ALEX Classroom Resources

ALEX Classroom Resources  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [DLIT] (6) 5 :
R5) Locate and curate information from digital sources to answer research questions.

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

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19) Track data change from a variety of sources.

Example: Use editing or versioning tools to track changes to data.

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23) Discuss how digital devices may be used to collect, analyze, and present information.

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30) Discuss and apply the components of the problem-solving process.

Example: Students will devise a plan to alleviate traffic congestion around the school during drop-off and pick-up.

[DLIT] (7) 5 :
R5) Locate and curate information from digital sources to answer research questions.

[DLIT] (7) 29 :
23) Demonstrate the use of a variety of digital devices individually and collaboratively to collect, analyze, and present information for content-related problems.

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27) Identify data needed to create a model or simulation of a given event.

Examples: When creating a random name generator, the program needs access to a list of possible names.

[DLIT] (8) 5 :
R5) Locate and curate information from digital sources to answer research questions.

[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 (6 - 8)
Title: Visual Learning
URL: https://www.remc.org/21Things4Students/21/2-visual-learning/
Description:

As part of this activity, you will be learning how to create visual organizers and how to create and use QR codes in learning.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

When you have completed this Thing you will:

  1. Know how to set a personal learning goal and reflect on my progress [Empowered Learner]

  2. Be able to organize and manage information [Knowledge Constructor]

  3. Understand how to use a scientific design process to collect and analyze information [Innovative Designer]

  4. Be able to express myself and share my ideas and work digitally [Creative Communicator]

  5. Be able to collaborate with a group to create an original design [Creative Communicator, Innovative Designer]



   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
URL: https://www.remc.org/21Things4Students/21/4-collaboration/
Description:

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! 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
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]



   View Standards     Standard(s): [DLIT] (6) 6 :
R6) Produce, review, and revise authentic artifacts that include multimedia using appropriate digital tools.

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

[DLIT] (7) 6 :
R6) Produce, review, and revise authentic artifacts that include multimedia using appropriate digital tools.

[DLIT] (7) 22 :
16) Construct content designed for specific audiences through an appropriate medium.

Examples: Design a multi-media children's e-book with an appropriate readability level.

[DLIT] (7) 23 :
17) Publish content to be available for external feedback.

[DLIT] (8) 6 :
R6) Produce, review, and revise authentic artifacts that include multimedia using appropriate digital tools.

[DLIT] (8) 22 :
16) Present content designed for specific audiences through an appropriate medium.

Example: Create and share a help video for a senior's center that provides tips for online safety.

[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 (6 - 8)
Title: Powerful Presentations
URL: https://www.remc.org/21Things4Students/21/11-powerful-presentation/
Description:

Tired of writing all the time? Would you like to express yourself through a presentation instead? During these Quests, you are going to learn how to present your ideas creatively through Google Slides or Microsoft PowerPoint. If you would like to try Prezi as an option use the Gold Quests. 


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

When you have completed this activity you will:

  1. know how to use online presentation tools [Empowered Learner]

  2. understand the features and attributes of effective presentations [Creative Communicator]

  3. know how to use a variety of media to create and collaborate on an effective presentation [Global Collaborator]



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

[DLIT] (7) 29 :
23) Demonstrate the use of a variety of digital devices individually and collaboratively to collect, analyze, and present information for content-related problems.

Subject: Digital Literacy and Computer Science (6 - 7)
Title: Creative Communications
URL: https://www.remc.org/21Things4Students/21/creativecommunications/
Description:

Communication is an art. It involves listening and speaking as well as reading and writing clearly and creatively. Technology provides creative opportunities for expressing yourself digitally.

These Quests provide opportunities to learn about different software applications for creating digital objects or artifacts to communicate your ideas in new and creative ways.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

When you have completed this activity you will:

  1. know how to use different media tools to communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively [Creative Communicator]

  2. be aware of the advantages and disadvantages of different media tools [Creative Communicator]

  3. know how to select an appropriate technology tool to meet different types of communication [Creative Communicator, Knowledge Constructor]

  4. understand how to use and remix several different technology tools responsibly to communicate information [Empowered Learner, Creative Communicator]

  5. be able to use a design process to plan and create digital artifacts [Innovative Designer]



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