eMedia: Explore, Create, Collaborate

The group is a collaboration space for educators enrolled in the "eMedia: Explore, Create, Collaborate" professional learning course from the Utah Education Network. All educators interested in learning more about eMedia and OER are welcome to join.
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eMedia January 2021 Update

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UEN and partners created hundreds of resources with CARES Act funding, so fortunately we have created an eMedia hub where all Reimagine Teaching resources have been collected. Katie Blunt instructs you how to access the hub, how to add resources to your personal collection, and more.

Material Type: Media Object

Fall 2020 OER Training

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This engaging two-week course will provide participants with an opportunity to explore, create, and collaborate with our dynamic OER community, who is dedicated to improving teaching and learning throughout Utah. Educators will engage with emedia tools to effectively identify and evaluate resources - utilizing rubrics and quality criteria, and align them to standards, as well as explore curation strategies to collaboratively organize resources relevant to desired use and discover ways to create, remix, and share resources.Training days and times: November 10, 12, 17, 19 1:00-2:00 pm Mountain Time

Material Type: Teaching/Learning Strategy

Authors: Megan Simmons, Joanna Schimizzi

Lesson Plan Template

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This is a lesson plan template created by the Utah Education Network. It is meant to guide educators through creating lesson plans that contain all the necessary components for teacher and student success. Remix this template each time you create a lesson to share in eMedia. When you edit each section of the lesson plan template, delete the template description and add your own content. Add files and links to each section as needed. Remember to replace the preview image with an openly licensed image or screen capture that represents your lesson. After completing each lesson plan section included in this template, you will click "next" at the top of your screen. This is when you will replace this overview with your own brief description of your lesson. You will also be asked to finalize your lesson details (metadata), including connecting it to state curriculum standards. Please do not skip these details. These choices are what align your lesson to state standards and help others search for resources in eMedia. Thank you for contributing to eMedia!

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Katie Blunt

Remix

Concert Commercial

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This lesson plan is a way for students to create a movie/commerical highligthing the music they are learning in class and encouraging their friends to join them. Image: Musical Instruments Cliparts #2512969 http://clipart-library.com/clipart/681202.htm

Material Type: Assessment, Lesson Plan

Author: April

Remix

Renewable Energy Resources

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This is a lesson plan template created by the Utah Education Network. It is meant to guide educators through creating lesson plans that contain all the necessary components for teacher and student success. Remix this template each time you create a lesson to share in eMedia.When you edit each section of the lesson template, delete the template description and add your own content. Add files and links to each section as needed. After completing each lesson plan section included in this template, you will click "next" at the top of your screen. This is when you will be asked to finalize your lesson details, including connecting it to state curriculum standards. Please do not skip any of these sections. These choices are what align your lesson to state standards and help others search for what they are looking for in eMedia.Thank you for contributing to eMedia!

Material Type: Assessment

Author: Jared Fawson

Sentence Structure and Complexity

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  Sentence Structure and Complexity:Students will learn about the common forms of sentence structures, including simple, complex, and compound sentences.  Several tips and tricks, such as choosing the appropriate transition and using commas to expand sentences, are included in this lesson, as well as opportunities to practice writing complex sentences.Student grouping: This Nearpod activity can be student-led, teacher-led or both. My preference is to present as teacher-led and then assign as student-led.This Item was created by Nearpod.

Material Type: Lesson

Author: Amy Baldwin

Remix

Sequence a Story

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This is a lesson plan designed to help students sequence a story.  Many of the strategies within the lesson plan will support your multi-lingual students. This lesson was used with 3rd grade, but could easily be adapted to suit other grade levels. 

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Emily Pace

Remix

History of the American West 1830-1930

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Welcome to a fascinating course on cowboys and Conestogas, migration and miners, expansion and ethnicity. This course will teach students how to critically analyze and evaluate competing perspectives on western American history, with an emphasis on the century spanning from 1830, at the time of the Indian Removal Act, to 1930 and the beginnings of the Great Depression. Students will use primary sources, class readings, discussions, and assignments to explore the cultural and historical underpinnings of the American West.  The final project for this course will be a research project where they will showcase their ability to analyze and prioritize information and reflect on a historical event.  The course is aligned with the state of Utah's Core Standards for Social Studies, U.S. 1 Strand 6: Expansion Standards 6.1 and 6.2

Material Type: Lesson

Author: Bethany

Remix

Organelle Bio Poem Lesson Plan

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This is a fun and creative way for students to demonstrate their understanding of eukaryotic cell organelles. Students will create a bio poem about an organelle as if the organelle were a person. Their final product will be a poster or video of their poem that can be shared with the class. This lesson includes a bio poem organizer for students, as well as various links to interactive organelle structure and function websites.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Mandy