ALEX Learning Assets
Title: Creating Vine Videos About the 7 Habits
Digital Tool: Podcast About Creating Vine Videos
Digital Tool Description: Six second video can be fun to create and watch. All you need is a smartphone or other mobile device to get started. This podcast offers six tips for making your videos AWESOME! It also offers a challenge to students to create a 6 six second video about the "7 Habits".
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: Just a Reminder
Digital Tool: remind101
Digital Tool Description: With remind101, you can alert parents and students to current assignments and events or send at a later date. It's private, so parents never see your number and you can add up to 10 classes or groups. Students can use it to alert their peers of group related assignments as well.
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: 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 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: Stop Cyberbullying
Digital Tool: On-line Interactive Website
Digital Tool Description: Infinity Interactive Learning Lab provides a interactive training site for teaching them how to prevent cyber bullying to students. Students watch a video and apply the concepts they have learned.