Wednesday, February 11, 2009
High tech, low tech
The new portable Smartboard interactive whiteboard we received as part of a technology grant allowed K-1's to have a preview of African animals. Meanwhile a middle school social studies class was watching a web video clip on the other Smartboard about the race to develop the atomic bomb.
At the same time, 5th grade math class was sewing a geometric pieced quilt. Meanwhile, Pre K 4 was off in space in their Parker School Rick Rack Rocket Ship, making fans for when they passed hot planets and building a radio to communicate to the mother ship.
Check out www.parker2-3s.blogspot.com to read an amazing account of the process of learning in 2-3.