November 22

Knight Reading, Twitter, Avatars.

Screen Shot 2014-11-21 at 6.06.29 AMYahoo! We’ve been reading and then reading some more. Students paired up with their buddy classes to share stories together in the Learning Commons. We created a fairytale castle for Knight Reading and students cozied up with flashlights in the little tent, under the tables and behind the canopies. Great fun!
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We have also been exploring internet safety and learning about protecting private information on-line via mini book reviews. Here’s a Storify of some of our ideas:

 

Kindergarten students have been learning about Avatars and made cartoon images using I Made Face App. They had to figure out how to choose the right app, swipe in different directions and export to the camera roll. Check out some of their creations:

Check out these groovy avatars created by our Kindergarten students. from Anna Crosland on Vimeo.

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November 30

Pirate’s Den Buddy Reading

Students and their buddies came to the Learning Commons this week to join in Prate’s Den Buddy Reading. We decorated with lights and a background slideshow of pirate books. In the dark, students read to their little buddies with flashlights. Some classes also used the iPads to read ebooks. reading 1 reading reading 2 reading 5 reading 3 reading 4

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