Category Archives: J Dungan

TGIF Tech-April 29th

In case you have just come off a deserted island or emerged from a cave that did not have wifi, you might have heard about the Royal Wedding so I thought I would start with a couple ways to keep … Continue reading

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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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TGIF Tech April 15th

TGIF everyone Digital/Media Literacy: I am about to kick off a Digital/Media Literacy Lesson with 5th grade so I thought I would include links to the resources we will be using. Hopefully you can get some use from them. Here … Continue reading

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TGIF Tech April 10th

I thought I would take a different tack this week and focus on tech items that are happening here in the ES or resources I have come across that have been shared by other teachers on campus. Other than Date … Continue reading

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TGIF Tech Returns April 1st

TGIF All, I can’t speak for all of you, but my week has flown by. Best of all, we get back from one vacation and turn around and have another. Teaching is a fine profession indeed. I thought I would … Continue reading

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This I believe

5th Grade is working has been working writing some personal essays. Instead of the normal Print and Publish, 5DZ decided to publish their essays in the format of the NPR radio program “This I Believe.”. The kids produced these in … Continue reading

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Checking for Reading Fluency

Reading Fluency is a big part of the reading workshop model. However it is hard for kids to hear what they actually sound like when they read. Lately my 5LS class has been using Garageband to help themselves check for … Continue reading

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One of Those "Little" Lessons

Third grade has just finished their unit on researching and non-fiction writing. This project always culminates wiht the Grade 3 wax museum where students dress up as their famous person and answer questions asked to them by parents and fellow … Continue reading

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Communication and Collaboration

One of the ES technology standards (NETSs) here at SAS is┬áCommunication and Collaboration. Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others. Lately … Continue reading

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Making Quality Blog Comments-PQP

It is that time of year again where my kids in 3rd and 5th grade are starting to make comments on their classmates’ blogs. Inevitably what happens, when kids are left to their own to comment on blogs, is that … Continue reading

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