Computer Technology Ms. Jess Morris

Welcome to Computer Technology!

Ms. Jess Morris

Jmorris5546@stagnes-school.org
ext. 121


 

Don't forget to practice typing every day.

Make a home run with the home row keys!


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"Putting Our Faith Into ACTION"


Virtue
 of the Month:

September: Friendship

October: Cooperation

November: Compassion

December: Joy

January: Initiative

February: Faith

March: Temperance

April: Grace

May: Hope

June: Gratitude

July: Rest

August: Relaxation


Gratitude is showing appreciation for someone or something.  It means being thankful for someone or something.

Psalm 100:4 - Enter the temple gates with thanksgiving, his courts with praise.  Give thanks to him, bless his name.

Prayer for Gratitude:

Gracious God, I give you thanks and praise for all of your blessings. Help me to grow in gratitude each day. Amen.


Our themes of the year are grace, grit, light, and service.

We are people of A.C.T.I.O.N.
Accepting Christ Today In One Another!

CSW 2018

"Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance."

-Samuel Johnson, British author

"Greatness is not in where we stand, but in what direction we are moving."
-Oliver Wendell Holmes, American physician, author & inventor



"The power of imagination makes us infinite."  -John Muir


Computer Lab Request

Due to concerns about the transmission of lice and other germs, students in grades K-8 should bring to computer class their own headphones in a ziplock bag labeled with their full name and class number
.  A spare pair of headphones from home can be used as long as it fits the standard audio jack.

Announcements & Upcoming Events  

The students may wear their gym uniforms to school this week. 

There is a New Parent Orientation Meeting on Monday, June 17th from 9:30-10:30 A.M. in the Carlin Dining Hall. Flynn and O’Hara School Uniform Suppliers will be at the school for this event. If you missed the opportunity to have your child measured for his/her school uniform in May, please feel free to come to the school on Monday morning between 10 A.M. and 12-noon for measurement. Click on the link below for the order form.

Flynn and O'Hara Order Form 

Monday, June 17th is a 12-noon dismissal. It is the last day of aftercare.

The 6th Graders’ iPads will be collected on Monday, June 17th. Please ensure that your child returns his/her iPad, charger, and cable.

The Morning Session only for the Grade 8 Regents Prep Class will meet on Monday, June 17thfrom 8:30-12-noon. The 8th Graders in this session may take the bus to and from school. Their iPads, chargers, and cables will be collected. Please ensure that they bring them to school.

 

The Afternoon Session only for the Grade 8 Regents Prep Class will meet on Tuesday, June 18thfrom 8:30-12-noon. The 8th Graders in this session may take the bus to and from school. Their iPads, chargers, and cables will be collected. Please ensure that they bring them to school.

 

Tuesday, June 18th is a 12-noon dismissal. The 7th Graders’ iPads will be collected. The students must return their iPads, chargers, and cables.

 

Wednesday, June 19 is a 12-noon dismissal. The students will receive their report cards. All tuition and fees must be paid in full and iPads for grades 6-8 must be returned in order to receive your child’s report card.

 

The 8th Graders will participate in the Algebra Regents on Wednesday, June 19th. They are to report to the Parish Center by 12:30 P.M. They are to wear their gym uniforms.  
 

Thursday, June 20th is the last day of school. School will dismiss at 10 A.M. Open Parent-Teacher Conferences will take place from 10-11 A.M.

The 8th Graders will participate in the Earth Science Regents on Thursday, June 20th.  They are to report to the Parish Center by 12:30 P.M. They are to wear their gym uniforms.


Due to the late administration dates of the Regents Exams, the 8th Graders’ report cards will be mailed home as soon as the results from the scoring vendor are received.

Have a wonderful and relaxing summer!


What We Have Been Learning

Kindergarten: computer safety & terminology; mouse coordination; literacy & STEAM skills through educational games; basic keyboarding; basic coding (Kodable); basic word processing 

First Grade: computer safety & terminology; mouse coordination; basic keyboarding; parts of a computer; TumbleBooks literacy activities; introduction to PowerPoint; literacy & STEAM games; digital drawing; strategy games; basic word processing (Word); basic coding (Kodable & Code.org); word-building app; design a Valentine's Day card; title page for Create-A-Book project; alphabet organizer (solar system words); make-a-map (rainforest)  

Second Grade: computer & online safety (Cyber Five); All About Me poster; parts of a computer; basic keyboarding; Easy CBM reading assessment; online word search creation; PowerPoint; animal research & basic word processing; basic coding (Code.org); acrostic poem; alphabet organizer; typed friendly letters; online research (Britannica School); digital drawing and painting 

Third Grade: computer & online safety; word processing; word clouds; formal keyboarding practice; Easy CBM reading assessment; literacy & STEAM games; animation creation; digital nonfiction book creation; research & PowerPoint slideshow design on ecosystems; word processing (Word); food chains & rainforest animal (Google Drawings); basic coding (Code.org); character trait trading cards on Peter Panmake-a-map (rainforest)  


Fourth Grade: computer & online safety; intro to Google Drawings (vision board); keyboarding practice; Easy CBM reading assessment; PowerPoint (teamwork/cooperation); Halloween poetry (Google Drawings); poster design (Poster My Wall); basic coding (Code.org); Google slide on solar system & image editing; weather chart & graph (Google Sheets); create a word search; iPad app design (Google Slides); poetry (Google Drawings); trading cards on famous New Yorkers; GoogleMyMaps 


Fifth Grade: computer & online safety; Google Forms interest & tech survey; intro to Google Classroom & Google Drawings; Advanced Google Images Search; keyboarding practice; IXL ELA & math diagnostic assessment; Dominican saint research & poster (Google Docs), Thanksgiving word clouds; basic coding (Code.org); Christmas traditions around the world research & Venn diagram; thirteen colonies research & collaborative Google slideshow design; robot storyboard & science fiction skit (video record); parable music project (Google Slides); STEAM concepts & skills (Everfi); digital citizenship activities


Sixth Grade: computer & online safety; Google Forms interest & tech survey; review of Google Classroom & Google Drawings; Advanced Google Images Search; keyboarding practice; digital citizenship; evaluating online sources - scavenger hunt; intro to website design (Google Sites); basic coding (Code.org); What I Love About St. Agnes (Google slide & QR code); Roman emperor project (Google Docs & ChatterPix); geometry in the real world (Google Slides); science presentation (Prezi); STEAM concepts & skills (Everfi); Honor Code activities 


Seventh Grade: computer & online safety; Google Forms interest & tech survey; virtual wall of personal goals (Padlet); keyboarding practice; evaluating online sources - scavenger hunt; TinkerCAD 3D design; basic coding (Code.org); PowToon video creation on Bill of Rights amendment; digital citizenship; make your own health quiz (intro to Google Forms); science brochure design (Slides or Canva); advertisement for a new tech product (Google Slides & WeVideo); Honor Code activities  

Eighth Grade: computer & online safety; Google Forms interest & tech survey; file organization in Google Drive; Google Sheets typing record; keyboarding practice; evaluating online sources; interactive graphics (ThingLink) on a famous landmark & on westward expansion; graphing linear equations with image editor (Pixlr.com); website design (Google Sites) with a travel theme; advertisement for a new tech product (Google Slides & WeVideo); intro to JavaScript programming

*Google Classroom is used for the projects and assignments in grades 5-8.