Author:
Blended Learning Teacher Practice Network
Subject:
English Language Arts, Life Science, Mathematics
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Level:
Middle School
Grade:
7, 8
Tags:
  • 21st Century Skills
  • Bl
  • Blended Learning
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Data Set
  • Interdisciplinary
  • Middle School
  • Number Sense
  • PBL
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Problem-Based Learning
  • Science Concepts
  • Station Rotation
  • Technology
    License:
    Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial
    Language:
    English
    Media Formats:
    Downloadable docs, Interactive, Text/HTML

    Education Standards

    Does your sleep deficit impact your life?

    Does your sleep deficit impact your life?

    Overview

    In this problem-based learning module, students will explore the importance of sleep and the impact sleep has on their lives.  During the launch phase students can choose to record sleep data via downloaded apps or in a sleep diary.  Days 2 through 4 have students explore the concept and necessity of living organisms need to sleep. On day 2 the participants will take a series of cognitive test for baseline data.  Through station rotation and a jigsaw activity learners will become familiar with circadian rhythm and sleeping disorders. Finally, days 5-7 have the students produce a video or infographic to communicate the importance of sleep and its relationship to performance both physically and academically.

    Section 1

    In this problem-based learning module, students will explore the importance of sleep and the impact sleep has on their lives.  During the launch phase students can choose to record sleep data via downloaded apps or in a sleep diary.  Days 2 through 4 have students explore the concept and necessity of living organisms need to sleep. On day 2 the participants will take a series of cognitive test for baseline data.  Through station rotation and a jigsaw activity learners will become familiar with circadian rhythm and sleeping disorders. Finally, days 5-7 have the students produce a video or infographic to communicate the importance of sleep and its relationship to performance both physically and academically.