ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: Counseling and Guidance (K - 12), or Health (5), or Technology Education (K - 5)
Title: Bullying is Whack...Get on the Right Track!
Description: In this lesson, students will research several prevention and intervention techniques of bullying. By using the information gained through an interactive game on ways to prevent bullying, an interactive bullying book app, and various websites, students will create a Public Service Announcement (PSA) to share this information with others.
Subject: Character Education (K - 12), or Counseling and Guidance (K - 12)
Title: The One-Minute Praise
Description: The lesson will show the importance of positive stroking (feedback) for behavior modification. Dr. Ken Blanchard (The One Minute Manager)suggests we "catch people doing something right." To quote Lord Chesterfield's advice: "Make a person like himself/herself a little better and I promise he/she will like you very well indeed."
ALEX Learning Assets
Title: Character Cartoons
Digital Tool: Comic Creator
Digital Tool Description: Comic creator is a student interactive tool that can be found on readwritethink.org. This tool works better with students in grades 4 or higher.
6 Steps for Creating Awesome Vines: A 7 Habits Project
Vine videos have taken the Internet by storm. A vine video is only six seconds and can be really fun to create and watch. Here are six tips for making your six second vine a little more awesome! This podcast also contains instructions for a 7 Habits project or contest.
I Stand for the Silent
On May 18th, the Boaz City School System took part in a "I Stand for the Silent" day to bring about a comprehensive awareness plan to END all forms of bullying in our school system. I want to thank the faculty and support staff at Boaz High School, Boaz Middle School, Boaz Intermediate School, Corley, and Boaz Elementary for thier support in joining hand-n-hand with us to STOP BULLYING NOW! A special word of thanks goes to Officer Thomas Underwood for his leadership and vision.
Points of View Reference Center
This tutorial is an introduction to the main components of Points of View Reference Center and how to navigate within the database.
Preparing for College: Senior Checklist
This resource suggests a senior-year timeline for college-preparation tasks.