Thursday, July 14, 2011

iPad Lesson Plans: Mathematics and Social Studies

Michele O'Dell of the Douglas Country School District has constructed two interesting iPad lesson plans as part of her ETIL study group. This is an excellent example of a classroom teacherbeing given access to both the technology and the appropriate in-servicing so they can focus on the pedagogy. Michele has put together a couple of comprehensive lesson plans that could easily be used as a template for other teachers. 

ETIL is the state of Colorado's acronym for Educational Technology Information Literacy.  ETIL expectations are a part the requirements set forth by No Child Left Behind and C.I.T.E. (Continuous Improvement of Teacher Effectiveness). Michele has made good use of her time at the ETIL Academy.

ETIL Lesson 
Michele O’Dell 
Storyrobe with iPad

Your Name:     Michele O’Dell
Grade Level / Subject Area: Mathematics

1. Which essential question, content area GLE / Standard, or ISTE NETS for Students or NETS for Teachers was the objective of this lesson?  

ISTE NETS for Students
1. Creativity and Innovation
Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes
using technology. Students:
a. apply existing knowledge to generate new ideas, products, or processes.
b. create original works as a means of personal or group expression.
c. use models and simulations to explore complex systems and issues.
d. identify trends and forecast possibilities.

2. What resources (technology / information) did you use to help achieve this objective? 

Doc Camera
Storyrobe iPad App
Whiteboard App
Everyday Math Curriculum - Unit 6 Geometry
Coolmath’s Online Dictionary
morgueFile Photos

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  1. Mathematics & social studies are both very important studies. New techniques as ipad and more are helpful to educate more in the students easily the math and social sciences.

  2. Thanks for sharing! I love how this app allows you to create your own story so that you can customize it for your students and the lesson they are learning. You can also use is across the spectrum of content areas. It also fosters students' own creativity by making a story of their own.

  3. Good information you are providing. Keep going on...



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