ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: Counseling and Guidance (K - 12)
Title: You Can Do It!
Description: A great pep talk, this lesson will provide motivation and inspiration to students through a web-based video and group reflection time. Students will discuss obstacles to reaching goals and ways in which to overcome those obstacles. This brief lesson is rich with opportunity for a counselor or teacher to encourage high school students students. Using this lesson when semester exams or other stressful times are approaching would be a good idea!
ALEX Learning Assets
Title: Goal setting with Skitch
Digital Tool: Skitch
Digital Tool Description: Skitch allows students to mark up existing photos or create new photos to mark up.
Wild About Reading
This podcast was created by students to show their excitement in participating in the reading program "Wild About Reading". At the end of the reading program, this podcast was shown at a school wide reading pep rally. This podcast is used as a comical and fun way to motivate students to read.
Teach students about personal improvement and determination. This lesson plan uses Benjamin Franklin as an example of someone who set goals in life and achieved them. Students will create a self-improvement plan, follow it for one week and write a reflection paper. Follow link and scroll down to lesson #5.