ALEX Learning Assets
Title: Tailor Your Teaching with Today's Meet
Digital Tool: Today's Meet
Digital Tool Description: This is a live stream chat, where students can ask questions and leave comments. Teachers can use the comments and questions to tailor their teaching on the spot to meet student needs. Students can also respond to one another, creating a live learning community. A temporary room can be set up that will automatically delete in a set time frame.
Title: Social Media Responsibility
Digital Tool: #Virtue: A Special Report on Social Media Responsibility
Digital Tool Description:
This Taking Action Special Report done by a local news station focuses on the importance of teaching students social media responsibility.
This informative video includes accounts from local students and candid stories from teens about how social media affects their lives.
This video will be used to introduce students to the potential pitfalls of the unsafe uses of social media.
Title: Interactive Presentations!
Digital Tool: Nearpod
Digital Tool Description: Nearpod is an interactive presentation that a teacher or student can download and create. "Create, Engage, Assess'. There are many possibilities with this tool.
Title: Infograms: Show Your Data!
Digital Tool: Infogram
Digital Tool Description: Infogram allows you to easily take data and create infographics. Use charts as well as pictures to display data into an easy to read and understand and attractive digital poster that can be displayed alone or embedded into a website.
Title: Smore Climate Change
Digital Tool: Smore
Digital Tool Description: Attractive poster and newsletter creator. Students use it to create a poster telling what they have learned.
Title: Digital Diaries
Digital Tool: Kizoa
Digital Tool Description: Kizoa is a comprehensive and easy-to-use slideshow creating platform online, enabling people to easily share photos in a dynamic and creative way.
(Description provided by Kizoa)
Title: Digital Disasters
Digital Tool: Animoto App for iPad
Digital Tool Description: Animoto helps you create extraordinary videos from your photos, video clips, words and music through an iPad or iPhone.
Title: Using Voki To Create A Unique Book Trailer
Digital Tool: Voki
Digital Tool Description: Voki is an online learning resource that allows the user to create a customizable avatar that will star in a short video clip. The avatar can be placed in a variety of settings, and students can record the script for the avatar to say. There is also a text to speech component of the program where students can choose a voice style and then type the script for the avatar to perform.