Mrs. D's Computer Class

Check Out These Great National Geographic Photos

Here is a link to the animal photos.LINK
Take a look!

graphic from Design Lab at Graphic Communication Sacramento City College
Watch  the 2 ppt slideshows for class rules

Welcome Back to Computer Class

book Text

Scholastic News Ms. Glynn
November/December 2013 1


  2. Sheppard Software SPRING

  3. Higlhlights kids Welcome 2014
  4. Highlights Kids Book Mark Maker
  5. Highlights Kids - Find the Hidden Pictures 
  6. Double Check

  7. Double Check again

  8. What is Wrong?

  9. Color Columns

  10. Hidden Pictures - Words from A to Zd
  11. Find the Hidden Pictures Fall Fun

  12. Internet Safety Cyber Safety Five

  13. Grade 1  Bobby's Busy Bakery

  14. Catch the Fireflies - addition and motor skill

  15. Find the Technology

  16. PET SHOP    Help the People pick their pets

  17. Starfall Common Core 1st Grade

  18. Enchanted Learninng Animals

  19. Syllable Factory

  20. Catholic Toolbox: Pope Francis
  21. Sheppard Software
  22. Smart teenies Shape Store
  23. PBS Kids - Shapes Games 
  24. Grade 1 Math Websites
  25. Highlights Kids
  26. Color Columns
  27. Squirrel Match
  28. Puzzel Mania Kids
  29. Construct A Word
  30.   Learning Coins
  31. Dolphin Feed - counting money
  32. March Madness Math  Shoot Out
  33. Storyplace Shapes
  34. Solid Figure Factory
  35. Funbrain shapes
  36. Fishy Fractions
  37. Fractions
  38. Jelly Golf
  39. Addition Games
  40. LISTEN AND READ Scholastic
  41. Computer Components
  42. Computer Puzzle
  43. Compound Words
  44. Learning Games for Kids
  45. Contractions
  46. Spelling City Contractions
  47. Spelling City Contractions Which Word
  48. Basketball Contraction Game
  49. Contraction Worksheets
  51. Opposites
  52. Opposites Concentration 1
  53. Opposites Concentration 2
  54. Opposites Concentration 3
  55. Opposites Concentration 4
  56. Opposites Concentration 5
  57. Grade 1 Miss Glynn's Weekly Reader page   - Winter in the Wild
  58. Grade 1 Weekly Reader - Holiday Lights
  59. Grade 2 Weekly Reader - Home in a Hole
  60. Grade 2 Weekly Reader - We Can Give
  61. Highlights Kids November 2012
  62. Highlights Kids Tell Us Your Thoughts
  63. ABC Match
  64. Fraction Flags
  65. Bees and Honey
  66. Alphabet Goop
  67. Letterella
  68. Tumble Books
  69. Storyline
  70. Cinnamon and the April Shower
  71. Cinnamon and April shower PUZZLE
  72. Cinnamon and April Shower - CROSSWORD
  73. Duck Rabbit
  74. Duck Rabbit - Games
  75. The School Bell
  76. Early Math and Time and Money Sheppard Software
  77. Counting Money
  78. Money Flashcards
  79. National Geographic Kids - Photo Fill Ins
  80. Skillwise English Games
  81. Skillwise Math Games
  82. Time to Move
  83. American Saints
  84. Saint Stories for Kids
  85. ABCYA Grade 1
  86. ABCYA Grade 2

Changing the Layout of your Organizational Chart

VIRTUAL VACATION download the directions for this project on the bottom of this page.


Finished Early?

