Recent Changes

Monday, June 30

  1. page eighth edited Eighth Grade Concepts and Projects Word Eighth_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Word___RefHeading__…

    Eighth Grade Concepts and Projects
    WordEighth_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Word___RefHeading___Toc263757317 Concepts and Projects
    __RefHeading___Toc263757318Word
    Processing Software
    ...
    classroom curriculum using Microsoft Word
    Desktop Publishing Skills
    Learn to scan, skim, and scour an online document
    Learn the goals

    Create yearbook pages
    for published documents
    Use headlines, graphics, and body text effectively
    Internet Skills
    Use the Internet to search for information related to classroom projects
    Web 2.0 Activities
    Collaborate on a wiki project with grade 7A, 7B, and 8A
    Create blog entries and learn to comment effectively with others
    Use social bookmarks
    Keyboard Skills
    Practice keyboard skills using Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing
    publication in print
    Spreadsheet Software Skills
    ...
    proper formatting using Microsoft Excel
    Prepare charts from spreadsheet data
    Analyze the effects of changes made to a spreadsheet
    Sort data
    Presentation Software Skills
    ...
    presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint
    Learn to create custom master slide and create action buttons
    Learn to develop and modify a color scheme
    Google Presentations (shared) or Prezi
    Drawing Software Skills
    ...
    work with layerstransparency in a drawingdrawings
    Learn the difference between XCF, JPG, GIF, and PNG files

    Learn to create custom animations forimage collages
    Keyboard Skills
    Practice keyboard skills using a word processor
    Learn to
    use touch-typing through the Typing Web site
    Collaboration
    Projects vary from year to year and include work
    on the Internetinteractive whiteboard related to eighth grade curriculum, collaboration within the school, and collaboration outside the school as project are available. Examples:
    Collaborate on a wiki project with grade 7A, 7B, and 8A
    Create blog entries and learn to comment effectively with others
    Critical Thinking
    Analyze website links to choose the best information for curricular projects
    Analyze content to select the best image to represent concepts
    Analyze steps required to complete a computer program
    Analyze social studies curricular knowledge to create in Minecraft
    Media Literacy/MultiMedia Software Skills
    Create podcasts and videos to support classroom topics
    2007-2008 Plagiarism Public Service Announcements
    2008-2009 Mission Minute Podcast
    2010-2014 KA iPod Audio books for Mrs. Byrne’s room

    Programming Skills
    Learn to use Scratch to create a game
    Paint stages and sprites
    Move sprites by programming the arrow keys
    Blockly via code.org
    Create a button to perform an actionsimple web pages with a broadcast command
    Perform an action based on the receive command
    Play a sound with the sprite clicked command
    HTML (HyperText Markup Language) Skills
    Build on
    links using HTML skills by creating a variety of web pages
    Use TextWrangler

    Student choice: Use Gamemaker
    to create a basic web page
    Use the NVU HTML editor
    project
    Student choice: Use Scratch
    to create web pages
    Podcasting Skills
    Use Garageband to create an audio podcast to demonstrate knowledge acquired in class activities
    Learn to use iMovie to create Internet infomercials
    Learn to connect your movies to the world
    a project
    Skill Assessment Tools
    Participate in the Accelerated Reading program to practice reading comprehension skills
    Participate in the Accelerated Math program to practice math problem solving skills
    i-SafeCommon Sense Curriculum
    Learn

    Understand your digital footprint – Trillion Dollar Footprint
    Understand how easy it is
    to be safepublish online – Identifying High-Quality Sites
    Learn to keep your computer safe by understanding cyber security
    Podcasting
    distinguish between digital drama and stereotypes of men and women on reality tv – The Reality of Digital Drama
    Learn to distinguish good natured teasing from cyberbullying – Cyberbullying: Crossing the Line
    Expand knowledge of fair use and Creative Commons – Rework, Reuse, Remix
    Eighth_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Inter__RefHeading___Toc263757320 Internet
    Skills
    Create podcasts

    Utilize a variety of search engines to search for information related
    to support classroom topics
    2007-2008 Plagiarism Public Service Announcements
    2008-2009
    curriculum projects
    Utilize JerseyClicks to access the “deep web” resources through a public library card
    Utilize Google Image Search to select an image for school work
    Utilize online tools to create citations for all sources
    Evaluate the content, authority, bias, usability of electronic information
    Use Edmodo to turn in classwork and communicate with teacher and classmates
    Use Diigo to bookmark web pages for use at home and school
    Use Wolfram Alpha to search a computational knowledge database
    Use Google Docs to create documents, spreadsheets, and presentations for use at home and school
    Use Prezi to create zooming presentations

    (view changes)
    6:33 am
  2. page seventh edited Seventh Grade Concepts and Projects Word Seventh_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Word__RefHeading_…

