"Imagination is more important than knowledge. For Knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution."
We can all be Super Digital Citizens
ACS Elementary school (grades 2nd to 5th) has started a big Digital Citizenship project that deals with topics as respect and responsibility while using technology and Cyber Bullying prevention. It starts from the idea that anyone and everyone must follow rules and be careful when using technology.
5th grade students created Digital Superheroes
The most revolutionary aspect of technology is its mobility. Anybody can learn it. It jumps easily over barriers of race and language.
Freeman Dyson, Infinite in All Directions: Gifford lectures given at Aberdeen, Scotland (2004), 270.
Smart and Healthy Media Choices
Our children are exposed to the use of media since they are very young.As parents and teachers we can't keep technology and media away from them all the time, but it is important that we teach them how to make smart and healthy media choices. Children that have access to technology must know What to do with it, When the right time to do it is and for how long.
Quote of the Week
Every once in a while, a new technology, an old problem, and a big idea turn into an innovation.
These are the iPad rules students at ACS must follow at all times when using their devices.
Source: Teachers Pay Teachers
Quote of the week
"Technology has forever changed the world we live in. We're online, in one way or another, all day long. Our phones and computers have become reflections of our personalities, our interests, and our identities. They hold much that is important to us". James Comey
Drawing with Kid Pix
KG5 and 1st grade students enjoy drawing pictures and exploring all the features Kid Pix has to offer.
Using Google Drive and Google Docs
4th and 5th grade students started working with Google Drive and Google Docs
Quote of the Week
“Every girl deserves to take part in creating the technology that will change our world, and change who runs it” – Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize Winner
The hour of code came and went! All students in 1st to 5th grade participated in this world wide activity during the week of December 4 to the 10th. It was a wonderful and fun experience for everyone!
Computer Science Week is coming! In the week of December 4 to 10, ACS will be joining schools around the world in "The Hour of Code". This event takes place world wide as a part of Computer Science Week.
Why is computer science important?