Complete assignment below Finished Early - Computer Humor


Rubric - for Grading a PowerPoint Presentation
  1. IXL Kindergarten Math Practice
  2. ABCYA  Money Bingo
  3. GBGKids - Count on it Kindergarten
  4. Sheppard Software - Fruit Shoot Coins
  5. Sheppard Software - Compare Money Amounts
  6. Sheppard Software - Do you have enough money?
  7. Turtle Diary - Counting Coins
  8. Kindergarten Math Web sites
  9. Aquarium
  10. Starfall Valentine's Day
  11. Find a Four Leaf Clover
  12. Computer Basics
  13. Mousing Around Headsprout
  14. Use the Mouse and Keyboard
  15. Feed the Monster
  16. Bobby's Busy Bakery
  17. Internet Safety Cyber Five
  18. Peppers Only Pizza
  19. Sheppard Software
  20.  Kindergarten
  21. Reading Fun K-3
  22. PBSKIDS Curious George Busy Day
  23. ABC Order
  24. PBSKIDS.ORG Create Your Own SuperHero
  25. PBSKIDS Count Your Chickens
  26. PBSKIDS Monkey Match
  27. PBSKIDS All Game Topics
  28. Kindergarten games
  29. Kindergarten Fun with Math
  30. Animal Homes II
  31. Storyline Online
  32. Tumble Book Library Access button
  36. Preschool & Kindergarten SHEPPARD SOFTWARE
  38. Clock Talk
  39. Make a Face 
  41. Rainforest Animals   Wildlife of the Amazon Rainforest (video)
  42. Amazon Rainforest (video)
  43. Kathie Mitchell Rainforest links
  44. Enchanted Learning Rainforest Animals
  45. Rainforest Alliance
  46. Tropical Rainforest
  47. Science Kids Rainforest Facts
  49. Click for  Tumble Book Access
  50. Chicken Big
  51. Chicken Scratches
  52. Learn About Teeth
  53. Our Teeth
  54. Learning About Coins
  55. Nutrition      Make Your Own Milkshake
  56. Ben and Smalls Baking Game
  57. Quintricious
  58. Nutrition Games ages 2-5
  59. Nutrition - Food Groups Game


iPad Quick Reference Card

How to add email to your iPad

Hardware Info
  1. Airserver
  2. Free trial Airserver link
  3. 7 Ways to Display Your iPad on a Projector Screen
  4. How To Connect the iPad To A Projector: No Tech Skills Required
  5. How to Create Screencast Demos of  iPad Apps
  1. iPads in Education
  2. iPad Apps for School

  3. Technology in Early Childhood - iPad Covers for the PreK and K Classroom
  4. Technology in Early Childhood - Seven Tips to Get Started with Your Classroom iPad
  5. Heidi Songs -  iPad
  6. I Teach Technology: Educreations Math for Kindergarten

  7. Edudemic The Teacher's Guide to the One iPad Classroom
  8. We Are Teachers - 15 Apps for the One iPad Classroom
  9. A Printable Acceptable Use Policy for iPads
  10. EdTech's  Teacher's iPad As.......
  11. Kathy Schrock's Guide To Everything
  12. Catholic Schools Foundation iPad Academy
  13. A Practical Guide for Teachers Who Just Got iPads

  14. POSTER - Common Sense Media 1 to 1 essentials iPad Care and Maintenance for younger kids
  15. POSTER - Common Sense Media 1 to 1 essentials iPad Care and Maintenance for Older Kids
  16. POSTER - Common Sense Media Sharing Photo's  Should I Share?
  17. *Free* posters for the Classroom - iPad Use Soaring Through Second Grade
  18. 50 QR Codes for the Classroom
  19. The Daring Librarian presents QR Codes in the Classroom
  20. The Daring Librarian QR Codes Slideshow
  21. The Daring Librarian - QR Codes at A Glance Sheet
  22. The Daring Librarian - QR Codes in 3 Easy Steps
  23. Free QR Code Generator online KAYWA
  24. A Sea of iPad Apps
  25. Live Binder iPad &LCD Projector
  26. DIY iPad Stand Transform Your iPad into a Document Camera
  27. iPad as Doc Camera
  28. The Best K-12 Education Technology Blogs
  29. How to Create An Apple Idea Without Credit Card Info
  30. Digital Story Telling using Book Creator
  31. Free Halloween APPS
Welcome Back to Computer Class, 
I hope you enjoyed your summer vacation.
We'll start this year by reviewing some important things, like our Computer Lab Rules and Internet Safety.
Correct Posture when you use the computer

Grades 2 - 5

I'd also like you to share information about your summer vacation. We will use the files below to record your stories in Word.  You will also compare Vacation and School.
Technology Survey
Answer some questions about how you use technology.
:*)Face Your Manga 8-)

How to Geek

Music and the Brain




Create Accented Characters for Foreign Languages


Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Quotes Computer Lab Favorites


Va Kids K-5

K-5 Computer Lab Activities

Scholastic Computer Lab Favorites


Live Periodic Table

Science Videos






Story Book Creator

Read Write Think

  Time Line Teach-ology


Computer Terms for Kids

 MemMemmmmMemUEN Hardware, Software Security (UEN Technology for Grades 3-6)

Computer Basics Videos 
Basic Parts of Computer Video

Tek Mom Buzzwords
Computer Literacy Lessons grades k-6


Mouse Exercises


Bees and Honey

Minimouse Technology



National Geographic Kids - PHOTOS

MIT free online courses


CNN Student News

Multiplication  from Cocoa


World Wide Web

 Sheppard Software

Other Stuff


Free Rice


Bubble Wrap Fun

Movies about Ancient Rome made by students in Computer Class.  Click on the files in the Class Downloads section to watch the movies in your browser.


