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Lesson Plan Name 
Grades 
Fitness and Math  It All Adds Up 
7 to 8 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) Combining principles of fitness and mathematics, students will see how math is used in the real world. 
Fractions 
3 to 3 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) Students will be learning how to compare fractions of the same numerator or same denominator. The iPad mini will be used in whole group and small group instruction.
This grant will help our students to be able to use technology in a 1:1 setting to gain extra independent practice and guided instruction. The iPads will help our students to work towards meeting the 3rd grade CCSS. 
I Spy 
9 to 12 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) Students use digital cameras to find objects in and around school that have the shape of various functions, conics, and graphs that they have learned. Students will also write an equation that could represent the shape. 
Personalized Learn Plean 
6 to 8 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) Grades 68th with have a 4 unit personalized learning plan. Students will work through the plan at their own pace to build understanding grade level mathematical concepts. 
The Algebra of Angry Birds© 
6 to 8 
(0 stars, 2 ratings) Angry Birds is a popular application (app) that features birds that are launched from a slingshot at green pigs. Students will explore algebraic and physics content that is embedded in the game. 
(PART 1) Applied STEM: Rocketry and its Components 
6 to 8 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) This unit plan walks students through the entire model rocket design, construction, and test launch phase complete with diverse evaluations and using video technology to view every aspect of a rocket launch. All rockets are homemade  no kits involved. 
(PART 2) Applied STEM: Rocketry and its Components 
6 to 8 
See Part 1 for all following sections with the exception of Lesson Plan Description. 
3D printing for Math and for projects 
6 to 12 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) The ability to figure out the equations necessary to print basic shapes and the ability to print useful items needed for robotics, drama productions, math/history/geography/all subjects demonstrations would be amazing!! 
3D Printing in Algebra Class? 
PK to 8 
(0 stars, 2 ratings) As a math teacher, one of the most common questions that students have is "Why do we have to learn this?" When students realize that they will need to apply algebraic reasoning to design and print something in 3D, their motivation and interest in mathematics will increase exponentially. 
A Matter of Fact 
5 to 6 
(0 stars, 2 ratings) A math and science unit on matter. 
BackYard 
5 to 8 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) Interactive lesson that leads into student completion of a Backyard fencing task (including construction of the fencing, locating materials, etc). 
Can You Carry a Tune in a Bucket? 
10 to 12 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) Students will examine the relationships between frequency, wavelength, and measurable parameters associated with testtube "instruments" used to play a tune. 
Capturing Conic Sections with Digital Cameras 
9 to 12 
(0 stars, 2 ratings) This project will help students to make connections between math and the real world by having them identify conic sections in art and architecture in their communities. Students will photograph these examples of circles, ellipses, parabolas, and hyperbolas in the real world with digital cameras and then write the equations for the graphs. 
CO2 Dragster Challange 
7 to 12 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) This is a new twist on an old unit. Many Technology Education teachers have been doing CO2 cars for several years now but this lesson will include creating podcasts, video, and pictures to post and in a sense create an interactive databank!! 
Digital Doubles 
1 to 2 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) Adding doubles is a great strategy for adding numbers and gaining number sense. First grade students will use virtual manipulatives to add doubles. 
Digital Wildflower Collection 
11 to 12 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) Students will learn how to use technology to communicate scientific information and explore. Students will become familiar with the diversity of native species without endangering the environment. Many rare and protected species will be able to be documented without harm. 
Farm Animals 
PK to PK 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) Rodeo  Farm Animals
Elementary Zone Grant 
Favorite Holidays 
2 to 6 
(0 stars, 2 ratings) The students will discuss their favorite holidays. Then they will take a class survey to determine which holiday; Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Easter, the class liked best. 
Flip into Technology! 
6 to 12 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) Students use Flip cameras to gather information and integrate it into any classroom activity. 
Fractals in Nature 
PK to PK 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) Students will be introduced to the concept of fractals and look at examples of fractals, find fractals in nature, and create fractal cut outs. 
Frontal Impact Safety Challenge 
8 to 10 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) Design and construct a vehicle that will protect an egg if the vehicle is in a front end crash. 
Going "Diggie" with Math Word Problems 
5 to 12 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) 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. 
