Haiku

Students in Mrs. McHale's seventh grade English classes have created Haiku poetry. Haiku is a traditional form of Japanese poem that consists of 3 lines. The first and last lines have 5 syllables and the middle has 7. These poems do not normally rhyme. Students...

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Exploring Biomes

TAG students in Mrs. Fatke's seventh grade science class have created videos of 'visiting' biomes. Tasked with researching through the lens as either a meteorologist, botanist, geographer, and zoologist, the group researched a selected biome. The selected images to...

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Self Study

Students in the second year German class are using a new tool this year called FlipGrid.  They are able to record conversations between staff and students or have student conversations. Of course, conversations can be monitored by the teacher and are confidential only...

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Quizlet Live!

Students in Texas History are learning vocabulary in a unique way. Quizlet is an app that users can create a study set of vocabulary words and their definitions. Then there are many study methods available to quiz yourself or a team. From digital flashcards to...

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Body Electric

Seventh grade scientists have been studying the body systems. Last week, they were immersed with video of systems in the Discovery Dome, looked at augmented reality pictures of body parts, and donned VR goggles for virtual tours of various body parts. Students rotated...

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Escape Time

The story begins in a dimly-lit room with nighttime sounds to create the atmosphere of being outside in a forest. A tent and mock campfire are in the room to enhance the experience. Eighth grade students searched for clues, and worked brain-puzzles in teams to solve...

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