WE WILL ROCK YOU
WE ARE THE BOBCATS
Direct from the innovative minds of our magically talented music teachers, Ms. Hatch and Ms. Revering, we celebrated Earth Day this morning at Bridge Point Elementary. The performers included two talented 4th grade boys on drums and guitar, and a sweet singing and stomping crew of 120 Kindergartners and 140 4th graders sporting instruments made out of recycled items! Happy Earth Day, ya'll!
The Trading Cards app is a great FREE app for the iPad. Student can create cards to help them study, summarize books, follow characters in a book study, and so much more. Check out the App Integration Snapshot for more great ideas and quick video tutorial to get you started. hAPPy Friday!
Students in Mr. Root's 4th grade interact with geography in science, social studies and language arts using the website, Scribble Maps. Scribble Maps is an iPad friendly website that works a lot like Google Earth or Google Maps. You can draw by hand, create labels, place markers, circles or boxes and even add images. Scribble Maps can be used in all different ways to represent content knowledge and information through geography. And, it works GREAT on the Smartboard! Want to learn more? Check out this guide to using Scribble Maps in the classroom written by Taylor, a 4th grader in Mr. Root's class. Thanks, Taylor!!
This week's hAPPy Friday is brought to you by Jolie Jennings, Ed Tech at Cedar Creek Elementary. The Weebly app works in conjunction with the Weebly website creation tool to edit blog pages from the iPad. Weebly is a great way to get kids blogging with Weebly student accounts. It's great for writing blog posts from the perspective of someone living in the past, blogging reading responses, and publishing projects on explorers. To learn more, check out the App Integration Snapshot created by Ms. Jennings!
Well, it's that time of year again! Gather all your kids who turn five before September 1, 2014 and tell them to head on over to register for Kindergarten at our beautiful school! Want to see just how awesome Kindergarten is a Bridge Point? View our our teacher and student created Kinder Round Up video for 2014 featuring these songs: Everything is Awesome by Tegan, Sara and The Lonely Island, Best Day of My Life by American Authors, We're Going to be Friends by Jack Johnson and Count on Me by Bruno Mars. Kindergarten at Bridge Point is Awesome!