Monthly Archives: September 2013

The Flat Classroom Project Begins

We are excited to begin our first full week with The Flat Classroom Project: A Week in the Life. This project based learning experience helps us see the important connections between what we are learning at school and how it will be applied … Continue reading

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Morning Song

We just learned how to use a great web tool called Audioboo. This is a tool that is easy to use to record your voice and listen to it back.  You can practice your reading fluency,  read a piece of your … Continue reading

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Bridge Padlets

Well, we did it! We were able to create an online sticky note wall of facts on a site called Padlet.  We have been learning how to use our focused reading and writing skills in our research of the Portland Bridges. We … Continue reading

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Bridge Building: The Engineering Design Process

We were inspired today by looking online at some of the World’s Most Famous Bridges. They are amazing structures. We were excited to see each country in our quadblogging group has a bridge that has made a top ten list.  Canada has even made The … Continue reading

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The City of Bridges

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 city.  We also … Continue reading

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