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"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!
"Geotown" Scrapbook 3 to 5
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Students will use digital cameras to take photos of architecture and nature that represent geometric concepts. The photos will be used to create a digital scrapbook for the fictional town of "Geotown".
21st Century Book Club 1 to 5
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Students will create their own Podcast book reports to get others excited about reading.
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.
ABC Book 1 to 1
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Students will take pictures of people, places and objects around the school that begin with letters of the alphabet.
ABC Grammar Book 1 to 5
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Students will find objects that can identify parts of speech and capture the object in a photo. (Example: If you are studying verbs and nouns they could take a picture of a students swinging on a rope. Swinging = verb. Rope = noun)
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.
Animation Book Report 6 to 12
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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 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.
Audio Storybooks 3 to 6
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Students will turn their original stories into audio storybooks using the Tikatok website, and screen-capture software.
Bilingual Books for Home and School K to 8
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These lessons will allow students to create books that they can take home and share with their families. The books will integrate concepts in Language Arts with Science and Social Studies.
Blogging Books 5 to 12
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Students would create a "blog" through Google sites where they would establish their theme. Each week they would write about their reading based on the lessons learned and current weekly lessons.
Book Discussions via Web 2.0 7 to 12
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Teens will create book discussions via web 2.0 Web 2.0 will consist of wiki and podcasting
Book Report 1 to 1
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The Kids Book Report App will allow students to create their own book reports by filling in information on the IPad. Students can print their book reports on a wireless printer and staple them together to keep.
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 Talks- Reading Rainbow Style! 3 to 5
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Students will film book talks (books they recommend to other readers), like the ones enjoyed on PBS's Reading Rainbow, which we will then be played on our school's morning news program.
Book Trailer 6 to 8
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In the spirit of a movie trailer, students will videotape their book review using an I-pad and props.
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.
Book Trailers 4 to 4
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4th Grade Students create book trailers for incoming students to their grade level for the following year.
Class Book 1 to 1
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Students will write four sentences describing themselves. They will need to make sure each sentence has a verb, noun and an adjective. Use of clip art station to illustrate these sentences.
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.
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.
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.
Differentiating Through Audiobooks 8 to 8
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Advanced readers stage and record audio versions of novels for less-able readers, who will listen to audio recordings using MP3 players and listening stations.
Digital Book Reviews 4 to 5
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Students will choose their favorite book and write a review of the book. Students will video the view and publish it to the schools web site.
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 Decodable Books K to 3
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Creating decodable books using PowerPoint to improve speed and accuracy of sight word recognition.
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 Storybooks 5 to 8
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Students will use an online story-starter to produce a creative short story. Students will then illustrate and animate this story using Microsoft PowerPoint software.
Digital Video Yearbook 3 to 5
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Students grades 3 through 5 will use digital photography and video to create a video yearbook. Students will be taught how to appropriately use and apply the technology within the classroom.
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!
Facebook: The Developers of the Atomic Theory 8 to 12
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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.
Flip for Book Reports K to 12
Students will create Flip Video book reports to share in class and to keep as a data base of book reviews.
Force and Motion Flip Books 4 to 8
Students will use a digital camera to take pictures of the six simple machines, the three types of levers, and Newton's Laws of Motion as seen in the "real world".
Friendship Book 1 to 3
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The students will take pictures of their friends and write what they know about their friends and the things they like to do with their friends. It will turn out to be a friendship book.
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.
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.
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 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.
Human Geometry Book 3 to 12
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Students model numerous geometry vocabulary using their bodies. Display pictures as a learning tool or a review tool in a geometry book that has photos along with descriptive text.
Integrating Video Technology in the Middle School Science Notebooking Process 8 to 8
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Students record video as an extension of the science notebooking process.
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.
Keynote Animated Storybook 6 to 8
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Junior high students learn to use the Move, Magic Move and Scale animation tools of Apple Keynote presentation software to create an animated storybook. Finished projects to be shared with primary classes for viewing on SmartBoards.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Memory Book - A Cooperative Learning Experience 5 to 8
8th graders create a memory book that includes pictures and writing (English), their heritage (history), calculated growth patterns (math) and genetic heritage (science).
My Family - Bookmaking for Social Studies P-K to 5
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Students will create a "My Family" book using digital images and text to share their knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of each member of their family. They will have a copy to keep at home and one to share with classmates and their families through the.classroom lending library.
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.
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.
Picture Books: A School-Wide Genre Exploration K to 6
English Language Students from a low-income neighborhood will have the opportunity to access technology by learning how to use digital cameras in a self-directed genre study. Students will synthesize the knowledge they gained from their project, and then proceed to teach other students how to create their own picture book focusing on a genre of their choice. The books will then be available for check out at the school library.
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!
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.
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.
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.
Second Grade Science Textbooks 2 to 2
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Second graders spend the year planning and making their own science textbooks. They are learning science as well as learning how to read and write nonfiction text.
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.
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.
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.
The Wonder of a Wordless Book 3 to 5
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The students will create stories to accompany wordless books. They will record a podcast of their story to present to the class.
Titanic Research Book 4 to 4
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Students will use book and internet sources to reseacrh about the Titanic. Then they will use their information to create their own book.
USA States Mini-book K to 5
Each student in our fourth grade class will choose one of the 50 states to research using the internet and then create a mini-book using PowerPoint.
Video Book Trailer 6 to 10
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Students will encourage independent reading by creating a video book trailer as a book report.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
"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.
"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.
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.
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.
A Moment in Time 5 to 5
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Students will research a year in United States history, and create a visual representation of what their life would have been like in the selected time period.
A Trip to the Mall... Washington D.C. 3 to 5
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This project incorporate our Nation's Capital into a board game that integrates curriculum not only across subjects, but grade levels.
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!!
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.
Around Town K to 2
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Objective: Apply organizational writing strategy of sequencing to write about a trip around town. allow students to experience the being the illustrator/photographer for their own writing/book.
Asexual-Sexual Reproduction 7 to 8
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Students will use digital photography to learn the difference between asexual and sexual reproduction in plants.
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.
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.
Autobiographies 2 to 3
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My kids will be creating Autobiographies or Biographies on a family member. They will be taking pictures that relate to different aspects of their life and writing about the photographs with paragraphs and captions.
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.
Classroom Pets P-K to P-K
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Fun digital way to introduce a few facts about our new classroom pet.
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.
Come Meet Us at the Zoo P-K to P-K
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Come Meet Us at the Zoo is a project theme lesson plan that incorporates technology with life science, literacy, writing skills, and creativity. Children will identify animals, research them online and with books and magazines, then write a book about the animal of their choice.
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.
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.
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 Dreams 9 to 12
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This lesson connects students' experiences with short stories, poems, speeches and newspaper articles in a thematic unit on "Dreams." Students take images that best reflect the pieces read as well as take photos for pieces of writing students create.
Digital Nature Journaling P-K to K
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Use digital camera and microscope to create a digital nature journal. Students will investigate different natural living/non-living items on school grounds.
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.
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.
Digitial Picture Water Source Hunt K to 2
Students will create a Power Point and book that will show an in-depth understanding of where water comes from and how we use water in our everyday lives.
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.
Fantasy Fusion K to 12
Creating fantasy books with students as characters.
Flip Into Reading by Using Voice K to 5
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Goal: To teach the importance of adding “voice” when reading aloud. To improve fluency skills and writing skills.
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 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.
Giving a Voice to Literature 4 to 4
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The students in my class have been working in reading groups called book clubs. This project will allow students to act out their favorite scene, give interviews as a character from the book, make a promotional commercial for the book, or give a book review as a famous reviewer.
