Technology

Ms. Grandfield grandfieldk@smsjschool.org>

Teaching certification in Elementary Education, Special Education, and Library Media.

The focus of our technology class is to enable our students to become solid digital citizens and to use the computer as a tool to increase their ability to gather and interpret information in order to produce class projects that integrate technology with the curriculum.

Basic Operations

Mouse skills

File Management

Keyboarding

Coding

Word Processing

Google tools

Write, Edit, Print, Save

Copy & Paste

Proofread & spellcheck

Tables, Charts & Graphs

Record, organize, and graph information

Copy, Paste, or import graphics

Painting and drawing tools

Test taking skills

Digital Citizenship

Acceptable use

Safe Computer Practices

Fair Use

Cyberbullying strategies

Online etiquette

Research and Gathering Information

Locate, collect, and organize content

Citation

Web 2.0 tools

Identify and analyze the purpose of a media message

Communication and Collaboration

Use a variety of age-appropriate technologies

Utilize technology to exchange ideas

Create projects that use various forms of graphics, audio and video to communicate ideas

Some tools we are using this year:

Google

BrainPop

Nearpod

Teach Your Monster to Read

Storybird

NetSmartzkids

ICivics

Common Sense Media Digital Citizenship

Voki

Nancy Larson Science

Code.org

Tynker.org

Typing.com

Animoto