Monthly Archives: April 2012

iMovie Filmmakers on iPads

We really enjoyed meeting with the Apple Store experts, Tasha, Bill, Bryan, Edith and Jentry, on Friday to help us complete our iMovie trailers for our Africa Bridge Project.  As we continue to explore how to use technology to support … Continue reading

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Geology Rocks

The  excitement in the room is incredible as we are researching rocks and minerals this week.  As I roam around the class students are reading articles online, exploring different websites, looking in books, and sharing interesting facts with each other.  They are … Continue reading

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Lego NASA Space Shuttle

As a part of our study of Balance and Motion we have been exploring the site Lego NASA Space Shuttle.  It was never so obvious to all of us what it means to be “in the flow” as we quickly … Continue reading

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Haba Na Haba

“Haba Na Haba” is Swahili for “Little by Little”.  It is little by little that we continue to make a difference in the lives of children in the village of Ntandabala, Tanzania.  We are grateful to have been connected with … Continue reading

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Stafford’s New Buddy School: Katusyo Primary

We saw pictures today of Katusyo School, and are excited to be helping support Africa Bridge‘s efforts to complete their classroom.  Yay for expanding our friendships!  Here is the Powerpoint from today.  Read through it as a family! http://blogs.stafps.wlwv.k12.or.us/staff/AmriJ/wp-content/uploads/2012/04/Katusyo-Stafford-2012-School_EKP-edits2.pdf

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Africa Bridge Read to Feed/Read to Build

Pakati School students Second graders will have the opportunity to participate in a special literacy program throughout the month of April.  We call it the Read to Feed/Read to Build Reading Challenge Project. This program is designed to raise money to help … Continue reading

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Storybirds Flying to Germany

Flying Limericks For Our Friends In Germany on Storybird We are writing collaborative stories for our friends in Mrs. Schicke’s class at Insel School. Read this great story written as a series of limericks.  This is our first one to … Continue reading

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What is that?

That is exactly what we said when we saw this on the back of our Flat Friends (they call them their “Flatties) from Mrs. Schicke’s class when they arrived from Germany.  Their QR codes lead us to a website where … Continue reading

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