Digital Citizenship

The Internet has a global audience and online safety is of the utmost importance. Through blogging and use of web 2.0 tools, you will practice digital citizenship in an authentic and supervised setting. Today and tomorrow we will practice digital citizenship and online safety. Please use the resources in the Livebinder to review today’s lesson. Read More…

And the WINNERS Are…

Watch the video below to find out who won the Preamble Photo Shoot. The winners earned extra credit and a Golden Dog! Congratulations, winners. Thank you Mr. H and Ms. W for voting!

Happy 2nd Bday, Blog!

http://bit.ly/H9IcL6 Anthony in D pd reminded me that our blog was 2 years old.¬† Thanks, Ant! ūüėÄ He suggested we celebrate!¬† Mr. Z and his classes celebrated their blog’s 1st birthday by adopting a virtual pet for their blog, a pig, named Don.¬† Visit Mr. Z’s 8th grade Math blog to meet their virtual pet Read More…

YouR FuTURe ESPG

This homework assignment is a simple and and fun way to practice digital literacy (reading and writing in social studies using digital tools) while sorting information into the following categories: ESPG.¬† HW = 4 points EXTRA CREDIT: Who said, “Don’t put off tomorrow what you can do today.” YOUR ASSIGNMENT DUE MONDAY: Leave a Comment Read More…

GoT CHaNGe?

CHANGE & CONTINUITY… How has society remained the same over time? How has society changed over time?   In class we will time travel back to fifth grade. How have you changed? How have you remained the same? Be specific. Provide at least 3 CONCRETE examples on your T Chart. After we watch a music Read More…

DiGiTaL CiTiZeNs

The Internet has a global audience and online safety is of the utmost importance. Through blogging and use of web 2.0 tools, you will practice digital citizenship in an authentic and supervised setting. Today and tomorrow we will practice digital citizenship and online safety. Please use the resources below to review today’s lesson. Digital Citizenship Read More…

And the 2011 PSA Nominees Are…

A PD: Best PSA: Joe, Leah, Brennan Best Voiceover: Morgan, Sam Most Powerful Images: Ben, Dannie D., Dani C Best Take Action: Marisa, Brennan, Chris Best Emotional Appeal: Leah, Marisa, Mel Best Soundtrack: Brennan, Marisa, Lexi Best Outside the Box: Leah, Joe, Marisa Most Educational: Leah, Tricia, Brennan C PD: Best PSA: Nicole, Austin, Jack Read More…

EDiT YouRSeLF !

DIGITAL STORYTELLING… If starting a project is the most difficult part of the process, editing is a close 2nd. Remember, it’s not how many slides you have or how many minutes you use…it is all about how effectively you communicate the goal and the facts, advocate for your social issue, and employ emotional appeal. Watch Read More…