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116. WebMD: Source of Medical/Health information

Activity Description

WebMD Website
Source: WebMD (License: CC0/Public Domain)
 

WebMD has a vast database useful in presenting/accessing accurate information on health issues. It is important to get students used to finding the site, navigating the site, and using the information. This can be done through assigning students/groups to investigate health issues. Assign students with lower reading levels to work in mixed groups so they can participate. By working together collaboration and presentation skills can be practiced.

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Program Areas

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

Levels

Intermediate, High, Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced
117. WebMD: Understanding Back Pain

Activity Description

Back Pain
Source: Flickr by Pain Pix (License: Creative Commons 4.0)
 

WebMD has an extensive library of information on diseases and diagnoses. It is written at a 6th to 10th grade level. An individual or group project to research a particular disease can lead to learning new medical vocabulary that will be helpful when talking to the doctor.

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Program Areas

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

Levels

Intermediate High, Advanced
118. 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
119. 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
120. 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
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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.