Wednesday, January 11, 2017

MLK Day Activites


Martin Luther King Jr. Day -- Online
Here are some online resources on Martin Luther King Jr. 

History of the holiday, Biography, timeline, quotes and more on
Factmonster.com

DID YOU KNOWhttp://www.holidays.net/mlk/  Has some great “Did
you Know” facts.

Link to the Video of I have a dream speech. There is a commercial at the
beginning, so let that run and cue it up for your students. Or sign up for
the free membership of teachertube, and you can skip the ad. The video is
11+ minutes long. There is a commentary at the end.

TEXThttp://www.mlkonline.net/  The text for the “I have a Dream”
Speech. Including some discussion questions for students. Some great
photos including his birth home.

JIGSAW PUZZLE: http://www.apples4theteacher.com/holidays/martin-luther-king-jr-day/jigsaw-puzzles/portrait.html  Can select Easy, Medium or Hard. Great practice of mousing skills for younger students.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Maker Monday - Lego Digital Story

Makers Monday in the Gattis Library. Students can come in and build Lego settings, characters and then create a video on the ipad.


Thursday, November 17, 2016

iPads Grade 1 Reading Response

Students in Miss Drews class go digital with their Reader's Responses.  After reading a non-fiction book, students find the main idea (take a picture of it) and add details by recording their voices.


Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Ipads & Google Classroom in Grade 2

Students in Mrs. Thomas’s and Ms. Carlson’s classes are part of the Next Gen Pilot program in RRISD and share a cart of ipads. Here is Mrs. Thomas’s second Grade students working in pairs on a project, taking photos of their finished work, then uploading it to Google Classroom to share with their teacher. Even if the activity isn’t digital, they make it so with the camera and how they submit their work to their digital Google Classroom.




Thursday, October 6, 2016

Nearpod for Digital Citizenship

Teaching Digital Citizenship lessons for 5th graders this week in library with Nearpod on iPads #rrisdtech @GattisRRISD #digitalsuperheros


Thursday, September 22, 2016

StuCo Elections Go Digital

Monday, September 19, 2016

Isaac Newton in Minecraft

Students in Grade 4 studied Scientist and presented their facts.  Check out how William presented his scientist!