The Oregon Trail Summary

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This video opened with students interacting with Chromebooks to explore a trail on a computer program called The Oregon Trail. Most of the time, when students have the chance to engage with technology it is an effective “hook” for them. All of the kids seemed engaged and interested and they were working independently at their seats. This was certainly an activity that sustained the attention of the class. Differentiation was provided through choice and interest since the students were able to choose which trail they wanted to explore and write about. However, there was not much differentiation for varying learning styles or multiple intelligences. I believe the kids felt safe to explore the topic and ask questions. The second half of
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