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Benton Middle School News Cast 7 to 8
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Using the digital wish grant Benton Middle School will be able to film a daily news broadcast for students to view.
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.
Fluency with iTalk P-K to 3
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This will be an ongoing lesson incorporated into our Reader's Workshop time. Students will record themselves reading using iTalk on the iPad.
Make a Memory with Movie Maker 3 to 12
Students create an original story, plan the illustrations and create an audiofile to tell the story. Put everything together on Movie Maker and you have students begging to write more.
Podcast, Podcast, Read All about It 6 to 8
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Students will be able to create a podcast. They will practice submitting a podcast onto an iPod Shuffle.
Telephone Talking/Taking Sides by Gary Soto 4 to 8
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In this lesson technology will be utilized. Students will write a telephone conversation using quotation marks, and they will record it using headphones and Photo Story.
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.
Water Cycle Voice Thread 1 to 6
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This lesson plan is geared towards elementary level students using a reader's theater script and VoiceThread to improve reading fluency.
"FLIP-iT" - Where Do I Go From Here? 12 to 12
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Graduating seniors find themselves at a pivotal point in their lives. By doing four Flip Camera interviews of themselves, on a series of topics, they will take a closer look at their values and goals, and gain potentially insightful reflections for the future as they prepare for the next step. We will burn all four videos to disk and they will also have a nice souvenir for their Senior year.
"I Have a Dream" Podcasts K to 12
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Students will watch Martin Luther King Jr's, "I Have a Dream" speech, then write their own speech about their own dreams. The speeches will recorded and turned into podcasts.
"Summertime Fun" 2 to 6
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This adventure will involve students in the way of planning a summer vacation through the use of calculations and estimations with distance, time, money, and entering data into a computer the following school year.
(PART 3) Applied STEM: Rocketry and its Components 6 to 8
See Part 1 for following sections with the exception of Lesson Plan Description.
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.
21st Century Book Club 1 to 5
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Students will create their own Podcast book reports to get others excited about reading.
A Cleaner Today for a Greener Tomorrow 6 to 8
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Students become environmentalists through community activities.
A Hip New Twist on the Past! Creating Music Video Biographies 3 to 5
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Student motivation is a huge challenge for teachers. Students today are surrounded by multimedia sources and technology. Why not bring that into the classroom? Technology is relevant to their lives and will keep them excited as they learn.
A Hip New Twist on the Past! Creating Music Video Biographies 3 to 6
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Student motivation is a huge challenge for teachers. Students today are surrounded by multimedia sources and technology. Why not bring that into the classroom? Technology is relevant to their lives and will keep them excited as they learn.
Add Sum Frogs P-K to P-K
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Students will work as a team to add frogs to a lily pad on the Whiteboard. There will be a flipchart with frogs and a lily pad already made. The students will move the frogs onto the lily pad and find the total number of frogs. As a class we will create an addition problem based on the visual.
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 Books 1 to 2
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In our Non-fiction Writing Workshop unit, students research and study an animal using technology in order to write an "All About" book. They must find out where the animal lives (type of environment), what it eats, what it looks like, and other additional interesting facts about their animal.
All About Me 12 to 12
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Students in the MultiMedia class will create a 5 minute graduation video presentation on themselves.
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.
Animal Adventures 4 to 6
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Students will research a specific zoo animal, and write a script describing various features of the animal. The class will then go to the zoo, find their animal and film each other telling about their animal (Jeff Corwin or Steve Erwin style). Later these will be made into class videos.
Animal Report K to 1
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Throughout this project students will be researching an animal and organizing the information into a 30 Hands presentation. Students will pick an animal, research, find pictures, and demonstrate their knowledge of their animal through their completed project.
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.
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.
Assessing Reading Fluency using the Flip Video 1 to 12
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Students will use the Flip video camera to record the reading of a peer’s previously introduced reading fluency story. Students will watch their recordings and complete a self-assessment of their reading fluency using the Dimensions of Reading Fluency rubric.
At the 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.
