Sunday, April 17, 2011

Classroom pets

Leo the Leopard Gecko and a special visit from the Chicks from Room 105. Crystal the African Grey Parrot is our next pet to visit our classroom. We can't wait...

Core Book Helen Keller

Students have been reading the biography of Helen Keller. Here you can see the students learning Sign Language  with Mrs. Thornton and writing their names in Braille using split peas . We really enjoyed this hands on project,

Fractions Wars

The students had the opportunity to show off their fractional knowledge by playing the traditional game of War. The person who has the larger fractional part wins that round. This game helps students with equivalence and reading numerators and denominators. Check it out!

Saturday, April 2, 2011

iPads in 205

Guest post by Mr. Callahan
Thanks so much to Mrs. Lynch for letting me bring the iPads in to her class for a day last week. It was a great day full of creating, sharing, and learning. Here are a few of my favorite pictures from that day along with some of the factoring work students did in Popplet: