ALEX Resources

Back
Narrow Results:
Lesson Plans (6) A detailed description of the instruction for teaching one or more concepts or skills. Learning Activities (8)


ALEX Lesson Plans  
Save to ALEX | Show Details
Subject: Technology Education (3 - 8)
Title: "My Three Words" vodcast compilation or series
Description: Students create vodcasts that use the format of the Good Morning America feature "My Three Words".  This works well as a culminating activity for a unit or a technology-based project.  In groups, students  select a three word phrase to communicate a specific topic/idea, then create a storyboard and choose appropriate multimedia elements to best express their chosen phrase.  They use a variety of software applications to find or create images and produce a video file.  


Save to ALEX | Show Details
Subject: Mathematics (7), or Technology Education (6 - 8)
Title: What Are the Chances?
Description: Students will use technology to investigate probability from basic terms to the theoretical probability of events.This lesson plan was created as a result of the Girls Engaged in Math and Science, GEMS Project funded by the Malone Family Foundation.


Save to ALEX | Show Details
Subject: Technology Education (K - 12)
Title: Ramp for Handicap Accessibility - Part 2
Description: Working in groups of 4-5 students will use the information, pictures, diagrams, and narratives created in Part 1 to develop a brochure. The brochure will consist of guidelines for handicap accessible ramps, sample calculations and contact information. It must be suitable for distribution at city hall.


Save to ALEX | Show Details
Subject: Mathematics (7), or Social Studies (7), or Technology Education (6 - 8)
Title: New York with $1200
Description: CONGRATULATIONS!!! You are Demopolis Middle School’s first –place winner of the annual MATHATHON!!!!!!!!!! You and three of your classmates have been awarded an exciting trip to NEW YORK CITY! You will each be given $1200 to cover all your expenses during your three day stay. You must use only your $1200 prize to cover all expenses (transportation costs, hotel accommodations, food, gratuities (tips), souvenirs, and entertainment). Please budget your money carefully – decide which purchases are most important and budget these first. Don’t forget to have fun!!


Save to ALEX | Show Details
Subject: Social Studies (6), or Technology Education (6 - 8)
Title: Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott
Description: This lesson introduces students to Rosa Parks and the beginning of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. After considering the impact of Ms. Parks' heroism, students will explore its relevance to the beginning of the Civil Rights Movement. Students will learn new vocabulary and will answer a questionnaire that will be published on the web. Students will then create a tribute to Rosa Parks' heroism that will be submitted to a classroom book.


Save to ALEX | Show Details
Subject: English Language Arts (7 - 8), or Technology Education (6 - 8)
Title: Interactive Reading Project
Description: Students are motivated to read and learn to discuss literature by discussing books they are reading via e-mail.


ALEX Learning Activities  
Save to ALEX | Show Details
Subject: Technology Education (6 - 12)
Title: Tracking Your Digital Footprint
Description: The activity, Tracking Your Digital Footprint, will help students become aware of how much of their personal information has been made public on the internet. They will also be more aware of how information is shared with the public through social media without their knowledge. Students will post responses to a Padlet wall. This activity was created as a result of the DLCS COS Resource Development Summit.


Save to ALEX | Show Details
Subject: Technology Education (6 - 8), Digital Literacy and Computer Science (6 - 8)
Title: Safe Side of the Internet
Description: Padlet is an online digital bulletin board. The teacher will pose an open question or topic about online safety and elicit student responses to create a wall poster.   Using Padlet, students will post three ways to stay safe while online.


Save to ALEX | Show Details
Subject: Technology Education (6 - 8), Digital Literacy and Computer Science (7)
Title: How to Create a Safe Online Profile
Description: Using the interactive tool Profile Publisher, students (grades 6-12) will create a printed social networking profile for a fictional character, a historical figure, an inanimate object, etc. to demonstrate their understanding of the appropriate and safe content for an online profile.


Save to ALEX | Show Details
Subject: Technology Education (6 - 8)
Title: Tailor Your Teaching with Today's Meet
Description: This is a live stream chat, where students can ask questions and leave comments. Teachers can use the comments and questions to tailor their teaching on the spot to meet student needs. Students can also respond to one another, creating a live learning community. A temporary room can be set up that will automatically delete in a set time frame. 


Save to ALEX | Show Details
Subject: Technology Education (6 - 12), Digital Literacy and Computer Science (6 - 12)
Title: Social Media Responsibility
Description: This Taking Action Special Report done by a local news station focuses on the importance of teaching students social media responsibility. This informative video includes accounts from local students and candid stories from teens about how social media affects their lives.  This video will be used to introduce students to the potential pitfalls of the unsafe uses of social media.


Save to ALEX | Show Details
Subject: Technology Education (6 - 8), Digital Literacy and Computer Science (8)
Title: Teaching Students to Think Before You Post
Description: This video promoted by the Ad Council is designed to make teens aware of the potential dangers of sharing and posting personal information online and communicating with unfamiliar people.


Save to ALEX | Show Details
Subject: Technology Education (6 - 12), Digital Literacy and Computer Science (6 - 8)
Title: Safebook
Description: ReadWriteThink profile is an interactive profile for students to learn how to create a safe online profile.    


Save to ALEX | Show Details
Subject: Technology Education (K - 8), Character Education (K - 12)
Title: Stop Cyberbullying
Description: Infinity Interactive Learning Lab provides a interactive training site for teaching them how to prevent cyber bullying to students. Students watch a video and apply the concepts they have learned.


ALEX Learning Activities: 8

Go To Top of page