November 15

eBooks, Problem Solving and Creating

Even though we had a short week at school, lots of great activities happened in the Learning Commons. Some classes began to explore the Surrey School District eLibrary collection. There are some great titles available on-line.  Many students have already been given information to take home on how to access the books and we will continue this next week. Access is available through the school library catalogue.

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Division 9 continued with their Non-Fiction projects with Mrs. Tracey and were able to upload pages that they created showing their learning about text features. Mrs. Tracey and I collaborated on this activity.  Some work was completed in class, some in the LC and them we worked all together to complete the project. Check out the student blogs at Division 9

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Some students in Grades One and Two put on their ‘thinking caps’ this week. We shared and talked about the fairytale ‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ and students problem-solved other ways Jack could have made it up to the castle in the clouds if he didn’t have any magic beans. So fire up your jet powered skateboard, jump into a portal or skydive from a plane. Here are some of their creative solutions:


Jack without a Beanstalk from Anna Crosland on Vimeo.

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Posted November 15, 2014 by acrosland in category Digital Makers, District eBooks

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Anna Crosland, Teacher-Librarian in B.C. Canada: Focus on Personal and Social Core Competencies, Layering Authentic Indigenous Resources into the Curriculum, MakerEd and Digital Creation, Inclusiveness, Empowerment, Diversity and lots of Reading