Category Archives: Literacy skills

Green Screening in the ES-Part 1

Preparation and Filming Planning For the last two weeks I have been working on a digital story telling project with my 3rd grade classes, 6 or them to be exact. While this project wasn’t difficult to pull off or plan, … Continue reading

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TGIF Tech-May 13th

TGIF all, And, another one’s down, another one’s down, another one bites the dust….Here we are closing in on only 5 Mondays left in the school year. Tech Showcase: Right now we have some pretty incredible projects underway that we … Continue reading

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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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Story Telling and Basic Programming Skills

This week I have been making rounds to my 5th grade classes getting them ready for their reading olympics (RO). Part of the RO is that kids are given tons of options on how to report out on their books. … 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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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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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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Getting Out of the Office

(The above picture has nothing to do with digital literacy) There are times where I have to force myself out of my office. Between the constant deluge of emails, administering different portal apps that we use here at school and … Continue reading

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We’ve Been Busy

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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The ball is starting to roll a little faster…

Lately I have been working closely with Kathryn Wagner the ESL specialist in the middle school. She teaches a literacy skills course once a semester and last time we were sitting on the beach together a few weeks back in … Continue reading

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