Monthly Archives: September 2012

We Are Stafford

We have just finished creating our “handshake“, as it is called, for our Flat Classroom Project: A Week In The Life.  Last week we worked hard to put together this first project using iMovie.  We have been taking pictures and videos … Continue reading

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Meet Mrs. Schicke’s Class!

  We really enjoyed celebrating our friendship last Friday with Mrs. Schicke’s Class, from Inselschule in Langeoog Germany  by creating  International Crazy Sock Day. They took some great pictures of themselves and their fun socks and posted them on our wiki called We … Continue reading

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Are You Awake?

Well, are you awake?  When you are please answer the questions at the bottom of the post by writing the answer as a comment.  If we want to try to communicate with our friends in Germany and England before they … Continue reading

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Bridge Building Bonanza

In our ongoing study of The City of Portland we are now looking more closely at the many beautiful Portland Bridges over the Willamette River.  We found some great information online, which led us to exploring the World’s Most Famous Bridges … Continue reading

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International Crazy Sock Day Celebration

We have received our first challenge from our friends at Inselschule in Germany, Mrs. Schicke’s Class.  She and I skyped with each other on the on the weekend and it was so great to reconnect with her.  Mrs. Schicke also … Continue reading

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Your First Voki Writing Assignment

Here is your first Voki writing assignment.  I will be explaining it you in my avatar mode.  You can hear it by pressing the play button below the avatar. Great writers use the writing process to craft a strong piece of writing: … Continue reading

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The City of Portland

We begin our study of the city of Portland this week as a part of our ongoing look at communities.  In second grade we studied the suburban city of West Linn.  We know it is a suburb of Portland, Oregon’s largest … Continue reading

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A What? A Fotobabble?

We are really excited to have found a new way to share a little happiness with others. The digital greeting card site Fotobabble is a great way to create positive emotion, or happiness.  We uploaded another picture of our principal, … Continue reading

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A Special Birthday Wish for our Principal Ms. Freeborn

We wanted to wish our principal, Ms. Freeborn, a very Happy Birthday today.  We learned how to use Fotobabble to create a digital birthday card. This is a great way to make your family and friends smile and share a little … Continue reading

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It’s a Book

  Well, we have been very busy learning how we will be reading and writing through blogging with each other and all of our QuadBlogging buddies. We are also a part of a global collaboration project called Challenge Yourself To Blog.  Students … Continue reading

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The Grapes of Math

WE LOVE GRAPES!  How about you?  Take our poll on the sidebar to let us know what your favorite healthy snack is.  We are continuing our learning around wellness which includes good nutrition.  We read the nutrition labels on our foods … Continue reading

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