Monday, March 28, 2011

Be Careful About Your Social Media Behaviors: Sexting

Today we will read and discuss this article on sexting. We need to be very careful about how we use our social media tools. We also need to consider the long term implications of a thoughtless act.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Comments4Kids: The Why's and How's of Commenting
Before we get started typing this morning, I want you to do a little research on blog commenting. You will need to go the my Comments4Kids blog and read the information there. Pay specific attention on the home page to the Rules for Comments4Kids as well as follow the links on the right of the blog. Tomorrow we will discuss it more.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Monday, March 14, 2011

Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

We will be spending this week examining the earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan last Friday. You will need to write a post each day over some aspect of the disaster and its impact on Japan and the world. We will be meeting daily to discuss what you have learned.

Wallwisher: Where Do We Write?

Today for our 5 Minute Think we will be answering the question: Where do we write? Double-click anywhere on the page, add your first name in the name box then type your answer. When finished click "Ok". The answers will be moderated.

Friday, March 11, 2011


"Poptropica is a massively multiplayer online game and virtual world, targeted at children ages 6 to 15, where players can travel, play games, compete in head-to-head competition, and communicate safely with each other. There is a role-playing component as players are encouraged to finish "island missions" and get medallions."

It has been a couple weeks since I have given you a mental health day, enjoy!

Wednesday, March 09, 2011

5 Minute Think: What Do We Write?


  1. Students use your first name only. 
  2. Answer the question in the box.
  3. Only answers to the question will be posted, anything else will not.