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Comprehension Check: Acids and Bases

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A quick comprehension quiz about Acids and bases. Useful for students who want to test themselves. Questions are based on information that can be found in another presentation. The Google presentation can be found here:

Material Type: Student Guide

Author: Madison Rice


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This presentation is on the islands of Polynesia. It goes through several different islands and focuses on the geography of the island, the history of the island, and the culture of the island. Includes images and information in presentation form.

Material Type: Lecture Notes

Author: Jenn Beecher

History in Pop Culture

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Who said that history can’t be fun…or funny!??  There are so many references to history in our daily lives and often times we don’t even recognize them!  They bombard us in music lyrics, TV shows, movies, commercials, magazine ads, poems, and even funny cartoons and pictures.  Having a solid foundation of historical events that have taken place will help us better understand these references when we encounter them and allow us to realize the impact history has in our lives.  If for no other reason, let us learn history so we can at least laugh at the TV show or understand the joke they’re making in the cartoons when they reference these historical events! In this assignment, students will recognize that history surrounds us in pop culture by finding two examples and explaining their historical connection.  

Material Type: Lesson Plan

Author: Jenn Beecher

ONLINE SCHOOL SETTING: Student Online Functioning Skills Assessment- Student Readiness

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The purpose of this online school setting functioning skills assessment is to determine the likelihood of student success in the online school setting based on specific online functioning skills. Target skills were selected from over six years of observational, qualitative and quantitative data in an online school setting. Students who have strong online functioning skills appear to be more successful in the online school setting according to the data. This assessment form can be used by students to self assess, and/or by a student's parents, administrators and teachers in collaboration. The from consists of ten questions based on the most important functioning skills and behaviors needed in order have the best chance of success in an online setting. Participants are asked to answer on a 1-4 rubric resulting in a Total Score in order to determine the likelihood of success online. Assessment data is expected to be used to drive student interventions including teacher instruction of functioning skills, student self assessment, and ongoing progress monitoring. While this was created for Special Education Students, it can be used for any student or adult who is engaged in online learning.

Material Type: Assessment, Interactive, Teaching/Learning Strategy

Author: Jennifer Hedrick