Monday, December 7, 2020

Join us for 2020 Hour of Code!


It's Time for the Hour of Code!

Hour of Code-click for coding options

AI and Machine Learning impact our entire world, changing how we live and how we work. That's why it’s critical for all of us to understand this increasingly important technology, including not just how it’s designed and applied, but also its societal and ethical implications.

Join us to explore AI in a new video series, train AI for Oceans in 25+ languages, discuss ethics, and more!

Candy Quest
Design your own candy troll character and go on a multi-level quest for candy to help your character find its way home. You'll solve coding puzzles to navigate your character through the human world, while avoiding obstacles and collecting gumdrops and mints.

Can you build a symmetrical maze? A maze with right angles? Get creative and complete maze-building challenges with basic coding concepts. Aligned with K-5 Common Core
Pre-reader - Grade 5 | Language independent (can be taught in multiple languages)
Save the beach babies! Learn to program using basic commands and clean up the beach to protect ocean life.

In a world filled with captivating creatures and bright colors, 4-6 year olds will join a monkey on a mission to collect bananas and unlock treasure chests. All the while, they will explore and learn the basics of code as they use blocks to program a monkey's journey through the world.

Dance Party
Code a Dance Party to share with your friends. Featuring Katy Perry, Madonna, J. Balvin, Sia, Keith Urban, Ciara, and 25 more! 

Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Learning how to use Jamboard

 Today we are going to learn how to use a new tech platform called Jamboard which is an interactive whiteboard--that means we can all be on the board at the same time.  What are some rules we need to follow when we use Jamboard?

Click on your grade level below to join in the Jamboard activity!

Grade 1 Tech Jamboard

Grade 2/3 Tech Jamboard

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Thanksgiving Fun!

Done with your work?  Try out some fun Thanksgiving games!

What to do some coding?  Try this code a Thanksgiving Turkey game on Tynker!

What's the red thing on a turkey? Click here to learn more.

Where does your Thanksgiving meal come from? Click here to find out! 

Thanksgiving Activities

Turkey Touchdown
Thanksgiving Word Search
Gobble Squabble
Thanksgiving Dinner
Thanksgiving Crossword 

Click here for more games

Monday, February 24, 2020

Tech Grades 1-3: Let's Celebrate Dr Suess!

Today we are going to learn more about Dr. Seuss by exploring Seussville.  While you are there, be sure to watch a video, play some games, learn something new about Dr Seuss to share with your classmates at the end of Tech period.  Click here to go to Seussville!
PBS Dr. Suess

Places to go for your research!
Facts about Dr. Seuss
Read this kid-friendly biography on Dr. Seuss
Read about Dr Seuss here 

Click here to go to Grade 2/3 Class Presentation on Dr Seuss.  

Grade 1-Dr Seuss Presenatation

Add a fact that you have learned.  Include an image and change the color of the slide!

Monday, February 3, 2020

Grades 1-3 Tech Celebrates the 100th Day of School!!!

Happy 100 Day of School!!! In honor of being at school for 100 Days, we are celebrating in Tech Class this week.

First, we will watch the Brain Pop video.

Then, go on Kid Pix and use the stamps and drawing features to make pictures with sets of ten.  We will put all your pictures together to make a 100 Day Banner!

Some 100 Day Games to play!
100 Day of School
100 Snowballs
100 Number Chart
100 Balloon Pop
Interactive Number Chart

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Grades 4/5: The 13 Colonies

You are learning about the early American Colonies in Social Studies class.  Now you will get to choose your favorite colony and create a poster showing us what makes it so great!Here's your task:
1.  Choose one of the 13 colonies to research and learn more about.
2.  Complete the graphic organizer
3.  Create a poster using Canva (more instructions to follow!)

Below you will find some places to go online to learn more about your colony.  There are some fun interactive games you can play as well.
13 Colonies On-line Map
13 Colonies Regions
Overview (Duckster)
13 Colonies (Kiddle)
Heads Up for The Colonist
For Crown or Colony?