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Lesson Plans (3) A detailed description of the instruction for teaching one or more concepts or skills. Podcasts (1) A program (audio or video) made available in digital format for playback or download over the Internet. Informational Materials (2) Textual information containing useful facts or information.
Interactives/Games (3) A learning object that requires a user's involvement. Learning Activities (10) 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 (13) 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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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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Thomas Edison’s Inventions in the 1900s and Today: From “New” to You!
http://edsitement.ne...
The purpose of this lesson is to familiarize students with life and technology around 1900 in order to better understand how Edison influenced both. Through comparing and contrasting life and technology in the early part of the twentieth century with technology found in their own homes and experiences, students will gain a greater understanding of how far the fields of industry and entertainment have progressed since Edison's day and of how Edison's work was the foundation for technology they enjoy today.

Podcasts


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What is a Blog?
http://www.brainpop....
This animated video from BrainPOP explores the idea of blogging (what is a blog? a blogger? how does someone publish a blog?) The high production value makes for an engaging video; there are also links to related activities, lesson plans, and a quiz. *This video is free and can be viewed without setting up an account.

Informational Materials


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Dropbox Tutorials
https://sites.google...
These tutorials are designed to demonstrate the ease and use of setting up Dropbox as well as how to: use the public folder, share and upload files with co-workers, family members and\or friends. With Dropbox, you can sync your files on all your computers including your ipad and iphone. To sign up for a free account, visit www.dropbox.com to set up for a free account.

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Create Digital Textbooks
http://www.ck12.org/...
Register with CK-12 to be able to create online textbooks. Resources can be used from the site to create the book or upload your resources.

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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Digital Flyers for the Classroom
https://www.smore.co...
Use this digital flyer maker to allow students to create imaginative boards related to content standards. Sign up for a free account. There is an ability to share flyers.

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Custom QR Code Generator
http://www.unitagliv...
This QR Code generator lets you customize the look of your QR code, including embedding images, color, and shape. You can link QR codes to URL, plain text, phone, Wireless network, phone, calendar, or text messages.

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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Dropbox Tutorials
https://sites.google...
These tutorials are designed to demonstrate the ease and use of setting up Dropbox as well as how to: use the public folder, share and upload files with co-workers, family members and\or friends. With Dropbox, you can sync your files on all your computers including your ipad and iphone. To sign up for a free account, visit www.dropbox.com to set up for a free account.

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Create Digital Textbooks
http://www.ck12.org/...
Register with CK-12 to be able to create online textbooks. Resources can be used from the site to create the book or upload your resources.

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Digital Flyers for the Classroom
https://www.smore.co...
Use this digital flyer maker to allow students to create imaginative boards related to content standards. Sign up for a free account. There is an ability to share flyers.

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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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History Pin
http://www.historypi...
An online historical map with tours and collections of photographs. Students and teachers can collaborate and create an historical map.

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Capzles Social Storytelling
http://www.capzles.c...
Create multimedia experiences with photos, videos, blogs, documents, and more.

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ePals
http://www.epals.com...
Want to use email with your students but worried about misuse? ePALS SchoolMail is filtered email and collaborative system offering a safe, monitored and multilingual environment.

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Global Schoolhouse
http://www.globalsch...
Collaborative projects, online expeditions, and news and discussion lists get help you get your students involved with other students around the world.

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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Writing & Discussion Using Titanpad
http://titanpad.com/...
Web-based writing using this private workspace for your classroom. Allows for multiple contributors.

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Brainstorming and Mindmapping
https://bubbl.us/...
Mind mapping and Brainstorming tool - free for use by teachers for instruction.

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Edmodo
http://www.edmodo.co...
Edmodo is social networking cite specifically for education. Teachers can keep track of their classes,create assignments and quizzes, and post information to their students. Students create an account and keep track of their own assignments and classes.

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Create Digital Textbooks
http://www.ck12.org/...
Register with CK-12 to be able to create online textbooks. Resources can be used from the site to create the book or upload your resources.

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Sticky Note Canvases for Collaboration
http://en.linoit.com...
Free sticky note canvases for sharing notes, ideas, or pictures. Teachers can use for collaboration and discussion. Students can use for creating theme-based media canvases.

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Digital Flyers for the Classroom
https://www.smore.co...
Use this digital flyer maker to allow students to create imaginative boards related to content standards. Sign up for a free account. There is an ability to share flyers.

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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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Custom QR Code Generator
http://www.unitagliv...
This QR Code generator lets you customize the look of your QR code, including embedding images, color, and shape. You can link QR codes to URL, plain text, phone, Wireless network, phone, calendar, or text messages.

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History Pin
http://www.historypi...
An online historical map with tours and collections of photographs. Students and teachers can collaborate and create an historical map.

Save to ALEX | Share Share | Show Details
Capzles Social Storytelling
http://www.capzles.c...
Create multimedia experiences with photos, videos, blogs, documents, and more.

Save to ALEX | Share Share | Show Details
Global Schoolhouse
http://www.globalsch...
Collaborative projects, online expeditions, and news and discussion lists get help you get your students involved with other students around the world.

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