This 45-90 minute Google Applied Digital Skills lesson includes videos, lesson plans, and rubric. It is appropriate for middle school and high school students. It teaches transitions and animation along with collaboration.
This resource includes a common work application or "apps" graphic organizer in PDF form. Students can complete on their own as a scavenger hunt or assessment, or it can be completed as part a whole group discussion and lesson.
Students use Google Docs to create an illustrative table. This stand alone or extention exercise begins with student reflection and goal-setting using the popular venacular, "bucket list." This lesson assumes prior knowledge or instruction in table creation in Google Docs.
A resource for credible Business and related sources that can be given to students who conducting research in the discipline. The hyper-doc lists a variety of sources with links to websites. It is a downloadable, pdf file.
Students learn to prepare a SWOT Analysis for a new business venture. Resources include a MindTools YouTube video, related article link, and SWOT Analysis PDF worksheet. This can be used as an exercise in business planning, or part of a formal Business Plan project.
Lesson includes links to business articles on "soft skills" in the workplace and related worksheet. WIth "Business - Soft Skills" worksheet, students will analyze their own soft skills and indicate how to further develop those skills. They will also compete a pair/share following their analysis.
Digital Citizenship for teens through Common Sense Media.
"Digital Bytes teaches teens digital citizenship through student-directed, media-rich activities that tackle real-world dilemmas. Teens learn from the experiences of their peers then create collaborative projects that voice their ideas for making smart, safe choices online."
Resource includes a facilitator guide with vocabulary, worksheets, rubric, and self-reflection. Can be used as a stand-alone or combined with other Common Sense curriculum (facilitator guide provides a chart for complementary lessons).
This resource includes a link to Creative Commons video, "Get Creative," and video viewing worksheet. The mini-lesson can be used to enhance a lesson segment on Copyright and Fair Use.
In this lesson, students learn to create digital artifacts in Google Drawings. The video resource, "Doodle Yourself in Google Drawings," gives them step-by-step instruction in how to create a cartoon-like selfie using the design tools in Google Drawings. This can be part of a larger unit in digital citizenship and copyright, or a stand-alone project.
This digital citizenship poster project includes a PDF document with specifications and a grading rubric. This project was created as a final assessment following completion of Common Sense Education's Digital Citizenship units for Grade 6.
This resource provides a checklist to use as a guide when selecting digital tools and an evaluation rubric to be filled out to determine the educational effectiveness of the tool once its been introduced into the curriculum.
In this lesson, students will analyze and compare the culture of a chosen country to our country. Using the Hofstede Insights tool and attached rubric, student will write a 5 paragraph essay with their analysis.
This is a comparison chart of the WI DPI Information Technology Literacy (ITL) and corresponding Business Information Technology (BIT) standards with project ideas. This tool is helpful for teachers for lesson planning and curriculum mapping.
Hands-on, project based learning for Grades 4 to 8. Students use design thinking processes to solve engineering challenges. These space engineering themed lessons will engage students as they apply creative problem-solving skills. Resource includes a full downloadable guidebook. The guidebook includes a description of the design process, 5 design challenges, student handouts, and rubrics. It also includes links to other valuable resources and connection to standards (i.e. Next Generation Science, National Standards).
SMART Goals lesson plan from University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business.
Based on the Scratch "Animate Your Name" tip tutorial, this mini-lesson has students showing their school spirit by animating their school mascot. The step-by-step instructions assume that the teacher has a little exposure to the Scratch platform.
Introductory exercise in Google Sheets for elementary students. This valentine reveal pixel art PDF lesson assumes some prior teaching in concepts like column name, row name, and cell name. Teacher will need to create Google Sheets template for younger elementary students. Could be adapted for MS Excel.