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3-D Point of View 4 to 4
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Students will identify and build a three-dimensional object from a two-dimensional representation of that object and vice versa.
All About Me Powerpoint (An upper grade back to school activity) 4 to 8
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Students will create a PowerPoint that introduces themselves to their classmates and includes personal information (family, likes/dislikes, strengths/weaknesses, friends,etc.) clipart images and scanned photographs. They will present their PowerPoint to classmates and teacher.
Artists in Power Point 6 to 12
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Artist history comes alive to students when they make a power point about the artists. They are encouraged to find online images from the artists' works and incorporate them along with pertinant information to create a techhie bio of them.
Autism help through PowerPoint 6 to 12
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Students will create advanced PowerPoint lessons that have people choose something from a field of three. Our hope is to help children with special needs grow while my middle school students learn advanced PowerPoint and learn to understand other people.
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.
Character power points 1 to 3
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While using a power point I created by using images from google and the idea of friendship. I help the students learn with each slide what frienship really entails. There are thought provoking images and conversation starters.
Computer History Jeopardy (Nonlinear PowerPoint) 10 to 12
Students use PowerPoint to learn about the history of computers. Digital cameras are used to take pictures of items which can be associated with their assigned topic.
Endanged Animal Power Point 6 to 12
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Create a Power Point Presentation About an Endangered Animals
Farewell to Manzanar Introduction Activity; Racism and Point of View 8 to 11
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In this multi-day lesson students will be introduced to the racism and predjudice that Japanese Americans faced after the bombing of Pearl Harbor and that Middle Eastern Americans faced after 9/11. By showing the parralel between the two events, one in a history book, one they remember, it will provide a framework for them to understand better the point of view of Jeanne, the narrator of Farewell To Manzanar.
FCAT Science 2.0 Powerpoint Presentations 5 to 5
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My class will make a presentation for all 5th graders in Florida who take the Science FCAT 2.0
Finding the Tipping Point 11 to 12
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Students will read and analyze Malcolm Gladwell's Tipping Point and then apply their understanding of the book to their school.
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.
Personal PowerPoint 8 to 12
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Students will make a Personal PowerPoint and Present them in class. Students must fill out an outline and also present the powerpoint.
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.
Plant, Point and Record the Life Cycles of Plants 1 to 6
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Students will photograph the life cycles of growing plants. Using continuous photographs, they will monitor the scientific data collection of their plants' growth for online photo journals that they will posted on their student-created website.
Point and Shoot Mood Silent Movie 7 to 8
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There is a movie, Who is Afraid of Virginia Wolf, that the story is told more by the actions of the characters than their words. This lesson will help students understand emotions and how to portray the mood of a story with facial expressions, music and no words. They will make a silent movie!
Poverty Point Native Americans 2 to 3
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Poverty Point Native Americans and Landmark in Louisiana (Rotation Day 1 with Centers)
PowerPoint Probability 6 to 6
Students conduct an independent probability experiment and film the scenario. The scene is imported into a PowerPoint presentation with frequency tables and graphs. Students create questions to ask other students about their probability movie.
PowerPoint Project 9 to 12
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Cross curriculuar project with English 1 to create a PowerPoint which includes Elements of Rhetoric from a famous Speech they chose from (of 8) in the English class.
Pretty Plants Point of View 4 to 5
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Students will use kidspiration to create a flower of their choosing and write a poem from the flower's point of view.
Rocky Point Recycler's P-K to P-K
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Our students will be learning about how to save and protect our Earth. Students will use ipad's to reseach and present information to the other grade levels in our district.
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.
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.
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.
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.
6th Grade Country Reports 5 to 6
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Students will use a variety of multimedia tools to research, write, and do a power point presentation on a country of their choice.
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 "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!!
Around the World in 10 Days - Landmark Project 4 to 6
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An integrated reading/writing/geography/technology unit focused on identifying famous landmarks around the world.
Around the World in 180 Days 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.
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.
Bringing Historical Figures Alive 3 to 7
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In this unit students will learn about a famous person in history and use several types of media to investigate them and show what they have learned.
Candidate Obama Support and President Obama's Agenda 7 to 8
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Support letters via Microsoft Word for Candidate Obama ... sent to Obama Headquarters in Chicago [received Obama response] ... then PowerPoint presentations of President Obama's Agenda researched at www.whitehouse.gov ... sent as followup to the White House.
Clip Me P-K to 2
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This lesson involves my second graders using clip art for their Power Point presentations. They will decide on an endangered species they would like to learn more about, write a report, and last make a power point presentation to present to our third grade classes.
Culminating Alternative Energy project 9 to 12
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Based on research from the Alternative Energy Unit, each team will decide upon the most appropriate alternative energy source that would "best" fit for their specific city with regards to advantages/disadvantages, location, and cost.
Dazzling Digital Poem Project ¨C 7th grade 7 to 10
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7th grade students will take one of their original poems and create a digital poem on PowerPoint. This poem will include a student narration of poem, a collage of pictures representing their poem's ideas and background music.
Density- An Intrinsic Property K to 12
Students will use common lab equipment and materials to design an experiment to prove that density is an intrinsic property. They will use a digital point and shoot, a computer, a PowerPoint program and a digital projector to develop and present the procedures they create and perform in the lab.
Desert Tortoise Adaptations 4 to 8
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Students will observe how a desert tortoise is adapted to its surroundings. They will take notes and then photograph the environment and tortoise to design a powerpoint.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
ecology 6 to 8
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Students will gain a lifelong love of nature by infusing the technology into what they are learning about ecology in a real way. Students will do this by creating PowerPoints of ecology concepts using photos/video of things found around them.
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.
Everything American 8 to 8
Students work collaboratively to define "American Culture" by capturing images of the American way of life, and using them to create a PowerPoint display using words and images.
Exploring My Environment for Speech and Language K to 5
Student will photograph objects containing their targeted speech sounds and/or items in selected categories. These photographs will be used in a power point slide show for individual drill and copied to establish a "visual library".
Favorite foods of the 7th grade 5 to 8
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Students survey their classmates and create powerpoint presentations to determine the favorite food of the 7th grade.
Figurative Language 4 to 5
Students create a visual image using Kidpix of an example of hyperbole or personification.
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.
Harlem Renaissance Research Project 9 to 12
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Students will research an aspect of the 1920s and/or 1930s in order to gain an understanding of the setting in terms of the time and place of the novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God.
Harlem Renaissance: "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" 6 to 12
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Students will use graphic design and powerpoint to discuss race relation and the Harlem Renaissance by creating a children's book for a younger groups of children.
Hero Cards P-K to P-K
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Using Power Point or Publisher, create collectible cards for literary heroes.
Life Cycle of a Butterfly P-K to P-K
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Students will be able to learn and document the different stages of a butterfly with a digital camera.
Memoir - The Gift of Memories 7 to 8
This project incorporates the writing of either a memoir or a memoir poem- focusing on a favorite person or pet. Students create either a Power Point or Windows Movie Maker movie showcasing this person or pet-giving it as a gift.
Mythbusters 8 to 8
The popular show "Mythbusters" is the ultimate way for students to utilize the scientific method every day to answer questions about science and life.
Nature of Geometry 4 to 5
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Students use digital cameras to prove their knowledge of geometric terms. Requires (4) 45 minute class periods.
Photography Presentation 6 to 8
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Students will present a Power Point of their favorite thing using photography.
Portable Art Portfolio 6 to 8
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Students keep a digital record of all art pieces created throughout the year/s on a convenient pen drive.
Preposition. Preposition Starting with an A 4 to 6
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After an introduction to prepositions, students will create a hands-on Powerpoint slideshow using a digital camera, Lego figures, and their laptops. This slideshow will showcase their knowledge of prepositions and prepositional phrases.
Real Life Math Applications 3 to 5
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Students will explore and report on mathematical ideas found or experienced in their everyday lives. Although this lesson plan focuses on number sense and place value, the idea can be adapted to support any math standard.
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.
Scavenger Hunt 6 to 8
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Use digital cameras to find items and collect the information to create a collage. Use in any subject.
School Spirit 9 to 12
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In this lesson I teach students how to use design tools to create a school t-shirt. Then I teach them how to market their designs to the student body and the business marketing mix.
See the Music 4 to 5
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Students create PowerPoint presentations featuring famous musicians, singers, or a piece of music
Self-Portraits: Photography and Memoirs 6 to 8
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Students will read a collection of memoirs, short-stories and personal reflections about being a preteen or teenager and will write their own creative non-fiction piece about being 13 years old. This will be paired with a photography unit in which students will learn the guidelines for better photography and create self-portraits to accompany their creative writing.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Virtual Field Guide 6 to 8
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Students will discover and photograph wildlife around campus. Students will create a field guide to be published on the school website.
Weather Forecast 4 to 5
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Students will use weather terms, tools and current weather conditions to create a 4-day forecast and present it to the class.
Write to Read 6 to 8
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There is nothing more motivating than teaching to the interests of students, and what middle school students' interests revolve around themselves and their friends. Digital storytelling of the school year gives them a voice and leades to improved language arts skills.
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.
A Snap at Geometry 5 to 6
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This project focuses on analyzing objects and discussing their math attributes. After learners explore and build background knowledge about polygons, polyhedrons, and other geometric figures, they will complete a webquest. Students will create, explain, and evaluate their understanding of geometric shapes through activities.
La Casa de Mis Sueños/My Dream House 9 to 12
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Students will use present tense conjugation and learn vocabulary that describes a house. Students will create visual representation of their dream house using presentation tool of their choice. Students will “walk us through” their houses in small group presentations (6 students + teacher) while we roll a dice to ask questions about each presentation and providing verbal feedback, all in Spanish.
Literary Tour of California via Vodcast 9 to 12
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Students study California authors and create a podcast telling about each author. Listeners learn about the cities and places that California authors lived, worked and played in and wrote about.
"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.
"Coming to a Library Near You!" - Book Trailer Grant 9 to 12
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Students will read their chosen books and create book trailers using clip art and sound bites. These book trailers will be played on the district's television channel to share with all students. Book trailers will entice other students to read more books!
"Dear Peter Rabbit" Lesson Plan 1 to 4
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This lesson incorporates Beatrix Potter's story of "Peter Rabbit" and a variety of technology resources. The end result has students writing letters online to Peter Rabbit after his ordeal in Mr. McGregor's garden. http://www.vrml.k12.la.us/sadies/lesson/peter/peterlesson.htm
"In the News!" 2 to 8
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A newscast that can be writen, produced and created by elementary or middle school students. Co-Authored with Stacy Bodin
"In Three Words" 5 to 8
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"In Three Words, a lesson creating an anti-bullying Animoto video, allows students to take an active role in the development of an anti-bullying lesson thus taking ownership of the message. Students used the Good Morning America segment “Your Three Words” as a model for creating videos depicting powerful anti-bullying messages. Using flip video cameras, students filmed short clips displaying their three word messages and then created a collective video using the web 2.0 tool, Animoto.
"Let's Make Some Money" 4 to 6
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The economic troubles of the past year prompted me to develop a project that would help my class understand economic concepts and the types of decisions made by consumers and business owners in our country. The students will study economics and then become entrepreneurs themselves. During the final activity they will pick a product, advertise, and then sell to our Kindergarten class.
"Marchen or Sagen" - A Digital Story Telling Experience 10 to 12
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Storytelling is as old as time itself! Every culture that exists or has ever existed had a strong storytelling aspect. Stories are used for entertainment, teaching and passing on knowledge and wisdom. Each of us has a story and it has been said, "We are the stories that we tell about ourselves."
"The ABC's of Sunshine" K to 1
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Kindergarten students will photograph things around our school. Focus on the ABC's and publish a book for the library.
"The Five Life Zone Research Project" 7 to 8
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Students in grade 7 and 8 will travel from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to the Grand Canyon in Williams, Arizona to investigate and measure the soil and water quality (if water can be found) for each of five life zones. The five life zones are the Lower Sonoran or low hot desert; the Upper Sonoran or desert steppe; the Transition or open woodlands; the Canadian or fir forest; and the Hudsonian or spruce forest. This is equivalent to studying the life zones found from Mexico to Canada. The latest technology will be used to complete the field studies and record and communicate their findings.
"Why College?" Commercial 9 to 9
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Students will create a 30 second commercial advertisement for an audience of high school students. The commercial's message must center around why attending college is important.
'Student Teaching' 6 to 6
Students teamed up to teach a 20 minute mini-lesson. I used my Flip Video Camera and Tripod to record them.
(G.I.F) Graphics Integrates Fun 7 to 8
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(G.I.F) Graphics Integrates Fun is a lesson plan that will enhance 7th and 8th grade graphic arts class projects by sharpening the students' kinesthetic graphic design skills through the technology of a Wacom Graphire 3 Classic graphics tablet and digital cameras. It will also instill lifelong learning that is fun while the lessons relate to other subjects.
