Typing Club
Digital Passport
DPS Google

May

Scratch


Objective: I will create a simple game using Scratch.


Agenda:

1) Typing Club

2) Scratch
Tynker

BrainPOP Junior

dpssteck

dpsbrainpop

April

Solar System Project

Objective: I will have a better understanding of the basics of Google Slides (backgrounds, themes, slides) by creating a Solar System presentation.

Character Surveys:
McRae's Home Room

Gould's Home Room

Agenda:
1) Typing CLub
2) Introduction to Google Slides
3) Finding images: Kidzsearch


Objective: I will complete research on my planet, discover information on another planet of my choice, and compare and contrast the 2 planets.

1) Typing Club: Timed Test
2) Solar System Project Introduction
3) Research your planet using these sites:
-The Solar System
-The Planets
-Solar System Exploration
-NASA Kid's Club

March

Math Word Problems

Objective: I will type my word problem using Google Docs and include saved images to represent my word problem.

1) Warm Up: Typing Club
2) Log into DPS Google
3) Type your word problem in a new Google Doc
4) Find images to represent your word problem using Kidzsearch
5) Place images into your Google Doc



February

CMAS testing tutorials

Objective: I will be better prepared for the PARCC test by completing the PARCC games proficiently.

Agenda:

1) Typing Club
2) PARCC Games
3) Choose 2 reading games/2 math games -- share with a partner


Objective: Students will have a better understanding of the CMAS/PARCC tests by completing the testing tutorials proficiently.

Agenda:
1) Warm Up: Typing Club
2) PARCC Tutorials -- click View TestNav 8 Tutorial
3) Complete the PARCC tools and questions worksheet as we work through the tutorials

January/February

Kidsknowit.com

Insect Project


Objective: I will complete my project by creating a link to my ThingLink project onto my Insect Essay in Google Docs.

Agenda:
1) Warm Up: typing club
2) Log into my Google Account (click on DPS Google above)
-username= lunch #
-password = 8 digit password
3) Go to Google Drive & open your Insect Essay
4) Open another tab in Firefox or Google Chrome
5) Go to ThingLink
6) Log into your account
email = lunch # @dpsk12.net
password = 8 digit password
7) Under "ME" find one of your pictures & click on it
8) Click "SHARE"
9) Highlight (double click) on the link
10) Hold the CONTROL button (bottom left corner of keyboard) & the letter C at the same time
11) Go back to your Insect Essay & scroll to the bottom of the essay
12) Hold the CONTROL button & the letter V at the same time -- to paste your ThingLink into you Essay

Objective: I will understand the basics of ThingLink by uploading my saved images and adding tags to my image.

Agenda:
1) Warm Up: Typing Club

2) ThingLink

3) Click Start Now
4) Basic Free Acount -- Click START!
5) Name = lunch #
Email = lunch# @dpsk12.net (555555@dpsk12.net)
Password = 8 digit birthday
5) Follow the instructions on the handout to upload pictures, add tags, and type in information about your insect

INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR INSECT:
-Fun Facts
-Life Cycle
-Parts of your insect



Objective: I will use Kidzsearch to discover and save pictures of my insect to place into my ThingLink project.

FINISH YOUR INSECT ESSAYS
1) Click on DPS GOOGLE link above
2) username = lunch #
password = 8 digit birthday

If you're finished, go to:
https://jr.brainpop.com/
username: dpssteck password: dpsbrainpop


Agenda:
1) Warm Up: Typing Club
2) Introduction to ThingLink
-Putting pictures into your project
-Using the information you found in your research to put into your project
3) Kidzsearch or Google Images
-search for your insect
-click on "images"
-click on the image you want
-click & drag the image to your desktop to save it



Objective: I will research my insect using InstaGrok and printed materials to produce a written product.

Agenda:
1) Warm Up: Typing Club Test
2) Go to InstaGrok
3) Find information on your insect



December

Scratch


Objective: I will create a simple game using the Scratch blocks (coding).


Agenda:

1) Warm Up: Typing Club
2) START HERE: Code.org
3) NEXT: Other Puzzles on Code.org
4) Afer coding: SCRATCH

4) Create an account using your Student ID # as username & password

5) Complete the Step-By-Step Intro in the Tips Window



Oct 15 - Nov 21

Google Drive -- Narrative Essays


Objective: I will type, share, and comment on my narrative essay within Google Drive.

