Timely Tech is designed to help your students build tech skills while incorporating monthly themed digital activities. This is a mini unit of 16 digital activities with a winter sports theme. *Not endorsed by the Winter Olympics*
When I teach my students with monthly themed activities that bring in the other subject areas, I find that they are more engaged and empowered to learn.
Table of Contents:
3-4 The Rationale and how it works
5 ISTE Standards Addressed
6-11 Links to the digital file in Google Slides and how to use it.
How to Use:
In the Google Slides file you will find activities for every grade level K-5. I didn’t split them up because I want to leave that decision up to you based on your student needs.
Here is an idea of how you might separate these activities by grade levels:
K/1: Beginning letter, hundreds chart puzzles, base 10 building, vowel sorts.
2/3: Design a scene, Make new words, ABC order, Pixel Art, Winter Sports typing.
4/5: Design a new Medal, Decoding, Editing spelling errors, Search, IF/THEN/ELSE, Coding
What I recommend:
-Make a copy of the original file for each grade level
-Take out the slides you don’t need
-Rename each file for the grade level you’ll use it with
-Send through Google Classroom or download and use as a PowerPoint file
ISTE Standards Addressed:
1d Students understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.
2b Students engage in positive, safe, legal and ethical behavior when using technology, including social interactions online or when using networked devices
3a Students plan and employ effective research strategies to locate information and other resources for their intellectual or creative pursuits.
3b Students evaluate the accuracy, perspective, credibility and relevance of information, media, data or other resources.
5d Students understand how automation works and use algorithmic thinking to develop a sequence of steps to create and test automated solutions.
6c Students communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively by creating or using a variety of digital objects such as visualizations, models or simulations.
Product Terms: Copyright © Brittany Washburn 2018. Purchasing this file entitles you to ONE classroom use. You may use this with multiple classes but may not share with any other teachers. Copying for more than one teacher, classroom, department, school, or school system is prohibited. This product may not be distributed or displayed digitally for public view. Failure to comply is a copyright infringement and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Clipart and elements found in this PDF are copyrighted and cannot be extracted and used outside of this file without permission or license. If multiple licenses are needed for use my more than one teacher or in more than one computer lab, additional licenses are discounted.
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