(PART 1) Applied STEM: Rocketry and its Components 6 to 8
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This unit plan walks students through the entire model rocket design, construction, and test launch phase complete with diverse evaluations and using video technology to view every aspect of a rocket launch. All rockets are homemade - no kits involved.
1 Picture = 1,000 Adjectives 6 to 8
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When learning parts of speech, my students tend to have a difficult time thinking of powerful, creative adjectives, especially since I have a list of adjectives they are not allowed to use. The students groan when told to look at a thesaurus but having them complete an activity keeps them interested and actually causes them to ask for a thesaurus without being told.
1 STEP SUBTRACTION WITH WORD PROBLEMS P-K to 5
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Solve one step subtraction problems
1000 Paper Cranes for Japan 3 to 5
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My students will be learning about the history, arts, and culture of Japan through an Origami project. I will use the document camera to demonstrate the origami process for my students.
1920's Personalities Podcasting Project 7 to 12
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Students research people of the 1920's create a written report. Next students create a podcast finished with pictures and music if it enhances the "personality of the 1920s" that will be posted on the school website.
1950's 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.
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.
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.
7th grade- Adding Rational Numbers 7 to 7
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-Adding integers using a horizontal or vertical number lines. Adding integers using counters/chips
8th grade Math-Intro toTransformations 8 to 8
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A week of lesson plans to introduce students to the different Transformations.
9th Grade ELA Project-Based Learning 9 to 10
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This is a project-based learning unit that I taught with one of our 9th grade teachers. Students learned different persuasive techniques as they developed their own charitable organization to fight child abuse.
A Cleaner Today for a Greener Tomorrow 6 to 8
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Students become environmentalists through community activities.
A day in the life of a 4th/5th grader 4 to 5
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To encourage self confidence in a difficult age! Take pictures of themselves from start of the day to finish, then use the pictures and create a powerpoint presentation.
A Day in the Life on Tech’s Campus 7 to 12
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Multimedia assignment to capture what is happening on campus from multiple perspectives with photos, stories, video and blogs
A Different Perspective 6 to 12
Teaching wheelchair bound students the joys of photography.
A Math Twist 3 to 6
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Students create mathematical problems using computer applications such as Microsoft Word and clearly explain in writing how the problem is solved.
A New Way of Looking 5 to 8
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Students will be able to understand the concepts of light and lens using the life of Galileo as a guide. Students will be given opportunities to experiment just like Galileo. Students will be given a variety of opportunities to learn about the complexity of light using many different mediums.
A Picture's Worth a Thousand Notes 6 to 12
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Providing a visual representation of a classical piece of musical literature. Creating a listening map for a classical piece using digital photography and computer presentation format.
A to Z photo project 9 to 12
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This project is designed for technology students to get familiar with a DSLR digital camera. Students display "best of" around the school.
A 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.
A Utopian Revolution 9 to 12
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Students are introduced to the ideas of utopia and totalitarian states before reading George Orwell's "Nineteen Eighty-Four" by actively participating in the creation of a utopia and its fall into a totalitarian society. Students will document the rise and fall of their society and reflect upon the changes that allowed a dictator to take control.
ABC's and 123's and a Rainbow of Color K to 2
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To create a digital story with a student with Traumatic Brain Injury so she can learn her letters, colors and numbers. Children with TBI often struggle to learn new concepts so we look for new and unique ways to tap into other areas of the brain for new learning in hopes that the undamaged portions will assist in learning.
About Me 9 to 12
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Students (who have limited verbal and social skills) will search for pictures on the internet about topics they find interesting. They will type (copy dictated sentences, choose sentences with additional picture cues) 3-10 sentences about their topic and present it to their peers.
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.
Adopt a Tree 3 to 3
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This activity allows students to adopt a tree within the schoolyard to study throughout the year. Students will photograph the different parts of the tree at different points of the year to observe seasonal changes.
Advertising in Action 9 to 12
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Students create their own commercials for a product of their choice. They must utilize a variety of advertising techniques to sell their products.
Aesthetic Perception Unit 9 to 12
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Student will journal while listening to music examples in order to create value statements regarding works of music. These will appear in blog format on the classroom page.
African Kaleidoscope Music Visions Project for GT Music Students 3 to 5
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Students will explore the culture and music of an African country of their choice. They will present a short PowerPoint or Flipchart for the class, students could also use iPads to create iMovies. Students may choose to present it on a traditional poster. Students may wish to provide samples of African Tribal music. Students should also write a brief song in 4/4 meter and C pentatonic about African music.
African Kaleidoscope Music Visions Project for GT Music Students 3 to 5
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Students will explore the culture and music of an African country of their choice. They will present a short PowerPoint or Flipchart for the class, students could also use iPads to create iMovies. Students may choose to present it on a traditional poster. Students may wish to provide samples of African Tribal music. Students should also write a brief song in 4/4 meter and C pentatonic about African music.
All about me 6 to 8
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Getting to know all the students. An all about me project for grades 6-8.
All About Me! K to 1
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Writing stories "All About Me"
Alphabet Group Project 10 to 12
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Students work in groups to locate alphabet letters in ordinary items and scenery. This is not a dictionary project, but rather an awareness of lines, shapes, angles, and level.
Alternative Modes for Alternative Ed P-K to P-K
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To provide media information in the form of a DVD library centrally located at Seminole County District Office in order to provide various learning formats for struggling and at risk incarcerated learnes.
Amazing Photography 9 to 12
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This lesson will serve as a follow up to an introductory lesson on photography. Each student will be responsible for creating a Powerpoint presentation with examples of "amazing photography."
American Symbols 1 to 2
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The students will learn about American Symbols and why they are important. I will integrate technology in the classroom to enhance and motivate student learning. Education should come alive to the students and with the use of technology in the classroom…….students thrive. The lessons in this unit would not be possible without the use of technology.
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 Interview with South Carolina Revolutionary Heroes 6 to 12
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A student narrator will interview revolutionary heroes from South Carolina and British generals who participated in the Revolutionary War. This interview will be video recorded. Students will research and write the scripts for the production.
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 Concrete Jungles 4 to 4
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Students will take pictures of plants located throughout the school campus (which has very little grassy area.) They will compare and contrast the plants that are thriving with the plants that are struggling for survival.
Analyzing Motion of a Tossed Ball 10 to 12
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Using digital cameras, students collect videos of their peers making basketball shots or tossing a ball in a parabolic arc. Using Vernier software, the students then analyze the motion of the object.
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.
And Action ........ Stop Motion Style 9 to 12
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Cross-Curriculum project integrating Art (sculpting) and Technology (Video Editing, Web 2.0 (Video Sharing),
And Today's Guest Star Is... 9 to 12
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Students photograph each other using appropriate behaviors in classroom, whole -school, and community environments for social stories.
Animal Morphs 2 to 5
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Students use photos (headshots) of themselves with the expression of an animal that they want to be. The photo sticker is placed on the paper, and the students add the rest of the body in its natural habitat. Information about the animal is written in the border of the picture.
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.
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 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.
Animation Festival 5 to 6
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5th and 6th grade students will create claymation and object animation shorts to be produced as a short film festival. This lesson is actually a unit on animation comprised of several weeks of group work and filming.
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.
Annotating and Analyzing Readings with Tablets 9 to 12
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This lesson plan shows how tablets and/or computers with internet access would be used in my ELA classroom to enhance engagement and independence reading and analyzing Common Core texts.
Antony vs. Brutus 9 to 12
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In groups of four, students will create an advertising campaign based on their given character/speech of Antony or Brutus from Shakespeare's Caesar. Students will use the project as means of debate focusing on the which character should have control of Rome after the death of their former leader, Caesar.
AP Biology & Inquiry-Based Labs 11 to 12
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Instead of carrying around an encyclopedic textbook, students will have their text downloaded onto an iPad where they can highlight, bookmark, and find definitions instantly without ruining the book next year. Students will also be using their iPad for creating, reviewing, and sharing their own labs.
Array Intro to Multiplication 2 to 2
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Students will read a story problem and show four ways array, repeated addition, commutative property, and drawing to solve the problem using a chart they created.
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.
At the Top of Mississippi: Southaven 6 to 8
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Project – At the Top of Mississippi: Southaven Students will report and record personal events, people and places that are important to them in their daily lives. They will then, with their classmates, combine their efforts and produce a DVD that will be presented to the City of Southaven and the Southaven Chamber of Commerce to give to families that are interested in relocating to our city. This will promote Southaven in a positive manner through the eyes of our youth.
Author Study 3 to 5
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After students read a book of their choice, students will research the author and create a digital report.
Author Study - Tomie de Paola K to 2
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Students use Tomie de Paola books to explore different themes and ideas as well as make connections between Tomie de Paola's books and connections to real world scenarios and situations.
Babushka Baba Yaga - fluency and story structure 2 to 4
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Utilizing an ELMO document camera and LCD projector, students will share a Patricia Polacco story, discuss story structure in an authentic manner, and will practice their reading fluency.
Back To School Scavenger Hunt K to 2
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Help your K-2 students get accustomed to a new school with a fabulous Gingerbreadman Scavenger Hunt! Children will learn to locate bathrooms, gym, water fountains, school nurse etc! What a fun way to introduce a new campus!
BackYard 5 to 8
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Interactive lesson that leads into student completion of a Backyard fencing task (including construction of the fencing, locating materials, etc).
BDA Lesson PLan 7 to 12
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A plan that introduces the entire Microsoft Office Suite. Allows students to see all the potential uses and what program to use when.
Be A Star! K to 1
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Students will be able to showcase other students meeting the behavior expectations set by our school within the hallways, lunchroom, classroom, playground, riding the bus, and going in and out of the building.
Be Aware of Bullies! 5 to 5
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This webquest is designed for 5th grade recess monitors. This teaching-to-learn webquest is intended to involve students in the examination of bullying behavior and how they can help younger students prevent it from happening.
Becoming a Composer 9 to 12
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Objective: Students will research different genres of music in heterogeneous groups and create their own musical piece in that style. Students will then present their piece to the class, explaining in detail how it fits into their musical genre.
Becoming Africa’s Wildlife 4 to 6
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Each student becomes an expert on one of the animals native to Africa and contributes important information to a safari field guide. Each student investigates the natural history of the animal and learns about the animal’s habitat, ecological niche, interdependence, relative position in a food web, adaptive features and behaviors, and conservation. With their research behind them, each student “becomes” an animal and creates a poster presentation written primarily from the animal’s point of view.
Beginning Sounds -What sound does each picture begin with? K to K
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Beginning Sounds -What sound does each picture begin with?
Behind the Camera 5 to 8
Students create a documentary-style video that speaks to an organization within the community.
Behind the Mask P-K to 12
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A mask has historically been a symbol to both represent and disguise a particular culture, individual, or even a corpse. We associate them with tribal and social celebrations or representations of those who have passed on. Students will create their own masks to represent their external and public persona, but underneath they will enclose a poem on the back that reveals what lies underneath.
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.
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.
Birthdays, Everyone Has One! P-K to 3
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Specific purpose/ objective The student will practice retelling and explaining to build social studies and vocabulary skills. The student will connect the information with prior experiences and insights to his or her own birthday.
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.
Blogging in the Classroom 10 to 12
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Students will use laptops/chromebooks to create their own student blogs, where they will respond to literature, evaluate media, and collaborate with their classmates.
Body Tissues and Membranes 9 to 12
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The document camera will be used to project an image to demonstrate proper dissection of a rat and display body tissues/membranes during lab time.
Book Report Alternative 2 to 8
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Students read a book independently and then write and record a book review. Class book reviews are compiled to make a video.
Book Report: Movie Trailer (Elements of Narration) P-K to P-K
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Instead of the old "write a summary" book report, students will tell the parts of the plot by writing an interactive movie trailer.
Book Trailers 4 to 4
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4th Grade Students create book trailers for incoming students to their grade level for the following year.
Bouncy Ball Energy 9 to 10
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Students make their own bouncy balls after a short discussion about what is happening at the molecular level to convert the substance from liquid to solid. Then students record a video of dropping their ball to upload and analyze in LoggerPro.
Bracket Madness! 9 to 12
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Students will "compete" against each other by utilizing various forms of imagery to compliment their research-based presentations in an attempt to end up in the championship bracket. Although the original idea is for a "Most Courageous Person in History" presentation, it is a concept that is easily adapted to any classroom curriculum.
Bring Black History Month to Life! P-K to 12
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Students will research the life of a historically significant African-American and create a first person account of their accomplishments. Then the students will create a three dimensional video of the person to educate others about this person.
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 cross cultural learning through technology 3 to 3
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Students will conduct research and create a PowerPoint presentation on an animal. Students will then showcase their PowerPoint to families and Skype presentations to pen pals in Japan.
Bullying and Cyberbullying 4 to 8
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This lesson is designed to prevent bullying in schools and provide them with skills to manage bullying behaviors.
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.
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.