    Seventh Grade Concepts and Projects
    WordSeventh_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Word__RefHeading___Toc263757293 Concepts and Projects
    __RefHeading___Toc263757294Word
    Processing Software
    ...
    classroom curriculum using Microsoft Word
    Desktop Publishing Skills
    Understand the concept of white space and use it effectively
    Use uppercase letters effectively
    Internet Skills
    Use the Internet to search for information related to classroom projects
    Learn about subscription databases available with your public library card

    Spreadsheet Software Skills
    ...
    to build a formula into a cell using Microsoft Exceland check formulas in cells
    Copy and paste values and formulas
    Design a spreadsheet
    ...
    Analyze the effects of changes made to a spreadsheet
    Presentation Software Skills
    Create How I Spend My TimePersonal Research Project and curriculum-based presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint
    Learn to create custom animations
    Drawing Software Skills
    ...
    Learn to use The Gimp to resize and merge photos
    Learn to use The Gimp to create custom animations
    PodcastingKeyboard Skills
    Practice keyboard skills using a word processor
    Learn to use touch-typing through the Typing Web site
    Collaboration
    Projects vary from year to year and include work on the interactive whiteboard related to seventh grade curriculum, collaboration within the school, and collaboration outside the school as project are available.
    2009-2010 GPS Travel Wiki
    Critical Thinking
    Analyze website links to choose the best information for a personal project
    Analyze presentation content to select the best image to represent concepts
    Analyze steps required to complete a computer program
    Analyze social studies curricular knowledge to create in Minecraft
    Media Literacy/MultiMedia Software
    Skills
    Use GaragebandGarageBand to create an audio podcastfile to demonstrate
    ...
    class activities
    Combine audio file with images in iMovie to create a parody (sample)
    2007-2008 Website Evaulation Podcasts
    Student choice: Contribute to the creation of an iBook

    Programming Skills
    Blockly via code.org
    Learn to use Scratch to create a game
    Paint stages and sprites
    Move sprites by programming the arrow keys
    Create
    Create a buttonsimple web page using HTML
    Student choice: Learn
    to perform an action with a broadcast command
    Perform an action based on the receive command
    Play a sound with the sprite clicked command
    use Gamemaker
    Skill Assessment Tools
    Participate in the Accelerated Reading program to practice reading comprehension skills
    Participate in the Accelerated Math program to practice math problem solving skills
    Participate in the Simple Assessment technology program
    Common Sense Curriculum
    Review Digital Life
    Review
    Analyze personal use of keeping private information privatemedia – My Media
    Handling issues
    online – Safe Talk Online
    Benefits and risks of how students portray themselves online – Which Me Should I Be

    Review of
    ...
    in cyberbullying
    Learn about handling messages that make you uncomfortable online
    Learn about the benefits and risks of presenting different aspects of yourself online
    (review) – Cyberbullying: Be Upstanding
    Learn your
    ...
    property online
    Collaboration With Other Schools
    2009-2010 GPS Travel Wiki
    – A Creator's Responsibilities
    Seventh_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Inte__RefHeading___Toc263757296 Internet Skills
    Utilize a variety of search engines to search for information related to classroom curriculum projects
    Utilize JerseyClicks to access the “deep web” resources through a public library card
    Utilize Google Image Search to select an image for school work
    Utilize online tools to create citations for all sources
    Evaluate the content, authority, bias, usability of electronic information
    Use Edmodo to turn in classwork and communicate with teacher and classmates
    Use Diigo to bookmark web pages for use at home and school
    Use Wolfram Alpha to search a computational knowledge database
    Use Google Docs to create documents for use at home and school

    (view changes)
    6:32 am
  3. page sixth edited Sixth Grade Concepts and Projects Word __RefHeading___Toc263757268Concepts and Projects __Ref…

    Sixth Grade Concepts and Projects
    Word__RefHeading___Toc263757268Concepts and Projects
    __RefHeading___Toc263757269Word
    Processing Software Skills
    Create

    Sixth_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Word_P Create
    a variety of documents in Microsoft Word based on
    Learn to insert and customize headers and footers
    Learn to enter and modify page numbers
    Create complex three-column documents
    MultiMedia Software Skills
    Use iMovie to create a music video with images and songs available for reuse and remixing
    Internet Awareness
    Use a variety of search engines to search for information related to classroom curriculum projects
    Learn to clues better searching using Google and Altavista
    Learn to create a citation for web-based information
    Evaluate the accuracy, relevance, and appropriateness of electronic information
    Skill/ Drill Software Skills
    Learn to start, use, and shut down My Mathematical Life
    Spreadsheet Software Skills
    Use Microsoft Excel to format a block of cells
    Learn to make a simple chart
    Desktop Publishing Skills

