Merry Christmas!

Mrs. Benson’s class made Christmas cards using this card maker from  Before making them, we discussed how our military serves our country every day of the year, even on holidays.  Students were asked to keep our service men and women in mind as they created their cards. These cards have been printed out and sent to a group of our military men and women serving overseas.  Enjoy their work below!

Merry Christmas to our service men and women!  Thank you for your dedication to our country!

Hour of Code

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This week in the Technology Lab, White Oak Primary students will be participating in the worldwide Hour of Code event as part of Computer Science Education Week.  Students will either be using activities from the Symbaloo webmix below or iPad apps pictured below:

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For more information about Hour of Code, visit:


Maker Day

Mrs. Benson’s class had a “Maker Day.”  They used a variety of materials to construct, use their imaginations, explore a few physics concepts, tell stories and have fun.  Among the materials they used were:

  • iPads
  • Macbooks
  • Contraptions
  • Georello Tech
  • K’Nex

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Some students chose to share their work via video or picture.  Enjoy their work!

We’re learning to code!



This week students are learning about computer coding by exploring the sites in the following webmix.  Not only does coding help them to begin to understand how computer programming works, it strengthens their logic and problem solving skills.  Have them try them at home…you’ll be surprised!

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