Topic: Introduction to Robotics Grade Level: Middle School CMS: Schoology Instructional Paradigm: Hybrid Created by: Maer Ben-Yisrael Year: 2012
Description: In this innovative course module, students learn about sonar, echolocation, applications of ultrasonic technologies in science and then they explore and apply their understanding with NXT robotics.
Grade Level: 10th Grade CMS: Wikispaces Instructional Paradigm: Hybrid Created by: Albert Hilarides Year: 2012
Description: In this course module, students learn about the three branches of American government. Assignments include the creation of a Popplet, worksheets, writing papers and writing discussion posts.
Grade Level: Middle School CMS: Weebly Instructional Paradigm: Hybrid Created by: Aubrey McClain Year: 2012
Description: This course is designed for 8th grade students to explore, learn and write within the Science Fiction genre. This course is a hybrid design that will allow a teacher to use a flipped-model classroom where, when students are in class, they will be engaging in more meaningful conversation about the previous night’s lesson. .
Topic: Dance Grade Level: High School CMS: Wikispaces Instructional Paradigm: Hybrid Created by: June Wygant Year: 2012
Description: (From the course introduction)
Welcome to our Flipped Classroom Unit in Choreography. Throughout this unit of study, you will be exploring the Art of Choreography through lives of the great choreographers in the evolution of Dance. You will also be investigating a form of dance of your choice along with a specific choreographer that you would like to learn more about.
Topic: Teacher Professional Development and Cross-Curricular Technology Integration
Grade Level: Professional CMS: Haiku Instructional Paradigm: Fully Onlne (self-paced) Created by: Brent D. Zeise Year: 2012
Description: This course module was created to be a development shell for an authentic tech integration academy that the author plans to launch in his new school. As the Head of Information Technology at the Thai-Chinese International School in Bangkok, Thailand Brent is looking for ways to support his teacher colleagues with the development of new tech skills in asynchronous ways and that all meet the administration’s expectations for modules that can be “evaluated” as evidence of professional development.
Description: This module has been designed as a self-paced learning experience for 8th grade students. It integrates Voki, and screencasts to support student learning. It also asks students to use Weebly to create a website of their own.
Topic: Computer Programming Grade Level: 8th Grade, Middle School CMS: Moodle Instructional Paradigm: Hybrid (though the course meets face-to-face only 8 times during the trimester) Created by: Steve Wagenseller Year: 2012
Description: An introductory programming course for eighth-grade students. Steve Wagenseller integrates several unique third-party resources to supplement his students’ learning. This course is superbly well designed to support children developmentally — there are plenty of conceptual scaffolds, but Steve also has keen sense of when children need to work independently to “figure it out”. Key design features include: collaborative assignments; hyperlinks to a glossary of terms; a FAQs wiki to which students can contribute; a survey; an interactive flashcard activity.