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A Ripple of Hope-Using Historyˇ¦s Powerful Stories to Teach Tolerance 3 to 8
(4.6 stars, 5 ratings)
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 studentˇ¦s performances will be shared with colleagues.
"FLIP-iT" - Where Do I Go From Here? 12 to 12
(5.0 stars, 2 ratings)
Graduating seniors find themselves at a pivotal point in their lives. By doing four Flip Camera interviews of themselves, on a series of topics, they will take a closer look at their values and goals, and gain potentially insightful reflections for the future as they prepare for the next step. We will burn all four videos to disk and they will also have a nice souvenir for their Senior year.
"In the News!" 2 to 8
(4.7 stars, 3 ratings)
A newscast that can be writen, produced and created by elementary or middle school students. Co-Authored with Stacy Bodin
"The Know Show" (Think: Saturday Night Live meets Bill Nye meets Fifth Grade) P-K to 5
(5.0 stars, 4 ratings)
My fifth grade students will use video editing software with the flip camera we have in the class to produce 'The Know Show' every other week. The students will write skits, perform songs they pen, display historical reinactements, act in joke segments, and describe scientific drawings all during each15 minute show.
30 Ways In 30 days 5 to 6
Learners are challenged with the essential question, "How can I make a significant difference in the world in just 30 days?" To highlight their experience, the learners must keep a log book, create a documentary, and publish an original book.
A Trip to the Mall... Washington D.C. 3 to 5
(5.0 stars, 2 ratings)
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
(5.0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students are introduced to the ideas of utopia and totalitarian states before reading George Orwell's "Nineteen Eighty-Four" by actively participating in the creation of a utopia and its fall into a totalitarian society. Students will document the rise and fall of their society and reflect upon the changes that allowed a dictator to take control.
Academy Walking 9 to 12
(4.5 stars, 2 ratings)
This lesson is designed to show students the importance of understanding both federal and state government as well as developing a knowledge of technology
Adding Creativity to Science Inquiry 6 to 12
(5.0 stars, 2 ratings)
Students create flip videos that enhance scientific investigations performed in class by having students think metacognitively while fusing the fun of creativity with the science of analytical thinking.
Advocate for Something! Flip Cam Media Advocacy Project 9 to 12
(5.0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students will find an inner passion to support cause through the power of Media Advocacy campaigns using Flip Cameras. This lesson is a basic introduction on online research, video team roles, field reporting, collecting video interviews and video editing interviews into a short 2-3 minute video.
Alternative Modes for Alternative Ed P-K to P-K
(5.0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Ambassador (Program Based Learning) 6 to 12
(5.0 stars, 1 ratings)
I assign a country to groups of 2 Principles of Technology students. They become the "Ambassadors" of their countries and must create a brochure in Publishers highlighting the countries, resources, exports, etc. They also create a PowerPoint highlighting the tourism, strengths of the country. They use Microsoft Word to write a letter to the "President" of the country introducing themselves, etc. They are given a budget to prepare a meal that would include items that are traditional favorites from their selected country. They will prepare a spreadsheet with formulas that tracks expenditures, costs, etc. Each group will have an entire class period to present their PBL, and the meal they have prepared in advance, the day of their presentation.
America's Generational Segments 9 to 12
(5.0 stars, 1 ratings)
After learning the different segments of America's Generations - students are to create a visual of the generation they have chosen to research and document via pictures.
American Cities 7 to 8
(5.0 stars, 1 ratings)
In this lesson, groups of students will work collaboratively online to create informational worksheets about a major American city through the ages.
Ancient Chinese Inventions 6 to 12
(5.0 stars, 1 ratings)
Students will be selecting an ancient chinese invention and researching it. They will then create a marking campaign to market the product.
Architecture: Re-Designing our School 9 to 12
(5.0 stars, 1 ratings)
Architecture is the catalyst for teaching students to be curious, informed, and empowered to positively impact the built environment around them. Our students have the unique opportunity to correspond with real architect mentors from across the nation to re-design an area of their school. We need Samsung Google Chromebooks and 3D printers to bring their projects to life.
Around the World in 180 Days P-K to 8
(5.0 stars, 4 ratings)
To kick-off our Global Cultures curriculum we are implementing a year-long interdisciplinary school project titled, Around the World in 180 Days. Teachers and students will use digital cameras, smart board technology, Web Cams, Kidspiration software, and partnerships with schools around the world.
Art and Life: Where Do We Use Art? 9 to 12
(5.0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Banking in the Digital World 3 to 5
(5.0 stars, 2 ratings)
This is a unit that teaches the students about using debit cards, and keeping up with deposits and withdrawals to buy things from a classroom store.
Be A Star! K to 1
(5.0 stars, 1 ratings)
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
(5.0 stars, 2 ratings)
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.
Behind the Mask P-K to 12
(5.0 stars, 1 ratings)
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.
Bill of Rights Documentary 3 to 5
(5.0 stars, 5 ratings)
Our fifth grade Social Studies students learned about the Bill of Rights by creating their very own documentary using the Flip camer and software. We held a viewing party at the end of the unit complete with a popcorn donation from AMC Theatres to celebrate our young filmmakers!
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