The Computer Class without computers

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  1. newguyonboard

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    Anybody else have to teach computers/technology to k-5 without computers during PARCC or other testing?

    I have access to a smartboard in each room, one computer for me and that is about it. Any ideas?
     
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    Can you find some robotics sets or Raspberry Pis?
     
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    code.org has some good resources for coding that don't require a computer.
     
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    I was going to say the same. They're called "Unplugged" activities. I have also just shown NOVA videos on the development of computers during these times, or started teaching about electricity and circuitry basics.
     
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    Our school just cancels all computer lessons for the 6 weeks or so for testing.

    Yay homeroom teachers... :oops:

    It means we are teaching when we should have a prep. Plus, the kids miss it too.

    I agree with finding educational videos to show though.
     

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