Friday, October 31, 2014

Grade One Tells Time with Brainpop

Grade 1 watched the Brainpop video of the parts of the clock below and then drew their own clock:













Draw a clock:




Grade One Tells Time





We read this book on Tumblebooks (keyword search: time):




We then exploredthe time activity below:















Grade 5 Codes

What is coding?  The students watched the following videos to familiarize themselves with the world of computer science.








 Sign into Turtle Academy using your Google account.  Complete the first lesson.




















More programming websites:

Scratch


Grade 4 Builds and Publishes with Chrome

Grade 4 students are continuing their use of Lego Chrome Builder to extend their learning from their field trip to the Design Center in Copenhagen. Students built their own structures.

Instructions:

  1. Click on the image below
  2. Sign into Google using the button on the upper right hand side of the page
  3. Go to the 'Start Building' page















Do not forget to 'Publish' your building at the end of the lesson



Grade 4 Builds with Chrome

Grade 4 students are using Lego Chrome Builder to extend their learning from their field trip to the Design Center in Copenhagen. We watched this short video together in order to get excited about the possibilities!




Students first completed as many of the lessons in the Build Academy as possible during our first lesson.  Instructions:
  1. Click on the image below
  2. Sign in to your Google account in the upper right hand corner of the page
  3. Go to the 'Build Academy' page and start following the instructions







Thursday, October 30, 2014

Grade 3 Builds with Chrome



Grade 3 students are using Lego Chrome Builder to realize what they are learning in their unit of inquiry about cities.  Students first completed the lesson in the Build Academy and then built their own structure.


Happy Halloween!

Celebrate Halloween with some ghoulish games!