Assignment #2 - Lesson Plan #1
"And you thought gasoline was expensive"
Grade Level: 4th / 5th / 6th
Subjects: Mathematics / Social Studies / Information & Technology Literacy
Technology Integration: Students will research the price of a gallon of gasoline as well as other various liquids then create chart showing their findings using software such as MS Excel or a free online tool such as http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/createagraph/
http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/02/lp265-01.shtml

Assignment #2 - Lesson Plan #2
"Our Solar System"
Grade Level: 4th and up
Subject: Science
Technology Integration: Students will chart the orbit of the sun and each planet in the solar system using MS Excel
http://www.lessonplanspage.com/CIScienceColorfulSolarSystemExcelChart46.htm

Assignment # 2 - Lesson Plan #3
"Rainforest"
Grade Level: 3rd / 4th / 5th
Subjects: Science / Social Studies
Technology Integration: Students would research the rainforest specifically looking for details about people, animals and life. They would report out their findings by sharing with the class. I would improvise this lesson to work with my 6th graders and give them the flexibility to choose a technology tool to share the information with the class
http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/pages/391.shtml


Assignment #4 Blog Address
http://dmkoss.blogspot.com/

Assignment # 6 Three Favorite Websites - Two Educational
http://www.teach-nology.com/web_tools/games/
At teach-nology.com you will find online games that offer problem solving practice for students. The favorite in my classroom is the lemonade stand. It also offers great resources for teachers.

http://www.eduplace.com/edugames.html
The above website is one that I use with my students to review spelling words. The lists are linked with the reading series used by grades 3-6. It also offers other activities such as Wacky Web Tales and BrainTeasers.

http://www.potterybarn.com/
This site is one I like to use to look for decorating and home furnishing ideas. Occassionally you can find great clearance deals!


Assignment #8 Online Educational Game
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/