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Scholars learn to use digital cameras to take pictures of natural subjects. They will examine the use of digital cameras, how to download photos, and to develop a digital project. They take nature pictures and develop a Power Point or multi-media presentation. This has very extensive components and would be great for a mini-unit.
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. They finish by writing an account of the activity including digital pictures.
Students add digitally-produced, water sound effects to a song, using electronic keyboards.
New to presentation software? Whether used as a teacher resource or to inspire your class, the step-by-step procedures detailed by a tutorial from Inspiration® software will insure top-flight slide presentations. Examples, illustrations, extensions and adaptations are included.
Students explore a variety of math concepts. In this integrating technology lesson, students visit online webtools such as Max's Math Adventure, I Know That Math, Hands on Banking, and more.  A description of each website is provided.
Group learners together to identify a question relating to an issue and create a 60-second kids news break highlighting information that begins to answer the question. They research and answer issue questions in a news story format. 
Students create a digital story. In this technology integration lesson, students work in small groups to write and produce a digital story. Students share their end product with classmates and an on-line audience.
Students are familiar with United States currency-dollar and cents. They are asked to compare it with currency of another country. Students explore currencies of various countries using the Internet, video, and hands-on activities. They convert United States currency to foreign currency and vice versa using algebraic formulas created by the student.
Students participate in a digital book talk. In this book talk lesson, students work with a partner produce a digital book talk that is aimed at increasing literature appreciation throughout the school They talk about a novel they have read and the book talk is broadcast throughout the school.
Bring digital storytelling to your language arts class! To begin, learners select their own topic, such as a poem that reflects a life experience they had or a historical figure who interests them. Then they work to create a storyboard and eventually a digital presentation that tells the story of their selected topic through pictures. A great lesson idea, these activities could easily be adapted to the study of poetry, historical figures, or even earth science concepts.
Students study microbes and determine whether there are any benefits to them.
Students evaluate story elements through book talks and creating an iMovie. As they view book talks, they identify story elements using a storyboard and create an iMovie based on the parts of a story. After sharing their iMovies with the class, the answer questions about their books.
Students consider the plight of immigrants. In this 19th and 20th century history lesson plan, students create digital stories using photographs and audio files from the Library of Congress that feature the experiences of immigrants to America during the time period.
High schoolers work with pre-loaded images as well as with a digital camera to manipulate digital images. At the end of the lesson, they analyze and write about their work using complete sentences, correct grammar, and spelling. For a final project, a page with four manipulated photo's from same originals is created.
Students listens to an iPod and a voice recorder, in which the teacher provides the experiment instructions. They listen to the directions first, then they observe and record their experiments steps and results using a digital camera and an iPod. Pupils then use the images and audio combined to make an iMovie project or on an iPod photo to share with others.
STRONG--an acronym for goal-setting success! Using a graphic organizer and useful acronym, your learners develop a goal plan for the class as a whole, while considering the requirements of, and obstacles to, achieving their goal. Briefly review the goal with your class at the beginning of each day and then at the conclusion of the goal's time frame, have your class reflect on their collaborative process.
How do discerning readers determine bias and credibility? Ask small groups to figure it out! First, each group is provided with either articles or videos that contain bias. They examine the resources, respond to included questions, and then share their findings with the class. After presenting, groups participate in a jigsaw activity for which they read and discuss articles about credibility and then share with a mixed group. Learners apply this new knowledge to their own research projects. What is credible and why? Included in the plan are several articles to read for bias and a long list of articles that pupils can read in their jigsaw groups.
Want to keep your learners from plagiarizing? Here is one way to tackle the topic and relate it not only to plagiarizing text, but also to pirating music and video productions. Class members discuss the topic, watch a video about pirating, and examine case studies. The instructional activity combines individual and group work to make learners consider their own actions.
Approach ethical online behavior with a series of activities geared toward teaching pupils about digital citizenship. After a brief discussion about ethics, small groups inspect a fictional social networking profile with ethics in mind. This leads into a discussion about digital citizenship and how to act ethically online. The resource also includes an extension activity and an at-home activity.
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. The lesson includes two distinct activities, video links, and addresses Common Core standards.

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