Welcome to the Digital Education Hub Resource Center!
The Digital Education Resource Center is a place for educators, families, and caregivers.
Educators can view exemplar lesson plans and step-by-step video tutorial resources that can be used when leading learning in the classroom, whether virtual or in-person.
Families and caregivers are welcome to view step-by-step video tutorial resources that can support their students in school or during digital education experiences using technology.
1. Mapping STEM Areas in Our School
This lesson engages students in reflecting on their school community and exploring STEM-related areas through the creation of school maps. It can be utilized as a stand-alone activity or as the introductory lesson to showcase STEM places within schools.View Lesson
Word Choice Matters!
Word Choice Matters is a lesson designed to look at different parts of speech and touch on textual examples of figurative language through translanguage. The lesson goes beyond identifying to asking students to create their own sentences using the text as a structural model.View Lesson
What are the Story Stones?
This lesson is designed to look at the elements of a story, specifically; setting, characters, problem, and solution. It allows students the chance to discuss and share with their peers how the big and little parts of a story matter in understanding the story, the world, and ourselves.View Lesson
Sequencing Events in a Story
Sequencing events in a story is a lesson designed to look at the beginning, middle, and end events in a story specifically while utilizing story elements, setting, characters, problem and solution. It allows students the chance to move, discuss and share out with their peers.View Lesson
Mortgage, Credit and the Price You Pay: A Mortgage Simulation
Experience one of the most important equations of your life: the mortgage equation! Do you know the price you are paying for your level of credit? Crunch those numbers to find out!View Lesson
Understanding Point of View in Racial Injustice
Understanding Point of View in Racial Injustice is a lesson designed to look at how situations are discussed from different points of view. The lesson addresses sensitive subject matter and prompts students to identify character traits and summarize the targeted text.View Lesson
Reebop Breeding: Modeling Inheritance and Phenotype Digitally
In this interactive lesson, students will learn about meiosis, fertilization, heredity rules, genotypes, phenotypes, etc. through building marshmallow dragons (or reebops). Through this lesson, they will be able to understand and explain genetic and physical diversity from generation to generation.View Lesson
Finding Textual Evidence to Build Literary Essays
This lesson will help students learn to identify key pieces in a text, used to support arguments for various types of literary essay foci. The lesson focuses on the Notice and Notes structure to teach students note taking and citation strategies, in order to create a solid thesis/essay after close-reading a text.View Lesson
Trigonometric Functions in Right Triangles: An Interactive Nearpod Lesson
This interactive Nearpod lesson will help you teach your students about trigonometric functions in right triangles. To calculate heights of real-life structures, or sides of triangles, they will make use of the Pythagorean Theorem, sine, cosine, tangent, cotangent, secant, and cosecant.View Lesson
Conver-Stations for Literary Discussion
This lesson will help students discover how to analyze and cite a text through interacting with peers and through finding authentic connections between novels and their own lives. This lesson can be used as a guide to help students analyze any novel or text of the teacher or students’ choosing.View Lesson
Kim Foglia's Building Macromolecules, Digital Edition
This lesson digitizes Kim Foglia’s beloved “Building Macromolecules” assignment using a self-paced Google slideshow with embedded prompts and instructions that provide important scaffolding to the inquiry. This lesson contextualizes the assignment for students to examine differential food accessibility through a critical lens.View Lesson
Stories as Mirrors & Windows: Cultural Positionality
The lesson helps students understand not only what culture is and how beliefs, customs, traditions, rituals, and ways of knowing are different and similar to their own culture; additionally it will help students understand that these aspects of culture are sometimes used to unite and divide groups of people. This lesson increases students’ awareness of their own cultural positionality, which affects their perspectives of the world.View Lesson