Begin learning the basics of Scratch by programming a sprite to dance on a stage. You’ll start by creating a profile. Once your profile is complete, click on the Create button at the top of the screen. Then, follow the Getting Started with Scratch Tutorial. Feel free to free explore the other coding blocks if you have extra time. Click on the picture below to get started.
Cyberbullying can be a problem when you’re chatting online. After watching the video, At a Distance, we’ll talk about the ways the girl was bullied online. Think about what you should do if you are ever cyberbullied.
What’s the difference between Internet friends and in-person friends? Using Nearpod, we’ll compare and contrast the two and analyze why private information should not be shared online without the permission of a trusted adult.
Create a brief movie in Explain Everything that illustrates how to light a bulb. After exploring the tools in the app, you will plan your slides and search for pictures that you want to use. Make sure to practice before recording.
Run and jump into coding! Sprite Box is a game-based coding app which is a mix of exploration and coding. By giving Sprite programs of instructions to follow, you can advance through unique worlds and help free Sprite’s bottled-up friends. You’ll have the option of using icon-based coding or real Java syntax. Have fun!
Learn the basics of coding as our school participates in the Hour of Code. You will use an online tutorial to solve puzzles with characters from Star Wars. Click on the picture below to get started.
Try other tutorials at Code.org
Create a glog about the state you researched. Begin with the wall, then add images and text. You’ll be given instructions with further details on the steps to follow.
Create a video using the Shadow Puppet app that showcases the three landforms you selected to research. Follow the directions on the handout to add pictures, text, and music. Practice reading your script from the graphic organizer and then record. Your video should include a title and two pictures for each landform (one picture shows what it looks like and the other shows where one can be found).