Elective Subjects

The goal for this unit (a lesson plan for a stop-motion animation video in particular) is to provide introductory knowledge and skills for students, using a blended unit approach.

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Seesaw is a digital portfolio for students and a place to share content for teachers. It is an app/site that allows teachers to easily distribute and collect content and provides parents access to their own student’s work.

Write About provides a site where students can further explore the craft of writing and do some of their own writing as well.

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Gist Notes allows you to highlight within a web browser or a PDF. Then, you can organize the notes/highlights into collections/courses/projects.

Google Slides is a free presentation application that allows you to collaborate and create with others simultaneously. 

Doctopus is a Google Sheets add-on that can be used to collect and organize documents (most likely from student work being submitted). It works closely with Google Classroom and can pull work in directly from classroom and display in a Google Sheet. Goobric is a Chrome extension that allows you to embed a rubric you design in Google Sheets to any document, thereby making grading that much easier.

Office Mix is a free add-in for Powerpoint that allows you take a powerpoint and make it an interactive experience through polling, questions, embedded web pages, videos and more. 

Sway is an innovative way to share content. With it, you can create an interactive presentation and unique way to showcase information.

Quizlet can allow you to create a set of digital flashcards. These can be great for vocabulary practice. You can use the same sets to play games, do quizzes, and even put students into teams to play games.

Digital “Bulletin Board” for student and/or teacher collaboration.