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Technology

Read the latest news about the students’ work in Technology class on the Toledo Campus for students in Levels 1-8. Ashley Christen is the technology teacher and school librarian.

The campers went on a hunt to find the alphabet in nature and in the environment around them.  They searched the paths, the nature trails, and even throughout the school halls to find letters.  The students then edited and compiled the images in photoshop, creating their name.

"Eddie"

“Eddie”

"Sean"

“Sean”

The campers have been learning many ways to edit images in Photoshop. The first day they learned how to create layered photos.

This picture was created by using two pictures taken by campers and a clip art image.

This picture was created by using two pictures taken by campers and a clip art image.

This student compiled 2 pictures taken by campers and one image from google.

This student compiled two pictures taken by campers and one image from google.

The Technology campers had a great time creating fun scenes with LEGOs outside in the Natural Playground.  After the students made their creations, they took and edited digital images.  Next they uploaded the images into LEGOs StoryStarter online software and added text, clip art, and filters. Finally, they complied the pictures and created a short comic from their LEGO design!

 

This camper was concentrating on creating his design.

This camper was concentrating on creating his design.

This camper was reviewing the digital images he took.

This camper was reviewing the digital images he took.

Editing images is a serious task.

Editing images is a serious task.

 

Carefully reviewing his comic strip.

Carefully reviewing his comic strip.

 

Third level students created news articles using LEGO blocks and LEGO software.  The students first assembled a news scene using the LEGO blocks. They created a draft of their news article and took digital pictures of their LEGO scene.  The next step was to upload and edit their digital images using the LEGO software and finally type their news article.  The students had to many steps to complete in this given assignment.  LEGO education is a hands-on curriculum that integrates literacy and technology.  Below is an example of a Third-level student’s work.

 

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