WW2 Code Crackers
Mr. O’Connor’s 6th Class had the best time becoming World War 2 code crackers. They had to solve a series of codes to help allied soldiers locate the enemy submarine and save the D-Day invasion. Children explored many computational-thinking concepts such as algorithms, decomposition, evaluation, logical reasoning, collaborating, creating, debugging, perseverance and tinkering. 6th class definitely persevered in cracking the code with the class even staying beyond the home time bell determined to crack the code! Cracking stuff!
Technology Week Display
Technology Past, Present and Future
Ms. Brennan’s Senior Infants and 1st Class discussed and sorted various technologies into past and present categories. They discussed how these technologies might be improved in the future. They came up with ideas such as teleporting phones, phones that find lost belongings, unbreakable phones that bounce back up when you drop them, aeroplanes that collect you from the roof of your house, solar-powered cars and cars that drive themselves!
Ms. Russell’s 2nd and 3rd Class investigated incredible inventions that advanced technology and made our lives easier. This was a project they did at home and that they brought in to share with their classmates. Here’s some of what they found out about different technological inventions.
Hour of Code
We had great code participating in our daily hour of code during technology week. 2nd, 3rd and 4th Classes had great fun developing their coding skills when playing Minecraft. Senior Infants and 1st Class loved learning new coding skills by playing Box Island on our ipads.
Terrific Technology Skills
Mrs. Lodan’s 3rd and 4th Class enjoyed creating and playing quizzes using their Kahoot app and using mentimeter to revise the Irish Famine.
Ms. Noonan’s junior and senior infants had so much fun developing their early computational skills playing fun educational games using the ipads.