Students at Franklin Elementary will be given their second digital citizenship lesson of the year this week. Throughout the year, we will be talking about internet safety and how students can be responsible when connected to the “Digital World.” 1st and 2nd graders will learn about keeping their personal information private while online. We will […]
It has definitely been a work in progress, but I’ve finally finished my Giant Keyboard! The hardest part was “stitching” the takeout boxes together to make the bigger keys. The spacebar was a nightmare! This is a great tool to help show students where the […]
Internet Safety has been the topic of discussion in my computer lab the last few weeks. Our district implemented an Internet Safety curriculum that all computer resource teachers must teach to the classes that come into the computer lab. As I begin my lesson on safe user names and passwords, I am reminded why this […]
Dust off the cobwebs and set your alarms! School has started here at Franklin Elementary School. I am back in the computer lab and getting our school set up for a new year. I have been entering student names into our Accelerated Reader program and our First In Math program. I’m real excited about a […]
I just recently earned a free iPad from Scholastic and I wanted to find a great app that will help me stay on top of my blog. Well, I think I found a great one! The name of the app is called Blogsy. It is a great way to utilize the iPad’s touch technology. You […]
Just trying out a new survey program. Feel free to vote. What is your favorite subject in school?customer surveys
Our kindergarteners are learning about metamorphosis and I found this really cool time lapse video to show the transformation of a catepillar into a butterfly.
I’m looking forward to using this blog with my class. I know there will be lots of opportunities to post student work, communicate with parents, and allow students to write.