste water.
Water Conservation Video Lab 8 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Watt's Up with the Electricity Bill? 7 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
How students can learn to conserve energy by becoming informed consumers about energy usage.
We are the World 9 to 12
Creating a student lead Video and Podcast news organization.
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
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
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 did you build?" P-K to P-K
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
small group- working as team in building a structure.
What The Giver Society is Missing 6 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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 Time is it? P-K to 5
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
What We Don't See 2 to 4
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
This lesson integrates science and technology in an effort to illustrate the parts of a plant that we do not see. Students will use a digital microscope to create still images of plant parts, then create slideshow presentations to demonstrate their findings.
What will I be when I grow up? 9 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students will research various careers of interest to them using different modes of learning. Students will utilize the library, internet, college tours, guest speakers, college and career center, and classroom materials.
Where should we go? 4 to 5
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
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
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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 AM I and Who Are You? P-K to P-K
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
We will be working on strengthening our understanding of identity. What makes us who we are?
Who Are QR? 3 to 7
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Use your tablet to create a QR "Who Is" activity that allows self checking.
Who stole the Halloween candy? 4 to 6
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
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's the Man? Men of the French & Indian War and Road to the Revolution 5 to 6
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Who's the Man? Men of the French & Indian War and Road to the Revolution
WORDS: A Lesson in Collaboration (Disguised as a Lesson on Homophones/Homonyms) 6 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students work in groups to plan, create, edit, and share a collaborative, creative video on homophones and homonyms to share with the world.
Write to Read 6 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Your Weekend Weather - on a Flip Camera 12 to 12
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Zebra Broadcasting Network 6 to 7
(0 stars, 2 ratings)
This lesson will have the student's creating and maintaining a TV news station to play for the school every other week.
Zoom into Microscopy 6 to 8
(0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Browse Lesson Plans