Title: Ready, Set, Search! with Creative Commons: The free to use, free to share way to search
Creative Commons Search Web Address URL:
[ELA2015] (9) 34: Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest. [SL.9-10.5]Digital Tool Description: Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization that enables the sharing and use of creativity and knowledge through free legal tools. The Creative Commons Search allows students (and teachers) to query digital content that is free to share, use, and remix. (Description from creativecommons.org).
Title: Create Mega-Sized Posters to Display Mega Learning
Block poster maker Web Address URL:
[ELA2015] (11) 24: Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products in response to ongoing feedback, including new arguments or information. [W.11-12.6]Digital Tool Description: The Blockposters website allows individual or groups of students to create and upload content to visually illustrate their comprehension in virtually any content area.
Title: Multimedia Storytelling
Meograph Web Address URL:
[ELA2015] (11) 24: Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products in response to ongoing feedback, including new arguments or information. [W.11-12.6]Digital Tool Description: Meograph is a multimedia storytelling web tool that enables users to create stories in chronological order while incorporating maps, video clips, music, pictures, etc. Students can create original stories or summarize texts from class while researching places, images, videos, etc as supplemental materials. Students may also type text into the presentation or record their own voice narration over the presentation.
Title: Blogging About Heroes
Kid Blog Web Address URL:
[ELA2015] (9) 25: Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology's capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically. [W.9-10.6]Digital Tool Description: Kidblog provides teachers with the tools to help students safely navigate the digital – and increasingly social – online landscape. Kidblog allows students to exercise digital citizenship within a secure, private classroom blogging space.
Title: Postcards From The Moonlight
Postcard Creator Web Address URL:
[SS2010] HGEO (9-12) 14: Describe how tourism shapes cultural traditions and population growth.Digital Tool Description: The Postcard Creator allows students to identify the elements of a traditional postcard, compose and/or summarize content material, edit, and publish/print individual postcards. After editing and printing, students may illustrate the front of the postcard to reflect subject matter/events described in the postcard message.Postcard creator also features planning sheets/templates that may be utilized by students in the initial planning phases of the lesson.