Tech 4 U

November 29, 2016

Hour of Code is Here!

Hour of Code is next week! Here are some options for our specials teachers:


Specials Options-

P.E. Option:

Non-Computer Option- Getting Loopy

Fuzz Family Frenzy- http://resources.kodable.com/fuzzFamilyFrenzy.pdf


Music Option:

Non-Computer Option- Songwriting with Parameters.


Chromebook Options- Made with Code Music Mixer and https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/editor/?tip_bar=music


Art Option:

Non- Computer Option- Functional Suncatchers


Chromebook Options- Pixel Art with Spreadsheets (Note: I have taught this at some grade levels. You may want to let me know if you plan on using it and I can tell you who has had the lesson. Honestly, time to work on it never hurts even if they already know how to do it.)
  • Ozobots

Library Option: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1rbXNv7rSa146zal3_BdRxYtZOLVVbBlmB6o3skYmA-Y/edit#slide=id.g131099e346_0_182

More Hour of Code Resources for the Classroom

Contact Us!

We would love to come to your room and teach a lesson. Here are just a few of the lessons we are teaching in the classrooms.


  • Pixel Art
  • MinecraftEDU
  • BreakoutEDU A Bad Case of Stripes (Context Clues) 3-5
  • BreakoutEDU Digital Citizenship sessions for grades 2-5
  • General BreakoutEDU
  • Create a digital post card using Google Slides
  • Create a Mystery Number, Person, Place, or Thing with Google Slides
  • Lesson on Tour Builder
  • Create Student Portfolios using Google Sites
  • Pick from a number of Google Projects
  • Graph data using Google Sheets
  • Research lessons
  • Technology Playground Centers
  • Code Lessons
  • Google Drive lessons with the Do's and Don'ts of creating a Google Slide Presentation
  • Read an Augmented Reality Digital Book with a writing extension activity using Google Docs
  • Reading Centers with iPad
  • Digital Citizenship Lessons
  • Research Lessons


We would love to learn from you! Please invite us into your classroom to see all the engaging ways you are using technology in your classroom.

Need Help?

Sara Carpenter's Schedule:

Tuesday- Riverchase

Wednesday- South Shades Crest

Thursday- Shades Mountain

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Karen Darroch's Schedule:

Tuesday - Deer Valley Elementary

Wednesday - Bluff Park Elementary

Thursday - Greystone Elementary

Contact Karen to schedule

Link to Help Form: http://goo.gl/forms/FSrkrKVktU


Melanie Haynes's Schedule:

Contact Melanie to schedule


Jamie Nutter's Schedule:

Tuesday - Gwin

Wednesday - Green Valley

Thursday - Rocky Ridge

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