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5th Grade GT Using iBook Author to Create Their Decades Project

Erin Krieger is bravely diving into the use of a relatively new software, iBooks Author (the one that Laura Wright's class used to create their Pioneer Books) in her 5th Grade class. The students...

Scribble Press All About Me Project

Ms. Iles' first grade class worked really hard to create their own Scribble Press books about themselves for Open House. Using the Scribble Press app, each student used the All About Me template to create a story about themselves. I stopped into Ms. Iles' room while they were working and was very impressed by these first graders!

FaceTime with our friend visiting Vietnam

Today Ms. Bufkin's 1st graders had the chance to FaceTime with a friend travelling this week and next. It took him almost 30 hours to get to Vietnam from Austin, wow! He shared about his trip to the zoo and all the places he plans to travel in Asia.

Comic Life

The Comic Life app on our iPads have some great templates to start our comic creators with their projects. Our Third Graders have made some New Year's Resolutions using the Comic Life app on their...

Yee Haw! Road Trip to the Birthplace of Texas, Ya'll!

Washington-on-the-Brazos is a famous place in regards to the history of Texas. The Texas Declaration of Independence from Mexico was signed here on March 2, 1836. On Wednesday, March 27th, our 4th graders ventured off to the birthplace of Texas to explore in a more hands-on approach to learning about Texas history.

Presidential Popplets

Ms. Mills' 2nd grade class invited me in to do a quick Popplet lesson so they could change the way they would present their research project on the Presidents of the United States. Ms. Mills chose a...

The Adventures of our 1st Mystery Skype

Today my morning class participated in our first Mystery Skype! We had a blast! We were able to connect with Ms. Smith's 4th graders (I had a connection through some Twitter friends). We had little knowledge on what a Mystery Skype was, which made it a fun adventure to try new things.

Buddy Up!

Students in "Buddy" classrooms in Ms. Iles' 1st grade and Ms. Cimino's 3rd grade got together today for an iPad project. They created short videos about their buddies using the Animoto App for the...

Wax Museum Fun

Every year, our fourth graders participate in the Wax Museum project. Students research a famous person, write a speech, dress up as that person and stand outside frozen as if they were wax statues....

Popplet Timelines

Ms. Koller's second graders used Popplet to record some major events in their young lives. When it came time to send their finished work to their teacher, they used a newly adopted system called...