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Classroom Management - Alexa Content Listings

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Achievement Points - The gears located on each module provide some research specifics why the strategy used in each module raises student achievement. You can click on the gear to read and click on the gear again to eliminate the research box retrieved. For more citation reference information, please refer to the Learning Connect Research Resource Guide in the left hand column of this website.