Technology: Electronic Media
In this electronic resource usage instructional activity, students read and review resources on the subject of guinea pigs and choose the resource they would use for each situation described. Students write 5 answers.
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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...
4th - 8th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Designed
Where Did You Hear That?
Where did you hear that? is the driving question of a lesson designed to shed light on the reliable, and unreliable, news sources covering an election. Through grand conversation and media exploration, scholars examine the credibility of...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Media Literacy Applied
After investigating various forms of print, oral, and electronic media as sources of information, class members research a historical figure and produce a résumé for this person. While templates are provided for an initial sorting...
4th - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Teaching TV: Television Techniques
As part of a five-instructional activity unit on how television uses technology and film techniques to communicate meaning, elementary students create their own media productions that demonstrate their understanding of these concepts.
1st - 6th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
EdTech Tuesdays: Student-Driven Apps & Social Media with Brad Wilson
You've heard of apps for students, but have you heard of an app made by students? Listen as 4th grade teacher and EdTech consultant Brad Wilson discusses a student-driven app of writing prompts called Things to Think About, as well as...
2 mins Pre-K - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Nutrition and the Media: Cereal Box Consumerism
How many treats do you buy each week? Learners investigate diets and how the media tricks consumers into purchasing unhealthy snacks. They will investigate the designs and logos affiliated with cereal boxes and identify specific phrases...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History