    Learn the difference between sans serif and serif fonts and use those fonts effectively
    Learn howSpreadsheet Software Skills
    Reinforce spreadsheet concepts
    Format blocks of cells
    Use formula symbols for various mathematical calculations: =, +, -, *,
    * Learn
    to sum numbers using =SUM
    Learn to change values and
    use fontsinformation from recalculated formulas
    Learn
    to gain your audience's attentionsort data in a spreadsheet
    Presentation Software Skills
    ...
    People presentation using Microsoft PowerPoint
    Learn to create slides

    Review slide creation
    including words and pictures
    Review proportionally resizing images

    Use slide transitions appropriately
    Learn to createReview the use of speaker notes andto prepare to stand in
    Drawing Software Skills
    Use The Gimp's painting tools to draw an avatar
    Use The Gimp to open a photo
    Use The Gimp to resize digital photos
    ProgrammingKeyboard Skills
    Practice keyboard skills using a word processor
    Learn to use touch-typing through the Typing Web site
    Collaboration
    Projects vary from year to year and include work on the interactive whiteboard related to sixth grade curriculum, collaboration within the school, and collaboration outside the school as project are available. Examples:
    Critical Thinking
    Analyze website links to choose the best information for a project
    Analyze presentation content to select the best image to represent the images used
    Analyze steps required to complete a computer program
    Analyze social studies Egyptian curricular knowledge to make a pyramid in Minecraft
    Media Literacy/MultiMedia Software Skills
    Use iMovie to a music video with images and songs with a Royalty-free Creative Commons friendly license to enhance a movie and demonstrate knowledge acquired in class (sample)
    Use GarageBand to create audio file with background music (sample)
    Sixth_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Progra__RefHeading___Toc263757277 Programming Skills
    Blockly via code.org

    Learn to use Scratch to create a program to dress up a house or face
    Paint stages and sprites
    ...
    Perform an action based on the receive command
    Play a sound with the sprite clicked command
    Podcasting Skills
    Use iMovie to create a short film to demonstrate knowledge acquired in class
    Use Garageband to create music to enhance the movie
    Skill
    Sixth_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Skill___RefHeading___Toc263757279 Skill Assessment Tools
    Participate in the Accelerated Reading program to practice reading comprehension skills
    Participate in the Math Facts in a Flash program to practice speed and accuracy in solving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems
    Participate in the Accelerated Math program to practice math problem solving skills
    Participate in the Simple Assessment technology survey
    Common
    Sixth_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-CyberS__RefHeading__7178_4813575 Common Sense Media Curriculum
    Understand what it means to have a Digital Life

    Learn to
    ...
    effectively online – Strategic Searching
    Learn to
    ...
    safe online – Schemes and Scams
    Learn the difference between being a bystander and upstander in cyberbullying situations – Cyberbullying: Be Upstanding
    Discuss the 24/7 nature of digital media – Digital Life 101

    (view changes)
    6:31 am
  4. page fifth edited Fifth Grade Concepts and Projects Word __RefHeading___Toc263757244Concepts and Projects Fifth…

    Fifth Grade Concepts and Projects
    Word__RefHeading___Toc263757244Concepts and Projects
    Fifth_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Word_P__RefHeading___Toc263757245 Word
    Processing Software
    ...
    page documents in Microsoft Word based on
    ...
    proper spelling
    Learn

    Reinforce
    the difference
    ...
    Save As
    Learn

    Reinforce the ability
    to insert,
    ...

    Learn to use the thesaurus
    Internet Awareness
    Use the Google web site to learn how to search
    select an appropriate number of fonts for information related to classroom curriculum projects
    Locate information in
    a web page by completing questionnaires
    Locate clip art and graphics online for use in Open Office documents and presentations
    Evaluate the accuracy of electronic information
    Learn to use Wolfram Alpha Computational Knowledge Engine
    Keyboard Skills
    Practice keyboard skills using Open Office text documents
    Keyboard practice using Learn to Type (Typing Web) site
    project
    Spreadsheet Software Skills
    ...
    spreadsheet concepts using Open Office spreadsheet documents
    Learn to format a block of cells
    Learn to makewrite a simple chartformula using =, +, -, *,
    * Learn to change values and use information from recalculated formulas

    Presentation Software Skills
    ...
    slide transitions using Open Office presentation documents
    Create an image presentation about
    ...
    using Pics4Learning
    Desktop Publishing
    images
    Learn to proportionally resize images
    Utilize speaker notes to prepare what will be said during a presentation
    Learn the value of using images that communicate the spirit of the speaker notes
    Keyboard
    Skills
    Practice keyboard skills using a word processor