Audio Storybooks 3 to 6
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Students will turn their original stories into audio storybooks using the Tikatok website, and screen-capture software.
Because I Said So! - Writing a Persuasive Speech 4 to 4
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This is a short writing unit. Students will brainstorm, write, and edit a persuasive speech on a topic of their choosing. The studetns will then record a podcast of their speech which will be uploaded to the school website.
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.
Black History Month Menu/Choice Boards 5 to 12
•Students will write and create podcasts for a variety of purposes. •Students will make choices about their learning, using a menu/choice board as a guide. •Students will conduct guided research to create a variety of podcast projects to communicate their understanding of their research. •Students will work collaboratively with other researchers in creating interesting podcasts. •Students will explore literature, music and the lives of people associated with black history month. •Students will engage in differentiated learning activities based on their interest and their ability.
Blasting Math Fact Boredom K to 2
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In this lesson, students will work on math fact mastery by using various games on the Motion Math app and then discuss in small groups the strategies they used to improve their computation.
Body Language 9 to 12
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This unit is designed as an introduction to digital photography. The students are divided into groups and assigned roles within those groups. The goal of the lesson is to guide the students to see each other in a creative and positive light while learning the basics of photography.
Book Trailers 4 to 4
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4th Grade Students create book trailers for incoming students to their grade level for the following year.
Capturing Animals through Technology 2 to 5
Students will use digital recoding photograpgy equipment to take pictures of animals at our local zoo. They will then insert the photography into a variety of audio-visual technology -based reports featuring thier animals.
Character Education Podcasts 4 to 6
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Each month a different character trait will be focused on. Students will create and record a podcast highlighting the character trait.
Chemical Reaction Demonstration 9 to 12
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Identify and classify chemical reactions based on the five following types of reactions: synthesis, decomposition, single replacement, double replacement, and combustion.
Create a Greener Place - Podcast 3 to 12
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Students are asked to research and use slass instruction to create a 3-5 minute Podcast about making the world a Greener Place.
Create and Respond to a Music Video 4 to 5
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Student will create a Music Video by performing a song, create choreography for the video, create props, coodinate the performance, and respond to theirs and others performances.
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 Drama 9 to 9
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The students will plan, direct, and record a scene from Romeo and Juliet.
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.
Creation Stories 6 to 12
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Provide an authentic approach to improve understanding the foundation of American Literature and improve literacy skills of all the students. This project will allow students to research, create, and demonstrate, via podcasts and discussion boards, their knowledge of the origins of American literature.
Creative Book Report using Flip Cameras and Jaycut.com 6 to 12
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Students recall important characters, settings and events from a book they have read together as a group. They then create movie with pictures and acting to share with the rest of the class.
Crikey! It’s a Part of Speech! 4 to 5
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Students will call upon their inner Crocodile Hunter and go searching the school and school grounds “hunting” for examples of parts of speech. While “hunting” they will show how exciting learning about parts of speech can really be.
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.
CSI: Chemistry Student Investigators 10 to 12
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Students master scientific inquiry skills as they design investigations to solve mysteries based on scientific concepts, use hand held computers and digital cameras to capture data generated in their investigations, and use Tool Factory software to compile data and lab reports to create electronic lab journals.
Cubelets Challenge Beginner P-K to 5
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The challenges are aimed at thinking about building something to meet a need, solve a problem or make something that that can help us to understand or do something.
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.
Differentiating Through Audiobooks 8 to 8
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Advanced readers stage and record audio versions of novels for less-able readers, who will listen to audio recordings using MP3 players and listening stations.
Digital Biography Project for African American History 3 to 5
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Students will answer questions on an important person during African American History month. They will type, voice record, and upload photographs/drawings to create a biographical digital story about their person.
Digital Storytelling 5 to 12
Students write more when they are inspired either by the topic or by the process. Using Movie Maker, students bring their creative stories to life and have a Windows Media Player as their final version of their work.
Digital Storytelling 6 to 8
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Students will be challenged to create a digital story using digital cameras and powerpoint.
