Designing Digital Snowflakes

Designing Digital Snowflakes

Combining Art, 2-D Design & Printing You remember making snowflakes with folded paper as a kid, right?  Imagine the same experience, but without the disappointment of ending up with tiny bits of paper because you cut too much.  This week I partnered with Kathleen Lorenzo, one of our fabulous elementary art teachers and her second grade students to create digital ...

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STEAM Project: Create-an-Animal

STEAM Create an Animal Project Adobe Spark Video

Create-an-Animal STEAM Project Fourth grade students studying animal adaptations participated in a create-an-animal project that combined science, technology and art skills in new ways.  Details of the project, lesson materials and student exemplars are shared below. Create-an-Animal Planning Packet Students first completed a create-an-animal planning packet which had three sections:  Part 1 – Describe the Your Animal, Part 2 – ...

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Mock Fairy Tale Trials – A Collaborative Writing Project

Mock Fairy Tale Trials Collaborative Digital Writing Project

Practicing Collaborative Digital Writing with Mock Fairy Tale Trials Lesson I had the pleasure of working with an amazing group of 4th graders over the past couple of weeks in a collaborative writing project that culminated in a mock trial or Jack of Jack and the Beanstalk fame and Gretel of Hansel and Gretel.  For teachers looking for a highly ...

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