Teachers, for those of you counting down to Digital Learning Day (6 days and counting down…), here are some lessons, complete with plans, that have been developed for the DLD Team. I received them as part of an organizational email, and thought you might be interested. The links are active, but will probably take you to a registration page. The registration is free, and the lessons may be created by some of the Alliance for Excellent Education sponsors, along with some interesting advertisements from sponsors, such as Intel. However, the materials and ideas included are interesting and useful, and offered with lesson plans(!). For many of educators, paging down through some ads is worth the materials that are offered.
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In addition to the great ideas you will find in the teacher toolkits, the Digital Learning Day team is pleased to offer Digital Learning: Lessons in Action. These lessons incorporate multiple strategies with digital learning, such as collaboration, personalized learning, project-based learning, flipped classrooms, virtual access to experts, and simulations.
Check them out at Try a Lesson Now! If you like what you see, try one of these lessons and blog about it as we lead up to Digital Learning Day. Join the tens of thousands of educators who will tailor these lessons for use in their classrooms on Digital Learning Day and beyond.
Successful Student Book Review Blogging – 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.
Video Introduction Lesson Plan
SAT Comic Strips – Students will utilize technology to create vocabulary comic strips in order to demonstrate their nuanced understanding of a selected vocabulary word.
Video Introduction Lesson Plan Sample Rubric Virtual Gallery Vocabulary Usage Analyzing Stereotype
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Awesome, Brand-New, Interactive Lessons Available!
We encourage you try one of these lessons and blog about it as we lead up to Digital Learning Day. Join the tens of thousands of educators who will tailor these lessons for use in their classrooms on Digital Learning Day and beyond. Try a Lesson Now!
Today’s lessons are:
Hunger Games: Avoiding the Path to Panem – After reading the novel and researching their social, poliitical, environmental, or economic theories of why Panem occured, students write an informative essay.
Video Introduction Lesson Plan