Graphing the growth of our Garden Beans under different conditions K to 3
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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
Growing up in Las Vegas: Memories of Childhood in the Neon City 9 to 12
In this project students will use digital voice recorders to interview older members of the Las Vegas community who grew up here, students will then communicate their oral history interviews with the community through the use of blogs, websites, a book and a documentary movie.
Haikus for All Seasons 6 to 8
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This project involves a combination of nature photography, writing haikus to match the photography, and publishing a book of the finished work.
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.
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."
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.
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.
Inspiring Young Authors with Scholastic Keys 1 to 5
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Students completed story prompts using Scholastic Keys and then illustrated their work either by using the paint tool or inserting clip art. Students' work was then displayed for all to see and read.
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?
Introduction to Cherokee Syllabary Sounds P-K to 8
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Students will construct their own workbook depicting each sound of the Cherokee Syllabayr
iThink: iWrite 2 to 5
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Kids will create a story using the Story Kit app for the iPad. They will share their stories with the class using Airplay on our Apple TV.
Kinderbet-An Alphabet for Children P-K to K
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Kindergarten children will brainstorm and search the classroom and campus for objects that begin with each letter of the alphabet. They will photograph each item and create both a power point and a written book to be presented to the library.
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.
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.
Let Your Voice Be Heard 3 to 6
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Using voicethread.com, students will begin to create discussions on their books that allow for feedback from various audiences. This lesson will focus on comprehension and asking questions while they read. This will also encourage them to share their thinking while they read.
Life Cycle of a Butterfly 3 to 3
Documenting the life cycle of a butterfly through digital pictures.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Motivation: Encouraging Literacy Through Student-Created Films 9 to 12
Struggling readers enrolled in a Targeted Reading class will use Tool Factory Movie Maker to create videos advertising their favorite books. These videos will then be shown to the entire school as part of a school-wide literacy encouragement effort.
My Add on Sentence Story. K to 3
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Everyday have students write/type one sentence in their journal. Daily, students will be asked to write/type an additional sentence to the previous one to eventually have a weekly short story.
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 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.
NonVascular Plants - 6th Grade Science 5 to 7
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This is a student centered 6th Grade Science lesson where students use technology to learn about nonvascular plants.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Publishing With Photos! K to 5
Students will create their own books using photographs for illustrations.
Read and Review K to 4
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Beginning with third grade students (hoping to expand to the entire school population), students will select, read and synopsize a book of their choice. In giving their presentation, they will be videotaped by other students and the resulting "Book Talk Report" will be broadcast on the school's daily morning news show, WLDC.
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.
Science of the snowflake 1 to 1
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I use this lesson to reinforce knowledge of the Caldecott awards and also to teach the children how to navigate their way around the Macbook touchpad as First Grade is their first formal introduction into the use of laptops.
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
See How They Grow 1 to 5
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Student growth can be documented through digital scrapbooking of his school year.
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.
Silly Sally K to 1
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Read Silly Sally as part of a reading correlation. Take pictures of the children with their arms and legs outstretched.Print them out and glue them upside down and make their own Silly Class Book.
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.
Snow! K to K
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This lesson requires students to research various aspects of snow and present with a group about what they have learned.
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.
Static Electricity Intro. 3 to 5
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This is an introductory science lesson on static electricity. By the end of this lesson students will be able to explain what static electricity is and describe static electricity through examples.
Student-created digital portfolios 6 to 8
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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.
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.
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.
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 Lady in the Tower 9 to 12
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Students participate in a debate of whether not a certain character from a story is responsible for the death of one of the characters. Once a character is determined, a digital storybook is created to portray the footsteps of the character who is found guilty. Comments: My students work from a portable classroom, so tablet would be helful with internal computer labs are not accessible. Cross Curriculum Ideas: Follow-up Activities: None Example: "Link to CNN" http://www.cnn.com -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Author Credits: Jennifer Frugard Teacher, Oscar Smith High School 1994 Tiger Dr Chesapeake, VA 23320-6855 Phone: 757-548-0696 Fax: 757-548-0531 Edit this information By submitting this lesson plan I agree that: 1. All lesson plans submitted become the property of Digital Wish. 2. I may submit multiple lesson plans. My lesson plan will be reviewed by one of Digital Wish's editors. If accepted, my submission may become part of Digital Wish's published online product library. Submission does not guarantee the lesson plan will be accepted and posted. All acceptance decisions will be final. 3. I am granting Digital Wish the worldwide rights to: - Display my submissions publicly on the internet. - Use my lesson plan in any promotional and press opportunities. - Publish or re-distribute my lesson plans or ideas royalty-free in any product, advertisement, or publication in any format. 4. By clicking on "I agree" I am certifying that I wrote the lesson plan I am submitting, and that I own the rights to any accompanying photographs. I did not copy materials from any other source. 5. If a photograph includes a picture of a person, then a release form must accompany the entry, in order for the photograph(s) to be posted. Release forms may be faxed to 866-344-7758, or mailed to Digital Wish, PO Box 1072, Manchester Center, VT 05255-1072. Photographs submitted without an accompanying release form, will simply be excluded from the lesson plan when it's posted. 6. I understand that Digital Wish is a shared resource and everything that I submit may be copied or used by others. I am giving permission for this to occur. *
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 Shape of Disaster - Current Event - Swine flu/Hurricanes/tornadoes/Wild Fire K to 2
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This lesson involes using Kidspiration to enable non-readers to understand the importance of disaster preparation. Using kidspiration the students will develop a book that shows their understanding of emergency preparation for both natural disasters and pandemics
The Shape of Things K to 3
The students will use digital cameras to find examples of circle, squares, and triangles around them.
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.
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.
Total Physical Response Storytelling 5 to 12
Students will take pictures and make books to tell a story in a foreign language.
Transition Social Stories for Students with Autism 6 to 8
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Students have a difficult time transitioning from elementary school to middle school. This lesson will help the students learn the expectations and will help them later transition into the "real world"
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.
We Are Authors! 2 to 2
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Students will use Clip Art Station and Microsoft Word to create a book.
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.
What are Numbers?: Learning to Add K to 1
Students explore digital camera use while learning basic math concepts and simple number identification.
What in the World..?!? 3 to 5
You don't need to be able to read to love science, computers, and photography. My special education students will use these materials to create their own photographic "I Spy" books during our What in the World..?!? photo project. Using picture symbol software and photographs, students can address all content areas including math, reading, writing, technology, and science.
Where is.... K to 4
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Students will create a book using images taken of different locations around the school with an icon of themselves in the foreground of the page. The reader will try to identify the location of the photograph.
Where We Live 2 to 2
American students will communicate with Jamaican students and a Peace Corp volunteer in Albert Town, Jamaica. Both groups of students will communicate via internet and construct a book about their communities using camera equipment and technology.
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.
Year of Memories 2 to 6
Students will use digital photos taken throughout the school year to create a memory book as a keepsake of their year in third grade.
You'll Flip Over Forces & Motion 6 to 8
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This hands-on, culminating lesson engages learners and reinforces terminology related to forces and motion learned earlier during the intensive, week-long course.. Essentially, the scavenger hunt was used as a formative assessment to determine students' understanding in a creative and thought-provoking way.
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 Have A Dream 2 to 5
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Fourth Grade and Second Grade Buddies will collaborate to write "I Have A Dream" poetry and record their poetry to share on the Internet. They will use the videos to assess the content and presentation.
LEVELED READING COMMUNICATION GROUP & I AM WORKING FOR CHART... 6 to 1
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STUDENTS WILL IDENTIFY DETAILS THAT SUPPORT ANSWERS TO LITERAL QUESTIONS DURING SMALL LEVELED READING GROUP.
