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: 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: Introducing the American Revolution
Digital Tool: VoiceThread
Digital Tool Description: This tool allows students to combine speaking with pictures to share information about a topic with the teacher and the class. It combines the use of visual and audible learning, as well as collaboration with peers.
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: Become a Sailor in the 19th Century
Digital Tool: A Sailor's Life for Me- Interactive Game
Digital Tool Description: A Sailor's Life for Me is an interactive game to help teach students what life was like aboard a 19th century sailing ship. Students must answer a series of questions to see if they could be sailors, they must purchase their clothing, and survive the voyage.