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Lesson Plans (1) A detailed description of the instruction for teaching one or more concepts or skills. Informational Materials (3) Textual information containing useful facts or information. Interactives/Games (4) A learning object that requires a user's involvement.
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demonstrations, and hands-on activities. Teacher Tools (4) 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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The Real Bionic Man
http://school.discov...
This website provides lesson plans and activities to help students understand artificial parts that are implanted in humans.

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Introduction to Programming
http://www.cs.washin...
This website is a free lecture series for introductory programming including audio commentary and examples.

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PowerPoint 2007 Advanced Tutorials
http://www.internet4...
Advanced tutorial on PowerPoint 2007's version of action buttons and programming logic.

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Code Academy
http://www.codecadem...
Learn how to code interactively on this site to create games, Web sites, and apps.

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Computer Programming with ALICE
http://www.alice.org...
For learning logical and computational thinking skills and fundamental principles of programming.

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Free 3D Programming Environment
http://www.alice.org...
3D programming environment in which students drag and drop graphic tiles to create a program. Offered free through Carnegie Mellon University. Available for Mac, PC, and Linux.

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MIT APP Inventor
http://appinventor.m...
This interactive website from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology can be used to teach programming and app design concepts, as well as to create your own apps. "Learn basic concepts for making apps. Great for use in classroom or on your own. Check out some of the great curriculum educators have developed around the world for teaching App Inventor in schools, universities, and more."

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Code Academy
http://www.codecadem...
Learn how to code interactively on this site to create games, Web sites, and apps.

Learning Activities


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PowerPoint 2007 Advanced Tutorials
http://www.internet4...
Advanced tutorial on PowerPoint 2007's version of action buttons and programming logic.

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ALICE
http://www.alice.org...
ALICE is an animation program that can be used by teachers for students to create animated stories.

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Computer Programming with ALICE
http://www.alice.org...
For learning logical and computational thinking skills and fundamental principles of programming.

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MIT APP Inventor
http://appinventor.m...
This interactive website from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology can be used to teach programming and app design concepts, as well as to create your own apps. "Learn basic concepts for making apps. Great for use in classroom or on your own. Check out some of the great curriculum educators have developed around the world for teaching App Inventor in schools, universities, and more."

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Vex Forum for programming
http://www.vexforum....
An online forum for users of Vex programming. Note that forums may be blocked in many districts and teacher guidance is strongly suggested due to the open nature of online forums.

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Free 3D Programming Environment
http://www.alice.org...
3D programming environment in which students drag and drop graphic tiles to create a program. Offered free through Carnegie Mellon University. Available for Mac, PC, and Linux.

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MIT APP Inventor
http://appinventor.m...
This interactive website from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology can be used to teach programming and app design concepts, as well as to create your own apps. "Learn basic concepts for making apps. Great for use in classroom or on your own. Check out some of the great curriculum educators have developed around the world for teaching App Inventor in schools, universities, and more."

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Code Academy
http://www.codecadem...
Learn how to code interactively on this site to create games, Web sites, and apps.

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