    Learn to select an appropriate numberuse touch-typing through the Typing Web site
    Common Sense Media and Digital Passport Curriculum
    Learn to be why it is important to avoid multitasking – (review) Twalkers (DP)
    Give credit to the work
    of fontsothers – How to Cite a Site (for books)
    Fifth_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Common__RefHeading___Toc263757254 Have secure passwords to protect information online – Strong Passwords
    Keeping private information off the Internet - Talking Safely Online and Privacy Rules (Digital Passport Share Jumper can be reviewed)
    “With great power comes great responsibility” - Super Digital Citizen (Digital Passport E-volve can be reviewed)
    Compare similarities and differences of online and in-person issues - What's Cyberbullying (Digital Passport E-volve can be reviewed)
    Collaboration
    Projects vary from year to year and include work on the interactive whiteboard related to fifth grade curriculum, collaboration within the school, and collaboration outside the school as project are available. Examples:
    Time Zone Experiences
    Sharing Time
    Critical Thinking
    Analyze website links to choose the best information
    for a project
    Learn

    Analyze presentation content
    to place picturesselect the best image to greater effect inrepresent the images used
    Analyze steps required to complete
    a project
    Programming
    computer program
    Media Literacy Skills
    Create with music audio file
    Learn the difference between audio files and podcasts
    __RefHeading___Toc263757252Programming
    Skills
    Blockly via code.org

    Learn to use Scratch to create a program to a chase between sprites
    Paint stages and sprites
    ...
    Perform an action based on the receive command
    Play a sound with the sprite clicked command
    Utilize Blocky at the code.org site
    Skill Assessment Tools
    Participate in the Accelerated Reading program to practice reading comprehension skills
    Participate in the Math Facts in a Flash program to practice speed and accuracy in solving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems
    Participate in the Accelerated Math program to practice math problem solving skills
    Common Sense Digital Passport Curriculum
    Learn
    Fifth_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Intern Internet Awareness
    Use Edmodo
    to be why it is importantturn in classwork and communicate with teacher and classmates
    Use the Google and Sweet Search web site
    to avoid multitasking (review)
    Learn
    learn how to be an upstander and not a bystandersearch for information related to Cyberbullying (review)
    Learn what type of
    classroom curriculum projects
    Locate
    information is sharablein a web page by completing questionnaires
    Locate images
    online for use in word processing and that nothing is really private and erasable (review)
    Practice finding effective keywords when searching
    Give credit to
    presentation tasks
    __RefHeading___Toc263757253 Evaluate
    the workaccuracy of others
    Collaboration With Other Schools
    Time Zone Experiences
    electronic information
    Use Diigo to bookmark web pages for use at home and school
    Use Wolfram Alpha to search a computational knowledge database
    Use Google Docs to create documents for use at home and school

    (view changes)
    6:31 am
  5. page fourth edited Fourth Grade Concepts and Projects General __RefHeading___Toc263757220Concepts and Projects _…

    Fourth Grade Concepts and Projects
    General__RefHeading___Toc263757220Concepts and Projects
    __RefHeading___Toc263757221General
    Computer Awareness
    Learn to choose and delete files, create folders, move files to a folder, and delete folders
    UnderstandUtilize Save and respect copyright laws
    Painting
    Save As... as appropriate
    Use the icon to access the school file server
    Fourth_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Paint__RefHeading___Toc263757222 Painting
    Software Skills
    Use Pixie to draw a picture for a computer related project
    WordFourth_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Word___RefHeading___Toc263757223 Word Processing Software
    ...
    page documents in Microsoft Word based on
    Learn to change the layout of a document
    Learn to create indents, and hanging indents
    Learn to insert, position, and remove tabs
    Use page breaks
    Presentation Software Skills
    Use Open Office presentations to produce slide shows
    Learn to type notes for an image on the screen
    Learn to create, modify, and move drawn objects
    Learn to move images from the Internet to a slide and cite the source
    Learn to use a loud clear voice to read notes to class
    Learn to be a good audience member
    Internet Awareness
    Locate images online using Pics4Learning and properly cite images
    Keyboard Awareness
    Begin to master the alphabet using formal keyboarding skills
    Keyboard practice using Learn to Type (Typing Web) site

