This activity requires students to compare equations to algorithms in the context of copyright and patent law.
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Students will write “My Digital Identity” essays where they describe who they see themselves being and how their online actions support that representation of themselves.
Students will research the digital identities of local celebrities and use edtech to analyze and synthesize their findings. Students will create and share a graph highlighting key themes, and have a class discussion about what digital identities mean.
Students will work to develop an academic goal using the SMART goal framework. SMART stands for Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Timely. They will use digital tools to create, share and monitor their personal learning goals.
In this activity, student will learn about goal and setting goals to become stronger students and well-rounded individuals. Ideas for connections, brainstorming and keeping track of the students’ goals are included.
This instructional activity walks the students through the engineering design process to create and develop unique solutions to real-world problems. This activity can be adapted for many different subject areas and grade levels. It promotes collaboration and problem-solving skills. Students will design and produce original solutions and share these solutions with their classmates.
In this activity, students determine which book from class should be made into a movie, by gathering and comparing evidence through the internet about the profitability and customer sentiment of each book like a Hollywood Producer would. They will source their evidence evaluate its validity, ultimately making a claim as to which book should be made into a movie.
Students first select a mathematical principle (e.g., law, theorem, or other property). Next, students locate an article or image that represents the principle being used in daily life. For example, construction workers using the Pythagorean theorem when determining the length of a staircase. Students will then summarize the information – the application of the mathematical principle in daily life – by making a one-minute oral presentation to their peers, which includes a visual aid. Teachers can extend this assignment by having students explain how they use the mathematical principle in their daily life.
Students choose a significant person from history and conduct online research to develop and share a unique persona profile of that individual.
Students will learn more about the meaning, structure, and satire used by “A Modest Proposal” and craft a satirical essay about a chosen issue.