Keyboarding – Students devote part of computer lab working on finger placement, accuracy, and speed with the website, Typing Club. This program empahsizes touch typing and provides reports on the individual's progress. Students are also taught proper ergonomics when using the computer.
"All About Me" Word Cloud - Students used the website Tagul.com to create a word list describing themselves and then created word clouds – amazing pictures made up of the words in the list. Students learned to customize their project by formatting the layout, font size, and color of the word cloud.
Digital Citizenship Slide Shows - Students collaborated in small groups to research various digital citizenship topics such as Cyber Security, Cyberbullying, Cell Phone Rules, and Passwords and Email Rules. They used Google Slides to create slide shows, which were presented in the Computer Lab.
Computer Coding – Students started computer coding on Code.org in November and worked at their own pace through the 20-hour coding Course 3 during computer lab. They learned to assembled a series of blockly commands into a simple program to move characters through a maze, perform a series of tasks, or draw geometric designs and pictures. During the week of December 5-11, students will participate in the worldwide Hour of Code event and worked on special activities on the Code.org website. (See Code.org Classroom Links below)
Google Docs - Students learned how to use Google Docs for classroom and computer lab assignments.
Internet Searches – Students learned how to conduct better Internet searches and refine their searches using search tips and tricks
Students watched videos and participated in discussions about information privacy and cyberbullying.
Typing Club - You will need to login with your Username (first initial and last name, no spaces) and password (ms123456)
Mrs. Garcia's Code.org Login -Students will need to know their secret words to login
Mrs. Rhoden's Code.org Login - Students will need to know their secret words to login
Mrs. Tang's Code.org Login - Students will need to know their secret words to login