• Computer Lab

    Welcome to the 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade Technology Page!
    Problem solving. Creativity. Logic. Perseverance.  


    Course Topics 

    code.org link for 3B students Fundamentals of Computer Science: 
    • Programming Concepts: This includes algorithms, programs, loops, and if then else statements.
    • Mathematical skills: Adding and subtracting pixels, determining angle measurements, and critical thinking are applied to complete levels on Code.org.
    • Language/Social Skills: By participating in Pair Programming, the students take turns acting as the driver or navigator while coding.

    typing.come login link
    Keyboarding: (3rd grade) typing.com, (4th and 5th grade) TypingClub.com

    Students begin every technology class with 5 minutes of typing practice. 
    • Younger students focus on proper posture and using both hands on the keyboard. They make an effort to use their right hand for letters on the right hand side of the keyboard, and their left hand for letters on the left. 
    • Older students build on these goals by also working on proper finger placement, using the Home Row, and increasing speed. Typing tests are given monthly so students can assess their progress.

    Google Drive App link
    Google Apps for Education: drive.google.com
    • Drive: Students can create and save files, access them from any device, and share them instantly. Students practice using formatting tools in Google Docs and best practices for creating presentations in Google Slides.

    Digital Passport link Digital Citizenship: digitalpassport.org
    • Online Safety: Creating passwords and learning how to identify appropriate websites
    • Communication: Developing smart texting habits
    • Privacy and Sharing Online: Not sharing personal information online like name, address, or age
    • Plagarism and Fair Use: Respecting copyrights
    • Cyberbullying: How to be an Upstander to Cyberbullying


    Scratch Logo
     Coding with Scratch: Scratch.mit.edu





    Michael Michael Go Recycle Game Sustainability:

    Kahoot!  Kahoot:
    Works on any device with an internet connection.