ALEX Learning Activities
Title: Literary Scrapbooking
Digital Tool: Picstitch
Digital Tool Description: Picstitch allows you to create digital collages from your photos along with text and special effects.
Title: Social Media for the Classroom
Digital Tool: Schoology.com
Digital Tool Description: Schoology is a free app that looks a lot like the social networking sites students use at home. Teachers can use the app to upload tests, quizzes, assignments, notes, links to videos and web pages, and to facilitate student discussions. Schoology is a great way to give students a link to the classroom from anywhere.
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.
Digital Tool: ReadWriteThink Tool
Digital Tool Description: ReadWriteThink profile is an interactive profile for students to learn how to create a safe online profile.