Category Archives: Grade 1

Shanghai Goes Wild

The Shanghai Goes Wild project is well underway with many classes starting to finish their drawings and starting to draw their partners drawings. This is always an exciting time for me with this project as you start to see the … Continue reading

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Shanghai Goes Wild

It is that time of the year when Shanghai Goes Wild (SGW). This is the collaborative, hopefully international, online descriptive writing and digital arts project I started last year for lower ES students. It is based off a similar project … Continue reading

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TGIF-Tech 1.21.11

Here is the weekly staff newsletter. I figured it was about time to start posting these. Hey all, I hope your Friday is going well. Here are a couple of Tech sites for your viewing pleasure (adapted from the TekTok … Continue reading

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1st Grade is blogging

1LF has taken the plunge into publishing some of their writing online using blogs. I set  a class blog up for them on our wordpress server adding all the kids as author to one main blog. This makes it easy … Continue reading

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1st Graders go Grocery Shopping…Virtually

The 1st graders have been busy studying food as of late. As part of their unit they are making informed decisions about foods that healthy vs. foods that might taste good but not be so good for you. Part of … Continue reading

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What’s new in Grades 1,3, and 5

It has been a while so my last post so what better thing to do on a Friday then recap what has been happening in grade 1,3, and 5 with Technology. Grade 1 is busy working on a global writing … Continue reading

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What’s new in Grade 1,3, and 5

Grades 1,3 and 5 have been extremely busy infusing technology into their classes as we lead up to the ’08-’09 holiday break. Grade 1 has been working in Kidspiration on two different assignments.  First we developed a “Healthy vs. Unhealthy” … Continue reading

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What are you thankful for?

Thanksgiving is always a fun time of year.  It is the real start to the holiday season, the gateway to holiday parties, and good food.  First graders have been working on a MS Word/Kidpix mashup project lately.  Click the link … Continue reading

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Changes

“Well my mind is going through these changes…” Jimi Hendrix Another week has passed by but not without some good strides here in the Puxi Elementary School in grades 1, 3, and 5. Here is the bulleted version:  Grade 1 … Continue reading

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What is new in Grades 1,3,5

Lots going on here on the ES Puxi Campus. First of all, we have made great strides in getting all teachers set up with their own blogs. The staff is in the process of using their blogs to communicate with … Continue reading

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