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Student videos were produced with Microsoft Photostory 3 for Windows.
Videos were hosted and enhanced on Vimeo.
Student online research is hosted on Weebly.
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Before production, we talked about what a great digital story should include. We made a list of descriptors, and used those to create a rubric. Students evaluated their work, and the work of others, using this rubric.
Life Cycle Manipulatives
Teacher Cycle of Life
This is a video clip from Amanda. She was once one of my second grade students. Now she is an elementary school teacher, passing her passion for teaching along to the next generation:
Etowah County, AL SIOP.
At the other end of the generational spectrum, here are my twin great nieces, Aubrey and Avery, singing The Caterpillar Song.