3rd - 8th Computer Lab
Classroom Activities and Tools
Microsoft Office Online - Word, PowerPoint, Excel
LucidChart - diagrams and mindmaps
LucidPress - page layout and design for posters, pamphlets
Prezi - great cloud based presentations
PowToon - presentations using animated cartoons
HaikuDeck - online presentations similar to PowerPoint
PearDeck - interactive presentations that integrate with Google services
Coding With Chrome - a great way to learn programming from beginner to advanced
Gamestar Mechanic - learn how to design video games
CodeAcademy - learn real programming languages for free!
Dash and Dot Robots by Wonder Workshop - an interactive robot that teaches programming!
Educational Fun and Games
Zork: The Great Underground Empire (text adventure)
Scrabble - Play the famous Scrabble word game online!
Yahtzee - Play the classic dice game online!
Word Chomp - A fun word puzzle game
Hearts - family favorite card game
Backgammon - ancient strategy board game
Prodigy - fun math adventure video game
Reversi / Othello - click to learn how
Mastermind - click to learn how
Qwirkle - click to learn how
Chinese Checkers - click to learn how
Crazy 8's card game - click to learn how; try spicing it up with 2's making the next player draw 2 cards and lose her turn!
Oh Heck! - click to learn how
CS Unplugged - Computer Science without a computer!