Budding Coders in First Grade + Coding Resources

 “The Hour of Code is at its core not about learning a brand new skill in just one hour. One hour isn’t enough to learn how to code. It’s about increasing access to computer science by breaking stereotypes and opening doors.” –Code.org At Stone Ridge, we participated in the Hour of Code last week. There […]

Fun App for the End of the Year: ChatterPix Kids

Let’s be real. It’s that time of year when you are looking for fun activities that will keep students engaged and out of trouble! Enter ChatterPix Kids. This is one of my favorite apps because it is so easy, FUN, and can be used in super creative ways. Essentially, you can make anything talk! Kids love it. As […]

Publishing Non-Fiction Writing with Educreations

First graders have been working very hard on non-fiction writing during Writer’s Workshop. Once they published their books on paper, they used Educreations to create a digital version to share with a wider audience. All we did was use Educrations to take photos of each page and then students recorded themselves reading their book. A […]