Google Forms created by CAS 2nd Graders!

Below are some samples of Google Forms created by our 2nd graders. They did a great job entering questions and even a better job formatting the forms with wonderful designs. What is next for 2nd [...]

By |October 27th, 2015|Google Forms, Grade 2|

“Howling at the Moon” by Madison P.

To the left is a beautiful original work of art by Madison P.   She used Photoshop CS5 to do the actual drawing and used Camtasia Studio 8 to screen record the whole process. I [...]

By |October 19th, 2015|Camtasia, Grade 5, Photoshop, Student-Work|

“Heart-Break” by Alandra D.

This original work of art was created by Alandra D. using Photoshop CS5.  She used various tools in Photoshop to produce a wonderful composition that visually captures that feeling of "heart-break"...    Alandra is now [...]

By |October 16th, 2015|Grade 5, Photoshop, Student-Work|

2nd Graders Learn and Teach Google Forms

Joseph Joubert once  said, "To teach is to learn twice."  I was thinking about this quote as I watched the 2nd grade students teach and help one another use Google Forms program during our class [...]

By |October 9th, 2015|Google Forms, Grade 2|

6th Graders Having Fun Video Editing with Camtasia Studio

6th Graders are having fun learning one of the new software programs that we are working with this year, Camtasia Studio 8.  They are busy exploring all of the features of this video editing program [...]

By |September 24th, 2015|Camtasia, Grade 6, Video Editing|

1st Graders Loves Google Apps!

For the last 2 classes, the 1st graders had been hard at work getting used to all new windows and Google Apps/Chrome log-in procedures. Today, they finally had the chance to create their first Google Slides, [...]

By |September 23rd, 2015|GAFE, Grade 1|

Off to a Great Start with Computer Programming!

Using Scratch, an online visual-based programming site, CAS students (grades 3-6) had the opportunity to start making their own programs and games!  They also had a lot of fun in the process.  Please stayed tuned for [...]

By |September 10th, 2015|programming|

New Look for September 2015!

Hi Everyone, Welcome to the new CAS Computer Class website and blog! There's always so much happening in Computer class and in our school every day, so I thought this blog would be a good [...]

By |August 31st, 2015|Uncategorized|

Quote of the Week

“Coding is today’s language of creativity. All children deserve a chance to become creators instead consumers of computer science.”
Maria Klawe
“I always think challenges are interesting and help you to become a better person.”
Aung San Suu Kyi
“Our first teacher is Our own Heart.”
“If you want me to play only the notes without any specific dynamics, I will never make one mistake.”
Vladimir Horowitz
“The power to question is the basis of all human progress.”
Indira Gandhi
“Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.”
Vincent Van Gogh
“… you often learn more by being wrong for the right reasons than you do by being right for the wrong reasons.”
The Phantom Tollbooth/ Norton Juster
“Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.”
T.S. Elliot
“You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.”
Maya Angelou
Do not train a child to learn by force or harshness; but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.
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