Digital Storytelling - My Special Story 4 to 6
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Students will learn the techniques of Digital Storytelling in order to complete a narrative about an important event in their lives. Students will compose a narrative, collect images and photographs. Students will then create a digital slideshow, complete with spoken narration, images, music and transitions appropriate to the mood they want to set for their story.
Digitally Concerned Citizens 5 to 5
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Students need to learn relevant technology skills to succeed in the modern workforce. This lesson allows students to master skills with an inquiry based investigation on how humans contribute to changes in ecosystems. With a better understanding of issues facing our planet, students increase their ability to voice their concerns and facilitate change.
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.
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.
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.
Endangered Animals Podcast 3 to 5
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Students will be researching endangered animals on the internet, writing a report about why they are endangered and how we can save them on Microsoft Office, recording their report with MP3 players and uploading them online to a podcast.
Engaging Presentations of Research 3 to 4
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Students will use a Z5 Hovercam Document Camera to help present information gathered through a research project on the American revolution. Presentations include recording an 'interview' with a Revolutionary patriot.
Exploring our World through Video 2 to 4
I want to allow students to use video to express their lives and the area in which they live. I also would like for them to learn how to use a camera, import video and create great projects using that video.
Family HIstories Alive! 2 to P-K
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Students will conduct a family interview, curate family photos through narration, and reflect on a family heirloom/artifact. Students will use a video camera to document their interview, photo narration, and heirloom/artifact reflection.
Five Themes of Geography 7 to 12
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This is an assessment tool for the Five Themes of Geography. Students will research the five themes of Geography for the assigned Canadian Province and make a “Doodlecast Pro.”, or another presentation app, make a presentation. This could be an individual or group project. . This could be a group on individual project..
Flip Cameras and Puppet Shows Create Education 9 to 12
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Students will create, film, download, and produce an educational video of a puppet show using a flip camera.
Flip for Book Reports K to 12
Students will create Flip Video book reports to share in class and to keep as a data base of book reviews.
Flip Lipdub 10 to 12
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Spanish students translate a song from English to Spanish, memorize the lyrics and create a lipdub video using a flip camera.
Flip 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'n Over Shapes K to K
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Studetns take pictures of shapes in their school and turn it into a class book.
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.
FlipVideo Poetry: Teaching Narrative Poems Through Community Service Learning 7 to 8
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In order to promote literacy as part of our district improvement plan, 7th grade students will work in pairs to draft, write and illustrate a narrative poem to be presented on National Read Across America Day to primary school students as part of a 'Seussical". Performances will be videotaped so that teachers can show the presentations over and over to varied classes for instructional purposes.
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.
From photo to printed word: Getting second-graders to write! K to 2
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By taking pictures and focusing on the basics (capital letters and periods), second graders get the beginning concepts of writing a story by taking compelling images.
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.
Geometry Task Rotation 2 to 2
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Students will circulate around the room completing geometry tasks displayed on posters. At each question will be a tablet to scan a QR code to instantly check their work.
Geometry with Dash 3 to 5
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This lesson will have students interact with Dash & Dot robots and programming to support geometry lessons in identifying, classifying, describing, and finding the perimeter of quadrilaterals. Students will also produce quadrilaterals by building a pen attachment for Dash and using loops and angles.
Germ Busters! P-K to 5
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This lesson is for health education and involves the application of learned material and allows for peer teaching. Students will create podcasts about germs, the ways they are spread, and how to keep everyone safe!
Getting Techy With Insects 1 to 5
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Students will engage in a variety of activities, including a WebQuest and Google Hangout with another classroom. The duration of this lesson is a 2-5 days, depending on the activities used.
Giving Students the Ultimate in Effective Feedback K to 12
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As an alternative to red-pen-comments-in-the-margins, use a FlipVideo camera above your desk to record your essay correcting sessions! The students see their work being "corrected" by you and hear your commentary and critique.
