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Celebrating Student Work with Digital Data Displays

Elementary Sample Unit

Standards Alignment



Evaluation Goals



Content Outline




Supporting Wiki - http://virtualsciencefair.wikispaces.com

Class Components


Session 1 – What does a graph tell you?

Author: Shana Covel
· Content Teaching Points: Data representation/ Graph Analysis
· Technology Teaching Points: "Kid friendly" online news resources




Resources:

Math E.1 Resources:


Session 2 – Collecting Data

Author: Ayano Kindaichi
· Content Teaching Points: Surveys (How To)
· Technology Teaching Points: Setting up a Google Shared Spreadsheet





Session 3 – Set it Up

Author: Daisy Guadalupe
· Content Teaching Points: Surveys (Create & Survey)
· Technology Teaching Points: Using a Google Shared Spreadsheet





Session 4 – Organizing the Data

Author: Constance Kelly
· Content Teaching Points: Organizing Data/ Types of Graphs (Bar, Line, Circle, Picto, Line Plots)
· Technology Teaching Points: Using Kidzone to Organize Data





Session 5 – Displaying the Data

Author: Christine Russo
· Content Teaching Points: Display the data
· Technology Teaching Points: Microsoft Excel, Shared Microsoft Powerpoint -set up shared power point, set up slide





Session 6 – What does the data say?

Author: Constance Kelly
· Content Teaching Points: Analyze and predict data
· Technology Teaching Points: Shared Powerpoint -import chart, make slide "fancy", tools specific to Google; share final product





Session 7 – Jing, Capturing your Computer Screens

Author: Ayano Kindaichi
· Content Teaching Points: Presentation
· Technology Teaching Points: Download Jing software, install, begin "playing w/ screencast",




Resources:


A Sample Jing on Planning a Jing
http://screencast.com/t/VuHcD2nzXl


Session 8 – Celebration

Author: Daisy Guadalupe
· Content Teaching Points: Presentation
· Technology Teaching Points: Screencast -Create screencast of data unit, share screencasts








Facilitator Notes:
You are encouraged to customize the materials to your teaching style.
Please add your own contact information in the last slide of your PowerPoints before presenting.