This year in the Innovation Lab (powered by STEAM), all students are working on developing skills and experiences with:PersistenceCooperationCollaborationProblem SolvingLogical ThinkingCreativity
Lab activities and lessons will:Include Digital Citizenship (utilizing lessons and activities from https://www.commonsensemedia.org)
Support the Common Core standards, Next Generation Science Standards and student standards published by the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE, 2016). http://www.iste.org/standards/standards/for-students-2016
K - 2nd Focus
Using technology tools - cut, paste, edit a picture, add text/voice, identifying keys on the keyboard using the plan/do for design challenges, video
Second grade will start the year with Course 1 on Code.Org https://code.org and kindergarten and first grade will begin the course mid-year. This includes "Unplugged" lessons as well as self-paced completion of coding activities.
3rd - 5th Focus
Research, note taking, presentations, design challenges, editing/revising tools, video, classroom and personal project support, and Keyboarding without Tears support. https://www.hwtears.com/kwt
Third through fifth grade will complete Course 2 on Code.Org https://code.org. This includes "Unplugged" lessons as well as self-paced completion of coding activities.