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.
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 Portrait of Success" Elementary Student Portfolio Building K to 4
Students use digital photography and appropriate software to record their work into a manageable portfolio to document personal progress.
"Blood on the River" Reading Project 6 to 8
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These are activities for both Lanugage Arts and Social Studies after reading the Book " Blood on the River"
"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
"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
"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.
"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.
"Summertime Fun" 2 to 6
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This adventure will involve students in the way of planning a summer vacation through the use of calculations and estimations with distance, time, money, and entering data into a computer the following school year.
"Teach it to Me"-Seasonal Calendar K to 2
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Students the use digital technology to pictorially depict weather conditions and environmental changes throughout the months and seasons. Then, they will use photographs to complete a seasonal calendar.
"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.
'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.
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.
1950's Socio-Cultural Mini Documentary 9 to 12
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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.
1st Grade Memories 1 to 12
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Students will make a mini photo album compiled of pictures taken throughout the school year. They will write a caption to go with each picture.
21st Century Research: Kindergarten through 8th Grade K to 8
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This unit plan is a scope and sequence for teaching research for students in grades K-8 and is based on the NETS-S. The unit is interdisciplinary -- could be used for math, science, language arts, social students, music, art (in whatever subject students do research) and uses technology throughout to build 21st century skills -- here is the link: http://sites.google.com/site/hazysummertech/
26 Days/Weeks in Our World Writing Project 3 to 8
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Students will each take one photo during their assigned week on a class digital camera. Students will share there photo and the class will write a descriptive journal entry about what they see in the photo.
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 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.
A Brief History of NY...by class 401 3 to 5
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My class of ESL 4th graders is writing a play about the history of New York! We built the set, made the costumes and the props...and now we want to take a video of it!
A Cleaner Today for a Greener Tomorrow 6 to 8
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Students become environmentalists through community activities.
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 Hip New Twist on the Past! Creating Music Video Biographies 3 to 5
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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
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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 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 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 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.
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.
Activity Name: A Step Back In Time 1 to 1
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Each student will make their own Long Ago and Today Book. The books will consist of 10 pages. 5 pages will show what clothing, homes, schools, chores and technology was like long ago. The other 5 pages will be show pictures that the students have taken of what clothing, homes, schools, chores and technology look like today.
Adapting to Life by the Wild Myakka River 6 to 9
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Students will use digital still and video cameras to capture organisms adaptations to their local environment while on a field trip to Myakka River State Park. Students will then use the captured media to create a digital interactive poster (Prezi) that they will present to the class.
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.
All About Me! K to 1
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Writing stories "All About Me"
America’s Roaring 20’s Decade Silent Movie Project 9 to 12
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Using video as a medium to provide a visual presentation of the 1920’s can help students gain a better grasp of its effects on today’s society. In this project students will be asked to research and describe the 1920s and analyze cause and effect relationships within the 1920s and the effects of society on today.
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.
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 Fiction Text with Nearpod 9 to 12
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Students will complete a Nearpod interactive lesson with a partner in live time in class. Students will mark text with colors coordinating to specific criteria, as well as make predictions of what will happen in the story.
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 Civilizations Podcast 7 to 7
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This lesson is designed as a year ending project encouraging students to creatively demonstrate what they have learned about various civilizations that we studied throughout the year. This is also used as a great review for our final exam.
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 Greece Podcast 7 to 7
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Students will work in groups to create a newscast from Ancient Greece. Each broadcast will include an introduction, a news story about leisure or entertainment
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.
Animal Research Paragraph 2 to 2
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Animal Research Paragraph-Students will need to research animals and gather facts from various sources.
Animal Science Research Report 4 to 6
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Students will visit Squam Lake Science Center, meet animals and scientists, take interview notes, photograph the animals and then return to school to complete a research report and post their data to our class blog.
Animals and Algorithms K to 2
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Students will develop the ability to design simple algorithms and implement them digitally on an ipad. Students will consider why humans make things with technology as well as how humans control computers. Students will work in small groups to design and program a simple digital animation about an animal in its habitat.
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 in Inspiration 2 to 4
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Second grade students use books and the internet to research an animal and then the computer program "Inspiration" to create a graphic organizer.
Animals of Florida K to 3
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Journey with us as students discover Native Florida Wildlife.
Animals of Louisiana P-K to K
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Kindergarten students will become familiar with animals of Louisiana. The students will learn about their habitats,environments, young, diets, etc.
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 Pre-Production 3 to 12
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Students will learn the process of animation from concept to a short storyboard/ comic strip. They will walk through the steps of developing a character creating a story around that character and imagining what they will look like.
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.
Apps for Egypt 6 to 6
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Middle school students will create a digital storybook explaining various aspects of Egypt to elementary school students. Final product will be a collection of stories told and "digitized" by the students!
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?
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.
Around the World in 180 Days 1 to 8
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Students will create a culminating activity of places they have "visited" (actually, studied) throughout the school year. They will do this through downloading pictures found or taken from units of study on various countries and creating a powerpoint presentation of facts learned.
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.
art tech club 5 to 7
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Interested and motivated students in various grades join one of my Friday "art club" groups. At least one group spends their time making an animated movie.
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.
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.
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!
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 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.
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.
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.
Biographical Timelines 2 to 3
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Overview: Students will choose a biography or an autobiography to read and create a timeline on the person's life.
Biography Research Project 4 to 4
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In this lesson the students work in groups to research a famous African American for Black History month. They did their research on a chrome books and everything was up loaded the their google classroom account. We used google slides to create a presentation that they shared with the class. This lasted two weeks and on the third week the students presented their google slides presentation. They also created a quit on the quizizz website that the other students could take after listening to each presentation.
Biome Project 5 to 6
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Biome Research project with a choie menu
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.
BLANKETING THE WORLD WITH LEARNING ANDLOVE K to 4
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We used the Flip Camera to capture all classes' interpretations and lessons related to reading the Book "The Lady in the Box" by Anne McGovern. We compiled videos of 12 classes into a movie and culminated the project with a blanket drive.
Bollywood, Philadelphia 9 to 12
Students will create a Bollywood-type musical using digital media.
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.
Breaking News ... from Our Solar System! 4 to 8
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Students will create a news broadcast about an object or objects in our solar system. Broadcasts will be recorded on video and shared with the rest of their class, other classes, and even other schools. Teachers can look into showing the broadcasts on the district's public access channel (if available).
Brown Bear, Brown Bear Using Proloquo2Go with Nonverbal Children P-K to 4
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This lesson will use an iPad and application called Proloquo2Go to engage nonverbal children during a literacy activity using Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See? by Eric Carle.
Building Brilliant Bloggers 3 to 3
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We would like to enter the twenty-first century by learning to share our thoughts, recommendations, and questions about books online through blogging.
Building Vocabulary with Digital Fotos. 8 to 12
Presents ways that students could use digital cameras to develop Spanish vocabulary.
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.
Can You See What I See? 5 to 8
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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.
Canada Geography PowerPoint 5 to 12
Students will create a PowerPoint presentation about a geographic region or country. This project will take five 45 minute class periods.
Capturing Animals through Technology 2 to 5
Students will use digital recoding photograpgy equipment to take pictures of animals at our local zoo. They will then insert the photography into a variety of audio-visual technology -based reports featuring thier animals.
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.
Celebration of Cultures K to 5
In the CELEBRATION OF CULTURES unit, students study one country related to their family heritage and complete multiple assignments to illustrate their understanding of that culture. They also create "family legacy books" in which they put Family Trees, Interviews with relatives and personal "Snapshot" Writings about important incidents and remembrances in their own lives.
