Grade 5 students at Keeler School using Sketchbook Pro in iPads with stylus pens to sketch photos of themselves. These will be sent to their class pen pals.
Friday, 28 November 2014
Thursday, 27 November 2014
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
At Chris Akkerman, our kindergarten students were learning how to use Pic Collage today. We had previously taken some photos of shapes and today we were adding text to our pictures.
Monday, 24 November 2014
We've had an meal worm observation station in our learning commons for a couple of months. Now it's time for the those creepy crawlies to change!
We documented part of the process with this stop motion video. 600 pictures and 4 or 5 hours later we ended up with the following video
or watch on YouTube here - http://youtu.be/9jXaYnSDnCs
Friday, 21 November 2014
These littleBits are taking over our learning commons. Interest is building fast about these amazingly designed electronic circuit modules.
Thursday, 20 November 2014
Recently I was given a catalyst by #canADE colleague and friend Jared Nichol from Cold Lake High School in Northern Alberta. I'm trying to create interest in this project by having students interact with the this metal object. What do you think it is?
Wednesday, 19 November 2014
Tuesday, 18 November 2014
Mrs. Schurig's grade 8 class spread all their Renaissance Timelines out in the Learning Commons and then walked through them giving each other written feedback. Yay for authentic formative assessment :)
Monday, 17 November 2014
Friday, 14 November 2014
Thursday, 13 November 2014
Wednesday, 12 November 2014
Monday, 10 November 2014
Friday, 7 November 2014
Thursday, 6 November 2014
Willow Park Learning Commons welcomed Kenneth Oppel and Eric Walters during Calgary's Wordfest Festival. Our students enjoyed hands on writing workshops and amazingly engaging book talks. Pictured here | Kenneth Oppel setting the stage for his new "Boundless", historical fiction based on the Canadian Railway.
Wednesday, 5 November 2014
Here is funny story I'm glad I caught a picture of! As many of you know Rick Riordan's "Blood of Olympus" was recently released, this created quite a stir with Willow Park fans. Pictured here we have two friends sharing the pleasure of reading by using self checkout to their advantage - as one girl checks the book in - the other happily checks it out!
Tuesday, 4 November 2014
Monday, 3 November 2014
This week we have Karena Munroe and the Willow Park Learning Commons sharing some action photos from things happening in their learning Commons