Monthly Archives: August 2007

Open House is Wednesday!

Open House for Whittier is Wednesday, September 5 at 6:00 to 7:00 PM. I am looking forward to meeting you. I will be passing out information on Wikis and Blogs. I know some of my students are interested in creating … Continue reading

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Posting to this Blog!

The students at Whittier are experiencing for the first time how to post to a blog. To get started: I would like for you to tell me about your summer vacation. Did you visit family? What was one exciting thing … Continue reading

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Audacity!

I have been experimenting with audacity open source download for making MP3 files for podcasting. I installed audacity on my laptop and was able to make a MP3 file without a microphone. My laptop was purchased in 2002 and has … Continue reading

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Whittier School

The fourth and fifth graders at Whittier School are fantastic. The behavior and excitement from the students has been wonderful. The students are ready for school and want to be in their classrooms learning. As I talked to my students, … Continue reading

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Whittier School Newsletter!

It will be another exciting day preparing for students coming back to school. My class has always been involved in reporting the news and writing articles for our newsletter. All of the students eventually contribute to the newsletter. The students … Continue reading

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Teachers Going Back to School!

Back to school today with meetings and preparation of classroom. School starts Wednesday, August 22 for the students. Whittier starting and ending time is 8:15-2:45. There is an additional 15 minutes this year. Above is a picture of some of … Continue reading

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Poems for Kids!

There are many different types of poems (e.g., acrostic, autobiographical, ballad, cinquain, diamante, epitaph, haiku, limericks, and more). The website below was made with trackstar from http://www.4teachers.org/4teachers has other tools for teachers that are worth checking out! Below is one … Continue reading

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