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*
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.
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.
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.
Cheesy Connections 9 to 12
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Students plan, shoot, and create cheesy videos of their chosen SAT vocabulary word to help other students learn the meanings of the word.
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
Circle Time/Calendar Activity P-K to 5
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Throught the use of morning calendar routine students will work on communication skills. Students will answer questions pertaining to morning circle routine.
Classical Greece: Magazine Project 5 to 7
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Members will be creating a full magazine centered on the Grecian’s Golden Age. Issues will be celebrating either the 30th, 40th, or 50th anniversary of the Greeks victory over the Persians.
Click it! See it! Say it! K to 2
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Bring your "hunks and chunks" to life using everyday pictures the students have taken to capture the sounds. Your students phonics rings will take on a whole new perspective.
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.
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 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.
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.
Collecting, Organizing, and Displaying Data 6 to 6
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Groups complete fun activities, record and organize their results, and display them as dot plots and box-and-whisker plots.
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.
Colors colors what do you see? P-K to P-K
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I teach Pre school special needs. This lesson will improve reading literacy ,the students will create an album. The student will take pictures under the teacher directions.
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 Connections 6 to 8
How can students with disabilities learn to connect with their communities? The program described below takes instruction into the community and helps students make important community connections.
Community Words K to 2
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Students will use digital cameras to photograph words in their community. They will then make a poster or a book to display the words. This will be used to aid them in writing their own works.
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 Basics P-K to P-K
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A lesson that teaches students what a computer is, and the types of computers we use today.
Constructing collaborated constructed responses for the Common Core World 6 to 8
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Students will be able to get instant peer feedback to better collaborate for correct answers. Students will also be able to get a better sense of peer writing styles to help develop their own.
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.
Crater Lake and the Volcanoes of the Cascade Mountains 1 to 2
A unit studying volcanoes and how they relate to our local area.
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 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 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 insects puppet show 1 to 3
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This plan integrates reading, investigating, writing, performing and technology into one fun and engaging project that will get students involved in writing a skit and performing for a " puppet-show " purpose.
Creating Videos for Teachers 7 to 8
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Students created videos for teachers based on an interview with the teacher. The video included specific skills that the teacher requested.
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.
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.
Cryptid Zoo 4 to 6
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Students will research a cryptid (mysterious animal) and then they will write a script for their creature using the facts they have learned. The children will illustrate their cryptid and take a digital photograph of their drawing to be uploaded to the computer. These drawings will be digitally animated using Blabberize and microphones.
CSI: Native America 5 to 6
This is an interdisciplinary inquiry unit based on a true incident involving the death of the last Native American in an Indiana County. Students will use CSI problem solving skills to draw conclusions concerning the case.
Cubelets Challenge Beginner P-K to 5
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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.
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.
Cultural Differences found in St. Patrick's Day 2 to 2
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This lesson teaches the students about St. Patrick's Day and how it is celebrated around the world. It is a cross-curricular lesson for both Social Studies and ELAR.
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.
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.
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.
Dewey Decimal Rap 5 to 6
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Students will learn about the Dewey Decimal system and how it organizes the library's non-fiction section. They will then work in small teams to create a rap, song, or poem to describe their assigned section.
Digital Cameras and Symmetry 3 to 5
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Students use cameras to take pictures of things and then draw the rest of it to work on their symmetry.
Digital Citizenship 11 to 12
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Objective: In this lesson(s), students will be able to continue developing an understanding of what it means to be a digital citizen. Through guided notes, discussion, and activity student will be led through various concepts relating to being responsible in the digital world. Unit Summary: This unit would be considered year long, ongoing curriculum that will constantly be reinforced as we utilize technology within the English Language Arts classroom. The main areas to be focused on will include: self image and identity, relationships and communication, digital footprint and reputation, cyberbullying and digital drama, and internet safety. In order to have a technologically centered classroom and methodology these items must be addressed. Students need to not only know how to use the technology effectively but also how to use it responsibly and safely.
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 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 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 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 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 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 Wildflower Collection 11 to 12
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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.
DNA Replication Animation 7 to 12
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Students use modeling clay and stop-motion animation to illustrate the replication of DNA.
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.
Documenting Science Through an Active Inquiry Process 4 to 12
Students will engage in active learning about science topics and document findings, experiences, and insights with point and shoot cameras.
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.
Dream Vacation 6 to 6
In this project, students will create an itinerary, budget, route, and poster based on their choices about their Dream Vacation. Students will be given restrictions such as a $20,000 budget, must include a family of 4, must travel for at least 5 days, and must be outside of Pennsylvania and the surrounding states.
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.
Ecosystem Study 9 to 12
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An indepth inquiry based study of an ecosystem and how humans impact over time.
El menú fabuloso! 9 to 12
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Everyone loves food! Now we are making food an interactive project. In this project students are to make their very own menu in Spanish, pictures included.
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.
Elementary Lessons for Primary and Secondary Sources 3 to 4
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Primary and Secondary Sources Lessons
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.
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.
Engage in Literature Circle discussion. 7 to 8
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Students discuss readings from selected texts, done the previous night, with the goal of engaging text, interacting with each other, and exhibiting ordered but collaborative work.
Engaging Presentations of Research 3 to 4
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Students will use a Z5 Hovercam Document Camera to help present information gathered through a research project on the American revolution. Presentations include recording an 'interview' with a Revolutionary patriot.
Enhancing Friendships Through Photography P-K to P-K
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Young learners will use digital photography to create new friendships with pen pals at another school.
Enhancing Our Outdoor Classroom Studies through Technology K to 5
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Students will make and collect scientific observations in our outdoor classroom. In addition to traditional observations, video recordings and digital photographic records will be collected as well.
Enhancing Social Skills and Vocabulary through Photography K to 5
Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders will use photography to visualize, practice and evaluate their communicative exchanges.Younger students will use pictures to build their vocabulary.
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.
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 Climate Change 9 to 12
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Students will research climate change and create a Glog of their findings. They will also debate climate change and publish as a podcast.
Exploring Genealogy Through Technology 7 to 8
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Goal: Create a computer presentation based on family interviews and research on lineage, traditions, and artifacts using Keynote or I movie software programs. The presentation should be 3 to 5 minutes in lenght, visually interesting and informative.
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 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.
Factors and Multiples 4 to 4
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Students will model and investigate math problems. Using a document camera, students will model arrays to discover the factors of the number six.
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.
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.
Farm Animals P-K to P-K
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Rodeo - Farm Animals Elementary Zone Grant
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.
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.
Figurative Language 4 to 5
Students create a visual image using Kidpix of an example of hyperbole or personification.
Figurative Language Videos 3 to 7
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Students will demonstrate their understanding of figurative language by integrating figurative language into web 2.0 tools. Students will then take the products from the web to complete a video in Windows Movie Maker.
Film Legends 6 to 12
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Students utilize the internet to research/respond to topics/questions related to films they view. I found this lesson particularly engaging for my ELL students. Student presentations could definitely expand, if our digital equipment was increased!
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.
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."
Flat Stanley 1 to 2
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Students will read the book Flat Stanley, take him home for a week and write and film their adventures with Flat Stanley at home and report back what they did with him to the class.
Flat Stanley in the 21st Century 1 to 5
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Students use the Jeff Brown story "Flat Stanley" as a bridge to learn about different geographic, cultural, and scientific features of communities around the state, country, and world. Letters and their "flat" person is emailed to friends and family, in order to learn about the world around them via email, websites and Skype conversations. and results are shared with the grade level.