Check Out the New Science  movies from HFS Grade 6 2013!



You can import a PowerPoint into Windows Movie Maker. 

  1. Open the PowerPoint file
  2. Select File Save AS
  3. Save the file as individual jpeg files.
  4. You can import these individual jpeg files into Windows Movie Maker and then add transitions and music.

Read About the Success of the Hour of Code

Hour of Code Week
December 9 - 15, 2013

We will go through some of the Tutorials on the Programming Page of this web site.

Hour of Code Tutorials

The Logic Lab
Cisco Binary Game
Cargo Bot

w3Schools Online Web Tutorials
Because your classes are combined this year, there will be many activities that you will share.  Let's collaborate and have fun in computer class this year!

Digital Citizenship is using technology appropriately.
Nine Elements of Digital Citizenship Web Quest   This web quest has several activities that address the nine elements of digital citizenship.

100 Search Engines

oolone   visual search

50 Digital Sources of Free STEM Education

Box of Tricks

Create and Manage a classroom Blog in 5 steps

AR-Augmented Reality
Two Guys and Some iPads - Augmented Reality
Aurasma App
Augmented Reality Brings new Dimension to Learning

Dropbox podcast tutorial
Dropbox Public Folder
Dropbox Shared Folder

Digital Passport sign up

Ed Tech Moment Ed Tech Moment gives classroom teachers easy-to-follow tutorials to integrate technology into the classroom
Tech resource middle hs.


Inforgraphics as a Creative Assessment

NSA   MIT program Immersion for collecting email information


Pinterest - Build your PLN

(HFS )  Gradelink Tutorials

TEQ - Community

iLearn Technology

Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything

The Journal (Technology )

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

K5 Computer lab - lesson plans

Free Education for All

Bleeping Computers tutorials
K Cooking games

Common Sense Media -  Kids Websites
Tech Chicks



NSTA lesson plans for videos


Halloween web sites

PBS Learning Media

Kids Front

Web 2.0 Edu


  Infographics Resources
Students can easily create Infographics
10 Fun Tools to Make an Infographic
What About Me?   picture

Animation Sites

Ask a Tech Teacher   (a favorite)
WatchKnow Videos

Google Search Education

25 "Techy" Tips for the not so "Techy" Teachers
The Teachers Web Sites


Live Binders Tech Tools for Teachers

Tech Partners Sites

Mrs. Jette          Mrs. GTT            Ms. Kenny                Mrs. Good


Other Tech Teachers' Websites
Mr Nussbaum's Learning and Games web site PK - 6

Blue Skunk Blog

Christy Taylor

Reading Fun, Grades K-2

Ed Tech Moment 5 minute tutorials for classroom teachers


Sue Holt's Public Shelf digital kindergarten and Teaching with Technology in ECE

iPad Workshop  iPads

Simple K 20 free apps
Ask A Tech Teacher - Great Apps

102 Interesting Ways to use an iPad in the Classroom

Summer Teacher Academy Catholic Schools Foundation


 Games you can create using PPT Excel and Word


Pete's PowerPoint

Homemade PPT Games

Election 2012



Interactive Graphic Organizer

Scholastic Graphic Organizers for Reading

Premier Voice Recording program




 Have fun creating and sending messages from your own Avatar
Go to to create an Avatar.  
You can send me messages this summer at or



If you are having a problem saving Movie Projects to the network, copy your file to your flash drive and use the flash drive to save all files. 


HFS Grades 5 and 6 A and B  Movie must contain:

  1. A title slide which includes the name of the people in your group (first name, and first initial of last name)
  2. At least 6 pictures that are related to the topic.
  3. A text slide or overlay text that describes the content of the slides
  4. A clean version of a song.  The song should relate to your topic in some way and should be timed to the visual portion of the movie.
  5. Credits at the end of the movie which includes your sources of information in the proper MLA format.  Use
  6. Use a storyboard to plan out your movie.  The storyboard template can be found in the download section at the bottom of this web page.



Movie Maker  Information

Windows Movie Maker Tutorial

Windows Movie Maker Forum - helpful information when you are making a movie


Windows Live Movie Maker Tutorial

Movie Maker Resources
Movie Maker Resources Batavia City Schools

How to transfer Photos from an iPad to a PC in 8 steps


Music Sources and Converters  (converts to different file types)

Media Converter    (convert to many file types)

YouTube mp3

Free Music
Planet Purple Royalty Free Music
Partners in Rhyme royalty free music

The following classes start with the letter A
Learn to program using Basic for Middle and High School Students
BASIC - 256