Monthly Archives: December 2015

1st Graders “Dream Up”

Last week in library, 1st graders read the book Dreaming Up by Christy Hale.  This week, we used many different building materials to dream up some architecture of our own!  We documented our creations in our own Dreaming Up books … Continue reading

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New Maker Space – Celebrate the Hour of Code

New Maker Space – Celebrate the Hour of Code Dec 7-13 The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. It is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code, encourage computational thinking, and show … Continue reading

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Book Creator Library Journals

Book Creator Library Journals This trimester students in grades 3-5 have been journaling about the library.  Using the Book Creator app on the iPad, students have made several quick entries with reflections on their learning.  Sometimes we use the journal … Continue reading

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Research, research, research!!!

News for Week 15-16: 11/30 – 12/11/15 There is so much awesome research going on at Wescott!!! 2nd graders are starting informational writing, so they are learning all about encyclopedias and dictionaries.  3rd graders are working on their final products … Continue reading

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