ALEX Learning Activities
Title: This Day in History
Digital Tool: World Book This Day in History iPad app
Digital Tool Description: This app, created by World Book, is an interactive multimedia calendar that displays historical events for the current day or any selected day, along with related media such as photos, illustrations, music, and speeches.
Title: Who's Who in Alabama?
Digital Tool: ReadWriteThink Bio Cube Creator
Digital Tool Description: This option allows students to develop an outline of a person whose biography or autobiography they have just read. Student may print the final product which can be cut and pasted into an actual cube. Planning sheets are provided.
Title: Animate Yourself! Using Tellagami to Present Research Findings
Digital Tool: Tellagami
Digital Tool Description: Tellagami is an online learning resource and iPad or Google app that lets the user create and share a quick animated message. Students will customize a character, choose a setting, record their voice or type a message for their character to say, save it, and share it with the world!
Title: Setting the Stage
Digital Tool: Spiderscribe.net
Digital Tool Description: SpiderScribe is an online mind mapping and brainstorming tool. It lets you organize your ideas by connecting notes, files, calendar events, etc. in free-form maps. You can collaborate and share those maps online.