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this week in Technology…

February 2nd, 2015 · Comments Off · Art, Author! Author!, Education

…we’re working on reading, math, reading, keyboarding, math and Google Docs. Because we really like to write, that’s why! And now, how about a beautiful picture for you, before we jump into the lesson? (Photo by Steve Rawley) (That’s Willie Nelson, with his pretty daughter, Amy, singing back-up, and his amazing harp player, Mickey Raphael. [...]

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pretty, pretty pictures

January 11th, 2015 · Comments Off · Art

That’s all I have for you at the moment Have a great week. – Mrs. R (Photos by Steve Rawley)

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coming up on winter break…

December 6th, 2014 · Comments Off · Art, Educational Web Sites, Joke of the Day

(Photo by Steve Rawley) …and you know what that means. Lots of time for the kiddos to get bored. Maybe a trip to the library or bookstore is in order. Or perhaps some websites where they can have fun and learn a little something along the way… Here are a few of our favorite sites [...]

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Safety at the ocean & whatever happened to Pixieland? Plus Google Docs & some very pretty pictures

September 22nd, 2014 · Comments Off · Art, Education, Misc., Writing

This week’s lessons: This time of year, and again in the spring, I talk with the students about sneaker waves on the Oregon coast. (Warning: That video may be a little intense for the younger kids; you might want to preview it first.) My family loves the beach, and in spite of safety warnings, knowing [...]

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What We Are Working on in Technology Class This Week:

September 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · Art, Computer Geek, Computers, Education, Educational Web Sites

Passwords. Passwords for our typing program, passwords for Google Docs, passwords like “please” and “thank you” that can take you so far in life. Passwords. How to memorize them, where to store them, and the importance of not sharing them with others. Another safety tip: If you get an e-mail from someone you don’t know, [...]

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back in school!

September 3rd, 2014 · Comments Off · Art, Computer Geek, Educational Web Sites

Hello, everyone! I love the start of a new school year. Love, love, love. If you’re wondering what we’re up to, check Student Source — the site went through a makeover this summer and the students and I are having fun discovering some old favorites and lots of new stuff, too. Start with “Type” and [...]

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Is this how you’ve been spending your summer?

August 28th, 2014 · Comments Off · Art, Book Geek, Computer Geek

(Photo by Steve Rawley) That photo is old, kids, do you like it? My husband took it when he was a kid, of the neighbor kids and his sister. See? He’s been a photographer his whole life! He found something he liked to do and he’s stuck with it. Me? I like to write, read [...]

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jokes for you!

August 12th, 2014 · Comments Off · Art, Book Geek, Joke of the Day

How do you catch a unique rabbit? Unique up on him. How do you catch a tame rabbit? Tame way. Are you having a good summer? We are. We just listened to “What Would Joey Do?” by the incomparable Jack Gantos. The author did the reading, and we listened to it in the car on [...]

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joke of the day + a pretty picture for you

July 31st, 2014 · Comments Off · Art, Joke of the Day, Music

(Photo by Steve Rawley) What do you call a boomerang that doesn’t come back? A stick. Good one, yes? I’ll be at a new school next year and I am super excited about that! But I will miss my former students. Thank you all for a great year. I know that none of you are [...]

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joke of the day

July 11th, 2014 · Comments Off · Art, Joke of the Day

Wanna hear a joke about pizza? Never mind, it’s too cheesy. Happy Friday, everyone! – Mrs. R Fourth of July on the Oregon Coast, 2014 (Photo by Steve Rawley)

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