HMS Book Review Podcast 
4 to 12 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) Students in 8th grade reading will create podcasts to recommend books for other students to read. The book is one that they really enjoyed during the semester in reading. 
How Much does it Cost Project 
7 to 9 
(0 stars, 2 ratings) In this project, students investigate pricing schemes for various entry fees and determine which is the better option depending on their situation. 
Importance of Estimation 
5 to 8 
Students will make sense of big numbers in order to make reasonable estimates. 
Integrating Technology for AtRisk Learners for the Pythagorean Theorem 
8 to 8 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) This lesson plan was developed for at risk 8th Graders at a Title 1 school who exhibit deficiencies in geometry, specifically the Pythagorean Theorem. 
Kindergarten EPals and Measurement 
K to K 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) in this class, Kindergarten classes use questioning in mathematics, along with digital communication to figure out how to measure/compare with nonstandard units. 
Lego Mindstorms Robotics 
4 to 12 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) The 5th, 6th, and 7th grade students of St. Catherine of Siena participate in Lego Mindstorms Robotics Initiative. By designing, building, programming and documenting robot performance, students will use science, engineering technology, mathematics and writing skills in handson projects that reinforce their learning.

Lesson Plan Using iPads 
K to 5 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) 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. 
Many Hands Make Miraculous Mechanisms 
4 to 6 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) eNABLE is a global online community of 3000 individuals (and growing daily!) who are using 3D printing technology to create free 3D printed hands and arms for those in need. Volunteers from all religious and political backgrounds, races, ages, occupations, cultures and educational levels from around the world are coming together to work for the greater good and make a difference in the lives of many by using their talents, creativity and ideas to produce assistive devices for underserved populations and individuals who were born missing portions of their upper limbs or have lost fingers and arms due to war, disease or natural disaster. Our class wants to build these devices to Make a Difference! 
Math Technology Lesson 
7 to 8 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) Using technology and gathered photos, calculate fractions, decimals, and percents; analyze angles, triangles, and quadrilaterals; and find length and area of objects in and out of school. 
Math Vocabulary 
6 to 8 
Students create jingles, songs, and displays to teach vocabulary to their peers and younger students. 
Mathematical Modeling & Inverse Variations 
9 to 12 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) Students will collect and analyze real data completing an exploration. Motion observed during the data collection will be used to create an appropriate math model to fit the data and make predictions that will then be tested. 
Music and Math together?? YES! Bringing the Fun Back to Math! 
3 to 5 
(0 stars, 2 ratings) Students will use a flipvideo camera to create paperslide and music vides using different math songs that we sing every week in class. 
Patchwork Quilt Class Project Thematic Unit 
3 to 3 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) This is a thematic unit that integrates social studies, math, reading, and writing. 
Quadratic Equations in Action 
9 to 12 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) Students will video and analyze reallife situations that produce a parabolic curve. 
Solar System Planet Research Project 
3 to 5 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) Students will study the solar system through a variety of collaborative research based activities, culminating in a Google Slide presentation and a "Scratch Jnr." coding planet commercial. 
Solutions to Real World Economic Problems in the Classroom 
6 to 12 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) 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. 
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 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) 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. 
Symmetry in Nature and Congruent Shapes All Around 
2 to 2 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) 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. 
Target the Question! Daily Math Problem Solving (Smartboard) 
1 to 5 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) Students utilize Smartboard software daily to experience, plan, strategize, communicate & evaluate applied math problem solving. Through integrated technology, students develop flexible & efficient math problem solving skills and make connections to their everyday world. 
TRISCI 1 Video Launch 
K to 4 
(0 stars, 2 ratings) Student(s) will construct and fly a model rocket with a video camera onboard. Video will alos be made of the construction and shared with other students/grades. 
What are Numbers?: Learning to Add 
K to 1 
Students explore digital camera use while learning basic math concepts and simple number identification. 
What Do You Put Stock Into? 
6 to 8 
(0 stars, 2 ratings) 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. 
Writing Equivalent Expressions 
9 to 12 
(0 stars, 1 ratings) This involves writing equivalent expressions using area model and exploring difference of squares through an interactive activity. 