Technology

Technology Resources for Students

Elementary School
GCompris | Computer based enrichment activities especially suited for younger students.
Tux Paint | A fantastic, free, paint program for younger students, helpful when teaching basic mouse skills.
AbcYa! | Great online “games” that teach students in Kindergarten through Fifth core academic skills.
TypeFaster | Touch-typing practice program used in class.

Middle School
Scratch | A digital animation and object-oriented programming language for designed for middle and high school students.
Paint.NET | A free digital image editing program used in photography and especially helpful for students working in Scratch.
Picassa | A basic but powerful image editing program used by students in photography.
MS Visual Basic | A powerful integrated development environment used to create programs using Microsoft Visual Basic.