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TPACK Template Mobile Applications Assignment

Mobile Application for Creating Mobile Application for Collaborating


Subject Focus on one subject Biology
area

Grade Level This may be 10th 10th


the same or different for each
app.

Learning Objective BIO.3 The student will investigate and understand BIO.3 The student will investigate and understand
The objective of the lesson is
what students will be able to do
relationships between cell structure and function. relationships between cell structure and function.
as they finish the activity. For this Key concepts include Key concepts include
objective, use the Standards of
Learning (SOL) to say what you
a) evidence supporting the cell theory; a) evidence supporting the cell theory;
want to focus on. You can find b) characteristics of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells; b) characteristics of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells;
the SOLs at
http://www.doe.virginia.gov/test c) similarities between the activities of the organelles c) similarities between the activities of the organelles
ing/ look on the right of the in a single cell and a whole organism; in a single cell and a whole organism;
screen for the subjects and go
from there. d) the cell membrane model; and d) the cell membrane model; and
Content

e) the impact of surface area to volume ratio on cell e) the impact of surface area to volume ratio on cell
division, material transport, and other division, material transport, and other
life processes. life processes.
Activity Describe what the In this activity, students will make their own In this activity, students will be placed in 5 groups
learning activity will be. What
will the students and the teacher
flashcards using the app StudyBlue to prepare for an with 4-5 students in each group. Each group will have
be doing with the app? upcoming quiz on cells. Students will focus on key a key concept they will be presenting. To stay in
concepts from a study guide I will make for them. contact in and outside of school, students will be
Students can add images to flashcards as well as track using the app Evernote. Students can place, images,
their progress with self-tests. Students can also access notes from class, web documents, etc. in Evernote to
other flashcards I and other students have made share to the group. Students will click onto their
within the app for more variety of practice. assigned group tab for a checklist provided by me.
Pedagogy

As the teacher, I will help those who have never used As the teacher, I will provide a checklist for each
the app as well as provide a study guide with the key group inside the app so students will know what
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concepts the students need to know for the quiz. On needs to be in their presentation. For any student
StudyBlue, students can also access my set of that needs assistance, I will email them a tutorial for
flashcards if they wish to have more practice. With the app.
StudyBlue, I can also access the students flashcards to
ensure the students have done the assignment.

Technology https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.stu https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ev


Technology

The name of the Mobile dyblue ernote


Application
This app can be downloaded for free using Google This app can be downloaded for free using Google
Play or iTunes. Play or iTunes.
Before you submit, delete the explanatory text (the text in small italics).