This is a short and to-the-point video (Students Distance Learning.mp4) from Alex Case in Loudoun County. It can give you ideas for making your own video for your division's students, and even for your teachers!
This is a cross-curricular activity that uses the story Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday to practice money and decimal skills in addition to reading and writing skills. After reading or hearing the story, students will complete the attached worksheet. (If it's read aloud, students would need a way to refer back to the story to answer the questions. The worksheet has a mixture of reading and math questions. It can be edited if you choose. It can be used for either 3rd or 4th grade. With slight modifications, it could also be used for middle school EL students to learn about currency.
This presentation focuses on the basics of UDL (Universal Design for Learning) and how various technology tools can support all students. It is about 57 minutes long and the accompanying slide deck is included.
Patrick Hausammann of Clarke put together this slide deck that covers 30 tech tools that help students with their creativity skills.
Students will use their five senses to describe the three different types of apples using the words from the word bank. Afterwards students will conduct a short survey to find out which apple was liked by most students. The results will be shown by drawing a pictograph.
The Prince William ITCs have recorded several 15-30 minute videos focusing on specific apps, such as NearPod or EdPuzzle, that can support virtual learning.
Students practice argumentative writing by building a house to show a strong thesis, reasons, and examples.
This lesson includes a ppt. slideshow which includes definitions, examples, and 6 practice problems to check students’ understanding. Students will learn the acronym PIE to remember the three reasons--Persuade, Inform and Entertain.
Jennifer Daniel of Washington County has created a Wakelet to show how to create a Bitmoji Classroom if you'd like to create one of this graphic-based virtual classroom interfaces.
This lesson is based on a book from Reader's Theater. The book selected for this lesson is called Using My Body. The teacher will introduce the book, and go over the picture vocabulary, and the sight words in the book. The students will participate in repeated readings to build fluency and increase their concept vocabulary. They will be assessed on fluency when they perform in front of the class and for comprehension when they do their cloze activity.
A digital checklist board that you can use in any content area! This is a project management resource. The directions are geared towards a book report, however, you could adjust them for any project where the students need to stay organized
Students will deconstruct ideas, claims, or concepts presented to them, build understanding of those ideas, and show their understanding.
Business English for Success provides instruction in steps, builds writing, reading, and critical thinking, and combines comprehensive grammar review with an introduction to paragraph writing and composition. Beginning with the sentence and its essential elements, this book addresses each concept with clear, concise, and effective examples that are immediately reinforced with exercises and opportunities to demonstrate learning.
Students will understand how authors organize information presented in nonfictional texts.
This presentation focuses on the hows and whys of using Choice Board and Hyperdocs. It is about 54 minutes long and the accompanying slide deck is included.
Various Tech Tips from Patrick Hausammann regarding a variety of Ed Tech tools.