Internet Research – a 5th Grade homework assignment

5th graders, When using the internet to research information I think it is important to keep Abraham Lincoln in mind….   That being said, the internet is a valuable resource for learning and discovery. The key is to verify your information by checking the facts among multiple sources. Your assignment Read about the Pacific Northwest…

iMovies on paper with Aurasma

One of my pet peeves is the traditional bulletin board. As a technology teacher I feel the traditional paper stapled to cork board is counter intuitive to what students do in the lab. Paper bulletin board are fine for certain things, but if students are creating animations or layered presentations or movies how do you…

5th Grade – December 2014 – The possibilities of technology

Technology provides a wide range of possibility and opportunity. There is possibility to create in ways previously unavailable. Opportunity to see & experience things previously out of reach. Possibility and opportunity to discover and question all the things in your world. The greatest power of technology is that possibility and opportunity to question what you…

5th grade Rocketry Books

This post is a work in progress as students finish & tweak their animated books The following items are animated books created using Google Slides with Ms. Boyer’s class.From start to finish our Rocketry unit spanned eight weeks.  The children read, researched, watched, learned, documented, designed, created, evaluated and analyzed throughout the entire project.  These…