Friday, November 27, 2015

Hangouts Challenge!

Grades 3, 4 & 5 students are learning how to use Google Hangouts chat function.  They used the form below to get to know a classmate using only the chat with no talking.  Let's see who can submit the form correctly first!  The next challenge is to get as many Hangouts partners as you can.

Check out the results below:

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Grade 2 Comix

Grade 2 is using Make Beliefs Comix to create their own comic strips.  They used the comic strip maker to write a comic about what they have learned in their unit about recycling.

Monday, November 16, 2015

Grade 3 and Google Add-ons

What are Google Add-ons?

Add-ons in Google Docs are tools built by third-party developers. You can install add-ons to bring more functionality to Docs, Forms, and Sheets.

  • Create a new Google Doc
  • Change the file name from 'untitled' to a new name (your name add-ons)
  • Select 'Get Add-ons' from the Add-on drop-down menu
  • Type in 'Openclipart' and  click on '+ FREE'

Friday, November 13, 2015

PYP-1 Shapes Up!

We started off our exploration of shapes by watching the Brainpop video below.

PYP-1 is starting to study 2D and 3D shapes.
They used the following websites to further their knowledge.

Virtual Geoboard

I Spy Shapes

Story of Shapes


Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Coding with Scratch

Students got an account on the programming site Scratch.

Students clicked here for instructions to complete their first lesson.

Monday, November 9, 2015

Brainpop Time with Grade One

Grade 1 watched the Brainpop video of the parts of the clock below and then drew their own clock:

  • Log into Brainpop using the login information
  • Click on the image below
  • Draw a clock (Be sure and write your name too)

The students then saved their clocks to Google Drive by selecting 'print.'

Flappy Bird Coding

Grade 4/5 students watched the video below and took the tutorial.  After signing in to their accounts, they proceeded with the activity.