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1. 21Things4Students: Identifying 'Fake News'

Activity Description

The 21st century requires our students to learn how to use technology effectively. That also includes Digital Citizenship. The website 21Thngs4Students addresses 21 areas of Digital Citizenship. In this lesson, students will learn ways to determine if websites or news stories contain real or fake news.

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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

Levels

Intermediate, High, Intermediate Low, Intermediate High, Advanced
2. 21Things4Students-Digital Literacy and Citizenship

Activity Description

 

21 Rhinfa 4 Students
Source: 21 Things 4 Students homepage (License: Protected by Copyright (c) [i.e. screenshot])
 

In this activity, you will teach your students the basics of computer literacy including navigation, image capture, shortcuts, browsers, safe and secure online, email, and email etiquette. 21Things 4 Students use videos, key vocabulary, tutorials, checklists, quizzes, certificates and even badging to motivate the students. 

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Program Areas

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

Levels

Intermediate, Intermediate High, Advanced
3. A Civil Rights Leader Presentation

Activity Description

Nonviolence: animated image of Nelson Mandela surrounded by a Word Cloud with words such as peace, courage, liberation, education, justice, dignity, conviction, community, and nonviolence
Source: Pixabay by John Hain (License: CC0/Public Domain)
 

In this activity, students use the Internet to gather information and take notes for a presentation about a civil rights leader. Students work individually or in pairs to enter information and images on a Google Slideshow (or other slideshow software) template file and make an oral presentation.

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Program Areas

ESL: English as a Second Language

Levels

Intermediate High, Advanced
4. A Random Act of Kindness: Upworthy Video

Activity Description

Kindness
Source: Pixabay by reneebigelow (License: CC0/Public Domain)
 

Students view an animated video from Upworthy's YouTube channel, answer questions about it, and then write about, design a slideshow or poster, or summarize another video about a random act of kindness.

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Program Areas

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

Levels

Intermediate High, Advanced, Low, Intermediate, High, All Levels
5. Accessibility Features for ALL Our Learners

Activity Description

Accessibility is a requirement to meet the needs of our learners with disabilities, but as we include these features in our lessons, we improve the success for all our learners.

A person holding a tablet
Source: Unsplash by iMin Technology (License: CC0/Public Domain)
 

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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.