Your students will love this Christmas Around the World Web Quest with doll craft!
Students and Teacher versions are included so students can have their own .pdf to follow links to the websites needed to fill out the booklet! Students get to choose from 30 different countri
28 Essential Questions- one for each sub-standard of the International Society for Technology Education Standards for Students. Ideal for helping to inspire technology-infused project based learning in your classroom. As of 7/16/16 these have been fully updated for the 2016 ISTE Standards for Student
Have you been wanting to try Genius Hour in your classroom? Do you know everything about it but don't know how to organize your lessons or the unit? Here is a handy resource pack that is a step-by-step guide to make Genius Hour run a little bit more smoothly in your classroom. There are lots of goodi
Introduction and Resource Guide to STEM for K - 12th grades! This resource guide is perfect for STEM nights, classroom resources, and parent handouts. Includes recommendations for websites, phone apps, and toys divided by grade.
**Now includes editable version to add your own resources!**
iPad STEM project uses stop-motion video for students to recreate the Moon Phases.
This iPad STEM Challenge project is a fun and creative way for students to demonstrate their learning or as an introduction to the lunar cycle. Students will use the enclosed direction sheets,
Lawn Boy Novel Guide, Test, Online Stock Market Simulation includes everything a teacher needs to use this great book in your classroom. Introduce students to economics, financial literacy, and personal finance using Lawn Boy by Gary Paulsen.
This comprehensive guide to Lawn Boy includes:
This activity is a great way to wrap up your unit of study on the California Gold Rush. This project can be used for classwork, homework, a culmination assessment to your social studies unit, group assignment, or just for a fun social studies activity! This is meant to be a print and go activity, wit
Biography Research Unit with 3 Technology Projects.
Take your biography research to the next level by integrating technology with the research process and/or by having students complete a technology project.
This unit has everything you need to have your students take notes, organize their informa
Basketball is a great way to get students excited about sports - and using real world math! This packet includes two projects for students to practice their 4th grade Common Core math skills. It works great any time of year, but you may find it an excellent addition during March Madness especially. I
Use a free iPad app to create a stop-motion video of the water cycle.
This iPad STEM Challenge project is a fun and creative way for students to demonstrate their learning or as an introduction to the water cycle. Students will use the enclosed direction sheets, QR anchor chart, and vocabula
States of Matter STEM project on the iPad using a free stop-motion video app.
This iPad STEM Challenge project is a fun and creative way for students to demonstrate their learning or as an introduction to the 3 states of matter (solids, liquids, and gases) and how the molecules act in each.
Flora and Ulysses Novel Guide with Technology and Test
This Flora and Ulysses Novel Guide will help you save time and keep students engaged and accountable while reading this Newbery Award winner.
The Flora and Ulysses novel guide is split into 10 sections, each with a page containing vocabulary w
Basketball Fantasy Project Based Learning Unit
Get your students pumped up about reading informational text and using charts to collect statistics! This project based learning unit will engage students while they learn! This PBL Unit was created by Sarah Allred (MaEd, NBCT) using the Common Core Sta
Technology using visuals and audio are strong persuasive tools. They have the power to inform us about issues, inspire us to learn more, and incite us to take action. In this project based unit, students will experience this power as they research, write, film, and edit their own Public Service Annou
iPad video project with the Shadow Puppet unwrAPPed packet
Easily integrate this free iPad® mobile digital device app into your reading, math, science, or social studies plans. Students will use the app Shadow Puppet Edu to create a video slideshow with audio, music, text,and images. Projec
Students will research an unsolved mystery and create a PowerPoint presentation around it. My students always enjoy this project and learn how to do an effective PowerPoint presentation in the process.
PROJECT BASED LEARNING (PBL): CHRISTMAS BAKING FOR SANTA'S HELPERS This PBL unit is a high interest holiday unit designed for your students plan Christmas dinner for Santa's helpers. This student-centered PBL unit incorporates collaboration and differentiation by giving student choic
Mystery Skype is a 45-60 minute critical thinking challenge that your class partakes in with another class somewhere in the world. The goal is for your students to guess the other classes location before they guess yours using only yes or no questions. You can use Skype, FaceTime or Google Hangout as
Use this 7-page lesson plan to teach your students to use Microsoft Word tables and clipart to create a maze. The directions included work for Microsoft Word 2007. This lesson is suited for students in grades 5-8.
Students will love creating their own mazes based around a theme that they choose.
PROJECT DETAILS: This project involves students creating a “Green” City that focuses on using natural resources to stay environmentally friendly. Working in pairs or groups, the students will be in charge of designing a map of the city, writing a descriptive paragraph of the city , and generating a
Technologoy art project - There are three differentiated options included, making this activity accessible to all.
Option 1: Print and Go!
If you don't have time to work through the lesson with your students or would prefer to just color in the pages, this is the option for
Need ideas on how to integrate technology into your math lessons? Don't have time to teach technology and math? This plan is sure to help technology specialists, as well as classroom teachers. Citing the math standards and technology standard for each grade, it provides a project for every month o
A multi-day lesson plan! Full instructions included.
Super fun for learning Excel basics of maneuvering through a spreadsheet, entering content in cells, and changing cell formatting.
Here is how the activity goes:
- Students and teacher alternate between creating a “treasure map” (students) and t
STEM design brief that leads students to create creatures using circuits and their knowledge of living systems (habitats, food cycle, food chain, adaptations, niches, etc). Also includes an iPad component (creating Trading Cards) with the Trading Card app or by using a website. They activity is a w
Computer Skills Task Cards. Use these task cards as essential questions to guide your student’s learning and/or as an assessment tool. They are ideal for intermediate grades students. Each card was designed to guide a lesson using the MS Office suite of products. All of the lessons could be done in M
Quotes from my students:
- "Can we do this every week?"
