Technology


    Students are encouraged to practice typing at home.  Keep your fingers on "home row". Remember, practice makes perfect!

    Kindergarten continue to learn all about the computer workstation and recognizing the different parts of a computer.  They are able to use the correct computer terms.  The students are recognizing that the keys on the keyboard are not in “ABC” order!

    Grades 1 and 2  continue to use the proper technique of keyboarding.  They are learning proper finger placement and learning to reach for letters from the “home row keys.”  All curriculum subjects are integrated into computers and technology.

    Grades 3, 4, and 5 are doing their best on learning how to type for accuracy, as well as for speed.   They are recalling the many features in Microsoft Word and typing their computer goals for the new year.  All curriculum subjects are integrated into computers and technology.

    Parents, please encourage your children to practice their typing skill at home on the keyboard.  Ten minutes a day is all they need to increase their typing speed and accuracy.

    National Educational Technology Standards
    To learn about the NETS and Performance Indicators for Students, 
    Visit the Website Below...
    Click on the Link..."NETS for Students"
     
    http://www.iste.org


    To Learn More About the
    New York State Education Department - Virtual Learning System
    Click on the Link Below:





    For Information on Curriculum and Instruction For Math, Science and Technology

    Click the Link Below






                                                           

              Check out interesting and fun links below.

    http://www.abcya.com-  Grades k-5

    http://www.sense-lang.org - On-line Typing lessons and games

    http://www.westegg.com/einstein - Albert Einstein Online
     
    http://www.coolmath.com/ - Here you will find interactive math games.

    http://www.dltk-teach.com - Grades Pre-k-K

    http://www.enchantedlearning.com - Grades Pre-k-K

    http://www.factmonster.com - All Grades

    http://www.nga.gov/ - The National Gallery of Art.  You can search for paintings and sculptures.  There is also a link to NGAKids.

    http://www.sillybooks.net/ - Read along books.

    http://www.50states.com/  -   Learn all about the United
    States of America.

    http://www.hightechscience.org/funfacts.htm - Here you will find fun science facts.

    http://www.amnh.org/  - American Museum of Natural History.

    http://www.sesamestreet.org/home- Games for kindergarten students.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/typing/ - Games to help typing skills.

    http://freetypinggame.net/play.asp - More games for typing

    http://mathplayground.com- Great for practicing and improving math skills.

    http://funbrain.com - Games of different subject areas.

    http://puzzles.com - Puzzles of all ages.

    http://aaamath.com - Great for solving math problems.

    http://www.beaconlearningcenter.com/Weblessons/circus/default.htm

    http://www.hubbardscupboard.org- Grades Pre-k - K

    http://www.math-drills.com - All Grades

    http://www.mathplayground.com - All Grades

    http://www.mrsjonesroom.com - Grade K

    http://www.pbs.org/teachers- All Grades

    http://www.vocabulary.co.il/- Grades K-5

    http://starfall.com - All Grades

    http://www.newsela.com/# - Upper Grades

    http://studyjams.scholastic.com/studyjams/index.htm - Upper Grades

    https://xtramath.org/ (practice basic math skills)

    http://www.e-learningforkids.org/ - reading and math

    http://www.studyzone.org  (reading and math)



    Great Links For Parents


    ARIS
    The New York City Department of Education’s Achievement Reporting and Innovation System.
    Also for educators to locate information to improve student's learning.

    www.arisnyc.org/aris/login
    Parents can explore data on their child's academic achievements

    http://www.corestandards.org/
    Parents can read all about the Common Core State Standards, and get a  clear understanding of what students are expected to learn, so parents know what they need to do to help them.

    http://schools.nyc.gov/Academics/CommonCoreLibrary/Why/default.htm
    New York City and the Common Core State Standards

    National Parent-Teacher Association (PTA)
    http://www.pta.org/
    The web site of the national PTA promotes parental involvement in education.

    The National Parenting Center
    http://www.tnpc.com/
    Provides child-rearing resources and product reviews.

    Homework help for Everyday Math
    http://www.math.com/homeworkhelp/EverydayMath.html
    Homework help for Everyday Math - Numbers, Fractions, Everyday Math Tables and Formulas.

    Learn How to Keep Your Child Safe on The Internet:

    http://www.netsmartzkids.org/indexFL.htm

    http://www.ikeepsafe.org/iksc_kids/

    http://www.getnetwise.org/

    http://www.ikeepsafe.org/



                                    Search Engines

    Google
    http://www.google.com
    This is a general interest search engine that has compiled information about more than a billion Web sites.

    Ask Jeeves
    http://www.askjeeves.com
    This search engine is geared toward students.  They enter questions and the site responds with a set of possible places to find the answers.

    Yahooligans

    http://yahooligans.yahoo.com/

    Ask.com

    http://ask.com

                    

    Fun and interesting places to visit:


    Museum of Natural History
    Central Park West at 79th Street
    http://www.amnh.org


    Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
    1071 5th  Avenue 89th Street
    www.guggenheim.com

    Museum of the City of New York
    1220 Fifth Avenue 103rd Street
    www.mcny.org

    Cooper-Hewitt National Museum of Design
    2 East 91st Street
    http://ndm.si.edu

    El Museo del Barrio
    1230 Fifth Ave. at 104th Street
    http://www.elmuseo.org/

    Metropolitan Museum of Art
    1000 Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street
    www.metmuseum.org

    Hayden Planetarium
    Within the American Museum of Natural History
    Entrance on 81st Street off of Central Park West
    www.amnh.org/rose

    Intrepid Air and Space Museum
    Pier 86 W. 46th Street and 12th Avenue
    www.intrepidmuseum.org

    Museum of Television and Radio
    25 W. 52nd Street
    www.mtr.org

    New York City Transit Museum
    Corner of Boerum Pl & Schermenhorn Street, Brooklyn
    www.transitmuseum.com

    New York Hall of Science
    47-01 111th Street, Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Queens
    www.nyhallscie.org

    New York City Fire Museum
    278 Spring Street SOHO
    www.nycfiremuseum.org 

    Children's Museums

    The Brooklyn Children's Museum
    145 Brooklyn Avenue at St. Marks Ave
    www.bchildmus.org

    Children's Museum of Manhattan
    The Tisch Building
    212 W. 83rd Street
    www.cmom.org

    Children's Museum of the Arts
    182 Lafayette Street
    www.ny.com/museums/children.museum.of.the.arts.html

    Zoos

    Bronx  Zoo
    Fordham Road and Bronx River Parkway
    www.bronxzoo.com


    Central Park Zoo
    64th Street and 5th Avenue (Within the Park)
    www.wcs.org

    Queens Wildlife Center
    53-51 111th Street in Flushing Meadows Corona Park
    http://wcs.org/home/zoos/185

    To learn more about the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and other National Parks of NY Harbor visit:

    www.nps.gov/npnh




    WIKIS HERE:


    To Visit Ms. E. Glantz's Wikis, click the links below:

    http://www.socialstudiesgovernment.wikispaces.com

    http://www.familycommunity.wikispaces.com

    To Visit the Math Resource Site, click the link below:

    http://schoolmathresources.wikispaces.com/








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