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In Kindergarten we are learning all about coding! Ask you student what it is!  We are learning the principles of coding through using the website Kodable.  Your student can access and plat this website at home as well! Go to the website: https://game.kodable.com/ and enter the class code: seas1234, choose their name and play!


Also, your student has been enrolled in a typing club! They can use their log in to practice their typing skills at home.

To login go to the website: https://seasbellmore.typingclub.com

Your student’s login follows this format: (lowercase first initial)(lowercase last name) example: ksileo

Password: seas

 

Watch this vid for more info: 

https://s.typingclub.com/help/ten_minute_introduction_video.html


In First Grade  we are learning all about coding! Ask you student what it is!  We are learning the principles of coding through using the website Kodable.  Your student can access and plat this website at home as well! Go to the website: https://game.kodable.com/ and enter the class code: seas1234, choose their name and play!

Also, your student has been enrolled in a typing club! They can use their log in to practice their typing skills at home.

To login go to the website: https://seasbellmore.typingclub.com

Your student’s login follows this format: (lowercase first initial)(lowercase last name) example: ksileo

Password: seas

Watch this vid for more info: 

https://s.typingclub.com/help/ten_minute_introduction_video.html

 

In Second Grade we are learning all about coding! Ask you student what it is!  We are learning the principles of coding through using the website Kodable.  Your student can access and plat this website at home as well! Go to the website: https://game.kodable.com/ and enter the class code: seas1234, choose their name and play!


To login go to the website: https://seasbellmore.typingclub.com

Your student’s login follows this format: (lowercase first initial)(lowercase last name) example: ksileo

Password: seas

 

 

In Third Grade, students are continuing to work on Level 2 in Qwerty Town, our web-based keyboarding curriculum.  They now have a strong understanding of the home row and the upper row.  More information about Qwerty Town can be found at the bottom of my page. Please encourage your student to practice at home!  The this trimester a student from each 3rd grade class we be named as “Advanced Keyboardist”.  They are chosen based on their performance in class regarding: posture, behavior, correct use of the home row method, WPM, and accuracy.  They are recognized at the Recognition Assembly with a small prize. See your student’s Technology Google Classroom for more information.

 

In the Fourth Grade, students are developing their digital writing skills. We have been working on our Digital Poetry Unit.  Students have been exploring and writing different types of poems. 

 

In the Fifth Grade, students are presenting their American Revolution Google Slide Presentation.s This is a collaboration with Social Studies. This project focuses on exploring the key characters in the American Revolution while learning how to use Google Slides.  The project will culminate with the students presenting to their peers.  See your student’s Technology Google Classroom for more information.

 

In the Sixth Grade, students have started working with the Spehro Robots. They have had a chance to drive them, now they will begin to code the large maze running down the hallway on the 2nd floor.

 

In the Seventh Grade, students have been using the Sphero Robots to 

code the large maze running down the hallway on the 2nd floor.

  

In the Eighth Grade, students are creating their own Battle Bots driven with the Sphero Robots.  They are engineering them with a variety of recycled materials, such as, bottle, tissue boxes, egg cartons, and much more!

ALL STUDENTS K- 8:  Discovery Education is a powerful web-based learning tool that gives your student access to an unlimited amount of resources that they will be utilizing to enhance their learning.  It also gives the teachers the ability to create and share custom “Studio Boards”.  This new trend in learning appeals to students desire to be immersed into variety of learning tools, allowing them to learn their own unique way.

Click this link for more information: https://www.discoveryeducation.com/who-we-are/about-discovery-education/  .

 

Internet Safety Links:

https://www.netsmartz.org/Parents

http://www.ncpc.org/topics/internet-safety

https://www.commonsensemedia.org/privacy-and-internet-safety

http://kidshealth.org/en/parents/net-safety.html



Qwerty Town Login Info


ALL STUDENTS 3rd - 8th Grade
have an year log subscription to the Qwerty Town Program. It is a web based program that can be accessed from any computer. We will be using the program in class and I strongly encourage you to have your student(s) play at home as well. It teaches keyboarding skills while having fun! You can use the link listed in my subpages or access it by clicking go.qwertytown.com. To log in, your students username is: First Initial + Last Name (First letter capitalized). Example: KSileo And your student's password: seas2017. Please feel free to email me with any questions.