Career Creation 5 to 12
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Students will do career investigations based upon personal interests, skills assessments, counselor recommendations, dreams, parental guidance, etc. and develop a "Build Your Own Destiny" Google Form. Included in the Form will be pictures, videos, and links.
Cat's Famous Cupcakes P-K to 12
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Autistic students, along with other special education students, will use the computer lab, Polyvision Interactive Board to recreate a cupcake from an example given to earn points. The faster they are, the more points they earn.
Celebrations Summative Project - Kindergarten P-K to K
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(8 week lesson)After studying the holidays and traditions of autumn and winter throughout the world, kindergarten students are challenged to create their own unique holiday. While presenting their holiday, students will be digitally recorded to assess their understanding of holidays as a summative assessment. *International Baccalaureate PYP*
Cell Community 7 to 7
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Students design a "cell community" as a visual analogy of the structure and function of a cell.
Centers for Increasing Learning Capability & Engagement for students with Autism K to 5
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This plan utilizes technology to motivate and engage elementary students with autism to learn much needed skills. Since each program is only available to one student at a time, scheduling of classroom activities including specific Modules for each student to complete on a daily basis depending on needs and ability would be a critical piece of gaining optimum benefit from the skills taught by these programs.
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.
Chemical Change in the Kitchen 3 to 7
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Students will photograph the different stages of a food item being cooked. They will then put their photos into a slide show with captions describing the photos and any evidence of chemical change.
China-Contributions Made During the Ming Dynasty-7.26 6 to 7
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The students will draw evidence from informational texts, including their textbook and at least two online sources, to create a powerpoint presentation detailing the contributions made during the Ming Dynasty.
Christmas Around the World P-K to 2
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Christmas Around the World
City's 50th Anniversary: A Snap Shot in Time K to 12
Walnut is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The project would have students from all age levels taking picture and creating a living snap shot of the community regardless of age, sex, or beliefs. This would be put on display in City Hall and used as a video for the local Cable Network.
Class Memory Book 9 to 12
The entire class will create a memory book for each student in the class. Pictures and paragraphs will tell a short story about each student.
Classroom Booklet Adapted from Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See K to K
Students will make pictures of animals using different colors as in the book mentioned. When they are finished, a photo will be taken of them and their picture.
Claymation Video Lessons 5 to 12
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Students will create simple 3D oil-based clay characters, which will move through 2D student-created environments(stop-action videography). Students will narrate the stories thus created.
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.
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.
Clubhouse design 5 to 5
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Students design a clubhouse floor plan to scale with blue prints and outside views. The winning design is then developed into a 3D scale model.
CO2 Dragster Challange 7 to 12
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This is a new twist on an old unit. Many Technology Education teachers have been doing CO2 cars for several years now but this lesson will include creating pod-casts, video, and pictures to post and in a sense create an interactive data-bank!!
Code the Bots! Block Coding in Javascript K to 5
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Students will learn and code with Javascript, initially using a block-based curriculum free at code.org on existing technology already in the school. Students will progress to programming a variety of robots like Dash and Dot for the Wonder League Competitions; Ozobots; Sphero’s BB-8 and SPRK+ Lightening Lab; Osmo Code, and Parrot’s Rolling Spider Mini-Drones. Students will also create and code Javascript programs, digital stories, and computer programs.
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.
Cold War Virtual Museum 10 to 12
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Students create virtual museums on the Cold War using a PowerPoint template. I collaborate with a World History Teacher in order to achieve projects from the East and West. Then I set up computers in a common room to allow students and staff to look at these projects throughout the day during free periods.
Collaborating Living Moments 6 to 12
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Students who are incarcerated experience very little positive influences, have created substantial challenges, and show little ability to make beneficial, character building decisions. which incapacitate them to progress academically, socially, vocationally, etc., and ensure continued failure . We wish to utilize the Seminole County Dividend Speakers to influence these students, however, due to incarceration and facility regulations, students are unable to participate in their presentations. Therefore, we would request technology, in the form of DVD video camera and digital programming, to bring speaker presentations in house. We would tape initial speaker performances at Eugene Gregory and later present to other students at John Polk and the Juvenile Detention Facility.
Collaborative Wriitng and Debating 4 to 5
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Through discussion, students will formulate opinions and defend their own positions in writing
Collaborative Writing in 4th Grade 4 to 6
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This lesson incorporates writing, listening and speaking skills in order to have each group of studnets produce a piece of publishable narrative writing.
Collaborative Writing using Blogs Lesson Plan 1 to 6
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Students will create a paragraph that shares details of our weekly classroom learning. They will illustrate their paragraph with one or two appropriate pictures or photos. Then it will be put into our classroom blog.
Colonial America 4 to 6
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Fifth Graders are researching information on a variety of topics dealing with Colonial America in preparation for Colonial Day that the school holds every other year. They will be taking their research and creating a power Point presentation which needs to include an audio piece.
Commentary Across the States 6 to 8
Using Edmodo.com, students in one part of the country can use a safe, educational tool to communicate with students from another region of the country.
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 Helpers in our School and Town P-K to K
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This lesson correlates with our Reading Unit on Neighborhood Helpers
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.
Compare/Contrast Three Native American Leaders 4 to 6
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Students read three articles from PebbleGo : Sitting Bull, Chief Joseph, and Crazy Horse. Then, they will compare and contrast the three Native Americans by creating a triple Venn Diagram.
Confusing Buzz Words 9 to 12
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Students learn about trending technology words.
Connecting Across the Atlantic 6 to 8
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If the cameras are won 5 will be donated to our sister school in Ghana. Students in each school will then create daily life and educational videos to share across the ocean to encourage global awareness and citizenship.
Connecting Our World 6 to 8
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This lesson utilizes FLIP video cameras and a wikispace page. The goal of the unit is to advocate positive global thinking and the need for a team effort to preserve our resources.
Context Clues 4 to 8
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This lesson helps teach context clue skills to enhance a reader's inference skills and vocabulary.
Convince Me to Read 5 to 12
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Students will use persuasive writing to convince me to read their novel. They will use technology to assist them in their presentation.
Cool Commercials CRITIQUE 9 to 12
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Students will watch TV commercials and complete provided critique sheet. A nice mini-lesson that provides the opportunity to connect with commercial media in a critical way.
Create a Mini Movie For Field Trips!!! 4 to 12
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Students will use the Magisto- Magical Video Editor App on a smartphone/tablet to create movies from selected photos and videos on a field trip.
Create a News Program 3 to 12
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Students will create their very own news program complete with commercials. They will explore writing, reporting, operating a video camera, and using digital tools such as chroma-key. This lesson will spark their interest in reporting facts and writing for a purpose.
Creating a Commercial 9 to 12
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Students will review current and popular television commercials that use music to advertise the product. Students will then create their own product commercial and use either self recorded or other music to advertise.
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 School News Network 9 to 12
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Students will create a TV Network where they will produce programming for the school and the school's website. This programming will include daily announcements, video shorts regarding special programs, projects, and events at the school.
Creating an Effective Ad Campaign 10 to 12
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The student will create an ad using technology tools to promote membership in FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America).
Creating 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 Our Own Newscast 6 to 8
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Through effective delivery of the morning announcements, and adding creative visual headings for each, it is possible to share news on the school web page with students, staff, and parents, as well as archive the events of the year.
CSI London: The Bubonic Plague Edition 7 to 8
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By doing the role play activity, students will record their parts and clues using flip cams (in partners) and watchthe video of the ten cases. Students will be able to develop a hypothesis and a conclusion for the cause of the Bubonic Plague during the Renaissance.
Cuentitos para niños...Childrens Stories 10 to 12
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Students need materials to produce childrens stories in Spanish. Students will write children stories, illustrate them in powerpoint, move them to Moviemaker and then narrate them.
Cultural Celebrations K to 12
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Students research and study cultures throughout the world through the use of the internet, email, and voice over internet technology, and by completing a webquest .
Cultures and Cuisines WebQuest 9 to 12
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Groups of Five are to select a country that they would like to learn more about. Research that country's environment, people, customs and characteristic foods. Prepare a report/display and present to the class.
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.
Cyber Safety 4 to 5
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The children will learn cyber safety rules and then create a presentation to teach younger children the same information.
Cyberbullying 6 to 8
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With the layering of identity through the use of nicknames and avatars as well as a sense of anonymity, it is easy for young people to sometimes forget that real people – with real feelings – are at the heart of online conversations. In this lesson students will explore this concept and discuss the importance of good netizenship.
Daily Life: Recognizing Positive Social Behaviors 8 to 12
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Activating schemata (1) Developing recognition of target vocabulary in context (2) Recognizing that multi syllabus words have different stress patterns. Recognizes target words and spoken context in isolation using appropriate technology when possible. Recognizes the stress pattern of target words.
Dakota Pipeline Lesson 11 to 12
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This is an a unit that is geared towards students understanding the components of the Regents exam. The argumentative essay will focus on students reading and analyzing 4 different texts that examine multiple sides about the Dakota Access Pipeline debate. The essay will extend in students participating in a socratic seminar with their peers using respectful and accountable talk and fostering productive peer to peer discussion.
Data Collection Project 8 to 8
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My students will create a survey and use data collection to showcase the results. Technology will be used to put it in a video format for the school to see the results.
Design Team Challenge 4 to 8
Students use technology and engineering skills to create robots. These robots are used to test various math applications, and data tables are used to compare data.
Designing a School Garden 6 to 6
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Students will use skills of geometry to design a school box garden.
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.
Diagnosis of the Day 9 to 12
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Students will be given a description of a medical problem. Students will use technology to research the information given to determine a patient diagnosis.
Differentiated Tea Party: Important Groups in Feudal Japan 7 to 12
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This lesson teaches the students the important groups that made up Feudal Japan, and the very different views that they had. The point of this lesson is to show the students the many changes that took place in Japan following Prince Shotoku's desire to open Japan's borders to other Asian influences.
Digital Black and White Photography 8 to 12
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Using a projector, digital camera, laserjet printer and powerpoint, have students create contrast photos. Using the internet, students will discuss famous black and white photographers such as Ansel Adams, American Artist and Activist .
Digital Bubble Maps - Geography of our Environment P-K to 6
Each environment is different depending on where we live. This lesson is to visually capture the geographical environment a student is apart of.
Digital Cameras 6 to 8
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Performance Objective: Upon completion of this assignment, the students will be able to choose the right digital camera for the type of pictures they are going to take and successfully transfer images from the camera to their computer for editing.
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 Citizenship unit 7 to 8
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This wiki teaches 7th and 8th graders about Mike Ribble's 9 elements of Digital Citizenship -- using Internet links, online videos and podcasts. Digital Citizenship is one of ISTE's NETS-S.
Digital Decodable Books K to 3
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Creating decodable books using PowerPoint to improve speed and accuracy of sight word recognition.
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 Dissections 11 to 12
Second year biology students participate in a vertebrate comparative anatomy dissection lab. During the dissections, students photograph the dissections and then develop a PowerPoint presentation in which they illustrate the dissections. PowerPoint presentations are used by first year biology teachers during lectures.
Digital Fairytale 4 to 6
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Students write their own fairytale in groups. They use a digital camera and Power Point to retell their story.
Digital Family Stories 4 to 12
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Children will develop questions to ask an adult family member or grandparent. They will prompt the adult to elaborate about a story that would become part of a family history collection.
Digital Field Guides 3 to 8
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Students create digital field guides that document a local ecosystem.
Digital Leaf Collections 7 to 7
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Students collect leaves in the traditional manner and then, using digital cameras and slideshow software, they create a digital collection complete with hyper-linked dichotomous key.
Digital Literacy 9 to 12
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Plan designed to improve reading comprehension and writing skills for high school english students through script writing and film adaptation.
Digital Portfolio and the Green School Act of Michigan 9 to 12
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Students will be able to document "Project Green" for the life of the project in following their acceptance to becoming a Michigan Green School through a digital portfolio. They will be able to share this information in getting more schools on board by making powerpoints to ship or present to schools other local school districts.
Digital Portfolios 9 to 12
Students create digital portfolios of their artwork using PowerPoint.
Digital Presentation of Life In The Future 7 to 12
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After watching Ray Bradbury's "Fahrenheit 451", students will discuss the future as Bradbury predicted. Students will create a video representation of what THEY think the world will look like 50 years into the future.
Digital Scratchboards 7 to 8
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Students will learn a new art technique using digital software. Scratchboard procedures will be used to produce high contrast photographs.
Digital Storytelling - My Special Story 4 to 6
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Students will learn the techniques of Digital Storytelling in order to complete a narrative about an important event in their lives. Students will compose a narrative, collect images and photographs. Students will then create a digital slideshow, complete with spoken narration, images, music and transitions appropriate to the mood they want to set for their story.
Digital Storytelling: At-Risk Students Find Their Voices 9 to 12
Students will use technology and sound writing practices to relate personal narratives.
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.