    Spreadsheet Software Skills
    Learn to recognize the parts of a spreadsheet
    Understand the purpose of spreadsheets
    ...
    and numbers using Microsoft Excel
    Clear the contents of a cell
    Select a block of cells and sort information
    SkillFourth_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Prese__RefHeading___Toc263757224 Presentation Software Skills
    Use desktop presentation software to produce slide shows
    Learn to type speaker notes for an image on the screen
    Learn to create, modify, and move drawn objects
    Learn to move images from the Internet to a slide and cite the source
    Learn to use a loud clear voice to read speaker notes to class
    Learn the value of using images that communicate the spirit of the speaker notes
    Keyboard Awareness
    Begin to master the alphabet using formal keyboarding skills
    Common Sense Media and Digital Passport Curriculum
    Learn to be why it is important to avoid multitasking – Twalkers (DP)
    Learn how to be an upstander and not a bystander to Cyberbullying – E-volve (DP)
    Learn what type of information is sharable online and that nothing is really private and erasable – Share Jumper (DP)
    Practice finding effective keywords when searching – Search Shark (DP)
    Give credit to the work of others – How to Cite a Site (for online information)
    Have secure passwords to protect information online – Strong Passwords
    Collaboration
    Projects vary from year to year and include work on the interactive whiteboard related to fourth grade curriculum, collaboration within the school, and collaboration outside the school as project are available.
    GPS Travel Wiki
    Critical Thinking
    Learn to use augmented reality through ColAR app on school iPads
    Media Literacy Skills
    Learn to write a script and record the script in GarageBand
    Learn to self-critique the quality of recording and trim unwanted sound
    Learn to add music loops to enhance audio file
    Programming Skills
    Blockly via code.org
    Scratch
    Fourth_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Skill__RefHeading___Toc263757229 Skill
    Assessment Tools
    Participate in the Accelerated Reading program to practice reading comprehension skills
    Participate in the Math Facts in a Flash program to practice speed and accuracy in solving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems
    Participate in the Accelerated Math program to practice math problem solving skills
    Common Sense Digital Passport Curriculum
    Learn
    Internet Awareness
    Use Edmodo
    to be why it is important to avoid multitasking
    Learn how to be an upstander
    turn in classwork and not a bystander to Cyberbullying
    Learn what information is private and that information is not always erasable
    communicate with teacher
    Locate images
    online
    Common Sense Curriculum
    Learn to use keywords to search for information
    Learn to create strong passwords
    Learn to avoid spam
    using Pics4Learning and fake prizes online
    Learn to
    properly cite a source in projects
    Computer Programming Awareness
    Learn to use the Blockly website as a class and independently
    Learn to use Scratch
    Collaboration with Other Schools
    GPS Travel Wiki
    images
    (view changes)
    6:30 am
  6. page third edited Third Grade Concepts and Projects General __RefHeading___Toc263757197Concepts and Projects __…

    Third Grade Concepts and Projects
    General__RefHeading___Toc263757197Concepts and Projects
    __RefHeading___Toc263757198General
    Computer Awareness
    Use

    Third_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Genera Use
    appropriate terminology
    ...
    resize windows
    Learn to
    and change the
    Learn to change the name of a file
    PaintingUnderstand the difference between Save and Save As...
    Learn to use the icon to access the school file server
    Third_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Painti__RefHeading___Toc263757199 Painting
    Software Skills
    Use Pixie to draw a picture and write a descriptive paragraph
    Learn to use the lasso to select an image in the paint program
    Learn to copy and paste part of a drawing
    WordIdea Mapping Software Skills
    Use Kidspiration to produce outlines for paragraphs
    Third_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Word_P__RefHeading___Toc263757200 Word
    Processing Software
    Produce word processed paragraphs
    Reinforce proper spacing
    ...
    Use copy, cut, and paste
    Become aware of the spell check feature
    Spreadsheet Software Skills
    Learn to recognize the parts of a spreadsheet
    Understand the purpose of spreadsheets
    Third_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Presen__RefHeading___Toc263757201 Move to a specific cell and type words and numbers

    Presentation Software Skills
    Produce slide show using presentation software
    Learn to type notes for an image on the screen
    Learn to use a loud clear voice to read notes to class
    Concept Mapping Software Skills
    Use Kidspiration to produce outlines for paragraphs
    Internet Awareness
    Use Edmodo to turn in classwork and communicate with teacher
    Read a web page for information and accurately record results
    Use a search engine to find information about a topic
    Practice finding the appropriate website of the many listed in a search result
    Learn to use hyperlinks and the back button

    Keyboard Awareness
    Become familiar with the proper position of the fingers on the home row keys (a, s, d, f, j, k, l, ;)
    Practice using formal keyboard skills for the home row keys and be introduced to using formal keyboard skills for the alphabet
    Keyboard practice using the Dance Mat Typing web site.
    Skill Assessment Tools
    Participate in the Math Facts in a Flash program to practice speed and accuracy in solving addition and subtraction problems
    Participate in the Accelerated Reader program to practice reading comprehension
    Participate in the Accelerated Math program to practice math concepts
    Common
    __RefHeading___Toc263757204Common Sense Media Curriculum
    Learn about the different rings of responsibility when working online
    Learn about the power of words when you write messages online and define the word cyberbully

    Learn appropriate
    ...
    Club Penguin – Review of Powerful Passwords and Private and WebkinzPersonal Information
    Learn to
    ...
    good manners when sending an email
    Learn about the terms citation
    online and plagiarism
    Computer Programming Awareness
    offline – The Power of Words, Rings of Responsibility, and Whose Is It, Anyway
    Learn to use keywords – The Key to Keywords
    Third_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Collab__RefHeading___Toc263757207 Collaboration
    Projects vary from year to year and include work on
    the Tynker website independently
    Introduction
    interactive whiteboard related to Scratch
    Collaboration
    third grade curriculum, collaboration within the school, and collaboration outside the school as project are available.
    2013-2014 Mystery Skype (3b)
    2009-2014 Great Mail Race

