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All AVID Open Access Classroom Resources

#136 – Computer Science Education Week and the Importance of Computational Thinking, with Kiki Prottsman New!

Kiki Prottsman unpacks computational thinking and practical ways that teachers can recognize Computer Science Education Week with their students.

Unpacking Education 38 min Grades K-12 Resource by:

#135 – Computer Science Education Week and Computational Thinking New!

Review the four elements of computational thinking and how you can use these during Computer Science Education Week.

Tech Talk For Teachers 8 min Resource by:

#134 – The Power of Being Grateful with Cherie Spencer New!

Cherie Spencer, a Social and Emotional Learning Coordinator from Galveston, Texas, helps us celebrate the Thanksgiving season by breaking down the benefits of being grateful.

Unpacking Education 29 min Grades K-12 Resource by:

#133 – Taking Notes While Watching Videos New!

Discover three online note-taking tools as well as three integration ideas for using these with video in your classroom.

Tech Talk For Teachers 7 min Resource by:

Ed Tip: Help Students Identify Bias New!

Use the four parts of the BIAS acronym to guide your students in identifying bias.

Ed Tips 2 min Grades K-12 Resource by:

#132 – The Power of Empowering Students, Part II, with Dr. John Spencer

Dr. John Spencer helps us unpack the benefits of empowering students and introduces us to the LAUNCH process as a classroom strategy.

Unpacking Education 29 min Grades K-12 Resource by:

#131 – Marking Up Digital Text

Review five strategies for marking up digital text as well as five digital annotation tools.

Tech Talk For Teachers 10 min Resource by:

#130 – The Power of Empowering Students, Part I, with Dr. John Spencer

Dr. John Spencer shares strategies for empowering students while also identifying the benefits to our classroom and our students.

Unpacking Education 34 min Grades K-12 Resource by:

#129 – Digital Mind Mapping

Explore five digital mind mapping tools as well as seven strategies for using these in your classroom.

Tech Talk For Teachers 8 min Resource by:

What’s New? (Grades 3–6)

In this critical reading lesson, students will synthesize the interactive text “What’s New?,” written by Lynn Brunelle, through a Double-Entry Journal to create Found Poetry.

Lesson 60-120 min Grades 3-6 Resource by:

What’s New? (Grades 1–2)

In this critical reading lesson, students will apply the interactive text “What’s New?,” written by Lynn Brunelle, through 10-2-2 Note-Taking to engage in a Carousel Brainstorm.

Lesson 60-90 min Grades 1-2 Resource by:

Engineer a Stringed Instrument

Use this lesson to introduce students to the engineering design process by guiding them through the steps of creating a musical instrument.

Lesson 90 min Grades 3-5 Resource by:

Engineer a Space Capsule

Use this lesson to introduce students to the engineering design process by guiding them through the steps of engineering a space capsule.

Lesson 90 min Grades 3-5 Resource by:

#128 – Unpacking Blended Learning, Part II, with Dr. Catlin Tucker

Hear Dr. Catlin Tucker explain how to leverage blended learning to reduce workload, rethink assessment, improve equity and relationships, and relieve multiple classroom pain points.

Unpacking Education 34 min Grades K-12 Resource by:

#127 – 7 Tips for Effective Digital Note-Taking

Review seven ways that students can take advantage of the unique capabilities of digital tools when taking and processing notes.

Tech Talk For Teachers 9 min Resource by: