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Happy summer, everyone…

June 25th, 2015 · Comments Off · Art, Educational Web Sites

(Photo by Steve Rawley) Here are some fun websites to play with over the break. See you in September! – Mrs. R Funbrain.com National Geographic Kids National Zoo San Diego Zoo San Francisco Zoo Highlights.com magazine Switcheroozoo and… Seussville!

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Sea lions!

February 6th, 2015 · Comments Off · Educational Web Sites, Science & Math

This is a great website, too, with a “sea lion cam.”

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Great way to learn state capitals

February 6th, 2015 · Comments Off · Art, Educational Web Sites

One of the 5th graders found this video (thank you, A!) and here you go. Love the visuals and the song on this.

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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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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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Final GeoQuest for the school year

May 7th, 2014 · Comments Off · Contests & Prizes, Education, Educational Web Sites, GeoQuest

Ready to cruise? (Photo by Steve Rawley) How did our 2013-2014 go by so quickly? Mysteries of life… And now comes GeoQuest for May, our last quiz day of the year. It will be held Wednesday, May 28th. Thank you, Leslie and crew, for everything this year. You are aces. Level 1: Australia, Fiji, Kiribati [...]

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Sneaker Waves

April 21st, 2014 · Comments Off · Art, Educational Web Sites

(Photo by Steve Rawley) We almost got caught by a sneaker wave yesterday on the Oregon coast. Well, I’d better make that, we got caught by a sneaker wave and almost got washed away. Managed to hang on and we were OK, but man, oh, man. It was scary. Kids, please watch this video with [...]

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GeoQuest for April…

April 16th, 2014 · Comments Off · Educational Web Sites

(Photo by Steve Rawley) This school year is just flying by… and Geography Quest Quiz Day is April 30. If you would like to study with us, we’re learning all about the following countries: Level 1: Albania, Andorra, Austria, Bosnia-Herzegovina & Bulgaria Level 2: Croatia, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary & Italy Level 3: Liechtenstein, Macedonia, [...]

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science website

April 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off · Art, Educational Web Sites

Oh, this one is fun! Wonderville… Check it out. (The Alberta Science Museum site, not the other one with a similar name.) Have a great week, everyone… – Mrs. R (Photo by Steve Rawley)

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