    2009-2010 Winter Wonderland Christmas Card Exchange (3a)
    Great Mail Race social studies projectCritical Thinking
    Learn to use augmented reality through ColAR app on school iPads
    Media Literacy Skills
    Learn to add music loops to create an audio file in GarageBand
    Programming Skills
    Tynker via code.org
    Scratch
    Third_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Skill___RefHeading___Toc263757205 Skill Assessment Tools
    Participate in the Math Facts in a Flash program to practice speed and accuracy in solving addition, subtraction, and multiplication problems
    Participate in Accelerated Math program to focus on skills learned in math class.
    Participate in Accelerated Reading program to focus on reading comprehension.
    Internet Awareness
    Use Edmodo to turn in classwork and communicate with teacher
    Read a web page for information and accurately record results
    Use a search engine to find information about a topic
    Practice finding the appropriate website of the many listed in a search result
    __RefHeading___Toc263757206 Learn to use hyperlinks and the back button

    (view changes)
    6:29 am
  7. page second edited Second Grade Concepts and Projects General __RefHeading___Toc263757173Concepts and Projects _…

    Second Grade Concepts and Projects
    General__RefHeading___Toc263757173Concepts and Projects
    __RefHeading___Toc263757174General
    Computer Awareness
    Learn about active and inactive menu items
    Learn to save a file using the mouse
    Learn basic keyboard shortcuts
    Learn to respect other students' files
    Painting
    use the icon to access the school file server
    Second_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Paint__RefHeading___Toc263757175 Painting
    Software Skills
    Create Pixie drawings to reinforce classroom curriculum
    Use the menu to make changes to program features
    Create a display of pictures using Pixie's slide show
    Draw a picture and type a descriptive sentence
    Concept Mapping Software Skills
    Second_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Word___RefHeading___Toc263757176 Use Kidspiration to produce outlines for paragraphs

    Word Processing Software Skills
    Practice typing one space between words in a sentence
    Reinforce typing the period after the last word in a sentence with the space following the period
    Learn to press return only at the end of a paragraph
    Use toolbar icons to open, save, and print documents
    Learn to highlight text and change the fonts, text size, and style (bold, italic)
    Internet Awareness
    Locate information by searching Little Explorers Picture Dictionary by index letter and description.
    Locate information by reading labels on a web page to find state facts using Little Explorers US States page.
    Locate information by following teacher selected links.
    Concept Mapping Software Skills
    Use Kidspiration to produce outlines for paragraphs

    Skill/ Drill Software Skills
    ...
    and shut down: Spelling City anddown Starfall Learn to Read
    Learn to start, use, and shut down Spelling City

    Keyboard Awareness
    Practice using the shift key to make capital letters and symbols in sentences
    Learn the names of some of the symbols on the keyboard (@ # % & * ;) and practice typing those symbols
    ...
    Typing web site
    Skill Assessment Tools
    Participate in the Math Facts in a Flash program to practice speed and accuracy in solving addition and subtraction problems
    Participate in the Accelerated Reader program to practice reading comprehension
    Participate in the Accelerated Math program to practice math concepts
    Common
    site.
    Second_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-CommoSecond_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Skill__RefHeading___Toc263757182 Common
    Sense Media
    ...
    work online – My Online Community
    Learn about
    ...
    web sites – Things For Sale
    Learn what it means to have a powerful passwordabout creating secure passwords – Powerful Passwords
    Learn about communityhow communication online
    Learn about writing good emails
    Computer Programming Awareness
    Learn
    and in person have similarities and differences – Show Respect Online
    Second_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Colla__RefHeading___Toc263757183 Collaboration
    Projects vary from year
    to useyear and include work on the interactive whiteboard related to second grade curriculum, collaboration within the school, and collaboration outside the Tynker websiteschool as a class
    Collaboration
    project are available.
    2009-2014 Monster Project
    ...
    the partner school
    Participate in Skype call with partner school
    Critical
    schools
    Second_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Criti__RefHeading___Toc263757184 Critical
    Thinking
    Use the Little Explorer's Picture Dictionary to find bird names based on descriptions on paper
    UseLearn to use augmented reality through ColAR app on school iPads
    Media Literacy Skills
    Record a song as a class into a GarageBand audio file
    Prepare images to display with recording in teacher created iMovie about pollution
    Programming Skills
    Tynker as a teacher-led whole group activity with individual students moving blocks of code.
    Skill Assessment Tools
    Second_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Keybo Participate in
    the Math Facts in a Flash program to practice speed and accuracy in solving addition, subtraction, and multiplication problems
    Participate in Accelerated Math program to focus on skills learned in math class.
    Participate in Accelerated Reading program to focus on reading comprehension.
    Internet Awareness
    Locate information by searching
    Little Explorer'sExplorers Picture Dictionary by index letter and description.
    Locate information by reading labels on a web page
    to followfind state facts using Little Explorers US States page.
    Locate information by following
    links to learn more about a topicselected by the teacher.
    (view changes)
    6:28 am
  8. page first edited First Grade Concepts and Projects General __RefHeading___Toc263757151Concepts and Projects __…