Graphing the growth of our Garden Beans under different conditions K to 3
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Children will use digital cameras to take picture of the growth of the same vegetable under different conditions, and then to graph it. The project will be made into an online book, using littlebirdtales.com
Graphing Weather 2 to 3
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Graphing Weather and writing about the results
Halloween Dramatic Reading Podcasts 4 to 12
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Spanish students will create dramatic reading podcasts from elementary Halloween books and stories. The students will create both English and Spanish versions of the podcasts. The podcasts will be shared through the school website with local elementary schools.
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.
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.
How Do My Vegetables Grow? 1 to 1
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Students will learn how plants grow and how people use some plants while investigating what kind of soil is best for growing plants.
How Slow Can You Go? 9 to 12
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Students will document the process of oxidation using apples and then write a procedure for slowing down the oxidation process.
How to _____ like a pro! K to 12
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As young adults, many of our students have talents beyond what falls under "classroom curriculum". This project would involve filming something they are passionate about as a "How to Documentary" and create a written piece reflecting on their passion and their lives.
Hunting for QR Codes 1 to 12
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Students will use Smart Phone with QR code reader to complete scavenger hunt around school as a skill review.
I Can Help the Earth, Can You? 1 to 12
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Students will use the flip video cameras to create short video clips, or commercials, stating what they can do around the school to promote Earth Day awareness. These will be used to spread awareness of the simple acts that can be done each day at school and home to help our Earth.
I 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.
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!
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
In the Field with Salamanders 5 to 5
5th grade students will collect and monitor the diversity of salamanders in their community. They will produce a field guide to share with other local students that will include both quantitative and qualitative data collected over time.
In Touch with Nature K to 5
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Ipod touches will be used in conjunction with our Nature Space/Bird Habitat, on school grounds, community programs, local businesses, Cornell University, and volunteers. These members will aid in constructing a Bird Watch and Feeder program to collect data to be analyzed through the touches, student interaction, and Cornell Labs.
Inspiring Change in Our World: One Photograph at a Time 9 to 12
Students will experience the power of images created by great photographers in history. They will document the destruction of their environment and communicate their values and beliefs with a community photography show at a local gallery.
Integrating Video Technology in the Middle School Science Notebooking Process 8 to 8
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Students record video as an extension of the science notebooking process.
Interactive Books with VoiceThread P-K to 2
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Students will use photos, illustrations and writing to dictate an interactive book which can be read during shared reading or shared with families.
Interview with Benjamin Franklin 7 to 12
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This is a cross curricular ELA / History lesson wherein students will create a mock-interview with Benjamin Franklin (and/or other historical figure from the American Revolution Era) and then post that podcast on to an established Google Classroom website.
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.
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.
Kindergarten Animal Research Book Making Project P-K to P-K
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This animal research project integrates writing, science, reading, and technology. Students are able to choose an animal to learn more about, document information using technology and print the project in color to share and keep.
Learning with Cubelet Robot Blocks K to 5
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Students will integrate core subject areas with a hands on approach of coding and constructing tiny robot blocks. Students will design and create a way for these tiny robot cubes to interact with their learning in Social Studies, Reading Writing and Math.
Let Your Voice Be Heard 3 to 6
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Using voicethread.com, students will begin to create discussions on their books that allow for feedback from various audiences. This lesson will focus on comprehension and asking questions while they read. This will also encourage them to share their thinking while they read.
Let's Party like its 1849 4 to 6
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This lesson puts student on the Oregon trail. Students write a daily diary and take pictures on the trail.
Little Owl Press Report/Newspaper and Newscast Project 3 to 8
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Students will take digital photos to produce “The Little Owl Press,” an elementary newspaper, which will summarize important events and programs at our school for each trimester. This newspaper will be transformed into “The Little Owl Press Report,” a newscast that will incorporate digital video, digital photos, music, and voice recordings. This production will be broadcast to ours and surrounding communities through our local access station. The newscast will promote education in our schools and allow people who are not part of our school community an inside view of the highlights of each trimester.
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.
