CMCR – Community Relations DOCUMENT 001 – Field Trip Prep, Checklist and Roll Sheet
DOC001 – Community Relations – Field Trip Prep, Checklist and Roll Sheet – Where do we need to park the bus? Where do we check in? A field trip form is provided to help teacher organize and manage the field trip contacts, logistics, student fees, permission slips and attendance to ensure a successful learning experience for all involved. Descriptions and links are provided to access Student Field Trip Learning Preparation and Reflection tools.
CMLE – Learning Environment ALEXA TOOL EXAMPLE 001 – Steps for Sharing Classroom Rules, Policies and Procedures
ATE001- Learning Environment ALEXA TOOL EXAMPLE – Sharing Classroom Rules, Policies and Procedures – Allow Alexa to customize and share Classroom Rules, Policies and Procedures. This tool allows late enrollees to receive the classroom rules quietly over in the corner of the classroom using an Alexa and earphones. Students can also ask Alexa for specific classroom policies, when asked. Alexa can also tell students where specific items are located in the classroom and even give additional procedures for using the item.
CMLE – Learning Environment DOCUMENT 001- Student Behavior Contract
DOC001- Learning Environment DOCUMENT – Student Behavior Contract – When necessary to change student behavior, a Student Behavior Contract can serve as an effective classroom management tool. The contract allows a student to acknowledge the occurred infraction, as written. Then, participate in developing a contract with the strategy that he/she plans to use to overcome the challenge in the future. The consequences for committing the infraction again are also spelled out on the contract by the instructor, using the checklist provided.Both student and teacher signatures are obtained. Room for additional contact documentation is provided on form.
CMLE – Learning Environment DOCUMENT 002 – Teacher Student Conference Report
DOC002 – Learning Environment DOCUMENT – Teacher Student Conference Report – Any teacher student conference should be documented for future reference. This documents provides a section to post the reason for the student conference from the teacher and student perspective and the action taken or recommended.
CMLE – Learning Environment DOCUMENT 003 – Student Grade Notification Report
DOC003 – Learning Environment DOCUMENT – Student Grade Notification Report – Improvement is hard to achieve without feedback. A conference on a student grade, with the student, can be very effective and important for documentation. This form provides a section from the teacher and student on the grade conference results, plus comments from parent and administrator, if deemed necessary.
CMLE – Learning Environment DOCUMENT 004 – Substitute Planning Guide
DOC004 Learning Environment DOCUMENT – Substitute Planning Guide Document – Students spend approximately one year with a substitute, during their K-12 school experience. Following are options and features available for a teacher to use customize a substitute guide for their classroom. This guide consists of templates and documents to create an Emergency Red Folder, Appoint Student Helpers, Share Classroom Schedule and Class Assistance Contact Numbers. Templates and instruction are provided to create a Student Picture Classroom Chart for the substitute or put together a quick substitute class learning activity to compliment the beginning, middle or end of your current lesson being taught, including student respondent sticks to randomly engage students. A Substitute Day Feedback Assessment Form is included to consistently improve the substitute experience for all participants.
CMLE – Learning Environment DOCUMENT 005 – Clip Badge Hall Passes
DOC005 Learning Environment DOCUMENT – Clip Badge Hall Pass – The hall pass privilege can often be confusing and subject to abuse. When a student is found out of pocket, it is helpful to know a student’s purpose and the assigned classroom. To clarify and control hall pass privileges, a hall pass template, with teacher signature, is provided for copy and lamination. Each hall pass is customized to the purpose for the classroom absence, such a bathroom pass, a nurse pass, an office pass, a library pass or an errand pass. A template is also available to create a customized pass. An example of a sign is also provided that can serve as a reminder to the teacher that a student is away from his or her desk. The sign is created using LED lights. Lanyards are recommended for student use, with the hall passes. (Order Avery 74554 Fold Clip Size Name Badges or laminate pass for multiple uses.)
CMLE – Learning Environment ALEXA TOOL EXAMPLE 002 – Classroom Chore List
ATE002 – Learning Environment ALEXA TOOL EXAMPLE – Classroom Chore Tool – All classroom chores can be customized using Alexa. Then, Alexa will provide the assigned chores and the students responsible for the chores. Students will also receive daily and weekly chore reminders, as requested. When the completed chores are reported, Chore Points can be received. (Student numbers for student names can be used for privacy, if desired.)
CMLE – Learning Environment ALEXA TOOL EXAMPLE 003 – Alexa, Whose Turn?
ATE003 – Learning Environment ALEXA TOOL EXAMPLE – Alexa, Whose Turn? – To increase focus and concentration, Alexa will select the individual classroom responders for questions and activities presented in class. Alexa can provide student names or numbers. If desired, a student number can be provided upon entering the classroom with a directive for them to listen for their number during class. Another option is to tape a number to each desk. The desk number will be the student’s assigned number for the day, month or year.
