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Saturday, November 29, 2014

Authors Sharing Their Work In Attention Grabbing Ways

MsTracy's Grade 5 students wrote their own exciting stories and illustrated their cover pages to match. They wanted to share their favorite parts of their stories with our school community so they filmed themselves reading their favorite parts and then turned it into an Aura by using Aurasma, an orgmented reality app. 
Parents were very interested in how it worked and enjoyed listening to student readings during our parent-teacher conference evening. 



Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Technology - Advancing How We Learn Science At School


Our secondary students explored our new measuring and data collection tools in the science lab this week under the guidance of Ms. Nora. They were excited to implement the modern technology which enhances data collection of the relationship between speed and distance. 

Monday, November 3, 2014

Who Ever Enjoyed Learning Grammar?

Grade 8 students actually have fun learning grammar, get frustrated and "Want to get it right!"
They use NOREDINK to practice grammar skills at levels which meet their needs. The program automatically adjusts and aims questions to ensure student learning takes place as it assesses online. 
These Grade 8's are learning at a faster pace than before.


Planning with Technology

Grade 5 learners have been organizing their thoughts and creative ideas with Popplet.
They are planning a painting which reflects moods and emotions. Their use of technology helps them systematically organize their thoughts and research.