MAGIC WORMS! 3 to 3
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This is a fun and relevant Common Core math activity to help third grade students measure their 'worm' to the nearest quarter inch. To conclude the activity, a class line plot is created.
Make a Digital Dance Textbook 9 to 12
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Students will create a Wiki page/website that will be used as a dance textbook in class.
Making Butter- From a Liquid to a Solid 1 to 3
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Students will make butter and design/engineer hands-free butter-shaking apparatus. Students will record and graph the length of time of the butter changing process (change of state of matter).
Making Movies to Demonstrate a Process 4 to 5
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Students demonstrate a process by using pictures and voice and compiling a movie on Windows Movie Maker
Math Game Video Tutorials 3 to 6
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To facilitate increased family involvement and support of students' mathematics learning, students collaborated in small groups to create video tutorials for family members to watch and learn how to play the math games students play at school as part of their math lessons.
Math Time and Measurement Rap 2 to 5
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Students create a rap on their own to help them remember their Time and Measurement facts we learn in 2nd grade.
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.
Meeting a Real World Need: Textbooks 2 to 5
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This lesson focuses on students using technology to solve a need in the classroom. Students will seek to gain funding for a classroom library.
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.
Monsters Inked P-K to 6
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Middle school and elementary classes collaborate to write and illustrate monster stories, taking inspiration from the younger students' original monster drawings.
Movement across the Cell Membrane using Multimedia 6 to 8
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Students will construct a model of the cell membrane and model how molecules move across the cell membrane through osmosis, diffusion, facilitated diffusion, and active and passive transport. They have a choice of technology or multimedia to complete this task.
Movie Music 5 to 8
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Students study music in movies and create a sequel to a popular childrens movie.
Multiplication and Division Strategy Podcast 3 to 5
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The students will draft, edit, and publish a podcast explaining their favorite strategy for solving multiplication and division word problems.
Music Video P-K to P-K
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Students record their own voices using Garageband and karaoke songs purchased from itunes, and turn their song into a music video. They create a storyboard, shoot, edit, and mix the video with the audio track and burn it to a DVD to be viewed.
My Digital Story 9 to 12
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Digital storytelling is one of the most creative ways to encourage students to write narratives. The project allows students to use existing writing, photography and computer skills, and gives them a challenging platform to create more intense, interesting and personal stories.
Newspaper for Inner City School K to K
The project is to promote fluency both oral and written 2 languages.
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.
Now and Long Ago: Immigration and My Family 3 to 5
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This lesson introduces the concepts of immigration and family history. Through the exploration of immigration events and issues in American history, students will learn that all Americans are immigrants with cultural differences and that all have ancestors and a family story that is unique and of value to share.
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.
Outside the Classroom Window P-K to 8
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Garden Students would record the sights and sound of the garden. Using journals and time lapsed photography and video, the students can track the variables. recording rainfall, temperature, daylight and darkness
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.
Penguin Pals 1 to 3
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Utilizing a cross curricular theme based lesson, this multi-sensory approach will allow my second grade struggling readers to experience activities in reading,writing,speaking,listening,science,technology, and integrated art.
Persuasive Writing 2 to 3
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Students will learn the skill of writing a persuasive letter through a read aloud, teacher guidance and technology.
Plant Life Cycle Stop Motion Animation 1 to 4
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Using still drawings or clay, or craft materials, students will create a stop motion movie about the life cycle of a plant using stop motion animation software.
Pod Cast for Veterans Day 3 to 12
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Students will pod cast an interview of a person who lived or served during a wartime. Some students may role play a war hero in a pod cast.
Pod-Casting for Parents P-K to P-K
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This lesson would provide parents with an incite into what their child is learning on a daily basis. It would allow parents to reinforce classroom concepts at home.
Podcast for the Environment 6 to 8
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Students will improve comprehension skills and access prior knowledge by researching an enviromental issue and creating a podcast on the issue.
PODCASTING 7 to 8
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Students wrote plays with historical settings or events and recorded them on a podcast using the 30 day free trial of Tool Factory.