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 Cameras and QR codes K to 12
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Students will create a short 30-second commercial, using the Flip camera, about a book they have read . The students will then upload their commercial to SchoolTube and create a QR (quick-response) code using their video's URL address. The printed QR-code will be placed into the back of the book so that another student can scan the QR-code and watch a commercial about the book they might be interested in reading.
Flip for Family History 8 to 12
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Students would interview use the flip cameras in order to conduct oral family history interviews. The students would also create a short film about their experience in finding out their family history.
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.
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 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'n Over Shapes K to K
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Studetns take pictures of shapes in their school and turn it into a class book.
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.
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.
Flipping for Force and Motion! 6 to 8
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Students will go through many fun, hands-on experiences using the flip cams to document evidence of their learning.
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 Our Weather Reports 2 to 6
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Students will write and film a weather report.
FlipVideo Poetry: Teaching Narrative Poems Through Community Service Learning 7 to 8
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In order to promote literacy as part of our district improvement plan, 7th grade students will work in pairs to draft, write and illustrate a narrative poem to be presented on National Read Across America Day to primary school students as part of a 'Seussical". Performances will be videotaped so that teachers can show the presentations over and over to varied classes for instructional purposes.
Fluency with iTalk P-K to 3
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This will be an ongoing lesson incorporated into our Reader's Workshop time. Students will record themselves reading using iTalk on the iPad.
Follow the Drinking Gourd K to 12
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Learn about the Underground Railroad, Harriett Tubman, Slavery, and what it takes to have a safe classroom all in the same lesson.
Fractions in Action 5 to 5
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We will learn fraction using the Blended Classroom method and kicking them off with an Engaged Learning Unit. Students will learn to add and subtract fraction with unlike denominators.
Fractions in the Real World 2 to 2
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Students will use their iPads to find examples of fractions in the real world. They will take pictures of the objects that represent the fractions. They will use educreations to explain their reasoning for selecting that object and label the fractional parts.
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.
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.
Fruit / Vegetable Jigsaw 10 to 12
A cooperative learning plan where students learn about categories of things relating to their curriculum, while creating a permanent learning, reviewing, reference, and assessment tool for future use. Using technology, research and "real life" experience students will collaborate to show and teach each other.
Gangs and Clicks... Are They One In The Same? 7 to 9
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Students will work on a whiteboard or SMART Board and make a Venn diagram comparing/contrasting the two social groups.
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.
Geography of Our School K to K
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Students will work in groups to video interviews about the important locations in their school. The videos will be embedded into a class-made map of the school to share with the class as well as future Kindergarten students.
Geometry with Dash 3 to 5
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This lesson will have students interact with Dash & Dot robots and programming to support geometry lessons in identifying, classifying, describing, and finding the perimeter of quadrilaterals. Students will also produce quadrilaterals by building a pen attachment for Dash and using loops and angles.
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 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 Ready for Graduation 8 to 12
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The yearbook is being finalized, and the last digital newspaper will be complete for May 1, the staff will create a senior "Life-Road" slide show to play during the graduation ceremony June 6. They will gather photos from each senior documenting their childhood up 'til the graduation night.
Getting Ready for Graduation 8 to 12
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The yearbook is being finalized, and the last digital newspaper will be complete for May 1, the staff will create a senior "Life-Road" slide show to play during the graduation ceremony June 6. They will gather photos from each senior documenting their childhood up 'til the graduation night.
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
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 Animate the 20th Century! 4 to 8
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In this lesson, students create an animation to share their knowledge of a historical event that took place in the 20th Century.
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.
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.
Going Greek! A companion lesson to accompany The Percy Jackson series 5 to 8
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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.
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.
Google Mail 7 to 8
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People have always had the desire to communicate. E-mail is part of the internet, the largest network of computers in the world.
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 7 Science Vocabulary Building Through Visualization of Word Meanings To Make Digital Art 7 to 7
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The meanings of Grade 7 Science words were visualized through acquisition of photo software skills to make digital art for retention of these word meanings.
Graphing quadratic equations of the form f(x) = ax^2 + c 9 to 12
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In this lesson, we explore the effect of the constant C in the quadratic function f(x) = ax^2. Students will be able to observe that C shifts the quadratic function up/down.
Graphing Weather 2 to 3
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Graphing Weather and writing about the results
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.
Growing a Garden 1 to 5
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After learning about plants and sets of tens, we took what we learned to a STEM project.
Growing and Changing P-K to P-K
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Students will interview friends and adults asking questions and taking pictures. With gathered information will make a school/class newspaper
Growing STEM Minds Through the Growing Gardens 9 to 12
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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
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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.
Halloween Dramatic Reading Podcasts 4 to 12
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Spanish students will create dramatic reading podcasts from elementary Halloween books and stories. The students will create both English and Spanish versions of the podcasts. The podcasts will be shared through the school website with local elementary schools.
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.
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.
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.
History and Architect Through Digital Photography 10 to 12
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Students will take a walking tour of our historic downtown district and take pictures of our history and architectural features. They will then create their own powerpoint to tell our city's history and identify architectural features and home styles.
Hopping Good Tales 4 to 5
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After reading several fairy tales, students will write, edit and illustrate original fairy tales based on The Frog Prince. Using Tool Factory Slide Show students will plan and organize story events, edit and prepare a fairy tale to share with the class.
How does N.Y.C. play a role in international affairs? 2 to 2
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Students will be able to recognize the international role of N.Y.C. , and appreciate the importance of the United Nations. Students will be able to identify aspects of N.Y.C.'s cosmopolitan nature.
How to Build an Electric Motor 6 to 6
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Students will use the POE method to build an electric motor.
I Can Help the Earth, Can You? 1 to 12
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Students will use the flip video cameras to create short video clips, or commercials, stating what they can do around the school to promote Earth Day awareness. These will be used to spread awareness of the simple acts that can be done each day at school and home to help our Earth.
I love Penguins!! P-K to 2
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Students will learn about the different types of penguins, their habitat, etc.
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.
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 I Were President Green Screen P-K to 6
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Students will create a campaign video using the green screen app. They will try to persuade voters to elect them for President.
Images of the Past: A Cave Art Activity K to 12
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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.
iMake It Interactive 3 to 5
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Students will use iPads and QR codes to bring the traditional print textbook into the 21st Century. Students will research information found in text books to create QR code to link to articles, video, online game or picture that will enhance the flat print textbook.
Immigration and the Economy 8 to 12
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Students will learn how immigration impacts the economy of small towns like ours.
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.
Importance of Estimation 5 to 8
Students will make sense of big numbers in order to make reasonable estimates.
Impossible Situation Project using Adobe Photoshop Elements 5.0 8 to 10
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Goal: To put together an artwork that is made up of edited pictures that could not be a real situation.
In Our Own Voice 4 to 5
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The purpose of this lesson is to help students learn about poetry and apply it to real-world settings.
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.
Inquiry Center New England Colonies 7 to 7
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Students worked in pairs and shared a computer to analyze primary sources about New England, for lower leveled students, they watched a video and had to take notes.
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.
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.
Interventions - Data Interpretation 1 to 5
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This year I watched in amazement as at-risk students were scored as non-proficient in the area of data interpretation because they designed graphs incorrectly using a pencil, paper, and ruler.
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 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.
Introduction to Fraction Frenzy K to 5
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In this lesson, students will have a culminating project in which they will produce a skit, song, poem, writing piece, or ANYTHING with their group of 4-5 students using flip cams and flip cam stands to teach the class what they learned about fractions.
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.
