Monthly Archives: June 2013

Summer Blogging Challenge: Shapes All Around Us

Well, here it is: the first full week of summer break, and I am ready to send out the first Blogging Challenge. This is a picture of the Louvre Museum in Paris, France. The unique structure in front is a … Continue reading

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Seize the Day!

Summer is almost here (June 21st).  Make the most of it.  Seize the day! You will hear this phrase frequently spoken in Latin: Carpe diem.  It expresses an important way to look at life.  Who knows what great things will happen … Continue reading

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We have been excited this year to pilot a new online program called GoStrengths. GoStrengths is a social and emotional learning program that teaches 8 core skills: goal setting, problem-solving, resilience, optimistic thinking, character strength development, emotional intelligence, social connections, and … Continue reading

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Portlandia, Here We Come

Here are the next group of Portland iMovie Trailers.  Great work everyone!  Today we worked through the process of previewing the trailers, revising the text, editing the video, asking for feedback and then working on more revisions.  We know that writing … Continue reading

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Portland iMovie Trailers

Here they are: Our first three Portland iMovie trailers are ready for viewing.  Excellent teamwork Crew!  Digital storytelling is even more fun when you are working collaboratively to create a project. Thanks for your hard work to complete this together! … Continue reading

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Portland Walking Tour: Digital Storytelling

This week we will be walking through downtown Portland to get a feel for the city and see some of the sights.  Our mission is to explore the sites and take video clips of the buildings, streets, people, statues in order … Continue reading

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