Friday, March 24, 2017


Students are using the online editing program, PicMonkey, to edit their photos.  The account is free.  They uploaded an image and edited and saved it to Google Drive.

Grade 3 Stone Age Study

Grade 3 students are learning about using artifacts to further their understanding of people in the Stone Age.  We are preparing to start a project for this unit we the websites below.

Students, please explore the websites below in the order that they are presented.

BBC History: Day In The Life: Stone Age from Beakus on Vimeo.
How to Tell  Rock from a Stone Tool Video

Made with Padlet

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Grade 2 Makes Music and Explores Virtual Museums

Grade 2 is exploring the possibilities of making and understanding music using Chrome Music Lab.

We explored some museums online.

The Met - How to videos

Guggenheim NYC

Art Institute of Chicago

We looked at the following drawing tools after our inspiration.

Drawing Tools

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Grade 4 Quiz Leaders

Grade 4 students filled out the form below in order to document who scored the most points on their quiz. Please be sure everyone has filled out your quiz before filling out the form.

 Check out the results here.

Grade 5 Typing Club

Grade 5 students are learning to 'touch' type.  Students used there Google accounts to log in and started the Typing Jungle lesson.

Monday, March 20, 2017

Grade 1 Studies Cycles

Grade 1 is learning about cycles in their unit of inquiry.  We used the Brainpop Jr video below to further our learning.

Butterfly Video

Stduents then made a map of the butterfly life cycle using the Brainpop Jr. Tool, 'Make-A-Map.'

Map Making Tool

When we finished, we watched this animated short film.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Grade One Tells Us What They Learned

Check out the 1st grade students telling us about what they have learned in ICT so far...