Category Archives: Lessons

Connections, connections, connections

Through a friend of a friend of a friend…. I love my international life that allows me to meet amazing people who have impacted my life in so many different ways and for so long! Having worked in 4 international … Continue reading

Posted in Digital Citizenship, Global Connections, Map Skills

4A Illustrated Poems

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Posted in Google, Student Explemars, Writing

Mystery Skype

A teacher friend, Leanne, from a previous school asked me to be involved in the Mystery Skype that she was setting up for her 3rd grade students (she is the technology integrator). I loved the idea and we are ready … Continue reading

Posted in Global Connections, Map Skills, Navigating the Web, Social Studies

Poems Using WeVideo

Previously I mentioned that the 4th grade students were creating poems and I helped the illustrate their creations using Google Draw (Poems + Google Draw). We are really advocating that students create their own work form the combination of words … Continue reading

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Poem + Google Draw

Students in 4th grade are learning about poems and how to illustrate their work. I was fortunate enough to work in one of the 4th grade classes today. The students had written their first poem during writing class and I … Continue reading

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Newbery Book Challenge, 2017

Students in grades 4 and 5 participated in a Newbery Book Challenge. They were encouraged to read as many books as they could and then competed in a challenge to see who could answer the most questions. This was a … Continue reading

Posted in Language Arts, Reading

Informational Text Projects

Melinda from Tech4Learning, one of my favorite sites, recommended this article, Build Thinking Skills with Informational Text Projects, from Elizabeth Allen a Michigan educator and media specialist. The Common Core Standards for English Language Arts include a strong focus on Informational … Continue reading

Posted in Language Arts