- "I'm going to save every issue we make."
- "I can't wait to show my parents!"
Get your students excited to write by creating a class newspaper with this fun and organized pack! Give your students their weekly jobs and give them 30 minutes a
Digital storytelling is a unique and meaningful activity which incorporates writing and technology. Students will choose a personal hero and honor them by creating a narrated slide show movie about them. Using PhotoStory 3, FREE and simple software from Microsoft, students go through the few easy ste
This lesson can be used as a culminating activity after a unit of study on Lewis and Clark. Students will be working with one to one technology, using primary source documents, and imagining that they are historical figures from this time period.
KBAD gather primary source
This product contains four lessons for beginner students learning to use features in Microsoft Word. Each lesson includes a lesson plan with screen shots, student instruction pages with screenshots, and sample finished products.
Working with Fonts
Working with Color
Copy and Pa
This resource is an interactive label the parts activity for your classroom. *BE SURE TO KEEP IN EDIT MODE AND NOT SLIDE SHOW MODE. I have also included a sorting activity for input, output, and storage devices AND a computer software application identification sorting activity. Just load on your n
Valentines Day digital card activity for creating a talking card on the iPad.
Celebrate Valentines Day by integrating two free iPad apps into your holiday plans. Students will take a selfie and use the app Pic Collage to create a digital Valentine's card for a loved featuring their picture, t
Your students are going to love learning about the parts of a computer while building their own on paper! These little laptops turn out so adorable you can't resist smiling when you see the finished products.
In addition to the lift-the-flaps laptop, there is a matching page with definitions of the
Published Writing **Editable** Template & Writing Process Anchor Chart
Are your students ready to become authors? After students have gone through drafting, editing and revising, they will be able to publish their writing in Microsoft Word using this editable template. Included are complete dire
On project due dates do students constantly say, “I can’t find my files!” Do students save their work in a vast wasteland of hundreds of files? Do the filenames Document1.doc, Presentation1.ppt and Book1.xls seem all too familiar? Download “Files and Folders” and restore order to student home fold
End of the Year Memory Book for 5th Grade is a perfect way to use writing and technology to finish the school year!
Students write a mini-book of their memories in elementary school. They use technology such as Microsoft PowerPoint to make a slideshow and/or printable book.
Included is a template
Every student is unique. They look differently and have individual personalities. They also have a preferred style of learning and expressing their learning. Additional they have intelligence strengths and weaknesses. All these differences need to be respected, embraced, and accommodated in the c
This is Google Docs Evaluation I created for students taking my multimedia/computers course in Middle School. This exam will test their knowledge of font editing, image editing, and general search engine skills. I usually give this after a 4-5 week course on google docs.
Are your kiddos tired of looking at boring passages and lame textbooks? Looking for a way to bring fun back to reading? Have a classroom or school-wide READING FAIR! Similar to a Science Fair, a Reading Fair lets students choose a book that they’ve read and are passionate about, and create a project
Learn how to create green screen movies using DoInk and iMovie Apps! Show them to your students so they can independently make their own green screen presentations! Also included are easy to follow charts with step-by-step directions!
This product combine two great products:
Need ideas on how to integrate technology into your writing lessons? Don't have time to teach technology and writing separately? This plan is sure to help technology specialists, as well as classroom teachers. Citing the writing genre and technology standard for each grade, it provides a project for
This document has a total of 6 creative projects and 1 take home assignment. The topics covered are all business essential content and computer content such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Movie Making Software, Podcasts, etc to complete these projects.
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This is a very fun assessment/project that provides students the opportunity to explore the creative world of web design while working through the process of the Design Cycle. The Unit Question students are working towards is as follows: How can I use technology to properly and safely communicate?
Want to add some fun to your computer lab or classroom? This pack includes 16 jokes in color and black and white. Use a QR code to learn the answers!
These can also be used as a way to introduce using a QR code reader such as the i-nigma app or the Scan app.
If you use these in you classroom, have
I would like to thank you so very much for viewing this product. Out of all the Computer Science resources I have created, this Unplugged Coding Activity is one of my all time favorites.
So you want to teach young scholars how to write lines of code? Look no further. What better way to
This is a comprehensive unit to teach Matter in the fifth grade. This unit is based on California and Common Core reading standards. Each lessons includes vocabulary, projects/demonstrations, and technology projects. This matter units includes lessons on the three states of matter, density, elemen
Students will plan a week-long summer vacation with a partner or team. They will need to research flights, hotels, transportation, excursions, and dining options, and keep a spreadsheet of the unit and total costs for each part of their vacation. Students will use exchange rates to calculate costs
Published Writing **Editable** Template & Writing Process Anchor Chart
Are your students ready to become authors? After students have gone through drafting, editing and revising, they will be able to publish their “How To” stories in Microsoft Word using this editable
This product provides detailed directions to assist students in writing compelling book summaries.
Next, it provides students with step by step directions to create an Aura out of their book summary. Students will video tape themselves (or a classmate) reading their book summary. Then they will
Get your kids engaged in STEAM and build 21st Century Skills with this Design Your Own App Activity. Included are sheets for brainstorming an app of your own, writing a description and drawing a screenshot! Your students will love connecting their creative writing with this real life application! In
Lapbooks are a fun and engaging way for students to learn any subject. This packet contains the instructions for students to complete a computer lapbook foldable while investigating computers. I allow my students to use different color folders as their laptop design and decorate as they would like.