Grade Four 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 concept maps on electric currents.

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.

 

  • M-ss-ng L-nks

Students reinforce reading strategies through practice activities.

  • PrimeTime Math

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

 

  • Great Solar System Rescue

Whole class simulation in which students solve problems that reinforce information learned on the solar system.

  • Decisions, Decisions Ancient Empires

Whole class simulation in which students make decisions which effect the development of the civilization.

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)

  • Field Trip to the Earth CD-ROM
  • Field Trip to the Sky CD-ROM

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 the growth of Wisconsin Fast Plants

  • PowerPoint
  • MapMakers Toolkit
  • Timeliner

Students create:

Multimedia projects on Ancient civilizations.

Timelines of Ancient civilizations

Customize maps of Ancient civilizations.