ALEX Classroom Resources

ALEX Classroom Resources  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [DLIT] (2) 15 :
9) Use a variety of digital tools to connect with other learners.

Examples: Online conferences, blogs, collaborative documents.

[DLIT] (5) 26 :
20) Collaborate locally and globally using online digital tools under teacher supervision.

Subject: Digital Literacy and Computer Science (2 - 5)
Title: RUFF RUFFMAN: The Internet and Chet

Hear about some ways to put the internet to good use from the much-loved character Ruff Ruffman, in this animated video from RUFF RUFFMAN: HUMBLE MEDIA GENIUS. With his uniquely comical style, Ruff helps students acquire some key twenty-first-century skills. This resource is part of the RUFF RUFFMAN: HUMBLE MEDIA GENIUS Collection. This video comes with a student guide that lists several things students do online to connect with others in their daily lives. This video can be played to introduce a lesson on digital tools.

   View Standards     Standard(s): [DLIT] (5) 26 :
20) Collaborate locally and globally using online digital tools under teacher supervision.

[DLIT] (6) 22 :
16) Communicate and/or publish collaboratively to inform others from a variety of backgrounds and cultures about issues and problems.

[DLIT] (8) 23 :
17) Communicate and publish individually or collaboratively to persuade peers, experts, or community about issues and problems.

Subject: Digital Literacy and Computer Science (5 - 8)
Title: Collaboration

Life is sweet! It is especially sweet when you have all of the tools right at your fingertips to complete a project thus making you more productive!

Imagine using a program at school for typing a paper; however, at home, you do not have the software. Panic sets in! How are you possibly going to finish your assignment in the time your teacher has given without having the same software at home? Well, with a productivity suite that is FREE and online (such as Google Drive or Microsoft OneDrive), you can get your work done in the comfort of your own home, PLUS you can collaborate on work, online, and with others! 

When you have completed this activity you will:

- understand how to use a word processing application [Empowered Learner]
- know how to use advanced word processing features  [Creative Communicator]
- know how to share documents with others [Digital Citizen]
- know how to collaborate with others [Global Collaborator]

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