Cool Graphics and a Fun Video For You

So… In my recent travels around the internet these last few days I came across a couple of fun things to share with you to get you back into the whole school thing gently. First of all, I found these cool graphics from a site called, “Information is Beautiful”. The site basically takes information and…

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No Skating Tomorrow but Social is Fun Too!

Well, unfortunately, I guess skating is canceled for tomorrow. Our main form of transportation has broken down and we have no other form of transportation. We are trying to reschedule and will let you know if and when that will happen. Therefore, students will need to wear their uniforms tomorrow. We have started learning about…

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Finding a Solution By Dissolving

It has been a fast couple of weeks in Mr. H’s class. Hardly a day goes by that I don’t wonder incredulously where the time has gone. We have been having so much fun and there are so many events crowding the days in May that we may have to do May all over just…

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More Voicethreads

Here are the final group of voicethreads that were done by the students. Sorry, it took longer to get these ones out there.

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For Mr. Morris

In social, the students have been doing quite a bit of work on mapping and using cardinal directions to find their way around a variety of areas. We are getting ready for a big project potentially involving a couple of high school classes but I am not telling the students about the project until we…

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First Week Back

Well, even though it was a short week, many things have been happening here in grade 3. Along with the news about being a finalist in the 2008 Weblog Awards, I have been looking out for new ideas and sites to add to our array of technology use in the class. Though I love technology,…

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A Busy Week

It’s been a busy week here in Grade 3. Plans are underway for our concert on the last day of school. Students received their report cards today and Parent/Teacher interviews are on Monday. These are just a few of the things that we have been doing or are gearing up to as we count down…

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Antipodr, Spelling Words and a Memory Verse, Oh My!

Monday was a great day. We started our spelling for the week and also worked on the 10 times tables. The students are pretty comfortable with the 10 times tables and we have worked through it fairly quickly. We worked on connecting the ten times tables to real life using dimes and relating that to…

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Student Homework and the Friday List

Hello! Your children probably came home with some strange homework. Their homework was to get you, the parents, to figure out something. You have probably heard the phrase, “dig a hole to China”. However, I asked the students on Thursday whether that would actually happen. If you dug hole straight down through the core of…

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Blog for Poverty Day

In the blogosphere (that area where bloggers congregate and write posts like our class does), it is blog for poverty day. On this day, bloggers write and inform others about poverty to help bring the issue front and center and make people aware. Our class is involved in this and is trying to bring an…

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