Students will work together in groups to research, analyze, and critically think about the path that leads to and the effects of drug and alcohol abuse. They will choose one of eight different senarios and create a Video PSA that is 1 minute long.
The learner will:
NC Essential Standards:
HEALTHFUL LIVING (2010)
Technology Used in this Assignment:
ISTE Tech Standards Covered:
Directions for Students: (Handout from Shanghi American School)
The teacher would obviously make their own PSA video instuctions for students however this is a great example. Where does technology integration happen? In a number of ways. One place is a teacher created google search engine that confines student research to a specific set of resources that they use for research and content. Another place of integration is using flip cameras, iPads/iPods, or their own personal devices to record and upload video for editing. The students will obviously need to edit video so using iMovie and/or Windows Movie Maker and uploading their final product to youtube is a big piece.
David Balmer serves as an Instructional Technology Facilitator at Heritage & Wake Forest High Schools in Wake County, North Carolina. David graduated from Appalachian State University with a degree in Secondary History Education and recently completed his M.Ed. in Digital Learning & Teaching from North Carolina State University. Additionally, he serves on the board of Safe Schools NC. David is passionate about making sure that all students voices are heard in education in North Carolina.