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 be a Bully, Be a Star 6 to 8
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Students will develop a podcast featuring a bullying situation at school with two different outcomes, a negative one and a positivie one. Students will lsiten to the podcast and share their opinions about the events that occurred.
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.
DROP BY DROP WE CAN CHANGE THE WORLD 6 to 8
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The purpose of the unit is for students to acquire information and knowledge about water, its structure, its properties, its usage, and its importance as a resource. Many students inherently know about water because they consume and use it every day. Many students however think there is an infinite supply of fresh water and all they have to do to get fresh water is to turn on the faucet. To acquire water usage statistics and appreciate the unique properties of water will help student accomplish their final task.
Duck, Duck, Duck...Goose! K to 4
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Learn all about the development of a duck and goose. Students will keep a daily diary of the growth and development of a duck and goose from day 1 inside an egg until they are returned to the farm at 2 weeks old.
Earth Science Group Project 5 to 6
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Students work in small groups to research and create a presentation on one of three Earth Science topics.
Eccentricity of Conic Sections 9 to 12
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Students will practice their skills calculating the eccentricity of different conic sections.
Economics: Products of South Louisiana 2 to 4
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Economics: Products of South Louisiana: Students will learn how two products are part of South Louisiana's Economic Process.
Electricity - how it works and how we measure and pay for it! 6 to 12
What is electricity, and where can we see it in our daily lives. This lesson is primarily informational, providing an easy-to-understand description of electricity and how it is literally all around us.
Electricity for Kids! It's Shocking! 2 to 3
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Electricity for Kids! It's Shocking!
Electronic Poetry Project 6 to 12
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Students will utilize digital technology to create a presentation of a chosen or original poem. The project will include creating photos/videos, voice overs, original background music, and character generation to interpret a poem for classroom and podcast presentation.
Electronic Poetry Project 6 to 12
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The Electronic Poetry Project is a student-generated, project-based learning experience in which students utilize technology to develop skills in research, writing, and creativity to produce an audio/video presentation. Student-driven, project-based learning enhances lasting knowledge rather that just momentary learning.
Element Advertisement! 6 to 8
Using digital voice recorders, students will create radio advertisements to inform their audience about the specifics of different elements found on the Periodic Table. The advertisements will then be uploaded to a class blog and presented to the class.
Element Videos 6 to 12
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Students will work in groups of 2 or 3 to research a specific element of the periodic table and create a short Imovie with the information they have learned.
Elemental Photography 8 to 8
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The students utilize digital technology to enhance their learning in the area of Elemental Chemistry. This is a project used in a 8th grade Science Classroom
Elementary Lessons for Primary and Secondary Sources 3 to 4
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Primary and Secondary Sources Lessons
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.
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.
Equations in Motion 8 to 11
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Groups of two or three students will walk around the Block taping items in motion and then using the Vernier Video Physics App write equations for the motion they see. Tis will be a culminating activity for our unit on writing equations.
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.
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 Climate Change Using the Eyes In the Sky 8 to 12
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Using NEO (NASA Earth Observations) satellite images and NIH ImageJ to animate the images, students will explore various aspects of climate change. From the montage of images, students will write a report describing various areas of climate change. Grade level: secondary
Exponents 4 to 5
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Introductions to Exponents: showing students how exponents work, what they are, explaining the meaning, and how important it is to understand it is repeated multiplication.
Faces of Emotion 5 to 5
Students will be photographed with a variety of facial expressions.
Fairytale tale rewrite video presentations 6 to 6
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The students have rewritten fairytales and made them more modern. They will be video taped and students will also create a power point presentation involoving the video and pictures taken during the project.
Family Artifact Research Project 6 to 8
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The Family Artifact project is an introductory project for sixth graders to begin their life long journey of research, writing and presentation. The students will evaluate the differences between primary and secondary sources in both documents and artifacts.
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.
Festivals, Fairs, and Fun and Unit Exploring Spanish Festivals 6 to 12
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Students will compare and contrast the cultural traditions and festivals of Spanish speaking countries with their own culture. It is our desire that students understand, value, and respect people and places outside of their own environment.
Fifth Grade Physical Science - Atoms 5 to 12
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Using PowerPoint presentations, realia, and various visuals and websites, students will understand that elements are made of atoms, and know the basic structures of an atom (nucleus, electrons, protons, and neutrons).
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.
Finding Your NOOK (TM) in the Classroom 9 to 12
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The Barnes and Noble's NOOK will allow students in my classroom to access e-books, digital resources, educational apps, and more. The sky is the limit!
First Graders, Fluency and FUN! 1 to 1
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When beginning readers can listen to fluent reading modeled by others they will ultimately read more fluently themselves. As a teacher, I would like to go one step further....I would like to give my students the opportunity to record themselves reading throughout the year. This will help them track their own progress and determine the goals they need to set to improve.
Five Themes of Geography 7 to 12
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This is an assessment tool for the Five Themes of Geography. Students will research the five themes of Geography for the assigned Canadian Province and make a “Doodlecast Pro.”, or another presentation app, make a presentation. This could be an individual or group project. . This could be a group on individual project..
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 Camera Activity: Being a Good Citizen 3 to 4
Flip Camera Activity: Being a Good Citizen involves the students dicovering and citing what makes a good citizen and then filming each other's findings.
Flip Camera Lesson: Louisiana Animal Adaptations 3 to 4
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Goal: Students will research, write about and then make a video about their findings
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.
Flip Out Over Weather 4 to 9
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Students will investigate will be assigned aspects of weather study and write a report. They will use Flip Video cameras to film each other reading their report. Students will gather photos and video clips to use in a video project that utilizes their weather report. And finally, they will work in groups to create a video script derived from their report.
Flip Video Cultural Exchange between students in Texas and New Zealand 6 to 8
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Students create a class YouTube video comparing the differences/similarities between the Hurricane Ike disaster in Houston, TX to the earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand. The video was sent to all schools in Christchurch, New Zealand - expanding students' world view to include more than just their immediate concerns.
FLIP, FLOP AND FLY YOUR WAY THROUGH ADJECTIVAL ENDINGS 9 to 12
A fun, yet creative way of learning the German adjectival endings adjecives following "the" and "a". Using a flip recorder, a group is selected to write and act out a skit designed specifically to teach the usually boring concept of adjectival endings.
Flipped Classroom 6 to 12
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I will be using a Hovercam Mini 5 document camera to record some lessons in my classroom to allow students the time to watch them at home. This will allow class time to be for project based learning.
Flippin for Valley View Scavenger Hunt K to 6
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This is a lesson for including an outdoor nature preserve onsite at our school and using it to teach state standards while incorporating technology into a classroom where nature can't come inside.
Flippin' For CJH-A Video Presentation of Our Campus 6 to 8
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The students use the Flip Video Cameras to learn the principles of multimedia production while producing a meaningful video tour of our campus product. This product will be used to introduce CJH to newcomers and the world wide web.
Flipping Over Our Weather Reports 2 to 6
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Students will write and film a weather report.
Flipping with Math 1 to 1
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1st graders will write math sentences and model those with items. Using a flip camera or still camera, the students would model their own number sentences.
For Sale! 6 to 8
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Students in my Spanish class must sell a house in a Spanish Speaking country.
Forming Author's Perspective 2 to 5
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Students will be introduced to the concept of Author's Perspective by identifying specific opinions and adjectives from a specific article. This lesson plan is aligned with Marzano.
Fractals in Nature P-K to P-K
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Students will be introduced to the concept of fractals and look at examples of fractals, find fractals in nature, and create fractal cut outs.
Fractions, Decimals and Percents 3 to 4
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We will be able to convert a fraction to a decimal and a percent after this lesson using an ELMO.
Fredrick Douglass...A digital History 7 to 7
Using technology, the students will create projects that depicts the stuggles of slaves with a focus on Fredrick Douglass and his determination to abolish it.
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.
Frontal Impact Safety Challenge 8 to 10
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Design and construct a vehicle that will protect an egg if the vehicle is in a front end crash.
Gandhi Speech Writing 9 to 12
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Students shall create speeches based on the life and times of Gandhi and his policy of non-violent cooperation. Students shall videotape (dvd Format) their speeches and present their speech to the class.
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.
Geometry Film Makers 3 to 5
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Students will apply their knowledge of geometric concepts related to the world around them. The use of flip cameras will enable students to explain the distinguishing characteristics of key geometric vocabulary as they develop movie clips that will be used in the creation of a short film.
Get a Job! 6 to 12
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Students will learn how to prepare now for a successful career and explore how to choose a career.
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 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.
GPS Ecosystem (Ecotone) Scavenger Hunt 9 to 12
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Using GPS's and your surroundings to make going outside fun for students!
GPS Treasure Hunt for Knowledge 6 to 8
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Working in groups, students will walk around the school community and stop off at 10 areas to complete a task related to what is being taught in the classroom.
Grammar Video 5 to 8
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Students will create a short video explaining a grammar concept. The videos will be included in a flipped-classroom grammar unit, as well as displayed on the school news channel.
Graphing Weather 2 to 3
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Graphing Weather and writing about the results
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.
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.
Healthful Living 3 to 3
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Students will use digital cameras to photograph other students and staff at school engaging in healthful activities. Students will use their photographs to make PowerPoint presentations about healthful living choices.
Heredity 7 to 12
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Students will analyze their own understanding and mastery of heredity and punnett squares as we walk through an example as a class. Students will then use prior knowledge of heredity to complete a Heredity Game (Who’s You Daddy?), and reinforce the content knowledge we have covered.
Hero Highlights 4 to 12
The high school students will collaborate with elementary students to create a vodcast biography or a fictional story of the elementary student. The elementary student will create a biography of the high school student.
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 Students Meet Veterans 9 to 12
The goal of this lesson is for the students to come away with a better understanding of who veterans are and what their life was/is like.
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.
History of Manufacturing 9 to 10
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Students will research the history of manufacturing and document the evolution of it pre-industrial age to now. Students will choose an Ag related product and trace its development from raw material to finished product.
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.
Holocaust background-Jewish Life Photo Project P-K to P-K
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To understand Jewish Life Pre-WWII by examining photographs and biographies through the US Holocaust Memorial Museum website
How Does Your Garden Grow? K to 4
With the help of technology the children will be amazed witnessing the school garden change before their eyes! The work and dedication put into a garden will surely pay off when the digital presentation is viewed.
How Does Your Garden Grow? 9 to 12
Students will design, plant, and maintain a native plant garden on campus. The garden will serve as an outdoor classroom for lessons in ecology, soil science, and botany.
How to "Write Right"! K to 1
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One to two sentences will be written on the board with an appropriate/relevant illustration underneath. Students will be given the opportunity to review and practice their oral, reading and writing skills in this lesson.
How to be Safe in Cyber Space 4 to 5
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Through discussion, 4th graders will reach the conclusions that cyber space can be a dangerous place if one is not careful about what is revealed on the net.
How to NOT End Up In *Digital Jail* 4 to 12
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In this lesson, students will learn what it means to be a responsible digital citizen by seeing how their digital choices could land them in "Digital Jail".
Human Genome Debate 6 to 12
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Students will research the benefits and drawbacks of the newly decoded Human Genome. Students will create a brochure and presentation to be given before a judge outling their position to be granted $3 million to further their position.
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.
Hummingbird Robotics Introductory Lesson 3 to 8
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This lesson plan introduces students to Hummingbird Robotics and Snap Programming. Students will learn about the difference between servo motors, vibration motors, regular motors and how each type of motor works.
I am a Research Scientist! 6 to 8
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Students will become the research scientist as they observe, record, and analyze data on a journey that lets them explore Entomology, Oceanography, Stream Ecology, Biology, Cartography, Botany, and Meteorology.
I CAN DO IT: Shopping For Groceries 9 to 12
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Students with severe mental, physical, and communication disabilities will learn to make grocery lists and shop for groceries with the aid of digital photos. To encourage independence, students with mental, physical, and communication disabilities will control the activity by directing an assistant to follow each step, a digital photo, which must be performed in the correct order to make a successful purchase.
I Have A Dream Too 5 to 7
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In this lesson, students will practice writing persuasive speeches according to a rubric outline, learn about Martin Luther King Jr., and learn how to give an effective speech. They will have the opportunity to view themselves giving their speech, so that they can critique their ability to give speeches.
I love Penguins!! P-K to 2
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Students will learn about the different types of penguins, their habitat, etc.
I Want To Be an Entrepreneur (Flip Camera Lesson Plan for Economics) 3 to 6
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I Want To Be an Entrepreneur (Flip Camera Lesson Plan for Economics) Objective: The students will create and advertise a business while learning the meaning of the words entrepreneur, advertise, profit, and loss.
Iditarod 4 to 8
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This lesson provides students with a point of view experience while tracking Iditarod mushers online live.
Iditarod Stars 3 to 7
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Be the writer, director, producer and star of your very own movie of the Iditarod. I bet you never dreamed you would star in a movie when you were in elementary school, but here is your chance!
