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Technology Integration Unit Yunis

  1. 1. Technology Integration Unit Launch Page<br /> <br />Type only in the gray areas<br /><ul><li>Teacher Name:Amy YunisProject Title:DeliciousProject Subject(s):Modern World History Grade 10Grade Level(s):10th Goals & Objectives:Students will be able to:Recognize and identify valid website tag valid website for each project unitutilize and critique other students tagged websitescorrectly cite the web sources</li></ul> <br />Essential Question:How do you identify and post valid and appropriate websites for Modern World History?Scaffolding Questions: How do you know if someone is telling you the truth?How do you know if s person knows what they are talking about?How do you determine if a website is valid?How do you determine if a website is “good”? What’s your criteria? Approximate Length of Unit (days, weeks)This project will be ongoing throughout the year Unit Summary and Sequence of Events, Timelines – give details:Summary: Students will learn how to differentiate between websites that are appropriate for academic research and those that are appropriate for other types of activities. Students will work in pairs to help each other negotiate the web to find valid material for various Modern World History units.Day 1: Introduce project through a series of questions starting with some of the scaffolding questions. Try to get students to utilize skills they already have to figure out what websites are good for research. Give examples of websites and as a class, determine criteria for valid and appropriate websites. Day 2-4: Create warm-up activity with various websites and have students write down what they think the websites would be appropriate for.Day 5: Hand out project guidelines for how to determine if websites are valid, break students up by units, 2 students will present 2 valid websites on their assigned unit and outline the important information or usage of the website. Students will be assigned at least 2 units by the end of the class. Presentations will be scheduled throughout the year.Software and Hardware needed: Computers, infocus machine <br /> <br />Accommodations for Differentiated InstructionLearning Challenged Student:Students will be paired according to ability. Extra help and individual attention will be given to those students who are struggling. I will ask for volunteers for the first units so that the assignment can be modeled first. Gifted Student:Students can present extra sites or create “fun” category in delicious for extra creditELD Student:Students will be partnered with students with academic English proficiency. Sites can also be converted to other languages<br /> <br /> <br /><ul><li>IDENTIFY STANDARDS – Select  two or three standards from each category and copy/paste them into this documentSpecific Teacher Performance Expectations (TPEs): TPE2: Monitoring Student Learning During InstructionStudents will be utilizing the websites as they are being presented, so monitoring will be ongoing TPE4: Making Content AccessibleTeach students strategies to read and comprehend a variety of texts and a variety of information sources, in the subjects taughtEncourage student creativity and imaginationTPE5: Student EngagementClearly communicate instructional objectives to studentsTPE9: Instructional PlanningPlan instruction that is comprehensive in relation to the subject matter to be taught and in accordance with the state-adopted academic content standards for students Specific CA Technology Standard 16:The specific content will depend on the unit assigned Specific ISTE Tech Standards for Students: Creativity and InnovationStudents demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledgeCommunication and CollaborationStudents use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others.Research and Information Fluency locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media.Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making Specific ISTE Tech Student Profile: Select digital tools or resources to use for a real-world task and justify the selection basedon their efficiency and effectiveness. Model legal and ethical behaviors when using information and technology by properly selecting, acquiring, and citing resources. Specific ISTE Tech Standards for Teachers: 1. Design and Develop Digital-Age Learning Experiences and Assessmentsdesign or adapt relevant learning experiences that incorporate digital tools and resources to promote student learning and creativity2. Model Digital-Age Work and Learningdemonstrate fluency in technology systems and the transfer of current knowledge to new technologies and situations</li></ul> <br />REFERENCES – List websites, books, magazines, and other resources used to collect content information for this unit    <br />