2nd Grade IT Support (Real World Use of Technology Skills)

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In my ICT class, my 2nd graders are currently learning about emailing systems and how it is a crucial method of communicating with people on the Internet. They are learning how to compose and send emails to their teachers that contain attachments of their work.

Today a 2nd grader emailed me about a bug that he found in an Accelerated Reader (AR) quiz he was taking online. He took a screenshot of the error and attached it to the email. He also provided me with a great subject line: “AR diffculty.” IT Support Specialists are getting younger each year.

2nd Grade AR Attachment

Calculating Speed with Minecraft

6th Grade Common Core Math Standard: Ratio & Proportional Relationships, A.3.B:

“Solve unit rate problems including those involving unit pricing and constant speed. For example, if it took 7 hours to mow 4 lawns, then at that rate, how many lawns could be mowed in 35 hours? At what rate were lawns being mowed?”

5th Grade Common Core Math Standard: Numbers & Operations in Base Ten, B.7:

“Add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals to hundredths, using concrete models or drawings and strategies based on place value, properties of operations, and/or the relationship between addition and subtraction; relate the strategy to a written method and explain the reasoning used.”