Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Getting Social on Scratch

Update for the Week of November 17th: Getting Social on Scratch

Next Week
Tuesday, Nov. 25th - Turkey Time, like Tech Time but with Turkeys. Come program a turkey project on Scratch.

There will be no Tech Time Thursday and Friday because Kenwood will be on Thanksgiving Break!

Getting Social
1. Log in to Scratch with your user-name.
2. Love at least one project
3. Favorite at least one project.
4. Follow one friend
5. Follow one studio.
6. Check out your own updates to see who is favoriting and following you.

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Week of November 11th

Stickers, Volunteers, and Projects to Share

Volunteer at the Kenwood Craft Tech Fair!
Would you like to help run our Tech Time Scratch station? Sign up to be a helper for our Saturday, December 6th Craft Tech Fair 1pm-3pm at Kenwood. Sign up for a 20 minute shift. Then look around the other craft and technology stations.

Share on our Kenwood Tech Time Studio
Would you like to share at the Kenwood Fair or on our blog? Make sure to click the SHARE button and then add it to the Kenwood studio. 


And here's Travis' Polar Bear and Dino Story. Try making a remix and posting it to the Kenwood Tech Time Studio . . .


 Next Week 

Tuesday, November 18th: Let’s Get Social on Scratch – Learn how to share your projects and find your friends’ projects. 
Here’s a shared project by one of our fourth graders: 

Thursday, November 20th: Make Your Own Stickers - Girls Lead will be learning to design and print our own stickers. Our Raspberry Pi team will continue to work with our volunteer guest from Wolfram Research.

Friday, November 21st: Make Music with Arduinos! We'll continue playing with little computer controllers called arduinos.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Week of November 13th

Hello Kenwood Tech Time!

Welcome to our weekly update. Here we'll tell you about next week's schedule, show you new ways to learn, and invite you to share your projects with us and with your classmates.

Next Week 
Tuesday, November 11th: No Tech Time! We won't have Tech Time because there is no school in honor of Veteran's Day! 
Thursday, November 13th: Girls Lead will be learning to make stories in Scratch. Our Raspberry Pi team will continue to work with our volunteer guest from Wolfram Research.
Friday, November 14th: We'll be exploring simple hardware with little computer controllers called arduinos. Want to know more about arduinos? 

 Find out more by watching this video: http://viewpure.com/t6fKs3Zbnb0?ref=search

Kenwood Fair: Make It, Print It, Code It, Share It
On Saturday, December 6th from 1pm-3pm Kenwood will  host our very own Craft Tech Fair. There will be lots of stations where you and your family can come make crafts, make technology projects, and even share projects you've made at Tech Time.

Share Your Progress!
We'd like to see what you made and post some of your projects on our blog. Please sign in and tell us about your project below.