Students, in groups, design and develop Web sites dedicated to special skills traditionally taught by humans rather than by technology. They write Web site reviews that describe and assess their group's envisioned Internet site.
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Understanding Library Skills: The Dewey Decimal System
Cyber Dewey? Dewey Made Fun? Do the Dewey Game? After a librarian-led tour of the school library and an explanation of the Dewey Decimal System, class members use the Internet to access MAGNOLIA, a site with resources devoted to library...
7th English Language Arts
Introduction to Cyberbullying — Avatars and Identity
Young scholars explore the nature of cyberbullying. In this cyber ethics lesson plan, students discuss common online and cyber communication courtesies. Young scholars role-play cyber etiquette, read literature regarding bullies, and...
7th - 12th Health
Study History through Journal Keeping
Journal writing can be a fun way to bring history to life. Upper graders read a series of journals from the time of the westward expansion, specifically the pioneer journey along the Oregon Trail. They compose an ongoing journal from the...
8th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Supreme Court Decisions on Freedom of Religion
What does freedom of religion mean? Analyze a series of Supreme Court cases where the First Amendment right to freedom of religion was put to the test. They discuss the cases' outcomes and argue whether the right decision was made....
11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Graphic Organizing: Early American History
In collaborative groups, young US historians sort cards (each labeled with a single early American event or issue) according to which of the first four presidents was leading the country at the time. Learners copy the events onto a...
8th - 12th English Language Arts
Defining Cyberwarfare...In Hopes of Preventing It
In the future, wars will probably still happen, but they will have evolved to include new cyber techniques. But how are we going to deal with cyber threats? Ask your class to ponder this question and present the information surrounding...
4 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History