Today, we captured this grade 4 student searching the non-fiction stacks for books after using the eLibrary to find out what we had at Keeler.
Thursday, 30 April 2015
Wednesday, 29 April 2015
Grade 5 students at Keeler learning circuits and reflecting at their own pace using a guiding checklist to personalize their learning.
Tuesday, 28 April 2015
Monday, 27 April 2015
Friday, 24 April 2015
During recess and lunch our students use the Learning Commons to complete school projects, projects of interest or to try the various maker station challenges offered. These popsicle stick towers were built by students from grades 3 - 6. The tallest one was over 2m in height!
Thursday, 23 April 2015
These students are making use of one of our "whiteboard" tables to plan out a project. Since we opened the Learning Commons we are noticing more collaboration between students in all grade levels.
Wednesday, 22 April 2015
These grade two students are working on their research skills for an animal project in their class. This group is working on their digital citizenship skills and learning how to use Comic Life to present the information they have discovered about their animals.
Tuesday, 21 April 2015
This is a prototype of an electric vehicle that our grade 5/6 students have been working on in Science. Several of the students used the Learning Commons space during lunch and recess to work on their prototypes.
Monday, 20 April 2015
Friday, 17 April 2015
Thursday, 16 April 2015
Wednesday, 15 April 2015
Tuesday, 14 April 2015
At CHris Akkerman, we are all keen to see how the 3D printing will fit into learning. To start with, we are designing key chains with names on them. This is a way for student to learn the basics of designing some using Morphi App on our iPads.
Monday, 13 April 2015
Morphi, an easy to use, 3D designing App.
Friday, 10 April 2015
Thursday, 9 April 2015
The grade 4s from yesterday post are continuing their work on Simple Machines and are now document their learning using our mini light studio and iPad. They will work with the images at a later point. After the students learn a little more about Simple Machines they will use Skitch App to label the different parts of their machine.
Wednesday, 8 April 2015
Tuesday, 7 April 2015
These students came in to the learning commons today representing their classroom groups. We had to work on (redo) an older Digital Citizenship Video project that got deleted during a computer upgrade. They were so excited to be working in iMovie again!