Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Grade 5 Starts Building

Grade 5 students are going to build a simple project through coding.

Instructions:

  • Open the Google Doc below, go to 'file' and make a copy. Please name it Final Project - your names



  • Place the completed document in the shared folder

Please take a look at lesson 40 in Code.org.  It will help you decide how you want to approach your project. Start completing your project worksheet.


Grade 3 and Fairy Tales

Grade 3 used the following websites to listen to some Fairy Tales:




We then made groups and used a Padlet to map the elements of our Fairy Tales.


Made with Padlet

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Grade 4 Explores Project Idea


Grade 4 students are using Code.org to explore the various ways you can use coding to create something.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Grade 3 Multiplication Practice

Grade 3 watched the Brainpop video on Multiplication and then played some of the Brainpop multiplication games to practice their skills.















Brainpop Games















Hooda Math Games



How to enable Flash:


Monday, February 4, 2019

Grade 5 and Functions in Coding

Grade 5 is learning more about 'Functions' while coding with Code.org.

Vocabulary

  • Function - A named group of programming instructions. Functions are reusable abstractions that reduce the complexity of writing and maintaining programs.


Instructions:

  • Log in using your Google account to Code.org











  • Go to lesson 20 of your 'Express Coding' course


Google Add-ons

What are Google Add-ons?

Add-ons in Google Docs are tools built by third-party developers. You can install add-ons to bring more functionality to Docs, Forms, and Sheets.


Instructions:
  • Create a new Google Doc
  • Change the file name from 'untitled' to a new name (your name add-ons)
  • Select 'Get Add-ons' from the Add-on drop-down menu
  • Type in 'Magic Rainbow Unicorns' and  click on '+ FREE'

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Hangouts Challenge!

Grades 3 students are learning how to use Google Hangouts chat function.  They used the form below to get to know a classmate using only the chat with no talking.  Let's see who can submit the form correctly first!  The next challenge is to get as many Hangouts partners as you can.

Instructions:


  • Log into Gmail so that Hangouts is open
  • Quietly find someone with whom to partner
  • Open the Google form below in a tab and fill it out by asking the questions over the Hangout chat...no talking!
  • Once you and your partner have answered all of the questions for each of you, you BOTH submit your form
  • Find a new partner (quietly) and repeat the activity again with your new partner.
  • REMEMBER, you are filling out the answers for your partner and they are filling out the answers for you