Tuesday, September 30, 2014

3rd Grade Family Movie Night

Can you use technology to help you decide on which movie to see and how much it would cost your family? Click here: (handout) for the handout that goes with this lesson. Make sure movies you preview are rated PG or G.


Brighton Towne Square Cinema 20 Admission Prices
Super Saver shows before Noon Everyday
Matinee Shows from 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Children after 6:00pm
(with Valid Student ID)
Adults after 6:00pm 
For 3-D Digital, please add $2.50 to every ticket

Use this online calculator to help add up movie ticket prices for your family:

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You must have the current version of the adobe flash player to use this online calculator.

And, don't forget to listen to the catchiest song ever ... "It's more fun at MJR."

Here's an "old-fashioned" newspaper movie directory (click to enlarge):

Monday, September 29, 2014

2nd Grade Counting Money

1. Start with the "easy" level of The Value of Money, then visit Math Nook for their Counting Money game. Click on the correct change to score points.

2. Practice counting money at these sites:


3. Next, try your coin smarts at Exact Change, also from Math Nook.

4. Use this Touch Math Money Key for help:

PK_2.TC.6 Technology Operations and Concepts

1st Grade Teach Your Monster to Read

Teach Your Monster to Read is a free online game that will teach us the first stages of reading. Make sure you have your username and password, you'll need them to login!

PK_2.CT.2 Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making
PK_2.TC.6 Technology Operations and Concepts

Kindergarten Counting with PBSkids

Today we visit PBSkids.org and work on our counting skills. 




Need more of a challenge? Try these:


Tuesday, September 23, 2014

3rd Grade Keyboarding

Keyboarding practice from Dance Mat Typing. Start Dance Mat Typing at Level 1, Stage 1. Then, try out Keyboard Ninja and Type Toss and the other two typing games below. **Make sure to select "Home Row" before you begin each game.


Monday, September 22, 2014

Kindergarten Alphabet Activities

PBS Kids SuperWhy has some of the best alphabet activities around!

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4th & 5th Grade Keyboarding

Warm up with Level 2, Stage 4, from Dance Mat Typing. Then, try out Keyboard Ninja and Type Toss and the other two typing games below. **Make sure to select "Home Row" before you begin each game.


Sunday, September 21, 2014

2nd Grade ABCya Spelling Practice Dolch Words

Spelling, spelling, and spelling! Let's visit the 2nd grade portion ABCya.com today for spelling activities. We are working on our 2nd grade Dolch word list today.

Spelling Practice     Sight Word BINGO
Must Pop Words     Spelling Bees | Spelling Practice

1st Grade Literacy BBC Bitesize

BBC Bitesize is full of great games that can teach us how to improve our reading and writing. Let's have a go!

Use this alphabet chart to help with any of the activities.

PK_2.TC.7 Technology Operations and Concepts (demonstrate the ability to navigate in virtual environments)

Google Apps for Education

Today we roll out our student Google Apps accounts. We will accomplish the following today:

  1. Verify our accounts
  2. Learn some features of Google Apps
  3. Create a new Google Doc (Inspired by Scholastic Story Starters)
  4. Compare & contrast Google Drive to our school server

3_5.DC.1 Digital Citizenship (discuss scenarios involving acceptable and unacceptable uses of technology)