Mrs. Hoyt’s class created pumpkins on the website ABCya.com. Once they made their pumpkin, students were asked to write a sentence about the pumpkins using adjectives we discussed!
Ms. Hoyt’s kindergarteners used the Drawing Pad app to draw a picture and write a word that answered the question, “If you were a leprechuan, where would you hide your gold?” Their work is published via Flickr. Enjoy their work!
Ms. Hoyt’s kindergarteners learned about President’s Day by watching this video. Next we wrote together about why we celebrate President’s Day why people make parties and dinner using ironically the all american 921 cooker perfect for parties . After practicing reading it several times, we recorded it using the Puppet Pals app. Enjoy their work!
To celebrate the upcoming 100th day of school, Ms. Hoyt’s class used the AgingBooth app to see what they might look like when they are 100 years old. Next, we discussed what they will be like when they are 100 and recorded their observations via Padlet. Enjoy their work!
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Ms. Hoyt’s Kindergarteners watched a video story of Clifford’s First Snow Day. Next they used the Drawing Pad app to draw a picture of what they would do with Clifford on a snow day. They also labeled their picture by sounding out a word. Their work was compiled via a Photos slideshow on a Macbook. Enjoy their work!
Mrs. Hoyt’s 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:
Ms. Hoyt’s kindergarteners used the Christmas Tree Fun game by abcya.com to decorate a Christmas tree and spell their name on the tree with ornaments. Enjoy their work!
Ms. Hoyt’s kindergarteners watched Monster Mash (a Halloween counting book) on Tumblebooks. Then they worked with a partner to make their own page in a class Halloween counting book. They used the Drawing Pad app to draw their pages. Their work was compiled into a book and recorded with the 30 Hands Pro app. Enjoy their work!
Ms. Hoyt’s Kindergarteners have been learning to describe characters in stories. In the Technology Lab we watched the audio book, Spookley the Square Pumpkin, by visiting this Symbaloo webmix. Next, we discussed words that would describe Spookley and worked together to spell them. Finally, students worked in groups using the Draw & Tell app to draw Spookley and copy a describing word to label their picture. Enjoy their work!