Students are getting used to their computers and ready to go full steam ahead. We will be learning all things Google We will begin lessons on Ten Thumbs Typing and take a test on our speed and accuracy. They will learn and experiment with Simple Machines and take quizzes developed and graded with the Science Lab. We will use Brain POP Jr. to investigate Science and Math Topics along with internet safety. There will be Art created on the computers along with our first Word Processing projects.
Our Technology Focus will be Digital Citizenship
Our focus this Fall will be to explore all things Google. We will work on documents, charts, drawings, calendar, email and more. They will be starting a PowerPoint presentation which will tie in with their field trip to Scout Island. They will study the Constitution, Internet Safety, and learn how to access Microsoft 365 online. We will focus our interactives on Math and Math challenges in Manga High. In Science we will support the lab with interactives on Biomes.
Our Technology Focus will be on Multimedia Presentations and Mathmatical Applications
Students will be taking a couple quizzes that will assess their learning in the Science Lab. The quizzes will be developed and taken on Socrative. We will be doing many lessons on Ten Thumbs Typing and using Typing Web to take timed tests. Results of test will be sent home at the end of each semester. We will be doing a poem unit on Google docs and use Google Drawings to explore how to create, draw and paint. Students will do chart making on Lucid Chart and save this to their Google Drive. In MinecraftEDU students will be using a tutorial world to learn about how we use the game for computer programming, math, ecosystems, and much more. We will give them opportunities to work in Spelling City as well. Each lab ends with interactives/gaming to expand on their ability to problem solve, explore, and practice what they have learned.
Our Technology Focus will be Word Processing
They are working on many different skills to start our school year. In the area of research and word processing they will be using Microsoft Word, learning all the features and using the Water Cycle for our topic. There will be activities on Weather and Elements & Compounds to support our Science Lab. We have been using Lucid Chart to create different templates. They will have a whole class project to complete on designing their own house/floor plan. We will be working on Geography and using Google Maps to explore the world. Students will learn how to do a screencast and in Typing Web we will do lessons every other week, with testing at the end of each semester. A certificate on how they are progressing will be given to their teacher and send home.
Our Technology Focus will be Research and Gathering Information
This Fall we will be working on all things Google. They will use their drive many times for Word Processing, Drawing, Journals,Calendar,and a presentation in Google Slides about camp. They will also use Powtoon to create a presentation about the Sierras, to prepare for camp. In Typing web they will be doing lessons(now using Google logins) and take timed tests. Results from this will be sent to teachers and parents each semester. They will have math challenges in Manga High along with Language Arts exploration and assessment on TweenTribune. We will study the Constitution and making of laws along with a Microsoft Word project on the Preamble. They will practice screencasting, new worlds in Minecraft EDU, and how to create their own websites on Weebly.
Our Technology Focus will be on Word Processing