Grade Five Technology Integration

Technology Goals

Language Arts

Math

Science

Social Studies

Communication

Technology will be utilized as a tool to improve communications skills at all grade levels and in all curriculum areas.

  • Inspiration
  • Word
  • Lexia
  • Reading Counts

Students strengthen reading skills and writing skills through practice exercises, journal writing and outlining and organizing information.

  • EasySheet
  • Excel

Students communicate information on a variety of data via graphs and spreadsheets.

  • Inspiration

Students create food chain webs.

Students create study guides on science topics.

  • Inspiration
  • PowerPoint
  • MapMakers Toolkit
  • Timeliner

Students demonstrate their understanding of concepts through timelines, maps and multimedia projects.

Students create study guides on civilizations.

Problem Solving and Decision Making

Technology will be used as a tool to improve problem solving and decision-making at all grade levels and in all curriculum areas.

 

 

  • Trips
  • Geologo Picturing Polygons

(Grade 5 Investigations)

Students strengthen their understanding of Math concepts through practice activities.

  • PrimeTime Math

Whole class simulation in which students apply math concepts to real world situations

 

  • The Great Ocean Rescue

Whole class simulation in which students solve problems that reinforce the study of ocean life.

  • Geography Search
  • Decisions, Decisions: The Constitution

Whole class simulation in which students make decisions which affect the outcome of the simulation.

Research

Technology will be used as a tool to improve research skills at all grade levels and in all curriculum areas.

Internet Resources

WebQuests

(See Curriculum Connections Webpage for appropriate grade level links)

Internet Resources

(See Curriculum Connections Webpage for appropriate grade level links)

Internet Resources

WebQuests

(See Curriculum Connections Webpage for appropriate grade level links)

Students research science topics using a variety of multimedia resources.

Internet Resources

WebQuests

(See Curriculum Connections Webpage for appropriate grade level links)

Students research social studies topics using a variety of multimedia resources.

Productivity

Technology will be used as a tool to enhance productivity for students, teachers, and administrators.

  • Inspiration
  • Word

Students brainstorm and organize ideas in Inspiration then write in Word.

  • EasySheet
  • Excel

Students organize and graph data gathered.

  • PowerPoint
  • EasySheet
  • Excel

Students Graph information gathered on Science topics.

  • PowerPoint
  • MapMakers Toolkit
  • Timeliner

Students create:

Multimedia projects, timelines and

Customize maps related to SS topics.