Invasive Species 9 to 12
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Invasive species can disrupt and use natural resources that are necessary for endemic species to survive. Students will conduct a field study of an invasive plant species to learn how their community and the endemic species have been affected.
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 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.
IPad Literacy: Engage and Enrich 21st Century Learners 2 to 3
Students will use the iPads as literature and reading response resources during partner or listen to reading. The teacher will use the iPad to formatively assess and keep track of student progress.
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 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
It's Fun to Learn! K to 6
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Learning should be fun, and nothing can be better than using Music and Technology together to enhance learning.
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.
iZOO 3 to 5
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This is the cumlinating project for a unit on animal adaptations and habitats. Students will complete a WebQuest, create a slideshow or animated movie, and a podcast.
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.
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.
Johnny Appleseed or John Chapman: Which Character is Your Favorite? 2 to 3
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Johnny Appleseed or John Chapman: Which Character is Your Favorite? Students will learn about Johnny Appleseed's fictional character and real life character and write about it.
Jones Soda Project- Photography as a Vehicle (for marketing) 9 to 12
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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
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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.
K'Nex Car Racing-STEM Activity K to 2
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Students will make their own race cars out of K'Nex building blocks. The students will then race the car to see which cars are faster.
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).
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.
L'Amitie pour Haiti (Friendship for Haiti) 9 to 12
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My French IV class is undertaking a service learning project in which they correspond via video with a small art school in Haiti.
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.
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 About Colonial Times 5 to 6
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Learning About Colonial Times
Learning Character Concepts and Living With Character P-K to 5
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Military towns have plenty to be proud of particularly of the members of the community that have shown responsibility, trustworthiness, fairness, respect, caring and citizenship. Students will share fiction books they have read through their favorite characters and connect those characters to pillar character concepts for favorite people in their lives who have some connection to the military.
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 Us Grow Lettuce! P-K to P-K
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Middle School students will be responsible for cultivating and documenting the growth of lettuce plants from seed. Digital cameras will be used to create a photo journal which will be incorporated into a multimedia presentation.
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 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 Talk! P-K to P-K
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We will use photos taken with a digital camera to make communication boards that enable our non-verbal students to communicate with their peers and teachers.
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 Focus on Idioms 3 to 8
Students will learn more about idioms.
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.
Life cycle of Insects / Ciclo de la vida de los insectos 2 to 2
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Students will investigate and record some of the unique stages that insects undergo during their life cycle. Students will work in the Blendspace project during the small groups part of our reading block.
Life Skill Communication K to 12
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Using digital camera to expand students with significant disabilities' communication methods.
Lights! Camera! Action! 5 to 12
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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.
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.
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.
Living Creatures Up Close 2 to 5
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Students will discover a pond habitat, capture a specimin and observe under a microscope.
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 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.
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.
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.
Made in the USA 4 to 5
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Students will research different states in the United States. They will make commercials, fliers, and they will give persuasive reports on their state using the projector so others can see their brochures.
Magnificent Metamorphosis: A Podcasting Lesson P-K to 2
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This lesson incorporates podcasting and the use of technology (iPads) to teach students about complete and incomplete metamorphosis. This lesson was designed for Kindergarten, but could be used with Pre-K-2.
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).
Math All Around Us! 2 to 5
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This is a great culminating math project that uses higher level thinking skills. Students will take photographs of "math" in their community. They will use digital cameras and digital voice recorders.
Math Game Video Tutorials 3 to 6
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To facilitate increased family involvement and support of students' mathematics learning, students collaborated in small groups to create video tutorials for family members to watch and learn how to play the math games students play at school as part of their math lessons.
Math Technology Lesson 7 to 8
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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.
Math Time and Measurement Rap 2 to 5
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Students create a rap on their own to help them remember their Time and Measurement facts we learn in 2nd grade.
Maxi's Amazing Adventures P-K to K
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This fun, family activity, which encourages both reading and writing through the use of modern technology, is called Maxi’s Amazing Adventures. Maxi is a friend that we have in our classroom. He is a soft and cuddly bear friend that travels home with each child.
Me on the Map K to 3
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Students will use Google Earth to understand and visually see that they live in many locations within each other. A house is in a town, which is in a county, that is in a state, which lies in a country, that is on a continent, on the planet earth.
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.
Meteorologist For a Day! 4 to 7
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Students will use their knowledge of meteorology, weather forecasting, and weather maps to become meteorologists for a day!
Microsoft PowerPoint 6 to 12
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A step-by-step lesson to teach students how to make an electronic presentations using Microsoft© PowerPoint.
Middle Ages Cross Curriculum Project 6 to 8
This project incorporates all subject areas while students learn about the Middle Ages.
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 Day Proverbs 9 to 12
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This project is for the basic English 11 class. To show their comprehension of proverbs, students will create their own list of proverbs for the modern day generation. Relevancy of literature is necessary for today's student.
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).
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.
Morning Attendance Check in P-K to 12
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Make use of Smartboard to take attendance and lunch count.
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.
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.
Movie Music 5 to 8
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Students study music in movies and create a sequel to a popular childrens movie.
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.
Multiplicity - Creating a photo composite in digital art P-K to P-K
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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.
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 Art Teacher Ate... 4 to P-K
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This was an integrated lesson based on the book, "My Little Sister Ate One Hare" by Kevin Hawkes who was a visiting author at our school. Students created their own short stop motion animation movies that we put together to create one longer movie.
My Colonial Life 3 to 5
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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 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 Town/ My School 3 to 6
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Students groups will gather information on their town or school. They will research the city website, or school website to find important facts, history, and landmarks. Student groups will create a presentation to share with others.
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.
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.”
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
One is a Snail, Ten is a Crab 2 to 3
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In this activity students decompose numbers in order to create math pictures.
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.
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.
Our Family Histories 2 to 6
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Students will research their own histories by interviewing family members (their elders, and extended relatives), collect information, pictures, etc...The students will put their information together using creativity and technology and at the same time apply their knowledge of language arts, math, and social studies.
Our Past is our Future: We will repeat it if we don't learn from it 8 to 12
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Purpose and Overview: Create a multimedia social science project where students collect the oral history from elder volunteers who live in the surrounding neighborhoods. The purpose is to prepare students with severe emotional and behavioral disabilities for transition into the community and work world after graduation from high school.
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 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.
Our World 2 to 4
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Students will use Chromebooks to look up a website. The students will navigate to ducksters and learn additional information about geography.
Parts of the Computer P-K to P-K
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A lesson to teach students to learn the parts of the computer and to identify whether an item is input or output.
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.
Peeps Project for Watership Down 9 to 12
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Students create a video of key scenes in the novel Watership Down. Student first create a storyboard timeline of the key scenes by using skills they have learned for determining importance and sequence of events and then they choose one to recreate using Peeps marshmallow treats.
Penguin Pals 1 to 3
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Utilizing a cross curricular theme based lesson, this multi-sensory approach will allow my second grade struggling readers to experience activities in reading,writing,speaking,listening,science,technology, and integrated art.
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 Essay Powerpoints 9 to 10
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Students will use digital cameras to document campus problems at our school and compile them into a PowerPoint presentation along with a persuasive letter to our school faculty, administration, superintendent, or school board.
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.
Photo Transfer Mixed Media Collage 8 to 12
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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.
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.
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.
Pictures of Health K to 12
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Taking pictures of health activities in our school nutrition clubs. Promoting Nutrition with pictures of students involved in activities.
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.
Planets in Our Solar System P-K to 8
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Students will be able to use technology to visit space in a virtual reality Students will be able to observe the planets in our solar system up close and learn information about them to create a project.
