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STUDENTS + PARENTS + COMMUNITY
TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Michele Gaeta
Instructor: Michele Gaeta   



 Work is different...
Tools are different...
Communication is different...
Information is different...
Kid's environment is different...

AND LEARNING IS DIFFERENT
WELCOME TO THE TECHNOLOGY LAB
Research Tip
Follow these 3 steps when doing RESEARCH projects
Grade 4 Keyboarding Challenge
KEYBOARDING CHALLENGE
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Hey 4th graders. Are you interested in winning a cool prize? I have lots to choose from. Here is what you need to do. Use your typing.com account to practice the keyboard lessons on your own. It will keep track of your WPM speed and ACCURACY . At the end of May I am going to award prizes for:
  • Fastest keyboarder in each class
  • 2 runner up keyboarders in each class
  • 2 most improved keyboarders in each class
PACER Students with Solutions Contest
Congratulations to Mrs. Gaeta's Digital Ambassadors! Ms. LeBlanc's class, all of your hard work on the Super Hero Digital Citizen project paid off. You were named the winners of the contest. Our class will be receiving a set of wireless headphones and a pizza party to celebrate. In addition, our project will also be featured on their Webpage and Facebook page. They will share the link soon. Can't wait!
Gearing Up for Schoolwide STEM Technology Projects
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Kindergarten: Napolitano- All About Me
Grade 1: Crooks: All About Me Self Portraits Slideshow
Walker: Chatterpix Talking Shapes
Grade 2: Bellamy-Simple Machines Slideshow
Spring:- Animal Habitats Trading Cards
Green- Animal Transformations Slideshow
Grade 3: Peer- Cultural Digital Cookbook
Winters- Recycling
Grade 4: Dipsey/Bisconti- Magnificent NJ
White- Travel NJ Commercial
Grade 5: LeBlanc-Revolutionary War Talking Picturesusing Green Screen
Bastidas- What Bullies Need to Know Class Video

Computer Science Education Week
December 5th-11th
Jackson K-5 Students Looking Forward To....


Benefits of Students Learning Coding Games
1. Provides Problem Solving Opportunities
2. Sparks Interest in Much Needed Computer Science Fields
3. Improves Technology Fluency
4. Improves Computational Thinking



Something New for the 2016-2017 School Year
Google Apps for Education

This school year promises to be filled with new and exciting Technology projects. Our school will soon have access to Google Apps for Education. Google Apps gives students and teachers a range of online tools to enrich communication, content creation, collaboration, and critical thinking.

PERSONAL HEADPHONES WELCOME!!
Parents, it would be most helpful if you could send your child to school with their own personal headphones in a zip-lock bag, for use in the classroom and Technology Lab. Stores like Five Below and Dollar Tree often have these available for an extremely reasonable cost. Thank you in advance for your support.
Technology Topics to Think About
Blog Entry Taking Notes for Research Posted: Monday, May 1 at 4:27 AM Discuss
Blog Entry Keyboard Techniques Posted: Monday, April 3 Discuss
Blog Entry Impact of Technology in Our Lives Posted: Wednesday, March 1 Discuss
Blog Entry What's Your Part in Recycling? Posted: Thursday, February 2 at 8:16 PM Discuss
Blog Entry The Hour of Code Posted: Thursday, December 1, 2016 Discuss
More...
Tech Projects K-5
Contacts
+ Gaeta, Michele
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Homework
No "Homework" exist(s)
Schedule
 Monday:
Napolitano   Gr. K
Peer             Gr. 3
LeBlanc        Gr. 5

Tuesday:
Parker          Gr. 3-5

Wednesday:
Brown          Gr. K-2
Green          Gr. 2

Thursday:
Walker        Gr. 1
Bellamy      Gr. 2
Dipsey-Bisconti   Gr. 4

Friday:
Crooks       Gr. 1
Spring        Gr. 2
Winters      Gr. 3
White         Gr. 4
Bastidas     Gr. 5