Podcasting Challenge P-K to 8
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Students take ownership under the direction of their teacher to be trained and train others in the school to the use of Podcasting equipment. The final product results in monthly or bi-monthly podcast reports.
PODCASTING IN THE CLASSROOM 6 to 8
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Podcasting in the classroom will empower students and challenge them to create projects as authentic assessments and as supplemental resources for other students
Podcasting Parabolas 7 to 12
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After an introductory lesson on parabolas, students will research parabolas, the general equation of a parabola from three points and photograph pictures of parabolas found in everyday life. Students will then organize the data to create and publish a podcast to be share with their peers in the classroom, as well as, around the world. (This is a 3-day lesson for the block schedule)
Podcasting with Jr. High 5 to 8
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Students will create a podcast that would reflect student learning and local area news
Poetry Performance 7 to 12
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Making poetry come alive for tenth grade students is about encouraging students to reflect and examine their world. Using poetry models and digital cameras, student created poetry comes alive and is captured for PodCast and VCast to be shared with friends, family and community members.
Poetry Slam For a Cause! K to 5
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Problem Based Learning, Driving Question: How can we as poets and poet critics, create and design a Poetry Slam to make other students and parents more aware of (a topic or cause of student choice/interest.) Students will research a few local problems or topics of interest and decide on one of interest to their group. Then, they will find poems and write poems to bring to life for a Poetry Slam and the slam will be recorded in imovie!
Poetry Video Project P-K to 12
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We will use the website, www.favoritepoem.org to inspire students to read poems with emphasis, memorize their favorite poems, and use technology to create their own poetry videos. This is a lesson designed by an ESOL teacher, but can be used with any population of students, and highlights the diversity of a student population.
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.
Pride in Diversity - Our Similarities and Differences Make Us Strong K to 8
This project gives students experience with digital cameras and web design tools while showcasing the ways our similarities and differences make us stronger as a community of learning.
Radio Griffin 87.9 FM K to 6
Fourth through sixth grade students of Arlington Classics Academy design, record, and mix their own weekly radio program as well as update their own website.
Radio Station Podcasting Throughout History 3 to 12
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Using Podcasting as a radio station to engage students in Social Studies and improve their fluency.
Rainforest Unit 5 to 6
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Students will learn about the importance of the rain forest thru a mutli-disciplinary unit
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 Stations 9 to 12
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Interactive reading stations that incorporate technology to enhance the reading experience of high school students.
Reenacting Shakespeare 9 to 12
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Students analyze scenes from Romeo and Juliet and recreate scenes through modern skits.
Relevant, rigorous application practice and enrichment stations P-K to 5
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This lesson management system covers any small group targeted instructional block of time such as ELA block, and math block periods. It allows the teacher to provide rigorous, differentiated, engaging, independent stations while he/she is teaching, remediating, enriching small groups of students through differentiated, targeted instruction driven by data.
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.
River Reflections 3 to 11
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Students have been conducting river studies for over five years in 6th grade. A true reflection of the experience is necessary for true learning. Writing advocacy projects and sharing them through podcasting helps to reflect on the experience.
S.C.A.N.M.E. P-K to 12
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Students Creating A New Method of Evaluation
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 Video Journal Through Earth's Systems 6 to 6
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Collaborative groups will be used to create video lessons for classmates in a modified jigsaw type activity. Students will become experts on their topic and teach peers using creative video lessons to explain concepts on Earth's dynamic systems. Video lessons can be demonstrations, skits, interviews, songs, etc.
SciPod Studies K to 5
The project involves the older students reading from their science texts and recording new vocabulary as well as the definition, and using the recordings to study these new ideas. The podcasts can be shared with other readers, non-readers, and/or struggling students, as well as traded with other studetns to quiz eachother for benchmark mastery.
Shake it up…Cisne! 3 to 5
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Fifth grade students will give an earthquake broadcast. Students become cameramen, meteorologists, reporters, eyewitnesses, and anchor people describing the effects of recent earthquakes.