    First Grade Concepts and Projects
    General__RefHeading___Toc263757151Concepts and Projects
    __RefHeading___Toc263757152General
    Computer Awareness
    Learn

    First_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Genera Learn
    about memory
    ...
    - what it'sit is used for, where it'sit is located, and
    ...
    like inside (used open hard drive)
    Open a file using the mouse
    Use the menu bar and access menu items
    PaintingLearn to use the icon to access the school file server
    First_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Painti__RefHeading___Toc263757153 Painting
    Software Skills
    Create Pixie drawings to reinforce classroom curriculum
    Learn to read the menu to access additional program features
    ...
    Learn to type one space between words in a sentence
    Use toolbar icons to open, save, and print documents
    IdeaFirst_Grade_Concepts_and_Projects-Idea_M__RefHeading___Toc263757154 Idea Mapping Software
    Learn to start, use, and close Kidspiration
    Learn to select images to complement theme
    Types sentences to complement images for theme
    Science - same/different,Same/different, sorting by
    ...
    ethics lesson
    Word

    Word_Processing_Software_Skills__RefHeading___Toc263757155 Word
    Processing Software
    Learn to start and use a word processor
    ...
    and move the insertion point using the
    Type short sentences
    Learn to press the space bar one time between words and one time after the period
    Learn to type multiple sentences to form a paragraph that wraps
    Learn
    to press
    ...
    a new lineparagraph of text
    Skill/ Drill Software Skills
    ...
    and shut down:down ABC Mouse.com via a web browser.
    Utilize

    Learn to start, use, and shut down
    Starfall Learn to Read
    Utilize

    Learn to start, use, and shut down
    Spelling City
    Keyboard Awareness
    Locate alphabetic letters on the keyboard
    Use the shift key to type initial capitals, when required, on computer projects
    Learn the names of some of the symbols on the keyboard (. , / ! ? $ + - =) and practice typing those symbols
    ...
    the keyboard without proper hand placement on the home row keys
    Common Sense Media Curriculum
    Learn to keep information private onlinebe a good digital citizen – Screen Out the Mean
    Learn to
    ...
    safe online by using children's websites– Staying Safe Online
    Learn being polite and not mean onlineabout digital footprints – Follow the Digital Trail
    Learn to search a children's dictionary onlineshare ratings of websites – Sites I Like
    Learn to rate what you like aboutlocate information on a website
    Computer Programming Awareness
    Learn to use the Daisy the Dinosaur app
    digital picture dictionary – A-B-C Searching
    Collaboration
    Projects vary from year to year and include work on the interactive whiteboard related to first grade curriculum
    Create stories with a partner
    CriticalWord_Processing_Software_Skills-Critical__RefHeading___Toc263757160 Critical Thinking
    Learn how to share ratings of skill/drill websites with students in the classroom
    Learn to use augmented reality through ColAR app on school iPads
    Learn to locate information on a web page based on clues utilizing Little Explorer’s Picture Dictionary
    LearnMedia Literacy Skills
    Prepare images
    to utilize and evaluate iPad appsdisplay in teacher created iBook
    Programming Skills
    Daisy the Dinosaur app via school iPads
    Skill Assessment Tools
    Word_Processing_Software_Skills-Keyboard__RefHeading___Toc263757157 Participate in the Math Facts in a Flash program
    to share with teacherspractice speed and fellow students including: Stumpy, Homer, Storybots Tap & Sing, ABC Order, Cataccuracy in the Hat, Reading Rainbow, Toy Story, Green Eggssolving addition, subtraction, and Ham, Disney Storytime, First Grade, Candy Count, ABC Print, Ollie’s Handwriting and Phonics, and Seasons! Apps utilized will change with the input of studentsmultiplication problems
    Participate in Accelerated Math program to focus on skills learned in math class
    Participate in Accelerated Reading program to focus on reading comprehension

    (view changes)
    6:27 am
  9. page kindergarten edited Kindergarten Concepts __RefHeading___Toc263757129Concepts and Projects General Kinderga…

    Kindergarten Concepts
    __RefHeading___Toc263757129Concepts
    and Projects
    General

