Lincoln IU 12

The Lincoln Intermediate Unit 12 is one of 29 PA Intermediate Units participating in the Pennsylvania Association of Intermediate Unit’s OER implementation. This group provides a space to collaborate, evaluate, share, develop and promote the free and open use of educational resources by and for LEAs in Pennsylvania.
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CONEWAGO VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT'S INTRODUCTION TO OER - Part I Remix

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As Conewago Valley School District advances its open educational resource (OER) adoption and implementation plan, Leveraging its teaching and learning network and digital library, OER Commons (oercommons.org) launched in 2007. This is the first of three custom module trainings that will provide participants with an introduction to OER practice and the value add, highlighting successful state and district use cases. Followed by a demonstration and discussion of how to navigate OER Commons and create collaborative workflows to identify resources, assess their quality using rubrics, and organize materials for use. Participants will get an opportunity to practice using OER tools and begin to design their plans for OER implementation, specific to their immediate OER needs. An important outcome for educators will be a shared understanding of OER practice and specific next steps for OER adoption in their work. We have designed these modules to first spark the learner's interest in the topics covered and then dig deeper into the content through presentations, storytelling, and demonstrations of the tools. We will offer opportunities for learners to practice exploring the resources and tools, and reflect on how they might use them in their work.

Material Type: Module

Authors: Ann Baum (Johnston), Ben Smith, Christopher Rudisill, Chris Bowman, Karen Sipe

Conewago Valley School District's Introduction to OER Curation Part III - Remix

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As Conewago Valley School District advances its open educational resource (OER) adoption and implementation plan, Leveraging its teaching and learning network and digital library, OER Commons (oercommons.org) launched in 2007. This is the third of three custom module trainings that will provide participants with an introduction to OER practice and the value add, highlighting successful state and district use cases. Followed by a demonstration and discussion of how to navigate OER Commons and create collaborative workflows to identify resources, assess their quality using rubrics, and organize materials for use. Participants will get an opportunity to practice using OER tools and begin to design their plans for OER implementation, specific to their immediate OER needs. An important outcome for educators will be a shared understanding of OER practice and specific next steps for OER adoption in their work. We have designed these modules to first spark the learner's interest in the topics covered and then dig deeper into the content through presentations, storytelling, and demonstrations of the tools. We will offer opportunities for learners to practice exploring the resources and tools, and reflect on how they might use them in their work.

Material Type: Module

Authors: Ann Baum (Johnston), Ben Smith, Christopher Rudisill, Chris Bowman, Karen Sipe

Conewago Valley School District's Introduction to OER Discovery Part II - Remix

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This module will provide participants with an introduction to OER discovery. We have designed these modules to first spark the learner's interest in the topics covered and then dig deeper into the content through presentations, storytelling, and demonstrations of the tools. We will offer opportunities for learners to practice exploring the resources and tools, and reflect on how they might use them in their work.

Material Type: Module

Author: Christopher Rudisill

Roman Emperor Propaganda Project

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Students will use technology to research and produce a video, essay, screencast, podcast, or other teacher approved medium that expresses conclusions made about the role significant Roman leaders played in the political and cultural development of Rome and other parts of the world.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Travis Burket

Cell Theory Timeline

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Throughout time, man has been curious about the world around him. As technology progresses, so too do the views of the scientific world. As we discover new ways to examine the world, we are forced to question our current theories and decide whether or not they are accurate or outdated. One invention, the microscope, was one of the most significant developments in scientific history. It allowed scientists a look at items so small they weren’t even believed to exist. From this invention stems the scientific theory of the cell. This activity allows students to explore the major players in the development of the cell theory.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Kara Olewiler

An Introduction to To Kill a Mockingbird

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This resource will help students prepare to read Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. The Official Movie Trailer with questions helps the students to preview the novel itself, while the webquest introduces students to the time period of the novel. Understanding the racial tensions of the time period are crucial to understanding the conflicts of the novel, so students will learn about time-period trials and conflicts that were prevalent especially in the south.

Material Type: Homework/Assignment, Reading, Student Guide

Author: Amanda Bamberger

Europe Geography Introduction

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To introduce students to the geography of Europe, the following HyperDoc will expose students to vocabulary for the Unit, Google Trends searches for the highest trending searches of European countries, Google Voyages to Paris, Rome or London, and a sharing of experiences through Google Classroom (option for FlipGrid). This activity is designed for independent work with technology. It would be ideal for at least 30 minutes of time. If you do not use Google Classroom, it would be beneficial to embed some other form of sharing/reflection, such as a FlipGrid or Recap prompt.

Material Type: Activity/Lab

Author: Emily Kress

Introduction to Types of Text Structure Narrow Focus-Descriptive and Compare/Contrast Published

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In this seminar, you will be introduced to the six common types of text structure. Then, the seminar will narrow its focus to the first two structures. You will learn how authors organize ideas to help you to better understand the nonfiction texts you encounter, and you will explore the graphic organizers used to support them.StandardsCC.1.2.5.E Use text structure, in and among texts, to interpret information. 

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Tracy Rains