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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Rule of Thirds

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This lesson, activity, and provided template will guide students to interact with the Rule of Thirds in existing images and encourge them to consider this design concept when capturing images.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Jeffrey

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Short and Long Vowels

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The students will watch a video I created on Flip grid reviewing short and long vowel sounds and gestures from class. The students will practice the sounds along with me in the video. Then the students will make a video of themselves reading the list of short and long vowel words provided on the Flip Grid.

Material Type: Assessment

Author: Melinda

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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

BREAKOUT ROOM- SCHOOL CARNIVAL

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Breakout (Escape) Room game for helping students use 4C 21st Century Skills (Critical Thinking, Creativity, Collaboration and Communication) as well as fluently subtracting with nubers 0-20. Students will use a clue to help them figure out the letter combination to unlock the LOCK. 

Material Type: Game, Interactive, Student Guide

Author: Sarah

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Photographic Mandala

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In this lesson students will learn how to use some basic selection tools, layer panel and tools, transformation tools, some basic shortcuts to create a mandala from a single photograph  as they  learn to use Adobe Photoshop

Material Type: Activity/Lab, Lesson

Author: Dustyn Allen