    Kindergarten_Concepts_and_Projects-Gener__RefHeading___Toc263757130 General
    Computer Awareness
    Understand what a computer is and how to use it for the work of a Kindergarten student
    Identify the parts of the computer: mouse, keyboard, monitor, desktop, icon, headphones
    ...
    Demonstrate appropriate behavior at the computer
    Treat equipment with respect
    PaintingKindergarten_Concepts_and_Projects-Paint__RefHeading___Toc263757131 Painting Software Skills
    Learn to start and use Pixie and access the tools
    Use the pencil, eraser, paintbrush, spray can, paint bucket, stamps, line tools, shape tools, and text tool
    Change the color or pattern of the painting tools
    Projects include holiday and seasonal drawings, counting, 100th day, the artist Mondrian, shapes, moving things, living things, and other topics related to the Kindergarten curriculum
    IdeaIdea_Mapping_Software_Skills__RefHeading___Toc263757132 Idea Mapping Software
    Use Kidspiration
    Learn to select images to complement theme
    ...
    neighborhood map, demonstrate knowledge about New Jersey, matching beginning
    ...
    to images
    Word

    Idea_Mapping_Software_Skills-Word_Proces__RefHeading___Toc263757133 Word
    Processing Software
    Learn to start and use a word processor
    Learn to type lowercase letters, delete mistakes, and move using the arrow keys
    Type short vowel words such as cat, rat, and bat
    Learn to press the space bar one time between words
    Skill/Type a short sentence with one space between words and an ending period immediately following the last word
    Idea_Mapping_Software_Skills-Skill%252F___RefHeading___Toc263757134 Skill/
    Drill Software
    Learn to start, use, and shut down ABC Mouse.com
    UtilizeLearn to start, use, and shut down Starfall ABCs
    Utilize

    Learn to start, use, and shut down
    Headsprout Mousing Around
    Keyboard

    Idea_Mapping_Software_Skills-Keyboard_Aw__RefHeading___Toc263757135 Keyboard
    Awareness
    Locate the letters of the alphabet associated with the student's first name
    Learn to use the shift key to type an initial capital letter for the student's first name
    Learn to use the delete key to erase mistakes
    Learn to use the space bar to delineate words
    CommonLearn to use the period to end a sentence
    Idea_Mapping_Software_Skills-Common_SensIdea_Mapping_Software_Skills-Skill_Asses__RefHeading___Toc263757136 Common
    Sense Media
    ...
    safe online by taking an adult with you– Going Places Safely
    Learn computer manners - ask before using a computer – Going Places Safely

    Learn to keep information private onlinehave ownership of work – My Creative Work
    Learn how
    ...
    communicate online
    Learn to sign your work
    Computer Programming Awareness
    Learn to use the Daisy the Dinosaur app
    Collaboration
    – Sending Email
    Idea_Mapping_Software_Skills-Collaborati__RefHeading___Toc263757137 Collaboration

    Projects vary
    ...
    include work on the interactive whiteboard related to Kindergarten curriculum. Past projects:
    2008-2014 Work
    on the
    ...
    digital photography project
    2007-2008 100th Day Project
    2008-2009 Winter Wonderland Project
    CriticalCritical_Thinking__RefHeading___Toc263757138 Critical Thinking
    Learn
    ...
    fellow students including: Stumpy, Homer, Storybots Tap & Sing, ABC Order, Cat in
    Programming Skills
    Daisy
    the Hat, Reading Rainbow, Toy Story, Green Eggs and Ham, Disney Storytime, First Grade, Candy Count, ABC Print, Ollie’s Handwriting and Phonics, and Seasons! Apps utilized will change with the input of students.Dinosaur app via school iPads
    (view changes)
    6:26 am

Saturday, March 22

  1. page fifth edited ... Learn to use Wolfram Alpha Computational Knowledge Engine Keyboard Skills ... skills using…
    ...
    Learn to use Wolfram Alpha Computational Knowledge Engine
    Keyboard Skills
    ...
    skills using WordOpen Office text documents
    Keyboard practice using Learn to Type (Typing Web) site
    Spreadsheet Software Skills
    ...
    concepts using Microsoft ExcelOpen Office spreadsheet documents
    Learn to formationformat a block
    Learn to make a simple chart
    Presentation Software Skills
    ...
    transitions using Microsoft PowerPointOpen Office presentation documents
    Create a clip artan presentation about the student using Pics4Learning
    Desktop Publishing Skills
    Learn to select an appropriate number of fonts for a project
    ...
    Perform an action based on the receive command
    Play a sound with the sprite clicked command
    Utilize Blocky at the code.org site
    Skill Assessment Tools
    Participate in the Accelerated Reading program to practice reading comprehension skills
    ...
    Learn to be why it is important to avoid multitasking (review)
    Learn how to be an upstander and not a bystander to Cyberbullying (review)
    ...
    and erasable (review)
    Practice finding effective keywords when searching
    Give credit to the work of others
    (view changes)
    3:41 pm

More