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Instructor: Mrs. Anderson   
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DIGITAL PARENTING
Online safety news and digital parenting tips to keep your child(ren) safe on the Internet.
https://www.fosi.org/good-digital-parenting/
PSA Cyberbullying Project 2017
All 4th grade students created PSA (public service announcement) videos about the dangers of cyberbullying.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLDFCsZJRFEGEMJninMJ5H7uUSrUIw1lZW
Mannequin Challenge 2017
Third and fourth grade students explored the physics of bottle flipping during computer class this week.
Check out our mannequin challenge!
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GEOCACHING 2016
Mr. Anderson's 3rd grade class, with help from UNL/4H extention office, explored with geocaching this week.
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Apple Store Field Trip 2015
Mr. Kress's 4th grade class took a field trip to the Apple Store! The students built paper airplanes, video recorded their flight patterns using the CMV app on the iPads, and then put together a slideshow to showcase their experience. What a great experience!
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AUTHOR SKYPE 2015
Today, Mrs. Schenkelberg's first grade class connected through Skype, to the author Jean Reidy. The students were so engaged and can't wait to start writing their own books.
Computer Science - Coding
Learning to Code! Plattsmouth Elementary students participate in courses designed to introduce computer science and show that anybody can learn to the basics.
Here are a few FREE website and apps to learn the basics of coding:

Code.org website, for all learners
https://studio.code.org

Tynker website, for all learners

http://www.tynker.com/hourofcode/

Kodable app for iOS, for youngest learners

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/kodable/id577673067

Hopscotch app for iOS, for learners 8 & up

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/hopscotchcodingforkids/

id617098629?mt=8

Scratch, for learners 8 & up

http://scratch.mit.edu

Alice, for learners 8 & up

http://www.alice.org/index.php

Gamestar Mechanics, for learners 8 & up

http://gamestarmechanic.com
Run Marco!
https://www.allcancode.com/runmarco
Made w/Code - for girls!
https://www.madewithcode.com/projects/

GOOGLE DOCS
All students, grades 2-4, are learning to use Google Docs for educational purposes.  In computer class, we have discussed Internet safety and ettiquette.

Google Docs is a cloud based application that allows users to share, edit, and collaborate on the same document from different locations. 

*REMEMBER to always supervise students while on the Internet.
DO YOU LIKE FREE APPS?
www.smartappsforkids.com/
Check out this site daily!  Fridays are great days for free app opportunities!  Subscribe for email notices.
Digital Resource Subscriptions
Plattsmouth Elementary School has purchased three electronic subscriptions for all PES students and staff to use at school and at home. You will need to contact the school for usernames and passwords. Thank you.

BrainPop Jr. >> Digital content that meets several of our Nebraska State Standards in all subject areas.
http://brainpopjr.com

World Book Encyclopedia >> Digital encyclopedia
http://worldbookonline.com

BookFlix >> Interactive online literacy resource containing fiction and nonfiction literature
auth.grolier.com/login/bookflix/login.php
Web Pages
Files
 NETA handouts
presentation handouts
 Sight Words
grade 1 sight words in QR codes
Contacts
+ Anderson, Melanie
+ Starbuck, Lyla
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