If 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 Spielberg Can Do It, So Can I!! 6 to 8
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Students learn to make a movie using digital video cameras and video editing technology.
Illustrated Dictionary P-K to 8
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As a culminating activity for a Science or Social Studies unit, students will create their own illustrated dictionary including key vocabulary learned throughout the unit. This activity will include small group as well as independent work, and employ technologies such as digital cameras, photo editing software, computer, printer, and SMART board.
Immigration Interview Podcast 10 to 11
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For this project, students interview local immigrants in our community about their experiences and turn these interviews into podcasts to be submitted to our local NPR radio station. This project corresponds with an American history unit on immigration at the turn of the 20th century
Implementing an iPad Communication Device P-K to 12
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Lesson in how to best implement the use of an iPad communication application, such as TouchChat or GoTalk with a non-verbal student for the first time and during inclusion.
In 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.
In the Days of our People: Shageluk, Alaska K to 12
Archiving Athabaskan Memories from Shageluk: Student projects
Input and Output and Processing...Oh My!!! 2 to 5
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Students will go on a Scavenger Hunt with the digital camera to find input, output, and processing devices. This allows them to learn how to, not only learn about computer devices, but digital photography and multimedia presentations as well...all while having FUN!
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.
Internet Research Grade 6-8 6 to 8
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As a result of participating in this lesson, students will be able to research the internet for information pertaining to their robotics prompt question and use that information to present findings in their PowerPoint journal.
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 an Explorer! 4 to 5
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The students will research the explorers, then report about it in an "interview" setting. The final phase includes "writing about the project" in a newspaper. All information is included on my website.
Introduction to Atomic Structure 10 to 12
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This is an introductory lesson to atomic structure for a high school level chemistry class. It is a student self-paced lesson that allows for easy differentiation and student choice.
Introduction to Computer Science and Coding 5 to 5
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Students will be introduced to computer science by learning the basics of coding. They will learn how to code robots to get them to complete a simple task.
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/
Iowa History Television Broadcast 9 to 12
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In this lesson, students are responsible for researching an event of their choosing from the history of Iowa. After choosing an event, they must then prepare a news broadcast to the class.
It's a Buggy Bug World 1 to 1
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Students will read text and watch videos to learn about insect characteristics. Students will compare and contrast different insects by their characteristics.
It's Challenging Being Green! 3 to 5
Students will delve into botany by planting a seed and watching it grow or die based on what they do to take care of it. Prior knowledge of human anatomy and physiology will be the entry point as students connect these two very different areas of biology. By the end of the unit, students will be able to defend plant conservation the way they could any other organism they study. Ultimately, students should have increased awareness of the lack of green spaces in urban areas and the need for more parks and gardens
iTeach iLearn 6 to 12
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The iTeach iLearn Project is the artful mixing of video, narratives, images, music, sound and special effects into a digital story teaching about any concept. These digital stories reflect the student’s understanding of the themes of science. Science is a way of learning about the natural world, science has built a vast body of changing and increasing knowledge described by physical, mathematical, and conceptual models, and science’s effect on technology and society.
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.
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.
Jobs I Can Do : Electronic Portfolio 12 to 12
This lesson will explain how to use digital photos to create electronic portfolio when working with 19 to 21 year olds with cognitive deficits.
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.
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.
Kandinsky on Computers 6 to 12
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This lesson explores the Expressionist art style, specifically, the works of Wassily Kandinsky. Students listen to music and then create a poster expressing the mood oe feelings of the music.
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.
Land is On the Move! 4 to 6
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Through time lapse video of several laboratory experiences with erosion, students will analyze how environmental factors influence landforms. Students will collect, analyze and interpret data for use in constructing arguments about scientific causes and effects.
Language Arts - Journalism 7 to 7
Objectives: Identify the format of a news article. Gather information needed to write a news article. Apply an inverted pyramid format to write a news article.
Las Vegas: We are just like you 9 to 12
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What do you think of when you hear about Las Vegas? You think of Casinos, Theme Hotels, The Strip, CSI, and the bright lights. Our project will dispell the stereotypes and stigmas, by showing the world how similar we are to cities and towns everywhere.
Laws of Motion Keynote Presentation 7 to 10
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After reviewing Newton’s Laws of Motion, students will create animations to illustrate each of the three laws. When animations are complete, appropriate sound effects can be added. Finished Keynote presentations will be exported as Quicktime movies, to be embedded in class wiki.
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
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 Get Active 9 to 12
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This lesson plan utilizes a variety of technology and collaborative activities to demonstrate the difference between active voice and passive voice. It is for an inclusion classroom using a complementary co-teaching strategy and differentiated process, content, and products.
Let's 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.)
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.
Let’s Get Excited about Roller Coasters! 5 to 9
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An amusement park has decided to open a theme park to be located in Waikoloa Village, Hawaii. It is an exciting time for the citizens of Waikoloa Village. Finally, this small town will be put on the map for something big. The residents are anxiously anticipating the grand opening of the amusement park. However, the operators of the amusement park need your help. They want to design a new roller coaster with a car that runs as smoothly as a marble would down the track. Your team has been hired to design this new roller coaster track for this theme park. Your task is to design a model of the track you would like to build for this amusement park. Your model must demonstrate the law of conservation of energy, gravity, force, momentum, and especially kinetic and potential energy.
Let’s Get Excited about Roller Coasters! 5 to 9
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An amusement park has decided to open a theme park to be located in Waikoloa Village, Hawaii. It is an exciting time for the citizens of Waikoloa Village. Finally, this small town will be put on the map for something big. The residents are anxiously anticipating the grand opening of the amusement park. However, the operators of the amusement park need your help. They want to design a new roller coaster with a car that runs as smoothly as a marble would down the track. Your team has been hired to design this new roller coaster track for this theme park. Your task is to design a model of the track you would like to build for this amusement park. Your model must demonstrate the law of conservation of energy, gravity, force, momentum, and especially kinetic and potential energy.
Lexington and Concord Simulation 8 to 12
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Students will play the roll of a British military commander during the battles of Lexington and Concord making choices that will affect their outcome.
LIBRARY ORIENTATION 9 to 12
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Students will utilize the library technology to locate various information found in books or software in the library.
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.
Lights, Camera, Action! A Filmed Chemistry Demonstration. 10 to 12
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In this authentic high school chemistry assessment, students use FLIP cameras to write, film, and edit a chemical reaction demonstration. Students will practice using safe lab practices and include a discussion of the chemical reaction theory. This lesson is designed to take place during a 90-minute block period with the subsequent 45-minute period used to edit the films.
Living / Non-living 1 to 1
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An easy lesson in which students can use a camera to identify living / non-living items in the school envioronment.
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 Historians 6 to 12
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Students will use a Flip Camera to interview World War II and Vietnam Veterans. Students will then edit their video and burn their interview on to a DVD for local history archives.
Living 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 Geography’s Effect on Temperatures 6 to 12
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Students will gather data from weather websites and learn that inland cities’ temperatures can be more extreme than coastal areas.
Lord of the Flies 9 to 12
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In an effort to stimulate the interest of Lord of the Flies with high school seniors, I created a three option video project . The project was designed to integrate technology tools and concepts with their english curriculum.
Louisiana Cinquains P-K to P-K
Overview: Students review language and grammar skills taught throughout the year. Students will also utilize the writing process in order to compose a form of poetry (cinquains). Finally students will incorporate our study on Louisiana as a focus on their poems.
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.
Magna Carta 5 to 5
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Students write a Magna Carta as though they were the ruler of their land. This would be written from the ruler's point of view.
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.
Matching Times P-K to 3
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Students will match time on digital clocks with analog clocks.
Math All Around Us 7 to 8
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By using digital cameras and measuring devices, students will create real world problems from their own environment. From area and perimeter, to quadratics and linear equations, students will connect math to the real world.
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.
Matter in this World: Video Presentation 6 to 8
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Students in groups of 3-4 will create a video presentation (following the rubric below) representing their knowledge of understanding of energy and matter, such as physical and chemical properties and it’s changes.
Maui Podcast 6 to 12
Maui is an island under siege from invasive species and ecological damage brought upon by humans. Teach your students about Maui's beauty and the importance of conservation through this scientific activist podcast.
Mi casa es su casa 10 to 12
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Students will create videos of their houses and sharing information about their home in Spanish. Students will pretend to be Real Estate Agents selling their home.
Mi dia 9 to 12
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Students will work in groups of 2 or 3. They will create an electronic story of a "day in the life" of 1, 2, or all 3.
Middle Ages Cross Curriculum Project 6 to 8
This project incorporates all subject areas while students learn about the Middle Ages.
Minor League Baseball Stadium 5 to 12
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Students will compare other small towns with minor league stadiums and budget, design, plan, fundraise, and build one for our town of Wentzville
Mitosis 6 to 8
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This lesson is modified for technology infusion in a typical classroom for students to better understand Mitosis and be creative learning the concepts collaborative environment. It has also been modified for students with disabilities who have been integrated into the regular classroom setting.
Mitosis 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 Piracy 9 to 12
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Students will lean about copyright laws and how use the internet legally and safely.
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.
Mondrian - Primary/Secondary Color Study 7 to 12
Students will use photoshop to create a painting similar to Mondrian's with primary and secondary colors. Students must create the secondary colors from the primary colors and not select them from the color palette
Moon Craters Lab 3 to 12
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By dropping a rock from three different heights, students were able to employ al the steps of the scientific method while conducting an investigation. They explored the limitations of models and connected the relationship of mass, height, and impact.
More than a Game 3 to 5
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Students will create a video game using what they know about narrative writing.
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.
Mrs. Valgos' Amazing Race 5 to 5
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In this lessons students will learn to assemble and program Cubelet Robot Blocks. The students will be divided into groups and program and race their robots over a course they created.
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.
Music and Math together?? YES! Bringing the Fun Back to Math! 3 to 5
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Students will use a flip-video camera to create paper-slide and music vides using different math songs that we sing every week in class.
Musical Centers with i-pad apps 3 to 5
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Students will work independently or with a partner to use a variety of i-pad apps. Students will demonstrate understanding and application of musical skills in pitch matching, rhythm and composition at their grade level.
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 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 Digital Story 9 to 12
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Digital storytelling is one of the most creative ways to encourage students to write narratives. The project allows students to use existing writing, photography and computer skills, and gives them a challenging platform to create more intense, interesting and personal stories.
My Famous Face 9 to 12
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The students will take a 'portrait' picture of themselves with their device using a selfie-stick if need. They will recreate their portraits in the style of an artist who made many 'selfie' portraits of themselves during their lifetime (EX; Van Gogh, Warhal, etc.)
My Sierra County 6 to 10
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Students will use digital images and their own writing to create a powerpoint presentation depicting the attributes of the county in which they live. They will provide the audience a glimpse into what makes their county special, from their own unique perspective.
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.
Mystery Game P-K to 3
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Use a Karaoke Machine, a digital projector (or smart board technology), speakers, computer, document camera, Digital Microscope, Digital Camera to determine if an item is living or nonliving according to its physical characteristics.
Mythbusters - Don't FLIP Out! High School Isn't THAT Scary!! 9 to 12
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Students will be introduced to various activities surrounding the concept of digital video production. Students will use Flip™ Video cameras to produce a video that will be used during the high school orientation night for the county’s incoming 8th grade class.
Native America Regions 4 to 6
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Students will learn about different Native American regions, using a web quest and internet to research the culture, homes, clothing, food and location. Students will present findings to the class using a PowerPoint presentation.
Native Americans 3 to 6
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This unit on Native Americans encourages students to read print and online informational texts focusing on Native American tribes of various regions. They will create, practice, and present digital presentations based on the information they found.
Nature Inspired Digital Alphabet 2 to 5
Through digital photography and basic computer skills students create their own nature inspired digital alphabet. Students find letters of the alphabet in objects made from nature, for example: ground erosion makes the letter “y,” or the veins of a leaf make the “A.”
Nature of Science, Like a Scientist 5 to 8
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The first week of school is all about introducing students to the school and my classroom. I like students to explore the classroom (and expectations), create norms for a safe learning space, and explore what it means to be a scientist.
New School Mural P-K to 12
Students will use digital images to create a mural for one of the walls next to the breezeway doors.
News Broadcasts 3 to 12
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After writing and practicing a script, the students present a news broadcast about a topic in the news. This is made with a Flip camera and sent to other classrooms.
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.
Not so Simple Machines 6 to 8
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Students create a machine, using a combination of simple machines, to solve a problem. Students produce a podcast commercial, a photo story, and digital presentation to 'sell' their invention.
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.
Objective Weathering and Erosion 7 to 12
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This lesson is contains the learning of the erosion and weathering process. Students will study their own time-lapse photos to determine if their object of study has gone through the process of weathering. The student will have to determine which weathering process has occurred and illustrate what the future product would be.
