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5 Multimedia Projects for Social Studies Classes (or any class!)
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This article discusses how to make:
Virtual Tours (Google VR), a News Podcast (Anchor.fm), Build Augmented Reality History & Geography Games (Metaverse), a Short Documentary (Adobe Spark) & Build Multimedia Timelines.

The article provides a link to the site to make the product, describes each option and provides a short video tutorial on how to do it!

These resources can be used by teachers to make items they want to use with students, or they can be made by students as different ways to share their learning.

Subject:
Education
Educational Technology
English Language Arts
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Homework/Assignment
Simulation
Author:
Richard Byrne
Date Added:
09/28/2018
ClassTools.net A Variety of Ways to Share Your Learning: VOICE AND CHOICE
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This site has an amazing variety of tools that students can use to share their learning.
Let your students have voice and choice!
Some of the best choices on this site include

FAKEBOOK - kids can make a mock facebook page ONLINE for a historical figure, or a character in a novel. Etc.

PAC MAN & ARCADE GAMES -transform your quiz into a trivia Pac Man game. The kids have to answer questions to play and if they die they must answer more questions to continue. The kids can make their own trivia games as well. This could be a great final product and you could play it on the smartboard as a class to evaluate it.

FAKE NEWS Headlines - this would be great for an important event in a novel, or current events, or historical info!

QR CODE TREASURE HUNT – no Internet needed. Kids can create these; or you could!

BURGER ESSAY PLANNER -students can plan and organized essays with the provided structure!

Other Options include: timers, turn your text into a Star Wars theme, 3D gallery, fake Twitter, random name picker, etc!

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Homework/Assignment
Simulation
Author:
Classtools.net
Date Added:
09/10/2018
Creative Storytelling App: Toontastic by Google
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With Toontastic 3D, you can draw, animate, and narrate swashbuckling adventures, breaking news stories, science reports, and all your other wacky ideas.

Future authors, directors, musicians, inventors, and anyone else who wants to turn their brilliant ideas into 3D cartoons.

Here at Google we want to give storytellers of all ages a megaphone to share their creativity with the world.

FREE!

Works on iOS and android!
No login required!
Works offline!
Easy to export!

Use to make: school reports, buddy films, social lessons, sci fi, fan fiction, documentaries, memes, historical films, Etc.

Design characters, plot your story, animate and narrate, mix your soundtrack and save and export!

You will need to download the app from Google Play or The Apple Store to get started!

Subject:
Education
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Author:
Google
Date Added:
09/28/2018
Digital Formative Assessment Ideas from Wabisabi Blog
Only Sharing Permitted
CC BY-NC-ND
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17 great tools for assessing your student's understanding online!
You could easily provide this list to students and have them select their own formative assessment or have them build one to share with the class using the PeBL philosophy.

Author: by Lee Watanabe-Crockett

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Assessment
Author:
Melissa Lander
Date Added:
09/12/2018
The Good, the Bad & the Ugly Fairy Tale Unit Grade 5/6 (Choice Board)
Conditional Remix & Share Permitted
CC BY-NC-SA
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Please find all the files needed to do this unit attached. Start with the files entitled "the good bad ugly unit" and the choice board file called "tic tac toe" to begin. The rest of the files support the choices on the board!

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Author:
Melissa Lander
Date Added:
09/24/2018
Pear Deck - Powerful Learning Moments  for Every Student, Every Day
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"Pear Deck was founded by educators on a mission to help teachers engage every student, every day. With solutions rooted in active learning and formative assessment, we make it easy for you to connect with learners of every age and ability. When that happens, more students participate and learn, classroom community improves, and you'll know you're making a difference."

Watch the video to see how Pear Deck works!

The Free Version includes the ability to:
Design brilliant lessons with interactive questions, polls, quizzes, formative assessments

Work seamlessly with powerful classroom tools from Google and Microsoft

Ready-to-teach templates designed by educators

Support flexible work with Student Paced mode

Teach vocabulary with Flashcard Factory*

Subject:
Education
English Language Arts
Math
Science
Social Studies
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Assessment
Author:
Pear Deck
Date Added:
12/06/2019
Rethinking Learning Toolkit - Personalized Learning
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"The Rethinking Learning Toolkit includes resources that can help you, your school, district, or organization transform teaching and learning for learners of all ages. You can use this toolkit to:

*help you understand the language around personalized learning and agency.
*understand the different approaches for teaching and learning.
*understand Universal Design for Learning as the foundation to create learner-centered environments.
*design Learner Profiles and Personal Learning Backpacks.
*have the research and resources to support your journey to learner agency.
*use different graphics and content to move from compliance to learner agency.
*help close the skills gap by empowering learners to acquire the skills needed for their future."
*join an online community with loads of features and resources.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Primary Source
Author:
Barbara Bray
Date Added:
11/26/2021
Seven Essentials for Project-Based Learning
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Seven Essentials for Project-Based Learning
John Larmer and John R. Mergendoller

Some "projects" border on busywork. Others involve meaningful inquiry that engages students' minds.

This article outlines the seven essential inclusions to make PBL a success for you and your students.

Subject:
Education
Material Type:
Primary Source
Author:
ACSD
John Larmer
John R
Date Added:
10/09/2018
Strengthening Engagement in French as a Second Language
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We invite you to explore this unique professional resource to increase student and stakeholder engagement in French second-language education!
Be inspired: Viewing engagement in the classroom!
This video series and accompanying guide combine relevant research and authentic examples from classrooms across Canada to illustrate numerous practices that educators have found to be effective in increasing engagement in French second-language education.

Copy and paste this url to access the teacher guide: https://www.inspirefls.ca/videos/Full_Guide-English.pdf

Subject:
French
Material Type:
Primary Source
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Author:
cmec
Date Added:
10/17/2018