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Inspiration: The Writing Process
The writing process has never been easier with this digital approach. Although designed to describe Inspiration software, this lesson's visuals offer excellent ideas even if you don't have the program. Learners use pre-made templates designed specifically for the type of paper they are assigned, and move through each step of the writing process from drafting to publishing.
6th - 12th Language Arts 24 Views 45 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Inspiration: Concept Map Creation
Concept mapping allows learners to visually display their research. Bring this skill into the 21st century with a lesson demonstrating the educational software program, Inspiration. While the lesson is useful independently, it is really intended to guide learners through the program.
6th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 73 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Writing Process Made Easier
The writing process meets the 21st century in this lesson centered around the Inspiration Software program. If you don't have the Inspiration program, the steps outlined here are still quite helpful in breaking down and scaffolding writing.
6th - 12th Language Arts 19 Views 37 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Reality of Digital Drama
Why is drama queen a title but not drama king? Explore peer drama with your class, covering both reality television and real-life Internet interactions. Pupils discuss drama as a general term before watching two videos while taking notes.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 95 Views 53 Downloads CCSS: Designed
What's Mine Isn't (Necessarily) Yours
When we use images or ideas from the Internet, we might be infringing on someone's rights. Give your class the opportunity to understand copyright and creator's rights as they evaluate fair and legal use of media found online. As they explore intellectual property, public domain, and plagiarism, they also explore how media resources can, and should, be cited.
4th - 8th 21st Century Skills 60 Views 72 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Geometers hit the town to examine signs and analyze their geometric shape attributes. First, review these concepts using the linked podcast and assess comprehension with the interactive shape attribute tool, also an online link. As you project these, scholars can take notes and draw the shapes.
3rd - 6th Math 19 Views 82 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Explore metric measurement, recording data, and creating an electronic spreadsheet displaying results with your math class. Scholars will measure the length of their smiles, record the measurements, and represent the results on an electronic spreadsheet.
4th - 6th 21st Century Skills 5 Views 83 Downloads
Creating Oral Presentations II
If you are new to digital media and are considering assigning presentations to your young orators, check out the step-by-step directions presented here. Follow the provided script to guide your class in the use of presentation software.
7th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 27 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Internet of Things: IoT
How has the Internet of Things affected our lives? Scholars examine the massive influence of mobile devices in this analysis activity, which begins with a seven-minute documentary clip. They also read a New York Times article (linked) which acts as the basis for a pro/con list analyzing Google's privacy policies.
7th - 12th Language Arts 116 Views 423 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Angle Scavenger Hunt
Small groups of geometry explorers set out on a scavenger hunt to find angles around campus (or around your classroom if you want them to stay close). Once learners understand the basics of straight, right, obtuse, and acute angles, explain the task at hand: they will be searching for sticky notes you've left on angles around the school.
3rd - 5th Math 28 Views 60 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Create a Video Poem
Collaborate to create a visual version of a poem using video. Before class, choose a poem to pick apart. Read it aloud and then analyze it in detail as a class. Assign a line or short section to each student to expand upon using a graphic organizer.
4th - 12th 21st Century Skills 24 Views 58 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Study digital and analog times on a clock with learners. They will use the Kidspiration template to create a digital and analog time display on the computer. They also display the correct times on both analog and digital clocks when the instructor calls out a time.
K - 2nd Math 5 Views 33 Downloads
Camp Add 'Em Up II
Appeal to multiple learning styles with an engaging introduction to skip counting by two. Youngsters watch part of a video; encourage them to get up and do the movements as they sing along. They begin shading in multiples of two on a hundreds chart (included) to observe visual patterns.
1st - 2nd Languages 4 Views 24 Downloads
A good lesson on place value awaits your young mathematicians. Working in pairs, they make models of whole numbers that show tens and ones. After a review of the ones and tens place values, they utilize unifix cubes on an educational software program to make their model illustrations.
1st Math 17 Views 62 Downloads
New Review Copyright
Introduce your class to the concept of copyright with a series of activities. Pupils first learn about copyright laws and fair use, putting their knowledge to the test with a quick categorizing task. They then watch a video and answer true-and-false questions about it.
5 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 7 Downloads
New Review Reporting - Safety and Abuse Tool
Keep your charges safe online with instruction on how to report problems on YouTube. After providing learners with information on the Safety and Abuse Tool, demonstrate how to use the tool and discuss the feature. In groups, learners examine various types of content that are considered unsafe.
5 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Poetry Aloud/Poetry Out Loud
To appreciate the value of seeing and hearing a poetry performance, groups prepare readings of selected poems and then compare and critique their interpretations and videotaped versions of the same poem. Included in the resource are activities, questions to guide groups, as well as full class discussions, links to great video performances, and poetry resources.
9th - 10th Language Arts 17 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Media: Between the Lines
Learners in grades four through eight discuss, engage, and interact online to better grasp the concept of media. They will identify types of media, deconstruct media, understand how they personally use or interact with media, and work to build digital literacy skills.
4th - 8th 21st Century Skills 76 Views 108 Downloads CCSS: Designed