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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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

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Weather and Seasons

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This is a lesson plan for young preschoolers designed to help assess their knowledge of the four different seasons and the weather that goes with them.  Students will learn about the four seasons and the effect they have on the weather and world around them.  They will be able to show their knowledge through art. Standard: 3–4 yr.1.1Obtain and communicate information about local, observable weather conditions while exploring and describing patterns found in different seasons. Emphasize the observation and recognition of data. Examples of data may include sunny, cloudy, windy, rainy, snowy, cold, or warm.Standard 3–4 yr.1.2Obtain and communicate information about human behavior patterns in different weather conditions. Emphasize the observation and recognition of data. Examples of data may include clothing, food, safety, and other preparations for expected weather. Thumbnail photo from: Clipartpanda.com

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Trisha

Features of Rational Functions

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This video is a lesson I did with my Secondary 3 Honors class that is a pre-lesson to graphing rational functions. In this video, we identify the horizontal and vertical asymptotes, holes, domain and range, and the x and y intercepts of rational functions. Link to Notes: https://docs.google.com/document/d/15piFqeyzd1eedxOSn8Re-MORko0qEwOa6X777KmG4to/view?usp=sharing Link to Graphs: https://jamboard.google.com/d/1lp-bLCRCYtcJWaNrF3Zgr3L6V8gvyTZHL9NcLRp3JRM/view?usp=sharing Link to Homework: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1dvVaqL5FOmUu0MUSP5xbF4QARO0xiP-D/view?usp=sharing

Material Type: Lesson

Author: Tyrnee Bevell

Winter Reading Log Bingo

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Use this reading log to make winter reading more fun! Your students can create a Bingo by reading different types of books on the Bingo board. This activity is perfect to increase student engagement in reading during some of the most challenging months of the school year.

Material Type: Homework/Assignment

Author: See All Resources

Halloween Long Division Backwards Bingo

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This is a fun long division bingo game that can be done independently, as homework, in math centers, and as a class! This game contains and three and four digit by one digit division but does not include remainders. It also includes three different sizes of printable graph paper to help students align their long division problems correctly.

Material Type: Game, Homework/Assignment

Author: See All Resources

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Google Earth- Law of Cosines and Heron's Formula

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The purpose of this lesson is to show students how to break up land division and survey their own property.  Students will gain a knowledge of how surveyor's come about dictating property lines.  The lesson gives a greater understanding of Law of Cosines and Heron's Formula. Image Reference:Lars H. Rohwedder, Sarregouset - Own work from source files Image:OgaPeninsulaAkiJpLandsat.jpg (GFDL) and Image:Orthographic Projection Japan.jpg (GFDL and CC-By-SA).

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Sharon Pinkerton

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How to Choose a "I PICK" Book

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Guiding students to choose an appropriate library book. The “I PICK” book method.Allowing students to choose their own books in the school library setting is a very important library best practice.  The I PICK the right book method represents a list of steps the students can practice to learn and relearn this skill. This lesson can be used as a first of the year library lesson and retaught throughout the year as a reinforcement for this library skill.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Shawna

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How To See & Draw Basic Shapes Within Objects Lesson

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High School Level Drawing Lesson was developed with the purpose of helping students learn to see basic shapes inside complex forms so that they can create a more accurate drawing or final work of art.  This lesson is a HyperDoc lesson designed to allow students to work at different speeds and navigate learning in a way that works best for their learning. They will be expected to reflect on their learning and apply what they learned to by creating a final work of art using this specific drawing technique.It is a great way to include Technology into your classroom without all the hard work! 

Material Type: Assessment, Homework/Assignment, Lesson

Author: Angelica Barney

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Possessive Nouns

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This lesson introduces and practices both singular and plural possessive nouns.  Students are introduced to the skill through a YouTube video.  Students will then practice writing possessive nouns on whiteboards followed by a worksheet.  There is a Nearpod activity linked for extra practice.  To assess, students will write a paragraph using a minimum of seven possessives correctly, both singular and plural.  Having the students type the assessment paragraph in Google Classroom is very helpful. A rubic is also attached.  The Nearpod is not my own.  It is from the Nearpod team.  Thumbnail credit: Twitter @ApostropheESS.

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: ILA

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Framing and & Leading Lines in Photography

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This lesson is created and intended for a Photography 1 classroom at the 10-12 grade level. This lesson teaches students about composition techniques to help improve their photographic compositions. Before teaching this lesson, you may want to review other easier composition techniques with your students (ie. Rule of Thirds, Angle of View, and Filling the Frame). This lesson is interactive, using Nearpod Presentations to teach the main concept. This lesson can be used in an entirely virtual classroom, or an in- person clasroom! It is flexible & fun for all types of learning! 

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Assessment, Homework/Assignment

Author: Robyn

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Features of Rational Functions

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This lesson includes a video lesson I did with my Secondary 3 Honors class that is a pre-lesson to graphing rational functions. In this video, we identify the horizontal and vertical asymptotes, holes, domain and range, and the x and y intercepts of rational functions.  There is guided notes, a homework assignment, and a bell quiz also attached.

Material Type: Lesson

Author: Tyrani Bevell