Monday, January 18, 2016

Build a Bridge at Toy Theater


There are all kinds of great learning activities at ToyTheater.com. The Bridge Builder is just one of them.

Give it a try and see how it comes to other building projects we have used.

Wednesday, December 02, 2015

EA Sports Madden Football By The Numbers: The Math and Science Behind The Game

The NFL Players Association, EA Sports, and Discovery Education have teamed up to bring Madden Football to the classroom. These activities explore the math and science behind the game. 

See how much you really know about football at footballbythenumbers.discoveryeducation.com.


Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Hour of Code: Minecraft

Last week we completed an hour coding by building Star Wars games. This week is all about coding in Minecraft. Watch all of the videos and follow directions closely as we continue to think in new ways and creatively problem solve.

Are you ready? Give it a go!


Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Build With Legos In BuildWithChrome.com



Check out buildwithchrome.com and make awesome stuff right within your Chrome browser.

There is a lot to explore here but not all of the distractions at the main Lego site.

Get started in the main building area. When asked to sign-in just cancel.

What will you build?


Hour of Code: Learn to Code with Star Wars and BB-8


The Hour of Code project has teamed up with Star Wars and it could not be any more awesome.

In lesson 1 learn to use blocks of code to program BB-8's movement and then dabble in some java script. Give it a shot and begin to build your own galaxy with code.


Wednesday, November 04, 2015

Be a Hawkeye Hero! Collect Hamilton Sports Cards

It's easy to be a Hawkeye Hero and earn the latest set of Hamilton sports cards from Covering Hawkeye Sports. The high school students worked hard on this project so that elementary students will be inspired to use good manners and try their best. A new set of cards will be given out as positive behavior rewards every sports season and feature Hamilton Hawkeyes athletes.

Check out more great stuff from Covering Hawkeye Sports.


Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Get Peanut-ized




Click here  to get Peanuti-zed – Create characters in the style of the new Charles Schulz Peanuts movie out in November.



Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Learn Real Coding Skills with CodeMonkey



Visit CodeMonkey to learn real programming skills. A mean gorilla has stolen a little monkey's bag of bananas and it is your job to help the monkey retrieve them all.

Get coding.