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lesson1 Practice with technology!
Kindergarten, First Grades:  Orientation, mouse  Starfall
Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth Grades:  Orientation, T.R.U.S.T. Pledge, Hour of Code (Angry Birds or Lightbot), Webonauts

lesson2 Be a hero with technology!  Create a story!  Part 1  
Kindergarten:  mouse  ABC Jigsaw, mouse  Silly Alien -Print, mouse  All done ?
Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth Grades:
Group 1:
Robotics and Engineering Creation Station (Lego WeDo, KNEX Roller Coaster Engineers)
Group 2: 
Second Grade:  <Code:Walkers>, BYOT (allowable apps below), Story Tools:  Arthur, GarfieldGeronimo StiltonSuper Comic Creator, Bone
Third, Fourth, Fifth Grades:  <Code:Walkers>, BYOT (allowable apps below), Story Tools:  Make Beliefs Comix, Communicating Ideas, Super Comic Creator, Code Combat (direct link)

lesson3 Be a hero with technology!  Create a story!  Part 2
Kindergarten: mouse Whack a Mole (warm up), mouse Dinosaur's Eggs, mouse Early Years
First Grade:  Bite Size
Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth Grades:  Groups 1 and 2 Rotate (see Lesson 2)

lesson4 Design, Create, Explore, Build - Engineer!
First and Second Grade Choices:
Choice 1:  Arcademic Skill Builders (Intro to Multiplayer Create Game > Private (2nd))
Choice 2:  Fuel the Brain
Choice 3:  <Code:Walkers> Updated! <or> Scratch Cards (see Mr. Counter)
Third, Fourth, Fifth Grade Choices:
Choice 1:  Task:  Design your own structure!
 Floor Planner (Descriptions and Name Required - ELACCGPS)
Choice 2:  <Code:Walkers> Updated! <or> Scratch Cards
Choice 3:  Allowable apps ONLY (see below). 
Homework?  Explore and build something cool!...
...Share your progress on the new 'Wall of Experts' or 'Maker Wall' at school!
You can call if 'homework' if you like.  Mr.C 8)  Exit Video:  Sky Parade 1:27 (YouTube)

Kindergarten:  mouse  Alphabet Organizer (print) 
First and Second Grade: Alphabet Organizer(Contest-10 min.), Weebly Interactives(top row)
Third, Fourth, Fifth Grades:
The True Story of the Puppeteer of Macy's Parade
A cross curricular lesson between
Media Special, Tech Special, Art Special, and STEM Special classes
Tech Specials Class Focus:  Research and Engineering
Additional Resources:  Theater DesignJim Henson - Making Puppets (YouTube), History of Making Marionettes (PBS)
Other Tech News:  2014 Tech Fair  Registration now open!  Register by January 8th, 2015.

today's lesson lesson6
Kindergarten:  Menu Navigation, BrainPOP Jr.
First and Second Grade:  Crossword Puzzle (Create - RWT), Lesson 7 Code Preview (Apps and Discussion)
Homework:  Install free coding apps from <Code:Walkers> webpage 
Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth Grades: TKES Student Survey (GaDOE) - Click here

lesson7 Coming soon!  Code for early elementary students!


 byot  BYOT - Allowed Tech Specials Apps byot

This list will be updated regularly.  Last updated:  November 11th, 2014 
DIY - Skills for Kids Cargo-Bot Codecademy Kodable* Tynker 
Hopscotch Daisy the Dinosaur* QR Reader
Lightbot - 1hr
TinkerBox HD Bee-Bot* New! ScratchJr*  New!
money bill  Move the Turtle
money bill  Lightbot
money bill  Simple Rocketsmoney bill  Simple Physicsmoney bill  Bridge Constructor
money bill  Algodoo Physics    
  *EL - Early Learner


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