Laptops

Do you have 10 class periods where you can mentor and model (turn-key-train) a teacher in the use of laptops in their classroom? Try this 10 session sequence. Troubleshooting Tips.

See example storyboards here.

HS English Research Paper Project
Health Class Powerpoint Presentation on the Reproductive System
A Webquest on the Holocaust
Publishing Menus for Home Ec Class
Math - Exploring Inequalities
Session 1

Meeting and Planning

Students choose and hand-in research topic, and review expectations and deadlines.

Meeting and Planning
Meeting and Planning
Meeting and Planning
ExploreMath
Session 2
  • Proper care of Laptops
  • Proper care of Laptops
  • Efficiently Searching the Internet

  • Storyboarding & Deadlines (right-click to download)

  • Proper care of Laptops
  • Reviewing expectations, deadlines, and storyboarding (right-click to download)
  • Proper care of Laptops
  • Efficiently Searching the Internet
  • Proper care of Laptops -
  • Session 3

    Students search Internet and create bookmarks export list, then choose one Internet site that they will critically evaluate according to Schrockguide

    Students choose topics and complete storyboarding
    See Webquest Essential Group Questions on-line. Students plan group responsibilities.
    Searching the Internet for Celebration Recipes
    Students spend the next 8 sessions in guided teacher exploration on the interactive math inequalities at exploremath.com
    Session 4

    Students introduced to templates including
    3X5 research notes,
    school reports,
    taking notes and outlining, writing rubrics. See teacher resources here.

    Students work in Powerpoint and gather research from the Internet and printed materials.

    Comparison/Contrast of Authentic Holocaust Websites:

    1) http://www.wcotc.com/jews/
    vs.
    2) http://www.ushmm.org

    and complete Schrockguide Students research and answer Holocaust webquest questions.

    Finding collections of recipes, Introduction to MSPublisher
    Same as session 3
    Session 5

    Proper citatioin of web sites:
    Noodletools-Quickcite
    Nuevaschool Research Guide

    Students work in Powerpoint and gather research from the Internet and printed materials.
    Students research and answer Holocaust Webquest questions.
    Model menu presented: Deadlines and planning complete (right-click to download)
    Same as session 3
    Session 6
    Completed bibliography deadline. Includes 5 sources:
    -3 Internet sites
    - 2 text sites
    Students work in Powerpoint and gather research from the Internet and printed materials.
    Students create Powerpoint slideshow based on Internet research to answer webquest questions.
    Find recipes online. Recipes must be chosen, printed, and handed in
    Same as session 3
    Session 7
    Working on writing and thesis statement. "A British Literature Webliography" provided by Mrs. Byrnes
    Students work in Powerpoint and gather research from the Internet and prnted materials.
    Students create Powerpoint slideshow based on Internet research to answer webquest questions.

    All recipes should be chosen for ingredients to be purchased. Sites to check:
    Albertsons &
    Peapod.com

    Same as session 3
    Session 8
    Thesis statement handed in
    Students work in Powerpoint and gather research from the Internet and printed materials.
    Students create Powerpoint slideshow based on Internet research to answer webquest questions.
    Publishing with Publisher. Students work to complete menu.
    Same as session 3
    Session 9
    Thesis statement approved - Notes: goal of 25 note cards
    "Dress Rehearsal" presentation
    "Dress Rehearsal" presentation
    Publishing with Publisher. Students work to complete menu.
    Same as session 3
    Session 10
    Researching and creating paper
    Students present for each other.
    Students present for each other.

    Students present their menus to the class.

    Same as session 3

    Handed in:
    First page of paper with thesis, notes, first draft, working bibliography
    (class writing work continues approx. 4 more periods to complete papers)

    Final created menus and recipes used to cook their meals.
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