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201. Resources for Student Activities with an Interactive Whiteboard

Activity Description

This is a collection of resources for a teacher with an interactive whiteboard who is looking for ways to use it in the classroom. The site has links to "how to" videos for both SmartBoard and Promethean Activboard, along with links to many types of sites to project on the board, and other activities.

Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education

Levels

Low, Intermediate, High, All Levels
202. Samarins: Buying a Used Car

Activity Description

For this activity, students will choose between one of two assignments: read and write about buying a used car and figure out what their budget can afford or read through an illustrated checklist of how to inspect a used car and write a summary of what they learn.

The website covers the ins and outs of buying a used car, car maintenance and more. It is an intermediate reading level.

Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education

Levels

Intermediate, High
203. Snappy Words: Definition Paragraph

Activity Description

Uses Flash For this activity, students will use the Snappy Words Web site to help them define a term in the form of a paragraph.

Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education

Levels

Low, Intermediate, High, All Levels
204. Socrative (Mobile App)

Activity Description

Use the Socrative teacher’s app or Web site to create formative assessments, which students take on the Socrative Student app, installed on mobile devices. Teachers can create quizzes or pose questions in class and get immediate feedback. The answers students provide to most questions through Socrative are anonymous. The one exception is the quiz. There students are asked to enter their names, which only the instructor can see. The instructor can ask spontaneous questions with the Single Question Activities or can create student self-paced quizzes or teacher-paced quizzes ahead of time. Instructors can cover a certain amount of content in a lecture and then pose a True/False, multiple choice, or short answer / open-ended question. The instructor can project the class responses immediately and follow up with a discussion, or go back and repeat or review content that may be revealed as unclear to students.

Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education

Levels

Low, Intermediate, High, All Levels
205. SoftSchools: Interactive Periodic Table

Activity Description

In this activity, students use an interactive Periodic Table to explore periods and groups of elements.

This site has many resources. You can use it for many different classes. There are resources for math, science, social studies, English, and Spanish. There are many activities that students can access online, and use alone or in groups. You really need to "mine" this site to see all the useful activities.

They also have free printable worksheets, quizzes, games, and online practice on math, grammar, phonics, handwriting, , language arts, social studies, and geography for preschool to middle school.

Program Areas

ABE: Adult Basic Education
Total Resources: 224
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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.