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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 (3) 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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Audience, Purpose, and Language Use in Electronic Messages
http://www.readwrite...
With the increasing popularity of e-mail and online instant messaging among today’s teens, a recognizable change has occurred in the language that students use in their writing. This lesson explores the language of electronic messages and how it affects other writing.

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E-pals Around the World
http://www.readwrite...
It is often difficult to motivate students to read and write. By integrating a letter-exchange program in the classroom, students become excited about literacy learning. This lesson helps you select e-pals for your students and develop real-life writing and learning experiences for them.

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Girls Read: Online Literature Circles
http://www.readwrite...
In generations past, women met in quilting circles to share their dreams; today’s girls share their thoughts in virtual communities. Multicultural literature with strong female protagonists serves as the focus for e-mail exchanges and classroom discussions in this lesson. Students select and read one of five novels presented by the teacher, and discuss the novel in exchanges with e-mail pen pals and in classroom literature circles. Students then participate in an online literacy community where they can respond to questions and post reviews, allowing them to expand their perspectives and converse with a wider audience.

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Wikis In Plain English
http://www.teachertu...
TeacherTube video from CommonCraft explaining how wikis work. Runtime 3:51

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Make Way for Wikis
http://www.schoollib...
An article focusing on how wikis work and how to incorporate in a classroom.

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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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Make Learning Funny
http://makebeliefsco...
MakeBeliefComix allows students to create a three or four frame comic strip. This site can be utilized for storytelling or to incorporate a content standard in a creative way. The final product can be emailed to the teacher or printed for assessment.

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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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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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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

Teacher Tools


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Make Learning Funny
http://makebeliefsco...
MakeBeliefComix allows students to create a three or four frame comic strip. This site can be utilized for storytelling or to incorporate a content standard in a creative way. The final product can be emailed to the teacher or printed for assessment.

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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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