Song Creation: Of Mice and Men vs. The Greatest Game Ever Played 9 to 12
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After reading Of Mice and Men and watching The Greatest Game Ever Played, compare and contrast George Milton and Francis Ouimet and Lennie Small and Eddie Lowery in a song to be written and recorded.
Sounds of ... Assignment 10 to 12
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This intermediate PodCasting assignment focuses and strengthens students' scriptwriting abilities by having them weave audio elements throughout their work. Sounds are no longer ancillary or used merely as aural illustrations; sounds are central and are enhanced by the script.
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.
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.
Studio Photography 9 to 12
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This project involves shooting long exposure photography in the school portrait lighting studio.
Teaching and Learning: Using iPods in the Classroom P-K to 5
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My students need an iPod touches, apps, and software so I can facilitate the implementation of activities that are in step with the 21st century classroom.
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 "Important" Podcast 1 to 3
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Students will create a theme-based podcast to recap and detail what they have learned for that period. The podcasts will be used for younger students and for parents.
The Bird's Word Video Podcast K to 12
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Students collaborate in small groups to write a script which explains, demonstrates, and gives examples of a specific part of a large topic (for example, one part of the water cycle). Each group films themselves using Flip Video Cameras and then the parts are assembled into one video which explains the large topic.
The Effects of Chemical and Physical Weathering on Gravestones 5 to 5
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Students will visit the historical Magnolia Cemetery located in Augusta, Georgia to record digital pictures of the effects of weathering and erosion on gravestones.Students will take pictures and, using previously learned chemical and physical weathering concepts learning in class and recorded in their science journals, create a Prezi or a Glogster media presentation.
The Five Senses K to K
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•.This unit will focus on the use of the five senses to develop a heightened awareness of the world. Skill development is centered on observing, describing and classifying objects. Students will use their senses to describe objects and identify common properties. Students will develop more refined methods of observation, ability to make more detailed descriptions and an increasing ability to differentiate among similar objects on the basis of one, and then multiple, characteristics. Describing objects will involve making measurements of various properties and comparing them to other reference points (e.g., a color chart).
The Flat WSD Students 1 to 5
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The students create stories, a movie and a book about how they become flat after reading the story "Flat Stanley". This is written for Deaf students, however it could be easily modified for hearing students.
The Flip Side of Plants and Animals K to 6
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Typically, science experiment observation is paper pencil, but with the Flip Video camcorder, students can record their observations on video, allowing them to be extremely detailed and accurate. Using a Flip Video for observation also allows the student to share with others exactly what they saw during the course of an experiment.
The PLEO Project: An Introduction to Computational Thinking and Programming 8 to 8
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This small group collaborative project introduces 8th grade students to programming with PLEO, a robotic baby Camarasaurus with a LifeOS. Students first get to know PLEO's personality by interacting with him to learn about his behaviors. They will then learn how to program him to perform their individually created original "skits".
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 Rise of Advertising in the 1920's 6 to 8
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After having studied the rise of a consumer society in the 1920's and the importance that advertising played, students will create their own video advertisement.
The Tales of Nerdy Norm 8 to 12
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In this lesson, students will create a stop motion video that showcases the transformations of quadratic functions by creating a clay model of "Nerdy Norm the Normal Parabola." Students will add audio to their movie to tell the tale of how a shift in Nerdy Norm's "mood" changes his graph!
The Water Cycle K to 2
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The first graders are studying our Science Unit on the Water Cycle. The students will be learning and discussing the various parts of the water cycle and how they work. The students will observe the water cycle experiment.
The Wonder of a Wordless Book 3 to 5
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The students will create stories to accompany wordless books. They will record a podcast of their story to present to the class.
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.
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.
Title: Digital Photo Storytelling on Five Senses, a project based learning activity by Mary Gore P-K to 2
Learning about the five senses is a very exciting and fun experience that students in the primary grades are eager to engage in as well as share with others, in and out of the classroom. Through digital photo storytelling project learners are able to document their experiences and take on various roles as they create a presentation project.This is a project based learning activity.
