Monthly Archives: April 2015

Flat Stanley’s Stafford Adventures

What is life without adventure? What is life without imagination? During class we often repeat the quote by Albert Einstein about the importance of imagination. Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions. We sent our Flat … Continue reading

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Wordle

Learning vocabulary can be fun. You can even make it artistic. Wordle is a webtool that creates a beautiful word cloud out of any group of words. Making a Wordle a good way to focus on main ideas in a … Continue reading

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One Earth, One People

To honor Earth Day 2015 we would like to invite you all to sing along with us as we celebrate our planet and look at ways we can protect our environment.  This is a great Earth Day song written by … Continue reading

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Earth Day

On Wednesday, April 22nd we will be joining others around the world to celebrate Earth Day.  Earth Day is a day to remind ourselves of the importance of environmental protection.  This video is from the website Young Voices for the … Continue reading

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A Simple Gift

  It was 5 years ago that a dedicated group from our first Africa Bridge Kids Team decided to learn some Swahili, the language in Tanzania, and use it to make a digital story for our friends in Tanzania. This video, … Continue reading

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Flat Stanley

Flat Stanley is leaving behind Stafford Primary School to explore the world. This iMovie trailer documents one of his adventures to Hollywood, California. In the book, Flat Stanley, the main character, Stanley Lambchop, becomes a great person by stepping forward whenever … Continue reading

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Just One World: A Digital Story

Last Friday the 2nd and 3rd grade classes met together for the Africa Bridge Reading Challenge Assembly. Barry Child, the founder of Africa Bridge, Dr. Roger Woehl, the president, and Kristin Barber, the executive director, were all here to honor … Continue reading

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Ecosystems

We are continuing our learning about ecosystems. We learned about the importance of balance in an ecosystem. We know that people and nature affect the environment and the ecosystem. We learned that our ecosystems are constantly changing in small ways every … Continue reading

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Africa Bridge Reading Challenge

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 support the students … Continue reading

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