ALEX Learning Activities
Title: Let's Learn Shapes!
Digital Tool: Doodle Pad
Digital Tool Description: Doodle Pad is an App that can be used for story-telling or explaining a topic to others by recording your voice while drawing the object you are discussing. Students will use this App on the iPad in order to draw different shapes while explaining what each shape is and how many sides each shape has.
Title: Shapes All Around Us
Digital Tool: Stop, Look, and Find Shapes In Our Environment ALEX Podcast
Digital Tool Description: This podcast gives students a preview of shapes in their environment. Students explore their school to find shapes in their everyday environment.
The video will be used as an introduction to teach students to identify and name shapes in the environment.
Title: The Shapes Song
Digital Tool: The Shapes Song
Digital Tool Description: This song was written and performed by A.J. Jenkins. Video by KidsTV123. The video is 00:01:48 in length.
The video is concise and entertaining way to introduce students to basic geometric shapes.
This learning asset would be a great instructional strategy to use in the following published ALEX lesson plans:
Geometric Shapes - #15208
The Shape of Things! - # 26224