Why Do We Celebrate President’s Day? by Ms. Hoyt’s Class

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!

Hour of Code Week!

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:

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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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Spookley the Square Pumpkin by Ms. Hoyt’s Class

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!