Computer Technology Ms. Jess Morris

Welcome to Computer Technology!

Ms. Jess Morris

Jmorris5546@stagnes-school.org


 

Don't forget to practice typing every day.

Make a home run with the home row keys!


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"A Century of Educating God's Greatest Gift, Our Children" 

Virtue of the Month:

September: Unity

October: Empathy

November: Charity

December: Love

January: Respect

February: Sacrifice

March: Mercy

April: Care of Creation

May: Holiness

June: Reflection

July: Rest

August: Relaxation

 


“And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.” Romans 8:28

 


Our theme of the year is Catholic Identity.

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

Other themes include grit, perseverance, light, progress, & Fatima. 

"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



    Kindness

Upcoming Events

  • Report Cards will be distributed to the students on Tuesday, December 12th. All tuition accounts must be up-to-date in order to receive your child’s report card.
  • Wednesday, December 13th and Friday, December 15th are noon dismissals for Parent-Teacher Conferences. Aftercare is not in effect.  Please sign up for your conference through the Teacher-Reacher App at: www.teacherreacher.com
  • Wednesday, December 13th the National Junior Honor Society students will travel to Amityville to visit with the Sisters of St. Dominic.  The members are asked to bring a bagged lunch to school with them.  They will be eating in the cafeteria at 12:00 and then meet the parent volunteer drivers at 1:00.

 


What We Have Been Learning

Kindergarten: computer safety; mouse coordination; literacy & STEAM skills through educational games; navigating a website; basic keyboarding; basic coding (Kodable)

First Grade: computer safety; mouse coordination; keyboard awareness; parts of a computer; TumbleBooks literacy activities; name design; introduction to PowerPoint (Fall / Halloween); literacy & STEAM games; basic word processing & clipart manipulation; basic coding challenges; basic coding (Kodable); friendly letter

Second Grade: computer safety; All About Me poster; parts of a computer; basic keyboarding; online word search creation; IXL math diagnostic assessment; introduction to Google Drawings (plant life cycle); literacy & STEAM games; Christmas acrostic poem; basic coding (Code.org); friendly letter

Third Grade: computer safety; word processing; word clouds; formal keyboarding practice; Internet safety activities; designed digital nonfiction books; literacy & STEAM games; formatting a document in Word (Thanksgiving essay); coding (Code.org) Fourth Grade: computer safety; word processing; word clouds; intro to Google Classroom & Google Drawings; research on an epic library & poster design; literacy & STEAM games; keyboarding practice; IXL math diagnostic assessment; coding (Code.org)

Fifth Grade: computer safety; Google Forms survey; word processing; word clouds; intro to Google Classroom & Google Drawings; Dominican saint research & poster design; keyboarding practice; literacy & STEAM games; IXL math diagnostic assessment; coding (Code.org); Christmas traditions Venn diagram

Sixth Grade: computer safety; Google Forms survey; Google Sheets typing record; keyboarding practice; evaluating online sources; website design with the new Google Sites; musical instrument slide design & image editing (Google Slides & PowerPoint); coding (Code.org)

Seventh Grade: computer safety; Google Forms survey; file organization in Google Drive; Google Sheets typing record; keyboarding practice; evaluating online sources; website design with the new Google Sites; Colonies of the Future research project using Google Apps; math brochure in Google Slides (two-step linear equations); coding (Code.org); QR codes Eighth Grade: computer safety; Google Forms survey; file organization in Google Drive; Google Sheets typing record; keyboarding practice; evaluating online sources; website design with the new Google Sites; IXL math diagnostic assessment; stained glass window project -- line graphing with an image editor (Sumo Paint) *Google Classroom is used for the projects and assignments in grades 4-8.