This Month in the Computer Lab
Lessons in February:Keyboarding Practice:http://www.abcya.com/keyboarding_practice_2.htm Ideal for kindergarten. Site gives students practice in typing lowercase letters, uppercase letters, periods, and finally short sentences! The site aids students in finding the "shift key". Letters are in random order which builds interest, but the pace may be slow for some.Homerow song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0DRAgUCWew&app=desktop"Heart Art" Inspired by Jim Dinehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hefDhfFp5xM&list=PL7uP3gj4S0qFHk9er8NH0GKD4x0XVMxwY A video intro to Jim Dine's artwork. Length 4:16. The video can be shortened. Poet, painter, and sculptor. His artwork is known for lots of texture--even his paintings have a 3-D effect."Soup Cans" inspired by Andy Warhol
http://www.abcya.com/story_maker.htm January is National Soup Month. Create a new soup with some of your favorite food items. Write down the name and ingredients for your soup.https://www.youtube.com/watch?annotation_id=annotation_51892&feature=iv&src_vid=ulZ64VDhwXM&v=kZTsbJcr9VI Video length is 4:40. "Pop Art Lesson for Kids and Teens" has good info on the pop art movement and Andy Warhol but no audio. The subtitles will need to be aloud.
Just for fun....Choose any activity!Mouse Practice:http://www.toytheater.com/spin.php Students create an image and spin it. No option to print