Tag Archives: technology

Why is the library so loud?

Have you noticed that libraries are not as quiet as they used to be?  Maybe you have visited the children’s section of your public library and seen the movement and heard the play.  Sometimes, our substitute teachers at Willowbrook can … Continue reading

Posted in Learning | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Why is the library so loud?

Hour of Code

Are you familiar with the Hour of Code?  Our 5th grade students participated this afternoon.  The energy and excitement in the classroom was palpable.  With the help of our Technology Integration Specialist, students logged on and began using drag-drop blocks  and … Continue reading

Posted in Learning | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Hour of Code

Global Read Aloud

Have you heard about the 5th Annual Global Read Aloud?  I hadn’t heard of this exciting project until 1st grade teacher Aimee Neumann shared it at a recent primary teaching team meeting.  Her class is participating.  This project connects small … Continue reading

Posted in Learning | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Recent Examples of Student Wonder

Our students’ curiosity and wonder is stretching beyond the school.  I am so impressed with how many students have been inspired by our school theme of Wonder.  I wanted to share a couple of recent examples with you.  The first … Continue reading

Posted in Learning | Tagged , | Comments Off on Recent Examples of Student Wonder

Too much screen time?

If you are like me, I am often anxious that my children are spending too much time behind a screen.  Like many parents, there are times when my boys need some down time… it’s more like my wife and I … Continue reading

Posted in Parents | Tagged | 3 Comments

Willowbrook School Report

Why are you proud to be a Wildcat?  How have you grown as a reader this year?  What does kindness look like at Willowbrook? Maple, Wescott, and Willowbrook School provide a “school report” to the Board of Education at various … Continue reading

Posted in Curriculum, Learning | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Willowbrook School Report

Conferencing – It’s still about teacher-student relationship

It has been another busy week in District 30!  Teachers have been preparing report cards, administering the CogAT assessment, discussing the SAMR model of technology integration, reviewing progress monitoring data of students in supplementary interventions, attending demonstration lessons with an … Continue reading

Posted in Curriculum, Learning | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Conferencing – It’s still about teacher-student relationship

Wildcats on Twitter

You can follow the Willowbrook Wildcats on Twitter @willowbrook30 You can also follow third grade teacher, Mr. David Karnoscak @dkarnoscak You can follow our technology integration specialists @egreen07 and @StacyRich28 Who will be tweeting next?

Posted in School Events | Tagged | Comments Off on Wildcats on Twitter