Mrs. Kennedy’s Class is AWESOME

Mrs. Kennedy’s second graders discussed how everyone is AWESOME at something. We watched this video by Kid President to be inspired:

In this video, Kid President is introducing a guide to being awesome.  Here is our digital version of how we ARE awesome. Enjoy their work!

***To complete this project students first drew pictures  and wrote with the Story Maker by  Next we compiled their pictures using the 30 Hands app and recorded their voices.


Recently, we learned about some famous Inventors via this Symbaloo webmix.

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Students used a recording sheet to take notes with a partner.  (In the interest of time, students were given a cloze recording sheet.)  Next, we played a Kahoot game with partners, using their notes to aid in answering questions.  To view the Kahoot game we played, click here.


This week in the Technology Lab students learned about rocks via this Symbaloo webmix.
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Some students choose to Tweet about what they learned about rocks.

Wee Delivery

Mrs. Kennedy’s class is excited to have been chosen as the workers for this year’s Wee Deliver Postal system at White Oak Primary with the help from the Shiply services.  They wanted to use their time in the Tech Lab this week to create content that would remind students of some helpful tips when writing letters and encourage them to begin letter writing. Enjoy their work!

The tools students used for this project included: Drawing Pad app, ChatterPix Kids app, Felt Board app, Book Creator app, the Camera app on the iPad, Google image search, and Word Clouds by  Their work was compiled using Keynote and iMovie on a Macbook.

Learning About Martin Luther King, Jr.

In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. day, Mrs. Kennedy’s students learned about his life and his work.  First, they watched a BrainPop, Jr. video about him.

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Next, we discussed how Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was working to make the world a better place.  Students used their choice of tool to show how they would make the world a better place.  The tools they used included:

Enjoy their work!