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."
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, Podcast, Read All about It 6 to 8
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Students will be able to create a podcast. They will practice submitting a podcast onto an iPod Shuffle.
Podcasting About Our World 1 to 5
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Students will combine learning about the world around them through our 21st Century lesson about Flat Stanley with technology to create podcasts about their flat adventures.
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 Poetry Slam 3 to 5
Students will participate in a poetry slam by podcasting. Poetry slams are a great way for students to improve oral reading and fluency and to make connections; it is only natural to incorporate technology.
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.
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.
Postcards from the Civil War 5 to 8
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Students will research one of the battles of the Civil War and use their research to create a digital postcard which they will send electronically.
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)
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.
President research 3 to 5
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Students will use technology to research, write, and publish work on a current or past presdient. This will be the research project after a 2 week reading unit on So You Want to be President.
President Slide Show 2 to 3
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As a part of a government unit my students research Abraham Lincoln and George Washington. Then they make a slide show of the information.
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.
Primary and Secondary Documents for Colonial Times 5 to 6
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Primary and Secondary Documents for Colonial Times Lesson Plan
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Read With Me 3 to 12
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Students from a Elementary School has a peer reading buddy (a high school student) to reading and discuss age appropriate materials and lessons using technology Skype, Thinglink, Email.
Reader's Theater with a Twist 1 to 5
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Students will use a FlipVideo to create and share student-created scripts for their curriculum reading stories. Video will be uploaded to www.voicethread.com to share as a parent-classroom connection.
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 9 to 12
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Interactive reading stations that incorporate technology to enhance the reading experience of high school students.
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 Strategies for Decoding Tricky Words 1 to 1
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The Flip Ultra Camcorder will be used to create a video toolbox of reading strategies demonstrated by students. These strategies, which develop independent readers who self-monitor and self-correct as they read, will be shared with parents. The video toolbox will provide a balance between reading strategies, self monitoring, and cross-checking behaviors.
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.
Real-World Probability 11 to 12
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Students will use digital media to complete a culminating project relating probability concepts to real-world events.
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.
Red Ribbon Week 4 to 8
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During this week we will perform shows that teal with the topics of Bullying and Cyber-bullying. The students will write parts of the shows and they will be performed over three days for the entire school which has an enrollment of about 720 students.
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.
Reporting News About Rosa Parks 4 to 6
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You are a news reporter and your boss needs for you to write a newspaper article on Rosa Parks.
Research Begins in Kindergarten P-K to 5
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Children are directed to find a specific non-flction fact, looking in many different books such as, " What do bears eat?" They are to take a picture of the bear eating something and present it as a whole class research project. The teacher and students will then add the necessary facts to the pictures and a slide show is prepared with the pictures and facts.
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.
Resizing Pictures 6 to 8
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A lesson that teaches students how to resize computer picture files.
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.
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.
Rockin Robotics K to 5
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Students will design, engineer, and create a artbot with Cubelets. This problem based exercise will include the student choosing Lego blocks and Cubelets to design a drawing robot that dances to the beat of a favorite song.
Rotational Math 6 to 6
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Unit will be on how to use positive rational numbers. I will cover Lesson 1-1 Fluently Add, Subtract, and Multiply Decimals. The same rotational model will be used for all math topics.
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.
S.C.A.N.M.E. P-K to 12
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Students Creating A New Method of Evaluation
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
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.
Scanning Pictures 2 to 5
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Students will scan a picture from home and edit it!
School Commercial 7 to 8
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Creating a commercial about Jewett Academy.
Science Concepts Presentations Using Tablets 6 to 8
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Students work in small groups using electronic devices -- Smart Phones and/or Tablets to research a science topic and create a multi-media presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint, and an online survey/quiz using Kahoot.it to display on Interactive Whiteboard for the class to respond to.
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.
Science Video Journal Through Earth's Systems 6 to 6
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Collaborative groups will be used to create video lessons for classmates in a modified jigsaw type activity. Students will become experts on their topic and teach peers using creative video lessons to explain concepts on Earth's dynamic systems. Video lessons can be demonstrations, skits, interviews, songs, etc.
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.
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.
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.
Seeing Math Everywhere We Look 9 to 9
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Through an exploration and photographic capture of parabolas throughout our environment. students will move from the “When am I ever going to use this?” to “I see it being used” stage in math class – specifically for quadratic equations. They will then research the related jobs necessary to "bring the parabola to life."
Self Identity 9 to 12
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Students research into their experience, culture and life to create a self portrait learning facial proportions. Viewing a variety of artists with different interpretations of involving expression in their portraits.
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.
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.
Shapes in Art, Shapes in Body P-K to 1
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Students learn how to distinguish shapes through dance and music.
Sharing your PowerPoint Presentation 6 to 12
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A step-by-step lesson to teach students how to share their electronic presentations using Microsoft© PowerPoint.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Simple Machines Scavenger Hunt 3 to 3
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As a culminating project for a unit on simple machines, students will take pictures of examples of simple machines around the school and use them to create a powerpoint presentation.
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.
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 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.
Space Adventures P-K to P-K
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This lesson plan will introduce preschool children to various outer space experiences.
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.
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.
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.
Standard 6.07 - Produce computer-aided floor plan designs. 9 to 12
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This lesson plan uses a computer-based design program to teach students how to produce a computer-aided floor plan.
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.
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.
Stop Animation, Art history and Literacy 6 to 8
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Students work in teams of two to create a short Stop Animation Film for pre-K through 1st graders to learn about the Masters of Art History.
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.
Structures and Functions of plants and animals 4 to 4
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This lesson is part of a unit to meet grade 4 Life Science Standards, Structures and Processes. In this lesson, students will conduct research on various animals and or plants to determine what external structures support survival and growth. In addition, students will use technology to publish their findings to a blog and have the ability to comment and respond to other classmate’s blogs, learning from each other’s experiences.
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 Solutions- Saving Our Surroundings 4 to 8
Students will investigate plants, animals and their habitats creating several products to educate and share their fellow classmates. During the process of research, students will also develop ideas to help solve the problem of endangered habitats, animals and plants.
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.
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 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.
Super Size It, Please! 10 to 11
Hands on math project to help students understand scale factors and ratios using photos of themselves!
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 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.
Tablet use in Centers P-K to 9
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Teacher will use a tablet in a center in order to focus student on quick activities centered on one concept. Students will cycle through the 6 centers in groups of 4.
Taking a Micro Hike 6 to 8
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Students will be studying ecosystems and the dynamic interactions between plants, animals, and microrganisms and their environment. Groups of students will be given an outdoor study area and must be able to discuss and identify the life at the surface of the soil, be able to identify the life existing on a rotten log, and be able to identify the spiders according to their physical features
Teaching Listening and Speaking Skills for Special Education Students K to 1
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This ELA lesson plan for students with special needs includes technology integration while students enhance their listening and speaking skills. Students will learn different modes of transportation while building language and cooperative skills.
Teaching Tone and Mood 9 to 12
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After reading a book or novel students create a documentary where they play the role of one of the characters from the story. Students demonstrate an understanding of tone and mood through their acting, music selection, and editing of the video.
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 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 and your Future: Using SmartPhones and IPads in the classroom 4 to 5
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Using research from the internet, via Smart Phone or I Pads, studnets will "open their eyes" as to what they will need to do and have in order to attain the life they desire for their future.
Technology in Art 3 to 12
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Cubism using Digital Photography
Technology social studies reading and language arts to special needs students using technology K to 5
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This lesson will use our wishlists mimioboard bundle with voting system to help students gain knowledge in reading comprehension
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.
