April 17

Eastern Welcomes DVM TV!

For the second time in less than a month students here at Eastern were featured by DVM news here in Maryland! On March 28th Eastern Elementary hosted Google Expeditions AR and then on April 17th students were featured due to their global work with blogging! It is an awesome site to see the pride that many of the students take in their work and that it truly shows when they speak about it! I will post the link to the news story as soon as I have it.

March 27

Happy Google Eve!

Tomorrow is the big day! Google will be bring their pioneer Augmented Reality (AR) program to Eastern Elementary! This is such an exciting opportunity for our students, our teachers, and our community. This is an opportunity to meaningfully engage with cutting edge 21st century technology and delve deeper into content and concepts that would not be possible with just text and pictures! Let’s make our visitors feel welcome and show them the rockstars that we have here at Eastern!

March 23

From Ms. W. and The Student Blogging Challenge

The post next week is all about global issues but there are some interesting events happening this week that you might want to take part in ready for the activities in next week’s challenge.

This is an excellent website showing what happens every day of the year. These are some for this coming week:

Pick one of the days listed and create a blog post informing your readers about the day. Why do some people celebrate it? How do some people celebrate it?

March 18

Big Weeks Ahead!

We have some big weeks ahead of us! Our MP3 reward is on Monday 3/19, ReFresh lessons on Wednesday 3/21, a field trip to the Rural Heritage Museum on Monday 3/26 and we cap off our third marking period with a visit from Google to pioneer Augmented Reality! What is the thing that you are looking forward to the most? Create a post on your blog and let your followers know what you are most excited for and why!

February 28

100WC Week #22

Latest prompt

This week we are looking at five words. All need to be in your writing but they can be in any order. You might find it useful to write out a short plan to make sure you get them all in & that your piece makes sense!

The words are:

Ladder   Goldfish   Flew   Brown   Slowly

 

The form will close at 23.45 UK time on the 3rd March

 

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