Alabama course of study for technology standard:#15 Utilize information from a locally approved Internet web site. Students will utilize Internet information in a research project and create a PowerPoint. Equipment includes internet access and Microsoft Office with PowerPoint. Primary grades will need a curriculum page, or this Power Point, to provide quick access to specific websites.
Alabama course of study for technology #15: Utilize information from a locally approved Internet web site. Utilize information from a locally approved Internet web site. Utilize information from a locally approved Internet web site. (this link goes directly to ALEX, the Alabama Learning Exchange) Explore the links on ALEX to find web links and lesson plans for your grade level and curriculum content.
Together using whole class instruction research a topic. Students can take notes on the facts they learn. They can use the facts to create a project such as a Power Point and Word document. Students will create a book jacket for illustrating information. The following topics are familiar and easy for students to explore. Students should record 3 or more facts and present them in a Power Point. They can also create a book jacket on their research. Animals Weather Space Time Exploring Kids.gov More student resourcesstudent resources Once students are familiar with research engines they can independently research and develop their own projects.
Below are favorite, developmentally appropriate search engines. Yahooligans.com Enchanted learning Discovery Kids National Geographic for Kids Bill Nye the Science Guy White House Kids 50 states Global School House
Teachers have the following resources to help find the best Internet tools to use in the classroom. ALEX Marco Polo Alabama Virtual Library APTmainstreaming PBSteacher Discovery School Cool Lessons ForLessonplans.com Internet Integration Always try a Google SearchGoogle Search
Rubric for student project Rubric for Book Jacket Illustration Rubistar Rubric for Research Media Project Rubistar Teacher resource for utilizing technology projects: 4teachers.com4teachers.com