3rd Grade Information Books 2016 – Mrs. Conklin

The following items are animated books created using Google Slides with Ms. Conklin’s class: The third graders created Information Books as a part of our non-fiction reading and writing units.  They started with an “expert” topic, one they already knew a lot about. This topic required little to no research, simply background knowledge.  After the…

3rd Grade Information Books 2016 – Mrs. Mangan

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. Mangan’s class: The third graders created Information Books as a part of our non-fiction reading and writing units.  They started with an “expert” topic, one they already knew…

3rd Grade Google Slide: The Year Long Reflection

The Project: Using Google Slides 3rd grade students will create a 13 slide presentation, one month at a time, over the entire school year. The Why? It is never too early to start building a digital portfolio and not every portfolio will look the same. But one great way to show true growth and progress…

3rd Grade Information Books – Ms. Mangan

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. Mangan’s class: The third graders created Information Books as a part of our non-fiction reading and writing units.  They started with an “expert” topic, one they already knew…

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…