ALEX Learning Activities
Title: How do you measure up?
Digital Tool: How do you measure up? interactive
Digital Tool Description: PBSKids.org provides many learning games and interactives that can be used for instruction. The "Martha Speaks" interactive provides a fun and engaging eBook on "How do we measure things?". The eBook provides a scaffolded introduction on how we measure different objects with narrated and highlighted text throughout the interactive. The eBook has an assessment at the end that provides students with hands on experience on measuring different objects.
Title: Ahoy, Matey! Set Sail with Nonstandard Measurement!
Digital Tool: PBS Kids Music Video
Digital Tool Description: This short video clip introduces the concept of nonstandard measurement in a pirate-themed song. The video is approximately one minute in length.