Ms. Jones’ Class Went on a Virtual Tour of Texas

Ms. Jones’ 1st graders went on a virtual tour of Texas via this symbaloo webmix: http://edu.symbaloo.com/mix/texasvirtualfieldtrip

Although they sometimes go an actual travels all around the country since they can get obx rentals at good prices to stay near places of interest where they can do excursions when there is a chance but they always make sure to be full covered with https://www.onesureinsurance.co.uk/car-insurance, if not they can always take virtual tours with symbaloo. For this they use computers and other equipment they have backed up with ups from the Smart Future in case of electric cut.

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They shared what they discovered on their virtual field trip on Twitter. You can read their Tweets below. Enjoy their work!

I would make a good leprechaun because… by Ms. Jones’ Class

Ms. Jones’ first graders first discussed with a partner & as a class what qualities make a good leprechaun. Next they wrote an answer to the question, “Why would you make a good leprechaun?” (You can find that recording sheet here.) Finally, students used the ChatterPix Kids app to record themselves reading their sentences. Enjoy their work!

Hour of Code Week!

Ms. Jones’ students recently participated in the worldwide Hour of Code event to celebrate Computer Science Education week. (Click the embeded links to learn more about these events.) When students work on coding, they are learning to collaborate with others, developing critical thinking and problem solving skills, learning how computers and programming works and having fun! Some of the coding apps we use are:

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Kodable

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Hopscotch

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The Foos

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Daisy the Dino

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Code Blast

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ScratchJr

Enjoy these pictures of them working!
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