Educational Technology

 

Welcome to the Computer Lab…

This school year we will explore:

Parts of the Computer, Applications, Digital Citizenship, and Online Searching

 

 

Students- Remember to check out the

SYMBALOO page for important and fun website links!

Look for additional Symbaloo Subject Webmixes to the right!

 

 

Also check out the online Portfolio of Student work:

EPortfolio

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 Featured Website: Study Island

Students & their parents are encouraged to log on &  use Study Island !

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Kindergarten - Younger students will learn keyboarding skills and keyboard layout this year as well as use Paint. See the Keyboarding Symbaloo at right for some practice sites.

Younger students learn a lot through Microsoft Paint – especially using fine motor skills while being creative.

Parents — please note that  all PC computers come with this application as part of Windows…(look in Start, Programs, Accessories…) so that children can practice at home. Students love this program and it really helps with their motor skills here in computer class!

They also love to visit the Starfall website for letter, phonics, and reading practice.

Some of their favorite websites are Starfall.com, PBSKids.org, and LearningPlanet.com
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INTRODUCING - TYPING WEB - online typing tutorial & typing games 

ALL Students should spend time using the online typing tutor at Typing Web;

scores will be tallied on leaderboard for grades 3-7  (leaderboards are reset every week)  

TypingWeb

There are also numerous fun typing sites found on
on the SYMBALOO keyboard webmix (at right column)  
 

 

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 MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENTS 

Middle School students (6-8) should also practice keyboarding skills.  They are also expected to have a flash or USB drive when the school year begins.
7th and 8th grade students will have tech essays due at three times during the school year. This is a mandatory assignment and due dates will be adhered to for a grade. Details are listed below.
6th/7th/8th Gr – Click here for OnlineSafety Tips: 6-8-familytip-safeonlinetalk
We celebrate Digital Learning day every day! Share your Favorite APPS, Websites, Digital Tools in the…

APP SMACKDOWN!!

Please share your favorites on the WallWisher page…here

ALL 6-8 grade students should check Google accounts, Glogster,  and Edmodo Join Codes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Essays may be submitted through MarkUp at: MrsCasey@markupsync.com

 TECH ESSAYS:
7th Grade Tech Essay due dates:
10/24/14
2/6/15
5/15/15
*Work MAY be turned in early — But NO WORK will be accepted LATE for this project.*
8th Grade Tech Essay due dates:
10/27/14
2/2/15
5/18/15

Technology Essay Guidelines

*Work MAY be turned in early — But NO WORK will be accepted LATE for this project.*

Contact Mrs. Casey: caseys@olgcnj.org

+ ATTENTION STUDENTS & PARENTS+

Parents please be aware of the policy here in Computer Class…

Students are responsible for their own work.  If a child is absent on a class day, it is his or her own responsibility to find out what was missed and the work that is due. Work may be submitted to me via email if there is a problem printing it out at home.

5-8 grade students are encouraged to use Google Docs for their assignments.

PLEASE save work as either TXT or RTF files.  Students may use flash drives to transport work between home and school.

Homework is NOT an OPTION for this class. If an assignment is given, then it is expected that students will get the work done within that week’s time.  Work turned in more than a week late will receive a grade penalty. Work turned in more than 2 weeks late will not be accepted. 

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PARENTS

commonsensemedialogo

Please click to visit the CommonSense website for information on children and Digital Literacy & Citizenship. 

Click here for Internet Safety Tip Sheets:

k-5-familytip-talkingsafelyonline

6-8-familytip-safeonlinetalk

 

CHALLENGE QUESTION…
CHALLENGE: New Challenge – stay tuned!!
Thanks to everyone for playing…
Check out the WONDERful website, WONDEROPOLIS – chock  full of wonderful facts and information!
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 FEATURED WEBSITES

GLOGSTER TUTORIALS
PREZI TUTORIALS
FEATURED WEBSITES:
EARLY COMPUTER LEARNERS:
TYPING TUTORS:
STOP-MOTION ANIMATION:
REFERENCE SITES:
ipl2-information you can trust
 
Also see main Symbaloo
CLIP ART:
ROYALTY  FREE MUSIC:
SOCIAL STUDIES:
MATH & SCIENCE:
LANGUAGE ARTS:
FUN & LEARNING:
HOLIDAY FUN:
JUST FUN:
Pandas – Live Panda Cam :
(Free award-winning software download)

 

 

 

  • Contact the School at school@olgcnj.org
    Main School Office:
    (856) 235-7885
    Early Childhood Center:
    (856) 235-5371