Libraries Go Digital
Students uncover how and why books and libraries were created and maintained over the centuries. They practice figuring out how the Dewey Decimal System works. This lesson very nicely covers the world history of libraries.
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The Right to a Clean Environment in the United States
Even if a school has gone digital, chances are there's still plenty of paper being used. The three activities help scholars learn about the environmental impact of paper and another consumer products of their choosing, the issue of...
8th - 12th Science
Piano Dust Buster - Song Game
Piano practice has never been so fun! Cleverly scaffolded piano practice sessions lead to performances, all of which earn the player points. The app has a digital keyboard for playing when you're on the go, or enable the acoustic piano...
K - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts
Springfield Digital Storytelling Project: Landform Riddle
Creative projects and collaborative learning are hallmarks of 21st Century learning skills. Using an iphone, 6th graders create an iMovie which shows a student composed riddle. The riddle needs to be about one of the landforms they have...
6th Social Studies & History
Exploring the World with P.W. Cracker!
Where in the world would your young geographers like to go? Start this research project by having them create mind maps of all the places they would like to see and then read P.W. Cracker Sees the World. As you read, pause to create a...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History
Sort It Out - Primary Access Immigration Stories
Seventh graders produce digital documentaries. In this immigration activity, 7th graders compare and contrast American immigration waves as they examine photographs and documents from the Library of Congress. Students conduct further...
7th Social Studies & History