Welcome to the 2015-2016 school year! I am really excited to see everyone and share my love of Technology with you!
My site has links to useful websites and online resources we use at Linton Hall, so please check back regularly.
Please contact me anytime if you have questions or concerns. My e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org
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Everyone should learn programming! A wonderful case is made for kids to learn programming in this TEDx Talk by MIT Media Lab’s Mitch Resnick, founder and director of MIT’s Lifelong Kindergarten group. For more information on Mitch Resnick’s projects, click here.
Here are some cool sites for learning about programming:
Anniversary of the first website ever: 2013 celebrates the 20th anniversary of the first web page! See what it looked like here: http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html. For a brief backstory, check ReadWrite’s article on the site.
Linton Hall students garnered a National Win for the FBI SOS program within the Stingray Category (51-100 participants) with an overall test score of 91.26%. SOS (Safe Online Surfing) is a program developed by the FBI to teach cybersecurity to late-elementary through middle school students. LHS upper school students earned the award for the December 2012 competition month. Congratulations to our 5th through 8th grades!
Below is the Upper School homework calendar (Grades 5-8.) If you use Google calendar, you can subscribe to this calendar and get updates directly in your calendar by clicking the “+Google Calendar” button in the lower right corner. If the homework calendar is not displayed below, please use the following link for the Linton Hall School upper school homework calendar.
Check back regularly for useful links! Links will open in a new window.
Many thanks to EdSurge for their top 5 FREE Math sites!
Please note that none of these sites are affiliated with or endorsed by Linton Hall School. They are provided as suggestions only for more information for our students and families.
Linton Hall School provides many online resources to help their students learn. Please contact Mrs. Ryder for login information.
Please visit my USEFUL LINKS page for more resources!
Clever Portal provides access to many online learning resources. Grades 4-8 can use their Google Apps login (@lintonhall.edu e-mail) to login
Google Apps for Education for students in 4th-8th Grades
Common Sense Media resources are used in Technology Classes to provide instruction on all aspects of digital citizenship and online safety
NetSmartzKids for lower school and preschool (PreK)
NSTeens for upper school
Mango Languages grades 5-8 use the login info provided by Mrs. Kuehl & Mrs. Ryder
Language Treks Spanish 4, 7 and 8 use the login info provided by Sra. Rubio and Mrs. Ryder
Extra Math (login info will be provided by LHS)
RAZ-Kids grades K-5 use login info provided by Mrs. Ryder & your teacher
Accelerated Reader (available only at Linton Hall School) use login info provided by Mrs. Winch to take AR tests
IXL ELA grades 5-8 use logins provided by Mrs. Ryder & your teacher for language arts practice
It is very helpful if students practice keyboarding at home to reinforce skills learned in class. Practice proper hand placement and position as we do in class!
Dance mat typing Grades 2-4 use this at school for fun to add some variety to their practice
Typing Web (typing.com) Grades 2-8 use the logins provided by Mrs. Ryder, Mrs. Kuehl & Miss Tipton. TypingWeb is the primary site for keyboarding practice.
Touch Develop Grades 4-8 use GAfE (@lintonhall.edu) login to access
CODE.org (login info will be provided by LHS)