These lesson plans were perhaps the most popular activity for last year's Digital Learning Day. The links provide a ready-made activity that you can use with your students on Digital Learning Day and beyond. You will see that each lesson includes a full lesson plan and a short video introduction from the Digital Learning Day teacher who submitted the lesson.
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Students develop their own blog site and learn the difference between academic and social comments
This is a snapshot of how we use twenty-first century tools for teaching and a sample of digital resources used to facilitate students' understanding of literary devices in Edgar Allan Poe's The Raven.
Students will learn to identify features of the night sky and gain an understanding of how the sky’s motion is related to the motions of Earth and the observer’s latitude.
Students will learn how to collect, select, analyze, and present data in a persuasive and appealing infographic. They will use digital and online tools to research their data and create infographic images.
Students learn how to translate knowledge into action by creating and curating research papers on a 20th century American history topic into engaging websites.
Students will learn how to simplify algebraic expressions in preparation for solving multi-step equations and inequalities.
Effective ways to ignite curiosity at the beginning of inquiry based research projects.
Students will use a shared workspace to collaborate with peers on plot development and design a storyboard that demonstrates their knowledge of plot development.
Students apply Newton’s Laws to new situations using digital tools.
After reading the novel and researching their social, poliitical, environmental, or economic theories of why Panem occured, students write an informative essay.
Students determine what their digital footprint looks like and discover tools that will help the student maintain the appropriate digital footprint in the future.
Students in Maryland collaborate with students in Russia to learn about culture focusing on similarities and differences in how a school in Russia compares with our school.
Students will work in groups to produce a short, persuasive video commercial to advance a political viewpoint on a controversial social issue.
Students use the Online Research Models (ORM’s) to engage in sustained research and critical thinking in order to answer the Essential Question: How would a Founding Father respond to a contemporary American issue?
In order to promote independent reading and scaffold the language arts curriculum, students write and post book recommendations on their school-based book review blogs.
Students will use primary source images or videos in order to create a book report/book trailer.
Students will utilize technology to create vocabulary comic strips in order to demonstrate their nuanced understanding of a selected vocabulary word.
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