ALEX Learning Activity

  

How do you Lino?

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  This learning activity provided by:  
Author: Lauren Powers
System:College/University
School:University of Alabama in Huntsville
  General Activity Information  
Activity ID: 1440
Title:
How do you Lino?
Digital Tool/Resource:
Lino
Web Address – URL:
Overview:

This website is a digital cork board where students can share their ideas through virtual sticky notes and pictures. This website can be used to get ideas flowing at the beginning of the lesson. The teacher can present a topic and the kids can write notes/questions/comments and post pictures relating to the topic of what they think it is. This can also be used for students who are working on a group project together. They are able to put there ideas out on the cork board so they can collaborate and make decisions.

  Associated Standards and Objectives  
Content Standard(s):
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: K
R5) Locate and curate information from digital sources to answer research questions.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • will find answers to a question or learn about a topic using a device.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • video
  • text
  • image
  • webpage
  • ebook
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • computers give access to information.
  • devices can record pictures, videos, and text.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • find information about a specific topic or to answer a specific question using a digital resource such as a webpage, ebook, and/or video when given support and guidance from an adult.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • answers to questions can be found in digital resources such as a webpage, ebook, and/or video.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: K
8) Present information from a variety of digital resources.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • will show and/or tell what I have learned from digital resources.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • digital
  • ebook
  • website
  • audio
  • onine
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • information can be found in ebooks, websites, videos, audio files, and online articles.
  • how to share information they learned from digital resources.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • talk about a specific topic in which they gathered information from many different resources such as a digital book, website, video, and/or ebook.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • there are many different places to learn about ideas and topics such as the internet, books, videos, etc.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: K
9) Create a research-based product collaboratively using online digital tools, given specific guidance.

Examples: Find simple facts about a specific topic, create a slide that contains facts located in trade books or other sources as a group or with a partner.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • will work with others to create an artifact on a device.
  • will collect information about a topic using a digital resource.
  • will show what I learned using a digital resource.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • digital
  • collaborative
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • how to display information they learned on a digital platform.
  • how to work collaboratively on a digital platform.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • work with their peers to display information learned about a topic using a digital tool such as video or a slideshow when given support and guidance from an adult.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • working with others can make a presentation or project better.
  • working with others is a skill I can work on.
  • digital tools make presenting what I learned easier.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 1
R5) Locate and curate information from digital sources to answer research questions.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • will find and collect information about a topic using a computing device.
  • will use key words about a topic in a search engine to find information about that topic.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • video
  • text
  • image
  • webpage
  • ebook
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • search engines help to locate information.
  • computers give access to many different forms of information.
  • devices can record pictures, drawings, videos, and text.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • choose and type or say key words and phrases into a search engine which results in specific information pertaining to a topic when given support and guidance from an adult.
  • find information about a specific topic or to answer a specific question using a digital resource such as a webpage, ebook, and/or video when given support and guidance from an adult.
  • record their learning into a digital device using video, text, and/or pictures/drawings when given support and guidance from an adult.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • a search engine will find specific resources and information using key words.
  • answers to questions can be found in many different digital resources such as a webpages, ebooks, and/or video.
  • they can show what they have learned using a digital resource such as video, text, and or pictures/drawings.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 1
9) Use a variety of digital tools collaboratively to connect with other learners.

Examples: Video calling, blogs, collaborative documents.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • will, collaboratively, connect with others using images, text, audio, and/or video digital creation tools.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • video
  • audio
  • text
  • image
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • how to connect with others through image, video, text, and audio digital creation tools.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • contribute to an online video and/or audio discussion with other students in a protected platform.
  • contribute to an online text discussion with other students in a protected platform.
  • contribute to collaborative documents with other students in a protected platform.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • they can communicate and connect with other learners through video, audio, images, and text in a protected learning environment.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 2
R5) Locate and curate information from digital sources to answer research questions.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • will find and collect information about a specific topic using a digital tool.
  • will use key words in a search engine to find information out about a specific topic.
  • will use search techniques, such as using a + sign or quotations, to make the search more specific.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • video
  • text
  • image
  • webpage
  • ebook
  • search engine
  • key words
  • phrases
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • search engines use key words and phrases to find specific information.
  • devices give access to many different forms of information.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • choose and type key words and phrases into a search engine that results in specific information pertaining to a topic when given support and guidance from an adult.
  • use + symbol which combines to words/phrases and quotation marks which tell the search engine to look for an entire phrase.
  • find information about a specific topic or to answer a specific question using a digital resource such as a webpage, ebook, and/or video.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • a search engine will find specific resources and information for you based on key words.
  • answers to questions can be found in many different digital resources such as a webpages, ebooks, and/or video.
  • one can focus a search by using the + symbol and quotation marks around words or phrases one wishes to search for as a whole.
Digital Literacy and Computer Science
DLIT (2018)
Grade: 2
12) Conduct basic keyword searches to gather information.

Unpacked Content
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • will determine the right key words to use in a search about a topic.
  • will use the plus (+) sign in searches so that all my words are searched or the minus (-) sign to exclude words from my search.
  • will use quotation marks around words or a phrase so that that exact set of words is searched.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • search engine
  • quotation marks
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • a search engine searches exactly what you type.
  • a search engine may only produce search results for one or some of your keywords.
  • using a plus (+) sign between words tells the search engine to search for all of the words and using a minus (-) sign before a word will exclude that word from your search.
  • putting quotation marks around a set of words or a phrase tells the search engine to keep those words together in a search.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • state important key words that pertain to a topic
  • use the plus (+) sign to tell the search engine to search for both words in a resource and use a minus (-) sign before a word to remove it from your search.
  • use quotation marks around a phrase to communicate to the search engine that they want that phrase to be found with the words in that order.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • search engines have to be told exactly what to search.
  • a search engine will search each word separately unless it is told it to search for a phrase or multiple words or to exclude words.
Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of the learning activity, students should be able to access information, evaluate the information, and use the information to create something. They will learn to positively and effectively work in groups to gather and generate information. They will be able to use Lino as a basis to access they information and retrieve it from other groups in the class. 

  Strategies, Preparations and Variations  
Phase:
Before/Engage, After/Explain/Elaborate
Activity:

For an opening,

1. The students will presented with a topic and the students will access resources like the internet to research the topics.

2. They will then create sticky notes and place their ideas and facts they learned about the topic on the Lino cork board.

3. Lastly, they will evaluate other students ideas and facts to broaden their knowledge on the topic.

For a closing,

1. The students will remember what they learned in class and begin brainstorming the topics to place on the cork board.

2. They will then create their own personal cork board with the things they learned from the lesson.

3. They will evaluate what they have put on the board and then screenshot it for an assessment.

Assessment Strategies:

Students will screenshot their personal cork board and share it with the teacher for assessment.


Advanced Preparation:

Students will previously know how to use the iPad.

Students will previously know how to access the internet. 

Teacher can use a Dongle to connect her iPad to the Active Board to show students how to use the app.

Variation Tips (optional):

Teachers may choose for students to work in groups when completing this project.
 
Students can also present their cork board to the rest of the class.

Notes or Recommendations (optional):
 
  Keywords and Search Tags  
Keywords and Search Tags: