Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Exhibition Websites

PYP-5 is using the Google Site Template below to create custom versions for their Exhibition group.  They will use the Site to reflect and organize their Exhibition work.

Exhibition Google Site Template

Monday, April 20, 2015

Google Add-ons

What are Google Add-ons?

Add-ons in Google Docs are tools built by third-party developers. You can install add-ons to bring more functionality to Docs, Forms, and Sheets.

  • Create a new Google Doc
  • Select 'Get Add-ons' from the Add-on drop-down menu
  • Browse the different types of add-ons that are available to you and try out a couple of add-on by adding them to your Drive. The Education section may be a good place to start.
  • Once you have tested and decided on an add-on that you would like to share, add it your class tab on the Add-on Reviews sheet here

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Grade 3 Time Capsule Project

Grade 3 is studying the Stone Age for their new unit of inquiry.  They are creating a 'Digital Time Capsule' in order to support their study of artifacts from the Stone Age.  They followed the instructions on the presentation below:

Saturday, April 11, 2015

PYP-1 Uses Storybird

Storybirds are short, art-inspired stories you make to share, read and print.  PYP-1 students are writing their own Storybird using the following guidelines:
  • The story should have a beginning, middle and end.
  • Each story should have a main character.
  • The story should have a problem.
Please click on the image below and use your CIS username as your Storybird username and the password given to you on your log in card.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Multiplying with Grade 2

Grade 2 is practicing their multiplication.  We watched the Brainpop video below and played some math games.

Math Lines

Number Eaters

Multiplication Gallery

Space Race

Grade 5 Energy Padlets

Grade 5 is creating a Padlet and sharing it with their friends.


  1. Create a Padlet account by choosing the option to create an account with Google.
  2. In teams, use Brainpop (search on energy and formulate a question using one of the movies) to come up with your own question about energy
  3. Place the energy question as your Padlet title (and your names)
  4. Direct students to the Brainpop movie by placing the movie link in the description area below the title on the Padlet
  5. Include your name(s) and Padlet link on the Padlet below and begin answering your fellow students Padlets
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