Subject Area: English Language Arts
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This instructional idea requires students to use technology to identify a political issue and investigate different opinions about it. They then offer a piece of legislation as a “solution” to the issue.
Students will be introduced to the Engineering Design Process. A video and class discussion will familiarize students with real-life application of the Engineering Design Process and how to perform each step. They will then be tasked to do a small explorative project to help Jessi (from the SciShow Kids video) … Continued
Students will learn and utilize a design thinking process through the art of writing. The students will learn a systematic writing process that directly aligns to the design thinking process, focused on a purpose and pursuit of improvement.
A lesson from Common Sense Education: With so much information at our fingertips, students learn what it means to “give credit” when using content they find online. Taking on the role of a detective, students learn why it’s important to give credit and the right ways to do it when … Continued
A lesson from Common Sense Education: From our head down to our toes, and our feet up to our nose, the Digital Citizens teach students how to be safe, responsible, and respectful online.
A lesson from Common Sense Education: Does what you do online always stay online? Students learn that the information they share online leaves a digital footprint or “trail.” Depending on how they manage it, this trail can be big or small, and harmful or helpful. Students compare different trails and … Continued
A lesson from Common Sense Education: The power of the internet allows students to experience and visit places they might not be able to see in person. But, just like traveling in the real world, it’s important to be safe when traveling online. On this virtual field trip, kids can … Continued
Students work together to plan an event aimed at fostering a love of reading in children.
Students work in teams to create a multimedia summary of a narrative.