Thursday, August 17, 2017

Getting Situated into Technology by Leeya

Even though it is the beginning of the year, we have done so many fun activities so far! This year we have the opportunity of getting an email. Since we are the oldest now in the school, we have more responsibilities. We can email teachers if we need anything to do with homework, projects, or a test. Also, this year we have a website called "Seesaw" which enables the whole class to see assignments that we need to do. We have profile pictures to tell who we are but instead of having a real picture we created avatars so no one can see our true face for protection. So even if it is the beginning of the year, technology is really fun!    

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

How Information Travels Across the Internet written by Emily C. and edited by Jack T.

This week we are learning about HTML. It is very interesting to learn about. We have also learned about how information travels across the internet  There are a lot of steps in the process. First, you have to put your domain name in the URL (Uniform Rerecord Locator) bar. Next, it goes to their server, and the server receives the message. Third, it allows you to go on the website and do whatever you want. That is the process behind how information travels device to device! 

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Coding With Khan Academy by Izzy

In technology, we are learning how to code on Khan Academy. We have also learned new vocabulary words such as algorithm, nesting conditional statements, and abstraction. Algorithm means a series of instructions in a specific order to complete a specific task. A conditional statement is the rules inside of a condition using if/else statements. Abstraction means to pull out specific information to make one solution work for multiple problems.  Khan Academy is teaching us how to code in a challenging, but fun way!

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Coding with Shapes by Morgan

In class, we are learning how to make lines of code by using Khan Academy. Our class is being taught how to make a face using variables, ellipses, and other codes. Variables are place holders for information. Our class has also learned what an algorithm is. An algorithm is a set of instructions that makes something happen or occur. We are being educated in an enjoyable, yet difficult way. Mrs. Mittleman's class is having fun using Khan Academy and learning all about coding!

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Final Week Of Tech And So Sad To Go by Avery and Ari

Mrs. Seff 's class is so sad and they will miss their wonderful teacher Mrs. Brown. It is our last week of technology. For our final week, we've been using Swift Playground. It is an app that teaches us a programming language for Apple devices. The programming language is called Swift.  Swift has similarities to JavaScript because you can create your own functions, use loops to repeat functions, and some of the commands use the same terminology.  Mrs. Seff 's class has had a marvelous time in technology and hope to do it next year in Middle School!

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Scratch and Conditionals by Shayna

We are doing Scratch Projects. We get to make a game. I learned a lot. It is really enjoyable, but still very hard. The difficult part was thinking of an idea that you can do and learning how to make things move, but when you do it, the ending product is really cool. We also had to use conditionals. Conditionals are if one thing occurs, then somethings needs to happen, and else something different. We get to play each others games. It is really awesome to see how other peoples turned out. Scratch is a blast.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

One Block at a Time by Grace

As of today, we are still working on Bloxels. Bloxels is an app, that allows children to express their game, programming, and engineering skills with characters, game building, Bloxels, elements, and much more. I personally love making new characters and watching my friends play my games that I have made. Someday, my Bloxels skills might come to use, but until then, I will take it one block at a time.