ALEX Learning Activities
Title: Discover Hidden Treasures of Ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome
Digital Tool: Interactive Website - Birmingham Museum: Ancient Egypt, Greece, Rome and More
Digital Tool Description: This is an interactive web tool that allows users to explore various aspects of life in ancient civilizations.
Title: Who's Who in Ancient Rome
Digital Tool: Animator App for iPad
Digital Tool Description: Animoto helps you create exciting videos from photos and video clips.
Title: Comparing and Contrasting
Digital Tool: Venn Diagram
Digital Tool Description: The Venn diagram app allows students to compare and contrast any topic. The diagram can then be saved to the camera roll on the iPad as well as emailed as a PDF file.
Title: Science In A Flip!
Digital Tool: Flipbbok (Interactive)
Digital Tool Description: The flipbook is an interactive tool created by Read-Write-Think that can be used to take notes, organize facts, or summarize an important project. This student-friendly interactive tool will be used to create a personalized photo flipbook to summarize a science experiment (ten pages maximum).
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: Chemical Bonds
Digital Tool: Graphic Organizer with Popplet
Digital Tool Description: Popplet is a free online tool or downloadable app that allows you to create diagrams and graphic organizers.
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: 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: Interactive Plot Diagram
Digital Tool: Plot Diagram
Digital Tool Description: This organizational tool for grades K-12 uses the plot diagram pyramid to map events in a story. You can choose beginning, middle, and end for younger learners or exposition, climax, and resolution for older learners. The mapping tool allows readers to recreate a story you have taught in class, or writers to map out the ideas for an original piece.