Technology Exploration Projects

Technology Exploration Projects
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In need of lessons that have students learn cool new websites or applications? Want students to be independent learners? These projects are great for trying something new in the classroom, and are also great for activities to give students when you are absent!
This package includes 10 different technology exploration lessons. These lessons allow students to learn a new websites, or technology device while using their creative side. The lessons come with step by step instructions on how to learn the website or application along with instructions on the tasks they need to complete. Every website or application is free for educators.

These lessons can take 1 day or they can take up to weeks depending on how in depth you would like your students to work on these projects. Total the whole bundle will take up to 1 semester if you have a class participate in every project.
Lessons Include:
1. Powtoon Website- Students Create A Short Film About Their Future Plans
2. Piktochart- Students create a technology timeline over the device or their choice.
3. Website Creation- Weebly- Want your students to create a website in your classroom? Well then this product is perfect for you! This product has students create a project using a free and user friendly website builder called Weebly. This project was created to have students explore web design and to create a website on their own while having guidelines to follow.
4. GIF Aminations- Download GIMP Application to have students learn how to make picture animations.
5. Wikis- Students learn the basics on how to create a website.
6. SketchUp- Download this application and students will create 3-D models pf their dream business.
7. Scratch- Download this program to have students learn how to use block coding to create movies, games, and animations.
8. Scavenger Hunts- 7 worksheets that has students go online and find information that has them learn about computers and many other topics!
9. Podcasts- Download Audacity to have students create podcasts over current events.
10. 3-D Design- Students create their own personal 3-D using the free website Tinker Cad. If you have a 3-D printer students can print their designs after this unit.
11. Technology Terms- This lesson include 5 activities that have 20+ technology vocabulary questions. 3 of the activities are cross word puzzles and 2 are scavenger hunts. Each activity comes with answer keys for the teacher.
12. Website Explore- Includes 14 worksheets that take 1 class period to complete. These are worksheets that have students explore educational websites. As a technology teacher it is essential that my students have the skills to learn to navigate and explore different websites. These worksheets are created to have students spend about 20+ minutes on a website exploring, and then spend the rest of class answering questions about the website they explored.

These are all lessons designed to have student explore new technology while being able to be independent learners. We have used them in our own classroom for 3 years now and our students love it!

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Teaching Duration
1 Semester
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