Topic: Integrating Technology into the Classroom – Digital Storytelling P-K to 3
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Students will be able to retell a story and demonstrate understanding of the parts of a fairy tale. Using apps, students will listen to or read a variety of fairy tales. At the end of the unit, students will video themselves recreating a favorite or original fairy tale.
Total Physical Response Storytelling 5 to 12
Students will take pictures and make books to tell a story in a foreign language.
Tuning the World One Note at a Time 6 to 8
This project is intended to broaden the horizon for our small town students. Students will produce a DVD movie/music video highlighting the world of music as its focal point.
Video Book Trailer 6 to 10
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Students will encourage independent reading by creating a video book trailer as a book report.
Video Self-Modeling (Social Skills) 9 to 12
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High school students with autism will help create a video aimed at improving social skills. Targeted social skills (ie-introducing yourself to others) will be recorded, edited, and viewed regularly to model appropriate social skills.
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.
Voice of History 7 to 12
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Radio programs dominated national consciousness from the beginning of the 1900s to the dawn of television, and they were known for their abundant creativity, their clever advertising, and their infinite reach. Recreate the joy and drama with quick research, a few voice recorders, and a solid editing program.
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
WCCS News 78 Investigative Report K to 8
Several television stations in the St. Louis metropolitan area feature a news investigative reporter who acts on tips received from local viewers. The West County Christian School seventh/eighth grade students will research/investigate a news tip, send their own news investigative team to the site to document digitally their findings, write the script to produce a news report, and then videotape that presentation.
Weather Report 7 to 12
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Students create and film a weather report as seen on the evening news.
Weather Watchers 2 to 5
Students will observe weather collecting data from hand made and scientific instruments and the internet weather resources. They will correspond with weather professionals and devise their own weather forecasting video using their knowledge and vocabulary.
Weekly Current Events Podcasts 9 to 12
Student pairs pick a week of the school year and they are responsible for creating a 5 minute podcast that sums up the week. They should include school activity news, school sports and academic news, and then community news and entertainment.
Welcome to Our School! 3 to 5
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This lesson plan is designed to teach students how to develop perspective, boost creativity, and promote communication and collaboration skills. Students will create a video about our school intended for new students to feel more comfortable and knowledgeable about our school before arriving on their first day.
What can we learn from a box of crayons? K to 5
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Working in groups of 3-4 students, students will collaboratively (using a storyboard to plan and organize) create a time lapse stop motion movie through iMotion that expresses one unique characteristic about each child.
What does Citizenship mean to you? 9 to 12
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Students create an audio podcast about citizenship.
What The Giver Society is Missing 6 to 12
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Student will create a slideshow about The Giver by Lois Lowry. They will show why some of the rules in that community are actually not beneficial and are quite harmful.
What's 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.
Who stole the Halloween candy? 4 to 6
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Our school's Fall Festival is just around the corner and the candy has been stolen. Students will investigate by videotaping evidence, collecting fingerprints and teeth impressions, and recording their step by step processing of this crime.
Who wants Pi? 9 to 12
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Pre-Algebra (special day class) Students discover the value of Pi the same way the Greeks did. They will measure the circumference and diameter of various circular objects around school such as trash can lids, wheels, trees, flagpoles, and whatever else they can find.
Why salt the roads? 10 to 12
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This lesson focuses on why states like Illinois must salt the roads during the winter. We will focus not only on the why but which type of salt is most efficient and safe for the environment.
Why teach Jet Toys? (Tool Factory Movie Maker ) 5 to 5
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Students will use what digital cameras to capture to importance of learning force and motion through Jet Toys.
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.
“Flip” the Table on Bullying K to 4
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Newell Elementary students will create a series of skits to promote effective social problem-solving techniques. Each skit will highlight the most common scenarios of bullying at each grade level. These videos will be shown to all elementary students in an effort to reinforce positive social skills in the classrooms.
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