Archives for February 7, 2012

  1. Learning through Sound Effects

    A mouse scratching the floor as he searches for food.  An owl “ho ho” in the middle of the night.  These are sounds we have heard in nature, which spark the imagination of what we envision may be occurring.  Sound effects are a great way for students to think about and narrate what they hear.  […]

  2. Join Patti Harju at the 2012 DEN Summer Institute

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    Patti Harju teaches 2nd grade at St. Stephen School in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She’s been teaching for over 20 years, all of it at St. Stephen School. She loves to use technology to engage and excite her students. They use a class wiki, blog, Kidblogs, and more. Check out her class wiki – http://harju.wikispaces.com/ Here’s […]