I have created amazing lessons for the past 20 years. During that time, we went from an environment with a few computers to a setting where every student has one. Now I am in the process of updating my lessons to have a technology component. Google Apps provides a great platform for this. Create a shared drive, kids can take pictures of their lab work, edit images and make dynamic presentations on their learning. If these ideas interest you, check out my Essential Computer Skills for Science Class bundle below.
If you are looking for ways to incorporate technology into your existing lessons, this bundle is for you. Students will learn the basics of using digital images, manipulating graphics and making connections to create unique products that demonstrate their learning. When students create in this activity, they reach higher levels of learning. I use these lessons at the start of the school year, this allows me to apply these techniques to any activity during the school year. Growing some seeds in class? Create a digital image. Learning photosynthesis? Have students take a picture of the plant, then annotate the image and mash it up to show what they have learned.
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