Technology Integration

Welcome to the Round Rock ISD Instructional Technology collection for technology integrated, student learning experiences.  Below you will find a selection of learning experiences that are aligned to subject specific content standards, as well as technology standards. You can search the site by grade level, subject, or TEKS. We are continually added outstanding examples of technology integration to the site. If you have an amazing activity you’d like to suggest be added to the site, please submit your ideas using the button below.

 

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Digital Storytelling with Scratch

Students will recreate a scene from a book, play, poem, or historical event using Scratch or CoSpaces EDU. They will demonstrate their understanding of sequencing, setting, and theme. They must match the sequence of the scene or story, include elements described in...

Mapping the Regions of Texas

Grade: 4th grade Subject:  Social Studies Topic: Mapping the Regions of Texas Description:  Students will create a Google My Map with the four regions of Texas outlined.  Students will add layers to this map for natural landforms, climate, economic resources, and...

Numbers 1 to 5

Grade:  Kindergarten Subject:  Math/Computational Thinking Topic:  Numbers 1 to 5 Description:  After introducing and working with numbers 1 to 5, teachers will introduce Scratch Jr. motion cards to write a line of code.  Students will use the cards to write code with...

Rules in Our Classroom

Grade:  K Subject:  ELA/Social Studies/Computational Thinking Topic:  Classroom Procedures and Routines/Rules Keep us Safe Description:  While teaching classroom procedures and rules such as a quiet signal, lining up at the door, or using the restroom, teachers will...

Biography Time Line

Grade: 5th grade Subject:  Social Studies Topic: Biography Description:  Students will work independently or with a partner to research and create a timeline depicting a famous person's life. They will program their robots to travel along the timeline, clearly stating...

Illustrate Electric Circuits with Scratch

Grade: 5th grade Subject:  Science Topic: Electric Circuits Description:  Students create their own Scratch project to simulate how an electric circuit works.  Scratch can also be used to illustrate other science concepts. Science TEK:  (6)  Force, motion, and energy....

Problem Solving Using Computational Thinking

Grade: 5th grade Subject:  Math Topic: Problem Solving Description:  Students use the steps of computational thinking (decompose, pattern match, abstract, algorithm) to figure out how to play a game that comes with no instructions. Math TEK:  (1)  Mathematical process...

Number Line Moves

Grade: 1st grade Subject:  Math Topic: Number Line Description:  In this lesson, students will create simple sequences in Blockly to program Dash to move forward in a line. They will learn to debug programs, as well as add and subtract by multiples of 10. Math...

Abstraction with Mad Glibs

Grade: 5th grade Subject:  Language Arts Topic: Analyzing Text Description:  Students analyze stories for differences, which can then be "abstracted" away.  The abstracted stories then become templates for fun and crazy new ones. LA TEK:  20 (A)  use and understand...

Create an Animated Story

Grade: 1st grade Subject:  Language Arts Topic: Writing Literary Texts Description:  Students use an introductory programming language that enables them to create their own interactive stories. Children snap together graphical programming blocks to make characters...

Community Improvement using Ozobots

Grade: 3rd grade Subject: Language Arts/ Social Studies Topic: Writing About Personal Experiences of Good Citizens using Ozobots Description: Students will write a personal narrative about how they have acted in the past to improve the community or how they would like...

The Rock Cycle

Grade:  6th Subject: Science Topic:  Learn about the rock cycle Description:  Need: one iPad per student; free iPad app "The Rock Cycle" by Base 12 Innovations;  "The Rock Cycle" answer sheet . Start the app on a display projector or big TV, so that students see that...
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