A very, very big thank you to the CGS Foundation for providing iPads (with individual keyboards) for all of the Grade 1-3 students. This was a significant investment by the Foundation and it is enormously appreciated by the children and staff. The iPads were delivered to the children last week and have already been put…

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It was like Christmas at CGS this week – the iPads that were ordered way back for delivery in September finally arrived! Marie and Dayna actually did a happy dance. (They were much anticipated.) Thank you to the CGS Foundation for making this significant investment in technology for the students. Every Grade 1-3 student now…

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The Grades 1’s, 2’s and 3’s have been busy learning how to code using Scratch Jr. Every week, we look at the intricacies of this amazing app and have been learning the fundamentals of how to create code to make movies, stories and games. This week the Grade 1 students learned how to code the…

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The Grade 1’s are learning how to code using the Scratch Jr. app. Every week we have been expanding our lessons to explore the various programming that we can create. This week we looked at how we can edit our backgrounds to cut out/remove images, change colours, as well as how to switch from one…

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During Term 1, the Grades 1-3 students learned how to use PowerPoint in Technology class. The main goal was to share an interest of theirs with their classmates. Using their newfound Microsoft Word skills (font, sizing, colour, etc.), they ¬†created slides in PowerPoint. When they completed their slides, they then learned how to animate their…

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The SK’s and Grade 1-3’s have been very busy in Technology. We’ve been learning all about the keyboard and how to use it. Thanks to our Foundation Wish List money, we recently acquired bluetooth keyboards so that we can use the iPads to practise our keyboarding skills too. Thank you CGS parents! Using the program…

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