Monday, November 20, 2017

Grade 4 Hour of Code

What is coding?  The students watched the following videos to familiarize themselves with the world of computer science.

Coding Vocabulary

 Sign into Turtle Academy using your Google account.  Complete as many lessons as possible.

Grade 3 Google Doc Creation and Sharing

Grade 3 is learning how to create and share a Google Doc.

  • Click on 'New'
  • Select 'Google Docs'
  • Change the the document title from 'Untitled Document' to your title
  • Using your paragraph writing format, write a paragraph about your hopes and dreams for the new school. (Include a title centered in the middle of the page)
  • Format the document (font type, size, color)
  • Be sure to include an image (and/or clip art)
  • Share the document with me

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Grade 1 Codes

Grade one students are learning the basics of coding and some coding vocabulary.

We practiced using the following commands:

They followed the tutorial below using the code: cis1a, cis1b or cis1c

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Grade 4 Body Systems Websites

Grade 4 have completed their body sytem websites.  They linked their website to the grade level website below.

Thursday, November 9, 2017


TumbleBooks is an online, animated collection of talking picture books .  Tumble Readables is also an online collection of read-along titles for upper primary students.  We have our own subscriptions which can be accessed at school.

You can find Tumblebooks on the PYP ICT Blog.

We checked out the home page and the 'Tumblesearch' page where we could search by subject, title and even author!

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Grade 5 Prezi Assessments

Grade 5 is using Prezi for thier final assessment on Beliefs and Values.  They used the example Prezi below as a reference and followed the checklist and guidelines provided by their teachers.

Checklist and Guidelines

Grade 5 Prezi Links

Grade 5 Prezi

PYP-5 is learning about Prezi, an online tool used to create interactive presentations.

First, they signed up for an education account:
  1. Sign-up here

  1. Use your account as your email address

  1. Use the following information to complete the school details:
    • School name: Copenhagen International School
    • City: Hellerup
    • Country: Denmark
    • Website address:
    • password: your Gmail password 
  2. Log-in to your email account and verify Prezi application
Once you have confirmed your account, watch the tutorial below about using Prezi.