• 5th Grade Podcasts

    Posted by Christine Lorenzo on 4/27/2023

    This past month 5th Graders at Denton wrote scripts about topics that were important to them.  Then they used the Flip software to record their audio or video podcasts to share with their class.  

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  • 4th Grade

    Posted by Mrs. Lorenzo on 4/27/2023

    In fourth grade at Denton Avenue School the students are preparing their Folklorist Projects which will be showcased during Heritage Week.  The students learned about how folklorists from the Smithsonian Museum document the many cultures that make up our nation.  They have learned about tradition bearers and how important it is to interview the tradition bearers in their families/friendship circles so that they can pass on traditions, skills and knowledge to the next generations.  The students will be interviewing a person of their choice, with parental permission, and create a presentation in Google Slides about what they learned. They will present their Google slides to their classmates during Heritage Week.  

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  • 3rd Grade Technology - Google Sheets

    Posted by Mrs. Lorenzo on 4/27/2023

    Denton 3rd graders have been learning about Google sheets over the last few weeks.  They used data from a survey about 'Hot Cocoa' to learn how to interpret and represent data in charts.  

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  • 2nd Grade Computer Class

    Posted by Mrs. Lorenzo on 4/27/2023

    Denton second graders have been learning how to touch type.  They have been taught how to keep their index fingers on the f and j keys and the rest of their fingers on the  keys next door.  They have learned that this row of keys is called the 'home row.' 

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  • 1st Grade Technology

    Posted by Mrs. Lorenzo on 4/27/2023

    In first grade at Denton, the students have been learning about computer science.  They are learning about binary numbers and bits of data.  The children in first grade have learned to log into their devices, navigate to Google classroom and complete their assignments using a program called Kami that allows them to write/draw on their Chromebook monitor.  

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  • Kindergarten - Quick Codes

    Posted by Mrs. Lorenzo on 4/27/2023

    Denton kindergarteners have been learning how to retrieve their assigned chromebooks from their classroom chromebook cart.  They have learned to wait patiently while everyone gets their device.  They have learned how to turn on their Chromebook.  The students have learned to login to their Chromebook device using a QR code necklace.  The Denton kindergarteners have been practicing using RAZ kids.  The kindergarteners are also learning how to log out of their devices and return them to the cart.  

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  • 5th Grade - What is cyberbullying and what can you do to stop it?

    Posted by Christine Lorenzo on 11/18/2022

    Student reads Sondra's story on their Chromebook. Students have a Google Meet using a Chromebook.

    In fifth grade at Denton, students worked collaboratively using Google Meet  to read Sondra's story about cyberbullying.  The goal of the lesson was to work with a partner to recognize similarities and differences between in-person bullying, cyberbullying, and just being mean. The students also identified strategies for dealing with cyberbullying and ways they could be an upstander for those being bullied.

     
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  • 2nd Grade - Private VS. Personal Information

    Posted by Christine Lorenzo on 11/18/2022

    Student crosses out parts of an online form asking for private information.

    Students in second grade at Denton are learning what kinds of information they should keep to themselves when using the internet. In this lesson, students had to cross out parts of an online form that asked for private information. 

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  • Primary Students at Denton Learn to Find Letters on the Keyboard

    Posted by Christine Lorenzo on 11/18/2022

    A student looks for letters on the keyboard.

    In our kindergarten and first grade classes, students are learning to find the letters on a QWERTY keyboard and about touch typing with two hands.  The students are making progress every time we practice. 

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  • Denton Kindergarten - Safety in My Online Neighborhood

    Posted by Christine Lorenzo on 11/18/2022

    The 3 Rules for Being Online

    Denton kindergartners learned about Internet Safety in technology class this month.  There are 3 rules they learned about being online. 

    1.  Always ask your parents or teacher first (before going on a device)

    2. Only talk to people you know. 

    3. Stick to places that are just right for you.   

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