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Looking for ideas?

Welcome!! Looking for ideas to use technology in either the school Technology Lab or the elementary classroom? This site is my way to share some of the ideas I've worked with over the years, especially the past three as a Technology teacher for grades K-6.

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NGSS Compatible Lego WeDo 2.0 Unit - Challenge Students to Solve Problems!

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Use this great series of online counting money
games with Primary students.

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The Shopping Game, part of the Counting Money series,
is a proven hit. Kids LOVE it!

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Use Reader's Theater scripts to create Old Time Radio Show podcasts.
A hit with my Third Grade students!

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Scratch is a powerful programming environment for kids.
We use it to create animated biomes.

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Teach your older students to create websites using CSS and jQuery!
Complete tutorials, videos, and examples to guarantee success!

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Teachers aren't forgotten! Look for materials from my teacher workshops
under the FOR TEACHERS tab!

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Lego WeDo 2.0 Unit

Lego WeDo Unit!

After hundreds of hours of work, extensive testing in elementary classrooms, and several rewrites, we are pleased to offer you the use of our Lego WeDo 2.0 Mission to Mars unit. Following the storyline of a mission to the Red Planet, students are confronted by a series of problems they must solve by building and coding Lego models. Fully NGSS compatible, this is a perfect unit to use in third or fourth grade. Please take a look and try out this free resource!