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81. What I Learned About Browsers and the Web

Activity Description

20 Things I Learned About Browsers and the Web
Source: 20 Things I Learned About Browsers and the Web foreword. (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 

This is an online book (61 pages) about various aspects of browsers, the Internet, cloud computing, cookies, privacy, security, malware, and phishing. The reading level is about 6th grade. It can be covered in small chunks (20) and integrated into your everyday skills and competencies.

 

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Program Areas

ASE: High School Diploma, ABE: Adult Basic Education, ESL: English as a Second Language, ASE: High School Equivalency Preparation, CTE: Career Technical Education, AwD: Adults with Disabilities

Levels

All Levels, Beginning High, Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced
82. Wikipedia: Fantastic Places in the USA Assignment and Using AI for Student Revision

Activity Description

Devil

 

In this activity, students will use the Internet to select or are assigned to find information about a fantastic place in the USA, such as a national park or monument, take notes, and create a visual aide (a Word document or PowerPoint with images). Students will then copy/paste their assignment into an AI application for revision and edit suggestions. As a class the revisions are weighed, discussed, examined and determined it they are useful or not. Discuss the value of AI.

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Program Areas

ESL: English as a Second Language, ABE: Adult Basic Education, ASE: High School Diploma

Levels

Intermediate High, Advanced, Intermediate, High
83. Word Clouds for Pre-Reading Predictions and Post-Reading Summarization

Activity Description

Free Word Cloud Generator
 
Source: Free Word Cloud Generator by Free Word Cloud Generator (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 
Create a word cloud for a text to be read in class for pre-reading (vocabulary preparation, predictions) and post-reading summarization. Word clouds make repeated words appear larger.

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Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education, ESL: English as a Second Language, ASE: High School Equivalency Preparation, ASE: High School Diploma, AwD: Adults with Disabilities

Levels

All Levels, Beginning High, Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced
84. YouGlish for Authentic English Use

Activity Description

YouGlish - screenshot of siteProtected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])

 

Use YouGlish, a site that generates videos from YouTube that contain a word or phrase that you enter, to find authentic examples of vocabulary and to hear the pronunciation of the words.

 

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Program Areas

ESL: English as a Second Language, ABE: Adult Basic Education, ASE: High School Equivalency Preparation, ASE: High School Diploma, CTE: Career Technical Education

Levels

Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced, Intermediate, High
85. YourDictionary

Activity Description

homepage of YourDictionary.com
Source: YourDictionary.com (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 

Use this online dictionary in class whenever students need to know a definition of a word or learn words with similar meanings to a given vocabulary word. You can also assign students to use the Web site to look up definitions, synonyms, and see sample sentences of given vocabulary words on word lists and hear pronunciations of words.

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Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education, ESL: English as a Second Language, ASE: High School Equivalency Preparation, ASE: High School Diploma, CTE: Career Technical Education, AwD: Adults with Disabilities

Levels

Low, Intermediate, High, All Levels
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OTAN activities are funded by contract CN220124 from the Adult Education Office, in the Career & College Transition Division, California Department of Education, with funds provided through Federal P.L., 105-220, Section 223. However, OTAN content does not necessarily reflect the position of that department or the U.S. Department of Education.