Tuesday, January 19, 2010
Completed digital stories for Ms. Saldivar's class can be viewed at: tpesr10.wikispaces.com (Note: A password is required for viewing the digital stories. Contact Ms. Saldivar or Mrs. Lin for the password).
Grade 1: Students in grade 1 completed their "I Have a Dream" project. For this project, students used Tux Paint to draw a self-portrait. Then they used Microsoft Powerpoint to add their "dream for the world". The above projects were created by students of Ms. Gonzales. Projects for Ms. Chiaro, Ms. Hilsen and Ms. Kluch can be viewed on the TPES Techkidz Showcase page.
Saturday, January 9, 2010
Grade 1: Students in Grade 1 started a new project in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. For the project, students were asked to draw a self-portrait using TuxPaint. Next week, they will import the project into Microsoft Powerpoint, and write one of their own dreams that they have for the world. Here is an sample of what the finished product will look like.
After-School: A new group of UCSD students were introduced to the after-school program this week. Torrey Pines students worked with their buddies on a variety of programs in the computer lab, including a program that let them create their own music as well as a fantastic drawing program that teaches them to draw their favorite cartoon characters called "Drawing Now" .