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    January 2024
    Welcome To My Technology Class
    As we head into the winter months, please remember to dress properly as you make your way out to my computer lab. Now that the weather is getting colder, it's a chilly walk outside to my trailer. Also,  PLEASE MAKE SURE to bring in your assigned chromebooks EVERY DAY for classroom use, and specifically on the day that you are scheduled to have my computer class. You will be graded based on your participation, effort, and observance of classroom rules and procedures!
    All students may join my Google Classrooms for their grade level during our first class together. You will use this platform to access all activities, assignments, and projects!
    Please be sure to bring your fully charged chromebooks to school on your first day next year & EVERY DAY (especially on the day you are scheduled to have computer class!)
    If you experience any issue and/or damage - you need to see me as soon as possible so we can work order if necessary!


    From Switlik School Main Office

    Check us out on You Tube - Switlik TV! It's our new platform for daily video announcements, which go live every day at approximately 9:10am. You can also view the entire archive of all videos as they automatically save to this channel!

    As always, please continue to check out our Switlik Home Page for the most up to date information from our office and administration!


      Need a Break From Your Screens? Try Something New & Engaging WITHOUT Technology!


    Some Computer Lab Favorites


    Hundreds of Interactive Games! Typing, Art, STEM, and more!



    Games & Videos Based on Your Favorite PBS Shows & Characters!


    Hour of Code

    Our Biggest Computer Lab Success! Learn to Code w/ Dance Party, Flappy Bird, Star Wars, Minecraft, and tons more. You may even discover something new on the website - most programs are free and work well on any device!


    Chrome Music Lab

    Something new - this website allows for users of any age to practice, develop, and even record their own music. So many activities that are fun for all! Check this one out - and your family may want you to use headphones for this!


    Google Earth

    The ultimate virtual field trip. Discover new places and go on your own exploration. Start with your own hometown but branch out to see what's happening around the world! You really have no limits here - so have fun and explore!


    Physics Games

    The most challenging games you will play - all releated to concepts in physics. Test yourself and keep at it - don't get frustrated because they are difficult. Try and problem solve and use different strategies - I know you already do this with the video games you already play!


     Free Rice

    Challenge yourself to vocabulary facts as you help others!



    More Free Sites for Distance Learning

    (Some May Require a Sign Up - But Many of These are Worth Checking These Out)

    Wonderopolis: Every day this site shares a new wonder, submitted by kids, and the answer, in an article with a video.

    National Geographic Kids: Games, articles, and videos about animals and nature.

    Mystery Doug: Video science lessons and activities

    Typing Club: Use your time at home to learn keyboarding skills!

    Scholastic Learn at Home: Daily learning projects from Scholastic, geared for different grade levels

    Explore Animal Webcams: Observe animals live on webcams from around the world

    Virtual Museum Tours: Take a free virtual museum tour of a famous place, like the British Museum in London

    Hour of Code: Learn coding skills with an hour of code activity.

    Design Squad Global: Watch PBS Design Squad videos, to learn about science and engineering challenges

    Khan Academy: Free online video lessons in math and other subjects

    Crash Course Kids: Elementary school science videos

    Family Activity Ideas

    Indoor Activities for Kids Stuck at Home: Buzzfeed lists 27 fun activities for kids home from school

    70 Educational Activities: A former homeschooler shares 70 educational activities you can do when you're stuck indoors.

    Podcasts: Listen to a podcast together. Common Sense Media curated this list of best podcasts for kids.

    Cosmic Kids Yoga: Stay active as you practice yoga together.

    Distance Reading Book Bingo: Read together and complete this bingo board!


     Students are working together as "TEAM" to plan, create, and improve their new STEM projects, including Lego sets, Keva blocks, and interactive marble runs. More photos to come as we continue to solve our classroom challenges! I'm excited for students to begin working in centers where they circulate among different activities during our classroom instructional times!


    Check out some of our past "builds"
    Panther Pride
    Upcoming Switlik PTN Events

    Click Here For Our Switlik PTN Page!

    Current Events 

    Spirit Wear Sale

    Clothing Drive

    PTN Membership Drive

    My Personal Switlik Focus Goals
    Computer Literacy
    Internet Safety
    Cyberbullying Prevention
    Google Accounts
    Google Projects
    STEAM in The Computer Lab
    Google APPS - Slides, Docs, Meet, etc. 
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