April and May Computer Lab Happenings

April 3 – 14
Kindergarten classes will spend 2 weeks using Google Docs to do some text formatting on a Spring Poem.
First – 3rd grades will spend 2 weeks creating graphs in Google Sheets.
April 17 – 21
All grades will have typing practice.
April 24-28
All grades will practice their coding skills on Code.org
May 1-5
All classes will have an internet safety lesson on Social Networking.
May 8-12
All classes will learn to take a screen shot and save it into their Google Drive.
May 15 -19
All grades will have typing practice.
May 22-24
All classes will have their last free choice day of the year!!
Have a magical summer!!

March Computer Lab Happenings

February 27 – March 3
Kindergarten classes will start a Google slide presentation about shapes and colors.
Grades 1-3 will add transitions and animations to their slide presentations. Grades 1 & 2 will also turn in their slide presentations.
March 6 – 10
Kindergarten classes will finish their Google slide presentation about shapes and colors.
Grades 1 & 2 will do some text formatting in Google Docs using a Leprechaun Poem.
Third grade will share their Google slide presentation and turn it in.
March 13 – 17
Each class will have a free choice day!!
March 20 – 24
All classes will practice coding skills using Code.org
March 27 – 31
SPRING BREAK!!!!

February Computer Lab Happenings

January 30 – February 3
Kindergarten classes will use their Google account to login to Google Classroom to learn about Google Sheets.
First grade will continue to work on their Seasons google slide presentation.
Second grade will continue to work on their Alabama google slide presentation.
Third grade will continue to work on their Natural Disaster google slide presentation.
February 6 -10
All classes with have an internet safety lesson about cyberbullying.
February 13 -17
Kindergarten classes will log into Google Classroom and do some text formatting using their first name on Google Docs. 
Grades 1-3 will practice their coding skills using Code.org.
 
February 20-24
All classes will practice their typing skills using Typing Agent or BBC Dancemat typing.
 
February 27 – March 3
Kindergarten will begin creating a Google slide presentation on colors and shapes.
First grade will continue to work on their Seasons google slide presentation.
Second grade will continue to work on their Alabama google slide presentation.
Third grade will continue to work on their Natural Disaster google slide presentation.

 

January Computer Lab Happenings

January 4-6  All classes with practice their coding skills on Code.org.

January 9-13 Kindergarten classes will get an introduction to their new Google accounts!! First Grade will start their Google Slide presentation on the Seasons of the year. Second grade will start their Google Slide presentation about the State of Alabama. And third grade will start their google slide presentation on Natural Disasters. Grades 1-3 will be working on these slide presentations throughout this 9 week grading period.

January 17- 20 All classes will practice their typing skills.

January 23-27  Kindergarten classes will use Google Classroom to practice some text formatting using their name. Grades 1-3 will continue work on their slide presentations.

December Computer Lab Happenings

Nov 28 – Dec 2 Kindergarten will use Microsoft Word to add and edit Christmas pictures. 1st and 2nd grades with be using Google Docs to do some text formatting using the song Jingle Bells. Third grade will use Google Slides to create a slide about holiday traditions in another country.
Dec 5-9 is the national Hour of Code week and all classes will use Code.org to try a new course or game on the website to practice their coding skills.
Dec 12- 16 is free choice week for all classes.
Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas!!

November Computer Lab Happenings

Oct 31 – Nov 4 Grades 1-3 will use Typing Agent for typing practice. Kindergarten will practice their mouse and website skills on PBSKids.org.
Nov 7 – 11 Kindergarten classes will have an introduction to Code.org. Grades 1-3 will practice their coding skills on Code.org
Nov 14- 18 Kindergarten classes will use Microsoft Word to short shapes. Grades 1-3 will practice turning the computer on and off, review the start menu.

October Computer Lab Happenings

Oct 3-7 all classes will have a free choice day!!
Oct 11-14 Kindergarten classes will learn to use the KidsA-Z.com reading website. Grades 1-3 will practice their coding skills on Code.org
Oct 17-21 Kindergarten classes will practice reading skills on Kids A-Z. Grades 1-3 will get an introduction to their Google Drive and Google Classroom.
Oct 24 -28 Kindergarten will use Microsoft Word to create Halloween clipart. Grades 2-3 will practice text formatting with a Halloween poem in Google docs. Third grade will use Google docs to explore spider facts.

September Computer Lab Happenings

During the week of September 26-30 All classes will have an internet safety lesson about chatting online.

Kindergarten will visit several websites that will help them learn to use a mouse and learn to navigate a website.

All classes in grade 1-3 will have the following lessons during the remaining weeks in the month of September:

September 6-9  All classes grade 1-3 will have a lesson on how to use our new Chromebooks!!

September 12-16 All classes grade 1-3 will do typing practice on Typing Agent. This will be an introduction lesson for 1st grade.

September 19-23 All classes grade 1-3 will practice coding on Code.org.

April & May Computer Lab Happenings

April & May Computer Lab Happenings

All classes had an internet safety lesson during the week of April 18-22 and they will all have typing practice during the weeks of April 25-29 and May 16-20. As a follow-up to the internet safety lessons, all classes will also learn to take a screen shot and save it. May2-6 every class will also have another chance to try out code.org to practice their coding skills.

Kindergarten just finished a 2 week Google Slide presentation using color words and learning how to add pictures.

First Grade just finished some text formatting by creating an All About Me acrostic poem. This was a 2 week project.

Second Grade just finished some text formatting by creating a book report on Walt Disney. This was a 2 week project.

Third grade added animations & transitions to their Google Slides presentation on the State of Alabama. They also learned how to download and save their project to their computer as well as how to share and email their project.

March Computer Lab Happenings

All classes will have typing practice during the week of March 7-10.

Kindergarten will login into Google classroom and do a text formatting activity using their name and then also learn to add images using some springtime pictures.

First Grade will finish their seasons slide presentation and then do some text formatting using a Leprechaun poem

Second Grade will finish their state slide presentation.

Third grade will continue their Google Slides presentation on the State of Alabama. This will be an ongoing project through the beginning of April.

All classes will have an earned “free choice” day the week of March 21-25.