Subject Area: Social Studies
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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 … Read more
Students choose a significant person from history and conduct online research to develop and share a unique persona profile of that individual.
Students will set a foundation for using multiple strategies and perseverance to pursue difficult tasks or answers. This activity asks students to perform engaging “minute to win it” games to perform challenging tasks and altering approaches to better reach ideal outcomes.
Students will perform a challenging task that will require perseverance. You will then engage in a conversation about what perseverance is and when or how they may need to use perseverance in their lives (both in and out of school). Students will identify and share more examples of when perseverance … Read more
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 analyze their own carbon footprint and then share their results with group mates before posting an idea for reducing their footprint on a collaborative digital board.
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) … Read more