Computer Lab

Student Search at Alamo School

Dreambox Math for Alamo School

Type To Learn (20VUTJ)


 

Student Google Portal

 

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RAZ-Kids (need teacher name)


 

Picture Search

Keyboarding Websites

At Alamo School, we use Sunburst: Type To Learn-Cloud in our lab for 2nd - 5th Grade.  

Our goal is touch typing at Alamo.  

Here are some additional keyboarding websites:

Student Interactives & Online Resources

ReadWriteThink - Student Interactive's

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Animoto - Create online Video

Glogster EDU - Create online Poster

S'More - Create online Poster

Voki - Create speaking avatars

Learning Links

Math

Pearson's Success Net

Math Live is animated lessons for students, teachers and parents

Math Review Houghton Mifflin 

Math Tube  how-to videos with examples on many different math topics.

Science

California Science used by SRVUSD

Bill Nye the Science Guy

National Geographic for Kids

Reading

Raz-Kids

Scholastic Reading

MS Office 

Free Tutorials on MS Office (2013) 

Online Programs

Interested in finding online programs to purchase for your student?  Here are a few to consider:

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Online Subscription Math Program

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Online Subscription for Math, Reading, Writing & Social Studies

 

Online Subscription for Reading, Writing, Numeracy, Languages, Science and more

 

 

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Welcome

Welcome to Alamo School Technology!

Our school lab encompasses 18 iMac computers and 14 PC's, generously funded by our parents.  Each student visits the lab weekly throughout the school year.  The goal of the lab is to support the curriculum via skill building and projects.  We use Google Drive Products (Docs, Sheets, Slides), Sunburst Type To Learn, Kid Pix Deluxe 3D, and many educational websites.

  • K-3 for 30 minutes
  • 4th  for 45 minutes
  • 5th for 60 minutes
  • Computer Lab classes are in session, August through May.
  • Parents are welcome to observe & participate at any time.

Our K-4 teachers use iPads in their classes at their discretion to enhance their curriculum.  In addition, each class has three to four iPads at their disposal.

Our 5th grade classes have 1:1 iPads in their classrooms and share a group of 32 MacBook laptops.

 

Alamo School has 3D Printers and a laser cutter...the possibilities are yet to be discovered!

Websites Used at Alamo

3D Printing - Be Creative!

Design objects for 3D Printing:

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Tinkercad

 

You will need your parents to create a free account for you on the Tinkercad website.  Your parents will create an account for themselves as well.

Once you have created your design, bring in the *.stl file on a flash drive or come into the lab to download with the teacher and we will print it out on our Makerbot Replicator 2 3D Printers!


Notes:  

  • Edit your grid in Tinkercad and set it to 7" by 11" (the Makerbots R 2's plate size)
  • If having issues with your browser, make sure it can use Web GL

WebGL (Web Graphics Library) is a JavaScript API for rendering interactive 3D and 2D graphics within any compatible web browser without the use of plug-ins.

Learning to Code

Alamo School participates in the Hour of Code in December, "The Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics."  

Please enjoy learning to code anytime of the year with these links:

Hour of Code -

More Hour of Code - click here and here (beyond)

Tynker Hour of Code - click here

 

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Try out:

Mrs. Taw's Hour of Code-2017 Choices on her HyperDoc 

       Thanks Mrs. Taw!    

               

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Other tools:

Lightbot

Scratch - created by MIT Media Lab

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iPad Apps:

Cargo-Bot

Hopscotch

Kodable

 

Computer Science Fundamentals from CODE.ORG

CODE.ORG - Computer Science Elementary Curriculum

   Course A

         Course B

         Course C

        Course D

       Course E

       Course F
 


 

easyCBM District Website

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CAASPP Practice Test

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Scroll down page to find practice tests.
 

SRVUSD Portal


 

SRVUSD Family Elem Math


 

K-5 Research Websites

Internet Safety

Hand Washing Video - Germ Smart


 

The SRVUSD Common Core Connection



 

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