Technology

Summer Technology

Here are few things to do in the Summer with tech skills we’ve learned at school: Have your child help you learn coding on Code.org. Practice typing for fun. Make a Google Slideshow of places visited on vacation. Go geocaching and look for Travel Bugs. And here are my recommendations for Summer activities¬†without technology: Reading…

Summer 2016 Technology

As your students enjoy their summer, please remind them to use good citizenship and be safe while using devices and video games. They’ve learned good techniques in class, but parents are the best models and reminders! A few notes: Students may continue to use their accounts on Code. org and Scratch. Check travel bugs on…

Code.org Login Information

Students are welcome and encouraged to complete activities on Code.org during the summer. They may continue to use the account they use at school, so they will not lose any progress! ***** Students who have just completed grades 5-8 should just go to Code.org and log in with your username and password. ***** Students who…

Have a Safe Tech Summer!

We had a productive year in technology classes, and I’m planning even more interesting things for next year, including coding and maybe even a bit of robotics! Track your travel bugs at www.geocaching.com. You do not need your password to just check on the bug’s progress. Remember your safety depends on using knowledge and wisdom…

August Technology News

Our 6th grade students will see their Travel Bugs launched (if all goes well) on Saturday, August 24, at the KC Area Geocaching Picnic. This will be the first time we launch bugs at an Event Cache. Learn more about Travel Bugs at The 8th grade class announces the assignment of Yearbook Class Captains: Preschool:…

Summer Technology

Here are two links that will help Falcons over the summer: MATHLETICS Our license has been renewed (Thanks, PTO) so all students 2nd grade and higher can access Mathleticsanywhere, anytime over the summer. Be sure to check out the new Apps for Mobile Devices (iPad, iPad Mini, iPhone, and a growing list of Android devices)…

AMERICAN MATH CHALLENGE WINNERS ANNOUNCED

St. Gregory’s #1 School in Missouri 7th Grade #1 Class in Missouri Sabrina Olsen #1 Student in Missouri (#45 in USA) First-Third grades were recognized for their class achievements and have celebrated with a Free Day in Technology, as well as a Movie & Popcorn in their classroom. This was the first year of competition…

November Tech News

Sixth grade Travel Bugs have all moved out, and many are out of Missouri now. We have 45 bugs active (current students + alumni) — Track them all Kingergarten students are devouring the pre-typing curriculum, and they are continue to practice good instruction-following. It is pretty hard to trick them because they are good listeners,…

Busy Travel Bugs

Wow! Our Travel bugs have been kicking dust this summer, traveling to and from Europe, Asia, and Australia, as well as within our own 50 states! We have rejoiced over the return of several “Missing in Action” bugs, including several that have been missing for more than a year. Of special interest is the return…

Travel Bugs and Summer Info

Thanks for a productive school year in Technology — I’m already making plans for an exciting 2012-2013. Try to maintain your typing skills over the summer — it is exciting to see that board of gold maintenance certificates grow! 6-8th grade families will want to keep an eye on the Travel Bugs. They can be…