Submitted by kimberly.wade on Sat, 03/25/2017 - 11:58am.
In this unit "Career Prep", students will begin exploring their personality, skills, and interest to explore career choices that best fits their profile. Students will do further research on career choices and educational requirements. Students will also develop documents that will help promote and spotlight their skills and abilities.
This unit is an introduction to plagiarism for elementary students. Also included are some note taking strategies, as those help students avoid plagiarizing. It covers two 60 minute lessons. This unit is best used preceding a research project.
Flipgrid is a web based tool which works on Chromebook, computers, Android and iOS devices to allow students to view a question or topics (which can be a video you add or record) and then record a response, and view/reply to their classmates. Grids can be open or locked and embedded into any LMS or website. Topics spark ideas and fuel the conversation. Site gives teachers one free grid. This grid can be edited and used again and again. The paid version provides multiple grids and other useful options. From the University of Minnesota.
Gooru is a lesson-unit-course building tool. Teachers can curate content from the internet, remix featured courses and assign content to students. Gooru has a robust data dashboard that allows teachers to monitor student progress to inform personalized learning strategies.