Digital Media Teacher Resources
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Living in a Digital World
What does it mean to be a good digital citizen? Is it the same as face-to-face communication? In small groups, learners discuss the differences between digital and non digital life, how they are different and what each environment can offer.
4th - 8th 21st Century Skills 60 Views 56 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Creating Oral Presentations Using Inspiration Software II
In the second of two sessions on creating oral presentations, pupils prepare a slide show to accompany their talk using Inspiration software. Find the first component of the project, in which class members diagram, map, and outline their presentations, at the Inspiration website.
6th - 8th Language Arts 4 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Eighth graders research the historic development of a chosen technology and examine how function specialization has driven many technological improvements. They create a storyboard timeline, write a script and then dramatize the development of a technology.
8th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Although originally designed for young film makers who wanted to enter their videos in a contest, the step-by-step instructions included here would serve as a guide for any video project. Classes with no access to video editing software could develop their proposals and create storyboards.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Explore the lives of American Indians and early settlers in the state of Ohio. Young native Ohioans (or members of another state) research primary and secondary multimedia sources that detail the history between American Indians and Ohio settlers.
4th - 6th 21st Century Skills 13 Views 184 Downloads
PSAs: The Way We See It - Uncommercials
Learners work in groups to identify a topic or issue that they feel passionate about and produce a short PSA for the topic. In this PSA lesson, students select an issue or social problem to research. Learners create a video or a public service announcement for the issue.
8th - 11th Language Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads
Working Together Digitally
Now that your kids know everything about the world around them, it's time to get them familiar with the importance of connecting and communicating with other people using digital technology. They engage in two different activities that help them reflect on all the ways technology helps them research, connect, collaborate, and create.
4th - 8th 21st Century Skills 42 Views 54 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Digital Video Photographers
Young photographers explore the world of digital videography. Learners take videos with a digital camera, upload them to a computer, then utilize iMovie software to put together a presentation. This should be an exciting learning experience for first graders, and older kids as well.
1st - 4th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Collateral Damage? Researching a Connection Between Video Games and Violence
Hook your class into an exploration of and discussion about violence in video games with a cute animal clip and a video game trailer. After a quick discussion about how media can affect mood, class members read a related article and respond to the provided questions.
7th - 12th Language Arts 25 Views 28 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Digital Picture Books
Second graders create digital picture books reflecting their experiences during the school year on field trips and various classroom activities. Using digital pictures taken during the year, they write captions for each picture and create a book of their experiences.
2nd Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
The Digital Video Camera Tutorial
Pupils develop their technology skills. In this digital video camera lesson, students investigate the proper use of digital video cameras as well proper storage techniques. Pupils create their own video tutorial regarding the topic.
7th - Higher Ed Technology & Engineering 6 Views 16 Downloads
Stuents explore aspects of bravery, family relationships, and teamwork as well as the darker human aspects of deviance and confession as they read the journal of the main character Paul Fisher and dramatize events from the novel in videotape format.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 393 Downloads
Digital Life 101
Play the video "Digital Life 101" to launch a discusion of the responsible use of social media and online relationships. Related activities ask learners to craft a personal simile describing their media life, and handouts provide a media use quide and vocablary list.
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills 25 Views 42 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Video Game Violence: Explore Possible Impacts
Introduce middle schoolers to the issue of video game violence with a multifaceted approach. Learners complete a gaming survey, as well as read and discuss a news feature about violent video game sales and a handout on stimulus addiction. They then compare preferences and playing habits among boys and girls, evaluate ads in gaming magazines, review industry ratings, and write a short opinion piece about the impact of violence in video games.
7th - 9th 21st Century Skills 9 Views 26 Downloads
Our Troubled World: A Study of Global Issues
Learners examine global issues. In this current events lesson plan, students use Internet research and interviews within their community to focus on 1 global issue in order to create a presentation regarding it.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 10 Downloads
Eighth graders research the development of a technology and create a timeline and skit about it. In this technology lesson, 8th graders research the history of a chosen technology. They create a storyboard timeline and a skit illustrating the development of the technology.
8th Science 3 Views 42 Downloads
Welcome To Middle School Video
Learners create questions to pose to adults working in Middle School. In groups, students create a video interviewing the Middle School staff. They edit the video and format present it as an introduction to Middle School for perspective learners.
5th - 8th Language Arts 7 Views 18 Downloads