• Fox Hill Sphero Olympics
  • 5 Ideas for a Digital Valentine’s Day with Seesaw
  • This Week’s Fox Hill 1st Grade Book
  • This Week’s Fox Hill K Book
  • Celebrating Black History Month at the Fox Hill Learning Commons

Fox Hill Sphero Olympics

As a computer science challenge, Ms. Scheffer and I will be hosting the Sphero Olympics in the Fox Hill Learning Commons starting the Monday we come back from February vacation. Inspired by the middle school, we’ll be doing our own robotics programming olympic challenge at the elementary level. For this programming challenge, various tracks and events will be set up that mirror the sports of the winter olympics. Students are…

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5 Ideas for a Digital Valentine’s Day with Seesaw

With Seesaw, you can put a digital spin on the traditional Valentine’s Day card exchange. The tools in Seesaw allow students to use their creativity to make thoughtful, digital Valentine’s Day messages for their parents, teachers, and/or classmates. Families and friends will enjoy receiving a sweet, personalized, message of love on February 14th. Here are 5 Valentine’s Day ideas you can try in your classroom: Visit the Seesaw Activity Library…

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This Week’s Fox Hill 1st Grade Book

This week’s Fox Hill 1st grade book is I Need My Monster by Amanda Noll and Howard McWilliam. Let’s Raise Readers! Wolfie the Bunny – Ame Dyckman and Zachariah OHora The Curious Garden – Peter Brown Library Lion – Michelle Knudsen and Kevin Hawkes William and the Missing Masterpiece – Helen Hancocks Even Monsters Need Haircuts – Matthew McElligott Read the Book, Lemmings! – Ame Dyckman and Zachariah OHora Mother…

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This Week’s Fox Hill K Book

This week’s Fox Hill K book is Hey, That’s My Monster! by Amanda Noll and Howard McWilliam. Let’s Raise Readers! Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come – Nancy Carlson Stop Snoring, Bernard – Zachariah OHora Last Stop on Market Street – Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson Carla’s Sandwich – Debbie Herman and Sheila Bailey It’s Only Stanley – Jon Agee Larf – Ashley Spires Twenty Yawns – Jane…

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Celebrating Black History Month at the Fox Hill Learning Commons

This February we’ll be celebrating Black History Month in the Fox Hill Learning Commons! We’ve got a great display of books available for check out to learn more about African Americans who have contributed so much to our country and our culture. Here are just a few highlighted books. For this post let’s focus on music and poetry! Martin Rising – Requiem for a King by Andrea Davis Pinkney and…

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A Seesaw Expert from the Fox Hill First Grade

One of the things Mr. Murphy and I love about Seesaw is that it’s a STUDENT CENTERED application. Obviously, teachers should take full advantage of Seesaw’s capabilities, especially its growing Activity Library and its Icon Shortcuts for Activities. However,  Mr. Murphy and I strongly believe that STUDENTS should be the most active users of Seesaw. By the end of each school year, teachers, parents, and most importantly the students themselves should be…

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Thoughts From Third Grade Bloggers: Because Even Though We Are Small Doesn’t Mean We Can’t Make a Difference

What do you like about blogging in Seesaw? “Blogging in Seesaw is a way to be able to post your own work and share your work with kids all over the globe. I can also communicate and have a conversation with other kids just like me from all over the world. Something that some kids can only dream of. Not only can I communicate with other kids just like me…

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This Week’s Fox Hill 1st Grade Book

This week’s Fox Hill 1st grade book is How to Find Gold by Viviane Schwarz. Let’s Raise Readers! Wolfie the Bunny – Ame Dyckman and Zachariah OHora The Curious Garden – Peter Brown Library Lion – Michelle Knudsen and Kevin Hawkes William and the Missing Masterpiece – Helen Hancocks Even Monsters Need Haircuts – Matthew McElligott Read the Book, Lemmings! – Ame Dyckman and Zachariah OHora Mother Bruce – Ryan…

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This Week’s Fox Hill K Book

This week’s Fox Hill K book is How to Share With a Bear by Eric Pinder and Stephanie Graegin. Let’s Raise Readers! Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come – Nancy Carlson Stop Snoring, Bernard – Zachariah OHora Last Stop on Market Street – Matt de la Peña and Christian Robinson Carla’s Sandwich – Debbie Herman and Sheila Bailey It’s Only Stanley – Jon Agee Larf – Ashley Spires Twenty Yawns…

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Creating Google Forms and Sharing to Classroom

During a recent visit to Heather Lisano’s third grade classroom, I noticed her students had written a survey question and responses on the classroom white board. I instantly thought that using a Google Form to create and share a survey question would be an excellent way to gather and analyze data. When I mentioned this idea to Mrs. Lisano and explained how a Google Form presents data in graph form,…

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