Students explore how consumers have become as proficient in computer technology as specialists were a decade ago. They create and conduct a test to determine the proficiencies of people in their school community.
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Why do some people alter or manipulate the photos they post online? Students explore this practice with discussion and various sources, including several case studies, while considering artistry, journalism, and audience. Complete with...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Many Younger Facebook Friends "Unfriend" the Network
"Sometimes I feel really sad after logging onto Facebook..." Learners read a news article written in 2014 about several former Facebook users who have deactivated their accounts, and then respond to both text-based and discussion...
7th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Ladies and gentlemen, the Presidents of the United States! An easy-to-use and dependable reference app for your young historians, The American Presidency offers users a quick snapshot of each of the 44 presidents in United States history...
5th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Convert Units for Free - #1 Unit Conversion App
Quick, how many miles in a light-year? Or, how many light-years in a mile? Or, what is the current exchange rate between the US dollar and the Japanese yen? If you need to do a quick conversion between units, then this app maybe just the...
5th - Higher Ed Technology & Engineering CCSS: Adaptable
The Battle of Gettysburg Map
Come explore the bloodiest battle of the Civil War: the Battle of Gettysburg. But don't worry, there's no blood in this interactive map. Instead, users look at the sites where battles took place from start to finish while viewing old and...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
"User Friendly" Cause and Effect
Bring literature to life with your SMART board and this literary analysis lesson plan. While reading "User Friendly" by T. Ernesto Bethancourt (from the Holt Elements of Literature textbook by Kylene Beers), have your class discuss the...
7th - 8th English Language Arts