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.
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.
Thanks for Your Service P-K to 12
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Students need to learn to be thankful for what they have. What better way than to honor those who have fought for their freedom.
The "Important" Podcast 1 to 3
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Students will create a theme-based podcast to recap and detail what they have learned for that period. The podcasts will be used for younger students and for parents.
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 ABC's of Winter K to 4
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Students will use a tablet to take photos of objects in the school that are ABC related. These will be photos of winter or winter-related themes.
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 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 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 DIGITAL CAT--A PURR-FECT SOLUTON! 11 to 12
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Anatomy students will make their own dissection manual complete with digital pictures and labels. Each year students will add to the manuals.
The Family Tree 6 to 8
Families are a wonderful resource of support, traditions, and stories. In this unit, my students will write a series of essays about their families that will be put together in a book that can serve a record that can be shared with family now and in the future.
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 Flip Side of Plants and Animals K to 6
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Typically, science experiment observation is paper pencil, but with the Flip Video camcorder, students can record their observations on video, allowing them to be extremely detailed and accurate. Using a Flip Video for observation also allows the student to share with others exactly what they saw during the course of an experiment.
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 Hall of Physicist 8 to 12
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Students will create biographical posters of famous physicist through the ages.
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 LONG AND SHORT OF IT - SHADOWS K to 2
Kindergarten through Second Grade students will explore light and shadows in science.
The Next DIY Stars 3 to 8
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Teach students to write "how to" or "directions" essays, then bring them to life by demonstrating on video using Movie Maker and Flip cameras.
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 Poetry of Sculpture 4 to 4
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Imagine being so inspired by a piece of sculpture that you become a expressive poet. That is just what my 4th graders will do.
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 Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Wolf Again 2 to 2
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Comparing and Contrasting the various stories of the Three Little Pigs from the pig's point of view and the wolf's view
The Waning Moon 4 to 5
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Students will create a short claymation video to explain the phases of the moon and what we can learn from them.
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 World Around Me 5 to 8
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Students will take pictures of landscapes, nature, the environment, etc. They will choose one picture that will be used as their "muse" to write a story that describes that specific picture.
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.
This I Believe K to 12
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Students will listen to a podcast of "This I Believe" from NPR and create a list of their own beliefs. Great introduction to the Civil War.
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.
Thorne Comm 6 to 8
Technology can help teachers communicate more effectively with parents. Photographic evidence of student's performance is very effective!
Time to Vote 6 to 8
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The students will learn about the three branches of U.S. government by creating and simulating the election and campaign processes. They will utilize not only their textbooks and classroom materials, but will also take a hands on approach with various technologies to enhance their outcome.
Titanic Research Projects 7 to 7
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In this lesson, students conduct research (CCSS W.7.7) on topics connected to a narrative nonfiction story from the reading basil, "Exploring the Titanic" by Robert Ballard. Students use iPads or Chromebooks to gather credible and relevant research on individually assigned topics and then present their findings to the class through use of an interactive presentation program such as Prezi, Emaze, or Google Slides.
To Kill a Mockingbird 6 to 8
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Students will examine the issues of injustice and race relations in the 1930s. They will be challenged to gain a new perspective by walking in another person's shoes.
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.
Traveling Abroad to Dine! 3 to 4
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Students incorporate the communication skills they have learned in Spanish class during the restaurant unit to produce a mini-drama. They show their advancement in the second language in an authentic setting.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tweets From The Rug K to 5
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First grade students will use a tablet to access our class twitter account to review topics learned in class, share class observations and communicate upcoming events. While using the tablet to access the twitter account students will also learn about making good choices while using social media.
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).
Understanding Interactions Among Local Species and the Local Environment 11 to 12
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Students will use digital cameras to observe and investigate a variety of species in the schoolyard ecosystem. Students will research the species and construct food chains and food webs from their photos. Students will use their observations to write hypothesis and develop experiments.
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 Macs to Understand the Computer language K to 3
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Using macs along with other cd programs, students can learn various subject matter and feel secure while learning new information to use through out their lives.
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 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.
V.I.P. Project K to 12
Students interview each other and practice social skills while practicing reading and writing activities.
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 Vocab K to 2
To build background knowledge of unit vocabulary, students will create videos explaining the definition of new words that will be used in second grade Science units.
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.
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.
Visual Dictionary for Root/Prefix/Suffix Meanings 4 to 8
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Students will Define the meaning of common prefixes, suffixes, and roots. They will then find clip art to serve as a visual reminder of these meanings.
Vocabulary 9 to 12
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This is a lesson that incorporates technology and vocabulary. Students will create videos to represent the meaning of the words
Vocabulary Building Through Visualization Of Word Meanings To Create Digital Art 7 to 8
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Vocabulary enhancement came to the forefront with acquired skills of manipulating photographs ... utilizing various tools and filters within the software … and this cognitive and creative process placed the students in a new environment of hands-on with photo software and the requirement of researching the "real" meanings of words, then translating these "realities" into "creative" ones through visualization.
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.
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.)
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.
We Have a Dream 2 to 4
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Students write their own "I Have a Dream" speech based on how they think they can make their world a better place.
We're going on an Animal Safari! 1 to 3
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Students will be creating podcasts on animals from Africa. Students will share research about an animal and their adventure on Safari.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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 does Citizenship mean to you? 9 to 12
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Students create an audio podcast about citizenship.
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 Happened During the French and Indian War? 5 to 6
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Students will make a timeline about the French and Indian War
What is it... A Frog or a Toad? 1 to 3
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Frog and Toad Lesson Purpose: Comparing Frogs and Toads (Can be used for science lessons or for any “Frog and Toad” Series book.)
What's In A Name? 6 to 8
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Sixth grade research class students will learn about triangulation as they collect primary and secondary research about their names, along with expert opinion . The research findings will be presented in the form of a movie.
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.
What's Up with the Water Cycle? 1 to 2
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Purpose: Students would learn the steps of the water cycle, then film the process and explain it using a flip camera.
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's in the Hot Seat- Characterization and Point-of-View 6 to 7
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Students will be able to demonstrate how characters change throughout a story, as well as describe how the author develops the point-of-view of the characters. Students will use the Smart Board, along with Smart Board Slates, to complete the interactive activities, in order to master these objectives.
Who's Who in Hampton? 1 to 6
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Students use their interviews with our town's First Selectmen, Town Librarian, Town Clerk, Fire Chief, and Town Tax Collector, Town Assesor, Board of Education Chairperson, and School Superintendent/Principal to create a podcast. The interviews will be used
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.
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.
Wild Flower Project 9 to 12
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Students will have to go out into the community to photograph and collect samples of various types of texas wild flowers for taxonomic identification and dissecction.
Windsor Opposes Waste - WOW! 2 to 6
We propose a year-long, problem-based learning between grades 2 and 6. Teams of students will meet and discuss and identify the problem(s), brainstorm solutions, implement their solutions and throughout the year evaluate and reexamine their decisions and actions.
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.
Word Processing 6 to 8
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A lesson that teaches students how to use a word processor
Wordle It 3 to 5
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Students learning about adjectives or character traits, can integrate this technology and practice these concepts in an artistic fashion. Using wordle.net, students will create a word cloud with their selected traits or adjectives.
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.
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 using sequencing phrases P-K to P-K
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Students will learn how to use sequencing phrases to organize their writing in the order of the events took place.
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.
Zoom into Writing 1 to 4
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To work on focusing on a specific topic, students will take digital pictures around the school yard. They will then use the zoom on the Olympus camera to focus on one part of the picture. Their stories will be based on the zoomed picture.
“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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