Of Mice and Men, Migration, and Photography 6 to 8
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Over the course of the month of December, students will read the novel, Of Mice and Men, and explore the concept of the American Dream through the migrant experience of the 1930s. Students will then take the classroom outside in the community and document the migrant experience and concept of the American Dream in their own neighborhood to juxtapose the possible changes of the dream since the 30's.
One L.E.S.S. (Partners in Education Campaign Initiative) 9 to 12
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Through this social marketing campaign - One L.E.S.S., the students will assume the role of a business professionals using different types of marketing media. The students’ initiative will increase collaborations between community leaders, the school, and youth. The concept is simple - One Leader Engaged in Student Success (L.E.S.S.) equals one less youth involved in juvenile delinquency and other destructive decision making.
Online - On Stage - and ACTION! P-K to 5
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This year-long 4th grade project integrates information literacy skills with the arts, character education, and social studies.
Oral Tradition-- digital storytelling 6 to 8
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Students work to create an original tale from the oral tradition. Instead of publishing a formal written document, students create a stop action video depicting the tale.
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.
Our Brand of Segregation - West Texas 6 to 12
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Students create video documentation of the African American experience in West Texas.
Our 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 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 World With Maps! K to 1
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Our World With Maps! Computer Lessons
Owl Pellets Up Close And Personal 3 to 8
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Students will explore the food chain, the concept of predation, and the hierarchy of species through a dissection of an owl pellet.
Paper Airplanes 9 to 12
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Applications of Scatter Plots, Lines of Best Fit, Dependant & Independent Variables through the making and flying of paper airplanes. I have the class research several designs of airplanes, we discuss aerodynamics, construct a their desired model, fly the model, gather information and plot the results.
PBL Dance Creation 6 to 12
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Students will work in groups to choreograph/Create their own dance routine.
Percents of Time 5 to 12
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Students will calculate various percents of time (50% of a minute, 20% of 3 minutes, etc...). They will then have assignments that require them to video a set of events (3 minute time frame: someone walking 20% of the time, running 50% of the time, and eating 30% of the time).
Persistence of Vision/Thaumatrope and Flip Book 9 to 12
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Thaumatrope: Scientifically students will come to understand the Persistence of Vision, the theory which explains why our eyes are able to see objects on film move instead of seeing individual pictures. Flipbook: Students will take Persistence of Vision one step further by making a short 4 second flip book that will be captured and viewed on video as animation, finally seeing the tie between art, history, science, and technology.
Persistence of Vision: Animation I 10 to 12
Students will study the early history of moving pictures as an introduction to the concept of persistence of vision and animation. Students will develop a final animation which utilizes a variety of animation sequences: computer drawn, stop motion, hand drawn, with a 6.0 megapixel Olympus digital camera and the Tool Factory software MultiMedia Lab V.
Photographing touch 5 to 12
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Blind students can do photography too! Students will locate natural material (plants or animals) by touch, and take a photo of what they feel.
Photography 1: Seen through your eyes 9 to 12
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In introducing a new art elective option of Photography, I can enhance the importance of the arts in everyday education, and also give students another way to express their views. It's essential that all students have opportunities to create works that reflect what they see and believe in all disciplines.
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.
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.
Plant Kahoot 2 to 5
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The students will read sections from Britannica Kids Rainforests. Using the information they will write multiple choice questions which will be entered into the app "Kahoot."
Plot and Conflict 6 to 12
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Students will analyze the concept of plot development and conflict resolution using their novel from the Summer Reading List. Teacher will tell the students their assessment will be based on their concept map they will create at the end of the unit. Students will Create a Concept Map using the Kidspiration software that includes the interactive graphic organizers.
Plotting the Way to Washington DC 4 to 6
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Students will use the streets of Washington DC to discover the unique role geometry plays in the artistic cartography design of our Nation's Capital. This lesson incorporates numerous Common Core Standards across the curriculum and grade levels.
Podcast Book Buddies 2 to 5
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Students from one class would read books from all different genres through a podcast to students at a different school. After they read the book, they would pose questions about the book and continue in dialogue with their book buddy for two weeks.
Podcasting 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 Parabolas 7 to 12
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After an introductory lesson on parabolas, students will research parabolas, the general equation of a parabola from three points and photograph pictures of parabolas found in everyday life. Students will then organize the data to create and publish a podcast to be share with their peers in the classroom, as well as, around the world. (This is a 3-day lesson for the block schedule)
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.
Political Campaign Commercial Project 9 to 12
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Standards 6d. The student will demonstrate knowledge of State and Local elections by analyzing the influence of mass media and campaign advertisements and public opinion polls. Purpose: The purpose of this lesson is to introduce students to political advertisements and help them understand how those advertisements influence the issues and candidates in campaigns.
Post Production -- Editing a Short Video 9 to 12
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Students (in teams) will edit a short film using Final Cut Pro.
Pre K Learn Learn About Patterns P-K to P-K
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Pre K Learn Learn About Patterns
PRESCOTT, PHOTOGRAPH AND MODERN ART 9 to 12
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STUDENTS WILL LEARN ABOUT THE STYLES OF MODERN ART, THE WORKINGS OF A DIGITAL CAMERA AND THE TECHNIQUES AND SKILLS OF OIL PAINTING. THEY WILL ACHIEVE THIS BY BY USING A DIGITAL CAMERA TO CAPTURE A LOCAL LANDSCAPE BRINGING IT INTO THE CLASSROOM AND PAINT IT IN OILS.
Presentation Blogs P-K to P-K
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Create a series of audio/video blog entries in the target language as a means of assessing progress and skill/content acquisition throughout the course of language learning.
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.
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.
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
Public Service Announcement 9 to 12
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Students choose a current social issue and then create a 2-minute PSA using Adobe Premiere Software.
Public Service Announcement Project 5 to 12
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Using a digital media form, students will create a Public Service Announcement to inform peers on a topic of social interest or need. These PSA's will be shared through journalism or school mail to reach the target audience.
Public Service Announcements for Our School 6 to 8
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Students will work in co-op groups to brainstorm, plan, write scripts, keyboard scripts and then use digital video camera to film public service announcements. They will edit on the computer and we will show on morning announcements and connect to website.
Pullman Village 9 to 12
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Students learn about different aspects of Pullman Village in Chicago, along with Pullman's Dream for a Perfect Society
Quadratic Equations in Action 9 to 12
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Students will video and analyze real-life situations that produce a parabolic curve.
Quadratics in Nature and Architecture 9 to 12
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Students will discover real-life applications of quadratic functions using video cameras. The students will learn how to write equations for the parabolas that they find in real-life.
Quadrilateral Scavenger Hunt 6 to 12
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Students explore the school for various quadrilaterals. Once they find them, they record themselves using a Flip camera describing the various characteristics of each one.
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: 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.
Ratio/proportional Relationships: using graphs, tables, and equations 6 to 7
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Students will match proportional relationships using graphs, tables, and one-step equations to show hoe they are related.
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.
Reading and Responding to Real World Issues 8 to 12
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The purpose of this lesson is to allow students to read and respond to articles that address real-world issues. They will use technology to read, to make connections, and to share their responses with the teacher and the class. Students will learn to support their positions with textual evidence from an online article. Students will post responses on an online message board on Schoology.com.
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 for Life: Preparing Students to Function in Educational and Community Settings K to 12
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Building confidence through literacy. Children are provided with 1:1 and small group support while navigating an online curriculum to boost overall fluency, assessment outcomes and success in community.
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 with TouchChat P-K to P-K
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This is a reading lesson plan for a non-verbal student using an iPad and the TouchChat App
Ready SET go! P-K to 1
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Students will use the Digital Camera Lab to take pictures to identify and create sets of objects.
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 Equations! 9 to 12
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Students will use digital cameras to take photos of items or situations that can be modeled using algebraic equations.
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.
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 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.
Restoring Memories and Planning Autobiography 4 to 8
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This plan utilizes Google Maps for autobiography writing in response to the mentor text Knots in my Yo-Yo String” by Jerry Spinelli.
Reviving the Renaissance 7 to 12
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Using the world wide web, students will research the Renaissance Era and present a multimedia project to classmates which will focus on one aspect of that time period: food, clothing, pastime, gender roles, law enforcement, etc. This is done prior to reading any of Shakespeare's literature.
Revolutionary Idea 3 to 8
Students will participate in a revolutionary war living history.
Rhetorical Analysis of Popular Media 9 to 12
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Students are to analyze the rhetorical appeals, strategies and devices found in popular media. Students assess how effective the media is at trying to persuade consumers.
rhythm is math 1 to 3
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Music and math go together! Learn songs with activities that help understand and reinforce counting, addition, subtraction, and multiplication. Also focus on National Standards for Music Education; Singing, counting, steady beat, etc.
Robotics Reading Hour - Robot Dog 9 to 12
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In this lesson plan, the teacher facilitates high school students reading aloud and demonstrating technology to pre-k and kindergarten aged students. The high school students benefit from building and programming the robot used in the demonstration and in learning to read and interact with younger students in an educational setting.
Rock Cycle Lab 5 to 8
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Students will create each type of rock (Igneous,sedimentary,metamorphic), complete a lab sheet and then write a short essay describing about the rock cycle. This will then be presented to the class via song, video, power point etc. This project will be done in groups of 3.
Romanticism Through the Eyes of Art, Poetry, and Technology 10 to 12
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Teaching the qualities of Romanticism, comparing pieces of the period, and creating responses that show comprehension, while using an Elmo.
Save the Rainforest in South America 6 to 8
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7th Graders: Geography affects the characteristics of a country. Natural resources can determine the success or failure of a country. Each country is rich in culture, even if they are a poor country. Each student will appreciate his or her life‐styles, and opportunities compared to poverty stricken countries. Global issues are complex, and the student will explain the challenges the rainforest ecosystem is facing, and will develop a plan of action they can do to help
Save Trees, Use the Mini to Complete Our Assignment! 2 to 2
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Students will learn that by using technology in the classroom, they will be saving trees from destruction to create our textbooks and workbooks and how we can stop filling our landfills with mounds of paper. With our reading program online, students will have access to the program and will be able to complete assignments directed by the teacher and have immediate feedback on their performance.
Scale Model 7 to 7
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Use of proportions and scale using Google Sketchup and building a model house. Students reflect on the use of scales and scale factors.
School Motto/School Expectations 3 to 5
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Students in GATE, grades 3-5, will teach and demonstrate the school rules and expectations to students in grade PreK-2. They will also, help model the expectations of our newly implemented school motto through the use of video and technology.
Schoolwide Math Competition K to 6
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Using the online math product, Mangahigh, we would create an excitement over mathematics in our school. Students would work the math lessons to earn as many points as possible for their classroom.
Science and the Environment 6 to 8
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Interactive Science lesson using digital cameras
Science Circles Podcast 5 to 12
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Science Circles Podcasts will feature small groups of 3 to 4 students holding round table discussions on weekly science topics. Students will prepare statements presenting their ideas about the topic. A student facilitator will direct the flow of an open, round table discussion after opening ideas are presented.
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 Equipment 5 to 12
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Introduce equipment used in a science lab with student produced video. Use student produced commercials and product reviews in lieu of teacher demonstrations.
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.
ScreenPlay Writing 9 to 12
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This a two-week unit that includes screenplay writing and video editing
Sea Scallop Data Mining Research Project 10 to 12
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Students develop a research question and then gather the data to answer that question using the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Sea Scallop Survey database. Students present the results in a formal classroom presentation and a scientific poster session which is open to the public.
Season Ending Injury 11 to 12
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The project is a collaboration project in which students in my Advanced Biology class look at the anatomy and physiology of the human skeletal, muscular, circulatory and nervous system through a sports injury. The students video a mock injury and report on it as hosts for a sports telelvision show.
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."
Seeing the World Through the eyes of a Veteran 7 to 8
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Students will be assigned a Veteran to interview, get a military photo of and take a recent picture of. They will write a short story about the person and present a Power Point using the photos, or a movie with Movie Maker. A few selected ones will be used for next year's Veterans Day Program.
Self Portrait 10 to 12
The students will create a self portrait within a masterpiece. The objectives are many. Students will learn new tools within the program, learn how to create a self portrait, and learn, in detail, about a masterpiece of art and the artist.
Self portrait in a masterpiece 10 to 12
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Students will create a self portrait using the wacom tablet and Adobe Photoshop. This portrait will incorporate a Masterpiece of art, where the Alternative high school student places themself in the picture. using the Wacom tablet the students will be able to recreate the texture and subtle line variations that the original artist has done.
Self-Portrait 6 to 7
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For students in middle school, the self-portrait is timely, as it is during these years, between the ages of 11-14, that young people are immersed in “the self”-exploring identity, finding his or her place in the world, building perception of self in relation to others. In the lesson plan, students delve into these artistic qualities as they first explore famous artists’ portraits, which grounds them in a range of styles and art history, all of which students reflect on as they design their self-portraits, which they will create using Photoshop using both the standard desktop computer and the WACOM tablet to compare/contrast the impact of the different technologies on the design process and final product.
