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111. Untold History: Hidden Figures - Lesser-Known Heroes

Activity Description

Untold History
Source: Untold History (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 
In this lesson, students discuss heroes and their traits, learn about a hidden figure in U.S. history and athletics by watching a video and answering questions, and then make a presentation about an unknown or less known or everyday hero.

Has EEE Lesson Plan

Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education, ESL: English as a Second Language

Levels

Intermediate, High, Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced
112. Using AI Chatbots to Create Healthy Meal Recommendations

Activity Description

Vegetable and Meat on a Bowl
Source: Unsplash by Anh Nguyen (License: CC0/Public Domain)
 
By the end of this lesson, adult English language learners will be able to effectively utilize a large language model (LLM) like ChatGPT to generate recommendations for healthy meals given three ingredients. They will work in small groups to choose the best meal option and justify their choice.

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Program Areas

ESL: English as a Second Language, ABE: Adult Basic Education

Levels

Beginning Low, Beginning High, Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Intermediate, High
113. Using AI in Research Skills Through Collaborative Learning-Working the Web for Education - Tom March

Activity Description

 
Working the Web for Education Tom March
Source: Working the Web for Education Tom March (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])

In this activity, Students will read and discuss a current issue: Rise of the machines: Philippine outsourcing industry braces for AI. The emphasis is on critical thinking. Students will read, consider and discuss the future of Technology and its impact on jobs.

The Tom March Web site contains videos, political cartoons, and pictures that encourage students to think critically. 

 

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Program Areas

ASE: High School Diploma, ABE: Adult Basic Education, ASE: High School Equivalency Preparation

Levels

All Levels, Intermediate, High
114. Using AI to Assist in Teaching Reading Skills-Leveling Text

Activity Description

Magic School                                                        
Source: magicschool.ai (License: CC0/Public Domain)    
 
 

Use an AI enhanced program such as magicschool.ai or web.diffit.me to level text to match the reading levels of your students

Diffit for Teachers
Source: Diffit for Teachers (License: CC0/Public Domain)
 Use the same AI enhanced software to select other tools to assist in teaching students reading comprehension skills.

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Program Areas

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

Levels

All Levels, All Levels
115. Using AI to Create Career Related Math Problems: Percentages

Activity Description

Teaching Math requires teachers to know multiple ways to explain a topic, scaffolding to assist students in step-by-step problem solving, and focus student interest by applying mathematics to their personal interest. Artificial Intelligence can help with all three of these areas. 

Students Working on Computers
Source: Best Practices for Using Websites with Students (License: CC0/Public Domain)
 
 Two current AI applications are ChatGPT and Canva.  AI's ability to apply math concepts to real-world scenarios makes it an excellent source to use with your classes. Students can enter prompts that address their job preference and apply math to their field of interest. But that is just one way to use AI. If students struggle understanding a concept, AI can address the math concept in a different way differentiating by student need. Canva gives you the opportunity to use Math templates in creating your lessons.

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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

All Levels, 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.