Category Archives: culture

Constructivism and Technology

I found a great book in Wikibooks discussing Constructivism & Technology.  Below are a few of the case studied provided along with others I found through google. Podcasting: Willodale Elementary School has created a great series of student generated podcasts … Continue reading

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How Language Influences Our Culture

This lesson plan and interactive web activity teaches students vocabulary words in several different languages. As the students interact with the activity they create vocabulary cards allowing them to construct new personal understandings. This lesson also includes a video and … Continue reading

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Similarities and Differences Between Cultures

Here is a lesson allowing students to create virtual “cards” that reflect their personal preferences. After making these cards they are able to browse through cards made by other students from around the world. They are able to share their … Continue reading

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Needs & Wants and How They Influence Culture

This lesson plan and interactive web activity is for teaching students how needs are influenced by our environment. Using this web page students will be able to construct a new understanding for how scarcity of water can influence daily life. … Continue reading

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