Shadow Hands 9 to 12
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Using Photoshop, Pictures taken of Shadow/Hand figures, and Pictures of students to create realistic images.
Shadow Play K to 2
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Shadow Play is an integration of science, technology, and social studies. Students in K-2 discuss the significance of February 2nd; listen to a story about “Groundhog Day”, and create a shadow matching worksheet using word processing tools.
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.
Show de Moda 10 to 12
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Students in will create a digital fashion show of themselves in order to learn clothing vocabulary.
Show What You Know-Solving Subtraction Problems (K/1st Grade) P-K to 5
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The purpose of this lesson is to help students understand the concept behind the abstract symbols used in subtraction. Specifically, Kindergarteners are still learning number symbols and alphabets as well as the plus sign so distinguishing symbols and what they represent when presented with them are extremely important. All students need concept development to retain such skills. This lesson will teach students a new strategy for solving subtraction as well as provide a pictorial representation of subtraction. Language development of vocabulary like minus, take away, less and fewer is also important for all students in math progression as these terms will be used in word problems and comparing amounts throughout school and in the real world. First graders will have a combination of addition and subtraction with subtraction word problems. Students will discuss these concepts, learn and practice a new strategy and then use the strategy that works best for them in their independent and partner tasks. Upon completion of tasks some students will interview each other to discuss which strategy they used and why and how they used it. Others will create an avatar cartoon video or a song to share their strategy for solving subtraction problems.
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.
Simile Applications P-K to P-K
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In this lesson students will learn about similes and how to use a simile correctly in a sentence.At the end of this lesson, students will be able to • Identify similes in sentences. • Create simple similes to describe themselves and others.
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.
Simulations and Tools for STEM Skills 6 to 5
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Incoming 6th grade students will use STEM Software Bundle for Upper Elementary (4-6) to learn and enhance their STEM and problem solving skills.
Sixth Grade - Quinceanera vs. Sweet 16 6 to 6
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Students will be able to compare and contrast a few differences and similarities between American and Hispanic cultures, specifically regarding a “coming of age” celebration.
Skull-dugery 7 to 7
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Students will use a digital camera to photograph skulls of various specimens and will research on the internet to identify them.
Slavery and Oral History 9 to 12
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As part of a unit on antebellum slave culture in North America, students will learn about the role oral history plays in forming and transforming a culture among African Americans. A comprehensive oral history project utilizing video and podcasting technology will be the unit's summative assessment
Smart Board Challenge 5 to 6
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Using Problem-Based Learning (PBL) in using the problem of knowing what a Smart Board is (how it operates, its uses, etc.) as the starting point for the acquisition of new student knowledge.
Smart Board Literacy Center K to K
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Using a Smart board as a literacy center will be beneficial in the development of both early reading skills and technology/computer skills. The smart board will also help students to practice their motor skills.
Smart Jeopardy Review 9 to 12
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Using the Smart Board, students will play Jeopardy to review mathematical topics that they have learned.
Social Situations & Emotions P-K to 2
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The students will use video modeling to interpret a variety of social situations and corresponding emotional states.
Solutions to Real World Economic Problems in the Classroom 6 to 12
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Students will investigate real world American economic issues that are effecting the average family. In this project, students will conduct research to identify the causes of the struggling United States economy. They will examine the effect it has on the average American citizen. They will create strategies to help the struggling American family. The final product of this project will be a documentary about the direct effect of the struggling economy on the DuPage county community.
Solving 2-step Inequalities 7 to 8
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Students/teachers can do entire lesson on line w/videos and examples to enhance learning.
Solving Systems of Linear Equations Using Substitution 7 to 12
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This Algebra I lesson uses SMART Board technology to provide students with a physical sense of the process of substitution and how it can be used in solving a system of linear equations.
Sonoran WebQuest 5 to 6
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Ultilizing some of the most advanced technology available today, you and your team of scientists will create a multi-media presentation to share with the world on the internet!
Sounds of ... Assignment 10 to 12
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This intermediate PodCasting assignment focuses and strengthens students' scriptwriting abilities by having them weave audio elements throughout their work. Sounds are no longer ancillary or used merely as aural illustrations; sounds are central and are enhanced by the script.
Spanish Childhood Memories 10 to 12
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Objectives: The students will use childhood vocabulary words and the imperfect past tense to write a letter describing activities and interests that they had throughout their childhood. The students will utilize the preterite past tense to describe one “bad” event that took place and to explain a cause/effect result of that event. The students will then utilize the present tense to describe solutions that have initiated in their lives to improve or make up for that initial “bad” event.
Spanish I Going Places and Invitations 10 to 12
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This lesson plan is multifaceted and provides a week of introduction, modeling, practice and review before the actual video cameras are put into use. Day five begins our video camera use with the students creating clips to be used with an interactive white board in order to play a vocabulary game featuring the students. The end of the unit culminates in a Multimedia project where students will divide into groups to create and perform dialogues and rap videos with the assistance of props also created by the students.
SPARTACUS!!! Wait...what? 9 to 12
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The student will be able to create a Claymation version of their favorite movie using the skills that were learned in class. They will also create a stop motion version using their classmates as the objects.
Speaking Our Truths: Podcasts as Relevant Research 10 to 12
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Students are creating informational podcasts as an alternative to a traditional research project. Students will be able to show mastery of the skills required to do a traditional research paper but in a way that is relevant to their lives.
Special Reporters for School Daily Announcements 7 to 8
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Students will create multi-media segments to be played during the School’s daily announcements. These will be multi-part, pre-recorded reports about school events and issues. These segments will include video, animation, graphics and still photography.
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.
State History Acting and Podcasting 3 to 5
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Students will research and critique different periods of their state's history, and then create "digital archives" and podcasts based upon their research.
Stations: Equation of a line and Slope 8 to 8
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This is a stations lesson to check the learner's understanding of graphing lines and slope. The learner will receive immediate feedback at each station to determine if they fully understand the concept.
Statistics Newscast in Math Class 6 to 8
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This lesson incorporates video for students to create videos about the statistics data and sports information that have been analyzing.
Stem Cell Research Unit 10 to 12
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Stem Cells are remarkable cells found in humans and scientists claim that they have the potential to treat a variety of diseases and help humans have a better way of life. In this lesson students are going to learn about stem cells and what makes them so unique.
Stock Market Project 7 to 9
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In this activity, you and/or a small group will invest $10,000 in four different companies and then track the stock market price of those companies over a period of time.
Stop Motion Animation with Photographs 5 to 12
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Have students move objects in a scene and take a series of photographs that create the illusion of movement of said objects. The students will then put the photos in a video editing program to make a short video of their characters in action.
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.
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.
Students Are the Best Teachers 4 to 12
Students will take an active role in the teaching and learning process by creating digital presentations that review basic concepts that are the foundations for all courses. These may include focused mini lessons on such areas as vocabulary, grammar, figures of speech, math problems and concepts, historical events, scientific elements, or technology operations.
Students will utilize tablets to research S.T.E,M, topics to enhance their knowledge, achievement, success, and engagement in the classroom. 5 to 12
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Student teams of three will select from a teacher prepared list of STEM topics. They will utilize a tablet to research, document and create a variety of presentations on their selected topic. Student teams will utilize a teacher prepared rubric to complete their assignment.
Studio Photography 9 to 12
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This project involves shooting long exposure photography in the school portrait lighting studio.
Succession in the Classroom 6 to 8
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Students will observe and record with digital cameras the process of succession as it occurs in a 55 gallon tank that the students set up with soil from their own backyards.
Super Hero High P-K to 9
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To make a movie with special needs high school students (students have multiple disabilities) about "Super Heroes." Students will create characters for themselves and decide what "Super Powers," they have and how they would use them.
Symbiosis 4 to 4
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Students will learn about symbiotic relationships between organisms living in a particular ecosystem. The learning will be capped by a student created presentation that shows the different symbiotic relationships, while providing real world examples.
Symmetry in Nature 6 to 12
Symmetry and Fibonacci series in nature, explored with photography and photo manipulation.
Symmetry in Nature and Congruent Shapes All Around 2 to 2
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All students will work in groups to investigate nature and their surroundings to find symmetry in nature and congruent shapes all around. Students will take photos using a digital camera and help create a multimedia presentation of their geometric findings. Students will share the final project with their peers.
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.
Tech Savvy Naturalists P-K to 8
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While technology is the way of the future, the future of endangered plants and animals are our responsibility. Students will learn about ecology and biology of animals and plants in our community and create movies and picture books as their culminating projects.
Technology and Visual Arts: Symmetry Portraits 1 to 6
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The students will understand the definition of symmetry and the beauty of symmetry by using graphic arts computer software to create the reflection of their face from the line of symmetry taken from a photograph.
Technology as a Tool of Science 9 to 12
Digital cameras and Tool Factory will be used in a variety of projects in several classes. The objective is to show students the tools that can assist them in the recording, cataloging and sharing of science information.
Technology for the Likes of Shakespeare and Poe 7 to 12
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Digital Storytelling, a wonderful way to incorporate technology and other disciplines into the Language Arts classroom, despite endorsement from the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), is not a priority for most schools. I believe that to incorporate digital storytelling, you must have the technology necessary to enable the teacher to adjust her pedagogy and see her role as story coach instead of technology teacher, allowing digital storytelling to enable students to represent their voices in a manner rarely addressed by state and district curriculum while practicing the digital literacy skills that will be important to their 21st century futures while supporting whole language literacy practices. .
Technology Rich Romeo and Juliet Lesson Plan 9 to 10
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The students will understand Romeo and Juliet and as a result will produce and present a Storyboard that demonstrates a scene’s importance.
Technology 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-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 Business Plan 7 to 12
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This simulated project provides students with a contextualized learning experience where they will create a legitimate business plan for an actual teen-based business.
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
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 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 American Revolution: It Takes Two to Tangle, but Three to Decide a War! 5 to 12
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This unit on the American Revolution is designed to provide students with a deeper understanding of the complexities of war. The goal is for students to gain knowledge of history from several different points of view.
The Bill of Rights in Action 8 to 8
In this lesson, students will view short video clips illustrating various rights in the first ten amendments to the Constitution. In groups, students will have to identify the right(s) in the video, discuss, and explain how that right is being celebrated.
The 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 Flea P-K to 2
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Allows students, in a small goup grades k-2, to pracitce the social skills of listening, sitting still, and having a good listening body. Those important foundational social skills.
The Flip Side 6 to 8
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Students will use their Flip cameras to chronicle their experience at a local food pantry and share their experience with the rest of the school and local community organizations.
The 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 Geometry Amazing Race for High School Students 8 to 12
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Students groups will be able to use digital cameras to site evidence of geometry work completed at different country location stations or tasks given by teachers. Students groups will apply properties of polygons, determine distances, points of concurrence, and justify answers. Integrated subjects of trigonometry and algebra will be visited.
The Great Depression-A tale of misery and hope 7 to 12
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This lesson will seek to explore images using Smart-board technology while making observations and inferences in describing the period of the Great Depression. Was it a time period that was misery, or was there a tremendous hope for the United States during this period? Students will use photographs shown to support their answer to this essential question.
The 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 Human Body 8 to 8
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Students will synthesis the body systems. Students will explain the function of each body system and how they work together.
The Illustrated Bill of Rights 11 to 12
Most of the students who are assigned this American Government project have had little or no experience using PowerPoint or working with a digital video camera. This project will serve as an introduction to the use of this technology as well as a means of learning the Bill of Rights.
THE LONG AND SHORT OF IT - SHADOWS K to 2
Kindergarten through Second Grade students will explore light and shadows in science.
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 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 Original Photograph 8 to 8
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Using the medium of photography, students learn how to make ordinary subject matter "extraordinary" through the use of various photographic techniques, manual camera operations and iPhoto editing tools.
The Outsiders Unit Plan 7 to 9
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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 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 Power of Images 9 to 12
A 2 minute Multi-media presentation using colors, textures,images,drawings, photographs, video clips, etc. To portray a political or social issue in the school, community or country.
The Pumpkin Patch P-K to 4
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Students use digital images and drawing software, in this case Kid Pix 4, to create a pumpkin patch illustration. Students use their product to write a paragraph on a writing prompt provided by the teacher.
The Secret Stairway 3 to 5
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This is a lesson that continues work on the recorder by providing music projection to allow hand-free music reading, composing opportunities and interactive music collaboration.
The Soundtrack of Your Life 6 to 12
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Every sound tells a story. In this Language Arts lesson, students learn about poetic elements, tone, and personal connection by creating their own soundtrack of the major events, experiences, passions in their lives. The final product is a Glogster page.
The STEM Train! 7 to 8
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The STEM Train will be a school-wide program for students to create exploration through video-making, short films and documentaries. Students will become mini filmmakers. They will use the latest technology to make video presentations in class. Digital Cameras will be the source of our videos, but in order to “create” magic, we will need more electronic equipment.