TAKE THIS QUIZ: Saving an Image

If you're finished with your Narrative Essay
1) Complete the rest of the work in your folder
2) Complete a book review and type it in Google Drive
3) If finished with ENTIRE project: Kids Know It

Agenda:
1) Go to http://googlemail.dpsk12.net and log in.
-Students’ usernames: Their six-digit student ID number.
-Passwords: Birthday as an 8 digit mmddyyyy number (e.g., 01052007 = January 5, 2007).
2) Go to Google Drive -- click on the group of tiles in the top right corner of your Gmail
3) Google Drive Video
4) Type our Narrative Essays



Oct 8-13
Searching the Internet--BrainPOP Jr.
How can BrainPOP Jr help you in your classes?

Objective: I will have a better understanding of the activities/games/videos on BrainPOP Jr. by discovering new
new activities, explaining them through writing, and sharing them with a partner.

Agenda:
1) Warm Up: Typing Club
2) Go to BrainPOP Jr.
3) Click LOGIN -- username: dpsbrainpop password: dpsbrainpop
4) Review Worksheet
5) 7 minutes = discover new activitiy/write it down; 3 minutes= share with you partner



Oct 2-3
Searching Tips

Objective: I will demonstrate my understanding of Searching the Internet by writing keywords and completing the Search Mission game at a proficient level.

Agenda:
1) Warm Up: Typing Club
2) Log into Digital Passport
3) Create Keywords for searching
-Why is it important to come up with keywords when searching?
-Can your partner guess the word you are trying to describe?
4) Complete the Search Shark game

Sept 29-Sept 30
Introduction to Google Accounts

Objective: I will show I understand my Google Account by logging in, finding my Google Drive, and uploading my Comic Life project to my Google Drive.

Agenda:
Student Google login directions:
1) Go to http://googlemail.dpsk12.net and log in.
-Students’ usernames: Their six-digit student ID number.
-Passwords: Birthday as an 8 digit mmddyyyy number (e.g., 01052007 = January 5, 2007).
2) Go to Google Drive -- click on the group of tiles in the top right corner of your Gmail
3) Google Drive Video
3) Upload your Comic Life project into your Google Drive

Sept 12-26

Comic Life--Self project
Objective: I will explain what I like to do in my free time, what subjects I like in school, and what I hope to learn in technology class by creating a comic in Comic Life.
Agenda:
1) Warm Up: Typing Club
2) Introduction to Comic Life
3) Finding/Saving Images
4) Comic Life Project:
-What do you like to do for fun?
-What subjects do you like in school?
-What do you hope to learn in technology class?


Sept 8-12

Cyberbullying


Objective: I will compare different forms of cyberbullying and the roles of those involved,interpret scenarios that illustrate the importance of empathizing with targets of cyberbullying, and identify ways to be an Upstander when cyberbullying occurs.

Agenda:
1) Warm up: Typing Club (click on the link above)
2) Log into Digital Passport (click on the link above)
3) Cyberbullying Video
4) Cyberbullying Mission: the Cyberbullying Mission will unlock on your homepage once you have completed all three rounds of E-volve. You should complete the Mission with a partner.
5) Book Checkout
6) Discussion:How would you describe cyberbullying to someone who didn’t know the term? If you're being bullied, what should you do? What are some ways in which you can be an Upstander?



Sept 3-4

Typing Club

Objective: I will have a better understanding of typing club by logging in and completing the first lesson at a proficient level.

Agenda:

1) Computer Assignments

2) Go to: http://steckstars.typingclub.com

3) Log into your account

4) Typing Club Video

5) Complete Lesson 1 Alphabets

6) What do like about Typing Club? How will Typing Club help you on PARCC?



Aug 29
What information is safe and smart to put online?
Objective: I will have a better understanding of how to keep myself safe online by completing the Privacy: Share Jumper mission to earn my Digital Passport.

Agenda:
1) Warm Up: Your assigned a computer; Log into your Grade Level; Open Firefox
2) Tape your student Login sheet into your folder
3) Go to: Digital Passport
4) Login in with student information
5) Share Jumper Video
6) Work on Missions
7) Wrap Up: Clean Up procedures

Aug 27

objective: I will have a better understanding of the rules & expectations of technology class

Agenda:
1) Practice coming in quietly & finding your seat
2) Read through rules/expectations
3) Table Partners (powerpoint presentation)
4) Warning System -- Yellow Cards & Red Cards
5) Class Dojo
6) Volume Levels
7) People Bingo
8) Sign Expectations