CMXE – Learning Environment ALEXA TOOL TABLE 001 – Classroom Announcement Tool List
ATT001 – Learning Environment ALEXA TOOL TABLE – Classroom Announcement Tool List – With limited preparation, save time by having ALEXA conduct Classroom Announcements or start class with learning content, such as Word of the Day, This Day in History, Stress Relief Activity or Daily Affirmations.
CMXE – Learning Environment ALEXA TOOL TABLE 002 – Random Student Selection Tool List
ATT002 – Learning Environment ALEXA TOOL TABLE – Random Student Selection Tool List – Do you tend to call on the same students for response? Do you have a limited amount of student involvement? With limited to no preparation, create an engaging and non-biased learning environment by using one or more of the random selection tools provided to select students for classroom participation and response.
CMXE – Learning Environment ALEXA TOOL TABLE 003 – Classroom Time Management Tool List
ATT003 – Learning Environment ALEXA TOOL TABLE – Classroom Time Management Tool List – Increase time on task for using activity timers and alarm reminders within the classroom. Create a Classroom Calendar to communication upcoming lessons and activities.
CMXE – Learning Environment ALEXA TOOL TABLE 004 – Classroom Task Management Tool List
ATT004 – Learning Environment ALEXA TOOL TABLE – Classroom Task Management Tool List – Manage the classroom more effectively using a Task Management Tool, such as checklist or chore list, By tracking task completion or establishing routines, tasks are more apt to be completed in a timely and efficient manner.
CMXT – Content Management – ALEXA CONTENT TOOL TABLE 005 – Building Questions and Quiz Skills Tool List
CTT005 – Content Management – ALEXA CONTENT TOOL TABLE – Building Questions and Quiz Skills Tool List – Generating questions help students develop active thinking. It provides a purpose and focuses attention when listening or reading. Class expectations should strive to impose questioning strategies that allow all students to respond to all questions posed. Then, allow individuals or small groups to write a response to a question on an individual white board or answer with a thumbs up or down to indicate yes, no, true or false. Review the Building Questions and Quiz Skills Tool List and instructions available to generate and respond to questions, such as creating customized lesson-related passages and stories with quizzes, for study and retention.
CMXT – Content Management – ALEXA CONTENT TOOL TABLE 009 – Building Elementary Academic Skills
CTT009 – Content Management – ALEXA CONTENT TOOL TABLE – Building Elementary Academic Skills – For building elementary academic skills, let Elmo help preschoolers learn the letter of the day For elementary students, learn Math with scenarios from the lemonade stand and learn Science playing the Science Kid Radio. Then, insert physical activity using the Animal workout. Then, relax with Disney Storytime or a mystery from Scooby Doo or the Magic Door.
CMXT – Content Management – ALEXA CONTENT TOOL TABLE 001 – Building Vocabulary Skill Tool List
CTT001 – Content Management ALEXA CONTENT TOOL TABLE – Building Vocabulary Skill Tool List – Vocabulary knowledge is the most important component to reading comprehension. However, Vocabulary is not just a list, but requires more exposure to ensure retention. Review the Alexa Tools and Instructions available to Build Vocabulary Skill in today’s classroom, such as developing Vocabulary Flash Cards, learning the SAT Word of the Day, to finding synonyms for higher level words.
CMXT – Content Management – ALEXA CONTENT TOOL TABLE 002 – Learning the Facts Tool List
CTT002 – Content Management – ALEXA CONTENT TOOL TABLE – Learning the Facts Tool List – Review the Alexa Tools and instructions available to learn whether information is fact or myth. For random world facts, use the available trivia fact tool. For lesson facts, let students participate by asking a question about today’s lesson. Then, allow individuals or small groups to write a response on an individual white board or answer with a thumbs up or down to indicate yes, no, true or false. Then, Teacher or Student Leader will ask Alexa the question to check the response for correctness.
CMXT – Content Management – ALEXA CONTENT TOOL TABLE 003 – Building Reading Skills Tool List
CTT003 – Content Management ALEXA CONTENT TOOL TABLE – Building Reading Skills Tool List – Many students can read, but not comprehend. Studies have shown that up to sixty percent of all high school students do not have the skills to comprehend the reading material in the average classroom. Review the Alexa Tools and instructions available to increase content comprehension by providing an array of audio books, audio article and how-to demo videos to enhance lesson understanding. (Learning Connect provides actually provides the tools to increase reading comprehension, using the current content curriculum within the classroom.
