What does persuade mean? To persuade means to cause someone to do something by asking, arguing, or giving reasons to believe something. The video below explains how the word OREO can help write a persuasive argument. Today we will use the OREO strategy and apply what we learned about persuasive writing to construct a book review. Here […]
January 8th is National Argyle day! Argyle is a knitting pattern shaped like diamonds. It is common on socks, vests, and sweaters, and was very popular in the early 20th century to wear while golfing. Argyle became fashionable in England and the U.S. after the World War I. The pattern was identified with the Duke […]
Join the Hour of Code! Mrs. Nerkizian, our technology instructor, already began to introduce coding to all students last week. Parents can participate at home with their children too! In the library this week, we too will participate in the “The Hour of Code”! “The Hour of Code is designed to demystify code and show that computer science […]
Dear Second Graders, You just finished learning all about nonfiction and researched awesome nonfiction subjects like rocks, animal homes and butterflies! Now it’s time to share what you learned! Create a 30-second video about something you just can’t stop talking about – it can be anything! Use the Animoto to create your video. See the […]
Nearpod is an interactive presentation and assessment tool. This week we will explore nonfiction content and concepts using this multiplatform application with one-to-one Chromebooks and iPads. Kindergarteners CLICK HERE to join the Shapes Lesson. Use the pin: VYWST First Graders CLICK HERE to join the Nonfiction Text Features lesson. Use this pin: XWVJG Second Graders CLICK HERE to join the Rural, Urban & […]
Inigma is a basic app that can make wonderful things happen. When you scan a QR code, you can link to a website, a video, a story, even a book recommendation without having to type in the URL! Using QR Codes, Mrs. Goldstein’s classes will convince us why we should read their favorite books! When you visit the […]
I subscribe to Fractus Learning Bitesize” PD. This week’s module focused on Google Forms. Here is a brief video to help you get understand and get started collecting information from parents, assessing student progress and more using Google Forms. For more information on how to patricipate in “Bitesize” PD go here.
Students today will require a variety of skills when they enter the workforce. Many of them will have jobs that haven’t even been created yet. For this, they will be expected to be confident in using a large variety of 21st Century Learning skills. Blogging teaches students to navigate the internet, how to create digital […]