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Lesson Plans (4) A detailed description of the instruction for teaching one or more concepts or skills. Assessments (1) Any activity or resource teachers use to help gauge student progress. Informational Materials (1) Textual information containing useful facts or information.
Interactives/Games (5) A learning object that requires a user's involvement. Learning Activities (6) Any activity that would enhance a lesson or unit in order to help the learner master an objective 
and/or acquire a skill.  Examples include, but are not limited to, online tutorials, experiments, 
demonstrations, and hands-on activities. Teacher Tools (5) An extensive set of online resource tools teachers can use to enhance student learning or increase teacher productivity often useful across grade levels and/or subject areas (Aligned to professional learning standards instead of content standards).


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Identifiying Destinations for A Class Trip
http://www.nationalg...
In this lesson, students will use a geographic perspective in identifying and comparing features of physical and political maps of the world. They will use information from these map sources, as well as other National Geographic resources, to make decisions about the best place to go on a class trip. Once students identify this place, they will relay their findings in a presentation designed to convince the principal that it’s an ideal place for a class trip.

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Organizing A Computer Folder
http://www.sciencene...
Students will realize that computers can store and organize information and that this information can be easily retrieved whenever they want to access it.

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What They Left Behind: Early Multi-National Influences in the United States
http://edsitement.ne...
The lessons in this unit are designed to help your students make connections between European voyages of discovery, colonial spheres of influence, and various aspects of American culture.

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New School Brochure PBL
http://wveis.k12.wv....
This is a project-based learning unit plan that requires students to create a brochure of their school after surveying the school layout, gathering data, and calculating time and distance required to travel across the campus.

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Using Excel Tables Tutorial
http://office.micros...
This interactive tutorial teaches you how to manage information using Excel Tables, including formatting data, sorting, filters, and formulas. There are exercises and a test to complete in the tutorial. This tutorial is for Microsoft Excel 2010.

Informational Materials


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Using Excel Tables Tutorial
http://office.micros...
This interactive tutorial teaches you how to manage information using Excel Tables, including formatting data, sorting, filters, and formulas. There are exercises and a test to complete in the tutorial. This tutorial is for Microsoft Excel 2010.

Interactives/Games


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Digital Tools/Concept Mapping/Lovely Charts
http://www.lovelycha...
Online diagramming allows you to create flowcharts, sitemaps, and organizational charts.

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Brainy Box
http://www.classtool...
Brainy Box is a fun and different format for presentations. Students can create a 3-D animated cube to present content using text and/or multimedia. The ability to edit is password protected. Works on iPads and tablets.

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Using Excel Tables Tutorial
http://office.micros...
This interactive tutorial teaches you how to manage information using Excel Tables, including formatting data, sorting, filters, and formulas. There are exercises and a test to complete in the tutorial. This tutorial is for Microsoft Excel 2010.

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Crystals
http://www.lawrenceh...
In this activity, you will grow your own crystals with starters like salt, Epsom salt, Borax and sand. Then, enter your data online (teaspoons of starter and number of crystals). You can also compare your results with others who tried the same experiment. There are also several related videos and resources to supplement information about crystals.

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Emaze
http://www.emaze.com...
A free, online presentation tool, similar to Prezi. There is also an app.

Learning Activities


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Rubric for Visual/Digital Literacy
http://www.readwrite...
Using this rubric from a ReadWriteThink lesson, teachers assess student-created fan magazines, or "zines", about their favorite popular culture icons. Teachers can evaluate how students use the computer, interactive publishing tools, images and more. Click "Display Full Record" and see the Relation field for a link to the lesson this assessment tool supports.

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Digital Tools/Concept Mapping/Lovely Charts
http://www.lovelycha...
Online diagramming allows you to create flowcharts, sitemaps, and organizational charts.

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Word Processing Ideas
http://www.emunix.em...
This perhaps goes without saying, but one of the best uses of computers in a writing class is perhaps the most common activity that writers use computer for in the first place: writing. For many students, it will represent a "unique activity" to actually compose at the keyboard, no pen or paper in sight.

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Using Excel Tables Tutorial
http://office.micros...
This interactive tutorial teaches you how to manage information using Excel Tables, including formatting data, sorting, filters, and formulas. There are exercises and a test to complete in the tutorial. This tutorial is for Microsoft Excel 2010.

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Crystals
http://www.lawrenceh...
In this activity, you will grow your own crystals with starters like salt, Epsom salt, Borax and sand. Then, enter your data online (teaspoons of starter and number of crystals). You can also compare your results with others who tried the same experiment. There are also several related videos and resources to supplement information about crystals.

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Publish Work Online
http://www.calameo.c...
Calameo is a web publishing tool that will allow teachers and students to upload any type of document (PDF, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and then see it as a page-turning webpage that they can share via Email, embedding on their school or student site, or even

Teacher Tools


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Digital Tools/Concept Mapping/Lovely Charts
http://www.lovelycha...
Online diagramming allows you to create flowcharts, sitemaps, and organizational charts.

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The Electronic E.L.F
http://www.lauriefow...
Technology integration activities for grades K-12 that are aligned with the Alabama Course of Study.

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Using Excel Tables Tutorial
http://office.micros...
This interactive tutorial teaches you how to manage information using Excel Tables, including formatting data, sorting, filters, and formulas. There are exercises and a test to complete in the tutorial. This tutorial is for Microsoft Excel 2010.

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Emaze
http://www.emaze.com...
A free, online presentation tool, similar to Prezi. There is also an app.

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Publish Work Online
http://www.calameo.c...
Calameo is a web publishing tool that will allow teachers and students to upload any type of document (PDF, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and then see it as a page-turning webpage that they can share via Email, embedding on their school or student site, or even

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