Lesson Plan

Tools for the classroom

Teaching Teachers to Use Technology
Amanda P.
Classroom teacher
Boerne - Samuel V Champion High School
Boerne, TX
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My Grades 9
My Subjects Science

Students will be able to...

Become familar with new applications

Grades 6 - 12
All Notes
Teacher Notes
Student Notes

1 Hook-Engage

Using Plickers, get a quick sense of teacher's feelings on tech in the classroom.

Student Instructions

Students use Plickers to take a quick survey/quiz.

2 Direct Instruction

Activity: Presenting

Using the Top Picks page on CommonSenseMedia.org, present or will show how to navigate the site.

Student Instructions

Students will replicate the steps for navigating the site.

3 Guided Practice

Activity: Exploring

Teacher will guide students through the process of getting an app and selecting parameters to find the app they want. 

Student Instructions

Students will locate apps that will work for them.

4 Independent Practice

Activity: Creating

Teacher will serve as guide to assist others as they create.

Student Instructions

Students will create a lesson based on one of the apps of their choosing.