The 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 Triple O 4 to 8
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After completing an interactive technology based math lesson, students will create various movies showcasing their knowledge of the order of operations. Using movie making software, it will include a mathematical dance and various small group based presentations.
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 World Without Nouns 4 to 6
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The students will take pictures of them completing an activity. They will then use Photoshop to edit out one noun in the picture. Using that picture they will create a Keynote slide showing what the world would be like without that noun.
The Year 2510 9 to 12
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This is what I use as my first break the ice, interest development lesson in all of my technology classes. It helps in removine self imposed limits to creativity, and the innovation process.
Their Side Of The Story 3 to 5
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Students use Flip cameras as a way to look at and understand school life from others' point of view.
There's No Place Like Home 3 to 6
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Students will create a claymation video about an animal's habitat and two other habitats for the animal to visit.
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.
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.
Through the Eyes of a Lens 3 to 5
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Students will use point and shoot camera to take pictures of the world around them. They will learn to edit, print, and sell pictures.
Time Warp Interview 3 to 5
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With the aid of technology and a bit of creativity students will travel back in time and interview leaders of early America. Students will then be paired up to conduct interviews to portray the qualities of a great leader.
Title: Digital Photo Storytelling on Five Senses, a project based learning activity by Mary Gore P-K to 2
Learning about the five senses is a very exciting and fun experience that students in the primary grades are eager to engage in as well as share with others, in and out of the classroom. Through digital photo storytelling project learners are able to document their experiences and take on various roles as they create a presentation project.This is a project based learning activity.
To High School and Beyond 8 to 8
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This a project that my 8th grade students do to get them thinking about career and life goals. It is completed in four parts.
Tour of African History 3 to 11
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Students will explore African history by taking a gallery walk through an interactive museum, exploring Africa's geography and taking a virtual field trip.
Toy Inventor’s Workshop 11 to 11
Students work in small groups to develop a toy for preschool age children.
Traditions Around the World 5 to 5
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Students will be divided into cooperative learning groups and given a country to research their holiday traditions. Students will use the internet, encyclopedias and other research sources to prepare a presentation. A brief discussion/mini-lesson will be given on credible resources.
Treasure Hunt with cameras 6 to 8
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The students will take pictures of the items on the treasure hunt list. Then they will create a collage and use technology to edit the photography.
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.
TV and Clickers to Increase Student Learning 9 to 12
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Using a classroom response system to check for understanding in real time throughout a class period and then adjust teaching as needed.
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.
Using Digital Photography in the Classroom K to K
Osolo Elementary School in Elkhart, IN is seeking a grant to incorporate digital photography in the classroom with the objective of helping all kindergarten students increase their math, science, language arts, and social studies skills. The objective is that by the end of the year students will have learned to use digital cameras to incorporate all the subject areas mentioned to increase their core skills.
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 Podcasts to teach about the Constitutional Convention 7 to 8
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Using Netbooks with webcams and a Smartboard to create and share Podcasts. Students will participate in discussions and the creation of Podcasts by taking advantage of the interactive nature of table Netbooks and a classroom Smartboard.
Using the Computer Safety and Ettiquette P-K to P-K
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Teaching students to use the computer safely and correctly. Learning what information is safe to share and what can harm us.
Utopian Society 7 to 8
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Students will research, design, and present a Utopian society in conjunction with reading the novel THE GIVER.
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 Buddies K to 8
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Hamden elementary students and Beijing elementary students will correspond with each other through technology which includes use of the Flip Video Camera. Students will use the video camera to introduce family members, pets, and record important events such as birthdays and holiday celebrations.
Video Modeling for Children with Autism 2 to 5
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This lesson uses videos to teach children with autism. The current skill being worked on is playing a game.
View, Review, & Replicate: Using Graphics and Humor for Vocabulary Acquisition 9 to 12
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Students will recognize and review frequently tested ACT/SAT vocabulary words through the use of word/ graphic associations and humorous content videos.
Virtual Museum of Musical Instruments 4 to 8
Students create and build their own musical instruments based on existing characteristics of the four families of the symphony orchestra. They will take photographs of their completed instruments, record the sounds and post them to an existing web site which showcases student work. They will also create their own web page which will be attached to the teacher web site.
Virtual Travel Plan 4 to 8
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This lesson was created for 4th grade students in North Carolina. It integrates many areas of the curriculum including mathematics, social studies, and language arts. Students design a virtual trip through North Carolina to learn about the history and symbols of North Carolina.
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.
Vivid Visual Vocabulary 3 to 12
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The Vivid Visual Vocabulary Project is a student-generated, project-based learning experience in which students utilize technology to develop skills in research, writing, and creativity to produce weekly vocabulary presentation on root words. Expanding vocabulary enhances reading skills.
Vivid Visual Vocabulary K to 12
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Students will create weekly presentations of their vocabulary words utilizing Flip Cameras, iMovie and Powerpoint. Computer generated, student driven learning always leads to life-long knowledge, but making videos to enact vocabulary words in context is fun.
Vivid Visual Vocabulary 4 to 12
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The Vivid Visual Vocabulary Project is a student-generated, project-based learning experience in which students utilize technology to develop skills in research, writing, and creativity to produce an audio/video presentation. As students share projects that are developed individually and through cooperative, small learning communities, they become both teacher and learner.
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.)
Wacky Vocabulary 6 to 12
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Students will seek out or create silly situations that illustrate their vocabulary words.
Walking Stick Figure 9 to 12
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Students explore the history of art and animation and in the end create a walking stick figure on Flash, using traditional and digital animation techniques.
Want to Drag?! (: 6 to 8
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This lesson plan will present 7th & 8th grade students with engaging, motivating, and fun hands-on engineering opportunity to create, design, fabricate, test, and competitively race scale model cars for aerodynamics and performance
WANTED: GOOD CHARACTERS! 2 to 4
Students will use digital cameras and desktop publishing to recreate WANTED posters of the old Wild West. Only this time, they will be looking for good characters!
Waste Water Research 9 to 12
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Students will engage in a year long study of the impacts of waste water and its impacts on the local community and the Hudson River. Students will evaluate the impacts that various green technology can have on improving the quality of runoff waste water.
Water Conservation Video Lab 8 to 12
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This lesson plan was created in an effort to have students become advocates for the world they live in. Students are asked to creating a Public Service Announcement Video for Water Conservation.
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 Report 7 to 12
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Students create and film a weather report as seen on the evening news.
Weathering Project 6 to 6
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After studying weathering in class student will demonstrate their knowledge of weathering by creating a digital project.
Web 2.0 - Video Sharing 9 to 12
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Create a video to share on a Video Sharing Site (Youtube, Flickr, etc.). Through this lesson, the student will become proficient at sharing files online using the various Video Sharing Sites. Students will use Tool Factory Movie Maker to edit and produce the video.
Webquest - Westward Ho! 3 to 8
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Work as a group to investigate life on the trail using various resources and Internet links. As a result of the research, students will write an article.
Website Evaluation 2 to 5
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Students will visit 3 websites with iPad minis and converse at their table to give them an evaluation.
Welcome to Historic Wilkes County 3 to 3
Each year our third graders are required to take a field trip back in time to our local Heritage Museum and other historic buildings. This project allows students to make photographs of these historic buildings in our county and turn them into a multimedia presentation about our local history that can be presented on our classroom SMART Board.
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 did you build?" P-K to P-K
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small group- working as team in building a structure.
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 know? 4 to 12
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This is an exercise that has a pre and post casual assessment using polleverywhere.com It assesses what is known before a unit and afterwards by using cellphones and computers
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 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 the FAFSA? 11 to 12
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Aim: The purpose of this lesson is… To familiarize students with what the FAFSA is and the steps to complete it. To familiarize students with what the CSS Profile is and the steps to complete it. To have Junior students submit their necessary materials, so they can be prepared for financial aid early. To have Senior students complete their FAFSA, so they can receive aid for school.
What's in a Story--A Short Story/Film Unit 5 to 12
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Students analyze and evaluate "story" through both the written word of short story and the visual images of short film. The lesson/unit culminates in a production of a short film. This is run in a workshop format, with mini-lessons and some direct instruction/practice of skills as the project unfolds.
What's Living in the Water? 6 to 12
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Students assess water quality of a local pond through observation and testing. Students link changes in seasons to changes in water quality.
What's the Matter? 1 to 5
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Students explore the 3 states of matter, as well as the combination of these states, through the use of a digital camera. Students then create Photo Stories about matter to share.
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.
Wheel of Fortune for Students with Multiple Disabilities 6 to 12
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This lesson involves mimicking the "Wheel of Fortune" game for students with multiple disabilities. This enables the students to use their comprehension and literacy skills to figure out the puzzles with the help of technology.
When I Grow Up P-K to 1
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You often hear young children say, "When I grow up I wanna be a__." Here is a meaningful story prompt and a great opportuntiy to teach community helpers.
Where and When Was That? 6 to 8
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Students will utilize Google Applications to apply what they have learned about the civilizations of Egypt, China, India, Greece, and Rome. Students will gain more knowledge on the geography of these areas in Ancient Times.
Where in the USA? K to 5
The ultimate virtual Amazing Race is about to begin! Using the high-resolution aerial and satellite imagery of GoogleEarth and Microsoft Virtual Earth, and the Internet searching power of Google, students will research, write, read for detail, summarize information, and deposit their knowledge in a multi-media project. Where In the U.S.A. is a rigorous, academic interdisciplinary competition developed to intrigue students to use clues to navigate their home country.
Where is home? (Basic intro to home row finger placement.) K to 2
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Younger students learn the proper finger placement for the home keys using the tune "Where is Thumbkin".
Where should we go? 4 to 5
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For this lesson, students are to create a digital poster using the program called Glogster EDU. (edu.glogster.com) On their poster, students are to describe three places that they would like to visit within a state found within the United States.
Who Ate Archy the Anchovy 4 to 6
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In this lesson, students will use flip cams to film clues about members in the marine food chain. The goal is to solve the puzzle of who ate Archy the Anchovy! Once clues are filmed, an interactive PowerPoint will be created for students to complete a problem-solving activity to solve this mystery!
Who's the Man? Men of the French & Indian War and Road to the Revolution 5 to 6
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Who's the Man? Men of the French & Indian War and Road to the Revolution
Who's Who in the Art World 2 to 5
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Students study famous artist and their works, through Internet resource using social bookmarking. The create biographies and recreate famous works then create online portfolios of their final project.
Why salt the roads? 10 to 12
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This lesson focuses on why states like Illinois must salt the roads during the winter. We will focus not only on the why but which type of salt is most efficient and safe for the environment.
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.
Will it Sink or Float? K to 2
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Students will compare and observe objects that sink or float. They will learn that size and weight do not always determine which objects sink or float and conclude that shape and material of an object affect whether an object sinks or floats.
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.
Women and the Right to Vote 7 to 8
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Change can not happen unless someone chooses to take a stand and have a voice that will not be silenced. Women fought for change and were not willing to be put on the shelf. Both men and women need to be able to speak up for things they believe will make changes in the world today.
WORDS: A Lesson in Collaboration (Disguised as a Lesson on Homophones/Homonyms) 6 to 12
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Students work in groups to plan, create, edit, and share a collaborative, creative video on homophones and homonyms to share with the world.
World History Tool Factory Workshop Fun! 6 to 8
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Students will make a database of each of the ancient civilizations covered and then use the word processor program to make presentations on each of them.
World of Quadrilaterals 7 to 12
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Why is it important to know the properties of quadrilaterals? How can we use it in our real life?
Writing and Illustrating a Digital Children's Picture Book 6 to 8
Students will use digital cameras and Photoshop to create the pictures for a children's picture book which will be made into a hand bound book.
Writing and Podcasting 2 to 5
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Based on just a few pictures, students can write and podcast their own 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 Prompt "Living With Fame!" 4 to 4
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Writing Prompt "Living With Fame!"
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.
Written in Bones 6 to 8
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Students will read literary and informational texts about the stories of our past to understand how different texts offer unique historical perspectives and how authors sometimes alter details of history to serve a purpose. Students will express their understanding by corroborating details of the past, deciphering an author’s purpose, and writing their own fictionalized version of a historical account.
WWII News Reporters 10 to 12
Students report on a major battle from WWII as news anchors and on-scene reporters. Students also create a Propaganda Poster from that period.
Yes We Can! Students with Autism & Downs-Syndrome on the Drums! K to 12
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Students with profound special needs, such as autism, Downs-syndrome, CP, & medically fragile conditions, will participate in a variety of exciting experiential activities, including adaptive percussion & drumming, Karaoke type music, and using American Sign Language to express themselves to music. Project will be documented via video and digital pictures and shown to the school body in a music video format.
You Were There! Art History Game 6 to 12
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Students will photograph themselves and then use software to add a painterly look to their photos. Then they will compete to use the software to place themselves as the subject of some of the masters' paintings by following clues.
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.
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