We Love Reading!
We sure do love to read! Here’s a peek at some long overdue slideshows that we made showing how much fun we can have with reading. Enjoy!
Can you tell us about your favorite book or series?
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about 3 weeks ago - 2 comments
. Our friend in Washington, Julia, left us a comment that caught our attention. . . Julia is a student at Mrs. Hembree’s school. They have been working very hard on a Books to Africa Project. Check out their links HERE and HERE. These students have been fundraising and collecting books to send to children More >
about 3 weeks ago - 15 comments
Well, that was fun. Today, we were able to meet Mrs. Monaghan’s class in England through Skype. During our blogging conversations, we discovered words we didn’t know and items we hadn’t heard before. We found out that we sometimes call the same things by different names. So, we decided to play a game of International More >
about 1 month ago - 8 comments
Inspired by the amazing Mo Willems’, Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus, this book takes a Michigan twist. Henry Ford asks the readers to watch his Model T and remember, Don’t Let the Bear Drive the Model T! * You won’t believe the crazy excuses this bear gives… * Don't Let the Bear Drive More >
about 1 month ago - 8 comments
In celebration of Earth Day this past April 22nd, we made our third annual Paperless Earth Day books. You can see our past Earth Day books by clicking here (Earth Day 2011) and here (Earth Day 2012) . We used KidPix4 and TuxPaint to illustrate our ideas. Take a peek at some ways we take care of More >
about 2 months ago - 25 comments
Today, the Techie Kids had a wonderful surprise! We received a package in the mail from the fabulous, Mr. Mannell (@RossMannell). He has been doing an amazing job of supporting my 3rd through 8th grade bloggers. Here are the first comments that we shared on our Winter in Michigan post. * Here are the links More >
about 3 months ago - 7 comments
We love to read. So, of course, we are excited about March is Reading Month! Our schools have many fun activities planned this month like read a cereal box day, read- a shirt day, flashlight reading, and special guest mystery readers. We explore the different reading genres in our classrooms. Our students know that we More >
about 3 months ago - 18 comments
Hooray! Hooray! It’s Skyping Day! Today our first group of Techie Kids had their first chance to Skype while they were at school. We were able to meet Mrs. Kistler and the 49er’s. We were so excited! This year, 3rd graders learn about our great state of Michigan. We have worked hard to find out More >
about 1 year ago - 4 comments
Don’t you know that it’s all about the genres? The Techie Kids do. Here’s a project that we started back during “March Is Reading Month.” After seeing what Amy Burvall creates for her high school History students, Mrs. Moore was inspired to try a small scale version with our elementary classes. We hope you are More >
about 1 year ago - 2 comments
If you give the Techie Kids inspiration, chances are they’ll create something amazing! That’s just what we’ve been doing. Inspired by Laura Numeroff’s If You Give A Mouse A Cookie series, we decided to create our own version. This story is a collaboration between our Kindergarten, First, Second, and Third grade classes. Here is our More >
about 1 year ago - 15 comments
One of my favorite Dr. Seuss books is Fox in Socks. I just love the silly tongue twister tales. Let’s have some fun in the style of this awesome author by writing and reading some of our own. Many tongue twisters use alliteration. Alliteration is repeating a particular sound in the first syllables of a More >