Students create podcasts. In this technology lesson, students familiarize themselves with podcasts and develop their own podcast about a current event.
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The Invention of the Telephone
All of the people in your class would agree that life would be different without the invention of the telephone! Study Alexander Graham Bell's most famous and influential invention through the primary source document of his sketch of the...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Technology: Conveniences and Consequences
It's a delicate balance—using technology to improve our lives while still protecting the environment, and ourselves, from the hazards of technology use. Class members examine statistics about the increase in media use, complete a survey...
8th - 12th Science
When Is It O.K. to Replace Human Limbs With Technology?
Today's blog topic is robotic limb replacement for amputees. Upper graders read the related article and argument, then compose a blog response that addresses the questions provided. This is a great way to get kids thinking about ethics,...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Technological Artifacts and the Evolution of the Student Desk
"Be strong," I whispered to my WiFi signal. The lesson discusses the four types of technology: artifact or hardware, methodology or technique, system of production, and social-technical system. Class members then apply these concepts...
8th Social Studies & History
Students Help Teachers Learn Technology
Your class can discover the use of technology in education. They create presentations of PDA's and GPS devices to educate their teachers on the latest technological advances. They then demonstrate the devices for teachers and parents.
10th - 12th 21st Century Skills
Make the move toward incorporating more technology in your classroom and help to prepare your class for the professional world. Here is a resource that describes the Common Core standard while incorporating technology and English...
9th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Technology and Inventions Project
Technology—what exactly is it? Find out with a project designed to inspire the inner inventor in us all. The activity begins with a captivating podcast and a search of multiple websites that display different inventions and technology,...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable