Hour of Code Week!

Mrs. Barlow’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:






The Foos


Daisy the Dino


Code Blast



Enjoy the pictures of them working!

Barlow Coding

Merry Christmas & Thank You for Your Service! from Mrs. Barlow’s Class

Mrs. Barlow’s class listened to the book, The Soldiers’ Night Before Christmas.

Next they made Christmas cards using this card maker from abcya.com.  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.  Enjoy their work below!

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

Mrs. Gee’s Class is AWESOME

Mrs. Gee’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 abcya.com.  Next we compiled their pictures using the 30 Hands app and recorded their voices.

Tacky the Penguin

Ms. Hoyt’s Kindergarteners listened to the book Tacky the Penguin by Helen Lester online by visiting this Symbaloo webmix. Next they played an interactive game called Kahoot that allows teachers to create online, interactive games about whatever topic they would like. The students had fun competing to answer questions on their iPads.  

Screenshot of one of the questions:

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