CMXT – Content Management – ALEXA CONTENT TOOL TABLE 004 – Building Writing Skills Tool List
CTT004 – Content Management – ALEXA CONTENT TOOL TABLE – Building Writing Skills Tool List – Writing activates thinking. It is thinking with an end of a pen, creating larger thoughts while enhancing meaning and understanding. Studies show that study sheets engage students in low-recognition recall, reducing retention and long-term retrieval. Review the Alexa Tools and instructions available to enhance writing skills, such as establishing a rotating Writing Station with Alexa providing spellings, definitions, synonyms, metaphors and analogies, upon request.
CMXT – Content Management – ALEXA CONTENT TOOL TABLE 006 – The Alexa Game Table List
CTT006 – Content Management – ALEXA CONTENT TOOL TABLE – The Alexa Game Table List – Review the Alexa Game Table List and instructions available to provide stress relief and relaxing fun in the classroom, such as Mad Libs to provide nouns, adverbs and adjectives to create crazy stories to playing Teen Jeopardy for random fun facts. Elementary Games are also available from learning random facts from Kid Quiz to practicing reading sentences and vocabulary words, using Simon Says.
CMXT – Content Management – ALEXA CONTENT TOOL TABLE 007 – Building History, Social Studies and Geography Skills Tool List
CTT007 – Content Management – ALEXA CONTENT TOOL TABLE – Building History, Social Studies and Geography Skills Tool List – For History, launch the class with daily historical events or provide historical voices to accompany the lesson. For Geography, learn more about the Earth by asking the World Map about location, climate, neighbors, capital, and population of countries. For Social Studies, practice and learn the capitals daily by playing the State Capital Game.
CMXT – Content Management – ALEXA CONTENT TOOL TABLE 008 – Building Science, Chemistry and Biology Skills Tool List
CTT008 – Content Management – ALEXA CONTENT TOOL TABLE – Building Science, Chemistry and Biology Skills Tool List – Review the available Science, Chemistry and Biology Skill Tool List and instructions to create a more interesting and engaging learning experience in the classroom,, such as receiving updates from the Curiosity Rover to asking questions and listening to the International Space Station. Chemical descriptions and Biology Flashcards are also available.
CTECH-01 – Alexa Technical Assistance – ALEXA TECH TABLE – An Alexa Ready Classroom
CTECH-01 – Alexa Technical Assistance – ALEXA TECH TABLE – An Alexa Ready Classroom – Artificial Intelligence (AI) is no stranger to schools. The Learning Connect software is established as a one-way communication tool consisting of instructional commands that does not request any external student input. Therefore, no personal, identifiable student information is required or collected. Additional privacy recommendations are included in this document for general use of Alexa in the classroom.
CTECH-02 – Alexa Technical Assistance – ALEXA TECH TABLE – Alexa General Voice Command List
CTECH-02 – Alexa Technical Assistance – ALEXA TECH TABLE – Alexa General Voice Command List – Learn the general, everyday voice commands for Alexa response. Then, learn additional commands for communication and clarification as well as time management and task management. With Communication commands establish a whisper mode for individualized student instruction. For Time Management, learn and instructions to establish a Class Calendar or commands to set up timers and reminders. Then, with Task Management, establish on-going task or checklist, with a tracker to share progress. Allow Alexa to remember where classroom items are located. Finally, establish various routines to starting and ending class in an effective and efficient manner.
CTECH-03 – Alexa Technical Assistance – ALEXA TECH TABLE – Alexa Device Technical Skill List
CTECH-03 – Alexa Technical Assistance – ALEXA TECH TABLE – Alexa Device Technical Skill List – Learn how to down load the Alexa app, add a devices to your app, establish an Echo Wake Word per device and the meaning of the different ring colors on the device. Preview the steps for reviewing and deleting voice history or establish a classroom group, consisting of all classroom devices. With multiple devices, learn how to monitor other areas of the classroom or drop in and hear (and see) the classroom, when away from the classroom.
CTECH-04 – Alexa Technical Assistance – ALEXA TECH TABLE – Echo Show Technical Feature List
CTECH-04 – Alexa Technical Assistance – ALEXA TECH TABLE – Echo Show Technical Feature List – Learn how to the Echo Show screen as strong classroom learning device, from individualized instruction to how-to videos on a large array of subjects. Learning Connect accommodates individualized or small group instruction by providing Alexa-driven instructional tools infused with next step commands within the directives. The next step directives can be received by audio and on the screen. The Echo Show can assist visually-impaired students using an Echo Screen Magnifier. Other features, such as Bluetooth connection, customized background photos and group video calling can also be available with Echo Show.
CTECH-05 – Alexa Technical Assistance – ALEXA TECH TABLE – Alexa Maintenance Troubleshooting List
CTECH-05 – Alexa Technical Assistance – ALEXA TECH TABLE – Alexa Maintenance Troubleshooting List – Learn some initial simple measures to take if your Alexa is not working. Check to see if your device in offline or needs a reboot or a factory reset.