Lesson Plan using Infuse Learning

 Name: Christina Nascimento    
 Course: Education 570
 Semester: Fall 2012    Date: 9/26/12

Intoduction to Lesson:
During the implementation of this lesson, I will be using Infuse Learning as a tool, primarily for use of assessing student comprehension. Infuse Learning is a student response program where students enter a virtual classroom. Teachers can create pre-made quizzes or, as a lesson is being taught, teachers can incorporate asking questions verbally and students enter their answers. As students enter their answers, Infuse Learning collects the results so teachers can quickly see student comprehension. Teachers are also able to save results for later analysis. 
In this lesson, Infuse Learning will be used for students to show their work for in class practice problems. We will give estimates for adding and subtracting decimals using the drawing feature in the program. Then, as an exit slip, students will answer three questions on a pre-made quiz using the program. Once students complete the quiz, their answers will be downloaded and I will analyze the results and modify the next day's lesson appropriately. 
Below are the links for the teacher and students. Once a teacher signs on, at the top left corner is the classroom ID needed for a student to log in. When students log in, all that is required is the classroom ID that matches the teachers and their name. 

Teacher Log-in
Student LoLog-in

 Subject: Mathematics    
 Grade Level: 7th Grade
 Differentiation Narrative:    
 Student A is on an IEP and struggles with reading.  Word problems in math are a challenge for her.  With the use of Infuse Learning the accommodation I have made for her is to insert audio for all my questions.  Student A can read the question and if she is having difficulty, she can click the audio and it can be read to her.

Student B is an ELL student who struggles to read in English.  The accommodation I have made for him is that through Infuse Learning I have given Student B the audio to the question.  He can then choose to have the words translated into Spanish, or the audio will read the question in Spanish. 
 SES of Family: The socioeconomic status of the families in my district is diverse and range from high to low.  Many families in the district received aid with food and clothing for children.  However, even so, with the survey given to the district, about 98% of the community has internet access either on a computer or device, allowing students to access Infuse Learning at home.  
 ERG of District:  D
 Content Standards:

7.NS. 1.  Apply and extend previous understandings of addition and subtraction to add and subtract rational numbers; represent addition and subtraction on a horizontal or vertical number line diagram.

a.     Describe situations in which opposite quantities combine to make 0. For example, a hydrogen atom has 0 charge because its two constituents are oppositely charged.

b.    Understand p + q as the number located a distance |q| from p, in the positive or negative direction depending on whether q is positive or negative. Show that a number and its opposite have a sum of 0 (are additive inverses). Interpret sums of rational numbers by describing real-world contexts.

c.     Understand subtraction of rational numbers as adding the additive inverse, p q = p + (–q). Show that the distance between two rational numbers on the number line is the absolute value of their difference, and apply this principle in real-world contexts.

d.    Apply properties of operations as strategies to add and subtract rational numbers.


 ISTE Standards for Students:
 6. Technology Operations and Systems
  •     Understand and use technology systems
  •     Select and use applications effectively and productively

2. Communication and Collaboration

  •     Interact, collaborate, and publish with peers,experts, or others employing a variety of digital environments and media
 Content/Instructional Objectives:
 Students will be able to
    1.  Estimate the sum or difference of rational numbers
    2.  Add rational numbers
    3.  Subtract rational numbers using the additive inverse (KCC Rule)
 Material, Media, Resources:
  •  Teacher.infuselearning.com
  •  Student.infuselearning.com
                    Students may use their own devices to access Infuse Learning
  • Integer chips
  • SmartBoard

Christina Amaral,
Sep 25, 2012, 1:37 PM